Use of Sex Reversal in Striped Bass to Create an All-Male Population

@article{Schutz1999UseOS,
  title={Use of Sex Reversal in Striped Bass to Create an All-Male Population},
  author={Joseph R. Schutz and Reginal M. Harrell},
  journal={North American Journal of Aquaculture},
  year={1999},
  volume={61},
  pages={97-106}
}
Abstract Dietary administration of 17 α-methyltestosterone (MT) was used to reverse the sex of striped bass Morone saxatilis to create phenotypic males that were genetically female. Fish were exposed to steroid regimes at various times to determine the labile period for effective sex reversal. Methyltestosterone was administered either by dry feed (2.5, 5, 10, 20, and 40 mg/kg) from 19 to 60 d posthatch (dph) or by feeding nauplii of Artemia franciscana cultured in MT media (2.5, 5, and 10 mg/L… CONTINUE READING

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