Dr. E.J. (Ed) Crossman’s scientific contributions on muskellunge: celebrating a lasting legacy

Special Issue - Crossman
Part of the Developments in environmental biology of fishes 26 book series (DEBF, volume 26)

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Dr. E.J. (Ed) Crossman’s Published Contributions on Muskellunge

  1. Crossman EJ (1956) Growth, mortality, and movements in a sanctuary population of maskinonge (Esox masquinongy Mitchill). J Fish Res Board Canada 13(5):599–612Google Scholar
  2. Crossman EJ (1960) Variation in number and asymmetry in branchiostegal rays in the family Esocidae. Can J Zool 38(2):363–375Google Scholar
  3. Crossman EJ (1962) Predator-prey relationships in pikes (Esocidae). J Fish Res Board Canada 19(5):979–980Google Scholar
  4. Crossman EJ (1963) Review: Makee: the life and death of a muskellunge. Can Field Natural 77(3):172Google Scholar
  5. Crossman EJ, Buss K (1965) Hybridization in the family Esocidae. J Fish Res Board Canada 22(5):1261–1292Google Scholar
  6. Crossman EJ, Casselman JM (1969) Identification of northern pike and muskellunge from axial skeletons, scales, and epipleurals. J Fish Res Board Canada 26(1):175–178Google Scholar
  7. Crossman EJ (1969) The Canadian freshwater fish fauna. Ac Rer Natur Mus Slov Bratislava XV(2):137–152Google Scholar
  8. Crossman EJ, Harington CR (1970) Pleistocene pike, Esox lucius, and Esox sp. from the Yukon Territory and Ontario. Can J Earth Sci 7(4):1130–1138Google Scholar
  9. Crossman EJ (1971) Pike. Related forms and history. App. 2:292–307. In: Pike, by Fred Buller, McDonald, Co. Ltd., London, 320 ppGoogle Scholar
  10. Beamish RJ, Merrilees MJ, Crossman EJ (1971) Karotypes and DNA values for members of the suborder Esocoidei (Osteichthyes: Salmoniformes). Chromosoma (Berl) 34:436–447CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. Merrilees MJ, Crossman EJ (1973) Surface pits in the family Esocidae. 1. Struct Types J Morphol 141(3):307–320Google Scholar
  12. Merrilees MJ, Crossman EJ (1973) Surface pits in the family Esocidae. 2. Epidermal dermal interaction and evidence for aplasia of the lateral line sensory system. J Morphol 141(3):321–344CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. Scott WB, Crossman EJ (1973) Freshwater fishes of Canada. Fish Res Board Canada Bull 184:966 ppGoogle Scholar
  14. McAllister DE, Crossman EJ (1973) A guide to the freshwater sport fishes of Canada. Nat Mus Canada Nat Mus Nat Sci Nat Hist Ser 1:91 ppGoogle Scholar
  15. Merrilees MJ, Crossman EJ (1974) Species and geographic variability of surface pits in the Esocidae. Copeia 1974(4):893–909CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. Crossman EJ (1975) Musky! ROM research on an important sport fish. Rotunda 1975 (Winter) 8(1):36–40Google Scholar
  17. Crossman EJ (1976) Quetico fishes. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Miscellaneous Publication, 86 ppGoogle Scholar
  18. Crossman EJ (1977) Displacement and home range movements of muskellunge determined by ultrasonic tracking. Environ Biol Fish 1(2):145–158CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. Crossman EJ, Meade JW (1977) Artificial hybrids between Amur pike Esox reicherti and North American esocids. J Fish Res Board Canada 34(12):2338–2343Google Scholar
  20. Crossman EJ, Goodchild CD (1978) An annotated bibliography of the muskellunge Esox masquinongy (Osteichthyes: Salmoniformes). Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Miscellaneous Publication, 131 ppGoogle Scholar
  21. Crossman EJ (1978) How can you tell a musky from a pike? Muskies, Inc. Annual, pp 10–11Google Scholar
  22. Crossman EJ, Minor JD (1977) Tracking studies of the muskellunge in shallow heavily vegetated water. Underwater Telemetry Newslett 7(2):4–5Google Scholar
