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


Personnel

Participating Agencies

  • Maine Department of Inland Fish and Wildlife
  • MDIFW
  • NOAA FISHERIES
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 2012-05-31
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 2013-01-31
Presentations Presentation Date
Gorsky, D., Zydlewski,J., Basley, D.(2007) Characterizing movement and habitat use of lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) in Clear Lake,Maine. 137th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. San Francisco, CA. September 2-6 2007-09-01
Gorsky, D., Zydlewski,J., Basley, D.(2008) Characterizing basic movements and habitat use of lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) in Clear Lake, Maine. 138th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Ottawa, Canada. August 17-21. 2008-08-17
Gorsky, D., Zydlewski, J. and Kling, L. (2008) Intraspecific competition in lake whitefish; the interactive effect of food availability and fish density on growth rates in a laboratory setting. 138th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Ottawa, Canada. August 17-21. 2008-08-17
Gorsky, D. and Zydlewski, J (2009) Who is responsible for larval recruitment failure of lake whitefish in Maine? The role of intraguild predation by introduced rainbow smelt. 139th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Nashville Tennessee. August 30-September 3. 2009-09-03
Ratten, S., and Zydlewski, J. (2013) An evaluation of reintroduced lake whitefish in St. Froid Lake. Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Annual Meeting, University of Maine, Orono, Maine. INVITED. March 21. 2013-03-21
Ratten, S. and Zydlewski, J. (2011) Growth and movements of lake whitefish in two Maine lakes. 141th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Seattle, Washington. September 4-9. 2011-09-04
Ratten, S. and Zydlewski, J. (2012) Evaluating lake whitefish reintroduction in St. Froid Lake, Winterville, Maine. Oral presentation at the 142nd Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN. 2012-08-21
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. 2011-05-31