Dead fish swimming: a review of research on the early migration and high premature mortality in adult Fraser River sockeye salmon Oncorhynchus nerka.

@article{Hinch2012DeadFS,
  title={Dead fish swimming: a review of research on the early migration and high premature mortality in adult Fraser River sockeye salmon Oncorhynchus nerka.},
  author={Scott G. Hinch and Steven J Cooke and Anthony Peter Farrell and Kristi M. Miller and Mike Lapointe and David Albert Patterson},
  journal={Journal of fish biology},
  year={2012},
  volume={81 2},
  pages={576-99}
}
Adult sockeye salmon Oncorhynchus nerka destined for the Fraser River, British Columbia are some of the most economically important populations but changes in the timing of their homeward migration have led to management challenges and conservation concerns. After a directed migration from the open ocean to the coast, this group historically would mill just off shore for 3-6 weeks prior to migrating up the Fraser River. This milling behaviour changed abruptly in 1995 and thereafter, decreasing… CONTINUE READING
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