Nest Placement and Egg Distribution in Atlantic Salmon Redds

@article{Gaudemar2004NestPA,
  title={Nest Placement and Egg Distribution in Atlantic Salmon Redds},
  author={Beno{\^i}t de Gaudemar and Steven L. Schroder and Edward P. Beall},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2004},
  volume={57},
  pages={37-47}
}
Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, deposit their eggs in excavated depressions called nests. These nests are built from downstream to upstream within one or more redds, and each redd corresponds to a continuous area of the streambed disturbed by the female digging activities. Redd topographic measurements and egg excavation were performed to determine number of nests per redd and per female, nest depth, distances between successive nests, number of eggs deposited per nest, and egg survival in nests… CONTINUE READING
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