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The Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program

Long Term Resource Monitoring


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Standardized Monitoring
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(LTRM Field Station Use Only)

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Life History Database
Fish Passage Bibliography
Fish sampling Fishes of the Upper Mississippi River System have recreational and commercial value, conservation potential, and can be used to assess the ecological integrity of the aquatic ecosystem.

The objective of the standardized monitoring is to quantify the status and trends of fish populations and communities and identify relations with various other ecological attributes. The findings can be used to address fisheries management concerns.

The Long Term Resource Monitoring element uses a multigear and multihabitat sampling design to collect fish data in six study pools/reaches.

Component specialist: Brian Ickes

Quick links
LTRM Reports and Publications
Sampling Design and Statistics
Strategic Plan 2010-2014
Status and Trends Report 2008
Fisheries Procedures
Fisheries Procedures Manual
Monitoring rationale
Sampling History
Supplemental Historical Documents

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