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- Sopinka, Natalie M.; Hinch, Scott G.; Healy, Stephen J.; Raby, Graham D.; Patterson, David A.
- Environmental biology of fishes 2016 v.99 no.10 pp. 717-728
- Oncorhynchus keta; Oncorhynchus nerka; absorption; cortisol; egg composition; eggs; eyes; fins; phenotype; progeny; rearing; salmon; swimming; yolk sac
- ... In fishes, elevated levels of cortisol in eggs can have carry-over effects on phenotypic and performance traits early in life. How responses to elevations in egg cortisol differ among species remains poorly understood. Using wild populations of chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) and sockeye salmon (O. nerka), we investigated whether experimentally-elevated concentrations of cortisol in newly fertiliz ...