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#483770 - 12/05/17 02:42 PM Re: Scuds. [Re: azteca]
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Registered: 11/26/09
Posts: 106
Loc: .
They are most abundant here when falling leaves dominate food chain. During warm season they become down right hard to find. Exceptions are populations occurring in springs (not appropriate for pond stocking) and the sometimes hard to find Hyalella spp. I seldom fine abundant Hyalella sp. except in some catfish ponds. Sight oriented fish seem to keep numbers too low for effective harvesting.

#483777 - 12/05/17 04:00 PM Re: Scuds. [Re: canyoncreek]
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Registered: 08/16/14
Posts: 680
Loc: in the mountains
Originally Posted By: canyoncreek
Have you had just as much success seeing/netting them in the middle of the summer when you were there? I'm not sure why folks who harvest them focus on through the ice or at ice out.

Canyon - Summer is the only time we have ever messed with them. That video was during the Summer. I have never paid attention to them any other time.

I would imagine that if I ever get the Trout to survive the Winter and reproduce my scud numbers would eventually decline.

#483811 - 12/06/17 03:38 PM Re: Scuds. [Re: azteca]
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Registered: 07/08/16
Posts: 79

I see a lot of Azteca in the vernal pool with the asellus.

I wonder if the Gammarus can live in the vernal pool.


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