Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar, L) is an anadromous species contributing to major fishery catches and comprising a significant part of the aquaculturally produced fish for human consumption. The aim of this book is to incite the interest in the field of knowledge gathered from a broad scope of disciplines that have investigated this fish species. Und

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PART I - Phylogeography and Speciation

chapter 2|18 pages

- The Formation of Landlocked Populations of Atlantic Salmon

ByJaakko Lumme, Mikhail Yu. Ozerov, Alexey E. Veselov and Craig R. Primmer

chapter 3|17 pages

- Homing and Timing of Reproduction

ByErik Petersson

part |2 pages

PART II - Mating

chapter 4|45 pages

- Initiation, Prolongation, and Reactivation of the Sperm Motility

ByCosson Jacky, Lahnsteiner Franz, Prokopchuk Galina

chapter 5|16 pages

- The Brain-Pituitary-Gonad Axis in the Atlantic Salmon

ByEfthimia Antonopoulou, Bertil Borg

chapter 6|18 pages

Confl icting Demands and Fertilization Success

ByTomislav Vladić, Torbjörn Järvi

chapter 7|23 pages

- Mating Behavior, Mate Choice and Mating Success in Atlantic Salmon

ByErik Petersson, Torbjörn Järvi

chapter 8|18 pages

- Relationship between Size, Age and Maturity in Atlantic Salmon

ByTomislav Vladić, Erik Petersson

part |2 pages

PART III - Evolutionary Processes

chapter 9|21 pages

- Effect of Sperm Competition on Effective Population Size in

ByAtlantic Salmon

chapter 10|15 pages

- Heritability of Fish Coloration

ByMatthew Baranski

chapter 11|27 pages

- Modeling Anadromous Salmonid Life-history

ByMarc Mangel, William H. Satterthwaite

chapter 12|11 pages

- Polygenetic Analysis of the Evolution of Semelparity

ByDerek A. Roff

part |2 pages

PART IV - Conservation Strategies

chapter 13|12 pages

- Growth-enhanced Transgenic Salmon

ByL. Fredrik Sundström, Rosalind A. Leggatt, Robert H. Devlin

chapter 14|10 pages

- Captive Breeding and Conservation

ByJose Luis Hórreo Escandón