Comparison of Push Nets and Tow Nets for Sampling Larval Fish with Implications for Assessing Littoral Habitat Utilization

@inproceedings{Claramunt2005ComparisonOP,
  title={Comparison of Push Nets and Tow Nets for Sampling Larval Fish with Implications for Assessing Littoral Habitat Utilization},
  author={Randall M. Claramunt and Daniel E. Shoup and David H. Wahl},
  year={2005}
}
—Understanding sampling effectiveness is critical to gear selection and the determination of larval fish dynamics. We evaluated bow-mounted push nets for collecting larval fish across reservoirs and habitats and compared them with traditional tow nets. By means of a pushed 0.5-m-diameter conical net and towed 0.5-m-diameter and 0.75-m-diameter conical nets, ichthyoplankton samples were taken during daylight hours from May to July on 21 reservoirs that varied in morphological and environmental… CONTINUE READING

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