Induction of precocious maturation in masculinized Atlantic salmon by treatment with sustained-release LHRHa and testosterone


The effect of treating immature, masculinized, Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, with testosterone or [Des-Gly10] D-Ala6-LHRH ethylamide (LHRHa), either alone or in combination, over an 81 day period was evaluated as a method for accelerating maturation. Two sustained-release LHRHa implants were compared: ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer (EVAC) and silicone… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1009255815481


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