Aerobic scope increases throughout an ecologically relevant temperature range in coho salmon

  title={Aerobic scope increases throughout an ecologically relevant temperature range in coho salmon},
  author={Graham D. Raby and Matthew T. Casselman and Steven J. Cooke and Scott G. Hinch and Anthony P. Farrell and Timothy D. Clark},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Biology},
  pages={1922 - 1931}
ABSTRACT Aerobic scope (AS) has been proposed as a functional measurement that can be used to make predictions about the thermal niche of aquatic ectotherms and hence potential fitness outcomes under future warming scenarios. Some salmonid species and populations, for example, have been reported to exhibit different thermal profiles for their AS curves such that AS peaks around the modal river temperature encountered during the upriver spawning migration, suggesting species- and population… 

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