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Climate change and spawning habitat

Posted date: December 04, 2014
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Authors: Buffington, John M.;
Document type: Briefing Papers


Snowmelt-dominated basins in northern latitudes provide critical habitat for salmonids. As such, these systems may be especially vulnerable to climate change because of potential shifts in the frequency, magnitude, and timing of flows that can scour incubating embryos.

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