Ichthyology, Aquatic Ecology, Conservation Biology
Centenarian bigmouth buffalo
Bigmouth buffalo’s negligible senescence
Bigmouth buffalo in National Geographic.
Precision & Accuracy
Age analysis of fishes using otoliths (earstones): thin-sectioned otoliths and bomb radiocarbon age validation.
Ichthyology, otoliths, fisheries science, population demographics, natural history, longevity and senescence.
- Sauer et al. (2021). Scientific Reports. No evidence of physiological declines with age in an extremely long-lived fish.
- Lackmann et al. (2021). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Long-lived population demographics in a declining, vulnerable fishery-bigmouth buffalo (Ictiobus cyprinellus) of Jamestown Reservoir, North Dakota.
- Radford et al. (2021). Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. Comparison of Four Hard Structures including Otoliths for Estimating Age in Blue Suckers Cycleptus elongatus.
- Lackmann et al. (2019). Communications Biology. Bigmouth Buffalo Ictiobus cyprinellus sets freshwater teleost record as improved age analysis reveals centenarian longevity
- Daugherty et al. (2019). Otolith‐based age estimates of Alligator Gar assessed using bomb radiocarbon dating to greater than 60 years.
- National Geographic: 112-year-old fish has broken a longevity record
- MPR: New appreciation for a Minnesota fish long considered junk
- Star Tribune: Record catch: At 112 years, Minnesota fish is the oldest freshwater fish ever verified