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Microsatellite genotypes for desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) in Ivanpah Valley (2015-2017)

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2015
End Date
2017

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Dutcher, K.E., Vandergast, A.G., Esque, T.C., Mitelberg, A., and Nussear, K.E., 2020, Microsatellite genotypes for desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) in Ivanpah Valley (2015-2017): U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P90LIQRI.

Summary

These data show the multilocus genotypes, gender, and midline carapace length (MCL) for desert tortoises (Gopherus agassizii) sampled in the central portion of the Mojave desert tortoise range. This data supports the following publication: Dutcher, K.E., Vandergast, A.G., Esque, T.C., Mitelberg, A., Matocq, M.D., Heaton, J.S. and Nussear, K.E., Genes in space: what Mojave Desert tortoise genetics can tell us about landscape connectivity. Conservation Genetics, pp.1-15.

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Purpose

These data were collected to evaluate the spatial genetic structure of tortoises in the central portion of the Mojave desert tortoise range.

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The authors of these data require that data users contact them regarding intended use and to assist with understanding limitations and interpretation. Unless otherwise stated, all data, metadata and related materials are considered to satisfy the quality standards relative to the purpose for which the data were collected. Although these data and associated metadata have been reviewed for accuracy and completeness and approved for release by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the display or utility of the data on any other system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. Any use of trade, firm, or product names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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  • USGS Western Ecological Research Center

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