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Zebra mussels invade Lake Erie muds
Zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) originated in western Russia but have now become widespread in Europe and North America. They are widely known for their conspicuous invasion of rocks and otherExpand
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Spawning by lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) in the Detroit River
Summary Overfishing and habitat destruction in the early 1900s devastated lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) populations in the Great Lakes. Although a comprehensive restoration strategy forExpand
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Lake sturgeon response to a spawning reef constructed in the Detroit river.
Summary Prior to the First World War, the bi-national Detroit River provided vast areas of functional fish spawning and nursery habitat. However, ongoing conflicting human uses of these waters forExpand
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Assessment of lake sturgeon ( Acipenser fulvescens ) spawning efforts in the lower St. Clair River, Michigan
One of the most threatened remaining populations of lake sturgeon in the Great Lakes is found in the connecting channels between Lake Huron and Lake Erie. Only two spawning grounds are presentlyExpand
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Distribution, Abundance, and Resting Microhabitat of Burbot on Julian's Reef, Southwestern Lake Michigan
Abstract We used a remotely operated submersible vehicle equipped with a color video camera to videotape the lake bed and document the distribution and abundance of burbot Lota lota on a 156-hectareExpand
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Habitat Shift in Invading Species: Zebra and Quagga Mussel Population Characteristics on Shallow Soft Substrates
Unexpected habitat innovations among invading species are illustrated by the expansion of dreissenid mussels across sedimentary environments in shallow water unlike the hard substrates where they areExpand
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Survival of Lake Trout Eggs on Reputed Spawning Grounds in Lakes Huron and Superior: in situ Incubation, 1987–1988
Lake trout reproduce widely in Lake Superior but little in Lake Huron. We examined whether survival of lake trout eggs and fry in either lake was reduced by physical disturbances and swim-upExpand
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Availability of Lake Trout Reproductive Habitat in the Great Lakes
Abstract A decades-long program to reestablish self-sustaining stocks of lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) in the four lower Great Lakes produced excellent fisheries supported by stocked fish. TheseExpand
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First Evidence of Egg Deposition by Walleye (Sander vitreus) in the Detroit River
The importance of fish spawning habitat in channels connecting the Great Lakes to fishery productivity in those lakes is poorly understood and has not been adequately documented. The Detroit River isExpand
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