Salmonid-egg floating boxes as bioindication for riverine water quality and stocking success

Authors

  • J. Pander,

    1. Unit of Functional Aquatic Ecology and Fish Biology, Department of Animal Science, Technische Universität München, Mühlenweg 22, D-85350 Freising, Germany
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  • J. Geist

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    1. Unit of Functional Aquatic Ecology and Fish Biology, Department of Animal Science, Technische Universität München, Mühlenweg 22, D-85350 Freising, Germany
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Abstract

The salmonid-egg floating box provides an easy bioindication tool for an assessment of water quality, as demonstrated here for the reintroduction of Europe's largest salmonid species, the huchen Hucho hucho.

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