Monthly Archives: November 2016

AQUAGAMETE Symposium in Japan


The AQUAGAMETE COST Action will develop a symposium entitled “Symposium AQUAGAMETE: Reproduction of Aquatic Animals”, in the frame of the 22nd International Conference on Zoology (ICZ), which will take place co-located with the 87th meeting of Zoological Society of Japan, in Okinawa (Japan), from November 15th to 19th, 2016. The symposium has been organized by Prof. Manabu Yoshida (University of Tokio, Japan) and Juan F. Asturiano (UPV, Spain).

Some AQUAGAMETE members will travel there to present the following oral communications:

  • AQUAGAMETE COST Action. Resume of activities and results 2013-2016
    J.F. Asturiano, M.J. Bayarri, Á. Horváth
  • Sperm cryopreservation and vitrification of aquatic species
    Á. Horváth, E. Kása, J.F. Asturiano
  • Activation mechanisms of European eel sperm
    L. Pérez, M.C. Vílchez, J.F. Asturiano
  • Generation of germ-line chimera in sturgeons
    M. Psenicka, M. Rodina, Z. Linhartova, H. Guralp, V. Iegorova, K. Pocherniaieva, E. Fatira, A. Golpour, T. Saito

Moreover, from the UPV the following posters will be presented:

  • Specific recombinant gonadotropins induce for the first time in European eel (Anguilla anguilla) full spermiating fish from immature males
    D.S. Peñaranda, V. Gallego, C. Rozenfeld, M.C. Vílchez, L. Pérez, A. Gómez, I. Giménez, J.F. Asturiano
  • The grass pufferfish (Takifugu niphobles): a model species for reproduction studies
    V. Gallego, M. Yoshida, G.J. Fraser, J.F. Asturiano