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Research Project: Developing Nutritional, Genetic, and Management Strategies to Enhance Warmwater Finfish Production

Location: Harry K. Dupree Stuttgart National Aquaculture Research Cntr

Title: SNP panel development for genetic management of wild and domesticated white bass (Morone chrysops)

Author
item ZHAO, HONGGANG - AUBURN UNIVERSITY
item Fuller, Adam
item THONGDA, WILAWAN - AUBURN UNIVERSITY
item Abernathy, Jason
item Beck, Benjamin
item PEATMAN, ERIC - AUBURN UNIVERSITY

Submitted to: Genbank
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 7/13/2018
Publication Date: 11/14/2018
Citation: Zhao, H., Fuller, S.A., Thongda, W., Abernathy, J.W., Beck, B.H., Peatman, E. 2018. SNP panel development for genetic management of wild and domesticated white bass (Morone chrysops). Genbank. Acession # SRP151393.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: White bass (Morone chrysops), striped bass, and their interspecific hybrid are important game fishes, while the hybrid striped bass is an important aquaculture species in the United States. Numerous state, federal, and private hatcheries, therefore, rear these species for stocking purposes as well as food fish. While striped bass populations (both wild and domesticated) have been extensively evaluated, relatively little effort has been directed toward the study and improvement of white bass. In this study, we developed SNP resources to examine the genetic relationships among a long-term domesticated white bass line and five potential founder stocks for selective breeding collected from drainages in Arkansas, Texas, and Alabama. Using genotyping-by-sequencing (GBS), we generated 13,872 genome-wide SNP loci across the six populations. Stringent filtering of SNP-calling parameters identified 426 highly informative SNP loci. The SNP resources developed in this study should facilitate ongoing efforts in selective breeding and conservation of white bass. Raw Illumina sequence data for white bass genotyping-by-sequencing (GBS) submitted to the public database: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Sequence Read Archive (NCBI-SRA). Data is available under accession number SRP151393.