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Document Type: Journal Article
Center: NWFSC
Document ID: 9156
Title: Mortality of adult eulachon Thaleichthys pacificus subjected to sudden increases in water temperature
Author: Theodore H. Blahm, Robert J. McConnell
Publication Year: 1971
Journal: Northwest Science
Volume: 45
Issue: 3
Pages: 178-182
Keywords: thermal effects, eulachon, water temperature,

Tests were conducted in 1968 and 1969 to examine some aspects of the thermal tolerance of the adult eulachon Thaleichthys pacificus.  Samples of eulachon were subjected to lethal and sublethal temperatures.  Their resistance times and survival were recorded.