OMIA:001607-441518 : Skin colour in Maylandia mbenjii (red-top cobalt mbuna)

In other species: goldfish , rainbow trout , guppy , Nile tilapia , gilthead seabream , Mallard , Garter snake , Guadeloupean anole , ball python , Midas cichlid , blacktip shark , common wall lizard , Sand lizard , mimic poison frog , Asian bonytongue , Siamese fighting fish , leopard coralgrouper , White's rock-skink , starry flounder , delicate skink , Sagus Kul lizard , Oujiang color common carp , poison dart frogs , Blue Regal "Mbenji" Peacock

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:001607-441518: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2023 Brandon, A.A., Michael, C., Baez, A.C., Moore, E.C., Ciccotto, P.J., Roberts, N.B., Roberts, R.B., Powder, K.E. :
Distinct genetic origins of eumelanin intensity and barring patterns in cichlid fishes. bioRxiv , 2023. Pubmed reference: 37461734. DOI: 10.1101/2023.07.02.547430.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 19 Jul 2023
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 20 Sep 2023