The Habits of the Salmon


    THE Stormontfield breeding ponds have taught us much of the history of the salmon from the eggs to the smolt stage. After that he passes to the sea, beyond the reach of observation, and, with the exception of what we have learned from the return to the rivers of fish that have been marked before their passage to the sea, all that purports to be knowledge of the habits of the fish is really only guesses at truth.

    The Habits of the Salmon.

    By John P. Traherne. (London: Chapman and Hall, 1889.)

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    The Habits of the Salmon. Nature 41, 74–75 (1889).

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