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Ecological Stressors

The Klamath Falls Field Station researchers assess effects of habitat alteration, water use, and cyanobacteria blooms on fish health and survival. Research focuses on how water use and availability in the Upper Klamath Basin affects the behavior, population dynamics, health, and survival of endangered Lost River and shortnose suckers.

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KFFS Lead Scientists and Areas of Expertise

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Species Studied at the Klamath Falls Field Station

The Klamath Falls Field Station conducts research on rare and imperiled fishes in the Klamath Basin and the desert southwest. The following list contains both common and scientific names. Descriptions of species and studies can be found under the "Related Science" tab.
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Species Studied at the Klamath Falls Field Station

The Klamath Falls Field Station conducts research on rare and imperiled fishes in the Klamath Basin and the desert southwest. The following list contains both common and scientific names. Descriptions of species and studies can be found under the "Related Science" tab.
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White River spinedace (Lepidomeda albivallis) and White River desert suckers (Catostomus clarki) - KFFS

Species Studied - White River spinedace (Lepidomeda albivallis) and White River desert suckers (Catostomus clarki)
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White River spinedace (Lepidomeda albivallis) and White River desert suckers (Catostomus clarki) - KFFS

Species Studied - White River spinedace (Lepidomeda albivallis) and White River desert suckers (Catostomus clarki)
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Pahranagat roundtail chub (Gila robusta) - KFFS

Species Studied - Pahranagat roundtail chub (Gila robusta)
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Tribal Collaboration - KFFS

Factors limiting survival of juvenile endangered suckers.
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Tribal Collaboration - KFFS

Factors limiting survival of juvenile endangered suckers.
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Water Quality Effects on Fish

Impaired water quality conditions in Upper Klamath Lake have been implicated in reduced survival of fishes and are a concern for recovery efforts.
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Water Quality Effects on Fish

Impaired water quality conditions in Upper Klamath Lake have been implicated in reduced survival of fishes and are a concern for recovery efforts.
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Shortnose Sucker (Chasmistes brevirostris) - KFFS

Species Studied - Shortnose Sucker (Chasmistes brevirostris)
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Lost River Sucker (Deltistes luxatus) - KFFS

Species Studied - Lost River Sucker (Deltistes luxatus)
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Klamath Largescale Sucker (Catostomus snyderi) - KFFS

Species Studied - Klamath Largescale Sucker (Catostomus snyderi)
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