Peer-Reviewed Publications

Long-term directional trajectories among lake crustacean zooplankton communities and water chemistry. Lamothe KA, Jackson DA, Somers KM. In Press. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2017-0518.

Undervalued and under pressure: a plea for greater attention toward regulating ecosystem services. Sutherland IJ, Villamagna AM, Ouellet Dallaire C, Bennett EM, Chin ATM, Tomscha SA, Lamothe KA, Yeung ACY, Cormier R. In Press. Ecological Indicators. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.06.047.

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

Range-wide patterns of population differentiation of Eurasian black terns (Chlidonias niger niger) related to use of discrete post-nuptial staging sites. Szczys P, Lamothe KA, Druzyaka A, Poot MJM, Siokhin V, van der Winden J. 2017. 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. Lamothe KA, Allen RM, Winningham K, Dennis C, Johnson RL. 2016. Lake and Reservoir Management, 32(2), 194-207. doi: 10.1080/10402381.2016.1149258.

Microsatellite analysis of trophy largemouth bass from Arkansas reservoirs. Lamothe KA, Johnson RL. 2013. Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science, 67, 71-80. Full text available at:

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

Non Peer-Reviewed Publications

Challenges in recovering imperilled fishes. Lamothe KA. 2018. Blog Post for the Sci-Fly Blog at

Let’s not reintroduce species for conservation, let’s repatriate species. Lamothe KA, Drake DAR. 2018. Blog Post for Rapid Ecology Blog.

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. Johnson RL, Lamothe K. 2012. Report to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.


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

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. Lamothe KA. 2013. MSc Biology, Arkansas State University.

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

Articles in Review

Are research networks worth the time for graduate students? Lamothe KA, Bourne V, Chin ATM, Daoust K, Dieleman CM, Ouellet Dallaire C, Tomscha SA. Accepted at The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America.

Functional diversity and redundancy of freshwater fish communities across biogeographic and environmental gradients. Lamothe KA, Alofs KM, Jackson DA, Somers KM. Accepted at Diversity and Distributions.

Intermediate ecosystem services: the origin and meanings behind an unsettled concept. Lamothe KA, Sutherland IJ.*  Accepted at the International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management.

Demand for non-provisioning ecosystem services as a driver of change in the Boreal Zone, Canada. Lamothe KA, Dong R, Senar O, Teichert S, Creed IF, Kreutzweiser DP, Schmiegelow FKA, Venier L. In Review as part of a Special Issue in Environmental Reviews.

Moving repatriation efforts forward for imperiled freshwater fishes. Lamothe KA, Drake DAR. In Review.

Email me at: karl dot lamothe at alum dot utoronto dot ca
*Equal authorship