Production of monosex female groups of chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) by the fertilization of normal ova with sperm from sex-reversed females

@inproceedings{Hunter1983ProductionOM,
  title={Production of monosex female groups of chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) by the fertilization of normal ova with sperm from sex-reversed females},
  author={George A. Hunter and Edward Mossop Donaldson and Joachim Stoss and Ian James Baker},
  year={1983}
}
Abstract Three groups of chinook salmon were immersed for 2 h periods 4 and 11 days after hatching in water containing 17α-methyltestosterone at 400 μg/l. These groups were also administered the steroid in the diet at either 9 μg/g for 3 weeks, 3 μg/g for 6 weeks or 9 μg/g for 9 weeks. All but one of the adult fish examined were either mature or immature males. Maturation of the group fed 9 μg/g for 9 weeks was delayed relative to the other groups. Sperm collected from 14 chinook, which matured… CONTINUE READING

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