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Intersex in feral brown trout from Swiss midland rivers

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The incidence of intersex in feral populations of brown trout Salmo trutta in Switzerland is reported. The affected brown trout showed spermatogenic activity in ovarian tissue.

Keywords: Salmonidae; brown trout; endocrine disruption; gonad; intersex; ovotestis

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: 1: Programm Mensch-Gesellschaft-Umwelt, University of Basel, Vesalgasse 1, CH-4051 Basel, Switzerland and 2: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Überlandstrasse 133, Postfach 611, 8600 Dübendorf, Switzerland

Publication date: 2005-12-01

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