Temperature Preference and Sex Differentiation in African Catfish, Clarias gariepinus.


The African catfish Clarias gariepinus has a genetic sex determination system in which high temperature induces masculinization. The thermosensitive period for sex differentiation is short and occurs very early (from 6 to 8 days posthatching [dph]). As young juveniles can encounter high masculinizing temperature (36.5°C) in African water points, we aimed to… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jez.2066