Introduction

Introduction Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries (2004) 14: 301–303  Springer 2005 DOI 10.1007/s11160-005-3618-4 Christian E. Zimmerman & Jennifer L. Nielsen USGS Alaska Science Center, 1011 E. Tudor Rd., Anchorage, AK 99503, USA (E-mail: czimmerman@usgs.gov) Accepted 23 February 2005 Artificial propagation of aquatic organisms is Interactions between hatchery and wild fishes increasing globally and currently accounts for in estuarine and marine environments have not approximately 32% of total world fishery pro- received the same attention, but may have signifi- duction (Vannuccini, 2004). Between 1970 and cant impacts on wild populations. To address this 2000, aquaculture production of salmonids has issue, we organized a symposium held at the 2003 grown from less than 200,000 metric tons per annual meeting of the Western Division of the year to over 1.5 million metric tons (Tacon, American Fisheries Society in San Diego, Cali- 2003). In 1995, the number of Atlantic salmon fornia. The session was titled Interactions of (Salmo salar) far exceeded the carrying capacity Hatchery and Wild Fishes in Marine and Estuarine of salmon in the wild but over 94% of all adult Environments and included nine presentations. All Atlantic salmon were in aquaculture environ- but one presentation focused on salmonids. This http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries Springer Journals
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Kluwer Academic Publishers
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Copyright © 2005 by Springer
Subject
Life Sciences; Freshwater & Marine Ecology; Zoology
ISSN
0960-3166
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1573-5184
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11160-005-3618-4
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Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries (2004) 14: 301–303  Springer 2005 DOI 10.1007/s11160-005-3618-4 Christian E. Zimmerman & Jennifer L. Nielsen USGS Alaska Science Center, 1011 E. Tudor Rd., Anchorage, AK 99503, USA (E-mail: czimmerman@usgs.gov) Accepted 23 February 2005 Artificial propagation of aquatic organisms is Interactions between hatchery and wild fishes increasing globally and currently accounts for in estuarine and marine environments have not approximately 32% of total world fishery pro- received the same attention, but may have signifi- duction (Vannuccini, 2004). Between 1970 and cant impacts on wild populations. To address this 2000, aquaculture production of salmonids has issue, we organized a symposium held at the 2003 grown from less than 200,000 metric tons per annual meeting of the Western Division of the year to over 1.5 million metric tons (Tacon, American Fisheries Society in San Diego, Cali- 2003). In 1995, the number of Atlantic salmon fornia. The session was titled Interactions of (Salmo salar) far exceeded the carrying capacity Hatchery and Wild Fishes in Marine and Estuarine of salmon in the wild but over 94% of all adult Environments and included nine presentations. All Atlantic salmon were in aquaculture environ- but one presentation focused on salmonids. This

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Published: Jun 8, 2005

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