Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) nursery lake fertilization: Review and summary of results

@article{Hyatt2004SockeyeS,
  title={Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) nursery lake fertilization: Review and summary of results},
  author={K. Hyatt and D. Mcqueen and K. Shortreed and D. Rankin},
  journal={Environmental Reviews},
  year={2004},
  volume={12},
  pages={133-162}
}
  • K. Hyatt, D. Mcqueen, +1 author D. Rankin
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Environmental Reviews
  • We reviewed 24 sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) nursery lake experiments that involved whole-lake fertilization with appropriate treatment and control years. We found that: 21 of 21 studies showed that fertilization was associated with increased chlorophyll a concentrations, 16 of 16 showed increased zooplankton biomasses, 16 of 16 demonstrated increased average smolt weights, and 11 of 13 showed increased smolt biomasses. Studies involving assessments of egg-to-smolt survival were rare, but… CONTINUE READING
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