Summary: Common name for FISHES belonging to the order Perciformes and occurring in three different families.

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  1. Faisal M, Schulz C, Eissa A, Whelan G. High prevalence of buccal ulcerations in largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides (Centrarchidae) from Michigan inland lakes associated with Myzobdella lugubris Leidy 1851 (Annelida: Hirudinea). Parasite. 2011;18:79-84 pubmed
    Widespread mouth ulcerations were observed in largemouth bass collected from eight inland lakes in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan during the summer months of 2002 and 2003...
  2. Terova G, Cattaneo A, Preziosa E, Bernardini G, Saroglia M. Impact of acute stress on antimicrobial polypeptides mRNA copy number in several tissues of marine sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). BMC Immunol. 2011;12:69 pubmed publisher
  3. Dominguez G, Quattro J, Denslow N, Kroll K, Prucha M, Porak W, et al. Identification and transcriptional modulation of the largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides, vitellogenin receptor during oocyte development by insulin and sex steroids. Biol Reprod. 2012;87:67 pubmed
    ..Here we disclose the full length vtgr cDNA sequence for largemouth bass (LMB) that reveals greater than 90% sequence homology with other fish vtgr sequences...
  4. Walsh H, Blazer V, Iwanowicz L, Smith G. A redescription of Myxobolus inornatus from young-of-the-year smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu). J Parasitol. 2012;98:1236-42 pubmed publisher
    During investigations of young-of-the year smallmouth bass ( Micropterus dolomieu ) mortalities in the Susquehanna River, Pennsylvania, U.S.A...
  5. Neves J, Caldas C, Wilson J, Rodrigues P. Molecular mechanisms of hepcidin regulation in sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2011;31:1154-61 pubmed publisher
    ..pathways involved in the regulation of hepcidin expression in teleost fish, we have isolated for European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) several coding sequences of known molecules involved on these pathways in mammals, namely ..
  6. Shaddick K, Burridge C, Jerry D, Schwartz T, Truong K, Gilligan D, et al. A hybrid zone and bidirectional introgression between two catadromous species: Australian bass Macquaria novemaculeata and estuary perch Macquaria colonorum. J Fish Biol. 2011;79:1214-35 pubmed publisher
    ..and distribution of hybrid individuals and the existence of a hybrid zone between the catadromous Australian bass Macquaria novemaculeata and estuary perch Macquaria colonorum were investigated throughout the range of both ..
  7. Liu S, Rexroad C, Couch C, Cordes J, Reece K, Sullivan C. A microsatellite linkage map of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) reveals conserved synteny with the three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Mar Biotechnol (NY). 2012;14:237-44 pubmed publisher
    The striped bass (Morone saxatilis) and its relatives (genus Morone) are of great importance to fisheries and aquaculture in North America...
  8. Sarropoulou E, Galindo Villegas J, García Alcazar A, Kasapidis P, Mulero V. Characterization of European sea bass transcripts by RNA SEQ after oral vaccine against V. anguillarum. Mar Biotechnol (NY). 2012;14:634-42 pubmed publisher
    The European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) is, along with the gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata), one of the most extensively cultured species in European aquaculture productions...
  9. De Domenico E, Mauceri A, Giordano D, Maisano M, Gioffrè G, Natalotto A, et al. Effects of "in vivo" exposure to toxic sediments on juveniles of sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). Aquat Toxicol. 2011;105:688-97 pubmed publisher

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  1. Buonocore F, Castro R, Randelli E, Lefranc M, Six A, Kuhl H, et al. Diversity, molecular characterization and expression of T cell receptor ? in a teleost fish, the sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax, L). PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e47957 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, in this study the involvement of TRG-bearing T cells during viral stimulation was described for the first time, leading to new insights for the identification of T cell subsets in fish...
  2. Molés G, Gomez A, Carrillo M, Rocha A, Mylonas C, Zanuy S. Determination of Fsh quantity and bioactivity during sex differentiation and oogenesis in European sea bass. Biol Reprod. 2011;85:848-57 pubmed publisher
    ..reports the monitoring of pituitary and plasma Fsh levels during sex differentiation and oogenesis in European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) using a homologous immunoassay and an in vitro bioassay...
