Partial albinism in an embryo of the blacktip shark, Carcharhinus limbatus (Carcharhinidae: Chondrichthyes) from the eastern Pacific

Oscar Uriel Mendoza-Vargas, Luis Fernando Del Moral-Flores, Francisco Sancho-Vazquez


DOI: https://doi.org/10.3856/vol43-issue1-fulltext-25

Abstract


A record of a male blacktip shark embryo, Carcharhinus limbatus, showing partial albinism is reported. The specimen was caught off the Mexican coastal waters of the eastern Pacific.


Mendoza-Vargas O, Del Moral-Flores L, Sancho-Vazquez F. Partial albinism in an embryo of the blacktip shark, Carcharhinus limbatus (Carcharhinidae: Chondrichthyes) from the eastern Pacific. Lat. Am. J. Aquat. Res.. 2016;43(1): 274-276. Available from: doi:10.3856/vol43-issue1-fulltext-25 [Accessed 10 Dec. 2019].
Mendoza-Vargas, O., Del Moral-Flores, L., & Sancho-Vazquez, F. (2016). Partial albinism in an embryo of the blacktip shark, Carcharhinus limbatus (Carcharhinidae: Chondrichthyes) from the eastern Pacific. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research, 43(1), 274-276. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.3856/vol43-issue1-fulltext-25