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Sea growth of anadromous brown trout (Salmo trutta)
de Leeuw, J.J.; ter Hofstede, R.; Winter, H.V. (2007). Sea growth of anadromous brown trout (Salmo trutta). J. Sea Res. 58(2): 163-165. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2006.12.001
In: Journal of Sea Research. Elsevier/Netherlands Institute for Sea Research: Amsterdam; Den Burg. ISSN 1385-1101, more
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Keywords
    Growth; Length; Sea trout; Salmo trutta Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]; ANE, Netherlands, IJsselmeer L. [Marine Regions]; ANE, Netherlands, Rhine estuary [Marine Regions]; Marine

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  • de Leeuw, J.J., more
  • ter Hofstede, R., more
  • Winter, H.V.

Abstract
    Sea growth rates were studied in anadromous brown trout caught in Lake IJsselmeer, The Netherlands. Growth in the first year at sea was estimated at 26 cm from length-frequency distributions, and at 21 cm from back-calculated growth rates from scale readings. These estimates are considerably higher than sea growth rates observed in populations at higher latitudes (Norway, Sweden), but compare well with the limited information on sea growth rates estimated for anadromous trout in the River Rhine and rivers in Normandy (France).

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