Charr truth: sympatric differentiation in Salvelinus species

@article{Noakes2008CharrTS,
  title={Charr truth: sympatric differentiation in Salvelinus species},
  author={David L. G. Noakes},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2008},
  volume={83},
  pages={7-15}
}
  • D. Noakes
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • Environmental Biology of Fishes
Charrs, Salvelinus species, are characteristic fishes of northern freshwater lakes and rivers. They are highly variable in almost every aspect of their behaviour, morphology and life history. Several possible explanations have been proposed to account for this variability and resolve the taxonomic confusion in this genus. I propose that sympatric trophic polymorphism, in the ecological context of these species, can make sense of this variability. I use examples from charr in Canada and Iceland… Expand

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