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Recovery of an offshore lake trout (<i>Salvelinus namaycush</i>) population in eastern Lake Superior

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Recovery of an offshore lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) population in eastern Lake Superior; 1990; Article; Journal; Journal of Great Lakes Research; Curtis, Gary L.

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The lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) population at Stannard Rock, Michigan, an isolated offshore reef in eastern Lake Superior, was monitored each spring from 1959–79 using a permit assessment gill net fishery. This population, like nearly all of those in inshore waters, declined to low levels during the years of intense predation by the sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) in the late 1950s and early 1960s. After sea lamprey control began in 1961, the abundance of native lake trout at Stannard Rock began to increase slowly in the 1960s and was limited to recruitment into the fishable stock of native fish that were juveniles during the years of high sea lamprey activity. By the early 1970s, lake trout abundance increased sharply and remained [...]

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Gary L. Curtis
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