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Name - Astyanax mexicanus

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Life Sciences Identifier (LSID) [metadata]

Variants and Synonyms

Reported Taxonomic Ranks


Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Osteichthyes (Group)
Characidae (Family)


Recent Publications

  • Phylogeographic relationships and morphological evolution between cave and surface Astyanax mexicanus populations (De Filippi 1853) (Actinopterygii, Characidae).
  • Morphological description of gametes in cave and surface populations of Astyanax mexicanus (De Filippi, 1853).
  • The enzymatic and neurochemical outcomes of a mutation in Mexican cavefish MAO reveal teleost-specific aspects of brain monoamine homeostasis.
  • Response to correspondence on 'B chromosomes of multiple species have intense evolutionary dynamics and accumulated genes related to important biological processes'.
  • From darkness to discovery: evolutionary, adaptive, and translational genetic insights from cavefish.

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