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Lessons From The Grand Canyon: Dams Destabilize River Food Webs
2013-08-20 10:22:02

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies Managing fish in human-altered rivers is a challenge because their food webs are sensitive to environmental disturbance. So reports a new study in the journal Ecological Monographs, based on an exhaustive three-year analysis of the Colorado River in Glen and Grand Canyons. Food webs are used to map feeding relationships. By describing the structure of these webs, scientists can predict how plants and animals living in an ecosystem will respond to...

2010-07-08 21:00:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The third time is a charm. O'Mega Red has brought it forward with a MixTape Vol. 3, which is satiated with memorable tracks of evocative lyrics laid upon a bed of unforgettable beats. These are tracks which intelligently discuss the state of the world today and rock solid remedies for living now and into the future. And guiding this earth shattering MixTape is omnipresent O'Mega Red, premier rapper from the commonwealth of Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo:...

2008-10-02 09:00:18

By Stephen Speckman Deseret News A rare fish found only in Utah may become a snag in the Southern Nevada Water Authority's bid to pump water from sources along the state's border with Utah to Las Vegas. The Center for Biological Diversity, Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation and the Great Basin Chapter of Trout Unlimited on Wednesday filed a notice of intent to sue Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne regarding the issue of pumping water from the Snake Valley along the border....

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2005-05-11 07:29:55

PHOENIX (AP) -- Hundreds of endangered Gila chub fish evacuated from Sabino Creek in the wake of a fire that sent erosion and ash into the water were taken home Tuesday. Using nets and an electric-shock device, biologists and volunteers scooped out nearly 1,000 Gila chub from the creek in July 2003 because they were worried the fish could be wiped out by ash and debris. Since then, they've been living and breeding in captivity. But on Tuesday, 550 of the fish were redeposited into three...

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2005-04-04 21:15:16

HOOVER DAM, Nev. (AP) -- Water officials from California, Arizona and Nevada joined the federal government Monday in enacting a 50-year plan to protect the lower Colorado River and ensure states are able to get enough water and power from it. The $626 million agreement will benefit "the many important species, including humans, that rely on the Colorado River," said John Keys, commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation, during a ceremony at the base of the massive Hoover Dam. The program,...

2004-11-25 06:00:07

ANNA HAD lost eight stone for her impending marriage, the kind of achievement that would usually be the occasion for joyous celebration. But Anna was worried. Now that she was a mere 33 stone, would her future husband Tony still find her sexually attractive? The problem was that Tony was an FA, or a "Fat Admirer", and though he swore that it was Anna's personality that had finally persuaded him to settle down to the married life, she couldn't entirely shake the suspicion that his devotion...


Latest Chub Reference Libraries

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2009-01-13 19:58:20

The Bonytail Chub (Gila elegans) is a species of freshwater fish native to certain areas of Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada and Utah in the United States. Bonytail chub prefer backwaters with rocky or muddy bottoms and flowing pools, although they have been reported in swiftly moving water. They are mostly restricted to rocky canyons today, but were historically abundant in the wide downstream sections of rivers. It is the rarest of the endemic big-river fishes of the Colorado River. It...

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2007-04-10 16:32:44

The chub or European chub (Leuciscus cephalus) is a freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae. It frequents both slow and moderate rivers as well as canals and still waters of various kinds. The name chub also describes numerous other cyprinid fish in several North American genera, including Algansea, Erimystax, Gila, Hybopsis, Macrhybopsis, Nocomis, Notropis, and Semiotilus, as well as the unrelated sea chubs of the family Kyphosidae. It is also a regional name for fish such as Shortnose...

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