Of 22 candidate genes previously identified in teleost morphogenesis, vision and pigmentation, three are predicted to have undergone accelerated evolution in the common ancestors of the East African radiations suggesting a role in the diversification of cichlids: endothelin receptor type B1 ednrb1 affects colour patterning 22 and perhaps pharyngeal jaw development Extended Data Fig.
Among the three separate long-term communities, a total of 14 out of 29 individuals exhibited the male-typical dominant phenotype for at least some portion of the experiment, underscoring the dynamic social life of this species. Fish ID New Addition to the tank!! Schooling time and time in territory were estimated as the proportion of time the focal female was within 2 body lengths of either the majority of the fish in the tank or the terracotta flowerpot that she normally defended.
Suzy C. Differences in the expression patterns of duplicate genes may contribute to evolutionary divergence of species. Acknowledgements We would like to thank the Broad Institute Genomics Platform for sequencing of the 5 cichlid genomes and transcriptomes.
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Condition factor CF was calculated based on the residuals from the regression of body mass on standard length at the end of the observation periods for those animals that held a stable social status for the preceding four weeks i.
Reprinted with permission from AAAS. Affiliations 1 author 1. Nature Rev. Much of the aggressive behavior observed in dominant females was directed toward the subordinate females. Genome duplication, a trait shared by species of ray-finned fish.
Tissue-dependent paired expression of miRNAs. Social regulation of male reproductive plasticity in an African cichlid fish. Tanganyika f , Oliver Selz Victoria f , A.