The Free On-line Aquaculture Dictionary

Masculinisation - dose rates of 17a-methyl testosterone

Species

Dosage (mg/kg of food fed)

Additional treatments

Treatment period from first feeding

Atlantic Salmon

3

-

90

Chinook salmon

3

2 x 2hour immersions of alevins in 400m g/l

60

Rainbow Trout

3

-

70

Common Carp

100

-

From 40 to 100 days post hatching

Turbot

3

-

60

Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)

40

-

60

Tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus)

60

-

28