High river temperature reduces survival of sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) approaching spawning grounds and exacerbates female mortality
Abstract:Recent studies have shown that warm temperatures reduce survival of adult migrating sockeye salmon (
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Centre for Applied Conservation Research, Department of Forest Sciences, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada. 2: Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Cooperative Resource Management Institute, School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada. 3: Fish Ecology and Conservation Physiology Laboratory, Institute of Environmental Science and Department of Biology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6, Canada. 4: Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Biological Station, 3190 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo, BC V9T 6N7, Canada. 5: LGL Limited, 9768 Second Street, Sidney, BC V8L 3Y8, Canada. 6: Department of Zoology and Faculty of Land and Food Systems, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada.
Publication date: 2012-02-20
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