MDIFW fisheries data

Select fisheries data from Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

Directory of \gis\me\salmon\MDIFW_fish.gdb
currentness of data
ArcticCharrHabitat2011 Areas managed for Arctic Charr; DRAFT data under revision; polygon.
E_and_T_Species2011 ARCHIVE. IFW SGCN (2005 SWAP) fish species occurrences as detected by IFW surveys (vast majority are American eel); points.
2015 SGCN species are (no data available): Priority 1 – Arctic Char Priority 2 – Lake Whitefish, Round Whitefish, American eel, Bridle Shiner, Redfin Pickerel, Swamp Darter Priority 3 – American Brook Lamprey, Creek Chubsucker, Longnose Sucker, Eastern Silvery Minnow, Pearl Dace, Blacknose Shiner, Longnose Dace, Burbot, Brook Stickleback, Brook Trout (wild pops), Lake Trout (native pops)


DEPRICATED. See EBJTV file geodatabase.
Subwatersheds classified by Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture as priorities for conservation of wild brook trout; EBTJVClass = Healthy v. Reduced; Healthy = priorities for protection strategies; Reduced = priorities for restoration strategies; GIS Metadata viewable in ArcCatalog; polygon.
ME HeritageFishWaters 584 Heritage Waters (self sustaining; not stocked in at least 25 years) for Brook Trout. Rec'd from MDIFW Merry Gallagher 12/19.
RPK_SWD_all_habitats_buffer100ft DEPRICATED. See IFW_ET_fish. 100 foot buffer around NHD streams and ponds that are known occupied Redfin Pickerel or Swamp Darter habitats; limited by up or downstream wetlands and ponds; polygon.
SOC_all_habitats Species of concern lake and stream habitats (vast majority are American eel); Does NOT include Arctic Charr, Redfin Pickerel or Swamp Darter; polygon.
Wild_BKT_Habitat These data represent catchments in Maine where wild Brook Trout are known to occur per the 2015 rangewide status assessment completed by the Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture (EBTJV) or are actively manageed for wild Brook Trout fisheries by the MDIFW. Rec'd from Merry Gallagher 2/19.

Descriptions of older data compiled by Alex Abbott, 1/4/2012, with review by Merry Gallagher of MDIFW.

Last updated: February 11, 2020