Further Evidence of Chromosome Abnormalities in Normal and Haploid Gynogenetic Progenies of Rainbow Trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss
Díaz, Nelson F.
Veloso Martínez, Alberto
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THE JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL ZOOLOGY 276~70-75 (1996)
Gynogenetic haploid progenies of rainbow trout, produced using UV light for sperm
inactivation, were studied in comparison with normal progenies. In a total of 437 normal embryos,
3.5% of them showed chromosome abnormalities: 1.1% haploids, 1.8% triploids, and 0.4% tetraploids.
In the haploid embryos, 90.6% showed NF=52 and 9.4% showed other NF (50, 51, 53, or 54);
chromosome numbers for embryos with NF=52 were 28, 29, 30, and 31; two to three different
chromosome numbers were observed in each progeny. Chromosome abnormalities in normal progenies
seem to be a common phenomenon. Results from haploid progenies suggest that aneuploidy
occurs during female meiosis.