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- Welch, David W., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Canadian journal of fisheries and aquatic sciences 2014 v.71 no.6 pp. 831-846
- Oncorhynchus mykiss; acoustics; adults; freshwater; hatcheries; juveniles; models; mortality; rearing; rivers; salmon; smolts; sodium hydroxide; telemetry; wild fish; British Columbia
- ... We observed large survival differences between wild and hatchery-reared steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) during the juvenile downstream migration immediately after release, which persisted through adult life. Following a railway spill of sodium hydroxide into the Cheakamus River, British Columbia, a short-term conservation hatchery rearing program was implemented for steelhead. We used acoust ...