End of Hopps Bay

Hopps Bay

Ontario, Canada

The site is a soft-bottomed and muddy, sheltered wetland with high vegetation. The water is clear but shallow - some tripping hazards such as tires, a sunken rowboat, and branches from a beaver dam nearby.

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Emma Ehrenfeld

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For the Secchi depth the vegetation there is so dense we can't physically see past .1m

Plants: fragrant white pondlilies, SAGO PONDWEED, flowering rush, elodea, tapegrass, pickrelweed, flat top sedge, flatstem pondweed, fanwort, nitellopsis.
Reptiles: Map turtle!
Fish: Gar, ROCK BASS, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, blackchin shiner, pumpkinseed sunfish, bluegill sunfish, brook stickleback, tubenose goby, round goby.
Birds: bald eagle, great blue heron, red winged blackbird, sparrow species.
Inverts: DRAGONFLIES, water striders, whirlygig beetles.

Invasive species: tubenose and round gobies, flowering sedge, nitellopsis algae.

09 Aug 12:35 by Emma Ehrenfeld

Birds: bank swallows, great blue heron, double crested cormorants.
Plants: Pickrelweed, yellow pondlilies, white fragrant pondlillies, Eurasian milfoil, elodea, sago, coontail, curlyleaf pondweed, cattails.
Fish: Pumpkinseed sunfish, rock bass, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, brown bullhead (and many young of the year), killifish.
Species at risk: Cutlip minnow.
Insects: Widow Skimmer Dragonfly, other dragonfly nymphs, amphipods,
Amphibians: Green frogs, bullfrogs, and American toads.
Mammal: Beaver

13 Jul 10:15 by Emma Ehrenfeld