The Effect of Photoperiod on Sexual Maturation, Appetite and Growth in Wild Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua L.)

Abstract

An experiment was conducted to examine (a) the effects of photoperiod on timing of sexual maturation (b) the relationship between plasma steroid levels, appetite and growth in male and female Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.). Wild caught Norwegian coastal cod were subjected to either a 6L/18D photoperiod typical of January at 60° N-(Short day group) or a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10695-005-4319-6

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