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What is aquaculture & why is it important in the 21st century?

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Why is fish reproduction research necessary?

An understanding of the fundamental processes determining fish reproduction is essential in order to understand species-specific reproduction strategies and triggers; to control sex ratios, puberty...
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Which are the main fish species studied?

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What environmental factors control fish reproductive cycles in nature?

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What is broodstock?

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What defines puberty and why is timing of puberty important in fish farming?

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