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Title: Genetics and the management of the Atlantic salmon
Author: T.F. Cross
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: Besinger Liddell Memorial Atlantic Salmon Fellowship 1987/1988
This report studies advances in salmon and trout genetics and considers their implications for management. Three areas of salmonid genetics are described in the report: (i) Biochemical systematics and population genetics, (ii) quantitative genetics or selective breeding and (iii) genetic engineering and other manipulations. Many studies in the first area relate directly to the management of wild salmon and to stock enhancement and so the broadest coverage is given to this subject. The latter two areas relate primarily to techniques used in salmon farming. However, since they have implications for the management of wild and enhanced stocks because of introductions or inadvertent release of such modified fish, they are also described.
Publisher: Atlantic Salmon Trust
Publication Date: 1989
Publication Place: Pitlochry
Subject Keywords: Salmon fisheriesFishery managementGeneticsProteinsElectrophoresisHybridsHatcheriesGenetic engineeringChromosomesWild animalsStock assessment
Geographic Keywords: EuropeNorth AmericaUnited Kingdom
Taxonomic Keywords: Salmo salarSalmo truttaSalmonidae
Extent: 74
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