Microhabitats of brown trout when feeding on drift and when resting in a lowland salmonid brook: effects on Weighted Usable Area

@inproceedings{Roussel1999MicrohabitatsOB,
  title={Microhabitats of brown trout when feeding on drift and when resting in a lowland salmonid brook: effects on Weighted Usable Area},
  author={J. E. Roussel and Agn{\`e}s Bardonnet and Aslangul Claude},
  year={1999}
}
Summer habitat preferences by brown trout (10-20 cm fork length) were determined by daylight and night dive sampling in the Saint Sauveur brook, a tributary of the River Scorff (Brittany, France). Habitat change was analyzed from night and day sampling. At the geomorphological unit scale, fish preferred riffles during daylight hours and pools at night. According to behavioural data, night and day locations in the channel depended on the two activities: resting (night samples) and feeding on… CONTINUE READING

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