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Acoustic telemetry evaluation of carbon dioxide as a behavioral deterrent for invasive fishes: Data


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Cupp, A., Lopez, A., Smerud, J., Rivera, J., Swyers, N., Smith, D., and Gaikowski, M., 2020, Acoustic telemetry evaluation of carbon dioxide as a behavioral deterrent for invasive fishes: Data: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


Locks and dams are possible management points to block the spread of invasive Asian carps in the United States. Infusion of carbon dioxide (CO2) into water is one deterrent strategy being considered at navigational structures to reduce upstream fish passage that would not directly interfere with lock and dam operations. The goal of this study was to determine the efficacy of CO2 as a behavioral deterrent to free-swimming fishes. Telemetered bighead carp (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis) and grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) were monitored within a U-shaped pond (30.5 m long x 13.7 m wide x 1 m deep) using a two-dimensional acoustic telemetry array. Gaseous CO2 was administered to one-half of the pond at 30, 75, or 150 L CO2/min while [...]


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Morphometrics_tagging.xlsx 14.08 KB
Sonde Data Trials.csv 2.99 MB
Trial1_telemetry.csv 25.94 MB
Trial2_telemetry.csv 49.02 MB
Trial3_telemetry.csv 27.77 MB
Trial4_telemetry.csv 47.32 MB
Trial5_telemetry.csv 38.36 MB
Trial7_telemetry.csv 23.29 MB
Trial8_telemetry.csv 27.4 MB
Trial9_telemetry.csv 28.9 MB
Trial10_telemetry.csv 15.55 MB
Alkalinity_hardness_ammonia.csv 2.22 KB
DO_pH_CO2_temperature.csv 26.69 KB


Data are intended to inform the use of carbon dioxide as a fisheries and aquatic invasive species management tool.



  • Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (UMESC)



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DOI doi:10.5066/P9QBSCIE

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