By Øystein Aas, Anders Klemetsen, Sigurd Einum, Jostein Skurdal
The Atlantic salmon is likely one of the so much prized and exploited species world wide, being on the centre of a tremendous activities fishing and more and more because the significant farmed species in lots of nations worldwide.Atlantic Salmon Ecology is a landmark book, either scientifically vital and visually beautiful. Comprehensively overlaying all significant features of the connection of the Atlantic salmon with its surroundings, chapters comprise information of migration and dispersal, replica, habitat necessities, feeding, development premiums, pageant, predation, parasitsm, inhabitants dynamics, results of panorama use, hydro energy improvement, weather swap, and exploitation. The ebook closes with a precis and view attainable destiny study directions.Backed via the Norwegian learn Council and with editors and members well known and revered, Atlantic Salmon Ecology is a necessary buy for all these operating with this species, together with fisheries scientists and executives, fish biologists, ecologists, physiologists, environmental biologists and aquatic scientists, fish and flora and fauna division group of workers and regulatory our bodies. Libraries in all universities and study institutions the place those topics are studied and taught must have copies of this significant publication.Comprehensive and updated assurance of Atlantic SalmonAtlantic Salmon is without doubt one of the world's so much commercially vital speciesBacked via the Norwegian study CouncilExperienced editor and across the world revered individuals
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Smolts may also prefer to swim at depths providing the most efficient use of energy either for movements or physiological processes. 2; Rikardsen & Dempson 2011 [Chapter 5]). Atlantic salmon are distributed over large areas of the Atlantic Ocean and undertake long sea migrations. They have been captured in the Norwegian Sea, north of the Faroe Islands, in the Labrador Sea and in the Arctic Ocean, including the North Greenland Sea and the Barents Sea (Hansen & Quinn 1998; Holm et al. 2000, 2003; Rikardsen et al.
However, it is not known to what extent individuals reside in the same ocean area during their time at sea, or whether they cover large areas. 1 Returning from ocean feeding grounds and entering the rivers The sea age when Atlantic salmon first become sexually mature and return to their home river for spawning depends on genetics as well as on growing conditions at sea, but the Aquatic Nomads: The Life and Migrations of the Atlantic Salmon 13 proximate factors initiating the homeward migration are unknown (Hansen & Quinn 1998).
4 body lengths s−1, were reported for larger salmon (75–85 cm body length) by Beamish (1978). Maximum swimming speeds in nature are likely to be higher than those recorded under laboratory conditions. 5 m s−1, and it is not unlikely that Atlantic salmon may also be able to obtain speeds up to 10 body lengths s−1. Little is known about how high Atlantic salmon can jump. Physical conditions such as water depth and velocity beneath the obstruction are important for the maximum leaping capability (Stuart 1962).
Atlantic Salmon Ecology by Øystein Aas, Anders Klemetsen, Sigurd Einum, Jostein Skurdal