ANOPHTHALMIA: A NON-HERITABLE EYE DEFORMITY IN Oreochromis mossambicus

ANOPHTHALMIA: A NON-HERITABLE EYE DEFORMITY IN Oreochromis mossambicusDownload fileoriginal scientific paper
ANOPHTHALMIA: A NON-HERITABLE EYE DEFORMITY IN Oreochromis mossambicusTave, D., Handwerker, T.Keywords:
tilapiaanophthalmianon-heritable deformity

Volume: 56
Issue: 4
Pages: 125 - 130

Summary

Seven male Oreochromis mossambicus with anophthalmia were found in a hatchery population. The deformity was not observed in either the Fl or F2 generations; consequently, it was a non-heritable congenital deformity.