Rev Fish Biol Fisheries (2010) 20:273–275 DOI 10.1007/s11160-009-9156-8 BOOK REVIEW Symposium review: international symposium on Formosa landlocked salmon and masu salmon Francis Juanes Received: 12 December 2009 / Accepted: 16 December 2009 / Published online: 1 January 2010 Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010 Of the seven species of Paciﬁc salmon, only one, J. -C. Gwo (National Taiwan Ocean University) who masu salmon, Oncorhynchus masou, spawns exclu- gave the introductory plenary lecture summarizing sively in the western Paciﬁc. Four subspecies of what is known about the biology of the subspecies in masou salmon are presently recognized, masu salmon Taiwan and highlighting his work on genetic and (O. masou masou), amago salmon (O. masou ishik- morphological differentiation of Formosa salmon. awae), Biwa salmon (O. masou subsp.), and Formosa The ﬁrst day encompassed two themes, biology of landlocked salmon (O. masou formosanus). Formosa Formosa salmon, and conservation of salmon. The landlocked salmon only occurs in one location in second day included two more themes, biotechnology Taiwan and is therefore considered to be the south- of salmon, and salmon production and ecology. Each ernmost Paciﬁc salmon. Its limited range (since the theme was introduced by a plenary speaker followed 1990s, it inhabits only
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