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Width of Side Channels in the Madison River (Montana) DrainageEntry ID: width_WD
Abstract: Raw data show stream width measurements for each side channel.
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:
Mean channel width was negatively correlated to the density of infected T. tubifex.
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Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (360) 305-8822
Email: lotts at montana.edu
NBII Mountain Prairie Information Node Coordinator Informatics Lab Big Sky Institute 106 AJM Johnson Hall
Province or State: MT
Postal Code: 59717
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
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Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
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: 2007-10-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-03-01