Conservation Genetics

(The TQCC of Conservation Genetics is 4. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
IUCN Red List and the value of integrating genetics72
Neutral genetic diversity as a useful tool for conservation biology50
New developments in the field of genomic technologies and their relevance to conservation management32
Genetic impacts of conservation management actions in a critically endangered parrot species26
Genetic diversity goals and targets have improved, but remain insufficient for clear implementation of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework25
Do We Need to Identify Adaptive Genetic Variation When Prioritizing Populations for Conservation?23
Authors’ Reply to Letter to the Editor: Continued improvement to genetic diversity indicator for CBD21
Reviewing the consequences of genetic purging on the success of rescue programs20
Evaluation of proposed genetic goals and targets for the Convention on Biological Diversity18
Environmental DNA metabarcoding reveals the presence of a small, quick-moving, nocturnal water shrew in a forest stream17
Next-generation technologies applied to age-old challenges in Madagascar16
Prey partitioning between sympatric wild carnivores revealed by DNA metabarcoding: a case study on wolf (Canis lupus) and coyote (Canis latrans) in northeastern Washington15
Suggested improvements to proposed genetic indicator for CBD15
Developing a monitoring program of genetic diversity: what do stakeholders say?15
Conservation genomics reveals low genetic diversity and multiple parentage in the threatened freshwater mussel, Margaritifera hembeli14
The conservation utility of mitochondrial genetic diversity in macrogenetic research14
Microbial diversity of the glass sponge Vazella pourtalesii in response to anthropogenic activities13
Interspecific hybridization in natural sturgeon populations of the Eastern Black Sea: the consequence of drastic population decline?13
Genome-wide SNPs reveal complex fine scale population structure in the California market squid fishery (Doryteuthis opalescens)13
Genetic monitoring of the greater stick-nest rat meta-population for strategic supplementation planning13
Assessing genetic diversity and connectivity in a tule elk (Cervus canadensis nannodes) metapopulation in Northern California12
High gene flow through pollen partially compensates spatial limited gene flow by seeds for a Neotropical tree in forest conservation and restoration areas12
Establishment of a microsatellite genetic baseline for North American Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser o. oxyrhinchus) and range-wide analysis of population genetics12
Long-distance Eurasian lynx dispersal – a prospect for connecting native and reintroduced populations in Central Europe11
Global phylogeography of ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys spp.): evolution, demography, connectivity, and conservation11
Stock composition of Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus) encountered in marine and estuarine environments on the U.S. Atlantic Coast11
Conservation genetics of relict tropical species of Magnolia (section Macrophylla)10
New insights into the past and recent evolutionary history of the Corsican mouflon (Ovis gmelini musimon) to inform its conservation10
DNA-typing surveillance of the bushmeat in Côte d'Ivoire: a multi-faceted tool for wildlife trade management in West Africa10
Assessing species number and genetic diversity of the Mountainsnails (Oreohelicidae)9
Conservation genomics of federally endangered Texella harvester species (Arachnida, Opiliones, Phalangodidae) from cave and karst habitats of central Texas9
Conservation in the face of hybridisation: genome-wide study to evaluate taxonomic delimitation and conservation status of a threatened orchid species9
Population genomics and conservation of Gila Trout (Oncorhynchus gilae)9
Moving far, staying close: red fox dispersal patterns revealed by SNP genotyping9
Genetic signature of immigrants and their effect on genetic diversity in the recently established Scandinavian wolf population9
Population structure of a nest parasite of Darwin’s finches within its native and invasive ranges9
Isolation-by-distance and male-biased dispersal at a fine spatial scale: a study of the common European adder (Vipera berus) in a rural landscape8
Large-scale and fine-grain population structure and genetic diversity of snow leopards (Panthera uncia Schreber, 1776) from the northern and western parts of the range with an emphasis on the Russian 8
Variable clonality and genetic structure among disjunct populations of Banksia mimica8
Contrasting effects of local environment and grazing pressure on the genetic diversity and structure of Artemisia frigida8
Contextualizing enigmatic extinctions using genomic DNA from fluid-preserved museum specimens of Desmognathus salamanders8
Conservation genomics of an Australian cycad Cycas calcicola, and the Absence of Key Genotypes in Botanic Gardens8
Landscape genetic connectivity in European wildcat (Felis silvestris silvestris): a matter of food, shelters and demographic status of populations8
A large wild salmon stock shows genetic and life history differentiation within, but not between, rivers8
Genetic structure and effective population size of Sydney rock oysters in eastern Australia8
Conservation genetics of two critically endangered island dwarf carnivores7
Detecting genomic variation underlying phenotypic characteristics of reintroduced Coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch)7
Genotyping-by-sequencing reveals the effects of riverscape, climate and interspecific introgression on the genetic diversity and local adaptation of the endangered Mexican golden trout (Oncorhynchus c7
Rediscovery of a native freshwater shrimp, Neocaridina denticulata, and expansion of an invasive species in and around Lake Biwa, Japan: genetic and morphological approach7
