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Applications of squash technique in sex determination in fish

This 2-slide bite presents the squash technique and its use in sex determination in fish. Examples are given such as sex reversal and progeny testing in tilapia. The same is true in situations whereas the sex of juvenile fish of more  species cannot be determined based on fish morphology. The bite also includes the procedures …

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Pigmented eggs of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus

The photo shows the pigmented stage of the eggs of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Because tilapia eggs are opaque  and have tough chorions, special preparations will be required in order to examine tilapia eggs microscopically. The eyed stage will follow the pigmented phase shown in this photo. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos …

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