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

Maine Project


Life history variation in brook trout

January 2005 - January 2015


Personnel

Participating Agencies

  • Maine Sea Grant
  • MDIFW
Brook trout life history

This work is aimed at understanding the complexties of growth and life history "choice" in the context of managing for a fishery.

Research Publications Publication Date
Kazyak, D. and Zydlewski, J. (2012) High-Density Polyethylene Pipe: A New Material for Pass-By Passive Integrated Transponder Antennas. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 32(1):49-52. | Download January 2012
Jackson, C. and J. Zydlewski (2009) Summer movements of sub-adult brook trout, landlocked Atlantic salmon and smallmouth bass in the Rapid River, Maine. Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 24(4) 567-580. | Download December 2009
Risley, C.A.L. and J. Zydlewski (2010) Assessing the effects of catch and release regulations on a brook trout population using and age-structured model. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 30:1434-1444. | Download December 2010
Kazyak, D., Letcher, B.H., and Zydlewski, J. (2013) Growth variability of brook char (Salvelinus fontinalis) in Coastal Maine. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. doi: 10.1111/eff.12105 | Download September 2013
Presentations Presentation Date
Damkot, P., Coghlan, Jr., S., and Zydlewski, J. (2009) The influence of riparian forest characteristics on terrestrial invertebrate input and brook trout diet in headwater streams. 139th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Nashville Tennessee. August 30-September 3. September 2009
Kazyak, D., Zydlewski, J., and Letcher, B. (2009) Movement and habitat use of brook charr in coastal Maine. 139th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Nashville Tennessee. August 30-September 3. September 2009
Letcher, B. J.Zydlewski, T. Dubreuil, M. O'Donnell and B. Connery (2006) Brook trout growth and movements in a Maine coastal stream, Stanley Brook. Northeast sea-run trout meeting 2006. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Hadley, MA.. December 6. December 2006
Kazyak, D., Zydlewski, J., and Letcher, B. (2009) Movement and habitat use of brook charr in coastal Maine. 139th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Nashville Tennessee. August 30-September 3 August 2009
Kazyak D.C., Zydlewski, J., Letcher, B.(2010) Movement and growth of brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis) in coastal Maine. 140th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September 13-16. September 2010
Danylchuk, A., Letcher, B., Zydlewski, J., Whiteley, A., Dubrieul,T., and Hurley, S. (2011) Movement patterns of brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) inhabiting a restored coastal stream in Massachusetts: preliminary evidence of anadromy. 141th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Seattle, Washington. September 4-9. September 2011
Snook, E., Danylchuk, A., Letcher, B., Zydlewski, J., Whiteley, A., Dubreuil, T., and Hurley, S. (2012) Movement Patterns of Anadromous Brook Trout in a Restored Coastal Stream System in Southern Massachusetts. Oral presentation at the 142nd Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN. August 2012
Theses and Dissertations Publication Date
Jackson, C. 2009. MS Thesis: Fishing, Water Regulation and Competition: the Past, Present and Future of Brook Trout in the Rapid River, Maine. October 2010
Kayzak, D. 2011. Growth and movement of brook char (Salvelinus fontinalis) in coastal Maine. M.S. Thesis, University of Maine. May 2011