Effects of age and body size on gonadal development of Atlantic sturgeon

@inproceedings{Eenennaam1998EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of age and body size on gonadal development of Atlantic sturgeon},
  author={Joel P. Van Eenennaam and Serge I. Doroshov},
  year={1998}
}
Three hundred and five Atlantic sturgeon caught in the Hudson River and Hudson Bight were examined for age, body size and gonadal development (histology). Sampled fish ranged in age from 1·5 to 43 years and fork length (LF) 48–244 cm, and included 144 females and 161 males. All young sturgeon (age 1·5–4 years) caught in the river had sexually differentiated gonads. Age and size distributions of subadults and adults at different stages of gametogenesis were sex-specific and conformed with von… CONTINUE READING

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