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
  • NOAA FISHERIES
  • MDIFW
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
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 September 2007
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. August 2008
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. August 2008
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. September 2009
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. March 2013
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. September 2011
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. August 2012
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