Herman {FSAdata}R Documentation

Lengths for Walleye, Yellow Perch, Black Crappie, and Black Bullheads from Lake Herman, SD.

Description

Total lengths of Walleye (Sander vitreus), Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens), Black Crappie (Pomoxis nigromaculatus), and Black Bullheads (Ameiurus melas) for four years in Lake Herman, SD.

Format

A data frame of 5931 observations on the following 3 variables:

tl

Total lengths (cm).

spec

Species codes (wae=walleye, yep=yellow perch, bkc=black crappie, and bbh=black bullhead).

yr

Capture years.

Details

Lake Herman was sampled on June 20-22, 2005 with four overnight gillnet sets and 10 overnight trapnet sets. The trapnets were constructed with 19-mm (0.75 in) bar-mesh netting, 0.9 m high x 1.5 m wide (3 ft high x 5 ft wide) frames and 18.3 m (60 ft) long leads. The gillnets were 45.7 m long x 1.8 m deep (150 ft long x 6 ft deep) with one 7.6 m (25 ft) panel each of 13, 19, 25, 32, 38 and 51-mm (0.5, 0.75, 1, 1.25, 1.5, and 2 in) bar-mesh monofilament netting.

Topic(s)

Source

From a South Dakota Fish and Game report that was (does not appear to be there (or anywhere) now) at http://www.sdgfp.info/Wildlife/fishing/SELakes/Herman05.pdf.

Examples

data(Herman)
str(Herman)
head(Herman)
op <- par(mfrow=c(2,2),pch=19)
### Four (of 16 possible) examples
with(subset(Herman,spec=="bbh" & yr==2003),hist(tl,main="Black Bullhead, 2003"))
with(subset(Herman,spec=="bkc" & yr==2001),hist(tl,main="Black Crappie, 2001"))
with(subset(Herman,spec=="yep" & yr==2003),hist(tl,main="Yellow Perch, 2003"))
with(subset(Herman,spec=="wae" & yr==1999),hist(tl,main="Walleye, 1999"))
par(op)


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