Queen Creek 2017 Aquatic Species and Habitat Surveys for Arizona Game and Fish Department
In October 2017, the Arizona Game and Fish Department conducted fish and aquatic herpetological surveys along Queen Creek on Tonto National Forest and Boyce Thompson State Park lands downstream of the Superior Waste Water Treatment Plant and documented >240 juvenile and adult lowland leopard frogs (Rana yavapaiensis), as well as multiple age classes of green sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus).
Warnecke, D., M. Dahlberg, S. Lashway, K. Smith, N. Robb, and A. Smith. 2018. Queen Creek 2017 Aquatic Species and Habitat Surveys for Arizona Game and Fish Department - DRAFT. Technical report. Phoenix: Arizona Game and Fish Department. December.
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