Variation in number of vertebrae and gill rakers of sockeye salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka, in North America

@article{Beacham2004VariationIN,
  title={Variation in number of vertebrae and gill rakers of sockeye salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka, in North America},
  author={Terry D Beacham},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2004},
  volume={14},
  pages={97-105}
}
The latitudinal, regional, and annual variation in number of vertebrae and number of gill rakers present in sockeye salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka, stocks in North America was examined. Stocks in more northern areas had higher numbers of vertebrae and gill rakers than did those in more southern ones. Significant annual variability in the frequencies of these… CONTINUE READING