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Razorback sucker movements and habitat use in the San Juan River inflow, Lake Powell, Utah, 1995-1997

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Karp, Catherine A, and Mueller, Gordon A, Razorback sucker movements and habitat use in the San Juan River inflow, Lake Powell, Utah, 1995-1997: .

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Seventeen subadult, hatchery-reared razorback suckers (Xyrauchen texanus; (x? = 456 mm total length) were implanted with sonic transmitters and tracked for 23 months in the lower 89.6 km of the San Juan River (San Juan arm of Lake Powell, Utah). Fish were released at 2 sites, and 9 made extensive up- and downstream movements (x? = 47.8 km; contact was lost with 4, and 4 others presumably died or lost their transmitters). The San Juan arm is primarily inundated canyon; however, most fish contacts occurred in shallow coves and shoreline with thick stands of flooded salt cedar in the upper inflow area. Eight fish frequented the Piute Farms river/lake mixing zone, and at least 4 moved upstream into the San Juan River. Seven fish were found [...]

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Title Citation Razorback sucker movements and habitat use in the San Juan River inflow, Lake Powell, Utah, 1995-1997

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