Differences in Thermal Tolerance Among Sockeye Salmon Populations

@article{Eliason2011DifferencesIT,
  title={Differences in Thermal Tolerance Among Sockeye Salmon Populations},
  author={Erika J. Eliason and Timothy D. Clark and Merran J. Hague and Linda M. Hanson and Z. Gallagher and Ken M. Jeffries and Marika Kirstin Gale and David A. Patterson and Scott G. Hinch and Anthony P. Farrell},
  journal={Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={332},
  pages={109 - 112}
}
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