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Table 1 Cross-species amplification of the 35 microsatellites among 16 elasmobranch species of southern Africa

From: Microsatellite cross-species amplification and utility in southern African elasmobranchs: A valuable resource for fisheries management and conservation

Species References MM MP GG SQ CB CL CO CP HP HE PP PA SL SZ RS RA
Loci   (n = 4) (n = 3) (n = 4) (n = 1) (n = 4) (n = 3) (n = 4) (n = 4) (n = 4) (n = 4) (n = 4) (n = 1) (n = 3) (n = 3) (n = 1) (n = 3)
Mh1 [56] + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + ++
Mh2 [57] + + + + + + + + - - - - + + - -
Mh6 [56] - - + - + - - - - - - - - - - -
Mh9 [57] + + + + + - + + - - - - - - - -
Mh25 [56] + + + + + + + + + + + + - + + ++
Mca25 [49] + - - - + + ++ ++ + - + + - - + +
Mca31 [49] - - - + + + + - - - - - - + - -
Mca33 [49] + + + + + + + - + + + + - - + +
Mca44 [49] ++ - + - - - - - + + + + - - + ++
McaB5 [49] + + + + + + + + + + + + + - + +
McaB6 [49] + - + + + + + + + + - - + - - -
McaB22 [49] + + + + - + + + + + + + - + + -
McaB27 [49] + + + + + - - + - + - - - + - -
McaB33 [49] - - - - + + + + - - - - + - - -
McaB35 [49] + + - + - - - - + - + + - - - ++
McaB37 [49] + + + + - + - - - - - - + - - -
McaB39 [49] + - + - + + + + + + + + - - + -
Gg2 [50] + + + + + - - - + - - - - + ++ +
Gg3 [50] + + + + + + + + + + - - + - ++ +
Gg7 [50] + + + - + - + + - + - - - + - +
Gg11 [50] + + + ++ ++ + ++ ++ + + - - - + - -
Gg12 [50] + + + - + - + + + - - - - - - -
Gg15 [50] + + + + + + ++ ++ + + + + + + + -
Gg17 [50] + - + + + + + + - + - - + - - +
Gg18 [50] + + + + + + ++ + + - - - - ++ + +
Gg22 [50] + + + + + + + + + - - - - ++ + -
Gg23 [50] + + + + + + + + - - - - + ++ + +
Rp16-nfrdi [44] + ++ - + + ++ + + - - - + ++ + + ++
Rp35-nfrdi [44] - + - ++ - + - - - - - + + ++ + ++
Scan02 [45] - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Scan06 [45] - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Scan12 [45] - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Scan14 [45] - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Scan15 [45] - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Scan16 [45] - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  1. –, no visible band or faint bands with insufficient band intensity for scoring alleles were observed; +, solid bands with sufficient intensity for scoring alleles were detected; ++, solid bands with artefacts were produced but with at least one band of expected allele size. Mustelus mustelus (MM), Mustelus palumbes (MP), Galeorhinus galeus (GG), Scylliogaleus quecketti (SQ), Carcharhinus brachyurus (CB), Carcharhinus limbatus (CL), Carcharhinus obscurus (CO), Carcharhinus plumbeus (CP), Haploblepharus pictus (HP), Haploblepharus edwardsii (HE), Poroderma africanum (PA), Poroderma pantherinum (PP) Sphyrna lewini (SL), Sphyrna zygaena (SZ), Raja straeleni (RS) and Raja alba (RA).