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The Real maccoyii: Identifying Tuna Sushi with DNA Barcodes – Contrasting Characteristic Attributes and Genetic Distances

  • Jacob H. Lowenstein mail,

    jlowenstein@amnh.org (JHL); koloko@amnh.org (SOK)

    Affiliations: Division of Vertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York, United States of America, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • George Amato,

    Affiliation: Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Sergios-Orestis Kolokotronis mail

    jlowenstein@amnh.org (JHL); koloko@amnh.org (SOK)

    Affiliation: Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: November 18, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0007866
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About the Authors

Jacob H. Lowenstein
Division of Vertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York, United States of America
Jacob H. Lowenstein
Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
George Amato, Sergios-Orestis Kolokotronis
Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York, United States of America

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Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JHL GA SOK. Performed the experiments: SOK. Analyzed the data: JHL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GA SOK. Wrote the paper: JHL SOK.