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Deepwater sculpin status and recovery in Lake Ontario

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Brian C. Weidel, Maureen Walsh, Michael J. Connerton, Brian F. Lantry, Jana R. Lantry, Jeremy P. Holden, Michael J. Yuille, and James A. Hoyle, 2017, Deepwater sculpin status and recovery in Lake Ontario: Journal of Great Lakes Research, v. 43, iss. 5.

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Deepwater sculpin are important in oligotrophic lakes as one of the few fishes that use deep profundal habitats and link invertebrates in those habitats to piscivores. In Lake Ontario the species was once abundant, however drastic declines in the mid-1900s led some to suggest the species had been extirpated and ultimately led Canadian and U.S. agencies to elevate the species' conservation status. Following two decades of surveys with no captures, deepwater sculpin were first caught in low numbers in 1996 and by the early 2000s there were indications of population recovery. We updated the status of Lake Ontario deepwater sculpin through 2016 to inform resource management and conservation. Our data set was comprised of 8431 bottom trawls [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1016/j.jglr.2016.12.011
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