RE: NANFA-- F W invertebrates as water quality indicators

mcclurg luke e (
Fri, 10 Dec 1999 15:08:26 -0600 (CST)

I was doing a research paper about the human impacts on native Kansas
fish populations this semester and came across and interesting thesis that
was done on using invertebrates and fishes as environmental indicators in
the mining areas in Kansas. The crayfish sampled had higher levels of
pollutants in their bodies than the fish species (Lepomis humilis). And
the sediments contained higher amounts than any living organism. It was
an interesting subject. Unfortunately, I don't remember the author or the
title off the top of my head. It was published at Emporia State
University. If anyone is curious, I'll try to find the author's name.


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