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Distribution and movement of Big Spring spinedace (<i>Lepidomeda mollispinis pratensis</i>) in Condor Canyon, Meadow Valley Wash, Nevada

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Distribution and movement of Big Spring spinedace (<i>Lepidomeda mollispinis pratensis</i>) in Condor Canyon, Meadow Valley Wash, Nevada; 2013; Article; Journal; Western North American Naturalist; Jezorek, Ian G.; Connolly, Patrick J.

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Big Spring spinedace (Lepidomeda mollispinis pratensis) is a cyprinid whose entire population occurs within a section of Meadow Valley Wash, Nevada. Other spinedace species have suffered population and range declines (one species is extinct). Managers, concerned about the vulnerability of Big Spring spinedace, have considered habitat restoration actions or translocation, but they have lacked data on distribution or habitat use. Our study occurred in an 8.2-km section of Meadow Valley Wash, including about 7.2 km in Condor Canyon and 0.8 km upstream of the canyon. Big Spring spinedace were present upstream of the currently listed critical habitat, including in the tributary Kill Wash. We found no Big Spring spinedace in the lower 3.3 [...]

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