Influence of Beaver Activity on Summer Growth and Condition of Age-2 Atlantic Salmon Parr

  title={Influence of Beaver Activity on Summer Growth and Condition of Age-2 Atlantic Salmon Parr},
  author={Douglas B. Sigourney and Benjamin H. Letcher and Richard A. Cunjak},
  journal={Transactions of The American Fisheries Society},
Abstract The activity of beavers Castor canadensis in freshwater environments can have considerable localized impacts on the physical and biological components of riparian ecosystems. By changing the habitat of a stream, beaver dams can cause spatial variation in growth opportunity that may have direct consequences for the growth of resident fish. In a small stream in eastern Canada, we studied the effects of an ephemeral beaver pond on the growth and maturity of age-2 Atlantic salmon Salmo… 
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