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Gold Marble Pearlscale

Non-wild alleles that interact to form this phenotype:

 A gold marble pearlscale is a gold marble that also is homozygous (double dose) for the pearlscale trait.  The pearlscale shows up well against the light colored areas of the body.  Pearlscale does not affect the color or pattern or expression of the gold marble phenotype, but it alters the shape and alignment of the scales to make them more reflective of light, resulting in a shiny appearance.  A gold marble pearlscale will have one of these two genotypes:

Gm/Gm p/p
Gm/g p/p


 Approved by The Angelfish Society Standards Committee on May 14, 2007.



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