OMIA:002280-61388 : Coat colour, albinism, generic in Prionailurus viverrinus (fishing cat)

In other species: grass carp , rainbow trout , axolotl , African clawed frog , grivet , Bornean orangutan , dog , American black bear , brown bear , raccoon , Sumatran tiger , hippopotamus , American bison , banteng , taurine cattle , sheep , hares , golden hamster , North American deer mouse , meadow voles , bush rat , Australian dusky field rat , long-haired rat , nutria , gray short-tailed opossum , northern pocket gopher , giant uromys , Arizona pocket mouse , rufous rat-kangaroo , turkey vulture , eastern chipmunk , Campbell's desert hamster , Bennett's wallaby , Golden-bellied Water Rat , western chorus frog , brown desert mouse , Ash-gray Pseudomys , Heath Pseudomys

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Cross-species summary: Congenital lack of pigment in all parts of the body. See also Skin colour, albinism, generic

History: Giordano et al. (2013) reported "an adult albino fishing cat believed to have been captured in the Hail Haor region of Sylhet Division, Bangladesh".

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. (2021). OMIA:002280-61388: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2013 Giordano, A.J., Ali Reza, A.H.M., Feeroz, M.M. :
Albinism in the fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) from the Haor Basin of Bangladesh CATnews 58:37-38, 2013.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 22 Sep 2021