Fact Sheet: Common Carp Pituitary INAD 8391

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last updated: 1 December 2011

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Objective/purpose: Collect supportive and pivotal data needed to establish the effectiveness of CCP to induce gamete maturation in a variety of fish species.
Drug name: Common Carp Pituitary (CCP)
Source of drug: Stoller Fisheries Argent Laboratories
Address: 1301 18th St; PO Box B
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
8702 152nd Avenue, N.E. Redmond, WA 98052

Phone: 800-831-5174
email: stollerfisheries@mchsi.com
webpage: http://www.sfishinc.com/

Phone: 800-426-6258
email: email@argent-labs.com
webpage: http://www.argent-labs.com/
Target pathogen(s): Not Applicable
Method of administration: IP or IM injection
Treatment dosage:

up to 25 milligrams (mg) CCP per kilogram (kg) body weight.

Although certain situations may require a higher dose rate, dosage should never exceed 25 mg CCP per kg body weight

Treatment regimen:

Single or multiple treatment. Multiple treatment will generally consist of a single "priming dose," followed by a single "resolving dose."

Withdrawal period:

No withdrawal period is required for treated fish.

Required test parameters: Investigator must collect data reporting percent ovulation and/or percent spermiation in treated fish. Investigator should also report general fish behavior and any adverse effects relating to treatment.
Limitations or restrictions on use:

Investigator must follow all instructions in the Study Protocol for INAD 8391 regarding drug acquisition and handling, fish treatment and disposition, and data reporting requirements.

Drug discharge must be in compliance with local NPDES permitting requirements.

Required INAD fee: $400.00 per facility per year
AADAP contact for other information: Ms. Bonnie Johnson, FWS - AADAP
Phone: 406-994-9905
Fax: 406-582-0242

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