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Monthly Archives: March 2011
While most of the crew are out finding fish, some are working to ready the environmental survey boats for spawning and migration habitat assessments. The R/V Theodore H. Schmudde is being mounted with an underwater microscope at the USGS Columbia … Continue reading
Biologists from the USGS Columbia Environmental Research Center set out to recapture two pallid sturgeon implanted with transmitters near Ponca, Nebraska on Mar. 22. The two sturgeon, females PLS07-001 and PLS10-015, were relocated by biologists from Nebraska Game and Parks … Continue reading
Our partners from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) continued their river sweep for tagged fish in the upper study section last week. A river sweep is an attempt to search as much of the Missouri River as … Continue reading
On March 16, 2011, PLS11-002, a non-reproductive female pallid sturgeon, was captured on a trotline and implanted with a transmitter. Every fish that is implanted with a transmitter is given a unique name. The name tells us the species, the … Continue reading
On Monday, it was snowing when we woke up and it was snowing when we went home at the end of our workday. Some time before we went to bed it stopped, but I’m not sure when. When it was all said and … Continue reading
Not a gravid pallid sturgeon, but a fine river specimen none-the –less, crews caught a flathead catfish while drifting trammel nets in an effort to recapture PLS10-004. Although PLS10-004 evaded the net today, she can’t avoid it forever. Well, hopefully … Continue reading
March 9 -Despite nearly an inch of rain (some of which was freezing), crews hit the water in search of fish. It was a busy day for field crews out of Columbia with 2 boats tandem tracking and 2 boats … Continue reading
March 8 -USGS scientists are participating in the annual Missouri River Natural Resources Conference (MRNRC) during the week of Mar. 8. A venue where scientists, managers, and stakeholders mingle and share information, MRNRC welcomes folks from Virginia to Montana, from … Continue reading