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Title: Using the index of biotic integrity (IBI) to measure environmental quality in warmwater streams of Wisconsin.
Author: Lyons, John
Publication: General Technical Report NC-149. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Key Words: fish, bioassessment, biomonitoring, species richness, community structure
Abstract: Describes an index based on attributes of fish assemblages that has proven effective in assessing biotic integrity and environmental health in intermediate-sized, warmwater (i.e., too warm for salmonids) streams and rivers of Wisconsin. Provides detailed guidelines for applying this index.
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