An ovarian regression syndrome in the platyfish, Xiphophorus maculatus.

The highly inbred Coatzacoalcos (Cp) strain of the platyfish, Xiphophorus maculatus, was noted for a high percentage of infertile females (XX). The ovaries of approximately one-quarter of all females regress. The time of gonadal atrophy varied from before sexual maturation up to 11 months of age. The gonadotropic zone of the pituitary was hypertrophied in… CONTINUE READING