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INT-GTR-307: Underwater methods for study of salmonids in the Intermountain West
Thurow, Russell F. 1994. Underwater methods for study of salmonids in the Intermountain West. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-307. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 28 p.
This guide describes underwater methods using snorkeling gear to study fish populations in flowing waters of the Intermountain West. It outlines procedures for estimating salmonid abundance and habitat use and provides criteria for identifying and estimating the size of fish underwater.
Keywords: snorkeling, underwater equipment, population estimates, habitat, Salmonidae, species identification, anadromous fishes
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Underwater methods for study of salmonids in the Intermountain
Publish Date: November 19, 2007
Last Update: November 19, 2007
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