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Reintroduction of the flannelmouth sucker in the lower Colorado River

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Reintroduction of the flannelmouth sucker in the lower Colorado River; 2004; Article; Journal; North American Journal of Fisheries Management; Mueller, G.A.; Wydoski, R.

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A single stocking of 611 wild flannelmouth suckers Catostomus latipinnis in 1976 represented the first successful reintroduction of a native fish in the lower Colorado River. Flannelmouth suckers ranging in age from young of the year to 24 years were captured during 1999–2001; their population was estimated as at least 2,286 (95% confidence interval, 1,847–2,998). Recruitment appeared sporadic, consisting of consecutive years of low recruitment (<10%) supplemented by a stronger (31%) year-class. Historically, this native fish was rare and was believed extirpated from the lower river by 1975, but it now reproduces naturally in a reach dramatically altered by water development. This successful reintroduction indicates that one native [...]

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G.A. Mueller, R. Wydoski
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Taylor & Francis

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