Manual of Fisheries Survey Methods II

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    2. Create sub-directory "Forms" under "Manual"
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FOREWORD and TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER 1:
Introduction to Survey Manual
CHAPTER 2:
Modules for Lake and Stream Surveys
CHAPTER 3:
Fishing Gear
CHAPTER 4:
Forms - Uses and Points of Clarification
CHAPTER 5:
Survey Reports
CHAPTER 6:
Sample Size for Biological Studies
CHAPTER 7:
Stream Fish Population Estimates by Mark-and-Recapture and Depletion Methods
CHAPTER 8:

Lake Fish Population Estimates by Mark-and-Recapture Methods
--- includes errata for page 7 (5/12/03)

CHAPTER 9:
Age and Growth Methods and State Averages
CHAPTER 10:
Mapping Lakes with Echo Sounders
CHAPTER 11:
Instructions for Winter Lake Mapping
CHAPTER 12:
Three Methods for Computing the Volume of a Lake
CHAPTER 13:
The Coefficient of Condition of Fish
CHAPTER 14:
Conducting Roving and Access Site Angler Surveys
CHAPTER 15:
Weighted Average Length and Weighted Age Composition
CHAPTER 16:
Endangered and Threatened Fishes in Michigan
CHAPTER 17:
Length-Weight Relationships
CHAPTER 18:
Sampling Zooplankton in Lakes
CHAPTER 19:
Measurement of Stream Velocity and Discharge
CHAPTER 20:
Michigan Stream Classification: 1967 System
CHAPTER 21:
Interpreting Fish Population and Community Indices
CHAPTER 22:
Guidelines for Sampling Warmwater Rivers with Rotenone
CHAPTER 23:
Guidelines for Evaluating Walleye and Muskie Recruitment
CHAPTER 24:
Aquatic Nuisance Species Control Policy for Fisheries Division Field Surveys
CHAPTER 25A:
GLEAS Procedure #51 Survey Protocols for Wadable Rivers
CHAPTER 25B:
GLEAS Procedure 51 Metric Scoring and Interpretation
CHAPTER 26:
Stream Status and Trends Program Sampling Protocols

forms

Explained in Chapter 4 and listed here for downloading