Determinación, diferenciación sexual y pubertad en peces

Sex Determination, Sex Differentiation and Puberty in Fish

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En piscicultura es de gran utilidad conocer los procesos de determinación sexual y los mecanismos que permiten la diferenciación sexual, así como el momento en el cual se alcanza la madurez y los individuos son capaces de reproducirse. Estos tres procesos son muy flexibles en peces y no solo dependen de diferentes cascadas de genes, si no que algunos factores ambientales son condicionantes o desencadenantes de ellos. En consecuencia, esta revisión pretende dar una mirada a los últimos avances sobre el tema, particularmente las interpretaciones científicas de los eventos de maduración sexual y sus mecanismos reguladores.


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