sympatric hybridization

sympatric hybridization

the occasional occurrence of hybrids between well-defined SYMPATRIC species.
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In cases of hybridization where the distributions of two parental types broadly overlap, the term sympatric hybridization was used.
Widespread sympatric hybridization occurs when hybrids are found with parental types throughout the zone of overlap.
Specifically, we questioned if hybridization was more common in Coosa River reservoirs compared with other reservoirs in the state (i.e., peripheral sympatric hybridization), or was natural hybridization between black and white crappie a widespread or localized occurrence in Alabama reservoirs?