  23. Minor JD, Crossman EJ (1978) Home range and seasonal movements of muskellunge as determined by radiotelemetry. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 11, Proc. Symp. Selected Coolwater Species, pp 146–153Google Scholar
  24. Crossman EJ (1978) Taxonomy and distribution of North American esocids. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 11, Proc. Symp. Selected Coolwater Species, pp 13–26Google Scholar
  25. Crossman EJ (1979) Piking in North America. Pike Angler’s Club Mag 5:7–9Google Scholar
  26. Crossman EJ (1979) The record of the age of your pike. Pike Angler’s Club Mag 5:9–11Google Scholar
  27. Crossman EJ (1979) Authentication or debunking old fish stories. Muskies Inc 13(4):6–8Google Scholar
  28. Crossman EJ, Casselman JM (1979) The Cleithrum Aging Project. Muskies Canada 1(6):3–8Google Scholar
  29. Crossman EJ, Casselman JM (1979) The Cleithrum Aging Project. Muskies Inc Newslett 13(7):12–17Google Scholar
  30. McNeil FI, Crossman EJ (1979) Fin clips in the evaluation of stocking programs for muskellunge Esox masquinongy. Trans Am Fish Soc 108(4):335–343CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. Crossman EJ (1979) Trip tip, central Ontario muskies. In-Fisherman, 26 (Aug.–Sept.), pp 96–97Google Scholar
  32. Crossman EJ, Van Meter HD (1979) Annotated list of the fishes of the Lake Ontario watershed. Great Lakes Fishery Commission, Technical Report 36, 25 ppGoogle Scholar
  33. Crossman EJ (1980) Account on N.A. species of family Esocidae. In: Lee DS, Gilbert CR, Hocutt CH, Jenkins RE, McAllister DE, Stauffer JR (eds) Atlas of North American freshwater fishes. N.C. State Museum of Natural History, pp 131–138 (850 pp)Google Scholar
  34. Beggs GL, Holeton GF, Crossman EJ (1980) Some physiological consequences of angling stress in muskellunge, Esox masquinongy Mitchill. J Fish Biol 17(6):649–659CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  35. Crossman EJ (1981) The fish. In: Guide to becoming a muskie master. Magnus Publishing Ltd., Toronto, Chapter 1, pp 7–21 (128 pp)Google Scholar
  36. Crossman EJ (1984) Research on muskellunge at Wabigoon Lake, Dryden, Ontario. Muskie (Newslett Muskies Inc) 18(7):7–8Google Scholar
  37. Crossman EJ (1984) Report on Wabigoon muskellunge and pike research. Muskie 18(11):8Google Scholar
  38. Lebeau B, Pageau G, Crossman EJ (1984) The muskellunge as a multiple spawner. International Muskellunge Symposium. La Crosse, Wisconsin. Abstract published 1986, American Fisheries Society Special Publication 15Google Scholar
  39. Crossman EJ, Campbell S, Munroe L (1984) What’s in a name? The history of the nomenclature of the muskellunge. International Muskellunge Symposium. La Crosse, Wisconsin. Abstract published 1986, American Fisheries Society Special Publication 15Google Scholar
  40. Crossman EJ (1985) Muskellunge research help needed. Muskie 19(4):5Google Scholar
  41. Crossman EJ (1986) Ontario muskellunge research progress report. Muskie 20(1):17–19Google Scholar
  42. Crossman EJ (1986) The name for the muskellunge-northern pike hybrid. Muskie 20(6):16–17. (same article in: Newslett Muskies Canada 8(6) July 1986:4–8. See follow-up report in Muskie 20(11):4.)Google Scholar
  43. Lebeau B, Jolicoeur P, Pageau G, Crossman EJ (1986) Asymptotic growth, egg production and trivariate allometry in Esox masquinongy Mitchill. Growth 50:185–200PubMedGoogle Scholar
  44. Crossman EJ (1986) The noble muskellunge: a review. In: Hall GE (ed) Managing Muskies. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 15, pp 1–13Google Scholar
  45. Casselman JM, Crossman EJ, Ihssen PE, Reist JD, Booke H (1986) Identification of muskellunge, northern pike, and their hybrids. In: Hall GE (ed) Managing Muskies. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 15, pp 14–46Google Scholar
