Environmental factors correlate with hybridization in stocked brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis)
Abstract:Stocking is a common practice throughout the world that may increase hybridization between wild and domesticated populations. Stocking intensity alone does not always fully explain the observed patterns of hybridization, suggesting that the intensity of hybridization may be modulated by environmental factors. Using brook charr (i.e., brook trout,
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: IBIS (Institut de Biologie Intégrative et des Systèmes), Pavillon Charles-Eugène-Marchand, Université Laval, Québec, QC G1V 0A6, Canada. 2: Département de biologie, Université Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC J1K 2R1, Canada.
Publication date: May 5, 2012
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