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Selection of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) lines for divergent stress responsiveness

Pottinger, Tom G.. 2007 Selection of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) lines for divergent stress responsiveness. [Invited Paper] In: Agri-BEA – Réseau ‘Génétique et Adaptation’ Génétique et axe corticotrope: mécanismes moléculaires et implications, Paris, France, 6th November, 2007. (Unpublished)

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Abstract/Summary

A rationale is provided for undertaking the targeted manipulation of the stress axis in aquacultured fish by selective breeding. The results of a long-term investigation into the consequences of selection for stress responsiveness in rainbow trout are outlined with respect to endocrine characteristics, growth, reproductive performance, behaviour, and cognition. Future and ongoing studies are summarised.

Item Type: Publication - Conference Item (Invited Paper)
CEH Sections: Parr
Additional Keywords: stress, selective breeding, welfare, coping strategies, rainbow trout, aquaculture
NORA Subject Terms: Zoology
Biology and Microbiology
Date made live: 08 Sep 2015 14:57 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/511622

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