Chromosome Diversification in Antarctic Fish (Notothenioidei)

  • Eva Pisano
  • Catherine Ozouf-Costaz
  • Valentina Prirodina


During recent years cytogenetic studies on Antarctic fish have received increasing attention [1–4]. Representatives from all the families of the Notothenioidei suborder have been studied in High Antarctic, SubAntarctic and cold-PeriAntarctic regions (1).


Acrocentric Chromosome Diploid Number Pericentric Inversion Antarctic Fish Ancestral Karyotype 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eva Pisano
    • 1
  • Catherine Ozouf-Costaz
    • 2
  • Valentina Prirodina
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Comparative AnatomyUniversity of GenovaItaly
  2. 2.Museum of Natural HistoryParisFrance
  3. 3.Zoological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia

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