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Chemical Characteristics of Side Channels in the Madison River (Montana) Drainage
Entry ID: chemical_WD

Abstract: Multiple measurements of temperature, dissolved oxygen, pH, and conductivity were taken for each side channel in the Madison river.

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:

Dominance of fine sediments and low water temperatures were associated with a high site-specific ... View entire text
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  N: 51.0   S: 47.0   E: -110.0   W: -114.0

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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
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-08-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-04-25