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Fisheries Monitoring in Pool 13, Upper Mississippi River, from Long Term Resource Monitoring Program, 1989-2013

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Fisheries monitoring as part of the Long Term Resource Monitoring Program has been conducted on Pool 13 of the Upper Mississippi River since 1989. In this span, over 825,000 fish representing 88 species were collected in Pool 13. Eight of these species are currently listed as endangered, threatened, or of special concern by the State of Iowa. Fisheries monitoring in 2013 represented the twenty-first year of stratified random sampling. A total of 300 fish samples were completed in 2013, yielding 13,048 fish of 58 species. Emerald shiner ranked first in total abundance during 1989-2013, with mimic shiner ranked second and bluegill third. Freshwater drum, largemouth bass, white bass, black crappie, and common carp were the next most abundant [...]

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Mel Bowler

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  • Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (UMESC)

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An Iowa Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Report. 31 pp.

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