Hydropower Development of Salmon Rivers: Effect of Changes in Water Temperature on Growth of Brown Trout (Salmo Trutta) Presmolts

  • Arne Johan Jensen


Several salmon rivers in Norway have been regulated for hydro-electric purposes. Large reservoirs are often established in the mountains, and power plants discharge into salmon bearing parts of a river resulting in lower water temperatures in summer and higher water temperatures in winter.


Growth Model Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout Trout Population River Temperature 
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  • Arne Johan Jensen
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  1. 1.Directorate for Nature ManagementTrondheimNorway

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