Stress and sex: does cortisol mediate sex change in fish?

Abstract

Cortisol is the main glucocorticoid (GC) in fish and the hormone most directly associated with stress. Recent research suggests that this hormone may act as a key factor linking social environmental stimuli and the onset of sex change by initiating a shift in steroidogenesis from estrogens to androgens. For many teleost fish, sex change occurs as a usual… (More)
DOI: 10.1530/REP-17-0408

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