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Lynch, DD (1972) Introduced fish. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, The La. pp. 107-112. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

Sportsmen fish the rivers and lakes of Australia for brown
trout which is an introduced species. The acclimatisation of
the trout into the Southern Hemisphere took place in 1864 when
ova from England arrived safely in Tasmania. Atlantic salmon
Salmo salar Linn., and brown trout, Salmo trutta Linn., hatched
from ova in the Salmon Ponds hatchery at Plenty. Nearly all the
Australian and New Zealand brown trout caught today can be traced
back to stocks once spawned in Tasmanian waters.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 107-112
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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Edited by M.R. Banks. - Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania

Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2012 05:38
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:39
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