Spatiotemporal spawning patterns of smallmouth bass at its upstream invasion edge


Rubenson, E.S. & Olden, J.D.

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Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
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Climate change and land-use practices are causing widespread warming of streams, forcing resident species to adapt or migrate. For instance, in the John Day River, Oregon (Columbia River basin), rising temperatures are facilitating the range expansion of Smallmouth Bass Micropterus dolomieu into critical salmon rearing habitat. Understanding Smallmouth Bass reproductive ecology at its range boundaries is integral to understanding and ultimately predicting its upstream range expansion.

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