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Title: Run timing of salmon
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 report deals with one area of particular concern in relation to the conservation of salmon stocks, the decline in spring runs of salmon. In preparing this report the Committee has considered the main factors which have been identified as likely to influence the season of return to the river of salmon. Using the most reliable data available this report aims to: summarise current knowledge of run timing; analyse the possible mechanisms and causes of changes in run timing; consider the extent to which recovery of spring runs might occur naturally; provide guidance on any specific measures which fishery managers might find appropriate for individual rivers.
Publisher: MAFF Publications
Publication Date: 1994
Publication Place: London
Subject Keywords: Salmon fisheriesLife cycleGeneticsFishery dataRearing techniquesSpawning migrationEnvironmental factors
Geographic Keywords: United KingdomScotlandHampshireExeTweed catchmentTest (river, Hampshire)Usk catchment
Taxonomic Keywords: Salmo salarSalmonidae
Extent: 50; + appendices
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