Occurrence of juvenile Atlantic menhanden, Brevoortia tyrannus, in the Annapolis River, Nova Scotia
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This is the first report of juvenile (age 0+) Atlantic menhadens, Brevoortia tyrannus, in the Annapolis River, Nova Scotia. Juvenile Atlantic menhaden were incidentally collected during a 3-yr study of the effects of the STRAFLO hydro-power turbine at Annapolis Royal on alosine fishes. Length distribution and time of capture of collected fish suggest that Atlantic menhaden may spawn in the Bay of Fundy.
KeywordsNova Scotia Atlantic Menhaden Canadian Water Brevoortia Tyrannus Stretch Mesh
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