Long-term changes of the Lake Michigan fish community following the reduction of exotic alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus)

@inproceedings{Bunnell2006LongtermCO,
  title={Long-term changes of the Lake Michigan fish community following the reduction of exotic alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus)},
  author={David Bo Bunnell and Charles Paul Madenjian and Randall M. Claramunt},
  year={2006}
}
We used our long-term annual bottom trawl survey (1973–2004) in Lake Michigan to reveal the response of the native fish community to the biological control of a dominant exotic fish, alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus), as well as to changes in total phosphorus and salmonine biomass. Through nonmetric multidimensional scaling, we documented a 1970s community largely dominated by alewife, and then a shift to a community dominated by several native species during the 1980s through 1990s, when alewife… CONTINUE READING

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