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Supporting information 1:

Table S1 Information and results for the samples analysed in this study.

Table S2 Details of the prior and hyperprior parameters used in the Storz & Beaumont (2002) Bayesian approach, implemented in MSVAR v1.3.

Table S3 median values and 90% highest probability density (HPD) limits of the posterior distributions for the current (N0) and ancestral (N1) effective population sizes, and the time (T) since the population size change, calculated using BOA v1.1.7.

Table S4 Current effective population size estimates (Ne) and 95% confidence intervals obtained from the linkage disequilibrium and the approximate Bayesian computation method.

Fig. S1 Distribution of the polecat/ferret wild samples used in this study across the British Islands.

Fig. S2 Distribution of allele frequencies per locus obtained for polecats and ferrets.

Fig. S3 The efficiency (a) and accuracy (b) of detecting purebred parentals and hybrids using different thresholds (Tq) in Structure.

Fig. S4 The efficiency (a) and accuracy (b) of detecting the three genotype frequency classes (criterion 2) using different thresholds for the posterior probability of belonging to each class in NewHybrids.

mec12456-sup-0002-SupportingInformation2.docWord document27KSupporting information 2. Detailed description of the criteria used to classify individuals based on morphology.

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