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Document Type: Journal Article
Center: NWFSC
Document ID: 5848
Title: Use of water-to-water transfers to maximize survival of salmonids stocked directly into seawater
Author: Thomas A. Flagg, Lee W. Harrell
Publication Year: 1990
Journal: The Progressive Fish-Culturist
Volume: 52
Issue: 2
Pages: 127-129

Juvenile Atlantic salmon dewatered by dip-net at transfer to seawater and held in net-pens had 52.3% mortality within 49 d post-entry.  Fish transferred to seawater by near-continuous water-to-water transfer methods had 15.2% mortality over the same period.