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Biotechnology will help improve trout production

MEXICO
Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 23:30 (GMT + 9)

The National Fisheries Institute (INAPESCA) developed biotechnology that will make it possible to produce rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) neo-males for the first time in the country. These organisms have the potential to produce only female specimens of the species, which prove to be highly demanding in the Mexican market. Female trout farming is more profitable than in the case of the male ones because during their development they make better use of the balanced feed and exceed the latter in size. Furthermore, the meat from female specimens offers greater consistency and flavour. While this is the first experience in Mexico, the procedure has already been performed in Chile and the US, among other nations. According to INAPESCA scientist Genoveva Ingle de la Mora, generating rainbow trout neo-males took four years of research and experiments with the species. The... FULL STORY

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