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We present an overview of 27 years of experience of domestication and farming of Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) in Sweden. The domestication process included an evaluation of suitable strains for farming, a breeding programme and the study of the biological and behavioural characteristics of the ...

Author(s)
Eriksson, L. O.; Alanärä, A.; Nilsson, J.; Brännäs, E.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citation
Hydrobiologia, 2010, 650, pp 265-274
Abstract

Domestication and selection to enhance growth of animals is likely to affect social behaviour. Aggression may increase or decrease. A 4-generation selection programme on the salmonid species Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus L.) based on a well-defined population origin has made it possible to...

Author(s)
Brännäs, E.; Chaix, T.; Nilsson, J.; Eriksson, L. O.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2005, 94, 1/2, pp 165-178
Abstract

Author(s)
Øverli, Ø.; Olsen, R. E.; Løvik, F.; Ringø, E.
Citation
Aquaculture Research, 1999, 30, 4, pp 259-264
Abstract

Two hundred Arctic charr, S. alpinus (mean weight 244 g), were individually tagged and maintained in 2 circular tanks for 102 days in order to allow the development of dominance hierarchies. At the end of the trial period, the charr were anaesthetized in benzocaine and identified as dominant, beta...

Author(s)
Olsen, R. E.; Ringø, E.
Citation
Aquaculture Research, 1999, 30, 9, pp 667-671