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Early Development And Growth Of Arctic Charr (Salvelinus Alpinus) And Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus Mykiss) At A Low Water Temperature

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Title: Early Development And Growth Of Arctic Charr (Salvelinus Alpinus) And Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus Mykiss) At A Low Water Temperature
Authors: Yanik, Telat
Hisar, Sükriye Aras
Bölükbasi, Canan
Keywords: arctic charr, growth, low water temperature, rainbow trout, survival
LC Subject Headings: Fish culture--Israel--Periodicals.
Fish culture--Periodicals.
Aquaculture--Israel--Periodicals.
Aquaculture--Periodicals.
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - BAMIGDEH
Citation: Yanik, T., Hisar, S.A., & Bölükbasi, C. (2002). Early Development And Growth Of Arctic Charr (Salvelinus Alpinus) And Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus Mykiss) At A Low Water Temperature. The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh, 54(2), 73-78.
Series/Report no.: The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh
Abstract: Hatchery traits and growth of eggs and fry of rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, and arctic charr, Salvelinus alpinus, were tested in fresh water of a low temperature. There were significant differences (p<0.05) between the survival rates from fertilization through the eyed stage and the first exogenous feeding. No significant differences were observed between species with regard to feed conversion or survival of fry at the end of the 154-day trial, but weight gain and specific growth rate differed significantly (p<0.05). These results suggest that the arctic charr could be considered an alternative to rainbow trout, particularly in coldwater farms.
Pages/Duration: 6 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10524/19049
ISSN: 0792-156X
Appears in Collections:IJA Volume 54, Issue 2, 2002



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