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

Maine Project


Sea lamprey biology and interaction with Atlantic salmon in Maine rivers

January 2006 - January 2017


Personnel

Participating Agencies

  • Maine Sea Grant
  • NOAA FISHERIES
Lamprey biology

Sea lamprey are one of the most abundant Anadromous fishes returning to the Penobscot River. The influence of sea lamprey on habitat (through nest building) and productivity (through deposition of carcasses) is being assessed.

Research Publications Publication Date
Gardner, C. Coghlan, S., Zydlewski, J. (2012) Distribution and Abundance of Anadromous Sea Lamprey Spawners in a Fragmented Stream: Current Status and Potential Range Expansion Following Barrier Removal. Northeastern Naturalist 19(X):00-00. | Download 2012-01-31
Gardner, C. Coghlan, S., Zydlewski, J., and Saunders, R. (2011) Distribution and abundance of stream fishes in relation to barriers: Implications for monitoring stream recovery after barrier removal. River Research and Applications. DOI: 10.1002/rra.1572 | Download 2011-06-30
Presentations Presentation Date
Gardner, C., J., Coghlan, S., and Zydlewski, J. (2008) Monitoring changes in resident and anadromous fish communities in Sedgeunkedunk Stream (Penobscot Co., ME) after low head dam removal138th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Ottawa, Canada. August 17-21. 2008-08-17
Gardner, C. Coghlan, Jr., S., and Zydlewski, J. (2009) Monitoring changes in resident fish communities and anadromous sea lamprey in Sedgeunkedunk Stream (Penobscot Co., Maine) after low-head dam removal. 139th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Nashville Tennessee. August 30-September 3. 2009-09-03
Gardner, C. Coghlan, Jr., S., and Zydlewski, J. (2009) Monitoring changes in resident fish communities and anadromous sea lamprey in Sedgeunkedunk Stream (Penobscot Co., Maine) after low-head dam removal. Atlantic International Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Shelburne New Hampshire, September 20-22. 2009-09-22
Gardner, C. Coghlan, Jr., S., and Zydlewski, J. (2009) Monitoring changes in resident fish communities and anadromous sea lamprey in Sedgeunkedunk Stream (Penobscot Co., Maine) after low-head dam removal. The Diadromous Species Restoration Research Network Science Meeting - Restoration of Diadromous Fishes and Their Ecosystems: Confluence of Science and Restoration. University of Maine, Orono, Maine. July 22-24. 2009-07-22
Hogg,R., Coghlan Jr.,S., and Zydlewski, J. (2011) Barrier Removal in Sedgeunkedunk Stream: Sea Lamprey Recolonization and Implications for Atlantic Salmon Habitat Restoration. 2011 Coordinating Committee Meeting of the U.S. Geological Survey, Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. Orono, ME. April 12. 2011-04-12
Hogg,R., Coghlan Jr.,S., and Zydlewski, J. (2011) Barrier Removal in Sedgeunkedunk Stream: Sea Lamprey Recolonization and Implications for Atlantic Salmon Habitat Restoration. 2011 Coordinating Committee Meeting of the U.S. Geological Survey, Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. Orono, ME. April 12. 2011-04-12
Hogg,R., Coghlan Jr.,S., and Zydlewski, J. (2011) Barrier Removal in Sedgeunkedunk Stream: Sea Lamprey Recolonization and Implications for Atlantic Salmon Habitat Restoration. Penobscot Valley Audubon Chapter, Inez Boyd Environmental Research Award at Bangor Public Library, Podium Presentation, May 12. 2011-05-12
Hogg,R., Coghlan Jr.,S., and Zydlewski, J. (2012) Barrier removal in Sedgeunkedunk Stream: Sea lamprey recolonization and implications for Atlantic salmon habitat restoration. 2012 Coordinating Committee Meeting of the U.S. Geological Survey, Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. Orono, ME. March 20. 2012-03-20
Hogg, R., Coghlan Jr., S., Zydlewski, J., and Gardner, C. (2012) Barrier removal in Sedgeunkedunk Stream: Sea lamprey recolonization and implications for Atlantic salmon habitat restoration. 2012 Forum, Atlantic Salmon and their Ecosystems, Bangor Maine January 10-11. 2012-01-10
Theses and Dissertations Publication Date
Gardner, C. 2010. Distribution and abundance of fishes in relation to barriers: Implications for monitoring stream recovery after barrier removal. M.S. Thesis. 2010-05-31