Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Texas
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Texas Project


Assessing the feasibility of using acoustic monitoring for Burbot conservation, management, and production

February 2015 - January 2016


Personnel

Participating Agencies

  • Kootenai Tribe of Idaho

This project represents a pilot study to determine whether the calls reportedly produced by Burbot during spawning can be used to locate spawning grounds, quantify spawning activity, and enhance production of the species in hatcheries.

Research Publications Publication Date
Grabowski TB. 2016. Assessing the feasibility of using acoustic monitoring for Burbot conservation, management, and production. Report provided by the Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Program under agreement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. U.S. Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Cooperator Science Series FWS/CSS-118-2016, National Conservation Training Center. | Abstract | Download | Publisher Website 2016-03-31
Grabowski TB, SP Young, & P Cott. 2019. Looking for love under the ice: Using passive acoustics to detect burbot (Lota lota: Gadidae) spawning activity . Freshwater Biology. doi: 10.1111/fwb.13314 | Abstract 2019-04-30
Presentations Presentation Date
Alejandrez C, TB Grabowski, & SP Young. Can passive acoustic monitoring provide estimates of Burbot spawning activity? 2016 Annual Meeting of the Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. Kerrville, Texas. 21-23 January 2016. 2016-01-21