Journal Articles


25. Fifteen years of Canada’s Species at Risk Act: evaluating research progress for aquatic species in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River basin
Authors: D. Andrew R. Drake, Karl A. Lamothe, Kristin E. Thiessen, Todd J. Morris, Marten A. Koops, Thomas C. Pratt, Scott M. Reid, Donald A. Jackson, and Nicholas E. Mandrak
Journal: Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 78(9)
doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2021-0143

24. Occupancy and detection of Wavyrayed Lampmussel Lampsilis fasciola in Ontario, Canada
Authors: Karl A. Lamothe, Kelly A. McNichols-O’Rourke, and Todd J. Morris
Journal: Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 78(9)
doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2020-0325

23. The translocation trade-off for eastern sand darter (Ammocrypta pellucida): balancing harm to source populations with the goal of re-establishment
Authors: Karl A. Lamothe, Adam S. van der Lee, D. Andrew R. Drake, and Marten A. Koops
Journal: Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 78(9)
doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2020-0288

22. Letter to the editor: Using classification systems to integrate ecosystem services with decision making
Authors: John Finisdore, Karl A. Lamothe, Charles R. Rhodes, Carl Obst, Pieter Booth, Roy Haines-Young, Marc Russell, Joel Robert Houdet, Simone Maynard, Jeffrey Wielgus, and Petrina Rowcroft
Journal: Ecosystem Services, 48, 101257
doi: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2021.101257

21. Freshwater fish functional and taxonomic diversity above and below Niagara Falls
Authors: Karl A. Lamothe, Justin A. G. Hubbard, and D. Andrew R. Drake
Journal: Environmental Biology of Fishes, 104(6), 637-649
doi: 10.1007/s10641-020-01044-w


20. The 18 benefits from using ecosystem services classification systems
Authors: John Finisdore, Charles Rhodes, Roy Haines-Young, Simone Maynard, Jeffrey Wielgus, Anthony Dvarskas, Fabien Quétier, Joel Houdet, Karl A. Lamothe, Helen Ding, François Soulard, George Van Houtven, and Petrina Rowcroft
Journal: Ecosystem Services, 45, 101160
doi: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2020.101160

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, 30(4), 691-700
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, 29(2), 289-298
doi: 10.1111/eff.12514
Journal cover photo provided by Robin Gáspárdy


Environmental Reviews1

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
: 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
Karl 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
JournalConservation 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

Special Issue Env Review

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
Virtual special collection containing papers and commentaries based on a series of workshops that explored the risks to sustainable management of the boreal zone (Guest Editors: Irena F. Creed, Jacqueline N. Serran)


Diversity Distributions

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
Special Issue: Landscape Indicators – Monitoring of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services at Landscape Level (Edited by Ulrich Walz, Ralf-Uwe Syrbe)
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
: 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

Introduction and reintroduction: linking invasion science and endangered species recovery efforts
Authors: Eric R. B. Smyth, Farrah T. Chan, Karl A. Lamothe, and D. Andrew R. Drake
Status: In Review

Stage-specific abiotic and biotic associations of the imperilled Silver Shiner Notropis photogenis in an urban drainage
Authors: Karl A. Lamothe and D. Andrew R. Drake
Status: In Review

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