Implantation of cocoa butter reduces egg and hatchling size in Salmo trutta

Hoogenboom, Mia, Armstrong, John D., Miles, Mike S., Burton, Tim, Groothuis, Ton G. G., and Metcalfe, Neil B. (2011) Implantation of cocoa butter reduces egg and hatchling size in Salmo trutta. Journal of Fish Biology, 79 (3). pp. 587-596.

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Abstract

This study demonstrated that, irrespective of hormone type or dose, administering cocoa butter implants during egg development affected the growth of female brown trout Salmo trutta and reduced the size of their offspring. Cortisol treatment also increased adult mortality. Caution is urged in the use of implants for studies of maternal hormonal influences on adult fishes and their offspring.

Item ID: 20210
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: cortisol; egg development; reproduction; steroid hormone; stream salmonid; testosterone
ISSN: 1095-8649
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2012 05:57
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0603 Evolutionary Biology > 060308 Life Histories @ 20%
06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0606 Physiology > 060603 Animal Physiology Systems @ 30%
06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0601 Biochemistry and Cell Biology > 060104 Cell Metabolism @ 50%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960807 Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity @ 70%
83 ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND ANIMAL PRIMARY PRODUCTS > 8301 Fisheries - Aquaculture > 830102 Aquaculture Fin Fish (excl. Tuna) @ 30%
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