  3. Landsman S, Gingerich A, Philipp D, Suski C. The effects of temperature change on the hatching success and larval survival of largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides and smallmouth bass Micropterus dolomieu. J Fish Biol. 2011;78:1200-12 pubmed publisher
    ..success and larval survival of eggs, yolk-sac larvae (YSL) and larvae above nest (LAN), for both largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides and smallmouth bass Micropterus dolomieu were quantified...
  4. Kolpin D, Blazer V, Gray J, Focazio M, Young J, Alvarez D, et al. Chemical contaminants in water and sediment near fish nesting sites in the Potomac River basin: determining potential exposures to smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu). Sci Total Environ. 2013;443:700-16 pubmed publisher
    ..of abnormalities such as testicular oocytes (TO), skin lesions, and mortality has been observed in smallmouth bass (SMB, Micropterus dolomieu)...
  5. Reading B, Chapman R, Schaff J, Scholl E, Opperman C, Sullivan C. An ovary transcriptome for all maturational stages of the striped bass (Morone saxatilis), a highly advanced perciform fish. BMC Res Notes. 2012;5:111 pubmed publisher
    The striped bass and its relatives (genus Morone) are important fisheries and aquaculture species native to estuaries and rivers of the Atlantic coast and Gulf of Mexico in North America...
  6. Marras S, Killen S, Domenici P, Claireaux G, McKenzie D. Relationships among traits of aerobic and anaerobic swimming performance in individual European sea bass Dicentrarchus labrax. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e72815 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the variation observed may reflect trade-offs with other morphological, physiological or behavioural traits. ..
  7. Gochfeld M, Burger J, Jeitner C, Donio M, Pittfield T. Seasonal, locational and size variations in mercury and selenium levels in striped bass (Morone saxatilis) from New Jersey. Environ Res. 2012;112:8-19 pubmed publisher
    We examined total mercury and selenium levels in muscle of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) collected from 2005 to 2008 from coastal New Jersey...
  8. Roach J, Hall K, Broadhurst M. Effects of barotrauma and mitigation methods on released Australian bass Macquaria novemaculeata. J Fish Biol. 2011;79:1130-45 pubmed publisher
    The effects of barotrauma on the short-term mortality and physical condition of Australian bass Macquaria novemaculeata were investigated after being: (1) conventionally angled and released during two tournaments in deep impoundments and (..
  9. Lin H, Huang T, Muthusamy S, Lee J, Duann Y, Lin C. Piscidin-1, an antimicrobial peptide from fish (hybrid striped bass morone saxatilis x M. chrysops), induces apoptotic and necrotic activity in HT1080 cells. Zoolog Sci. 2012;29:327-32 pubmed publisher
    Piscidin-1, a 22-residue cationic peptide isolated from mast cells of a hybrid striped bass, has potent antimicrobial activities against both gram-positive and -negative bacteria...
  10. Bertotto D, Poltronieri C, Negrato E, Richard J, Pascoli F, Simontacchi C, et al. Whole body cortisol and expression of HSP70, IGF-I and MSTN in early development of sea bass subjected to heat shock. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2011;174:44-50 pubmed publisher
    Whole body cortisol levels were determined during early larval developmental stages of sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) subjected to a heat shock with the aim to investigate the correlation between the stress event and the activation of ..
  11. Escobar S, Felip A, Gueguen M, Zanuy S, Carrillo M, Kah O, et al. Expression of kisspeptins in the brain and pituitary of the European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). J Comp Neurol. 2013;521:933-48 pubmed publisher
    ..As a first step in investigating the role of kisspeptins in the European sea bass, a perciform fish, we studied the distribution of kiss1 and kiss2-expressing cells in the brain of males and ..
  12. Schnitzler J, Celis N, Klaren P, Blust R, Dirtu A, Covaci A, et al. Thyroid dysfunction in sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax): underlying mechanisms and effects of polychlorinated biphenyls on thyroid hormone physiology and metabolism. Aquat Toxicol. 2011;105:438-47 pubmed publisher
    ..subchronic exposure to a mixture of Aroclor standards on thyroid hormone physiology and metabolism in juvenile sea bass. The contaminant mixture was formulated to reflect the persistent organic pollution to which the European sea bass ..
