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Data set name

Elver growth variability in captivity (1981-1984)

Data holding centreCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1981 to 1984
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Laboratory cultures at Conwy

Observations 
Parameters

Fish morphology, age and physiology

Instruments

Shipboard incubators

Description 
Summary

Elvers were caught as glass eels from the River Parrett and reared to 10-70 gms live weight in the laboratory. The growth and survival of populations of elvers of selected size groups and social history were examined.

OriginatorsCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
References

Wickins, J.F. (1985) Growth variability in individually confined elvers, Anguilla anguilla (L.)., Journal of Fish Biololgy, 27(4): 469-478.; Wickins, J.F. (1987) Effects of size, culling and social history on growth of cultured elvers, Anguilla anguilla (L.), Journal of Fish Biology, 31(1): 71-82.; Wickins, J. F. and Jones, E. (1985) A novel, low-stress eel grader incorporating a quick-release mechanism., Aquacultural Engineering, 4(3): 223-232.

Data web sitehttp://www.cefas.co.uk/
Availability 
OrganisationCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
AvailabilityLicence
ContactContracts Office, CEFAS, Lowestoft
Address

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
Pakefield Road
Lowestoft
Suffolk
NR33 OHT
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1621 562244
Facsimile+44 (0)1502 513865
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1029017
Global identifier573
Last revised2009-05-22