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Fish mortality resulting from delayed effects of fire in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem

Author(s): Michael K. Young, Michael A. Bozek
Year Published: 1994
Description:

During the 1988 fires in the GYE, Minshall et al. (1989) observed fish kills in streams, but the extent and causes of mortality were not reported. While conducting other studies of watersheds in the GYE, we observed a fish kill in a burned watershed that occurred two years after the fires. In this paper we describe aspects of this fish kill and relate them to hydrologic conditions in this stream with an unburned watershed. ©1994 Brigham Young University. Abstract reproduced by permission.

Citation: Young, M. K.; Bozek, Michael A. 1994. Fish mortality resulting from delayed effects of fire in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem. Great Basin Naturalist. 54: 91-95.
Topic(s): Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order, Aquatic Life, Water
Ecosystem(s): Riparian woodland/shrubland
Document Type: Book or Chapter or Journal Article
NRFSN number: 8153
FRAMES RCS number: 5396
Record updated: Nov 20, 2018