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Penobscot River American shad; status and recovery

American shad in the Penobscot River

Duration

January 2010 - October 2013

Narrative

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

Research Products and Activities

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • 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  | 
  • 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  | 
  • 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.

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Thesis

  • Grote 2013. M.S. Migration and spawning behavior of a remnant population of American shad (Alosa sapidissima) prior to dam removal. Download  | 

Presentations

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 3

Phd Students: 5

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 22

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 28

Scientific Publications: 54

Presentations: 266

 

Personnel

  • Joseph ZydlewskiPrincipal Investigator
  • Ann GroteStudent
  • Melissa FlyeStaff
  • Graham GriffinStaff
  • Kayla WhiteStaff
  • Harrison WiegmanStaff
  • Amanda FlyeStaff
  • Michael BaileyNon-PI Collaborator

Funding Agencies

  • CRU
  • TNC

Links

Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Maine
  5. Wildlife Management Institute