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Habitat Suitability Index Models: Northern pike

FWS/OBS 82/10.17

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Abstract

The habitat use information and Habitat Suitability Index (HSI) models presented in this document are intended for use in impact assessment and habitat management activities. Literature concerning the habitat requirements and preferences of northern pike is reviewed and then synthesized into HSI models, which are scaled to produce an index between 0 (unsuitable habitat) and 1 (optimal habitat). Assumptions used to transform habitat use information into these quantitative models are noted, and guidelines for model application are described. Other models found in the literature which may also be used to calculate an HSI are cited.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
Federal Government Series
Title:
Habitat Suitability Index Models: Northern pike
Series title:
FWS/OBS
Series number:
82/10.17
Subseries:
Habitat Suitability Index
Year Published:
1982
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Contributing office(s):
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
v, 40 p.