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Monday, November 14, 2011

Bugeye Zebrafish Irp2^umw1: The telescope zebrafish

Just like in goldfish the eyes are not always equal or consistent.

Images from the publication:

Veth et al., 2011 - Mutations in Zebrafish lrp2 Result in Adult-Onset Ocular Pathogenesis That Models Myopia and Other Risk Factors for Glaucoma. PLoS Genet. 7(2):e1001310
Full article here:

And here's an albino telescope Medaka for comparison.