Analysis of Tagging Data to Quantify Lake Trout Migration in Lake Michigan
Grant: # 0861
Grant Amount: $120,381.00
Board Decision Year: 2007
Regents of the University of Michigan - Financial Office (Pittsburgh)
GLFT - Ecosystem Health and Sustainable Fish Populations-D - Ecological and biological fisheries research to inform management
This is a two-year study was aimed at improving understanding of movement patterns and seasonal distributions of lake trout populations in Lake Michigan. Researchers derived effort-corrected and statistically based estimates utilizing existing data from coded-wire-tag (CWT) recoveries. Results from the study aids restoration efforts and helps in achieving management objectives defined in lake trout restoration plans.