Genetic parameters and genotype × environment interaction for early sexual maturity in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

@inproceedings{Wild1994GeneticPA,
  title={Genetic parameters and genotype × environment interaction for early sexual maturity in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)},
  author={Vivienne Wild and Henner Simianer and H.-M. Gj{\o}en and Bjarne Gjerde},
  year={1994}
}
Abstract Two year-classes of the breeding stock of Atlantic salmon of the Intitute of Aquaculture Research Ltd. (AKVAFORSK) in Norway were available for this study. In the year-class 1983 (1987), a hierarchical mating scheme with 24 (30) sires mated to 119 dams resulted in 119 full-sib groups with a total of about 25 000 individuals. Fifteen months after hatching, random samples of marked fish were distributed to six different net cages at different sites in Norway. After 15 to 16 months in the… CONTINUE READING

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