Fisher in New York
- Spatial Independence of Fisher (Martes pennanti) Detections at Track Plates in Northwestern California. Hamm, Keith A.; Diller, Lowell V.; Klug, Richard R.; McDonald, Trent L. // American Midland Naturalist;Jan2003, Vol. 149 Issue 1, p201
Presents a study that assessed the spatial independence of fisher detections at sooted aluminum track plates deployed in northwestern California during 1994 and 1995. Mean number of sooted track plates per track plate segment that detected fishers for each check period during the study;...
- Effect of scale on habitat selection and foraging behavior of fishers in winter. Powell, Roger A. // Journal of Mammalogy;May94, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p349
Studies the foraging behavior of fishers in winter. Selection of habitat; Availability of snowshoe hares and porcupines as prey in the area; Distinction of habits for foraging.
- The Fortunes of Fishers. Knight, Deborah // Animals;Winter/Spring2003, Vol. 136 Issue 1, p22
Focuses on the population of fishers, a member of the weasel family, in the U.S.
- Fisher attacks man. Moorhouse, Barney // Ontario Out of Doors;2015 Fishing Annual, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p18
The article reports that a fisher jumped and attacked deer hunter Roberto Giugovaz near his residence on December 30, 2014.
- Fisher. // Encyclopedia of Animals;2006, p1
Fishers are the only animals which are able to kill porcupines without being hurt. They are not named fishers because they catch fish. Fishers do not steal bait from traps as some people have thought. Fishers receive their name from an old word for fur. Fishers are also called pekans or...
- Fisher. Perkins, R. Marlin // Guide to Animal Tracks;1958, p44
The fisher is similar in structure to the martin but is larger, more powerful, and a darker color. The fur is long and durable. The average adult is about three feet in length and weighs from 8 to 12 pounds. The fisher prefers to be near a stream, lake or swamp although he is by no means so...
- NUMERICAL RESPONSE OF FISHERS TO SYNCHRONOUS PREY DYNAMICS. Bowman, Jeff; Donovan, Dennis; Rosatte, Richard C. // Journal of Mammalogy;Jun2006, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p480
Fisher (Martes pennanti) populations may respond numerically to fluctuating hare populations, although uncertainty remains about this contention. We analyzed livetrapping data from Ontario (448,654 trap nights) that contained trend information for fishers, lagomorphs (snowshoe hares [Lepus...
- Carnivore Translocations and Conservation: Insights from Population Models and Field Data for Fishers (Martes pennanti). Lewis, Jeffrey C.; Powell, Roger A.; Zielinski, William J. // PLoS ONE;Mar2012, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p1
Translocations are frequently used to restore extirpated carnivore populations. Understanding the factors that influence translocation success is important because carnivore translocations can be time consuming, expensive, and controversial. Using population viability software, we modeled...
- FACTORS AFFECTING DIURNAL ACTIVITY OF FISHERS IN NORTH-CENTRAL BRITISH COLUMBIA. Weir, Richard D.; Corbould, Fraser B. // Journal of Mammalogy;Dec2007, Vol. 88 Issue 6, p1508
Mustelids, with their long, thin bodies and poor fat storage capabilities, perform an energetic balancing act when making decisions about energy expenditure. Activity rates provide vital insights into the factors that may affect these energy balances. Using radiotelemetry, we examined factors...