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Seasonality of pigmentation and maturation in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)


North, B and Porter, MJR and Crampton, V and Bromage, NR, Seasonality of pigmentation and maturation in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 28, (1-4) pp. 513-514. ISSN 0920-1742 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.1023/B:FISH.0000030646.39959.ab


This study identifies the presence of a spring drop of flesh pigmentation that coincided with oocyte atresia in Atlantic salmon and outlines the potential influence that additional lighting and feed management strategies can have on these processes.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Agricultural, Veterinary and Food Sciences
Research Group:Fisheries sciences
Research Field:Aquaculture
Objective Division:Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Objective Group:Fisheries - aquaculture
Objective Field:Fisheries - aquaculture not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Porter, MJR (Dr Mark Porter)
ID Code:35086
Year Published:2003
Deposited By:TAFI - Aquaculture
Deposited On:2005-08-02
Last Modified:2010-06-18

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