Aquaculture International

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 60–65 | Cite as

Simple indices for the assessment of the influences of social environment on growth performance, exemplified by studies on Arctic charr

  • Malcolm Jobling
Short Communication

Keywords

Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinusDominance hierarchies Feeding behaviour Growth Social interactions 

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© Chapman & Hall 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Malcolm Jobling
    • 1
  1. 1.NFH, University of TromsøTromsøNorway

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