Table 1

Investigated African and South Asian Cichlids. n, number of analyzed animals; cr, chromosomes; st/a, subtelocentric/acrocentric; m/sm, meta/submetacentric; 1B, one B chromosome detected; 2B, two B chromosomes detected.

Subfamilies, Major groups and species

Origin

n

Karyotypic formulae

2n

rDNA sites


Etroplinae

Etroplus maculatus

Petshop, Botucatu, SP, Brazil

03

18m/sm+18st/a+10micro

46

2cr, m/sm


    Pseu
d
    ocrenilabrinae

Tilapiines

Oreochromis aureus

Aquac. Facility, UMD, USA

03

2m/sm+42st/a

44

2cr, st/a

Oreochromis mossambicus

Aquac. Facility, UMD, USA

04

4m/sm+40st/a

44

3cr, st/a

Oreochromis niloticus

TietĂȘ river, Botucatu, SP, Brazil CAUNESP, Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil; Aquac. Facility, UMD, USA

22

2m/sm+42st/a

44

6cr, st/a

Oreochromis tanganicae

Aquac. Facility, UMD, USA

01

2m/sm+42st/a

44

Tilapia mariae

Aquac. Facility, UMD, USA

02

8m/sm+32st/a

40

2cr, st/a

Tilapia mamfe

Aquac. Facility, UMD, USA

01

10m/sm+34st/a

44


Haplochromines

Astatotilapia burtoni

Aquac. Facility, UMD, USA

03

14m/sm+26st/a

40

2cr, st/a

Aulonocara baenschi

Aquac. Facility, UMD, USA

03

12m/sm+32st/a

44

Cynotilapia afra

Aquac. Facility, UMD, USA

01

14m/sm+30st/a

44

Gephyrochromis moorii

Petshop, Botucatu, SP, Brazil

03

14m/sm+30st/a

44

Haplochromis livingstonii

Petshop, Botucatu, SP, Brazil

01

14m/sm+30st/a

44

Haplochromis obliquidens

Petshop, Botucatu, SP, Brazil

96

12m/sm+32st/a, 1B or 2B

44

4cr, st/a

Labeotropheus trewavase

Aquac. Facility, UMD, USA; Petshop, Botucatu, SP, Brazil

01

10m/sm+34st/a

44

2cr, st/a

Melanochromis auratus

Aquac. Facility, UMD, USA; Petshop, Botucatu, SP, Brazil

02

10m/sm+34st/a

44

2cr, st/a

Metriaclima barlowi

Aquac. Facility, UMD, USA

06

14m/sm+30st/a

44

2cr, st/a

Metriaclima gold zebra

Aquac. Facility, UMD, USA

04

12m/sm+32st/a

44

2cr, st/a

Metriaclima lombardoi

Aquac. Facility, UMD, USA; Petshop, Botucatu, SP, Brazil

22

14m/sm+30st/a, 1B

44

2cr, st/a

Metriaclima pyrsonotus

Aquac. Facility, UMD, USA

08

14m/sm+30st/a

44

Pseudotropheus tropheops

Petshop, Botucatu, SP Brazil

01

14m/sm+30st/a

44

Pseudotropheus zebra

Petshop, Botucatu, SP Brazil

01

14m/sm+30st/a

44

Pseudotropheus sp

Petshop, Botucatu, SP Brazil

01

14m/sm+30st/a

44


Hemichromines

Hemichromis bimaculatus

Petshop, Botucatu, SP, Brazil

01

4m/sm+40st/a

44

2cr, st/a


Poletto et al. BMC Genetics 2010 11:50   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-11-50

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