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Diets and Diet Overlap of Nonindigenous Gobies and Small Benthic Native Fishes Co-inhabiting the St. Clair River, Michigan
Round gobies (Neogobius melanostomus), after successfully reproducing in the early 1990s, decimated populations of mottled sculpins (Cottus bairdi) and possibly logperch (Percina caprodes) in the St.Expand
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Invasion History, Proliferation, and Offshore Diet of the Round Goby Neogobius melanostomus in Western Lake Huron, USA
We used data from three trawl surveys during 1996–2003 to document range expansion, population trends, and use of offshore habitats by round gobies in the U.S. waters of Lake Huron. Round gobiesExpand
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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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Relationships of Phytomacrofauna to Surface Area in Naturally Occurring Macrophyte Stands
Most studies of the relationships between freshwater macrophytes and phytomacrofauna, or the macroinvertebrates associated with the macrophytes, have been based on individual plant collections orExpand
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How Well Can Fishes Prey on Zebra Mussels in Eastern North America
Abstract Literature on mollusk-eating fishes was reviewed to determine the potential for different species of fish to control zebra mussels in eastern North America. At least six species areExpand
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The Effect of Zebra Mussel Consumption on Growth of Freshwater Drum in Lake Erie
ABSTRACT We examined food habits and scale annuli of freshwater drum (Aplodinotus grunniens) from western Lake Erie to determine whether increasing predation on zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha)Expand
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Expansion of Dreissena into Offshore Waters of Lake Michigan and Potential Impacts on Fish Populations
ABSTRACT Lake Michigan was invaded by zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) in the late 1980s and then followed by quagga mussels (D. bugensis) around 1997. Through 2000, both species (hereinExpand
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Growth-Temperature Relation for Young-Of-The-Year Ruffe
The ruffe (Gymnocephalus cernuus) was accidentally introduced into the Great Lakes basin from Eurasia and has established a breeding population in the St. Louis River, a major tributary to westernExpand
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Abundance and Distribution of Benthic Macroinvertebrates in Offshore Soft Sediments in Western Lake Huron, 2001–2007
ABSTRACT Invasive species have had major impacts on the Great Lakes. This is especially true of exotic dreissenid mussels which are associated with decreased abundance of native macroinvertebratesExpand
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