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Abnormal sex ratios in Dover sole - FC0120

Description
Summary Objectives:-
Explore the causes of observed male domination among reared Dover sole at Conwy and bring a greater focus to the nature of this problem. Review the evidence for the nature of sex determination in the sole and experimentally quantify the possible role of

Key Customer Purpose:-
Support strategic research that would contribute to the development of a viable and sustainable aquaculture industry.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1996

To: 1998

Cost: £134,730
Contractor / Funded Organisations
CEFAS
Keywords
Fisheries              
Monitoring              
Sea Fish Stocks              
Stock Conservation              
Fields of Study
Fish Health and Aquaculture