Effect of dietary estradiol-17β on growth performance, body composition and blood indices in Stellate sturgeon, Acipenser stellatus

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Khara, H.; Meknatkhah, B.; Falahatkar, B.; Ahmadnezhad, M.; Poursaeid, S.;
  • Subject: Chemistry | Aquaculture | Biology | Fisheries

This study was investigated the effects of dietary estradiol-17β (E2) on growth, body composition and blood indices in Acipenser stellatus. Fish (40.9 ± 1.1 g average initial weight; n = 60 per group) were fed with three different diets containing 0 (control), 25 and 50... View more
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