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Lake Michigan, USA: Historic round whitefish spawning locations

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Original Data Basin Creation Date
2011-03-31 08:14:06
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2011-05-13 21:22:43

Summary

Species occurrence data were obtained from the Atlas of Spawning and Nursery Areas of Great Lakes Fishes (Goodyear et al. 1982). The atlas contains information on all of the commercially and recreationally important species that use the tributaries, littoral and open-water areas of the Great Lakes as spawning and nursery habitats. Close to 9500 geo-referenced data records (occurrences of fish species) were imported into ArcView GIS. The 139 fish taxa reported in the Atlas had to be grouped into fewer broad categories to produce meaningful distribution maps. We chose three functional classification schemes. Jude and Pappas (1992) used Correspondence Analysis to partition fish species associated with the open water of each of the [...]

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Great Lakes Geographic Information System<br />
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UniqueKey Data Basin a963b77748754be585d93d56eb6f05d2

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