Olfactory and endocrine response to steroids in an African cichlid fish, Haplochromis burtoni

Cole, T.; Stacey, N.

Fish Physiology and Biochemistry 28(1-4): 265-266

2003


ISSN/ISBN: 0920-1742
DOI: 10.1023/b:fish.0000030548.73840.02
Accession: 012373188

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Abstract
A cichlid (Haplochromis burtoni) detects conjugated steroids through five olfactory receptor mechanisms, and increases serum testosterone in response to a mixture of detected steroids.