|Document Type:||Journal Article|
|Title:||Swimming performance of juvenile sockeye salmon in salt and fresh water|
|Author:||Alan B. Groves|
|Journal:||Transactions of the American Fisheries Society|
An experiment was conducted to explore the hypothesis that the swimming performance of salmonoids in sea water is higher than that of similar fish in fresh water. Young sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) swam longer in salt water. Duration of swimming increased with size of fish.