Journal Articles

2020 – In Press

19. Abiotic and biotic associations between the round goby Neogobius melanostomus and tubenose goby Proterorhinus marmoratus with the endangered northern madtom Noturus stigmosus in Canada
Authors: Karl A. Lamothe
, Jacob P. Ziegler, Robin Gáspárdy, Jason Barnucz, and D. Andrew R. Drake
Journal: Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
doi: 10.1002/aqc.3274

18. Habitat associations of the Threatened pugnose minnow (Opsopoeodus emiliae) at the northern edge of the species range
Authors: Karl A. Lamothe and D. Andrew R. Drake
Journal: Ecology of Freshwater Fish
doi: 10.1111/eff.12514


17. Reintroduction of fishes in Canada: a review of research progress for SARA-listed species*
Authors: Karl A. Lamothe
, D. Andrew R. Drake, Trevor E. Pitcher, Jeremy E. Broome, Alan J. Dextrase, Ashley Gillespie, Nicholas E. Mandrak, Mark S. Poesch, Scott M. Reid, and Nathalie Vachon
Journal: Environmental Reviews, 27(4), 575-599
doi: 10.1139/er-2019-0010
*Selected as an “Editor’s Choice” paper in Environmental Reviews for the paper’s particularly high caliber and topical importance.

16. Aggregation of two imperfectly detected imperilled freshwater fishes: Understanding community structure and co-occurrence for multispecies conservation
AuthorsKarl A. Lamothe,  Alan J. Dextrase, and D. Andrew R. Drake
Journal: Endangered Species Research, 40, 123-132
doi: 10.3354/esr00982

15. Characterizing species co-occurrence patterns of imperfectly detected stream fishes to inform species reintroduction efforts
: Karl A. Lamothe, Alan J. Dextrase, and D. Andrew R. Drake
Journal: Conservation Biology, 33(6), 1392-1403
doi: 10.1111/cobi.13320

14. Evaluating functional diversity conservation for freshwater fishes resulting from terrestrial protected areas
Authors: Karl A. Lamothe, Karen M. Alofs, and Cindy Chu
Journal: Freshwater Biology, 64(11), 2057-2070
doi: 10.1111/fwb.13395pre-print available: here

13. Moving repatriation efforts forward for imperilled Canadian freshwater fishes
: Karl A. Lamothe and D. Andrew R. Drake
Journal: Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 76(10), 1914-1921
doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2018-0295

12. Linking the ball-and-cup analogy and ordination trajectories to describe ecosystem stability, resistance, and resilience
: Karl A. Lamothe, Keith M. Somers, and Donald A. Jackson
Journal: Ecosphere, 10(3), e02629

11. Demand for non-provisioning ecosystem services as a driver of change in the Boreal Zone, Canada
Authors: Karl A. Lamothe, Haibin Dong, Oscar Senar, Sonja Teichert, Irena F. Creed, David P. Kreutzweiser, Fiona K.A. Schmiegelow, and Lisa Venier
Journal: Environmental Reviews, 27(1), 106-123


10. Intermediate ecosystem services: the origin and meanings behind an unsettled concept
: Karl A. Lamothe and Ira J. Sutherland*
JournalInternational Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management, 14(1), 179-187
*Equal authorship

9. Functional diversity and redundancy of freshwater fish communities across biogeographic and environmental gradients
: Karl A. Lamothe, Karen M. Alofs, Donald A. Jackson, and Keith M. Somers
JournalDiversity and Distributions, 24(11), 1612-1626

8. Are research networks worth the time for graduate students?
: Karl A. Lamothe, Vanessa Bourne, Andrew T.M. Chin, Kristin Daoust, Catherine M. Dieleman, Camille Ouellet Dallaire, and Stephanie A. Tomscha
JournalBulletin of the Ecological Society of America, 99(3), 343-350

7. Long-term directional trajectories among lake crustacean zooplankton communities and water chemistry
: Karl A. Lamothe, Donald A. Jackson, and Keith M. Somers
Journal: Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 75(11), 1926-1939

6. Undervalued and under pressure: a plea for greater attention toward regulating ecosystem services
Authors: Ira J. Sutherland, Amy M. Villamagna, Camille Ouellet Dallaire, Elena M. Bennett, Andrew T.M. Chin, Stephanie A. Tomscha, Karl A. Lamothe, Alex C.Y. Yeung, and Roland Cormier
Journal: Ecological Indicators, 94(Part 2), 23-32
doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.06.047


5. Utilizing gradient simulations for developing measures of community-level resistance and resilience to disturbance
: Karl A. Lamothe, Donald A. Jackson, and Keith M. Somers
Journal: Ecosphere, 8(9), e01953

4. Range-wide patterns of population differentiation of Eurasian black terns (Chlidonias niger niger) related to use of discrete post-nuptial staging sites
Authors: Patricia Szczys, Karl A. Lamothe, Alexey Druzyaka, Martin J.M. Poot, Valeri Siokhin, and Jan van der Winden
Journal: Journal of Ornithology, 158(2), 365-378
doi: 10.1007/s10336-016-1408-5


3. Stocking for a trophy bass fishery: searching for size differences among largemouth bass and hybrids in southern Arkansas reservoirs
: Karl A. Lamothe, Ryan M. Allen, Kelly Winningham, Colton Dennis, and Ronald L.  Johnson
Journal: Lake and Reservoir Management, 32(2), 194-207
doi: 10.1080/10402381.2016.1149258


2. Microsatellite analysis of trophy largemouth bass from Arkansas reservoirs
: Karl A. Lamothe and Ronald L. Johnson
: Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science, 67, 71-80


1. Shifting genetic composition of largemouth bass populations in dendritic arms of two large Arkansas reservoirs through stocking of Florida largemouth bass
Authors: Karl A. Lamothe, Ryan M. Allen, Christopher Cato, Kelly Winningham, Colton Dennis, and Ronald L. Johnson
Journal: Proceedings of Annual Conference of Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, 66, 82-87

Articles in Review

1. Seasonal and environmental factors influencing abundance and diversity of fishes in the Niagara River, Canada
Authors: Karl A. Lamothe
, Justin A.G. Hubbard, and D. Andrew R. Drake
Status: Under Review

2. Translocation of endangered species: Balancing harm with the success of re-establishment
Authors: Karl A. Lamothe
, Adam S. van der Lee, D. Andrew R. Drake, and Marten A. Koops
Status: Under Review

3. Expanding the field of ecosystem services practitioners—18 benefits from using classification systems
Authors: John Finisdore, Charles Rhodes, Roy Haines-Young, Simone Maynard, Jeffrey Wielgus, Anthony Dvarskas, Fabien Quetier, Joel Houdet, Karl A. Lamothe, Helen Ding, Francois Soulard, George Van Houtven, and Petrina Rowcroft
Status: Under Review

4. Improving on “Utilizing ecosystem service classification in multi-criteria decision analysis” ( with consistent use of classification knowledge
John Finisdore, Charles Rhodes, Karl A. Lamothe, Carl Obst, Pieter Booth, Joel Houdet, Marc Russell, Simone Maynard, Jeffrey Wielgus, and Petrina Rowcroft
Under Review


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