Leucistic Antarctic Fur Seal pup, Arctocephalus gazella, South Georgia, South Atlantic Ocean Leucism is a general term for the phenotype resulting from defects in pigment cell differentiation and/or migration from the neural crest to skin, hair or feathers . This results in either the entire body surface or patches of the body surface having a lack of cells capable of making pigment.


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Leucistic Antarctic Fur Seal pup, Arctocephalus gazella, South Georgia, South Atlantic Ocean Leucism is a general term for the phenotype resulting from defects in pigment cell differentiation and/or migration from the neural crest to skin, hair or feathers . This results in either the entire body surface or patches of the body surface having a lack of cells capable of making pigment.
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