Parallel evolution of profundal Arctic charr morphs in two contrasting fish communities

@article{Knudsen2016ParallelEO,
  title={Parallel evolution of profundal Arctic charr morphs in two contrasting fish communities},
  author={Rune Knudsen and P. Amundsen and Antti P. Eloranta and Brian Hayden and Anna Siwertsson and Anders Klemetsen},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2016},
  volume={783},
  pages={239-248}
}
A population of small-sized Arctic charr living their entire life cycle in deep water was recently found in Lake Skogsfjordvatn, Northern Norway. Their phenotype and life history closely resembles the profundal charr morph in another subarctic Norwegian lake, Fjellfrøsvatn. Fjellfrøsvatn has one littoral omnivorous and one small profundal benthivorous (PB) charr morph coexisting with brown trout, whereas Skogsfjordvatn has migratory salmon, trout, charr and eel populations in addition to… CONTINUE READING
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