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Organic Content of Side Channels in the Madison River (Montana) DrainageEntry ID: organic_WD
Abstract: The organic contents of the sediments in each side channel were sampled twice, and the proportion of organic material in the sediment was determined.
Purpose: These data were collected as part of a larger study that examined the relationships among characteristics of the environment, Tubifex tubifex populations, and rainbow trout whirling disease risk in the Madison River (Montana).
Relevance of this dataset to fisheries managers:
The density of T. tubifex increased as side channel depth and organic material in benthic sediments increased.
AGRICULTURE > AGRICULTURAL AQUATIC SCIENCES > AQUACULTURE
AGRICULTURE > AGRICULTURAL AQUATIC SCIENCES > FISHERIES
AGRICULTURE > ANIMAL SCIENCE > ANIMAL DISEASES/DISORDERS/PESTS
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY > ORGANIC MATTER
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY > OXYGEN
BIOSPHERE > ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS > ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONS > OXYGEN DEMAND
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ECONOMIC RESOURCES > AQUACULTURE PRODUCTION
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Krueger, R. C., B. L. Kerans, E. R. Vincent, C. Rasmussen. 2006. Risk of Myxolobus cerebralis infection to rainbow trout in the Madison River, Montana, USA. Ecological Applications, 16(2), 770 - 783
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-10-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-03-01