Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

2001

Journal or Book Title

Journal of Fish Biology

Volume

59

First Page

1529

Last Page

1543

DOI

10.1006/jfbi.2001.1782

Abstract

Notropis atherinoides, freshwater drums Aplodinotus grunniens, river carpsuckers Carpiodes carpio and saugers Stizostedion canadense collected in 1996-1998 from nine river sections of the Missouri and lower Yellowstone rivers at two life-stages (young-of-the-year and age 1+ years) were significantly different among sections. However, they showed no river-wide latitudinal trend except for age 1+ years emerald shiners that did show a weak negative relation between growth and both latitude and length of growing season. The results suggest growth rates of fishes along the Missouri River system are complex and could be of significance in the management and conservation of fish communities in this altered system.

Comments

This article is from Journal of Fish Biology 59 (2001: 1529, doi:10.1006/jfbi.2001.1782.

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Language

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