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By Steven D. Mims, William L. Shelton

Paddlefish became of accelerating curiosity to the aquaculture neighborhood lately, rather as a possible new resource of seafood and caviar. local to North the US, paddlefish convey nice promise either regionally and across the world as a commercially possible farmed species.

Paddlefish Aquaculture examines all points of the biology and tradition of those fish, exploring their body structure, construction, finish items and the economics underlying a winning paddlefish operation. Chapters in particular conceal paddlefish biology, propagation and early tradition ideas, creation for meat and caviar, overseas tradition and heritage, paddlefish nutrition items, bioaccumulants of contaminants in paddlefish, parasites and ailments, and the economics of paddlefish aquaculture.

Paddlefish Aquaculture is a well timed functional reference for researchers and manufacturers drawn to paddlefish.

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Management of sex under the former model included chromosome manipulation and functional sex reversal; these will be discussed in detail in Chapter 3 in the context of the management of reproduction. Verification of female heterogamety and the altered approach to ­monosex female production will be the focus of new investigations. The gonads of paddlefish are undifferentiated during most of the first year of life (Mims et al. D. L. Shelton, unpub­ lished data). 3 and 6 fish/m2 in 200–400 m2 earthen ponds that had been fertilized with rice bran and inoculated with Daphnia as described by Mims et al.

Mature paddlefish testis adhering to fatty tissue removed from body cavity. (Photograph by S. 12. Body cavity of mature male showing gametogenic portion of testis, which is adhering on the surface of visceral fat body, and ostia of vestigial Müllerian duct (knife point inserted). Note multilobed pyloric cecum and large liver anterior. (Photograph by W. ) et al. (2007) for the shovelnose sturgeon. The gametogenic portion of the testes changes color from yellowish in the presence of large amounts of testicular fat to pinkish‐white when ripe and with less fat.

1 Gonadal Development and Sex Determination The anatomical relationships of paddlefish reproduction were introduced in the previous sections on metabolism, general anatomy, and internal anatomy. 15). The period of gonadal differentiation for paddlefish is at about 12 to 14 months between 175 g and 260 g, which is somewhat intermediate between that reported for the Russian sturgeon Acipenser ­gueldenstaedti and the white sturgeon A. 5–2 kg, respectively (Akhundov & Fedorov 1991; Doroshov et al. 1997).

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