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Chinook salmon possesses an XY sex determination system (21), and we have previously isolated DNA markers from the Y chromosome that allow unambiguous determination of genetic sex in this species (22-24).
To evaluate the effects of the treatments on sex differentiation, we examined both the phenotypic and genetic sex of individuals.
They were killed by an overdose of MS-222 (tricaine methanesulfonate; Syndel Laboratories, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) and we collected blood for determination of genetic sex.
This technique permitted the screening of each fish to determine the genetic sex, which was then compared to the expressed phenotype of each individual.
Isolation of a Y-chromosomal DNA probe capable of determining genetic sex in chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha).
Determination of genetic sex differentiation in fish may also prove useful and would enable the sex ratio of phenotypically similar offspring to be determined.