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Goldfish Varieties and Genetics
Handbook for Breeders
by Joseph Smartt

Goldfish Varieties and Genetics covers all major aspects relating to goldfish breeding and genetics in a readable and user-friendly friendly style.

Goldfish Varieties and Genetics also covers the subject of goldfish appreciation and the international significance of goldfish shows and show standards.

Contents

History and Development of the Goldfish

  • Pre-Domestication
  • Domestication
  • Diversification
  • The Political Dimension
  • Artefacts as Evidence in Tracing Development of Goldfish Varieties
  • Dissemination of the Goldfish

Goldfish Varieties—A Review of Literature

Modern Goldfish Varieties

  • The Common Goldfish
  • The Comet
  • The Shubunkins
  • The Wakin
  • The Jikin
  • The Fantail
  • The Ryukin
  • The Tosakin
  • The Veiltail
  • The Telescope
  • The Celestial
  • The Bubble-Eye
  • The Pompon
  • The Pearl Scale
  • The Oranda
  • The Ranchu-Lionhead Group

The Aesthetic Appreciation of Goldfish

  • The Common Goldfish Standard
  • The Comet Standard
  • The Shubunkins Standard
  • The Wakin Standard
  • The Jikin Standard
  • The Fantail Standard
  • The Ryukin Standard
  • The Tosakin Standard
  • The Veiltail Standard
  • The Telescope Standard
  • The Celestial Standard
  • The Bubble-Eye Standard
  • The Pompon Standard
  • The Pearl Scale Standard
  • The Oranda Standard
  • The Ranchu-Lionhead Group Standard
  • Goldfish Aesthetics and Standards—Some Conclusions
  • Condition and Deportment
  • Goldfish Appreciation—A Postscript

Basic Genetic Principles for Goldfish Breeders

  • The Chromosome Theory of Heredity
  • Mendelian Inheritance
  • Linkage
  • Polyploidy
  • Developmental Aspects
  • Quantitative Genetics
  • Population Genetics
  • Breeding Strategy

The Genetics of Goldfish Variety Evolution

  • The Xanthic Mutation
  • The Twin-Tail Mutation
  • Fins—Size and Shape
  • General Coloration
  • Eye Mutants
  • Hypertrophies of the Head
  • Scale Types
  • The Out-Turned Operculum
  • Body Conformation
  • Evolutionary Genetics of Goldfish—Some Conclusions
  • Evolution of the Goldfish—A Genealogy

Genetics and Goldfish Improvement

  • Manipulation of Dominance Relationships Between Alleles at a Genetic Locus
  • Biotechnology and its Actual and Potential Significance
  • Population Aspects

Index

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Goldfish Varieties and Genetics
Handbook for Breeders
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2001 • 216 pages • $168.95 + shipping
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