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Memorias de investigación
Tesis:
Spawning and habitat management in salmonid populations at the southern edge of their natural ranges
Año:2015
Áreas de investigación
  • Ciencias de la tierra,
  • Gestión del agua,
  • Protección del medio ambiente,
  • Protección de la fauna,
  • Ingenierías
Datos
Descripción
Salmonid populations in the Iberian Peninsula (brown trout, Salmo trutta; and Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar) are close to the southern limit of their natural ranges, and therefore they are of great importance for the conservation of the species. In the present dissertation, some aspects of spawning and habitat management have been investigated, in order to improve the knowledge on these southern salmonid populations. Brown trout spawning have been studied in the river Castril (Andalusia, southern Spain), and it has been observed that spawning occurs from December until April with the maximum activity in February. This finding represents one of the most belated and protracted spawning periods within the natural range of the species. Furthermore, it is now known that the rest of Andalusian populations show similar (belated and extended) spawning periods.
Internacional
Si
ISBN
Tipo de Tesis
Doctoral
Calificación
Apto cum laude
Fecha
01/12/2015
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Participantes
  • Director: Diego M Garcia de Jalon Lastra (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Hidrobiología
  • Departamento: Sistemas y Recursos Naturales
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