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- Gradil, Ana M.; Wright, Glenda M.; Wadowska, Dorota W.; Fast, Mark D.
- Developmental and comparative immunology 2014 v.44 no.2 pp. 303-314
- Acipenser oxyrinchus, etc ; aquaculture; farming systems; hatching; immunocompetence; juveniles; larvae; mortality; ontogeny; spleen; sturgeon; thymus gland; transmission electron microscopy; Show all 13 Subjects
- ... Sturgeon aquaculture has increased considerably worldwide but little is known about their immunological development and competence in early life stages. Culture of larvae is one of the most critical stages in intensive sturgeon farming, often associated with high mortality rates. The objective of this study was to characterize the developmental morphology (light and transmission electron microscop ...