DarterMahon: Catch and effort data for Fantail Darter.

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Description

Catch and effort data for Fantail Darter (Etheostoma flabellare) from seven removal events conducted by Mahon (1980).

Format

A data frame with 7 observations on the following 2 variables.

catch

Catch of Fantail Darter.

effort

Constant electrofishing effort.

Details

Catch (number of fish) was recorded. Effort was a constant amount of electrofishing for each sampling event and is, thus, entered as a constant value of 1.

These data are used in many publications because the stream section was rotenoned following the removal surveys to determine a known population size of 1151 individuals.

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Source

From Mahon, R. 1980. Accuracy of catch-effort methods for estimating fish density and biomass in streams. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 4:343-363.

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