Genomic drivers of early-life fitness in Picea rubens7
Conservation genetics of the yellow-bellied toad (Bombina variegata): population structure, genetic diversity and landscape effects in an endangered amphibian7
Prioritising source populations for supplementing genetic diversity of reintroduced southern brown bandicoots Isoodon obesulus obesulus6
No outbreeding depression in a trial of targeted gene flow in an endangered Australian marsupial6
Past, present, future: tracking and simulating genetic differentiation over time in a closed metapopulation system6
Transcriptomic and genomic variants between koala populations reveals underlying genetic components to disorders in a bottlenecked population6
The impact of habitat loss and population fragmentation on genomic erosion6
Genetic structure and diversity in the freshwater gastropod Chilina dombeiana in the Biobío River, Chile6
Mapping our knowledge on birds of prey population genetics6
Population genomics study for the conservation management of the endangered shrub Abeliophyllum distichum6
Genome-wide markers reveal differentiation between and within the cryptic sister species, sunset and vermilion rockfish6
Conservation genetics of an island-endemic lizard: low Ne and the critical role of intermediate temperatures for genetic connectivity6
Connectivity of Alpine newt populations (Ichthyosaura alpestris) exacerbates the risk of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans outbreaks in European fire salamanders (Salamandra salamandra)6
Phylogeography and genetic diversity of the commercially-collected Caribbean blue-legged hermit crab (Clibanarius tricolor)6
Inbreeding is associated with shorter early-life telomere length in a wild passerine5
“More than meets the eye”: phylogeographic inferences and remarkable cryptic diversity and in endemic catfish Parotocinclus (Loricariidae: Hypoptopomatinae) from neglected and impacted basins in South5
Transcribing molecular and climatic data into conservation management for the Himalayan endangered species, Taxus contorta (Griff.)5
High genetic differentiation in the endemic and endangered freshwater fish Achondrostoma salmantinum Doadrio and Elvira, 2007 from Spain, as revealed by mitochondrial and SNP markers5
Patterns of genetic partitioning and gene flow in the endangered San Bernardino kangaroo rat (Dipodomys merriami parvus) and implications for conservation management5
A first genetic assessment of the newly introduced Isle Royale gray wolves (Canis lupus)5
Evidence of hybridisation between the common Indonesian banded pig (Sus scrofa vitattus) and the endangered Java warty pig (Sus verrucosus)5
Spatial genetic structure of a keystone long-lived semiarid shrub: historical effects prevail but do not cancel the impact of recent severe habitat loss on genetic diversity5
Evaluating the genome-wide impacts of species translocations: the greater prairie-chicken as a case study4
Population genetics and geometric morphometrics of the freshwater snail Segmentina nitida reveal cryptic sympatric species of conservation value in Europe4
Conservation genetics of yellow-bellied toads (Bombina variegata): a matter of geographical scale and isolation4
Population genetic pattern of the freshwater fish Amur sleeper (Perccottus glenii) across its native distribution area in China4
Using genomic tools to inform management of the Atlantic northern fulmar4
Isolated on sky islands: genetic diversity and population structure of an endangered mountain lizard4
Translocations restore a population of a threatened rock-wallaby and bolster its genetic diversity4
Cryptic speciation and population differentiation in the yellow-nosed albatross species complex4
Wildlife conservation in a fragmented landscape: the Eurasian red squirrel on the Isle of Wight4
Reconciling direct and indirect estimates of functional connectivity in a Mediterranean pond-breeding amphibian4
Complex patterns of genetic and morphological differentiation in the Smallmouth Bass subspecies (Micropterus dolomieu dolomieu and M. d. velox) of the Central Interior Highlands4
Novel hybrid finds a peri-urban niche: Allen’s Hummingbirds in southern California4
Whole genome re-sequencing uncovers significant population structure and low genetic diversity in the endangered clouded apollo (Parnasssius mnemosyne) in Sweden4
Low neutral and immunogenetic diversity in northern fringe populations of the green toad Bufotes viridis: implications for conservation4
Genetic structure and population history in two critically endangered Kaua‘i honeycreepers4
Genetic structure of Rhinoceros Rock Iguanas, Cyclura cornuta, in the Dominican Republic, with insights into the impact of captive facilities and the taxonomic status of Cyclura on Mona Island4
Landscape genetics of an endangered salt marsh endemic: Identifying population continuity and barriers to dispersal4
Genome-wide assessment of kokanee salmon stock diversity, population history and hatchery representation at the northern range margin4
Metapopulation genetics of endangered reticulated flatwoods salamanders (Ambystoma bishopi) in a dynamic and fragmented landscape4
Genetic structure, diversity and distribution of a threatened lizard affected by widespread habitat fragmentation4
Effects of subpopulation extinction on effective size (Ne) of metapopulations4
Population genetic structure of the Natterjack toad (Epidalea calamita) in Ireland: implications for conservation management4
Do anthropogenic matrix and life-history traits structure small mammal populations? A meta-analytical approach4
Post-delisting genetic monitoring reveals population subdivision along river and reservoir localities of the endemic Concho water snake (Nerodia harteri paucimaculata)4
Strong population genetic structure and cryptic diversity in the Florida bonneted bat (Eumops floridanus)4