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Artificial fertilization of the eggs of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Video)

Credit for the video: Emmanuel Ohene Marfo (Ghana)   Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal Such as the case with silurid fishes, it is almost impossible to hand strip the sperm from the male of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus. Therefore and as seen in this video, testes of a sacrificed male are used for the artificial fertilization of catfish eggs. Testes …

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Induced reproduction of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) and sacrificing the male

Unlike many fish species, the sperm can only be obtained by sacrificing a male of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus). Testis is dissected and cut into small pieces whereas the milt used in egg fertilization will be obtained through pressing pieces of the testis out. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos in order not to upset …

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