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Title: Artificial propagation of the African catfish Heterobranchus longifilis (Siluroidei; Clariidae): Description of a simple technique to avoid sacrificing male broodfish for the obtention of milt
Authors: Nguenga, D ×
Breine, JJ
Teugels, GG
Ollevier, Frans #
Issue Date: Jul-1996
Publisher: Elsevier science bv
Series Title: Aquaculture vol:143 issue:2 pages:215-217
Abstract: In clariid catfish culture, it is a common practice to sacrifice male broodfish to remove the testes during artificial fertilization of eggs. The present paper describes a technique for the routine ablation of the testes in Heterobranchus longifilis without killing the donor males. The advantages of this technique of 'partial gonadectomy' in aquaculture hatcheries are discussed.
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ISSN: 0044-8486
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Ecology, Evolution and Biodiversity Conservation Section
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