, Volume 37, Issue 4, pp 351–352 | Cite as

Karyotypes of six species of African Cichlidae (Pisces: Perciformes)

  • K. W. Thompson


Diploid numbers of 40–46 were found among the 6 species of African Cichlidae included in this karyotypic study. More species must be studies before any generalized conclusions regarding correlations between karyotypic morphology and phylogeny can be made.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. W. Thompson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyThe University of TexasAustinUSA
  2. 2.Department of BiologyUniversity of MississippiUniversityUSA

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