new jersey department of environmental protection  
Water Monitoring & Standards
njdep home about dep index by topic programs and units dep online
Metric 10

Proportion of Individuals with DELT Anomalies

(excluding blackspot disease)

 

This metric provides a relative measure of the condition of individual fish.

Similar to metric 9, this metric is especially useful in distinguishing streams with serious

water quality impacts. This metric is intended to detect impacts in streams highly

contaminated by chemicals. A significant relationship between the incidence of blackspot

disease and environmental quality has not been established for New Jersey streams. As a

result, blackspot disease is excluded from use in this metric.



contact us privacy notice legal statement

 

home: water monitoring and standards home

department: njdep home | about dep | index by topic | programs/units | dep online
statewide: njhome | my new jersey | people | business | government | departments | search

Copyright © State of New Jersey, 1996-2013
Department of Environmental Protection
P. O. Box 402
Trenton, NJ 08625-0402

Last Updated: June 19, 2009

njdep homeabout depindex by topicprograms and unitsdep online nj homemy new jerseynj peoplenj businessnj governmentdepartments