Methods and summary data for limnology and food web structure in Osoyoos Lake, B.C. (2005-2013), revised: Fs97-13/1274E-PDF

"In 1994, the Okanagan Nation Alliance approached Fisheries and Oceans Canada with a request for assistance in status and trend assessments to support stock and habitat restoration work focused on Okanagan Sockeye Salmon that appeared to have fallen to historic lows of abundance. In the following years, several collaborative habitat and stock restoration projects were initiated to facilitate rebuilding of the Okanagan Sockeye Salmon population to historic abundance levels. Here we provide a detailed site-description and report on field survey and sample processing methods used on Osoyoos Lake to assess: (1) limnological conditions (temperature, oxygen, water transparency, nutrient concentrations, plankton community structure etc.) in the principal nursery lake, (2) annual to seasonal changes of abundance and biological traits of juvenile Sockeye Salmon, and (3) abundance of other limnetic fish species"--Abstract, p. v.

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Title Methods and summary data for limnology and food web structure in Osoyoos Lake, B.C. (2005-2013), revised
Series Title Canadian data report of fisheries and aquatic sciences,
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Note The ISBN (978-0-660-08288-2) for the print edition has been copied in this electronic publication.
Date 2017.
Number of Pages vii, 73 p. :
ISBN 978-0-660-08289-9
Catalogue Number
  • Fs97-13/1274E-PDF
Subject Terms Lakes, Salt water fish, Nature conservation