Category: Research brief

How Lake Trout Use Ocean Habitat

Fishes like shad and salmon are well known for large annual migrations between rivers and oceans.  This life history trait, known as anadromy, allows fish to take advantage of the perks of both habitats. ...

Context is important for fish habitat selection

Fish use different habitats based on habitat characteristics, such as vegetation type or bottom composition. Ecologists have long believed that these habitat characteristics determine the makeup of a fish community. Therefore, our idea of...


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