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The Punnet Square and the Botia Modesta

Posted By: Mike Ophir <mophir@yahoo.com>
Date: Thursday, 27 December 2001, at 1:12 p.m.

Yesterday I conducted an experiment with the Punnet square and the Botia modesta. The Punnet square is used mainly in Biology and is used to determine traits in various living organisma.
So, I decided to make a Punnet square on the Botia modesta, and here are my findings. These are not factual and are only used in estimations and using only possibilities:

Say that the Botia modesta laid 64000 eggs, which is quite reasonable.
Say that the dominant trait for the purebred Modesta is "ARC" (A= Blue, R= redfinned and C = compact body shape)

Assume that this purebred Modesta is a male.

Then take a hybrid female modesta wh