WFC50FishLabHomework

WFC50FishLabHomework - in each watershed? 5. Were some...

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WFC50 Lab/Discussion Exercise. Week of Jan. 12, 2009. Lisa C. Thompson California Fish Website exercise Go to the California Fish Website: http://calfish.ucdavis.edu/ In the main menu go to Fish Search By Location . Click on the county you’re from (except Alpine). If you’re from outside California , click on any county you’re interested in (again, except Alpine). Questions: 1. How many watersheds are in your chosen county? 2. How many native fish species are in each watershed ? 3. Choose a species from one of these watersheds, by clicking on that species name (preferably a species that has a photo). Take a moment to read about the species’ life history. a) Common name b) Describe the fish’s body shape and predict what habitat it may prefer. c) What temperature does it prefer? d) What does it eat? 4. Go back to Fish Search By Location (map with counties) and choose a county far away from your first county. How many watersheds are in this second county, and how many native species
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Unformatted text preview: in each watershed? 5. Were some native species present across many watersheds? If yes, give an example. 6. From the main page, in the main menu go to California Fish Species . Scan down the page and note which species are native or non-native. Approximately what proportion of the species are native? 7. Choose a non-native species that has a photo (the following species have photos: black bullhead, bluegill, brook trout, brown bullhead, brown trout, channel catfish, common carp, green sunfish, kokanee, lake trout, largemouth bass, Mississippi silverside, northern pike, pumpkinseed, redear sunfish, shimofuri goby, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, striped bass, white catfish, yellowfin goby). a) Common name b) Describe the fishs body shape and predict what habitat it may prefer. c) What temperature does it prefer? d) What does it eat?...
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