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Effects of UV-B on fish eggs and larvae - MF0414

Description
R&D Summary Objectives:- Determine the effects of UV-B radiation on survival and development of fish eggs and larvae, and assess the potential impact on fish recruitment. Key Customer Purpose:- Acquire factual information on the potential effects of the increased UVB radiation on eggs and larvae of commercially important fish species, and the possible influence on long term trends in fish stock recruitment.
Objective
To determine the effects of UV-B radiation on survival and development of fish eggs and larvae. To assess the significance for fish recruitment of the forecast increases in the level of UV-B reaching the aquatic environment.
Project Documents
• Final Report : MF0414: Final Report Effects of UV-B on fish eggs and larvae   (142k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1993

To: 1996

Cost: £286,092
Contractor / Funded Organisations
CEFAS
Keywords
Fisheries              
Pre-Recruitment              
Sea Fish Stocks              
Stock Assessment              
Stock Conservation              
Fields of Study
Marine Fisheries