  13. Navarro Martín L, Galay Burgos M, Piferrer F, Sweeney G. Characterisation and expression during sex differentiation of Sox19 from the sea bass Dicentrarchus labrax. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2012;163:316-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we describe the cloning and characterisation of sox19 from the European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax), an important aquaculture species in which sex ratios skewed in favour of males are ..
  14. Lopez Jimena B, Alonso M, Thompson K, Adams A, Infante C, Castro D, et al. Tissue distribution of Red Spotted Grouper Nervous Necrosis Virus (RGNNV) genome in experimentally infected juvenile European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax). Vet Microbiol. 2011;154:86-95 pubmed publisher
  15. Ameur W, Trabelsi S, El Megdiche Y, Hassine S, Barhoumi B, Hammami B, et al. Concentration of polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorine pesticides in mullet (Mugil cephalus) and sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) from Bizerte Lagoon (Northern Tunisia). Chemosphere. 2013;90:2372-80 pubmed publisher
    ..PCBs), and organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) were determined in two fish species, mullet (Mugil cephalus) and sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax), collected from Bizerte Lagoon and the Mediterranean Sea...
  16. Doperalski N, Martyniuk C, Prucha M, Kroll K, Denslow N, Barber D. Cloning and expression of the translocator protein (18 kDa), voltage-dependent anion channel, and diazepam binding inhibitor in the gonad of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) across the reproductive cycle. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2011;173:86-95 pubmed publisher (vdac), and diazepam binding inhibitor (dbi; also acyl-CoA binding protein) were cloned from largemouth bass. Gonadal expression was examined across reproductive stages to determine if expression is correlated with changes ..
  17. Priester C, Morton L, Kinsey S, Watanabe W, Dillaman R. Growth patterns and nuclear distribution in white muscle fibers from black sea bass, Centropristis striata: evidence for the influence of diffusion. J Exp Biol. 2011;214:1230-9 pubmed publisher
    ..the influence of fiber size on the distribution of nuclei and fiber growth patterns in white muscle of black sea bass, Centropristis striata, ranging in body mass from 0.45 to 4840 g...
  18. Darwish A, Bebak J, Schrader K. Assessment of Aquaflor(®) , copper sulphate and potassium permanganate for control of Aeromonas hydrophila and Flavobacterium columnare infection in sunshine bass, Morone chrysops female × Morone saxatilis male. J Fish Dis. 2012;35:637-47 pubmed publisher
    ..different therapeutants against a mixed infection of Aeromonas hydrophila and Flavobacterium columnare in sunshine bass. Experiment 1 evaluated copper sulphate, florfenicol-medicated feed and potassium permanganate (KMnO(4) ) against a ..
  19. Celi M, Vazzana M, Sanfratello M, Parrinello N. Elevated cortisol modulates Hsp70 and Hsp90 gene expression and protein in sea bass head kidney and isolated leukocytes. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2012;175:424-31 pubmed publisher
    ..In sea bass, cortisol intraperitoneal injection and in vitro treatment of head kidney cells show that inducible Hsp70 and Hsp90 ..
  20. Martyniuk C, Doperalski N, Kroll K, Barber D, Denslow N. Sexually dimorphic transcriptomic responses in the teleostean hypothalamus: a case study with the organochlorine pesticide dieldrin. Neurotoxicology. 2013;34:105-17 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, female and male largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) (LMB) were exposed to 3mg dieldrin/kg feed in a 2 month feeding exposure (August-October) ..
  21. Grim J, Simonik E, Semones M, Kuhn D, Crockett E. The glutathione-dependent system of antioxidant defense is not modulated by temperature acclimation in muscle tissues from striped bass, Morone saxatilis. Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol. 2013;164:383-90 pubmed publisher
    ..activity (skeletal muscle) of glutathione-dependent antioxidants (GPx, GPx4, and GST) in tissues from striped bass (Morone saxatilis) acclimated for six weeks to 7 °C or 25 °C...
  22. Ahmad M, Benjakul S, Sumpavapol P, Nirmal N. Quality changes of sea bass slices wrapped with gelatin film incorporated with lemongrass essential oil. Int J Food Microbiol. 2012;155:171-8 pubmed publisher
    Microbiological, chemical and physical changes of sea bass slices wrapped with gelatin film incorporated with 25% (w/w) lemongrass essential oil (LEO) during storage of 12 days at 4 °C were investigated...
