An investigation of juvenile alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) habitat use and growth using natural markers
Date of Award
SH167.A7 L32 2016
Open Access Thesis
Master of Science (MS)
alewives, Penobscot, habitat, growth, anadromous species, conservation, Biology
This research attempts to connect patterns in growth and migration of an anadromous species. The goal of this research was to understand habitat movements and growth of juvenile alewives (Alosa pseudoharengus) in the Penobscot Estuary and Bay through the use of otolith microchemistry, otolith growth increments, and a laboratory stable isotope turnover study. Understanding the connection between growth and movement of juvenile alewives may lead to more accurate and sophisticated conservation and restoration methods for anadromous species.
LaBonte, Gregory Norman MS, "An investigation of juvenile alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) habitat use and growth using natural markers" (2016). All Theses & Dissertations. 292.