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Carolina® Genetics of the Casper Fish™ Basic Kit (without aquarium and accessories, with living material)

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Grades 9–12. In this kit, students explore the genetics of the zebra fish and Casper Fish™. The parental generation includes 8 male zebra fish and 4 female Casper Fish™. Students cross these 2 phenotypes producing the eggs of the F1 generation. Then they collect fertilized eggs and observe the embryological development of the eggs along with the phenotypes of the embryos.

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$104.50

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  • Study the patterns of inheritance and genetics in zebra fish and Casper Fish™.
  • Learn about fertilization and embryological development in zebra fish and Casper Fish™.

Grades 9–12. In this kit, students explore the genetics of the zebra fish and Casper Fish™. The parental generation includes 8 male zebra fish and 4 female Casper Fish™. Students cross these 2 phenotypes producing the eggs of the F1 generation. Then they collect fertilized eggs and observe the embryological development of the eggs along with the phenotypes of the embryos.

Kit requires the use of an already established aquarium, which is not included. Detailed fish care instructions, breeding instructions, and background information about zebra fish and Casper Fish™, such as genetics and phases of embryological development, are provided.

Note: Kit ships with the live materials included. Kit should not be shipped over a weekend. Carolina recommends that you request the kit to arrive on a Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday (or even a Saturday) to avoid weekend shipping.

Note: The Casper Fish™ provided are intended for non-commercial, internal research and educational purposes only. The sale, lease, license, or other transfer of the Casper Fish™ to a for-profit organization, uses of the Casper Fish™ by any organization, including Recipient, to perform contract research, to screen compound libraries, to produce or manufacture products for general sale, or to conduct research activities that result in any sale, lease, license, or transfer of the Casper Fish™ to a for-profit organization are strictly prohibited. However, industrially sponsored academic research shall not be considered a use of the Casper Fish™ for commercial purposes per se, unless any of the above conditions are met. Customers seeking to use the Casper Fish™ for commercial purposes should contact the Technology and Innovation Development Office of Children’s Hospital Boston.

  • This item is only available from Carolina Biological Supply Company.
  • This item contains living or perishable material and ships via 2nd Day or Overnight delivery to arrive on a date you specify during Checkout. To ensure freshness during shipping, a Living Materials Fee may apply to orders containing these items.

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Components Qty Included?
Casper Fish™, Female  4 Included
Zebra Fish, Male  8 Included
Clothespins 8 Included
Mesh, 17 x 20" 1 Included
Brine Shrimp Flakes, 1.09 oz 1 Included
Dip Net 1 Included
Pipets 10 Included
Petri Dishes 20 Included
Tap Water Conditioner 1 Included
Plastic Container, 32 oz 1 Included
Plastic Tank, 1-1/2 gal, with Lid 1 Included
Methylene Blue, 25 mL 1 Included
Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Glass Aquarium, 10 gal 1 Needed, Not Included
Aquarium Hood with Lights 1 Needed, Not Included
Thermometer 1 Needed, Not Included
Automatic Timer 1 Needed, Not Included
Power Filter 1 Needed, Not Included
Heater, 50 W 1 Needed, Not Included
Gravel Needed, Not Included
Stereomicroscopes (40x capability) Needed, Not Included
Dark Cloth or Box Needed, Not Included
Lamp with Fluorescent Bulb Needed, Not Included
Absorbent Material or Towel Needed, Not Included
Container, 1- to 2-gal (optional) Needed, Not Included
Fry Food (optional) Needed, Not Included
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