Effects of growth hormone and cortisol on the downstream migratory behavior in masu salmon, Oncorhynchus masou.

The effects of ovine growth hormone (oGH) and cortisol on downstream migratory behavior in yearling (1(+)) smolts and underyearling (0(+)) parr of masu salmon, Oncorhynchus masou, were examined during the downstream migratory period in spring using artificial raceways. In May, each of 22 1(+) smolts and 0(+) parr were implanted with cholesterol pellets… CONTINUE READING