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Berendzen, P.B., J.F. Dugan, and J.J. Feltz. 2008. Establishing conservation units and population genetic parameters of fishes of greatest conservation need distributed in southeast Minnesota. Final report submitted to the State Wildlife Grants Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 44 pp. State Wildlife Grants Program final report.
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Berg, J.A., T.A. Petersen, Y. Anderson, and R. Baker. 2004. Hydrogeology of the Rock River watershed, Minnesota and associated off-channel habitats of the Topeka shiner. Final report submitted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 13+ pp.
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Ceas, P.A. and K.A. Larson. 2010. Topeka shiner monitoring in Minnesota: year seven. Final report submitted to the Division of Ecological Resources, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 10+ pp.
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Ceas, P.A. and K.A. Larson. 2009. Topeka shiner monitoring in Minnesota: year six. Final report submitted to the Division of Ecological Resources, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 9+ pp.
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Ceas, P.A. and K.A. Larson. 2008. Topeka shiner monitoring in Minnesota: year five. Final report submitted to the Division of Ecological Resources, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 10+ pp.
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Ceas, P.A. and A.M. Plain. 2007. Topeka shiner monitoring in Minnesota: year four. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame R/consgrant_repesearch Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 7+ pp.
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Ceas, P.A. and Y.A. Monstad. 2006. Topeka shiner monitoring in Minnesota: year three. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 7+ pp.
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Ceas, P.A. and Y.A. Monstad. 2005. Results of a pilot monitoring project for Topeka shiners in southwestern Minnesota: year two. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 7+ pp.
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Ceas, P.A. and Y.C. Anderson. 2004. Results of a pilot monitoring project for Topeka shiners in southwestern Minnesota. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 9+ pp.
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Cochran, P.A., and T.C. Pettinelli. 1987. Northern and southern brook lampreys (Ichthyomyzon fossor and I. gagei) in Minnesota. Final report submitted to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 15 pp.
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Dahle, S.P. 2001. Studies of the Topeka Shiner (Notropis topeka) life history and distribution in Minnesota. M.S. Thesis, University of Minnesota. 75 p.
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Dahle, S.P. 2000. Life history and distribution studies of the endangered Topeka Shiner in Minnesota, 2000. Report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 7 pp.
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Dahle, S.P. and J.T. Hatch. 2002. Gauging the threat of predation on the Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka)in Minnesota. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 13 pp.
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Hatch, J.T. 1997. Resource utilization and life history of the crystal darter, Crystallaria asprella (Jordan), in the lower Mississippi River, Minnesota. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 27 pp.
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Hatch, J.T. 1986. Comparative growth, reproduction, habitat and food utilization of darters of the St. Croix River drainage. Final report submitted to Nongame Wildlife Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 39+ pp.
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Hatch, J.T. 1986. Life history of the Least darter in Dinner Creek, Becker County, Minnesota. Final report submitted to the Nongame Wildlife Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 26 pp.
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Hatch, J.T. and S. Besaw. 1998. Diverse food use in Minnesota populations of the Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka). Report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
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Koehle, J.J. 2006. The effects of high temperature, low dissolved oxygen, and asian tapeworm infection on growth and survival of the Topeka shiner, Notropis topeka. M.S. Thesis, University of Minnesota. 44 pp.
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Kuitunen, A. 2001. Microhabitat and instream flow needs of the Topeka Shiner in the Rock River watershed, MN. Final report submitted to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 12+ pp.
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Mundahl, N.D. 1996. Population status and habitat requirements of the American brook lamprey in southeastern Minnesota. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 15+ pp.
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Mundahl, N.D. 1994. Distribution of fish species within ten watersheds in southeastern Minnesota. Final report submitted to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Unpaged.
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Near, T.J., and L.M. Page. 1999. Molecular systematics and speciation of the gilt darter (Percina evides) in the St. Croix river drainage. Final report submitted to the Nongame Wildlife Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 31 pp.
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Peterson, A.R. 1974. Distribution of the larger fishes in Minnesota lakes, 1948 to 1967. Final report submitted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 6+ pp.
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Porterfield, J., and P. Ceas. 2012. Life histories of the northern longear sunfish (Lepomis megalotis peltastes) and pugnose shiner (Notropis anogenus) in Minnesota, with examinations of other rare non-game fishes. Final report submitted to the State Wildlife Grants Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 63 pp. State Wildlife Grants Program final report.
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Porterfield, J., and P. Ceas. 2008. Distribution, abundance and genetic diversity of the longear sunfish (Lepomis megalotis) in Minnesota, with determination of important populations. Final report submitted to the State Wildlife Grants Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 86 pp. State Wildlife Grants Program final report.
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Proulx, N. 2005. Status and critical habitat of threatened, special concern, and rare fish species in nonwadeable portions of the Minnesota River. Final report submitted to the State Wildlife Grants Program. 18 pp. State Wildlife Grants Program final report.
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Proulx, N. 2005. Status and critical habitat of threatened, special concern, and rare fish species in nonwadeable portions of the St. Croix River basin. Final report submitted to the State Wildlife Grants Program. 20 pp. State Wildlife Grants Program final report.
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Quinn, J.W. 1994. Creation and assessment of an index of biotic integrity for coldwater, southeastern Minnesota streams. Final report submitted to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Unpaged.
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Quinn, J.W., and N.D. Mundahl. 1994. Effects of trout stream habitat rehabilitation projects on nongame fish communities in five southeastern Minnesota streams. Final report submitted to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 14+ pp.
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Schmidt, K.P. 2004. Paddlefish (Polyodon spathula) survey results in the Mississippi River from St. Paul to Red Wing. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 22 pp.
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Schmidt, K.P. 2000. Stream survey results for the gravel chub (Erimystax x-punctatus), slender madtom (Noturus exilis), and bluntnose darter (Etheostoma chlorosomum) in southeastern Minnesota. Final report submitted to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 14+ pp.
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Schmidt, K.P. 1995. The distribution and sampling gear vulnerability of the crystal darter (Crystallaria asprella) in Minnesota. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 28 pp.
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Schmidt, K.P. 1993. Minnesota state parks fish species lists . Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 200 pp.
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Schmidt, K.P. 1993. Stream survey results for the gravel chub (Erimystax x-punctatus) and black redhorse (Moxostoma duquesnei) in Southeastern Minnesota. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 6 pp.
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Schmidt, K.P. 1991. Stream survey results for the slender madtom (Notunes exilis), crystal darter (Ammocrypta asprella) and bluntnose darter (Etheostoma chlorosomum) in southeastern Minnesota. Final report submitted to the Natural Heritage and Nongame Research Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 12+ pp.
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Schmidt, K.P. 1990. Fishes of the Knife Lake watershed in Kanabec and Mille Lacs counties of Minnesota. Final report submitted to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 13 pp.
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Schmidt, K., and N. Proulx. 2009. Status and critical habitat of special concern and rare fish species in lakes within seven counties in Minnesota. Final report submitted to the State Wildlife Grants Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 16 pp. State Wildlife Grants Program final report.
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Schmidt, K., and N. Proulx. 2009. Status and critical habitat of rare fish species in the Mississippi River from the Coon Rapids Dam to the Iowa border. Final report submitted to the State Wildlife Grants Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 29 pp. State Wildlife Grants Program final report. State Wildlife Grants Program final report.
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Schuldt, J., M. Lapp, and R.A. Bellig. 1986. Distribution and habitat selection of the shovelnose sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus platorynchus) in the Minnesota River. Final report submitted to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 18 pp.
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