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Fishery management problems and possibilities on large southeastern reservoirs

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Fishery management problems and possibilities on large southeastern reservoirs; 1958; Article; Journal; Transactions of the American Fisheries Society; Parsons, John W.

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Principal problems concerning the fisheries of large reservoirs in the Southeast are: inefficient and highly selective exploitation of fish stocks, and protection and reclamation of damaged or threatened fisheries in tailwaters and tributary streams. Seven mainstream reservoirs on which data are available support an average angling pressure of 4.9 trips per acre per year and an average catch of 16 pounds of sport fish and 6 pounds of food fish. Commercial take is 7 pounds per acre. The rate of catch of sport fish, based upon tag returns, is only 3 percent. Sixteen storage reservoirs support an average angling pressure of 5.0 trips per acre per year and an average catch of 13 pounds of sport fish and 1 pound of food fish. Commercial [...]

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John W. Parsons
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Taylor & Francis

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1577/1548-8659(1957)87[333:FMPAPO]2.0.CO;2
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