Table 2

Localization summary of the five probes used inHalobatrachus didactylusand other Batrachoididae species
Species 2n FN (GATA)n 5S rDNA 18S rRNA U2 snRNA Gene co-localization
Halobatrachus didactylus (present work) 46 72 1 SMT (qSc) 1 SMT (qSc) 1 SMT (pTl) 1 SMT (qI) None
Batrachoides manglae[8] 46 48 Dispersed (++) 2 A (1 qStl and 1 qSc) 1 STL (pTl) Dispersed (+++) 1 A (qStl) None
Porichthys plectrodon[8] 44 62 Dispersed (+++) 1 MT (qI) 1 STL (pTl) Dispersed (+) None
Thalassophryne maculosa[8] 46 64 Dispersed (+++) 1 STL (qTl) 1 STL (pTl) Dispersed (+) 1 STL (qI) 18S rRNA and U2 snRNA
Amphichthys cryptocentrus[8] 46 52 Dispersed (++) 1 STL (qSc) 1 STL (pTl) Dispersed (+) 18S rRNA and 5S rDNA

+: low abundance; ++: medium abundance; +++: high abundance; A: acrocentric; STL: subtelocentric; SMT: submetacentric; MT: metacentric; q: long arm; p: short arm; Sc: subcentromeric; I: internal; Stl; subtelomeric; Tl: telomeric.

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