News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

Wendy M. Sealey

Health & Welfare

Ultrasound helps stage sturgeons for caviar production

Biopsies and polarization index measurements of mature sturgeons are highly variable and not always accurate in indicating egg maturity. Ultrasonic imaging offers a simple, less time-consuming and reliable alternative for evaluating sturgeons’ sex and oocyte maturity. 

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