Published Articles

Lamothe, K.A., Jackson, D.A, & Somers, K.M. 2017. Utilizing gradient simulations for developing measures of community-level resistance and resilience to disturbance. Ecosphere, 8(9): e01953. doi: 10.1002/ecs2.1953.

Sutherland, I.J., Villamagna, A.M., Ouellet Dallaire, C., Bennett, E.M., Chin, A.T.M., Tomscha, S.A., Lamothe, K.A., Yeung, A.C.Y., & Cormier, R. In Press. Undervalued and under pressure: a plea for greater attention toward regulating ecosystem services. Ecological Indicators. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.06.047.

Szczys, P., Lamothe, K.A., Druzyaka, A., Poot, M.J.M., Siokhin, V., & van der Winden, J. 2017. Range-wide patterns of population differentiation of Eurasian black terns (Chlidonias niger niger) related to use of discrete post-nuptial staging sites. Journal of Ornithology, 158(2), 365-378. doi: 10.1007/s10336-016-1408-5.

Lamothe, K.A., Allen, R.M., Winningham, K., Dennis, C., & Johnson, R.L. (2016) Stocking for a trophy bass fishery: searching for size differences among largemouth bass and hybrids in southern Arkansas reservoirs. Lake and Reservoir Management, 32(2), 194-207. doi: 10.1080/10402381.2016.1149258.

Lamothe, K.A., & Johnson, R.L. (2013) Microsatellite analysis of trophy largemouth bass from Arkansas reservoirs. Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science, 67, 71-80. Full text available at:

Lamothe, K.A., Allen, R.M., Cato, C., Winningham, K., Dennis, C., & Johnson, R.L. (2012) Shifting genetic composition of largemouth bass populations in dendritic arms of two large Arkansas reservoirs through stocking of Florida largemouth bass. Proceedings of Annual Conference of Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, 66, 82-87. Full text available at:

Government Reports

Johnson, R.L., & Lamothe, K. (2012) Determination of incorporation of Florida largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides floridanus) alleles in northern largemouth bass (Micropterus s. salmoides) populations of several Arkansas reservoirs using microsatellite analysis. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.


Lamothe, K.A. 2017. Quantifying the resistance and resilience of freshwater ecosystems to anthropogenic disturbance. Phd – Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto. Currently embargoed for 1-year.

Lamothe, K.A. 2013. Northern largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides salmoides, and Florida largemouth bass, Micropterus s. floridanus, population structure and stocking protocol assessment in seven Arkansas reservoirs using microsatellite analysis. MSc – Biology, Arkansas State University.

Lamothe, K.A. 2011. Genetic analysis and population structure of black terns from Europe. BSc Biology – Eastern Connecticut State University.

Articles in Review

Lamothe, K.A., Somers, K.M., & Jackson, D.A. Long-term directional trajectories among lake crustacean zooplankton communities and water chemistry. In Review at Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.

Lamothe, K.A., Alofs, K.M., Jackson, D.A., & Somers, K.M. Functional diversity and redundancy of freshwater fish communities across biogeographic and environmental gradients. In Review at Diversity and Distributions.

Articles in Prep

Lamothe, K.A. & Sutherland, I.J. Should final ecosystem services be the focus? Understanding interactions among intermediate services is key for maintaining resilience and final services. **Equal authorship.

Lamothe, K.A., Dong, R., Senar O, Teichert, S., Creed, I.F., Kreutzweiser, D.P., Schmiegelow, F.K.A., & Venier, L. Demand for non-provisioning ecosystem services as a driver of change in the Boreal Zone, Canada.

Lamothe, K.A., Drake, D.A.R., & Dextrase, A.J. Understanding biotic interactions for informing repatriation efforts of an imperiled fish.

*Email me at: karl dot lamothe at dfo-mpo dot gc dot ca.