Early enrichment effects on brain development in hatchery-reared Atlantic salmon (
): no evidence for a critical period
Abstract:In hatcheries, fish are normally reared in barren environments, which have been reported to affect their phenotypic development compared with wild conspecifics. In this study, Atlantic salmon (
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: University of Gothenburg, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Box 463, SE-405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden. 2: Technical University of Denmark (DTU), National Institute of Aquatic Resources, Vejlsøvej 39, DK-8600 Silkeborg, Denmark. 3: Danish Centre for Wild Salmon, Brusgårdsvej 15, DK-8960 Randers SØ, Denmark.
Publication date: September 17, 2012
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