hypermelanosis


hypermelanosis
excess of dark pigmentation, e.g. on the blind side of some individual flatfishes, cf. hypomelanosis. Also called ambicolouration

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • ambicolouration — pigmentation of both the eyed and blind side of flatfishes (Pleuronectiformes) in which, ordinarily, only the eyed side is pigmented. Also called hypermelanosis …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • hypomelanosis — lack of dark pigmentation, e.g. on the eyed side of some individual flatfishes, cf. hypermelanosis. Also called pseudo albinism …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • pseudo-albinism — hypomelanosis (lack of pigmentation, e.g. on the eyed side of some individual flatfishes, cf. hypermelanosis) …   Dictionary of ichthyology


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