Juvenile steelhead doing what it takes to become a smolt: You grow in summer, I’ll grow in winter

September 26, 2016

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Did you know that the growth rate of steelhead can vary depending on the season of the year? This variation in growth rate can be considerable.

There are a number of reasons that juvenile steelhead grow at different rates during the year. Two recent papers highlight this biological complexity and address some of the potential causes.

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