Re: NANFA-- Spawning in high water
Sat, 26 May 2001 19:15:02 EDT

In a message dated 5/26/01 4:35:09 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< Someone asked me an interesting question yesterday:

If there is excess rain and creeks are unusually high and fast during
spawning time, are some fishes forced to delay spawning or spawn in
undesirable locations? >>

We've seen bad spawning years associated with either excessive flooding or
drought. Some things seem to delay spawning, but fish that have already
spawned (madtoms are one example we've seen) can have nests washed away. Some
of these aren't capable of spawning again for the season.


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