Students Bring “Otsego Bass” back to Otsego Lake

from the Oneonta Daily Star on 12/17/15 – “The ongoing effort to improve the water quality of Otsego Lake has yielded a new dividend — the return of a once-popular fish that had disappeared over the past few decades.

The species is the lake whitefish (or Coregonus clupeiformis, for those preferring the Latin term), which has been known locally as “Otsego bass,” said veteran biology professor Willard Harman, the director of the Biological Field Station, an arm of the State University College at Oneonta.…”

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