Contributed Papers - Rivers 3

Thursday, August 21, 2014: 8:20 AM-5:20 PM
2105 (Centre des congrès de Québec // Québec City Convention Centre)
Bruce Vondracek , Larry Miller and Sean Hitchman
Bruce Vondracek, PhD

Larry Miller

Sean Hitchman

8:20 AM
A Multi-Tiered Approach to Managing a Complex Multi-Stakeholder System
Michael Pollock, Water Security Agency; Kangsheng Wu, Water Security Agency; Magfour Rhaman, Water Security Agency; Glen McMaster, Water Security Agency

8:40 AM
Effects of a Seismic Airgun Array on Juvenile Pallid Sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) and Paddlefish (Polyodon spatula) in Lake Sakakawea, North Dakota
Jackson Gross, Smith-Root, Inc.; Art Popper, Environmental BioAcoustics LLC; Tom Carlson, TJC Consulting; John Young, CSA International, Inc.; Laura Burckhardt, SWCA Environmental Consultants

Effects of Surgical Outcomes and Fish Condition on in-River Survival Assessments (Withdrawn)
10:00 AM
Thursday Morning Break

10:30 AM
Mitochondrial DNA Variation Reveals Significant Rangewide Genetic Heterogeneity in Paddlefish
Allison Asher, Southern Illinois University; James E. Garvey, Southern Illinois University; Edward Heist, Southern Illinois University

10:50 AM
German Eel Model (GEM III) -a Size and Age-Structured Model for Describing the Dynamics of Male and Female Eel Stock, Anguilla Anguilla (L.), in the River Elbe System
Rainer Oeberst, Thünen Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries; Erik Fladung, Institute for Inland Fisheries Potsdam-Sacrow

11:10 AM
Importance of Ultrasonic Field Direction for Guiding Juvenile Blueback Herring Past Hydroelectric Turbines
Christopher W.D. Gurshin, Normandeau Associates, Inc.; Matthew P. Balge, Normandeau Associates, Inc.; Benjamin Lenz, New York Power Authority; Michael Taylor, Normandeau Associates, Inc.

11:30 AM
Holtwood Dam Redevelopment: More Power, Better Fish Passage?
Larry Miller, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

12:10 PM
Thursday Lunch

1:30 PM
The Effect of Flow on Northern Pike Habitat Selection in a Hydropeaking River and an Unregulated River
Simonne Harvey-Lavoie, Université de Montréal - NSERC Hydronet; Guillaume Guénard, Université de Montréal - NSERC Hydronet; Laura Wheeland, Memorial University; Steven J. Cooke, Carleton University; Daniel Boisclair, Université de Montréal - NSERC Hydronet

1:50 PM
Fine Sediment Removal Greatly Increases Fish Selection of Restored Habitat during Restoration of a Sandy River
Tony Matthys, Michigan Technological University; Casey Huckins, Michigan Technological University; Amy M. Marcarelli, Michigan Technological University; Edward A. Baker, Michigan Department of Natural Resources

2:10 PM
Quantifying Impacts of River Fragmentation: How Low-Head Dams Alter Geomorphology, Fish Biodiversity, and Habitat in the Neosho River, Kansas
Jane Fencl, Kansas State University; Martha E. Mather, U.S. Geological Survey, Kansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit; Sean Hitchman, Kansas State University; Joseph Smith, University of Washington

2:30 PM
Evaluating Methods to Establish Habitat Suitability Criteria: A Case Study in the Upper Delaware River Basin, USA
Carrie Blakeslee, USGS; Heather Galbraith, USGS; Kelly Maloney, USGS; Jeffrey Cole, USGS; Colin Talbert, USGS

2:50 PM
Does Heterogeneity in Habitat Type, Size, and Arrangement Influence Patterns of Fish Biodiversity in the Neosho River, Kansas?
Sean Hitchman, Kansas State University; Martha Mather, USGS; Jane Fencl, Kansas State University; Joseph Smith, University of Washington

3:10 PM
Thursday Afternoon Break

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