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The ‘egg sandwich’: a method for linking spatially resolved salmonid hatching rates with habitat variables in stream ecosystems

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This paper describes the development of the ‘egg sandwich’, a system for assessing stream substratum quality by linking measurements of depth-specific salmonid egg hatching success and physico-chemical water variables from the same sites within the interstitial zone.

Keywords: egg box; interstitial zone; salmonid conservation; sediment; spawning site; stream ecosystem health

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: Fish Biology Unit, Department of Animal Science, Technische Universität München, Mühlenweg 22, D-85350 Freising, Germany

Publication date: February 1, 2009

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