Reproductive success of Coregonus species in areas loaded by effluents from paper mills

The annual reproductive success of Coregonus albula and C. lavaretus in some polluted and clean areas of the central parts of L. Päijänne was estimated in 1981–90 on the basis of occurrence of larvae in shore seine and seine net samples after the ice melted. In polluted areas (0–5 km from Kaipola paper mill) larvae of coregonids were found only occasionally… CONTINUE READING