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Adapting Adaptive Management for Testing the Effectiveness of Stream Restoration: An Intensively Monitored Watershed Example

Nicolaas Bouwes, Stephen Bennett, and Joe Wheaton A large effort is underway to test the effectiveness of stream restoration in the Pacific Northwest using intensively monitored watersheds (IMWs) to improve salmonid habitat with the expectation to increase salmonid production (Bennett et al. 2016). How, or whether, stream restoration can improve target salmonid populations and ecosystem functions remains... Read More

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Les Progrès et les Enjeux des Tests d’Efficacité de la Restauration des Cours d’eau dans le Pacifique Nord-Ouest Utilisant des Bassins-versants Surveillés Intensivement

Stephen Bennett, George Pess, Nicolaas Bouwes, Phil Roni, Robert E. Bilby, Sean Gallagher, Jim Ruzycki, Thomas Buehrens, Kirk Krueger, William Ehinger, Joseph Anderson, Chris Jordan, Brett Bowersox, and Correigh Greene Partout dans le Pacifique Nord-Ouest au moins 17 projets de bassins-versants surveillés intensivement ont été mis en œuvre afin de tester l’efficacité d’un large éventail... Read More

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Progreso y retos de medir la efectividad de la restauración de ríos en el Pací co noroeste mediante cuencas hidrográ cas intensamente monitoreadas

Stephen Bennett, George Pess, Nicolaas Bouwes, Phil Roni, Robert E. Bilby, Sean Gallagher, Jim Ruzycki, Thomas Buehrens, Kirk Krueger, William Ehinger, Joseph Anderson, Chris Jordan, Brett Bowersox, and Correigh Greene A lo largo del Pacífico noroeste, se han implementado al menos 17 proyectos de monitoreo intensivo de cuencas hidrográficas, para probar la efectividad de un... Read More

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Progress and Challenges of Testing the Effectiveness of Stream Restoration in the Pacific Northwest Using Intensively Monitored Watersheds

Stephen Bennett, George Pess, Nicolaas Bouwes, Phil Roni, Robert E. Bilby, Sean Gallagher, Jim Ruzycki, Thomas Buehrens, Kirk Krueger, William Ehinger, Joseph Anderson, Chris Jordan, Brett Bowersox, and Correigh Greene Across the Pacific Northwest, at least 17 intensively monitored watershed projects have been implemented to test the effectiveness of a broad range of stream restoration... Read More

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A Standard Method for Abbreviating the Names of Fishes of the United States, Canada, and Mexico

Rebecca M. Krogman Iowa Department of Natural Resources, 24570 U.S. Highway 34, Chariton, IA 50049. E-mail: rebecca.krogman@dnr.iowa.gov Abbreviations for fish names are used by fisheries biologists throughout the data life cycle, especially field data collection and entry, sharing, and reporting. However, use of nonstandard abbreviation systems across North America hinders data collection, sharing, and communication... Read More

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What Is the Fate of Amputee Sawfish?

David L. Morgan, Barbara E. Wringer, Mark G. Allen, Brendan C. Ebner, Jeff M. Whitty, Adrian C. Gleiss, and Stephen J. Beatty The sawfishes (Pristidae) are the most threatened of all of the world’s shark and ray families, which is largely due to overfishing (Dulvy et al. 2014). There are five extant species of sawfish, all of which possess an enlarged,... Read More

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Who Knew? Inconnu

Joe Margraf | U.S. Geological Survey, Supervisor of Western Cooperative Research Units, 1135 Park Ave., Unit 904, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147. E-mail: jmargraf@usgs.gov In 1999, I moved to Alaska to serve as unit leader of the U.S. Geological Survey Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and professor of fisheries in the School of Fisheries... Read More