An Ecosystem Perspective on Re-establishing Native Deepwater Fishes in the Laurentian Great Lakes

  title={An Ecosystem Perspective on Re-establishing Native Deepwater Fishes in the Laurentian Great Lakes},
  author={Mara S. Zimmerman and Charles C Krueger},
—Herein we examine scientific questions related to successful re-establishment of native deepwater fish communities in the Laurentian Great Lakes, and we (1) propose a conceptual model for native deepwater fish communities; (2) review current research and identify research hypotheses for lake trout Salvelinus namaycush, pelagic ciscoes Coregonus spp., and sculpins (Cottus spp. and Myoxocephalus spp.); (3) pose research questions emerging at community and ecosystem levels; and (4) identify high… CONTINUE READING
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