Gonad histological modifications in manjuba, Anchoviella lepidentostole (Fowler, 1911) (Osteichthyes, Engraulidae), durant the reproductive cycle

  • Maria Teresa Duarte Giamas Instituto de Pesca, São Paulo, SP
  • Agar Costa Alexandrino Instituto de Pesca, São Paulo, SP
  • Sarah Arana Instituto de Pesca, São Paulo, SP
  • Harry Vermulm Junior Instituto de Pesca, São Paulo, SP
Keywords: Fish (manjuba), Reproduction of fish, Histology

Abstract

Forty males and thirty-six females of Anchoviella lepidentosiole (Fowler, 1911), captured from Ribeira de Iguape River, Registro, State of São Paulo,
were utilized with the purpose to study histologically the reproductive cycle this species. The gonads were macroscopically characterized about yours volume,
color and superficial vascularization. Following to this the left gonads were sampled in their middle third which were fixed in Bouin. Routine histological
techniques coming next. Five stages were identified: immature, beginning of maturation, advanced maturation, reproduction and empty.

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Published
1990-06-01
How to Cite
Giamas, M. T., Alexandrino, A., Arana, S., & Vermulm Junior, H. (1990). Gonad histological modifications in manjuba, Anchoviella lepidentostole (Fowler, 1911) (Osteichthyes, Engraulidae), durant the reproductive cycle. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 27(1), 25-32. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.0000-0000.27125-32
Section
BASIC SCIENCES

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