First record of female germ cells in the testis of a wild Mediterranean northern bluefin tuna Thunnus thynnus L. 1758
Abstract:The presence of female germ cells was observed in the central portion of the testis of a Mediterranean northern bluefin tuna Thunnus thynnus, 2250 mm fork length and 217 kg. This is the first report of intersex in this species.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Dipartimento di Biologia, Università degli Studi di Roma ‘Tor Vergata’, Via della Ricerca Scientifica, 00133, Rome, Italy
Publication date: August 1, 2007