Rare record of albino catfish, Arius caelaltus landed at Mumbai

Das, Thakur and Chavan, B B and Sundaram, Sujit (2006) Rare record of albino catfish, Arius caelaltus landed at Mumbai. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 188 . pp. 21-22.

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Abstract

Albinism is due to gene mutations that affect the production of normal pigmentation.True albino, or amelanistic animals lack melanin and are white with no markings and with unpigmented pink eyes.On such case of albinism was observed in a male catfish Arius caelatus landed at New Ferry Wharf on 4.4.06 by a trawler.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Albino catfish; albinism; pigmentation
Subjects:Demersal Fishes
Demersal Fishes > Cat Fishes
Divisions:CMFRI-Mumbai
ID Code:3788
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Deposited On:16 Sep 2010 14:10
Last Modified:05 Jun 2012 14:54

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