Table Bc10: Bourbeuse River 1996 Smallmouth Bass Population Parameters (%)

Table Bc10: Bourbeuse River 1996 Smallmouth Bass Population Parameters (%)

  Union to Goodes Mill (%) Mayer’s to Union (%) Reickers to Mayer’s (%) Noser Mill to Reickers (%) All Combined (%)
Smallmouth
PSD1 45.6 46.1 35.3 20.0 35.6
RSD2-12 27.9 33.7 25.3 8.0 23.6
RSD-14 17.6 15.7 8.1 4.0 10.0
RSD-15 14.7 13.5 5.9 1.0 7.5
RSD-16 13.2 10.1 3.6 1.0 5.6
RSD-17 5.9 6.7 2.7 0.0 3.3
RSD-18 1.5 6.7 0.0 0.0 1.5
Largemouth
PSD 37.5 50.0 60.0 61.5 54.1
RSD-14 25.0 20.0 40.0 15.4 26.2
RSD-15 25.0 20.0 20.0 7.7 18.0
RSD-16 25.0 15.0 20.0 0.0 14.8
RSD-17 25.0 10.0 20.0 0.0 13.1
RSD-18 12.5 5.0 10.0 0.0 6.6
Spotted Bass
PSD 28.6 42.9 29.2 33.3 31.1
RSD-12 19.0 14.3 16.7 33.3 19.7
RSD-14 4.8 0.0 8.3 11.1 6.6
RSD-15 0.0 0.0 0.0 11.1 1.6
RSD-16 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
RSD-17 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
RSD-18 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
% composition stock3
Smallmouth 70.1 76.7 83.4 82.0 79.7
Largemouth 8.2 17.2 7.5 10.7 10.2
  21.6 6.0 9.1 7.4 10.2

1Equation: PSD or Proportional Stock Density = (quality size fish)/(stock size fish of 7-8")

2Equation: RSD or Relative Stock Density = (quality equal to 12, 14 inches, etc)/ stock size)

3Equation: % Composition Stock = percentage of total stock size fish that are smallmouth, largemouth, or spotted bass.

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