Nom du corpus

Corpus Systématique Animale

Titre du document

Distribution of early life history stages of fishes in selected pools of the Upper Mississippi River

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Éditeur
Springer (journals)
Langue(s) du document
Anglais
Type de document
Research-article
Mots-clés d'auteur
  • Upper Mississippi River
  • larval fish
  • nursery habitat
  • ichthyoplankton ecology
Nom du fichier dans la ressource
Poissons_v2b_001640
Auteur(s)
  • Leslie E. Holland
Affiliation(s)
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Fishery Research Laboratory, P.O. Box 818, 54602-0818, La Crosse, WI, USA
Résumé

Effective management of the fishery resources of the Upper Mississippi River and successful mitigation of the loss of critical habitat depend in part on an understanding of the reproductive and early life history requirements of the affected fishes. However, little is known about the use of nursery areas by fishes in the river. Of the nearly 130 species identified in the adult ichthyofauna, only a few are represented proportionally in the available data on early life stages because study designs have not included consideration of the early stages, collection gears have not adequately sampled the young, and eggs and larvae of some species are difficult to sample by conventional approaches. For the species collected, information is available on seasonal variations in total densities, composition, and catch among different habitat types. However, the data are most accurate for species with buoyant early life stages, such as freshwater drum (Aplodinotus grunniens) and gizzard shad (Dorosoma cepedianum). Eggs and larvae of freshwater drum dominate collections made in the main channel, whereas other larval fishes are usually most abundant in backwater habitats. The species found there usually deposit eggs on the substrate or on vegetation. Habitat preferences (as indicated by relative abundance) often shift as development proceeds and physical and behavioral changes occur in the larvae. Only limited information is available on the distribution of larvae within habitats, but it is clear that variations within habitats are significant.

Catégories Science-Metrix
  • 1 - natural sciences
  • 2 - biology
  • 3 - marine biology & hydrobiology
Catégories INIST
  • 1 - sciences appliquees, technologies et medecines
  • 2 - sciences biologiques et medicales
  • 3 - sciences biologiques fondamentales et appliquees. psychologie
Catégories Scopus
  • 1 - Life Sciences ; 2 - Agricultural and Biological Sciences ; 3 - Aquatic Science
Catégories WoS
  • 1 - science ; 2 - marine & freshwater biology
Identifiant ISTEX
41977D693C7FA3D970512DA59F5D226D779A7905
Revue

Hydrobiologia

Année de publication
1986
Présence de XML structuré
Non
Version PDF
1.3
Score qualité du texte
8.03
Sous-corpus
  • Poissons
Type de publication
Journal
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