Contemporary Problems of Ecology

, Volume 11, Issue 3, pp 331–341 | Cite as

Gonadal Development of Diploid and Triploid Pink Salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) from the White Sea

  • V. S. Artamonova
  • M. V. Ponomareva
  • V. V. Ignatenko
  • A. A. Makhrov


Only males (fully mature and failing to mature) and intersexes have been found among triploids of pink salmon. Possible mechanisms of genetic sex determination in pink salmon are discussed. The possibility of using triploids to regulate sizes of artificial pink salmon populations is also discussed. Triploids of pink salmon are deemed inefficient to use in aquaculture. Delayed maturation is observed in some diploid females reared in farming cages.


delayed maturation intersexes sex triploid gonads thermal shock pink salmon Oncorhynchus gorbuscha 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. S. Artamonova
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. V. Ponomareva
    • 3
  • V. V. Ignatenko
    • 4
  • A. A. Makhrov
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Severtsov Institute of Ecology and EvolutionRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Biophysics, Krasnoyarsk Scientific Center, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesKrasnoyarskRussia
  3. 3.Department of BiologyMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  4. 4.Vygskiy Fish HatcherySosnovetz, Republic of KareliaRussia

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