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`Physiology of Salmonid migratory mechanisms (REPLACED BY SF0208 & 09, 4/93)` - SF0201

R&D Summary Objectives:- Describe the role of olfactory and biomagnetic mechanisms in river and open sea navigation and assess the possible influence of human activities on these mechanisms. Key customer purpose:- Enable MAFF to more effectively protect salmon stocks from interferences such as pollution through an understanding of migratory mechanisms.
1.To describe the role of olfactory mechanisms in the behaviour of salmon in rivers. 2.To advise the SAC, NRA, ICES and other official bodies as required on the physiological responses of salmon to environmental factors in relation to management of stocks. 3.To describe the role of biomagnetic mechanisms in the open sea navigation of Atlantic salmon.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1990

To: 1993

Cost: £240,114
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Fields of Study
Freshwater Fisheries