Historical Atlantic salmon pedigree for the Burrishoole catchment, Co. Mayo, and associated quantitative genetic analyses

  • Ronan O'Sullivan (Data Collector)
  • Tutku Aykanat (Data Collector)
  • Susan Johnston (Data Collector)
  • Adam Kane (Data Collector)
  • Russell Poole (Data Collector)
  • Ger Rogan (Data Collector)
  • Paulo A Prodöhl (Data Collector)
  • Craig Primmer (Data Collector)
  • Philip McGinnity (Data Collector)
  • Thomas R. Cross (Data Collector)
  • Thomas E. Reed (Data Collector)
  • Michael Murphy (Data Collector)
  • Pat Nixon (Data Collector)
  • Joseph Cooney (Data Collector)
  • David Sweeney (Data Collector)
  • Mary Dillane (Data Collector)
  • Elvira de Eyto (Data Collector)
  • Alan Drumm (Data Collector)
  • Deirdre Cotter (Data Collector)



The Marine Institute (formerly the Salmon Research Agency of Ireland and the Salmon Research Trust of Ireland) operate permanent complete fish traps in the Burrishoole catchment, Co. Mayo, as part of a program of long term ecological research (LTER). All migrating diadromous fish are enumerated between their marine and freshwater habitats. This dataset contains genetic and phenotypic data associated with Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) sampled in the Burrishoole fish traps. The R code used in the analyses is included, and can be used to repeat the analysis presented in: O’Sullivan et al., (In Press). Evolutionary stasis of a heritable morphological trait in a wild fish population despite apparent directional selection.
Date made available2 May 2019
PublisherMarine Institute
Date of data production1 Jan 1977 - 31 Dec 2010
Geographical coverageCounty Mayo, Republic of Ireland

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