Harvest and Relative Abundance of Siscowet Lake Trout in Michigan Waters of Lake Superior , 1929 – 1961

@inproceedings{Bronte2008HarvestAR,
  title={Harvest and Relative Abundance of Siscowet Lake Trout in Michigan Waters of Lake Superior , 1929 – 1961},
  author={Charles R. Bronte and Shawn P. Sitar},
  year={2008}
}
—Siscowet, a deepwater morphotype of lake trout Salvelinus namaycush and the top predator in Lake Superior, currently makes up most of the lake trout biomass in this lake. Anecdotal accounts indicate that siscowets made up some portion of the historical lake trout commercial fishery, but estimates of harvest and relative abundance are lacking. By using the location information provided by historical fishers on monthly catch reports and past and contemporary knowledge of the depth distribution… CONTINUE READING
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