Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records.

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Ref IDTypeAuthorDateTitle
38716 NewsAnonymous1988Exotic biota in Great Lakes ship ballast water
40861 DatabaseBowen, A.2022Ruffe captures in eastern Lake Superior and the St. Marys River 2020-2022
27295 DatabaseBrady, V.2015Great Lakes Coastal Monitoring Project: fish dataset (through 2014)
16431 Journal ArticleBronte, C.R., M.P. Ebener, D.R. Schreiner, D.S. DeVault, M.M. Petzold, D.A. Jensen, C. Richards, and S.J. Lorenzo2003Fish community change in Lake Superior, 1970-2000.
24369 DatabaseCenter for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.2019EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
27378 DatabaseCranberg, C., and R. Keller2020Illinois Database of Aquatic Non-native Species
13979 ReportCudmore-Vokey, B., and E.J. Crossman.2000Checklists of the fish fauna of the Laurentian Great Lakes and their connecting channels. Canadian Manuscript Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2550.
16140 ReportCzypinski, G.D., A.K. Bowen, M.A. Goehle, and B. Brownson.2007Surveillance for ruffe in the Great Lakes, 2006.
13848 ReportCzypinski, G.D., A.K. Bowen, M.A. Goehle, S. Cogswell, and B. MacKay.2004Surveillance for ruffe in the Great Lakes, 2003.
13842 ReportCzypinski, G.D., A.K. Bowen, M.P. Sowinski, and B. MacKay.2003Surveillance for ruffe in the Great Lakes, 2002.
13437 ReportCzypinski, G.D., A.K. Bowen, M.T. Weimer, and A. Dextrase.2002Surveillance for ruffe in the Great Lakes, 2001.
13438 ReportCzypinski, G.D., A.K. Hintz, M.T. Weimer, A. Dextrase.2000Surveillance for ruffe in the Great Lakes, 1999.
13436 ReportCzypinski, G.D., A.K. Hintz, M.T. Weimer, and A. Dextrase.2001Surveillance for ruffe in the Great Lakes, 2000.
9360 ReportCzypinski, G.D., A.K. Hintz, S.M. Keppner, and E. Paleczny.1999Surveillance for ruffe in the Great Lakes, 1998.
28559 DatabaseEvrard, L.2016Ruffe data from trawl surveys in Lake Superior for 2015 (unpublished).
14842 Journal ArticleFenner, D., and K. Banks2004Orange cup coral Tubastraea coccinea invades Florida and the Flower Garden Banks, northwestern Gulf of Mexico.
25938 DatabaseFishBase2013FishBase occurrence data. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
43251 ReportFrohner, N. and S. Koproski2024 Notification of Aquatic Invasive Species Detection.  Eurasian ruffe (Gymnocephalus cernua)
18129 DatabaseGreat Lakes Information Network.2008Invasive Species Mapping in Michigan: Data Downloads.
30785 DatabaseHarris, B.2017Collection data on non-native aquatic species in Lake Michigan
14421 Journal ArticleKolar, C.S., A.H. Fullerton, K.M. Martin, and G.A. Lamberti2002Interactions among zebra mussel shells, invertebrate prey, and eurasian ruffe or yellow perch.
14420 Journal ArticleLeino, R.L., and J.H. McCormick1997Reproductive characteristics of the ruffe, Gymnocephalus cernuus, in the St. Louis River estuary on western Lake Superior: a histological examination of the ovaries over one annual cycle.
26408 DatabaseLoftus, A.2011Multi State Aquatic Resources Information System (MARIS) Master Database records via Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON)
27950 DatabaseMichigan State University Board of Trustees.2019Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN)
26399 DatabaseMinnesota Department of Natural Resources2009Minnesota DNR Statewide Stream Survey via MARIS
28562 DatabaseMyers, J.2016Ruffe survey data in Lake Superior for 2015 (unpublished).
29895 DatabaseMyers, J.2017Ruffe collection data for 2008-2016.
14419 Journal ArticleOgle, d.H., B.A. Ray, and W.P. Brown2004Diet of larval ruffe (Gymnocephalus cernuus) in the St. Louis River harbor, Lake Superior.
18417 DatabaseOntario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH)2010Exotic species data for Ontario, Canada (unpublished).
20918 Journal ArticlePeterson, G.S., J.C. Hoffman, A.S. Trebitz, C.W. West, and J.R. Kelly2011Establishment patterns of non-native fishes: lessons from the Duluth-Superior harbor and lower St. Louis River, and invasion-prone Great Lakes coastal ecosystem.
522 Journal ArticlePratt, D.M., W.H. Blust, and J.H. Selgeby1992Ruffe, Gymnocephalus cernuus: Newly introduced in North America.
36787 ReportSchmidt, K.20162016 Fish Surveys and Projects
36785 ReportSchmidt, K.20172017 Fish Surveys and Projects
475 OtherSelgeby, J.H.1988A European percid invades Lake Superior.
38976 Journal ArticleStepien, C.A., D.J. Eddins, M.R. Snyder, and N.T. Marshall2018Genetic change versus stasis over the time course of invasions: trajectories of two concurrent, allopatric introductions of the Eurasian ruffe
13672 Journal ArticleTilmant, J.T.1999Management of nonindigenous aquatic fish in the U.S. National Park System.
485 Journal ArticleUnderhill, J.C.1989The distribution of Minnesota fishes and late Pleistocene glaciation.
26395 DatabaseWisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WIDNR)2008Wisconsin Statewide Fisheries Database via MARIS
27236 DatabaseWisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WIDNR)2014Wisconsin Center for Integrated Data Analytics (CIDA) fish dataset


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