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Research Notes

Natal Origins of Lake Michigan Steelhead Salmon Explored

Fishery managers in the Lake Michigan basin have new information about the journeys and survival of wild and hatchery-raised steelhead salmon (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Managing the fish effectively requires understanding the proportion of fish coming from hatcheries or the wild, generally, and from which hatchery and which river tributary, specifically.
Rita Ndovie
May 10, 2022
Research Notes

Mapping the Great Lakes cisco family tree

A critical knowledge gap in efforts to conserve and restore cisco has been cisco taxonomy. New research using genomic tools to clarify cisco population structure and taxonomy is yielding exciting information that challenges the current understanding of the Great Lakes cisco family tree.
November 22, 2021