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Habitat Suitability Index Models: Muskellunge

January 1, 1987

A review and synthesis of existing information were used to develop a Habitat Suitability Index (HSI) model for the muskellunge (Esox masquinongy Mitchell). The model consolidates habitat use information into a framework appropriate for field application, and is scaled to produce an index between 0.0 (unsuitable habitat) to 1.0 (optimum habitat). HSI models are designed to be used with Habitat Evaluation Procedures previously developed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Publication Year 1987
Title Habitat Suitability Index Models: Muskellunge
Authors Mark F. Cook, R. Charles Solomon
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype Federal Government Series
Series Title FWS/OBS
Series Number 82/10.148
Index ID fwsobs82_10_148
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization U.S. Geological Survey