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Re: Skewed sex ratios and Androgens (STOP USING ACRIFLAVIN!)
laurence masten wrote:
> I wonder if we are talking about the effect on the Parents!
> The fry are just the end result!
> My guess is the sex of the fish is determined at fertilization, so wouldn't
> have any effect on the egg, ...
Fish are not like mammals. Sex is not just determined by XY chromosomes, and
often (usually?)is not set until well after the hatch. That is why
incubation conditions are so important to sex ratios in some species.
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