OMIA:000219-7994 : Coloboma in Astyanax mexicanus (Mexican tetra)

In other species: swan goose , chicken , dog , domestic cat , horse , llama , taurine cattle , snow leopard

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 120200 (trait) , 120300 (trait) , 120330 (trait) , 120400 (trait) , 120430 (trait) , 120433 (trait) , 216800 (trait) , 216820 (trait) , 243910 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Colobomas are congenital eye abnormalities where normal tissue in or around the eye are missing.

Species-specific description: See also OMIA:002130-7994 : Coat colour, oculocutaneous albinism, OCA2-related in Astyanax mexicanus.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2024). OMIA:000219-7994: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

2023 Sifuentes-Romero, I., Aviles, A.M., Carter, J.L., Chan-Pong, A., Clarke, A., Crotty, P., Engstrom, D., Meka, P., Perez, A., Perez, R., Phelan, C., Sharrard, T., Smirnova, M.I., Wade, A.J., Kowalko, J.E. :
Trait loss in evolution: What cavefish have taught us about mechanisms underlying eye regression. Integr Comp Biol 63:393-406, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37218721. DOI: 10.1093/icb/icad032.
2021 Devos, L., Agnès, F., Edouard, J., Simon, V., Legendre, L., El Khallouki, N., Barbachou, S., Sohm, F., Rétaux, S. :
Eye morphogenesis in the blind Mexican cavefish. Biol Open 10, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34590124. DOI: 10.1242/bio.059031.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 20 Oct 2021
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 08 Feb 2024