  23. Xia J, Lin G, He X, Liu P, Liu F, Sun F, et al. Whole genome scanning and association mapping identified a significant association between growth and a SNP in the IFABP-a gene of the Asian seabass. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:295 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data supply a basis for fine mapping QTL, marker-assisted selection and further detailed analysis of the functions of the IFABP-a gene in fish growth...
  24. Kerambrun E, Le Floch S, Sanchez W, Thomas Guyon H, Meziane T, Henry F, et al. Responses of juvenile sea bass, Dicentrarchus labrax, exposed to acute concentrations of crude oil, as assessed by molecular and physiological biomarkers. Chemosphere. 2012;87:692-702 pubmed publisher
    In the present study, juvenile sea bass were exposed for 48 and 96 h to an Arabian light crude oil and their responses were assessed at the molecular and physiological levels...
  25. Li X, Defoirdt T, Yang Q, Laureau S, Bossier P, Dierckens K. Host-induced increase in larval sea bass mortality in a gnotobiotic challenge test with Vibrio anguillarum. Dis Aquat Organ. 2014;108:211-6 pubmed publisher
    ..In this work, it was found that the mortality of gnotobiotic sea bass larvae challenged with V...
  26. Piñeiro Vidal M, Gijón D, Zarza C, Santos Y. Tenacibaculum dicentrarchi sp. nov., a marine bacterium of the family Flavobacteriaceae isolated from European sea bass. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2012;62:425-9 pubmed publisher
    ..rod-shaped gliding bacterial strain, designated 35/09(T), was isolated from diseased European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.) in Spain...
  27. Servili A, Herrera Perez P, Kah O, Muñoz Cueto J. The retina is a target for GnRH-3 system in the European sea bass, Dicentrarchus labrax. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2012;175:398-406 pubmed publisher
    The European sea bass expresses three GnRH (Gonadotrophin Releasing Hormone) forms that exert pleiotropic actions via several classes of receptors...
  28. Marras S, Killen S, Claireaux G, Domenici P, McKenzie D. Behavioural and kinematic components of the fast-start escape response in fish: individual variation and temporal repeatability. J Exp Biol. 2011;214:3102-10 pubmed publisher
    ..We quantified individual variation of various components of the escape response in a population of European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax), considering both non-locomotor (responsiveness and latency) and locomotor (speed, ..
  29. Li X, Bai J, Hu Y, Ye X, Li S, Yu L. Genotypes, haplotypes and diplotypes of IGF-II SNPs and their association with growth traits in largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides). Mol Biol Rep. 2012;39:4359-65 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study is to screen single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of the largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) IGF-II gene and to analyze potential association between IGF-II gene polymorphisms and ..
  30. Pascoli F, Lanzano G, Negrato E, Poltronieri C, Trocino A, Radaelli G, et al. Seasonal effects on hematological and innate immune parameters in sea bass Dicentrarchus labrax. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2011;31:1081-7 pubmed publisher investigate the effect of seasonality on cortisol, hematological and innate immune parameters in European sea bass reared under traditional semi-intensive aquaculture...
  31. Molés G, Gomez A, Carrillo M, Zanuy S. Development of a homologous enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for European sea bass FSH. Reproductive cycle plasma levels in both sexes and in yearling precocious and non-precocious males. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2012;176:70-8 pubmed publisher
    ..reports the development and use of a specific and homologous competitive ELISA for measuring FSH in European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) using a recombinant FSH and its specific antiserum...
  32. Xia J, He X, Bai Z, Yue G. Identification and characterization of 63 MicroRNAs in the Asian seabass Lates calcarifer. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e17537 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we described an approach to identify conserved miRNAs and characterized their expression patterns in different tissues for the first time in a food fish species Asian seabass (Lates calcarifer)...
  33. Monson B, Staples D, Bhavsar S, Holsen T, Schrank C, Moses S, et al. Spatiotemporal trends of mercury in walleye and largemouth bass from the Laurentian Great Lakes region. Ecotoxicology. 2011;20:1555-67 pubmed publisher
    ..Walleye (Sander vitreus) and largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) were chosen for the trend analysis because they had more Hg records (63,872) than other ..
