round whitefish


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Synonyms for round whitefish

a whitefish with a bronze back

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Because of the reverence many people had for round whitefish, more than 10 million round whitefish sac-fry (very small fry) were stocked into a number of Adirondack lakes and ponds prior to 1900.
In the years that followed, round whitefish populations rapidly declined.
Why did round whitefish disappear from so many Adirondack waters, but not from waters of Maine, Ontario, Quebec and in the upper Great Lakes?
The single largest reason for the disappearance of round whitefish populations may be the presence of non-native species, specifically smallmouth bass, yellow perch and rainbow smelt.
Fortunately, there is renewed interest in restoring round whitefish in the Adirondacks.
In addition, DEC has introduced round whitefish into eight lakes and ponds in the Adirondacks, including: Evergreen Lake and Buck Pond of Herkimer County; Trout, Little Trout and Deer Ponds of St.
In this way, we can determine what conditions are best for healthy round whitefish populations.
The hope is that round whitefish from these waters will reproduce and spread to other suitable parts of the watershed, finding homes in traditional round whitefish lakes and ensuring a continued presence in the Adirondacks.
While reestablishing round whitefish in the Adirondacks is a positive step towards maintaining this historically important fish, it is also essential because round whitefish are an important food source for other fish species.
The "best-fit" model for round whitefish was based on year, temperature, and their interaction; however, the model was not significant and accounted for only 15% of the observed variation (Table 1; Fig.
Round whitefish is a freshwater species found throughout mainland Alaska from the panhandle north to the Arctic coast (Morrow, 1980).
As with round whitefish, if salinity levels had increased we would have expected grayling to be displaced from nearshore waters and replaced by more euryhaline species.