Index of Biotic Integrity for Fish Communities in the DE River Basin
Entry ID: BRD_LSC002

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Summary
Abstract: Two years of field work have been completed in the development of an
index of biotic integrity (IBI) for fish communities in the
middle-to-upper Delaware River basin (Delaware Water Gap to Callicoon,
New York). Fish were collected in riffles and pools on 200 m segments
of eight tributaries. Collections were made concurrently in the
Delaware River mainstem within 0.5 mile (downstream) of the same
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.0   S: 41.0   E: -75.0   W: -76.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Robert M. Ross
Dataset Title: Index of Biotic Integrity for Fish Communities in the DE River Basin
Dataset Release Date: 1996-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Wellsboro, PA
Dataset Publisher: Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. DOI (now Biological Resources Division USGS)
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-06-01
Stop Date: 1996-08-01
Quality Depends upon variable in question.
Access Constraints none
Use Constraints none
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: rossr at usgs.gov
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Publications/References
Ross, Robert M. Development of an Index of Biotic Integrity for Fish
Communities in the Delaware River Basin. In Blaine Snyder (ed.) Proceedings
of Pennsylvania Fish Community Assessment Workshop Tetra Tech, Inc.,
Owings Mills, MD.
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-02-23
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