Supernumerary chromosome inheritance in the curimbatá (Prochilodus lineatus) of the Mogi-Guaçu River.

Abstract

Prochilodus lineatus is widely used in pisciculture projects, mainly in the south of Brazil. It shows a basic karyotype composed of 2n = 54 chromosomes, in addition to as many as seven supernumerary chromosomes, also known as B-chromosomes. These additional small chromosomes are frequently heterochromatic, vary in number and morphology, and generally have… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1601-5223.2009.02135.x

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