January 28, 2015

Alewives, Vitamin B and Steelhead

There is speculation from New York State's Department of Environmental Concern (DEC) that Steelhead in Lake Ontario may be stressed by a lack of vitamin B in their diet; there primary food source being alewives.

As of now, it's simply speculation. But there is some anecdotal evidence of Early Mortality Syndrome in Steelhead.

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