Gender testing

Salmonid X/Y gender test

Cryogenetics offers a DNA-based gender test for salmonids as part of the overall methods of improving the reproduction strategy of both ova and fish producers. A gender test gives the possibility to decide male or female selection at an earlier stage and optimize the ratio to be on-grown to become future broodstock. This method provides for considerable savings in terms of overhead as well as capacity by not having to grow extra fish through to the maturity stages.

The test is performed on small tissue samples.