Evidence for an autumn downstream migration and the subsequent estuarine residence of 0+ year juvenile Atlantic salmon Salmo salar L., in England
The use of passive integrated transponder technology facilitated the first observations of the autumn migration of 0+ year Atlantic salmon Salmo salar parr into tidal rearing habitats in the U.K. The quality of these habitats in relation to smolt production and the ecological significance of this alternative life-history strategy are presently not understood.
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Document Type: Research Article
The Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory, Pakefield Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 OHT, U.K.
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Winfrith Technology Centre, Winfrith Newburgh, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 8ZD, U.K.
Publication date: 01 July 2007