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FA183: Sturgeon Aquaculture--Specialized Techniques: Determining the Sex of Sturgeon by Direct Examination of the Gonad Using a Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedure

Figure 2. a. General appearance of testis in male sturgeon, and b. ovary in female sturgeon. In both, the gonad consists of both adipose (fatty) tissue and the “germinal tissue,” where the sperm or eggs develop.

Credit: Frank A. Chapman and Joel P. Van Eenennaam