Great Lakes' salmon failing to thrive...

Great Lakes' salmon failing to thrive because of 'junk food' diet

There are 3 comments on the UnderwaterTimes.com story from May 22, 2006, titled Great Lakes' salmon failing to thrive because of 'junk food' diet. In it, UnderwaterTimes.com reports that:

Marie, Michigan A Lake Superior State University study on Atlantic salmon conducted by researchers in the LSSU Aquatic Research Laboratory has shed some light on why the fish are not reproducing naturally in ...

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Marshall Werner

United States

#1 May 31, 2006
As the author of the study quoted, I am amused by the use of the word junk food to describe the diet of Atlantic salmon in Lake Huron. Unfortunately, the several exotic species that contain thiaminase (alewife and smelt) have been the dominant forage item for the last several decades. With the significant decline in these species, look for larger predatory fish of all types to have improved reproductive success in the near future.

Thanks.
Brittany

United States

#2 Jan 6, 2007
ths site stinks!
Michel

United States

#3 Jan 6, 2007
I don"t get this site. How dose this explain Salmon.

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