Genetic monitoring of pink salmon, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, chum salmon, O. keta, and sockeye salmon, O. nerka, populations in the Pakhacha River

Pustovoit, S.P.

Journal of Ichthyology 34(7): 40-50

1994


ISSN/ISBN: 0032-9452
Accession: 002626183

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Abstract
Samples of skeletal muscle were obtained from commercially caught salmon in 1986-90. Pink salmon were typed electrophoretically for polymorphisms of 5 enzymes, chum salmon for 6 enzymes, and sockeye salmon for 3 enzymes. Allele frequencies for enzyme types are tabulated. There were some significant differences in frequencies among years. Migration from other rivers was the predominant factor affecting allele frequencies.