Effects of Elevated Stream Temperatures below a Shallow Reservoir on a Cold Water Macroinvertebrate Fauna

  • John J. Fraley


The Madison River is one of Montana’s finest cold-water streams, supporting a highly productive fishery that yields nearly 100,000 trout to anglers each year (Vincent, 1969). It comprises 116 km of the 727 km of blue ribbon trout water in the state.


Aquatic Insect Macroinvertebrate Community Lower River Thermal Constancy Thermal Preference 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • John J. Fraley
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  1. 1.Montana Cooperative Fishery Research UnitMontana State UniversityBozemanUSA

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