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General Information

Collection Site Name:

Amboaboa river - ARS/TR-28/IX/06-1

Also known as Ambomboa river

Co-ordinates:

15° 50’ 00" S

48° 42’ 53" E

901 feet above sea level

Type of Site:

Riverine

Width at date: 20’

Width at high water: 75-100’

Nearest Village/Town:

Amboaboa

Watershed/Tributaries:

Tributary of the Mangarahara river

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Site Details

Water Parameters:

pH: 8.04

Temperature: 78.0°F

Conductivity: 280.0µS

Substrate:

Area is bedrock slicks with deep pockets and fissures with some loose stone

Gravel in patches with some fine sand

Vegetation:

No instream vegetation observed

Partial overhead vegetation present in some patches.

Morphology:

 

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Collection Details

Date/Time Collected:

September 28th, 2006 @ 8:40 a.m.

Collection Methods:

Seine net, dip net, bare hands (by reaching under and into rock fissures Paretroplus nourissati was caught just as quickly as with a seine net).

Species Collected:

Paretroplus nourissati

Sauvagella robusta

Population Numbers:

Six P. nourissati captured in one hour

Approximately forty Sauvagella robusta captured in thirty minutes

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Other Information

General Comments:

 

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