OMIA:002255-1457308 : Skin colour, generic in Xenotoca variata (jeweled splitfin)

In other species: dwarf Tanganyikan cichlid , chicken , sea basses

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:002255-1457308: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2023 Moyaho, A., Salazar-Bautista, J.L., Beristain-Castillo, E., Amira, F.U. :
Iridescent scales signal male fighting ability to access females in the jewelled splitfin Xenotoca variata. J Fish Biol 102:794-802, 2023. Pubmed reference: 36648014. DOI: 10.1111/jfb.15316.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 21 Apr 2023