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In this turtle, gonadal sex is determined by incubation temperature during embryonic development.
Incubation temperature and gonadal sex affect growth and physiology in the leopard gecko Eublepharis macularius, a lizard with temperature-dependent sex determination.
The proportion of specimens in each gonadal sex class differed markedly among the time periods of collection ([chi square] = 31.
Morphology, endocrinology, and environmental modulation of gonadal sex differentiation in teleost fishes.
In the medaka from the control treatment, the secondary sex characteristics were in agreement with the gonadal sex in 96% of females and 100% of males (Figure 6).
However, estrogen treatment during embryonic development can produce gonadal sex reversal in genetic males (Gallien 1953).
Although the outcome of the gonadal sex did not appear to be affected by these relatively rapid changes in SF-1 protein expression, the long-term affects of this disrupted pattern of SF-1 availability might lead to later anomalies in amphibian reproductive development.
After exposure for 29 days post hatching (DPH), fish were allowed to grow until 103 and 179 DPH, at which time their genetic sex was determined using Y-chromosomal DNA markers and their gonadal sex was determined by histology.
In addition to the effects on secondary sex characters, androgens (and estrogens) can direct gonadal sex toward male (or female) development in many fish species if applied at a critical time at or just before the onset of gonadal differentiation (18).