Fish pigments, carotenoids, pterins, Siamese Fighting Fish, Betta splendens
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.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
©1972 Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.
Royal, B. Katherine and Lucas, Gene A.
"Analysis of Red and Yellow Pigments in Two Mutants Of the Siamese Fighting Fish, Betta splendens,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 79(1), 34-37.
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