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KRIS Garcia River: Meta Information Page

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Meta IdentifierFish_2002
Type of DataFish observations
OriginatorPatrick Higgins, Fisheries Biologist
DescriptionDirect dive fish observations of four Garcia River reaches on August 21, 2002, including two sites electrofished by Kimsey (1953) in August 1952. A mainstem Gualala pool below the North Fork Gualala River was also surveyed for comparison, although with only one diver.
Metadata Date4/25/02
Metadata ContactPat Higgins
Contact Person PrimaryPat Higgins
Access ConstraintsNone
Lead PersonPat Higgins
Data Set Namegarcia_dive_8_21_02_source.dbf, garcia_dive_chart_xtab_8_02.dbf
Maint. and Update Freq.One time activity
Serial Name2002 Dive
PurposeThe purpose of the dive survey was in part to determine if the fish community and age structure of steelhead were similar or if they had changed between 1952 and 2002.
Data Quality InformationDive observations focused on salmonids, particularly steelhead and their age structure. Likely that species such as sculpin are under-represented in 2002 surveys.
Use ConstraintsNone
Supplemental InformationKimsey (1953) and notes in InfoLinks and captions
PublisherPat Higgins
Publication PlaceArcata
Issue Identification1952 vs 2002
Contact OrganizationInstitute For Fisheries Resources
Contact Address791 Eighth Street, Suite N
Contact CityArcata
Contact StateCA
Contact Zip Code95521
Contact Voice Telephone707 822-9428
Contact Fax707 822-5702