Using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) based technique, Schistocephalus solidus infection was shown to considerably reduce levels of spiggin in the kidney of male three-spined sticklebacks Gasterosteus aculeatus from an oligotrophic upland lake. These results suggested a graduated effect of the infection on the reproductive physiology of male three-spined sticklebacks.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Journal of Fish Biology|
|Early online date||20 Jun 2007|
|Publication status||Published - 01 Jul 2007|
- Host reproduction