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Title:Evaluating Water Temperature, Habitat and Fish Communities in Candidate Coolwater Streams in Illinois Annual Project Report 2010
Author(s):Metzke, Brian A.;L Hinz, Leon C., Jr.; Holtrop, Ann Marie
Subject(s):Wadeable streams
Coolwater fish
indicator species
Abstract:Work during this reporting period focused on characterizing temperature, habitat, and biological communities at candidate coolwater sites. During the past year we have collected additional temperature data from 57 candidate streams and other locations and now have records from 232 stream reaches. Eighty-two sites in Illinois have been identified as cool- or coldwater based on these records. Physical habitat surveys have been conducted at 79 sites where temperature data were available. Fish and macroinvertebrate data were obtained from the cooperative basin survey program data managers for candidate sites whenever possible and added to collections made during previous project years. This report summarizes progress for the period beginning 1 October 2009 and ending 30 September 2010. Additional analyses are ongoing and will be presented in the final report upon completion of this project.
Issue Date:2010-12-09
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey
Series/Report:Illinois Natural History Survey Technical Report INHS 2010 (50)
Genre:Technical Report
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Sponsor:Illinois Department of Natural Resources T-13-P-001
Rights Information:This document is a product of the Illinois Natural History Survey, Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability, University of Illinois. It is intended solely for noncommercial research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2011-05-29

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