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Topic: Bloater

  Bloater/Fish of the Great Lakes by Wisconsin Sea Grant
During the 1970s, bloater population in Lake Michigan dropped alarmingly, due apparently to alewife predation and competition.
This ban and the decline in alewife numbers in the 1980s have allowed the lake's chub population to rebound, and commercial fishermen are once more harvesting chubs.
Historically, bloaters were disdained as the smallest and least attractive of Lake Superior's five deepwater chubs.
www.seagrant.wisc.edu /greatlakesfish/bloater.html   (346 words)

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Yield and dynamics of destabilized chub (Coregonus spp.) populations in Lakes Michigan and Huron, 1950-84.
The population decline of bloaters in recent decades was mainly attributed to exploitation, to the depression of chub recruitment by nonendemic alewives and rainbow smelt, and to complications arising from extreme female predominance.
Bloaters now shift from pelagic zooplanktivory to benthic habitats and diets and least two years earlier in their life history than they did before alewife became abundant.
www.fw.msu.edu /courses/fw471/bloater.doc   (667 words)

 Bloater - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The bloater (Coregonus hoyi) is a freshwater fish native to the Great Lakes.
In British cuisine, the bloater is a type of kipper, where the herring has been smoked whole, with its innards intact.
According to George Orwell in The Road to Wigan Pier, the Emperor Charles V erected a statue to the inventor of bloaters.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bloater   (108 words)

 Bloater Home
The answer came in the form of one Alyson Bardsley or the "Professah" as she came to be known in the rock-n-roll circles of Staten Island.
But in typical Bloater fashion, the guys were to lose yet another lead singer and the dawn of the new millennium came with no one at the mic.
Although the population of indigenous bloaters born in the 1970s had dropped, the band was able to harvest one singer/songwriter, Erin Flynn.
jditmars.net /bloater.htm   (1676 words)

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