Speciation: Genomic Archipelagos in a Crater Lake

Curr Biol. 2016 Mar 7;26(5):R197-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.01.057.


The opening stages of speciation remain poorly understood, especially from a genomic perspective. The genomes of newly discovered crater-lake cichlid fish shed light on the early phases of diversification and suggest that selection acts on multiple genomic regions.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Adaptation, Physiological / genetics*
  • Animals
  • Cichlids / genetics*
  • Cichlids / physiology*
  • Genomic Islands*
  • Mating Preference, Animal*