Great Lakes Lake Sturgeon Collaboration

 

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Central Michigan University Central Michigan University
Department of Biology


Lake Sturgeon Coordinator:  Dr. Tracy Galarowicz

E-mail: galar1tl@cmich.edu
Phone: (989) 774-1336

Office Information:
Central Michigan University
College of Science and Technology
Department of Biology
184 Brooks Hall
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859


Cornell UniversityCornell University
Biological Field Station


Lake Sturgeon Coordinator:  Thomas Brooking

E-mail: teb1@cornell.edu
Phone: (315) 633-9243

Office Information:
Cornell University
Biological Field Station
900 Shackelton Point Rd.
Bridgeport, NY 13030


Lake Sturgeon Research / Activities

Illinois Institute of Technology
Biology Division


Lake Sturgeon Coordinator:  Dr. Chunbo Zhang

E-mail: ZhangC@iit.edu
Phone: (312) 567-3575

Office Information:
Illinois Institute of Technology
Biology Division, BCPS
3101 S. Dearborn Streetr, Rm 182 LS
Chicago, IL 60616

 

Lake Sturgeon Research / Activities
Dr. Zhang is working on the neurobiology of sturgeon.


LSSU LogoLake Superior State University
Aquatic Research Laboratory


Lake Sturgeon Coordinator: Dr. Ashley Moerke

E-mail: amoerke@lssu.edu
Phone:
(906) 635-2153

Lake Sturgeon Coordinator: Roger Greil

E-mail: rgreil@lssu.edu
Phone:
(906) 635-1949

Office Information:
Lake Superior State University
Aquatic Research Laboratory
650 W. Easterday Avenue
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan 49783



Michigan State UniversityMichigan State University
Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife


Lake Sturgeon Coordinator:  Dr. Kim Scribner

E-mail: scribne3@msu.edu
Phone: (517) 353-3288

Office Information:
Michigan State University
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1222


  • Forsythe, P.S., J.A. Crossman, N.M. Bello, E.A. Baker, and K.T. Scribner. 2012. Individual-based analyses reveal high repeatability in timing and location of reproduction in lake sturgeon. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 69: 60-72.
  • Forsythe, P.S., K.T. Scribner, J.A. Crossman, A. Ragavendran, C. Davis, E.A. Baker, and K.K. Smith. 2012. Environmental and lunar cues are predictive of timing of river entry and spawning site arrival in lake sturgeon. Journal of Fish Biology 81:35-53.
  • Welch, A., B. May, C. Krueger, K.T. Scribner, R. Elliott, H. Quinlan. 2010. Genetic Guidelines for the Stocking of Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) in the Great Lakes Basin. Great Lakes Fishery Commission, Miscellaneous Publication. 2010-09
Lake Sturgeon Research / Activities

  • Duong, T.Y., K.T. Scribner, P.S. Forsythe, J.A. Crossman, and E.A. Baker. 2013. Inter annual variation in effective number of breeders and estimation of effective population size in long-lived iteroparous lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens). Molecular Ecology. doi: 10.1111/mec.12167.
  • Homola, J.J. K.T. Scribner, E.A. Baker, and N.A. Auer. 2010. Genetic assessment of straying rates for wild and hatchery reared lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) in Lake Superior tributaries. Journal of Great Lakes Research 36:798-802.
  • Homola, J.J. K.T. Scribner, R.F. Elliott, M.C. Donofrio, J. Kanefsky, K.M. Smith, and J. N. McNair. 2012. Genetically-derived estimates of contemporary natural straying rates and historical gene flow among Lake Michigan lake sturgeon populations. Transactions American Fisheries Society 141:1374-1388.
  • Bott, K., K.T. Scribner, G. Kornely, M. Donofrio, and R.F. Elliott. 2009. Mixed-stock analysis of lake sturgeon harvest mixtures and from adjoining open waters of western Lake Michigan. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 29: 1636-1643.
  • Crossman, J., K.T. Scribner, C. Davis, P. Forsythe, and E. Baker. 2011. Gamete and larval collection methods and hatchery rearing environments affect levels of genetic diversity in early life stages of lake sturgeon. Aquaculture 310: 312-324.
  • Crossman, J.A., Patrick S. Forsythe, Edward A. Baker, K. T. Scribner. 2011. Experimental releases of lake sturgeon. Fisheries Management and Ecology. 18:132-144.
  • DeHaan, P., S.T. Libants, R.F. Elliott, and K.T. Scribner. 2006. Genetic population structure of remnant lake sturgeon populations in the upper Great Lakes basin. Trans. Amer. Fish. Soc. 135:1478-1492.
  • Duong, Y., K.T. Scribner, J.A. Crossman, P. Forsythe, and E. Baker. 2011. Environmental and maternal effects on timing and duration of dispersal of larval lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens). Canadian J. Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 68: 643-654.
  • Duong, Y., K.T. Scribner, J.A. Crossman, P. Forsythe, and E. Baker. 2011. Relative loss of larval lake sturgeon among families during dispersal. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 91: 459-469.

