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Ultrasound helps stage sturgeons for caviar production

Brian C. Donahower, Ph.D. Steve DuMond Leo Ray Linda Lemmon Gary Fornshell Terry Patterson Jodi Rockett Madison S. Powell Wendy M. Sealey

Technique valuable for determining gestational age, fetal viability Caviar eggs removed from the abdomen of a mature female white sturgeon. Currently, the only means of sexing sturgeons and measuring oocyte maturity involves biopsying the reproductive tissue of mature sturgeons and measuring its oocyte polarization index (P.I.). P.I. is the measure of the position of the…

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  • Brian C. Donahower, Ph.D.

    Brian C. Donahower, Ph.D.

    University of Idaho
    Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station
    3059F National Fish Hatchery Road
    Hagerman, Idaho 83332 USA

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  • Steve DuMond

    Steve DuMond

    University of Idaho
    Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station
    3059F National Fish Hatchery Road
    Hagerman, Idaho 83332 USA

  • Leo Ray

    Leo Ray

    University of Idaho
    Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station
    3059F National Fish Hatchery Road
    Hagerman, Idaho 83332 USA

  • Linda Lemmon

    Linda Lemmon

    University of Idaho
    Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station
    3059F National Fish Hatchery Road
    Hagerman, Idaho 83332 USA

  • Gary Fornshell

    Gary Fornshell

    University of Idaho
    Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station
    3059F National Fish Hatchery Road
    Hagerman, Idaho 83332 USA

  • Terry Patterson

    Terry Patterson

    University of Idaho
    Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station
    3059F National Fish Hatchery Road
    Hagerman, Idaho 83332 USA

  • Jodi Rockett

    Jodi Rockett

    University of Idaho
    Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station
    3059F National Fish Hatchery Road
    Hagerman, Idaho 83332 USA

  • Madison S. Powell

    Madison S. Powell

    University of Idaho
    Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station
    3059F National Fish Hatchery Road
    Hagerman, Idaho 83332 USA

  • Wendy M. Sealey

    Wendy M. Sealey

    University of Idaho
    Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station
    3059F National Fish Hatchery Road
    Hagerman, Idaho 83332 USA