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Main Title Spatial distribution and temperature selection of fish near the thermal outfall of a power plant during fall, winter and spring /
Author Ross, M. J. ; Siniff, D. B.
CORP Author Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis.;Environmental Research Lab.-Duluth, MN.
Publisher Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ; Available to the public through the National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1980
Report Number EPA-600/3-80-009; EPA-68-03-2145, EPA-R-804997010
Stock Number PB80-148703
OCLC Number 06259900
Subjects Fishes--Geographical distribution. ; Fishes--Geographical distribution.
Additional Subjects Fresh water fishes ; Animal ecology ; Thermal pollution ; Cooling water ; Monitoring ; Perch ; Bass ; Motion ; Animal migrations ; Distribution(Property) ; Temperature measurement ; Seasonal variations ; Depth ; Electric power plants ; Radio tracking ; Radio telemetry ; Animal behavior
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EJAD  EPA 600/3-80-009 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 05/14/1993
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-3-80-009 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/06/2014
EKAM  EPA 600/3-80-009 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 05/27/1994
ELDD  EPA-600/3-80-009 3 copies NHEERL/MED Library/Duluth,MN 08/23/2002
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NTIS  PB80-148703 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation xi, 117 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Abstract The movement patterns of 4 fish species: yellow perch (Perca flavescens), northern pike (Esox lucius), largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) and walleye (Stizostedion vitreum) were monitored by radio telemetry near the thermal discharge of a power plant (delta T 15C nominal). Fish movements relative to depth, temperature, center of the home range, discharge point, and release location are examined. Near thermally altered areas northern pike exhibited the greatest amount of movement followed by yellow perch, walleye and largemouth bass. Except for largemouth bass, thermal experience was found to be transitory. An overall mean winter temperature selection of 5.4C was determined for yellow perch. While only in the thermally altered area yellow perch had a slightly higher mean thermal experience, 6.3C. Yellow perch were not found to be attracted from the surrounding areas into the heated waters of the discharge bay during the cooler months.
Notes "Study was conducted in cooperation with the University of Minnesota." "January 1980." Includes bibliographical references. "Contract no. 68-03-2145, grant no. R804997010."
Place Published Duluth Springfield, Va.
Access Notes Also issued online.
Corporate Au Added Ent Environmental Research Laboratory (Duluth, Minn.); University of Minnesota.
Title Ser Add Ent Research reporting series. Ecological research ; EPA-600/3-80-009.
PUB Date Free Form 1980
Series Title Traced Research reporting series Ecological research ; EPA-600/3-80-009
Series Title Untraced Research reporting series. 3, Ecological research ; EPA-600/3-80-009
NTIS Prices PC A07/MF A01
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20140103114958
Language eng
SUDOCS Number EP 1.23:600/3-80-009
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 02225cam 2200409Ia 45020