Recovery and re‐establishment of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, in limed Norwegian rivers

@inproceedings{Hesthagen2003RecoveryAR,
  title={Recovery and re‐establishment of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, in limed Norwegian rivers},
  author={Trygve Hesthagen and Bj{\o}rn Mejdell Larsen},
  year={2003}
}
A total of 21 acidified Norwegian rivers are now being limed to re-establish or restore Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., stocks. Natural reproduction of Atlantic salmon was evident 1 year after the first year of liming in all rivers that had lost their native stocks (n = 9) except for one river. The density of fry (age 0+) developed significantly more rapidly in rivers that supported remnant stocks than in rivers that had lost their stocks, based on data 5 years after treatment. Nine of the… CONTINUE READING

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