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Tarplee reports on a study of fish populations located in two northeastern swamp streams, Duke and Hoggard Mill Creek, conducted from May to August 1972, to determine their composition and magnitude.
Bonefishes (family Albulidae) are cosmopolitan fishes that inhabit sand and grass flats of tropical seas. The current status of bonefishes in North Carolina was reviewed and a sixth bonefish species (Albula vulpes) was identified near Cape Hatteras.
The North Carolina Division of Environmental Management recently studied the toxicity of selenium in freshwater. Selenium was a priority review because the decline of fish populations in Hyco and Belews Lakes had been associated with the chemical. The study confirms that the present selenium criteria are adequate to protect freshwater aquatic life.