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2005 Annual Status Report: A summary of fish data in six reaches of the Upper Mississippi River System


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The Long Term Resource Monitoring Program (LTRMP) completed collections of fish from stratified random sampling and permanently fixed-site sampling in six study areas of the Upper Mississippi River System. Collection methods included day electrofishing, hoop netting (small and large), fyke netting (two net sizes), and bottom trawling in selected aquatic area classes. The six LTRMP study areas are Pools 4 (excluding Lake Pepin), 8, 13, and 26 and Open River (an unimpounded reach near Cape Girardeau, Missouri) of the Upper Mississippi River, and La Grange Pool of the Illinois River. For each of the six LTRMP study areas, this report contains summaries by year of (1) sampling efforts for each combination of gear type and aquatic area [...]



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U.S. Geological Survey, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin

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