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Fatty acid composition and antioxidant levels in muscle tissue of different Mediterranean marine species of fish and shellfish.
The levels of hydrophilic, lipophilic, and enzymatic antioxidants, as well as the fatty acids composition, of triglyceride and phospholipid fractions were determined in the muscle tissue of 21Expand
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Abstract Data on the concentrations of some blood constituents of captive Adriatic sturgeon, Acipenser naccarii , a primitive bony fish, are reported. Serum osmolality, Na + , K + , Cl − , Ca 2+ ,Expand
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A study of the histology and morphology of the digestive tract of the sea-bream, Sparus aurata
The anatomy and the histology of the digestive tract of young and adult sea-bream is described from studies using light and scanning electron microscopy. The dentition in the juvenile (25–30 mm long)Expand
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Skeletal descriptors and quality assessment in larvae and post-larvae of wild-caught and hatchery-reared gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata L. 1758)
Gilthead sea bream from different Mediterranean hatcheries show a consistent number of skeletal anomalies, mainly in the hemal and caudal body regions. Four hundred and twenty-two hatchery-reared seaExpand
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Normal and abnormal osteological development of caudal fin in Sparus aurata L. fry
Normal osteological development of the caudal fin in gilthead sea bream is described at the larval and juvenile stages. It was used as a standard for the study of a sea bream larval population withExpand
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Some aspects of osmotic and ionic regulation in Adriatic sturgeon Acipenser naccarii. II: Morpho‐physiological adjustments to hyperosmotic environments
Summary A salt water exposure trial with juvenile Adriatic sturgeon, Acipenser naccarii, (5 months old; mean (± SD) weight = 56±28 g) was initiated by direct transfer from freshwater (FW) toExpand
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Acclimation trials of juvenile Italian sturgeon to different salinities : morpho-physiological descriptors
In this study the first experimental trials of acclimation to salinities of the Italian sturgeon Acipenser naccarii are described. Preliminary observations regarding some morphological features ofExpand
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Allozyme and microsatellite loci provide discordant estimates of population differentiation in the endangered dusky grouper (Epinephelus marginatus) within the Mediterranean Sea
The dusky grouper, Epinephelus marginatus, inhabits coastal reefs in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. A decline in the abundance of this long‐lived protogynous hermaphrodite has led to itsExpand
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Cytogenetic analysis of Epinephelus marginatus (Pisces: Serranidae), with the chromosome localization of the 18S and 5S rRNA genes and of the (TTAGGG)n telomeric sequence
Abstract A cytogenetic analysis was carried out on specimens of Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe, 1834) from three localities in the Mediterranean Sea, to deepen knowledge of the chromosome complement ofExpand
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Correspondence between shape and feeding habit changes throughout ontogeny of gilthead sea bream Sparus aurata L., 1758
The shape development through ontogeny of the gilthead sea bream Sparus aurata was studied by means of geometric morphometry and elliptic Fourier analysis. In parallel, observations are reported onExpand
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