The Effect of Genetic Introgression of Farm-Raised Fish on the Endangered Wild Atlantic Salmon Populations in Maine.

Mancini, Chris.

Abstract: This thesis reviews the state of the wild populations of Atlantic salmon in Maine, and in particular their relationship to the farm-raised salmon that escape and interbreed with the wild salmon. This thesis asks whether commercial salmon farms can exist in a common time and place as wild Atlantic salmon, and if so, how? The research revealed that conservation efforts have been so far uns... read more

Tufts University. Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning.
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