The delay in publication of this paper after acceptance is regretted.
Mating of anadromous Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., with mature male parr
Article first published online: 24 JAN 2006
Journal of Fish Biology
Volume 31, Issue 2, pages 143–146, August 1987
How to Cite
Myers, R. A. and Hutchings, J. A. (1987), Mating of anadromous Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., with mature male parr. Journal of Fish Biology, 31: 143–146. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.1987.tb05220.x
- Issue published online: 24 JAN 2006
- Article first published online: 24 JAN 2006
- (Received 4 March 1985, Accepted 18 June 1985‡) ‡
Sexually mature male parr successfully mated with female anadromous Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, in the absence of anadromous males. There was no significant difference between the proportion of eggs fertilized by mature male parr and anadromous males. One of the demographic consequences of our observations is that overfishing could eventually eliminate anadromy in male members of a population.