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

Maine Project


Penobscot River American shad; status and recovery

January 2010 - October 2013


Personnel

Participating Agencies

  • TNC
  • CRU
American shad in the Penobscot River

Recovery of American shad in the Penobscot River is being informed by population estimates based upon DIDSON imaging technology.

Research Publications Publication Date
Bailey, M. and Zydlewski, J. (2013) Assessing restoration of an extant population of American shad with supplemental stocking. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 33:459-467 | Download January 2013
Grote, A., Bailey, M., and Zydlewski, J. (2014) Migration and spawning behavior of American shad in the Penobscot River Maine. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 143:552-563. | Download March 2014
Grote, A., Bailey, M., Zydlewski, J., Hightower, J. 2014 Multibeam sonar (DIDSON) assessment of American shad (Alosa sapidissima) approaching a hydroelectric dam. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 71:545-558. | Download November 2013
Presentations Presentation Date
Grote, A., Bailey, M. and Zydlewski, J. (2011) Establishing Baselines for American Shad in the Penobscot River. Department of Marine Resources, Bangor, Maine. April 14. INVITED. April 2011
Bailey, M., Grote, A. and Zydlewski, J. (2010) American shad in the Penobscot River: Choosing recovery tools. 140th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September 13-16. September 2010
Grote, A., Bailey, M. and Zydlewski, J. (2011) Establishing Baselines for American Shad in the Penobscot River Presentation. The Nature Conservancy, Brunswick Maine. March 22. INVITED. March 2011
Grote, A., Zydlewski, J., Bailey, M., Lipsky, C. (2010) Who's knocking on the door? Using DIDSON to assess the presence of American shad in the Penobscot River. 140th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September 13-16. September 2010
Bailey, M., Zydlewski, J., Grote, A. (2012) DIDSON Assessment of Fish Approaching an Hydroelectric Dam. Oral presentation at the Atlantic International Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Averill, VT. September 23, 2012. September 2012
Grote, A., Zydlewski, J., and Bailey, M. (2012)Exploring the movements of migratory fish in the Penobscot River using DIDSON Technology. 2012 Coordinating Committee Meeting of the U.S. Geological Survey, Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. Orono, ME. March 20. March 2012
Grote, A., Zydlewski, J., and Bailey, M. (2012) River American shad: establishing baselines prior to restoration. 2012 Forum, Atlantic Salmon and their Ecosystems, Bangor Maine January 10-11. January 2012
Grote, A., Zydlewski, J., and Bailey, M. (2013) Demography and movements of spawning American shad (Alosa sapidissima) in the Penobscot River, Maine, prior to dam removal. Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Annual Meeting, University of Maine, Orono, Maine. INVITED. March 21. March 2013
Zydlewski, J., Grote,A., Bailey,M., and Hightower, J. (2013) Penobscot River American shad; who’s here and who cares? Poster presentation to DSSRN, January 10. January 2013
Theses and Dissertations Publication Date
Grote 2013. M.S. Migration and spawning behavior of a remnant population of American shad (Alosa sapidissima) prior to dam removal. May 2013