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Alberte, R. S., G. K. Suba, et al. (1994). "Assessment of Genetic Diversity of Seagrass Populations Using DNA Fingerprinting:  Implications for Population Stability and Management." (PDF 628 KB) Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 91: 1049-1053. 

Budowle, B., P. Garofano, et al. (2005). "Recommendations for Animal DNA Forensic and Identity Testing." (PDF 2,530 KB) International Journal of Legal Medical 119: 295-302.

Burnham-Curtis, M. K. (1993). Intralacustrine Speciation of Salvelinus namaycush in Lake Superior:  An Investigation of Genetic and Morphological Variation and Evolution of Lake Trout in the Laurentian Great Lakes. (PDF 14,524 KB) Doctor of Philosophy (Biology). Ann Arbor, University of Michigan: 285 pp.

Burnham-Curtis, M. K. and C. R. Bronte (1996). "Otoliths Reveal a Diverse Age Structure for Humper Lake Trout in Lake Superior." Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 125: 844-851.

Burnham-Curtis, M. K., T. M. Ramme, et al. (2002). "Mitochondrial DNA variability among Lake Baikal omul Coregonus autumnalis migratorius (Georgi)." (PDF 596 KB) Archives Hydrobiolical Specific Issues Advanced Limnol. 57: 85-95.

Dratch, P. A. and S. R. Fain (1993). "Applied Wildlife Genetics in Enforcement and Management." (PDF 560 KB) International Union of Game Biologists, 21st Congress 1: 137-142. 

Dratch, P. A., J. A. Shafer, et al. (1996). "Comparison of Electrophoretic and Chromotographic Methods for Analysis of Deer Haemoglobins." (PDF 123 KB) Animal Genetics 27(Supplement 2 - A002): 17.

Fain, S. R., B. C. Hamlin, et al. (2000). "Genetic Variation in the River Sturgeon Scaphirhynchus (Acipenseridae) as Inferred from Partial mtDNA Sequences of Cytochrome b." (PDF 2,496 KB) Final Report: 1-20. 

Firehammer, J. A., D. L. Scarnecchia, et al. (2006). "Modification of a Passive Gear to Sample Paddlefish Eggs in Sandbed Spawning Reaches of the Lower Yellowstone River." (PDF 186 KB) North American Journal of Fisheries Management 26: 63-72

Guinand, B., A. Topchy, et al. (2002). "Comparisons of Likelihood and Machine Learning Methods of Individual Classification." (PDF 102 KB) Journal of Heredity 93(4): 260-269. 

Guinand, B., K. T. Scribner, et al. ( 2003). "Genetic Variation over Space and Time: Analyses of Extinct and Remnant Lake Trout Populations in the Upper Great Lakes." (PDF 991 KB) Proceedings of The Royal Society of London B(0700): 1-9.

Guinand, B., K. T. Scribner, et al. (2005). "Effects of Coancestry on Accuracy of Individual Assignments to Population of Origin: Examples Using Great Lakes Lake Trout (Salvelinus namaycush)." (PDF 700 KB) Genetica 127(1 - 3): 329-340.

Hamlin, B. C.-R. A., U. Wiggers, Dr. Ernie - Advisor, et al. (1996). "Utility of DNA Typing Via Microsatellite Markers to Determine Breeding Structure and Paternity of Free Ranging White-tailed Deer in Missouri." 1-18.

Kretzmann, M. B., W. G. Gilmartin, et al. (1997). "Low Genetic Variability in the Hawaiian Monk Seal." (PDF 1,096 KB) Conservation Biology 11(2): 482-490. 

Page, K. S., K. T. Scribner, et al. (2003). "Genetic Assessment of Strain-Specific Sources of Lake Trout Recruitment in the Great Lakes." Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 132: 877-894.

Page, K. S., K. T. Scribner, et al. (2004). "Genetic Diversity of Wild and Hatchery Lake Trout Populations: Relevance for Management and Restoration in the Great Lakes." (PDF 1,482 KB) Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 133: 674-691.

Ruth, J. L. and S. R. Fain (1993). "The 'Individualization' of Large North American Mammals." (PDF 466 KB) DNA Fingerprinting: State of the Science 67: 429-436.

Scribner, K. T., J. Bodkin, et al. (1997). "Population Genetic Studies of the Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris): A Review and Interpretation of Available Data." Molecular Genetics of Marine Mammals Special Publication 3: 197-208.

Scribner, K. T., S. Hills, et al. (1997). "Population Genetics Studies of the Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus):  A Summary and Interpretation of Results and Research Needs." Molecular Genetics of Marine Mammals Special Publicaiton 3: 173-184.

Straughan, D. J. and N. Lehman (2000). "Genetic Differentiation Among Oregon Lake Populations of the Daphnia pulex Species Complex." The American Genetic Association 91: 8-17.

Straughan, D. J., M. K. Burnham-Curtis, et al. (2002). "Experimental Search for Forensically Useful Markers in the Genus Scaphirhynchus." (PDF 1,996 KB) Journal of Applied Ichthyology 18: 621-628. 


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