Response of non-native lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) to 15 years of harvest in Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park

  title={Response of non-native lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) to 15 years of harvest in Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park},
  author={John Michael. Syslo and Christopher S. Guy and Patricia Ellen Bigelow and Philip D. Doepke and Brian D. Ertel and Todd M. Koel},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences},
  • J. Syslo, C. S. Guy, T. Koel
  • Published 25 November 2011
  • Environmental Science
  • Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Introduced lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) threaten to extirpate native Yellowstone cutthroat trout (Oncorhyn- chus clarkii bouvieri) in the 34 000 ha Yellowstone Lake in Yellowstone National Park, USA. Suppression (and eventual eradication) of the lake trout population is deemed necessary for the conservation of Yellowstone cutthroat trout. A US Na- tional Park Service gill-netting program removed nearly 450 000 lake trout from Yellowstone Lake from 1995 through 2009. We examined temporal… 

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