Fish Color Genetics Links - Kalojen värigenetiikkaa englanniksi

This is a collection of links to sites which which might interest a color genetics hobbyist. The links are presented by species, and under some species there are first links to general color genetics pages and then links to pages about special colors and patterns in that species. The quality of these pages varies a lot from small photo galleries to vast genetic resources. Last checked and updated 2004-09-03.

Asian Arowana - Aasianarovana (Scleropages formosus)

The Dragon Lives! by Keith Thibodeaux
some pics of known varieties

Goldfish - Kultakala (Carassius auratus)

Background Information about Goldfish by BAS
different pigments explained in a nice article

Goldfish Varieties by Lyn Duedall
just some varieties described, no genetics or pics

Carp/Koi - Karppi (Cyprinus carpio)

Articles by Pan Intercorp
some articles are about colors with lots of good pics

Koi Varieties by Planet Koi
varieties explained, no pics

Articles by SAKA
articles including stuff about color varieties

Koi Varieties The Basic Colors by Wilfried Solarz
excellent drawings of some variations

Koi Varieties by Colorado Koi
nice drawings of several different varieties

Koi varieties by Andrew & Jackie Stephen
photos of some varieties

Pictures of Koi by Gene Winstead
big collections of pics of varieties

Zebra Danio - Seeprakala (Danio rerio)

Mapping of mutations and genes by Robert Geisler et al
scientific stuff

Guppy - Miljoonakala (Poecilia reticulata)

Guppy Genetics by Midge Hill
basics of genetics

Genetics, My Observations with Fancy Guppies by Stephen Kwartler
not bad text but no pics

How to Maintain a Color Strain by Luke Roebuck
theoretical stuff about inbreeding and linebreeding

AZ Genetics by Greg Arihood
a HUGE color pic gallery + some text + forum

In the Gene Pool with Don by Don
LOTS of articles about developing different color strains

Fifteen Years of Snakeskin Topsword Guppies in UK by Alan Charlton
good article about developing and breeding this strain, pics

Medaka (Oryzias latipes

Chromatophores and Iridocytes by T. Hama
very scientific stuff about pigments

Siamese Fighting Fish (Betta) - Taistelukala (Betta splendens)

Betta Genetics by Jim Sonnier
good article with some pics

Basic Color Genetics by Kevin Pelletier
gene names, breeding tables, no pics

What Types of Bettas Are There? by Watershed Aquaculture
nice page with lots of pics

Betta Genetics by Betta Crazed
decent stuff about genetics, check the other pages too

Betta splendens Colour Strains by Ethan Wheeler
long article describing color varieties, no pics

Betta Genetics by bio_art
just gene names

Black Genetics by Betta Dreams
a short text about black

Angelfish - Lehtikala (Pterophyllum scalare)

Angelfish Genetics by Steve Rybicki
nice article with basic genetics + gene names, photo gallery

Genetics by Angels West
short text with basic gene and color names

Angelfish Genetics by Joanne Norton
an excellent, long series of articles with pics

Discus - Kiekkokala (Symphysodon sp.)

Discusstrains by Fons van der Hart
a large photo gallery, commercial color names

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