Effects of cortisol on growth and development in tilapia larvae,Oreochromis mossambicus

@article{Mathiyalagan1996EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of cortisol on growth and development in tilapia larvae,Oreochromis mossambicus},
  author={A. Mathiyalagan and Palnati Venkata Krishna Reddy and Professor T. J. Lam},
  journal={Fish Physiology and Biochemistry},
  year={1996},
  volume={15},
  pages={453-458}
}
Treatment of one-day-old yolksac larvae of tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus), by immersion in cortisol solution for two weeks, significantly enhanced growth. The standard length, tail length, head width and wet weight showed dose-dependent increases at concentrations of cortisol (hydrocortisone) from 0.05 ppm to 0.5 ppm, with no further increase at 1.0 ppm… CONTINUE READING