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A Decision Support Tool for Trout Management - Andrew Carlson

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Release Date
2017

Summary

Brook trout, brown trout, and rainbow trout are distributed throughout streams in Michigan and support valuable recreational fisheries. Streams are projected to become warmer in the future due to climate change, but the effects of warming on growth, reproduction, and survival of these trout species are largely unknown. Understanding and predicting climate change impacts is important for developing management strategies that sustain healthy, fishable trout populations. The goal of this project was to design a user-friendly, map-based decision-support tool that combines stream-specific information on resource availability (e.g., money, time, personnel), temperature patterns, and other biological conditions to assist fisheries professionals [...]

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Contact :
Andrew Carlson
Funding Agency :
NCCWSC

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  • National CASC
  • National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers

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