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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: ANALYSIS OF STEROID COMPOSITION OF CHANNEL CATFISH

Location: Warmwater Aquaculture Research Unit

Project Number: 6402-13320-004-06
Project Type: Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Aug 01, 2009
End Date: Jul 31, 2012

Objective:
This research will identify steroid profiles for fish used in spawning efforts. The goal is to identify patterns and concentrations of steroids in these fish to provide better management tools to producers.

Approach:
Sera samples from fish will be collected and the steroid profiles compared. Reproductive success will be measured and correlated to steroid profiles.

Last Modified: 8/22/2014
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