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Daniel Weaver

Research Publications

  • 81. Weaver, D., Ratten, S., Coghlan, Jr., S., and Sherwood, G., and Zydlewski, J. (2018) Age and growth of a native, lightly exploited, population of lake whitefish Coregonus clupeaformis in a small natural lake in Maine, USA. Northeastern Naturalist 25(4):599-610. DOI: 10.1656/045.025.0406 Download  | 
  • Weaver, D., Coghlan Jr., S., Greig, H., Klemmer, A., Perkins, L., and Zydlewski, J. (2018) Subsidies from anadromous sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus)
    carcasses function as a reciprocal nutrient exchange between
    marine and freshwaters. River Research and Applications. DOI: 10.1002/rra.3291
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  • Weaver, D., Coghlan Jr., S. and Zydlewski, J. (2018) The influence of nutrients from carcasses of sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) on larval growth and spawner abundance. Fisheries Bulletin. 116:142–152, DOI: 10.7755/FB.116.2.3 Download  | 
  • Weaver, D., Coghlan Jr., S. and Zydlewski, J. (2018) Effects of sea lamprey substrate modification and carcass nutrients on macroinvertebrate assemblages in a small Atlantic coastal stream. Journal of Freshwater Ecology, 33:1, 19-30, DOI: 10.1080/02705060.2017.1417168 Download  | 
  • Weaver, D., Coghlan, S., and Zydlewski, J. (2016) Sea Lamprey Carcasses Exert Local and Variable Food Web Effects in a Nutrient-limited Atlantic Coastal Stream. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.(online) DOI: 10.1139/cjfas-2015-0506 Download  | 
  • Weaver, D., Coghlan, S., and Zydlewski, J. (2015) Decomposition of Sea Lamprey Carcasses: Temperature Effects, Nutrient Dynamics, and Implications for Stream Food Webs. Hydrobiologia. On line - DOI 10.1007/s10750-015-2302-5. Download  | 
  • Weaver, D.M., T.J. Kwak, and K.H. Pollock. 2014. Sampling characteristics and calibration of snorkel counts to estimate stream fish populations. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 34:1159-1166.
  • Weaver, D.M. and T.J. Kwak. 2013. Assessing effects of stocked trout on nongame fish assemblages in southern Appalachian Mountain streams. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 142: 1495-1507.

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 7

Phd Students: 3

Post Docs: 2

University Staff: 13

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 22

Scientific Publications: 52

Presentations: 281


Contact Us

Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Orono, ME 04469-5755 Phone: (207) 581 - 2907 Fax: (207) 581 - 2858 Our University Web Site

Unit Leader

Cyndy Loftin
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Dr. Loftin joined the Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit in 1999 as the Assistant Unit Leader-Wildlife. She became the Unit Leader in 2011. She holds a graduate faculty appointment as an Associate Professor in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture.


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Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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  5. Wildlife Management Institute