Palla: A hereditary vertebral deformity in the guppy, Poecilia reticulata Peters (Pisces, Osteichthyes)

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Some abnormal phenotypes have appeared in cultures of the guppy, Poecilia reticulata Peters, which had previously been treated with dilute formalin solutions. ,They showed a much shortened body and in some instances an almost spherical shape, which is particularly evident in females. Histological examination showed the presence of fused vertebrae in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00155570

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