Sample locations and results of fish species tested for the presence of m. cerebralis, the causative agent of whirling disease in Montana.
Display and/or analysis of whirling disease sample locations for Montana streams and lakes.
Time period of content:
Calendar date: 07/06/2013
Currentness reference: publication date
Maintenance and update frequency: Irregular
Access constraints: None
Users must assume responsibility to determine the usability of this data for their purposes. This data set is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) makes no representations or warranties whatsoever with respect to the accuracy or completeness of this data set and assumes no responsibility for the suitability of this data set for a particular purpose. FWP will not be liable for any damages incurred as a result of errors in this data set.
Attribute accuracy report: Detail, completeness, and accuracy varies by data source.
Logical consistency report: Varies by data source.
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Report: Varies by data source.
Information from multiple state-wide datasets were compiled into a master dataset to create this GIS layer, including the following sources:
1) National Fish Health Lab Data from the US Fish and Wildlife Service: http://www.fws.gov/aah/lr-inspection.html 2) Montana FWP Fish Health Lab database maintained by Ken Staigmiller 3) Montana FWP List of First detection maintained by Ken Staigmiller 4) Montana FWP Whirling Disease Grab Sample and Sentinel Cage databases maintained by Dick Vincent and Jody Hupka, Bozeman 1995 - 2006.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) provides these data without any warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. FWP shall not be liable for incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of the use of any data provided by FWP.