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Table 3 Multiplex transferability results of a total of 22 microsatellite loci showing the number of alleles per locus for the 11 elasmobranch species tested

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

Locus MP GG CB CL CO CP HP HE SL SZ PP
(n = 8) (n = 8) (n = 8) (n = 4) (n = 4) (n = 4) (n =8) (n = 4) (n = 5) (n = 5) (n = 5)
MPS1            
Mh1 4 3 1 2 1 1 1 1 4 2 3
Mh2 - 5 * 1 1 * - - 2 1 3
Mh9 4 4 * - * * - - 4 5 3
Mh25 5 5 2 3 2 3 1 3 4 6 3
Mca25 3 1 1 3 2 1 2 1 3 4 3
McaB39 3 3 2 2 1 2 2 * 2 3 3
MPS2            
McaB5 3 1 2 4 2 3 1 1 5 5 7
McaB6 4 4 * 4 2 1 - 1 2 3 5
McaB22 2 1 1 4 2 4 2 4 4 7 7
McaB27 2 2 2 - 1 * - 1 - 2 -
Mca33 4 2 2 4 2 2 2 3 4 7 6
McaB37 3 5 1 3 1 1 - - 4 6 7
MPS3            
Gg2 5 4 1 - 1 1 2 - - 2 -
Gg3 3 2 1 1 2 * 2 1 - 2 2
Gg7 4 1 1 - 1 1 2 - - 1 1
Gg11 6 4 1 - 2 2 * * - 1 3
Gg12 4 5 - - 1 * 1 1 2 2 1
MPS4            
Gg15 7 5 1 4 1 4 4 2 5 3 5
Gg17 4 4 1 4 1 2 2 2 2 3 2
Gg18 6 3 2 3 1 3 3 3 7 6 4
Gg22 6 5 2 3 2 2 2 1 3 2 3
Gg23 4 2 2 1 2 1 3 2 6 4 3
Total P loci 21 18 8 13 10 10 12 7 16 19 18
PP 95.5 81.8 36.4 59.1 45.5 45.5 54.5 31.8 72.7 86.3 81.8
  1. n - number of individuals tested; *Failed to amplify but showed successful transferability initially (see Table 1); - No amplification; allele numbers in bold indicate loci that failed to cross-amplify according to Table 1; P – polymorphic and PP - percentage of polymorphism. For species abbreviations refer to Table 1.