Safe pre-release disease treatment with formalin for fall chinook salmon smolts

Progressive Fish-Culturist
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Abstract

Standard formalin treatment (167 μL/L for 1 h) applied to presmolts and smolts of fall chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) 80, 62, 52, 38, 24, and 10 d prior to seawater exposure did not affect freshwater growth or survival during a 20-d period in seawater. There was no consistent effect of treatment on gill Na+, K+ -ATPase activity.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Safe pre-release disease treatment with formalin for fall chinook salmon smolts
Series title Progressive Fish-Culturist
DOI 10.1577/1548-8640(1987)49<96:SPDTWF>2.0.CO;2
Volume 49
Issue 2
Year Published 1987
Language English
Publisher Bureau of Fisheries, U.S. Department of Commerce
Contributing office(s) Western Fisheries Research Center
Description 4 p.
First page 96
Last page 99