Domestication of the goldfish in China;.
Basic goldfish genetics;.
Reproduction, embryology and development;.
Evolutionary genetics: Introduction;.
Variation in Finnage;.
Variation in other characters;.
Practical applications of genetical principles and conclusions
Fish and Fisheries
* substantial interest, not only in Britain, USA and Europe but also in Japan and the Far East
* it has recently been realised that goldfish are polyploid: previous attempts to analyse inheritance patterns on a diploid model were therefore only partially successful. This book is perhaps the first attempt in explaining the genetics of a polyploid fish