Fin erosion on rainbow trout on commercial trout farms in the United Kingdom.

@article{StHilaire2006FinEO,
  title={Fin erosion on rainbow trout on commercial trout farms in the United Kingdom.},
  author={Sophie St-Hilaire and Tammy M Ellis and A S Cooke and Ben North and James F. Turnbull and Tanya Knowles and Steve C. Kestin},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={2006},
  volume={159 14},
  pages={446-50}
}
Fish weighing less than 30 g and more than 100 g were sampled from 38 rearing units on 10 commercial farms growing rainbow trout for the table market. A fin index was calculated for each of the eight rayed fins on 949 trout by dividing their length by the standard length of the fish. There was a large range in the indices of all eight fins. The fin indices of the small and large fish were compared, controlling for farm effect. With the exception of the dorsal fin, all the indices were larger… CONTINUE READING