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Factors associated with mortality of walleyes and saugers caught in live-release tournaments

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Harold Schramm Jr., Bruce C. Vondracek, William E. French, and Patrick D. Gerard, 2010, Factors associated with mortality of walleyes and saugers caught in live-release tournaments: North American Journal of Fisheries Management, v. 30, iss. 1.

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We measured the initial mortality (fish judged nonreleasable at weigh-in), prerelease mortality (fish judged nonreleasable 1–2 h after weigh-in [which includes initial mortality]), and postrelease mortality (fish that died during a 5-d retention in net-pens) in 14 live-release tournaments for walleye Sander vitreus conducted in April–October 2006 and April–July 2007 in lakes and rivers in Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Among the 14 events, initial mortality was 0–28%, prerelease mortality was 3–54%, and postrelease mortality was 0–100%; the mortality of reference fish (walleyes ≥31 cm long that were captured by electrofishing and held in net-pens with tournament-caught walleyes to measure postrelease [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1577/M09-003.1
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