Rapid Expansion of Banded Killifish Fundulus diaphanus across Northern Illinois: Dramatic Recovery or Invasive Species?

  title={Rapid Expansion of Banded Killifish Fundulus diaphanus across Northern Illinois: Dramatic Recovery or Invasive Species?},
  author={Philip Wesley Willink and Tristan A. Widloe and Victor J. Santucci and Daniel B. Makauskas and Jeremy S. Tiemann and Samantha Diane Hertel and James T. Lamer and Joshua L Sherwood},
  journal={The American Midland Naturalist},
  pages={179 - 190}
Abstract The distribution of the Illinois state-threatened Banded Killifish Fundulus diaphanus has remained largely unchanged in Illinois from 1880 to 2000, being restricted mainly to the northeastern corner of the state. One population identified as Western Banded Killifish F. d. menona has remained stable in the glacial lakes region along the southeastern Wisconsin–northeastern Illinois border. Starting in 2001 a second population began to spread and become more common along the Lake Michigan… Expand
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