Population Conservation Requires Improved Understanding of In Situ Life Histories



This section focuses on future research that should be carried out to contribute to the success of the sturgeon restoration programme. We consider both A. sturio and A. oxyrinchus data to support proposals for future experiments. Three main research topics are proposed: young-of-year behaviour and habitat use in rivers, downstream migration patterns of juveniles, environmental factors influencing migration.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cemagref, Estuarine Ecosystems and Diadromous Fish Research UnitCestas cedexFrance
  2. 2.Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland FisheriesBerlinGermany

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