Chromosomes of Girella laevifrons (Tschudi 1846) (Osteichthyes: Kyphosidae)

The chromosome number and karyotype morphology of Girella laevifrons (Tschudi 1846) are described for the first time. G. laevifrons presents a chromosome number of 2n = 48 and its karyotype is formed in both sexes by 24 acrocentric chromosome pairs, similar to what has been described for other species of Girella Gray, 1835.

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