Mortality of Atlantic salmon after catch and release angling: assessment of a recreational Atlantic salmon fishery in a changing climate

  title={Mortality of Atlantic salmon after catch and release angling: assessment of a recreational Atlantic salmon fishery in a changing climate},
  author={Travis E. Van Leeuwen and J. Brian Dempson and Chantelle M. Burke and Nicholas I. Kelly and Martha J. Robertson and Robert J. Lennox and Torgeir B{\o}rresen Havn and Martin‐A. Svenning and Ross Hinks and Matthew M. Guzzo and Eva Bonsak Thorstad and Craig F. Purchase and Amanda E. Bates},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences},
Human activities have the potential to accelerate population-level decline by contributing to climate warming and decreasing the capacity of species to survive warming temperatures. Here we build a predictive model to test interactions between river warming and catch and release mortality in recreational fisheries for Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) by compiling and analyzing published data. We then test whether warming has occurred in rivers where angling occurs and whether angling opportunities… 

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