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Accuracy and Precision of Age Estimates for Pallid Sturgeon from Pectoral Fin Rays
Abstract Accurate age information is critical to the biological understanding and management of most fish species, but particularly for species of concern, such as the pallid sturgeon ScaphirhynchusExpand
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Effects of Waterbody Type and Management Actions on Bluegill Growth Rates
Abstract Managers have conducted a number of activities to improve the growth rates of bluegill Lepomis macrochirus. However, attempts to compare the effectiveness of management actions often ignoreExpand
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Synchrony — An emergent property of recreational fisheries
1Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska 2School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NebraskaExpand
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Relative Growth of White Crappie and Black Crappie in the United States
ABSTRACT We developed standardized growth models for white crappie (Pomoxis annularis) and black crappie (P. nigromaculatus) populations across the United States from von Bertalanffy growth modelsExpand
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Evaluation of a 254-mm Minimum Length Limit for Crappies in Two Southeast Nebraska Reservoirs
Abstract Wehrspann and Zorinsky reservoirs are located near the largest population center of Nebraska, which has contributed to high fishing pressure and overharvesting of resident populations ofExpand
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Habitat Use by Middle Mississippi River Pallid Sturgeon
Abstract Little is known about the habitat preferences and needs of pallid sturgeon Scaphirhynchus albus, which was federally listed as endangered in 1990. To learn more about habitat use andExpand
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Nebraska Catfish Anglers: Descriptions And Insights Derived From The 2002 Nebraska Licensed Angler Survey
, 5000 six-page surveys (Appendix 1) were sent to a stratified-random sample of Nebraska anglers drawn from the 2001 Licensed Anglers database. The database included all anglers who purchased aExpand
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Back-Calculated Length-At-Age Estimates from Two Scale Radii
Variability in length-at-age estimates back-calculated from scales continues to be of concem to fishery scientists. Measurement transects used to back-calculate length at age have been recommended;Expand
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Self-imposed length limits in recreational fisheries
a b s t r a c t A primary motivating factor on the decision to harvest a fish among consumptive-orientated anglers is the size of the fish. There is likely a cost-benefit trade-off for harvest ofExpand
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