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Occurence of Scoliosis, Pugheadness and Disappearance of Pelvic Fin in Three Marine Fish Species from Turkey  

Laith A. Jawad , Murat C , Celal A
1 Flat Bush, Manukau, Auckland 2016, New Zealand
2 Mugla Sitki Kocman University, Faculty of Fisheries, 48000, Kotekli, Mugla, Turkey
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International Journal of Marine Science, 2014, Vol. 4, No. 36   doi: 10.5376/ijms.2014.04.0036
Received: 12 May, 2014    Accepted: 28 May, 2014    Published: 01 Jul., 2014
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This article was first published in Genomics and Applied Biology (2014, 33: 3454-3462) in Chinese, and here was authorized to translate and publish the paper in English under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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 Jawad L.A., ÇELİK M., and ATEŞ C., 2014, Occurence of scoliosis, pugheadness and disappearance of pelvic fin in three marine fish species from Turkey, International Journal of Marine Science, 4(36): 1-7 (doi: 10.5376/ijms.2014.04.0036)


The meat and eggs of sturgeon are of great nutritional value, the scale of sturgeon breeding has been steadily expanded, and China has become the largest sturgeon breeding country in the world. Although a series of scientific achievements have been made in the field of conservation biology and applied technology of Sturgeon at home and abroad, little is known about the growth and muscle quality of cultured sturgeon. The present situation of the research on the allometric growth pattern and muscle quality analysis of cultured sturgeon at home and abroad is reviewed. It is found that the present research on the muscle quality of sturgeon is mainly focused on juvenile sturgeon or a certain growth period, lacking in systematicness and integrality. Therefore, it is suggested that the growth and muscle quality of cultured sturgeon should be studied from juvenile to adult in order to reveal the growth and development of sturgeon muscle quality.

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