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Endocrine manipulations of spawning in cultured fish: from hormones to genes
Abstract Almost all fish reared in captivity exhibit some form of reproductive dysfunction. In females, there is often failure to undergo final oocyte maturation, ovulation and spawning; while inExpand
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Broodstock management and hormonal manipulations of fish reproduction.
Control of reproductive function in captivity is essential for the sustainability of commercial aquaculture production, and in many fishes it can be achieved by manipulating photoperiod, waterExpand
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Comparative efficacy of clove oil and 2-phenoxyethanol as anesthetics in the aquaculture of European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) and gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) at different temperatures
Abstract The efficacy of clove oil as an anesthetic was evaluated in juvenile European sea bass ( Dicentrarchus labrax ) and gilthead sea bream ( Sparus aurata ), and was compared to the commonlyExpand
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Effect of dietary lipid levels on growth, feed utilization, body composition and serum metabolites of meagre (Argyrosomus regius) juveniles
Abstract The study investigates the effect of dietary lipids on growth of meagre ( Argyrosomus regius ) juveniles. Triplicate groups of fish (average weight ± SD, 229.7 ± 1.4 g) were fed for 110 daysExpand
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Use of GnRHa-delivery systems for the control of reproduction in fish
The most commonly observed reproductivedysfunctions in cultured fish are theunpredictability of final oocyte maturation(FOM) in females, and the diminished volume andquality of sperm in males.Expand
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Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus Thynnus) Farming and Fattening in the Mediterranean Sea
The Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) is one of the tunas with the highest commercial value and it is supporting the capture-based tuna aquaculture industry in the Mediterranean Sea. This is aExpand
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Species specificity in the magnitude and duration of the acute stress response in Mediterranean marine fish in culture.
The aim of the present study was to examine the species-specific stress response for seven Mediterranean fishes in culture. Also, to evaluate the method of measuring free cortisol concentration inExpand
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Vitellogenin, steroid plasma levels and spawning performance of cultured female Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis).
The Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis) is a high value market flatfish, which aquaculture is compromised by severe reproductive problems; these are mostly found in soles hatched and raised inExpand
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Hormonal manipulations for the enhancement of sperm production in cultured fish and evaluation of sperm quality
Abstract This article reviews the use of hormonal treatments to enhance sperm production in aquaculture fish and the methods available for evaluating sperm quality. The different types of testisExpand
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