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Conditioning of fish in swim flume

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(Left to Right) Dr. David Paez, Joanna Salzer, Dr. Jee Youn Hwang and Bill Batts observe as Chinook salmon are conditioned in the swim flume prior to swim performance trials. Groups of juvenile Chinook were exposed to infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus (IHNV), and later tested in the chamber along with non-exposed control fish to evaluate fitness consequences of virus exposure. Swim trials were conducted both before and after the physiological transition from freshwater to saltwater.


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