Photoperiod manipulation of yellow snapper (Lutjanus argentiventris) broodstock induced out-of-season maturation, spawning, and differences in steroid profiles

Guerrero-Tortolero D.A., Campos-Ramos R., Pérez-Urbiola J.C., Muhlia-Melo A.

Date de parution: juillet 2008
Volume: 32
Number: 2 suppl.
Pagination: 327-328
Editeur: Société Française d'Ichtyologie

Yellow snapper is a candidate for commercial aquaculture. Its natural breeding season is from May through to October. In this work, out-of-season maturation and spawning was induced in this species by photoperiod manipulation. Fecundity and testosterone profile varied according to day length.

Mots-clés: Broodstock - Maturation - Photoperiod - Spawning - Steroids - Yellow snapper
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