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Fish aid: The Lake Mead fertilization project

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Title Fish aid: The Lake Mead fertilization project
Creator Axler, Richard Paulson, Larry Vaux, Peter Sollberger, Patrick Baepler, Donald H.
Description Sport fishing at Lake Mead in Nevada and Arizona is a resource valued at nearly $100 million per year to southern Nevada. During the past two decades, salmonids, mostly trout, have disappeared entirely, the largemouth bass catch has drastically declined despite greater fishing pressure, and the condition factors for striped bass have steadily deteriorated. It appears that a major reduction in phosphorus loading caused by the upstream impoundment of the Colorado River to form Lake Powell in...
Date 1988-01-01T08:00:00Z
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Identifier http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/water_pubs/89 http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1094&context=water_pubs
Source Publications (WR)
Publisher Digital Scholarship@UNLV
Subject Ammonium polyphosphate Effluent quality Environmental monitoring Fisheries Lake Mead (Ariz. and Nev.) Water quality Aquaculture and Fisheries Biology Fresh Water Studies Natural Resources and Conservation Natural Resources Management and Policy Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology Water Resource Management

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