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Adaptation Changes in Wild Atlantic Salmon Due to Farmed Salmon Interbreeding

A study involving ASF and other researchers has shown there is likely a loss of adaptation in wild Atlantic salmon in the Magaguadavic River due to interbreeding with escaped farmed Atlantic Salmon.

The Abstract of the study in Heredity Journal, (2011) 106, 500-510 is available here

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