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Locating and extracting the pituitary gland of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Video)

The pituitary gland extract is used in inducing the reproduction of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). In order for the pituitary extract to be effective, donor fish should be sexually mature whether male or female. Also, the extraction of pituitary gland is preferred to be close to or within the spawning season. From practical views, extracting the …

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Ovulation of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) female

The photo shows egg stripping which is a phase of the induced reproduction of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). This female has been induced for spawning using the pituitary gland extract. The photo shows the egg stripping after the ovulation. Note how eggs are free flowing without clumps or blood. Eggs are obtained through stripping using soft …

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Extraction of the pituitary gland of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus)

Pituitary gland extract is used in induced reproduction of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). In order for the pituitary extract to be effective, donor fish should be sexually mature whether male or female. Also, the extraction of pituitary gland is preferred to be close to or within the spawning season. Note: We decided not to watermark …

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