An osmotic induction method for externally marking saltwater fishes, Stigmatopora argus and Stigmatopora nigra, with calcein

J. E. Smith, P. I. Macreadie, S. E. Swearer

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Abstract

Calcein marking via osmotic induction and overnight immersion was compared in saltwater fishes. Immersion in a salt solution for 10 min followed by 30 min in a 500 mg l-1 calcein solution produced the highest fluorescent mark in 40 min with no effect on survival.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1055-1060
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Fish Biology
Volume76
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2010
Externally publishedYes

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