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Stranding Potential of Young Fishes Subjected to Simulated Vessel-Induced Drawdown
Abstract During early life stages, fish in the Mississippi River system may become stranded by shoreline drawdowns induced by the passage of commercial vessels. We examined the stranding of larvalExpand
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The Environmental Effects of Underwater Explosions with Methods to Mitigate Impacts
Abstract : In- or near-water use of explosives (i.e., construction or demolition projects; ordinance testing and disposal; as well as, harbor maintenance projects; and use of explosives duringExpand
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Fish Entrainment Rates through Towboat Propellers in the Upper Mississippi and Illinois Rivers
Abstract A specially designed net was used to study fish entrainment and injury through towboat propellers in 13 pools of the Upper Mississippi and Illinois rivers. The net was attached to the sternExpand
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UNDERWATER BLAST PRESSURES FROM A CONFINDED ROCK REMOVAL DURING THE MIAMI HARBOR DEEPENING PROJECT
Water-borne blast pressures from confined blasts were recorded as part of a submerged blasting program in Florida for channel deepening. The blasting was confined within the rock floor by stemming.Expand
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Effect of the flood of 1993 on Boltonia decurrens, a rare floodplain plant
Boltonia decurrens (Torrey and Gray) Wood (Asteraceae), a perennial species confined primarily to a 400-km stretch of the Illinois River floodplain, is threatened with extinction due to theExpand
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Long-Distance Dispersal of Zebra Mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) Attached to Hulls of Commercial Vessels
ABSTRACT In Aril 1992 more than 1,000 adult zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) were found on the hull of a commercial barge in dry-dock in Hartford, IL. The shell lengths of randomly chosenExpand
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Habitat characterization and geospatial metapopulation dynamics of threatened floodplain species Boltonia decurrens using a GIS
The flood pulse of the Illinois River (Illinois, USA) has been distorted and the floodplain extensively modified as a result of human activity. This activity has changed the historic flood regimeExpand
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Assessment of Probable Fishery Impacts of Hydroelectric Development at Lock and Dam No. 26 (Replacement), Mississippi River
Early coordination with affected Federal and state agencies allowed completion of an Environmental Assessment for a hydroelectric plant proposed for Lock and Dam No. 26 (Replacement). AvailableExpand
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Food habits of the endangered Alabama Sturgeon, Scaphirhynchus suttkusi Williams and Clemmer, 1991 (Acipenseridae)
Summary The gut contents of 12 museum specimens of the federally (USA) endangered Alabama sturgeon were analyzed. This collective series represents 32% of the known museum specimens. Gut contentsExpand
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