Parameters Control Mt0.05 Mt0.25 P value
Weight gain (%) 10.94 ± 5.8 15.55 ± 7.6 16.98 ± 12.5 0.1
Histology spermatogonium cell 33.90% 23% 9.20% -
Histology spermatids cell 27.30% 28.40% 5.40% -
Histology spermatozoa cell 38.80% 48.60% 85.40% -
Gonadosomatic index Mean (%) 0.425b ± 0.07 0.582a ± 0.07 0.677a ± 0.11 0.001
Sperm abnormality Mean (%) 30.8b ± 7.5 15b± 4.8 7.6a ± 3.3 0.001
Live sperm rate (%) 18.7b ± 18.7 80.3a ± 21.2 92.5a ± 5.4 0.001
Sperm concentration (106/ml) 220.3 ± 269 127.3 ± 104 133.3 ± 56 0.5
Testosterone (ng/ml) 13.45 ± 2.7 15> 15> -
a,bValues with different superscripts in a row differ significantly (P<0.05).
Table 1: Maturation analysis in male C. macrocephalus with different levels of melatonin (Mean ± S.E.)
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