salmon: The St. Marguerite River Altantic Salmon Parr Transect

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The St. Marguerite River Altantic Salmon Parr Transect


Juvenile Atlantic salmon (parr) density in a 1520m transect of the St. Marguerite River, Québec, Canada.




A 76 rows by 5 columns data.frame.


Contains (1) the 76 sampling site positions along a 1520 m river segment beginning at a location called ‘Bardsville' (Lat: 48°23’01.59” N ; Long: 70°12'10.05” W), (2) the number of parr (young salmon, ages I+ and II+) observed at the sampling sites, (3) the mean water depths (m), (4) the mean current velocity (m/s), and (5) the mean substrate size (mm). Sampling took place on July 7, 2002, in the 76 sites, each 20 m long. The 'Bardsville' river segment is located in the upper portion of Sainte-Marguerite River, Quebec, Canada.


Daniel Boisclair, Département de sciences biologiques, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada.


Guénard, G., Legendre, P., Boisclair, D., and Bilodeau, M. 2010. Multiscale codependence analysis: an integrated approach to analyse relationships across scales. Ecology 91: 2952-2964

See Also

Bouchard, J. and Boisclair, D. 2008. The relative importance of local, lateral, and longitudinal variables on the development of habitat quality models for a river. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 65: 61-73



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