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A deathly odor suggests a new sustainable tool for controlling a costly invasive species
Here we confirm a long-standing anecdotal observation; the sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) actively avoids the odor emitted by decaying conspecifics. We extracted the semiochemical mixture producedExpand
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Behavioral responses of sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) to a putative alarm cue derived from conspecific and heterospecific sources
The sea lamprey, Petromyzon marinus , exhibits a spectacular alarm response to the odor emitted from decayed conspecifics that may differ substantially in function from the well-characterized systemExpand
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Expression of the estuarine species minimum in littoral fish assemblages of the lower Chesapeake Bay tributaries
Species richness declines to a minimum (artenminimum) in the oligohaline reach of estuaries and other large bodies of brackish water. To date, observations of this feature in temperate estuaries haveExpand
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A field test verifies that pheromones can be useful for sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) control in the Great Lakes
Pheromone-baited traps have proven highly effective for managing insect pests by selectively removing reproductively active adults prior to mating. Here, we report a field test of two pheromonesExpand
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Conspecific cueing in the sea lamprey: do reproductive migrations consistently follow the most intense larval odour?
Conspecific cueing occurs when an organism receives information about habitat quality from the distribution of conspecifics. Consequently, animals should prefer to settle in habitats with highExpand
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Dynamics and regulation of the southern brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) population in an Appalachian stream.
SUMMARY 1. We used information theoretic statistics [Akaike’s Information Criterion (AIC)] and regression analysis in a multiple hypothesis testing approach to assess the processes capable ofExpand
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An experimental study of foraging aggression in two southeastern minnows
Competitive aggression is a trait often assumed important in the establishment of invasive species. I examined the effects of competitive aggression on the group foraging dynamics of two southeasternExpand
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Factors Influencing Capture of Invasive Sea Lamprey in Traps Baited With a Synthesized Sex Pheromone Component
The sea lamprey, Petromyzon marinus, is emerging as a model organism for understanding how pheromones can be used for manipulating vertebrate behavior in an integrated pest management program. In aExpand
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A synthesized mating pheromone component increases adult sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) trap capture in management scenarios
Application of chemical cues to manipulate adult sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) behavior is among the options considered for new sea lamprey control techniques in the Laurentian Great Lakes. A maleExpand
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Coastal movements of migrating sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) in response to a partial pheromone added to river water: implications for management of invasive populations
How sea lampreys (Petromyzon marinus) search for and select reproductive habitat is poorly understood. Manual tracking of acoustically tagged migrants confirms the hypothesis that sea lampreysExpand
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