Review on the reproductive success of early-generation hatchery fish in the wild

Authors: Mark R. Christie, Michael J. Ford and Michael S. Blouin

Large numbers of hatchery salmon spawn in wild populations each year. Hatchery fish with multiple generations of hatchery ancestry often have heritably lower reproductive success than wild fish and may reduce the fitness of an entire population

Read this interesting recently published paper looking at studies on the reproductive success of early-generation’ hatchery fish that spawn in the wild

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