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

Maine Project

Ecology and movements of Lake whitefish in Maine

January 2004 - October 2013


Participating Agencies

  • Maine Department of Inland Fish and Wildlife
Lake whitefish in Maine

This project is aimed at characterizing habitat use and growth of lake whitefish in Maine in the context of invasive species and climate change

Research Publications Publication Date
Gorsky, D., Zydlewski, J. and Basely, D. (2012) Characterizing seasonal and diel vertical movement and habitat use of lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) in Clear Lake, Maine. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. | Download May 2012
Gorsky, D. and Zydlewski, J. (2013) Evaluation of size dependant predation rates and efficiency of adult post-spawned rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) on larval lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) in a laboratory setting. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 33(1):163-169. | Download January 2013
Theses and Dissertations Publication Date
Gorsky, D. 2011. Lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) habitat utilization, early life history, and interactions with rainbow smelt(Osmerus mordax) in northern Maine. Ph.D. Dissertation. May 2011