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Whirling disease in the Crowsnest River

Description

In 2019, Alberta Environment and Parks conducted a comprehensive study to understand the impact of whirling disease on rainbow trout populations in the Crowsnest River. This document provides a brief background on whirling disease, a summary of the Crowsnest River study, and an adaptive management plan to address whirling disease in the Crowsnest River.

Updated

August 1, 2020

Tags
Crowsnest River Myxobolus cerebralis TAM Tubifex tubifex electrofish myxospore rainbow trout sentinel whirling disease

Title and publication information

Type
Fact Sheet
Extent

6 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Environment and Parks

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Spatial Coverage

Crowsnest River

Spatial Coverage

Oldman River

Start Date

2019-06-01

End Date

2019-10-01

Resource Dates

Date Created

2020-08-01

Date Added

2020-09-17T21:02:31.646761

Date Modified

2020-08-01

Date Issued

2020-08-01

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (pdf)

9781460148419

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Environment and Parks

Contact Email

AEP.Whirl@gov.ab.ca

Contact Other

Resource Stewardship Division, Fish and Wildlife Stewardship