Muskie Movement Featured in Next River Talk

Erin Schaeffer holds a muskellunge.

Credit: University of Minnesota

February 6, 2018

By Marie Zhuikov

The River Talk series continues this month at 7 p.m., Wednesday Feb. 14, at the Lake Superior Estuarium (3 Marina Drive, Superior, Wis.).

Erin Schaeffer, graduate research assistant at the University of Minnesota, will present: “Muskies on the Move in the St. Louis River Estuary.” She will describe her research into movement patterns of muskellunge, a top predator fish in the estuary.

The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve and the Minnesota and Wisconsin Sea Grant programs have teamed up to offer this series of informal evening talks about the St. Louis River Estuary. Everyone is invited.

Check the River Talk website for details. If you miss a talk, visit Wisconsin Sea Grant’s “Great Lakes Takes” blog for a summary.