BlueDuck Dr. Stefanie Grosser and Dr. Jawad Abdelkrim’s work on Blue duck population genetics has now been published in the journal of Conservation Genetics! Their research found two distinct mitochondrial lineages between the North and South Island populations, as well as significant differences at microsatellite markers. This extensive population differentiation suggests that populations on Sth and Nth Island continue to be managed separately.

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