Record of complete albinism in marine catfish, Osteogeneiosus militaris (Linnaeus, 1758), landed at Mumbai

Chavan, B B and Sundaram, Sujit and Sawant, A D and Das, Thakur (2008) Record of complete albinism in marine catfish, Osteogeneiosus militaris (Linnaeus, 1758), landed at Mumbai. Marine Fisheries Information Service T&E Ser., 197 . pp. 15-17.

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Abstract

Albinism is due to one of several gene mutations that affect the normal pigmentation. There are various degrees of albinism. True albino or amelanistic animals lack melanin and are white with unpigmented pink eyes.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:complete albinism; marine catfish; Osteogeneiosus militaris
Subjects:Demersal Fishes > Cat Fishes
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:3744
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:04 Sep 2010 11:05
Last Modified:05 Jun 2012 15:14

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