Chromosomal aberrations found in Paracalanus aculeatus (Giesbrecht) at the time of solar eclipse

U. Goswami, S.C. Goswami


Chromosomal aberrations in the form of an unequal heteromorphic homologous pair and a supernumerary chromosome were observed in the gonad of a copepod - Paracalanus aculeatus after being exposed to the total solar eclipse of Feb. 16, 1980. The behaviour of these chromosomes during the course of mitosis and meiosis are presented


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