Peer-Reviewed Publications

Lamothe KA, Alofs KM, Jackson DA, Somers KM (In Press) Functional diversity and redundancy of freshwater fish communities across biogeographic and environmental gradients Diversity and Distributions. doi: 10.1111/ddi.12812.

Lamothe KA, Bourne V, Chin ATM, Daoust K, Dieleman CM, Ouellet Dallaire C, Tomscha SA (2018) Are research networks worth the time for graduate students? Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, 99(3): 343-350. doi: 10.1002/bes2.1413.

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

Sutherland IJ, Villamagna AM, Ouellet Dallaire C, Bennett EM, Chin ATM, Tomscha SA, Lamothe KA, Yeung ACY, 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.

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

Szczys P, Lamothe KA, Druzyaka A, Poot MJM, 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 KA, Allen RM, Winningham K, Dennis C, Johnson RL (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 KA, Johnson RL (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 KA, Allen RM, Cato C, Winningham K, Dennis C, Johnson RL (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:

Non Peer-Reviewed Publications

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

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

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


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

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

Articles in Review

Lamothe KA, Sutherland IJ* (In Review) Intermediate ecosystem services: the origin and meanings behind an unsettled concept International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management

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

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

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