Sardine early survival, physical condition and stress after introduction to captivity

@inproceedings{Maralo2008SardineES,
  title={Sardine early survival, physical condition and stress after introduction to captivity},
  author={Ana Marçalo and Pedro Pous{\~a}o‐Ferreira and Luisa Mateus and Jos{\'e} Henrique Duarte Correia and Yorgos Stratoudakis},
  year={2008}
}
The main factors that affect early survival, physical damage and stress reactions of sardine Sardina pilchardus after live capture and introduction to captivity were examined. A total of 2800 sardines were captured alive from commercial purse seiners in five trials off southern Portugal and monitored for 4 weeks in aquaculture tanks. Survival rates varied considerably between trials (from 80% after a month), with most deaths occurring in the first 5 days. Sardine early survival was affected by… CONTINUE READING

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