Table Bc11: Comparison of Bourbeuse River Smallmouth Bass Parameters with Courtois Creek and Other Areas

Table Bc11: Comparison of Bourbeuse River Smallmouth Bass Parameters with Courtois Creek and Selected Smallmouth Bass Management Areas

Bourbeuse 1994 Bourbeuse 1995 Bourbeuse 1996 Courtois 1973 Courtois 1991 Big Piney 1997 Meramec 1996 Big 1996
PSD1 38 40 36 37 39 30 32 33
RSD2-12 28 26 24 25 23 20 23 26
RSD-14 14 9 10 8 8 9 -- --
RSD-15 8 5 8 4 6 6 6 14
RSD-18 0.6 1.4 1.5 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.5 5

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)

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