A Preliminary Report On The Use Of Hormones To Ovulate Striped Bass, Roccus Saxatilis (Walbaum)

Of 162 female striped bass treated with hormones during the 1962 spawning season, 44 (27.2%) were induced to ovulate. Of several preparations used, chorionic gonadotropin proved to be very effective while follicle stimulating hormone was slightly effective. Of 36 million striped bass eggs put into the hatchery only 7.3 percent hatched. The cause of mortality is 1argely unknown.

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