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Document Type: Journal Article
Center: NWFSC
Document ID: 7916
Title: Increased predation by the torrent sculpin, Cottus rhotheus, on coho salmon fry, Oncorhynchus kisutch, during moonlight nights
Author: Benjamin G. Patten
Publication Year: 1971
Journal: Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada
Volume: 28
Issue: 9
Pages: 1352-1354
Abstract:

In stream aquaria, the percentages of coho salmon fry removed by the torrent sculpin averaged 70 in four tests on moonlight nights and 24 in seven tests on dark nights.

URL1: The next link will exit from NWFSC web site http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/f71-210