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Sea lamprey biology and interaction with Atlantic salmon in Maine rivers

Lamprey biology

Duration

January 2006 - January 2017

Narrative

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 Products and Activities

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • 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  | 
  • 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.
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Thesis

  • Gardner, C. 2010. Distribution and abundance of fishes in relation to barriers: Implications for monitoring stream recovery after barrier removal. M.S. Thesis.Download  | 

Presentations

  • 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.
  • 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.

  • 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.
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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

Funding Agencies

  • Maine Sea Grant
  • NOAA FISHERIES

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