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Behaviour of mature anadromous char (Salmo alpinus L.) towards odorants produced by smolts of their own population.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7376909     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mature anadromous char (Salmo alpinus L.) of a specific population were tested in behaviour experiments with respect to attraction effects of smolts of the same population, smolt material, and chemical fractions of that material. The char reaction indicated preference for intestinal contents and possibly bile from own population over skin mucus material and food. Chemical fractions isolated from the intestinal contents were tested for attraction at a concentration of 1.5 x 10(-9) g per 1. One of the fractions attracted the mature char. The results are discussed in relation to the "migration pheromone" hypothesis proposed by Nordeng (1971) as being crucial for the return of anadromous salmonids to their home river's spawning grounds.
Authors:
R Selset; K B Døving
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta physiologica Scandinavica     Volume:  108     ISSN:  0001-6772     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Physiol. Scand.     Publication Date:  1980 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-07-28     Completed Date:  1980-07-28     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370362     Medline TA:  Acta Physiol Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  113-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Behavior, Animal / physiology*
Bile
Food
Intestines
Odors
Salmonidae / physiology*
Skin
Smell*
Species Specificity

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