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Coldwater fish in wadeable streams [chapter 8]


Dunham, Jason B. Rosenberger, Amanda E.; Thurow, Russell F.; Dolloff, C. Andrew; Howell, Philip J. 2009. Coldwater fish in wadeable streams [chapter 8]. In: Bonar, Scott A.; Hubert, Wayne A.; Willis, David W., eds. Standard methods for sampling North American freshwater fishes. Bethesda, MD: American Fisheries Society. 20 p.

Small, wadeable streams comprise the majority of habitats available to fishes in fluvial networks. Wadeable streams are generally less than 1 m deep, and fish can be sampled without the use of water craft. Cold waters are defined as having mean 7-d summer maximum water temperatures of less than 20°C and providing habitat for coldwater fishes.

Keywords: coldwater fish, streams, electrofishing, sampling, snorkeling


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Title: RMRS Other Publications: Coldwater fish in wadeable streams [chapter 8]
Electronic Publish Date: June 12, 2012
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