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Relating large-scale climate variability to local species abundance: ENSO forcing and shrimp in Breton Sound, Louisiana, USA

Climate creates environmental constraints (filters) that affect the abundance and distribution of species. In estuaries, these constraints often result from variability in water flow properties and environmental conditions (i.e. water flow, salinity, water temperature) and can have significant effects on the abundance and distribution of...

Piazza, Bryan P.; LaPeyre, Megan K.; Keim, B.D.
Piazza, BP. Relating large-scale climate variability to local species abundance: ENSO forcing and shrimp in Breton Sound, Louisiana, USA. Climate research 42.3 Aug 2010: 195-207. Inter-Research. 19 Jun 2015.

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Bioenergetics assessment of fish and crayfish consumption by river otter (Lontra canadensis): integrating prey availability, diet, and field metabolic rate

River otters (Lontra canadensis) are important predators in aquatic ecosystems, but few studies quantify their prey consumption. We trapped crayfish monthly as an index of availability and collected otter scat for diet analysis in the Ozark Mountains of northwestern Arkansas, USA. We measured otter daily energy expenditure (DEE) with the doubly...

Dekar, Matthew P.; Magoulick, Daniel D.; Beringer, J.
Dekar M. Bioenergetics assessment of fish and crayfish consumption by river otter (Lontra canadensis): integrating prey availability, diet, and field metabolic rate. Canadian journal of fisheries and aquatic sciences. 2010-09;67:1439-1448.

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Occupancy and habitat use of the Least Bittern and Pied-Billed Grebe in the Illinois and Upper Mississippi River Valleys

The Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis) and the Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) are secretive marsh bird species that breed in the Illinois and Upper Mississippi River Valleys. Marsh bird surveys were conducted on public and private wetlands in this region during the breeding seasons of 2006 and 2007. Detection probability (ῥ) and site...

Darrah, Abigail J.; Krementz, David G.
Darrah A. Occupancy and Habitat use of the Least Bittern and Pied-Billed Grebe in the Illinois and Upper Mississippi River Valleys. Waterbirds (De Leon Springs, Fla.). 2010-09;33:367-375.

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A digital underwater video camera system for aquatic research in regulated rivers

We designed a digital underwater video camera system to monitor nesting centrarchid behavior in the Tallapoosa River, Alabama, 20 km below a peaking hydropower dam with a highly variable flow regime. Major components of the system included a digital video recorder, multiple underwater cameras, and specially fabricated substrate stakes. The...

Martin, Benjamin M.; Irwin, Elise R.
A digital underwater video camera system for aquatic research in regulated rivers; 2010; Article; Journal; North American Journal of Fisheries Management; Martin, Benjamin M.; Irwin, Elise R.

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Road crossing designs and their impact on fish assemblages of Great Plains streams

A mark-recapture field study was conducted to determine fish passage at 5 concrete box culverts and 5 low-water crossings (concrete slabs vented by culverts) as well as 10 control sites (below a natural riffle) in Flint Hills streams of northeastern Kansas. Additionally, we tested the upstream passage of four fish species native to Great Plains...

Bouska, Wesley W.; Paukert, Craig P.
Bouska W. Road Crossing Designs and Their Impact on Fish Assemblages of Great Plains Streams. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society (1900). 2010-01;139:214-222.

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Modern technologies for an ancient fish: tools to inform management of migratory sturgeon stocks. A report for the Pacific Ocean Shelf Tracking (POST) Project

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Nelson, Troy C.; Doukakis, Phaedra; Lindley, Steven T; Drauch Schreier, Andrea; Hightower, Joseph E.; Hildebrand, Larry R.; Whitlock, Rebecca E.; Webb, Molly A. H.

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Przewalskium albirostre (Artiodactyla: Cervidae)

Przewalskium albirostre (Przewalski, 1883) is a physically unique cervid commonly called the white-lipped deer. Przewalskium is monotypic. This species is a high-elevation specialist endemic to the eastern Tibetan Plateau where it inhabits relatively open hills and mountains with a mosaic of forest edges, meadows, and shrublands....

Leslie, David M.

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Age-specific survival estimates of King Eiders derived from satellite telemetry

Age- and sex-specific survival and dispersal are important components in the dynamics and genetic structure of bird populations. For many avian taxa survival rates at the adult and juvenile life stages differ, but in long-lived species juveniles' survival is logistically challenging to study. We present the first estimates of hatch-year annual...

Oppel, Steffen; Powell, Abby N.

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Anomalous spawning of smallmouth bass in Nebish Lake, Wisconsin: Implications for early spawning and over-winter survival

We observed that the smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) population in Nebish Lake, Wisconsin spawned twice-once during the traditional spring period and then again in summer, well beyond the typical spawning season for north-temperate lakes. We documented this anomalous spawning behavior and compared the characteristics of smallmouth bass...

Brown, Peter James; Bozek, Michael A.
Brown, P.J., and M.A. Bozek. 2010. Anomalous spawning of smallmouth bass in Nebish Lake, Wisconsin: implications for early spawning and over-winter survival hypotheses. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 25: 169-177.

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Aquatic community responses to salmon carcass analog and wood bundle additions in restored floodplain habitats in an Alaskan stream

Land use activities often directly and indirectly limit the capacity of freshwater habitats to produce fish. Consequently, habitat creation and enhancement actions are often undertaken to increase the quantity and quality of resources available to aquatic communities within these impaired systems, with the intent to increase fish production. The...

Martin, Aaron E.; Wipfli, Mark S.; Spangler, Robert E.

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Avian malaria Plasmodium relictum in native Hawaiian forest birds: epizootiology and demographic impacts on ‵apapane Himatione sanguinea

The role of introduced avian malaria Plasmodium relictum in the decline and extinction of native Hawaiian forest birds has become a classic example of the potential effect of invasive diseases on biological diversity of naïve populations. However, empirical evidence describing the impact of avian malaria on fitness of Hawai‵i's...

Atkinson, Carter T.; Samuel, Michael D.
Atkinson, C. T., and M. D. Samuel. 2010. Avian Malaria (Plasmodium relictum) in Native Hawaiian Forest Birds: Epizootiology and Demographic Impacts on `Apapane (Himatione sanguinea). Journal of Avian Biology 41:357-366,

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Design and analysis of simple choice surveys for natural resource management

We used a simple yet powerful method for judging public support for management actions from randomized surveys. We asked respondents to rank choices (representing management regulations under consideration) according to their preference, and we then used discrete choice models to estimate probability of choosing among options (conditional on the...

Fieberg, John; Cornicelli, Louis; Fulton, David C.; Grund, Marrett D.