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Document Type

Research

Keywords

Fish pigments, carotenoids, pterins, Siamese Fighting Fish, Betta splendens

Abstract

Red and yellow pigments of two mutants of the Siamese Fighting Fish, Betta splendens, were analyzed. Chromatographic separations of integumentary material showed that reel mutants have reel pterin and carotenoid pigments. Yellow mutants have both types but not the same specific pigments.

Publication Date

April 1972

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

79

Issue

1

First Page

34

Last Page

37

Copyright

© Copyright 1972 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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