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Title: Factors affecting natural smolt production
Author: Salmon Advisory Committee
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: Co-published with the Scottish Office Agriculture, Environment and Fisheries Department and the Welsh Office Agriculture Department
This Salmon Advisory Committee publication examines effects of human activities on Atlantic salmon and their freshwater habitat, covering the life stages egg to pre-migrating smolt, and emigrating smolts and returning adults. It deals with human activities that affect the survival of juvenile salmon prior to their migration as smolts. It covers three main groups of factors: hydrology (e.g. river regulation and abstraction), water quality (e.g. pollution and acidification), and habitat (e.g. riparian management and gravel extraction).
Publisher: MAFF Publications
Publication Date: 1994
Publication Place: London
Subject Keywords: Salmon fisheriesLife cycleHabitatsWater qualityRiparian vegetationGravelEnvironmental factorsFish diseasesAcidification
Geographic Keywords: United Kingdom
Taxonomic Keywords: Salmo salarSalmonidae
Extent: 51; + appendices
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