Journal Articles


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
doi: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2021.101257

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
doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2020-0288


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
doi: 10.1007/s10641-020-01044-w

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

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


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

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.


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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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



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

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


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


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


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

Detection and habitat associations of Wavyrayed Lampmussel Lampsilis fasciola in Ontario, Canada
Authors: Karl A. Lamothe, Kelly A. McNichols O’Rourke, and Todd J. Morris
Status: Under Review

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