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Influence of dredging and high discharge on the ecology of Black Canyon

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Title Influence of dredging and high discharge on the ecology of Black Canyon
Creator Paulson, Larry J. Miller, Theron G. Baker, John R. U.S. Water and Power Resources Service
Description The Water and Power Resources Service is considering dredging in Black Canyon to create a larger forebay to accommodate higher peak discharges and reverse flows for proposed modifications to Hoover Dam. The Black Canyon area from Hoover Dam to Willow Beach supports a heavily utilized trout fishery and is important habitat for the razorback sucker (Xyrauchen texanus) and possibly bonytail chub (Gila elegans). The Water and Power Resources Service initiated this investigation to determine what...
Date 1980-01-01T08:00:00Z
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Identifier http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/water_pubs/65 http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1070&context=water_pubs
Source Publications (WR)
Publisher Digital Scholarship@UNLV
Subject Benthic organisms Black Canyon (Ariz. –Nev.) Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) Freshwater phytoplankton Hydrodynamics Lake Mead (Ariz. -Nev.) Periphytons Phytoplankton Zooplankton Aquaculture and Fisheries Environmental Engineering Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment Environmental Monitoring Environmental Sciences Fresh Water Studies Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology Water Resource Management

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