  34. Killen S, Marras S, McKenzie D. Fuel, fasting, fear: routine metabolic rate and food deprivation exert synergistic effects on risk-taking in individual juvenile European sea bass. J Anim Ecol. 2011;80:1024-33 pubmed publisher
    ..relationships among metabolic rate, risk-taking and tolerance of food deprivation in juvenile European sea bass. Individual fish were tested for risk-taking behaviours following a simulated predator attack, both before and ..
  35. Betancor M, Caballero M, Terova G, Corà S, Saleh R, Benítez Santana T, et al. Vitamin C enhances vitamin E status and reduces oxidative stress indicators in sea bass larvae fed high DHA microdiets. Lipids. 2012;47:1193-207 pubmed publisher
    ..However, high dietary levels of DHA increase free radical injury in sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) larvae muscle, even when vitamin E (α-tocopherol, α-TOH) is increased...
  36. García López A, Sánchez Amaya M, Halm S, Astola A, Prat F. Bone morphogenetic protein 15 and growth differentiation factor 9 expression in the ovary of European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax): cellular localization, developmental profiles, and response to unilateral ovariectomy. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2011;174:326-34 pubmed publisher
    ..of one of the ovaries) of protein and mRNA steady-state levels of Bmp15 and Gdf9 in the ovary of European sea bass, an important fish species for marine aquaculture industry...
  37. Won E, Baltzegar D, Picha M, Borski R. Cloning and characterization of leptin in a Perciform fish, the striped bass (Morone saxatilis): control of feeding and regulation by nutritional state. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2012;178:98-107 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we cloned a putative leptin in striped bass (Morone saxatilis) and report the first characterization of leptin in a Perciforme, the largest and most diverse ..
  38. Martínez Páramo S, Diogo P, Dinis M, Herraez M, Sarasquete C, Cabrita E. Incorporation of ascorbic acid and ?-tocopherol to the extender media to enhance antioxidant system of cryopreserved sea bass sperm. Theriogenology. 2012;77:1129-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the aim of the present work was to evaluate the status of the antioxidant system in cryopreserved sea bass sperm, and the possibility of enhancing this system to reduce oxidation of the membrane compounds by extender ..
  39. Gardiner J, Motta P. Largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) switch feeding modalities in response to sensory deprivation. Zoology (Jena). 2012;115:78-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Largemouth bass were filmed using high-speed videography while capturing live mosquitofish...
  40. Navarro Martín L, Viñas J, Ribas L, Díaz N, Gutierrez A, Di Croce L, et al. DNA methylation of the gonadal aromatase (cyp19a) promoter is involved in temperature-dependent sex ratio shifts in the European sea bass. PLoS Genet. 2011;7:e1002447 pubmed publisher
    ..We show in the European sea bass (sb), a fish in which temperature effects on sex ratios are maximal before the gonads form, that juvenile males ..
  41. Geay F, Ferraresso S, Zambonino Infante J, Bargelloni L, Quentel C, Vandeputte M, et al. Effects of the total replacement of fish-based diet with plant-based diet on the hepatic transcriptome of two European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) half-sibfamilies showing different growth rates with the plant-based diet. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:522 pubmed publisher
    ..The main objective of the present study was to analyse the effects of a plant-based diet on the hepatic transcriptome of European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax).
  42. Casper B, Halvorsen M, Matthews F, Carlson T, Popper A. Recovery of barotrauma injuries resulting from exposure to pile driving sound in two sizes of hybrid striped bass. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e73844 pubmed publisher
    ..used to investigate the effects of sounds produced by impulsive pile driving on two size groups of hybrid striped bass (white bass Moronechrysops x striped bass Moronesaxatilis). The larger striped bass (mean size 17...
  43. Ben Ameur W, de Lapuente J, El Megdiche Y, Barhoumi B, Trabelsi S, Camps L, et al. Oxidative stress, genotoxicity and histopathology biomarker responses in mullet (Mugil cephalus) and sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) liver from Bizerte Lagoon (Tunisia). Mar Pollut Bull. 2012;64:241-51 pubmed publisher
    ..on oxidative stress, genotoxic and histopathologic biomarkers in liver of mullet (Mugil cephalus) and sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) collected from a polluted coastal lagoon (Bizerte Lagoon) in comparison to a reference site (..
