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Habitat Suitability Information: Blacknose dace

January 1, 1983

A review and synthesis of existing information were used to develop riverine and lacustrine habitat models for Blacknose dace, a freshwater species. The models are scaled to produce an index of habitat suitability between 0 (unsuitable habitat) to 1 (optimally suitable habitat) for freshwater, marine, and estuarine areas of the continental United States. Habitat suitability indexes (HSI's) are designed for use with the habitat evaluation procedures developed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Also included are discussions of Suitability Index (SI) curves as used in the Instream Flow Incremental Methodology (IFIM) and SI curves available for an IFIM analysis of Blacknose dace.

Publication Year 1983
Title Habitat Suitability Information: Blacknose dace
Authors Joan G. Trial, Jon G. Stanley, Mary Batcheller, Gary Gebhart, O. Eugene Maughan, Patrick C. Nelson
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype Federal Government Series
Series Title FWS/OBS
Series Number 82/10.41
Index ID fwsobs82_10_41
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization U.S. Geological Survey