The diploid chromosome number of Persian chub, Petroleuciscus persidis (Coad, 1981), was 2n = 50, comprising 29 metacentric, 18 submetacentric, and 3 subtelocentric chromosomes and the number of arms was 97. A detailed karyotype of this endemic cyprinid fish of southern Iran was established for the first time in this study.
Cyprinid karyology, Petroleuciscus persidis, Iran
ESMAEILI, HAMID REZA and PIRAVAR, ZEINAB (2006) "Karyotype of Persian Chub, Petroleuciscus persidis (Coad, 1981) (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae) from Southern Iran," Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 30: No. 2, Article 3. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol30/iss2/3