[Coral-List] karyotype of Porites spp.?
jean-francois.flot at fundp.ac.be
Mon Nov 21 10:51:06 EST 2011
To the best of my knowledge, the only poritid species that was
karyotyped so far is Goniopora lobata (2n=28). The reference is Heyward
AJ (1985) Chromosomes of the coral Goniopora lobata (Anthozoa:
Scleractinia). Heredity 55:269-271.
You may find other useful references in my paper entitled "Comparative
coral cytogenetics" in the proceedings of the 10th ICRS (the PDF is
accessible online at
Le 21/11/2011 15:53, Carly Kenkel a écrit :
> Dear Listers,
> I'm wondering if anyone knows the karyotype of Porites astreoides
> (actually, information on the karyotype of any species of Poritid would be
> helpful). So far, I haven't been able to find any publications with this
> information, and before I spend time tackling the problem myself, I thought
> I'd ask.
> Thanks for your help!
> Carly Kenkel
> Graduate Student
> Dept of Integrative Biology
> The Univ of Texas at Austin
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