Habitat Suitability Index Models: Brook Trout

Habitat Suitability Index Models: Brook Trout

by Robert F. Raleigh, U. S. Department of the Interior
     
 

The native range of brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis Mitchill) originally
covered the eastern two-fifths of Canada northward to the Arctic Circle,
the New England States, and southward through Pennsylvania, along the crest of the Appalachian Mountains to northeastern Georgia. Western limits included
Manitoba southward through the Great Lake States.…  See more details below

Overview

The native range of brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis Mitchill) originally
covered the eastern two-fifths of Canada northward to the Arctic Circle,
the New England States, and southward through Pennsylvania, along the crest of the Appalachian Mountains to northeastern Georgia. Western limits included
Manitoba southward through the Great Lake States. Reductions in the original
range have resulted from environmental changes, such as pollution, siltation,
and stream warming due to deforestation (MacCrimmon and Campbell 1969).
Si nee the 1ate 19th century, brook trout have been introduced into 20
additional States and have sustaining populations in 14 States (MacCrimmon and Campbell 1969). Introductions have not been attempted inmost of the central plains and the southern States.

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ISBN-13:
2940013108530
Publisher:
1001 Property Solutions LLC
Publication date:
08/13/2011
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