Martin, Thomas

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In-situ feasibility study of freshwater mussel reintroduction : survival and growth of the wavy-rayed lampmussel (Lampsilis fasciola) in the Pigeon River, NC 2010 2146 The Pigeon River, North Carolina has a long history of habitat degradation due to water diversion and high levels of toxic effluents from a paper mill. Over the last 20 years the paper mill has modernized its processes and reduced water use and waste...
Life history traits of the mirror shiner, Notropis spectrunculus, in western North Carolina 2012 1654 I investigated the life history of Notropis spectrunculus (Mirror Shiner) using seven monthly collections at each of four locations in the Tennessee River drainage in western North Carolina (Hominy Creek, Pigeon River, and two sites on the Tuckasegee...
A comparison of the external microbial assemblages between native southern strain and wild northern brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis, of hatchery ancestry 2012 1169 Hatchery reared, northern strain brook trout have been stocked in streams within the home range of southern strain brook trout in an effort to restore or enhance native trout populations since the late 1800s. But, brook trout native to the southern A...
Movement patterns and habitat use by juvenile and adult sicklefin redhorse (Moxostoma sp.) in the Tuckasegee River basin 2014 830 The purpose of this study was to determine the seasonal movements andmicrohabitat use of juvenile and adult sicklefin redhorse (SFRH) (Moxostoma sp.) in theTuckasegee and Oconaluftee rivers in western North Carolina. Seven hatchery-rearedjuveniles an...
Size, age structure and diet preferences of an invasive population of redbreast sunfish (Lepomis auritus) in Richland Creek, Haywood County, North Carolina 2014 808 In Richland Creek, Haywood County, North Carolina, the invasive species, Redbreast Sunfish,Lepomis auritus (Linnaeus 1758), dominates the fish assemblage. As part of a study of thefeasibility of using backpack electrofishing to selectively remove the...
The efficacy of small-scale removal of an invasive species (redbreast sunfish, Lepomis auritus) by electrofishing 2014 716 Redbreast sunfish (Lepomis auritus) in Richland Creek, Haywood County, NC, were studied todetermine if back-pack electrofishing was an effective method of removal of this invasive species. Threestudy sites were established, with 100 m removal reaches...
Population assessment of redhorse (Moxostoma Spp.) in the upper Oconaluftee River, Qualla Boundary, NC 2018 142 The Oconaluftee River is a moderate to large sized stream located in the Little Tennessee River basin of the southern Appalachian Mountains. The Little Tennessee River basin is home to six different species of Redhorse, three of which, Black (Moxosto...
Feasibility study for restoration of freshwater mussels (villosa iris and lampsilis fasciola) into the upper Oconaluftee River in North Carolina 2019 7 Anthropogenic influences have contributed to the decline of many freshwater mussel species, with many listed as endangered, threatened, or of special concern. Suitable water quality, proper substrate habitat, and the presence of fish hosts are needed...
In-situ feasibility study of freshwater mussel reintroduction: survival and growth of the Slippershell (Alasmidonta viridis) in the Upper Oconaluftee River, NC (Swain Co.) 2019 30 North American freshwater mussels are an imperiled group of organisms, with 29 of the 102 species in the Tennessee River basin listed as federally endangered or threatened, and another 11 believed to be extinct (Fraley 2002). The Slippershell mussel ...