  44. Wang C, Bai Z, He X, Lin G, Xia J, Sun F, et al. A high-resolution linkage map for comparative genome analysis and QTL fine mapping in Asian seabass, Lates calcarifer. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:174 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we report a high-resolution linkage map with 790 microsatellites and SNPs, comparative analysis of synteny, fine-mapping of QTL and the identification of potential candidate genes for growth traits...
  45. Alvarado M, Carrillo M, Felip A. Expression of kisspeptins and their receptors, gnrh-1/gnrhr-II-1a and gonadotropin genes in the brain of adult male and female European sea bass during different gonadal stages. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2013;187:104-16 pubmed publisher
    ..system (kiss1, kiss2, gpr54-1b, and gpr54-2b) in the hypothalamus and pituitary of adult male and female sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.) during different gonadal stages using qRT-PCR...
  46. Leal E, Fernández Durán B, Guillot R, Ríos D, Cerdá Reverter J. Stress-induced effects on feeding behavior and growth performance of the sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax): a self-feeding approach. J Comp Physiol B. 2011;181:1035-44 pubmed publisher
    ..The sea bass is particularly sensitive to stressful conditions and the mere presence of humans will disturb feeding behavior...
  47. Vandamm J, Marras S, Claireaux G, Handelsman C, Nelson J. Acceleration performance of individual European sea bass Dicentrarchus labrax measured with a sprint performance chamber: comparison with high-speed cinematography and correlates with ecological performance. Physiol Biochem Zool. 2012;85:704-17 pubmed publisher
    ..The acceleration performance of a large number of juvenile European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) from two populations was analyzed...
  48. Blazer V, Iwanowicz L, Henderson H, Mazik P, Jenkins J, Alvarez D, et al. Reproductive endocrine disruption in smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) in the Potomac River basin: spatial and temporal comparisons of biological effects. Environ Monit Assess. 2012;184:4309-34 pubmed publisher
    A high prevalence of intersex or testicular oocytes (TO) in male smallmouth bass within the Potomac River drainage has raised concerns as to the health of the river...
  49. Migaud H, Ismail R, Cowan M, Davie A. Kisspeptin and seasonal control of reproduction in male European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2012;179:384-99 pubmed publisher
    ..T and 11-KT) and gonadal development were also studied over a full annual reproductive cycle in adult male sea bass. The cDNA partial sequence of sea bass kissr4 encoding 185 amino acids showed a high degree of conservation with ..
  50. Xia J, He X, Bai Z, Lin G, Yue G. Analysis of the Asian seabass transcriptome based on expressed sequence tags. DNA Res. 2011;18:513-22 pubmed publisher
    ..The unique EST sequences are being used in developing a cDNA microarray to examine global gene expression and will also facilitate future whole-genome sequence assembly and annotation of Asian seabass and comparative genomics...
  51. Alami Durante H, Cluzeaud M, Bazin D, Mazurais D, Zambonino Infante J. Dietary cholecalciferol regulates the recruitment and growth of skeletal muscle fibers and the expressions of myogenic regulatory factors and the myosin heavy chain in European sea bass larvae. J Nutr. 2011;141:2146-51 pubmed publisher
    ..cholecalciferol affects the recruitment and growth of axial skeletal muscle fibers in first-feeding European sea bass. Larvae were fed diets containing 0.28 (VD-L, low dose), 0.69 (VD-C, control dose), or 3...
  52. Altimiras J, Claireaux G, Sandblom E, Farrell A, McKenzie D, Axelsson M. Gastrointestinal blood flow and postprandial metabolism in swimming sea bass Dicentrarchus labrax. Physiol Biochem Zool. 2008;81:663-72 pubmed publisher
    ..To test whether gastrointestinal blood flow is spared during exercise after feeding, sea bass were instrumented with flow probes to measure cardiac output and celiacomesenteric blood flow while swimming in a ..
  53. Pakingking R, Seron R, dela Peña L, Mori K, Yamashita H, Nakai T. Immune responses of Asian sea bass, Lates calcarifer Bloch, against an inactivated betanodavirus vaccine. J Fish Dis. 2009;32:457-63 pubmed publisher
    Asian sea bass, Lates calcarifer (Bloch), exhibited strong immune responses against a single injection of the formalin-inactivated red-spotted grouper nervous necrosis virus (RGNNV), a betanodavirus originally isolated in Japan...