Overlapping sensitivities of brook trout and brown trout to putative hormonal pheromones

T. E. Essington, Peter W Sorensen

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Abstract

The olfactory systems of brook and brown trout were equally sensitive to prostaglandin F and its derivatives, suggesting that these species have similar sex pheromone systems. This may explain partially hybridization behaviour observed between these species.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1027-1029
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of fish biology
Volume48
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1996

Keywords

  • Hybridization
  • Pheromone
  • Reproduction
  • Salmo trutta
  • Salvelinus fontinalis

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