The karyology of the cyprinid genera Scardinius and Rutilus in southern Europe


The chromosomes of eight species of Rutilus and Scardinius, mostly endemic to the Italian and the Balkan peninsula, were analyzed by conventional and other banding techniques. Parallel analyses were conducted also on two leuciscine species, Alburnus albidus, for which we provide the first karyological analysis, and Leuciscus cephalus. All species examined… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10228-004-0221-y

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