Recruitment sources and dispersal of an invasive fish in a large river system as revealed by otolith chemistry analysis
David A Crook, Jed I Macdonald, Dale G McNeil, Dean M Gilligan, Martin Asmus, Roland Maas, Jon Woodhead
Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences | CANADIAN SCIENCE PUBLISHING, NRC RESEARCH PRESS | Published : 2013
This study was funded by the Invasive Animals Co-operative Research Centre (IACRC) and the Lachlan Catchment Management Authority (CMA). We thank Ian Wooden, Dean Hartwell (NSW Department of Primary Industries), Steve Lapidge, Wayne Fulton, Kylie Hall (IACRC), Michelle Jeffries, Alan McGufficke, and Lisa Thurtell (Lachlan CMA) for their support and direction. New South Wales State Water provided access to study sites. Renae Ayres and Andrew Pickworth (Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research) assisted with otolith dissection and preparation. Thanks to Kerryn Herman for assistance with Fig. 1 and two anonymous reviewers for constructive comments on the manuscript. This work was conducted under NSW DPI (Fisheries) animal care and ethics committee animal research authority permit No. 07/09.