Insulin-like growth factors and fish reproduction.

  title={Insulin-like growth factors and fish reproduction.},
  author={Manfred Reinecke},
  journal={Biology of reproduction},
  volume={82 4},
Knowledge of fish reproduction is of high relevance to basic fish biology and comparative evolution. Furthermore, fish are excellent biomedical models, and the impact of aquaculture on worldwide food production is steadily increasing. Consequently, research on fish reproduction and the potential modes of its manipulation has become more and more important. Reproduction in fish is regulated by the integration of endogenous neuroendocrine (gonadotropins), endocrine, and autocrine/paracrine… CONTINUE READING