hybriddetective specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_20125
Name hybriddetective
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages R
License GNU General Public License version 3.0
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
dplyr, ggplot2, grid, parallel, plyr, stringr, scales, reshape2, tidyr
Maintained Yes




No version available



  • person_outline Brendan Wringe

Additional information

Certain functions in hybriddetective rely on the programs PGDSpider and PLINK.

Publication for hybriddetective

hybriddetective citation


Cleaner fish escape salmon farms and hybridize with local wrasse populations

R Soc Open Sci
PMCID: 5882703
PMID: 29657779
DOI: 10.1098/rsos.171752
call_split See protocol

[…] ed with new SNPs until no significant comparisons remained. To assess the accuracy, efficiency and power to correctly identify individuals belonging to different hybrid classes, we used the R package HYBRIDDETECTIVE []. We used the function freqbasedsim_AlleleSample to generate three replicates of three simulated data sets with pure parents (Pure_A and Pure_B), first- and second-generation hybrids […]

hybriddetective institution(s)
Science Branch, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, St. John’s, NL, Canada; Fisheries Ecology Division, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Santa Cruz, CA, USA
hybriddetective funding source(s)
This work was supported by a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Strategic Project Grant, a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Discovery Grant, and Canadian Healthy Oceans Network, and Fisheries and Oceans Canada funding (International Governance Strategy; Programme for Aquaculture Regulatory Research; Genomics Research and Development Initiative).

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