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Use of Telemetry to Assess Potential Effects of Schoharie Reservoir Waters on Trout Populations in the Upper Esopus Creek


August 2009 - March 2011


To use fish telemetry and temperature data to document differences in trout rates of movement (and use of thermal refuges), apparent survival, and growth at two reaches in the Upper Esopus Creek, an upstream control reach, and a impact reach downstream of the portal.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 95

Masters Students: 238

Phd Students: 144

Post Docs: 54

University Staff: 239

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 673

Scientific Publications: 1905

Presentations: 4235



  • William FisherPrincipal Investigator

Funding Agencies

  • Cooperative Research Unit Program

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey