Analysis of Male Urine as Pheromone to Increase Reproduction in Female Tiger Grouper (Epinephelus Fuscoquttatus)

  title={Analysis of Male Urine as Pheromone to Increase Reproduction in Female Tiger Grouper (Epinephelus Fuscoquttatus)},
  author={Apri I. Supii and Diana Arifati and Maheno Sri Widodo and Yuni Kilawati},
  journal={IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering},
The aim of this study was to identify the steroid hormone compound in the urine of male tiger grouper, and the role of steroid hormone suspected as pheromone of the male fish to induce gonad maturity of female tiger grouper. The methods employed in this study included broodstock maintenance, the collection of male urine samples, pheromone analysis of male urine, and application test of urine for gonad maturity of female tiger grouper. The analysis of pheromone content in urine was performed by… 

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