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Brine shrimp harvester update

October 5

Dear Brine Shrimp Harvester

The results of all sampling runs on the south arm of Great Salt Lake conducted since August 25th, 2010 are presented below. All values are per liter of lake water:

  8/31/10 9/7/10 9/13/10 9/23/10 9/27/10
Cysts 50.12 88.69 42.67 165.98 106.03
Nauplii 1.30 5.48 12.42 19.57 11.10
Juveniles 0.16 0.24 1.63 2.34 1.84
Males 0.38 0.38 0.68 2.24 1.62
Females 0.09 0.12 0.32 0.88 0.79
Females with eggs 0.07 0.05 0.11 0.24 0.14
Females with cysts 0.16 0.18 0.19 0.54 0.32

The cumulative harvest poundage totals through harvest day October 4, 2010 are listed below:

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