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dc.contributor.advisorPeacock, Alexander David
dc.contributor.advisorSherriffs, W. Rae
dc.contributor.authorBerry, John
dc.coverage.spatial396 leavesen_US
dc.description.abstractDespite the plethora of scientific and popular literature dealing with the life-history of Salmo Salar which has resulted from careful observations, or fertile imaginations of writers ever since the time of Pliny, exact knowledge of much of the salmon's lifecycle is still not only uncertain but practically unexplored. In view of the great increase in the economic value of Atlantic salmon in recent times, both as a commodity of food and hence as the centre of an appreciable minor national industry, and also as providing a form of sport lucrative to those who can provide it, and productive of extensive employment in many districts otherwise barren of occupation, exploitation and development of natural potentialities for salmon fisheries demands intensified scientific investigation.
dc.publisherUniversity of St Andrews
dc.subject.lcshAtlantic salmonen
dc.subject.lcshFreshwater fishesen
dc.titleSome factors governing the freshwater development of the Salmo Salar and their influence in limiting the maximum output of migrant smoltsen_US
dc.type.qualificationnamePhD Doctor of Philosophyen_US
dc.publisher.institutionThe University of St Andrewsen_US

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