Comparison of observed and predicted dates of eyeing, hatching and swim-up for brown trout and Atlantic salmon

Crisp, P. A. and Ottaway, E.M. (1981) Comparison of observed and predicted dates of eyeing, hatching and swim-up for brown trout and Atlantic salmon. Ambleside, UK, Freshwater Biological Association, 21pp. (WIT/73/4).

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Abstract

Scholars recently derived simple models from published data for the prediction from water temperature of hatching times for the eggs of brown trout (Salmo trutta L.) and Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.). A similar model to predict eyeing time for salmon eggs was obtained and used in this study, largely by analogy, to develop equations which might be used to obtain very approximate estimates of eyeing and swim-up times for salmon and brown trout. As the models were based on data for constant temperatures and some of them also had a very inadequate data base, it was desirable that they should be tested, as far as possible, against field and hatchery observations. The present report is a brief summary based on such data as have been obtained to date. None of the data sets were ideal for the purpose and the various inadequacies are discussed later in this report.

Item Type: Monograph or Serial Issue
Title: Comparison of observed and predicted dates of eyeing, hatching and swim-up for brown trout and Atlantic salmon
Personal Creator/Author:
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Crisp, P. A.
Ottaway, E.M.
Number of Pages: 21
Date: 1981
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Place of Publication: Ambleside, UK
Issuing Agency: Freshwater Biological Association
Uncontrolled Keywords: Freshwater ecology; Rivers; Freshwater fish; Fish eggs; Hatching; Temperature data; England, Teesdale
Subjects: Biology
Ecology
Limnology
Item ID: 5090
Depositing User: Hardy B Schwamm
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2011 19:30
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 15:25
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URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/5090

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