DEC's Chautauqua Hatchery is not the first facility to take advantage of the great muskellunge
population found in the lake.
From a March 2016 symposium in Minnetonka, Minnesota, 66 papers and abstracts look at 50 years of studying muskellunge
, a freshwater fish species native to North America, and report the current understanding of its biology, ecology, and life history; habitat; population dynamics; genetics; assessments; regional management approaches; and stocking and propagation.
Movements, homing, and home range of muskellunge
, Esox masquinongy, in West Okoboji Lake, Iowa.
Sex determination techniques by using external urogenital morphology have been developed for some of the mesothermal (coolwater) teleosts, including members of the ecosid family such as northern pikes Esox lucius and muskellunge
Known for its muskellunge
fishing, it also supported an unusually rich population of freshwater mussels.
The WDNR was so concerned about the state of its fishery that it warned that by 1985 the demand for walleye and muskellunge
would exceed supply and that bag limits and size limits would need to be imposed.
Uptake and depletion of plasma 17-_-metyltestosterone during induction of masculinization in muskellunge
Characteristics of muskellunge
spermatozoa II: Effect of ions and osmolality on sperm motility.
Crossman studied freshwater fishes for 48 years and was widely regarded as a world authority on esocids, a group of fishes that includes northern pike, the grass and red-fin pickerels, and muskellunge
. He co-authored the most important work on freshwater fishes in Canada.
The lake houses more than 10 kinds of fish, including garfish, eel, cod, muskellunge
, halibut, striped bass and shrimps.
highly contaminated species such as walleye, muskellunge
, northern pike,
Later that year, the virus was isolated from a large muskellunge
die-off in Lake Ontario.