Michigan State UniversityMichigan State University
Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife


Lake Sturgeon Coordinator:  Dr. Daniel Hayes

E-mail: hayesdan@msu.edu
Phone: (517) 432-3781

Office Information:
Michigan State University
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Natural Resources Building
480 Wilson Road, Room 13
East Lansing, Michigan 48824

Lake Sturgeon Research / Activities

  • Schueller, A. M., and D. B. Hayes. 2011. Minimum viable population size for lake sturgeon using an individual based model of demographics and genetics. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 31: 1133-1145.
  • Schueller, A. M., and D. B. Hayes. 2011. Minimum viable population size for lake sturgeon using an individual based model of demographics and genetics. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 68: 62-73.
  • Schueller, A. M., and D. B. Hayes. 2010. Sensitivity of lake sturgeon population dynamics and genetics to demographic parameters. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139: 521-534.

Michigan Tech University Michigan Technological University
Department of Biological Sciences


Lake Sturgeon Coordinator:  Dr. Nancy Auer

E-mail: naauer@mtu.edu
Phone: (906) 487-2353

Office Information:
Michigan Technological University
Department of Biological Sciences
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931


  • Contributed to the Great Lakes Lake Sturgeon Tributary Database and GIS
Lake Sturgeon Research / Activities


The Ohio State University
School of Natural Resources


Lake Sturgeon Coordinator:  Dr. Konrad Dabrowski

E-mail: Dabrowski.1@osu.edu
Phone: (614) 292-4555

Office Information:
The Ohio State University
School of Environment and Natural Resources
2021 Coffey Rd.
Columbus, OH 43210

Lake Sturgeon Research / Activities


Purdue University
Department of Forestry and Natural Resources


Lake Sturgeon Coordinator:  Dr. J. Andrew DeWoody

E-mail: dewoody@purdue.edu
Phone: (765) 496-6109

Office Information:
Purdue University
Department of Forestry and Natural Resources
1159 Forestry Building
Lafayette, IN 47907-1159


Lake Sturgeon Research / Activities


Saint Mary's University
Department of Biology


Lake Sturgeon Coordinator:  Dr. Philip Cochran

E-mail: pcochran@smumn.edu
Phone:
(507) 457-6952

Office Information:
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Biology Department

700 Terrace Heights #10
Winona, MN 55987-1399


  • Some Historical Records of Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) in the Upper Midwest. P. Cochran. 2007. American Currents 33(1):16-26 - please contact Dr. Cochran for publication
Lake Sturgeon Research / Activities
  • Historical records of paddlefish (Polyodon spathula) in Lake Michigan - P. Cochran, J. Wuepper - 2005 - Michigan Birds and Natural History 12(5):237-242 - please contact Dr. Cochran for publication

State University of New York (SUNY) - ESF
Department of Environmental and Forest Biology


Lake Sturgeon Coordinator:  Dr. Kathleen McGrath

E-mail: kmcgrath@esf.edu
Phone: (315) 470-4814

Office Information:
SUNY - College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Department of Environmental and Forest Biology
304 Illick Hall
1 Forestry Drive
Syracuse, NY 13210

Lake Sturgeon Research / Activities


West Virginia University
Wildlife & Fisheries Resources Program


Lake Sturgeon Coordinator:  Dr. Amy Welsh

E-mail: Amy.Welsh@mail.wvu.edu
Phone: (304) 293-0718

Office Information:
West Virginia University
Wildlife & Fisheries Resources Program
P.O. Box 6125
Morgantown, WV 26506

 

Lake Sturgeon Research / Activities


University of Alaska FairbanksUniversity of Alaska Fairbanks
School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences


Lake Sturgeon Coordinator:  Dr. Trent Sutton

E-mail: tmsutton@alaska.edu
Phone: (907) 474-7285

Office Information:
University of Alaska Fairbanks
School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
905 N. Koyukuk Dr., PO Box 757220
Fairbanks, AK 99775


Lake Sturgeon Research / Activities

Dr. Sutton is conducting research on lake sturgeon in Lake Michigan tributaries that focuses on assessments of population status and recruitment dynamics. He also is conducting research to examine the role of various mortality factors on population viability of lake sturgeon in the Great Lakes.

University of MichiganUniversity of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment


Lake Sturgeon Coordinator:  Dr. Jim Diana

Office Information:
University of Michigan
School of Natural Resources and Environment

430 East University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Lake Sturgeon Research / Activities



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Last updated: March 14, 2014