The distribution of fishless habitat and Chaoborus in northwestern Maine

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Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, Fisheries and Hatcheries Division , Augusta, Me
Chaoborus -- Maine -- Moosehead Lake Region, Fishes -- Habitat -- Maine -- Moosehead Lake R
Statementby Tim Obrey.
SeriesFishery interim summary report series -- no. 02-2
ContributionsMaine. Division of Fisheries and Hatcheries.
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LC ClassificationsQL537.C43 O37 2002
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Pagination29 leaves :
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Open LibraryOL23168820M
LC Control Number2008412309

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Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and Obrey, Tim, "Fishery Interim Summary Report Series No.

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The Distribution of Fishless Habitat and Chaoborus in Northwestern Maine" (). Inland Fisheries and Wildlife : Tim Obrey. However, less than one‐quarter of Maine’s + lakes have been surveyed for fish presence, and no accurate assessments of either the historical or current abundance and distribution of fishless lakes exist.

We developed methods to assess the abundance and distribution of Maine’s naturally fishless lakes (– ha).Cited by: We developed methods to assess the abundance and distribution of Maine’s naturally fishless lakes (– ha). The Distribution of Fishless Habitat and.

Chaoborus in Northwestern Maine. Distribution and habitat preferences of species of Chaoboridae in the Holarctic Region are described.

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Coexistence of larvae of different Chaoborus species in various water bodies reflects Author: Art Borkent. Chaoborus americanus, an indicator of fishless lakes, was significantly correlated with all five key variables and demonstrated a clear threshold of occurrence in relatively small lakes (i.e.

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Chaoborus americanus was the only species inhabiting fishless lakes and was also found in three lakes with low fish density (co-occurring with C. flavicans in two of the three lakes).

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Advisory maps can be viewed and printed by clicking on grid areas designated on the. Fishery Interim Summary Report Series No. The Distribution of Fishless Habitat and Chaoborus in Northwestern Maine, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and Tim Obrey.

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Little is known about native communities in naturally fishless lakes in eastern North America, a region where fish stocking has led to a decline in these habitats. Our study objectives were to: (i) characterise and compare macroinvertebrate communities in fishless lakes found in two biophysical regions of Maine (U.S.A.): kettle lakes in the eastern lowlands and foothills and headwater lakes in.

Fishery Interim Summary Report Series No. The Distribution of Fishless Habitat and Chaoborus in Northwestern Maine, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and Tim Obrey PDF Fishery Interim Summary Report Series No. Biological Survey of South Bog Stream, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and Forrest R.

Bonney. Maine has 5, lakes (one acre or more in size) totalingacres. A total Ofacres (94%) of habitat have been inventoried. As of lakes are managed solely for coldwater species: are man- aged only tor warmwater species; are combination warmwater and coldwater habitat; and are unsuitable for sportfish management.

The larvae reach high densities in fishless ponds and are often the largest, most visually apparent zooplankters.

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As tactile ambush predators, the presence of Chaoborus affects prey abundance and freshwater community composition (DodsonWilliamsVon Ende and DempseyLuecke and LittYan et al. Chaoborus americanus is a robust indicator of fishless conditions, owing to its larger size, strong pigmentation and lack of diel vertical migration (Von Ende, ; Wissel et al., ; Sweetman and Smol, ; Garcia and Mittelbach, ).

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Widespread fish stocking has led to a worldwide decline in naturally fishless lakes and their associated communities. Little is known about the historical distribution or native communities of these freshwater ecosystems. The objectives of this study were to: 1) develop a quantitative method to remotely detect naturally fishless lakes in Maine, 2) conduct a landscape-scale assessment of unique.

The phantom midge larvae of the genus Chaoborus are a major component of the planktonic communities of many lakes. There are about 50 extant species in 6 genera and 2 sub-families in the family Chaoboridae. They are found in lakes worldwide from the tropics to the arctic regions and occur in some of the largest lakes in the world (e.g., Lakes Victoria and Malawi) as well as in small ponds.

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