OMIA:001460-74940 : Flesh colour in Oncorhynchus tshawytscha (Chinook salmon)

In other species: rainbow trout , black-lip pearl oyster

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

Species-specific description: Changed from OMIA001460-75012 (Pardosa agrestis) to OMIA001460-74940 (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) [20/09/2023]

Inheritance: From the results of crosses, Ky et al. (2016) concluded that their results were consistent with a single-locus "two-allele model for flesh trait, whereby the orange allele is recessive to the black fleshed type"'

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:001460-74940: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2008 Rajasingh, H., Gjuvsland, A.B., VĂ¥ge, D.I., Omholt, S.W. :
When parameters in dynamic models become phenotypes: a case study on flesh pigmentation in the chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). Genetics 179:1113-8, 2008. Pubmed reference: 18505867. DOI: 10.1534/genetics.108.087064.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 09 Sep 2008
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 30 Oct 2016
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 20 Sep 2023