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: 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 Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries Springer Journals

Loading next page...
Kluwer Academic Publishers
Copyright © 2005 by Springer
Life Sciences; Freshwater & Marine Ecology; Zoology
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site


You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.

DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • No expiration
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches


Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial

Best Deal — 39% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 39% off!
  • Billed annually
  • No expiration
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.



billed annually
Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial