New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Native Fish Monitoring Data

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Fisheries Management Division monitors native fish throughout New Mexico. Data is collected across a variety of habitats and using a variety of different fish capture methods. Fish capture data is used to track trends and inform management and conservation of native fish populations. This dataset is a summary of the total number of fish captured, by species and sampling location for monitoring conducted by the Fisheries Management Division Native Fish Program.

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Field Value
Source Fisheries Management Division
Last Updated April 3, 2020, 13:53 (MDT)
Created March 6, 2020, 11:19 (MST)
Update Interval
Data Collection Procedures Data is collected by biologist in the Native Fish Program at New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Fisheries Management Division. Fish collection methods differ by species, habitat, and project objectives. Most common collection methods include backpack electrofishers, drag seines, and minnow traps.
Data Owner Organization New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Fisheries Management Division
Data Owner Contact Name Matthew Zeigler
Data Owner Contact Email matthew.zeigler@state.nm.us
Coordinate System NAD83, UTM Zone 12 and 13