  46. Casselman, JM, Crossman EJ (1986) Size, age, and growth of trophy muskellunge and muskellunge-northern pike hybrids – the Cleithrum Project, 1979–1983. In: Hall GE (ed) Managing Muskies. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 15, pp 93–110Google Scholar
  47. Crossman EJ (1987) Muskellunge research in northwestern Ontario 1986. A special tribute to Larry Ramsell. Muskie 21(5):18–19Google Scholar
  48. Crossman EJ (1988) Piking in North America. In: Rickards B (ed) The best of Pikelines. Boydell Press, Woodbridge, England, pp 55–57 (120 pp) (reprinted from various past issues of Pikelines)Google Scholar
  49. Crossman EJ (1989) What big teeth you have. Can Sportfish Mag 6:51–56Google Scholar
  50. Crossman EJ (1989) The tiger musky or norlunge. Can Sportfish Mag 7:36–37Google Scholar
  51. Crossman EJ, Casselman JM (1989) Cleithrum Project Report. Muskies Canada 11(10)Google Scholar
  52. Crossman EJ, Casselman JM (1990) Cleithrum Project. Muskie 24(1):7Google Scholar
  53. Crossman EJ (1990) Reproductive homing in muskellunge, Esox masquinongy. Can J Fish Aquat Sci 47:1803–1812CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  54. Mandrak NE, Crossman EJ (1992) A checklist of Ontario freshwater fishes annotated with distribution maps. Royal Ontario Museum, 176 ppGoogle Scholar
  55. Crossman EJ, Casselman JM, Ruthven MC (1992) Cleithrum Project. Muskie 26(10):4 & 7 and Muskies Canada Newslett 15(10):12Google Scholar
  56. Mandrak NE, Crossman EJ (1992) Postglacial dispersal of freshwater fishes into Ontario. Can J Zool 70(11):2247–2259CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  57. Crossman EJ (1993) The Amur pike, cousin of the muskellunge. Can Sportfish Mag 28, Winter:24Google Scholar
  58. Crossman EJ (1994) Live release of muskellunge. Muskie 26(5):10Google Scholar
  59. Ráb P, Crossman EJ (1994) Chromosomal NOR phenotypes in North American pikes and pickerels, genus Esox, with notes on the Umbridae (Euteleostei: Esocae). Can J Zool 72(11):1951–1956Google Scholar
  60. Crossman EJ (1996) Taxonomy and distribution. In: Craig JF (ed) Pike biology and exploitation. Chapman and Hall, London, England, pp 1–11Google Scholar
  61. Crossman EJ (1998) The Cleithrum Project: new facts from old bones. In: 1996 Ramsell L, Hamlin W (eds) Musky Almanac. Musky Hunters Publications, Minoqua, Wisconsin, pp 122–128Google Scholar
  62. Crossman EJ (1995) Evolution and natural history. In: Musky Country, The book of North America’s premier big game fish. Willow Creek Press, Minoqua, Wisconsin, pp 28–43Google Scholar
  63. Crossman EJ, Casselman JM (1996) The Cleithrum Project: an update to 1955. Muskies Canada Release J 19(1):2 ppGoogle Scholar
  64. Crossman EJ, Casselman JM (1996) The Cleithrum Project: an update to 1955. Muskie April 1966:7–9 and 21Google Scholar
  65. Casselman JM, Crossman EJ, Robinson CJ (1996) Assessing sustainability of trophy muskellunge fisheries. In: Kerr SJ, Olver CH (eds) Managing muskies in the ‘90s. Workshop Proceedings, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. Southern Region, Science and Technology Transfer Workshop Proceedings WP-007, pp 29–39 (169 pp)Google Scholar
  66. Crossman EJ, Casselman JM (1996) The Cleithrum Project: an update to 1995. In: Kerr SJ, Olver CH (eds) Managing muskies in the ‘90s. Workshop Proceedings, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. Southern Region Science and Technology Transfer Unit Workshop Proceedings WP-007, pp 147–151 (169 pp)Google Scholar
  67. Casselman JM, Robinson CJ, Crossman EJ (1999) Growth and ultimate length of muskellunge from Ontario water bodies. N Am J Fish Manage 19:271–290CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  68. Crossman EJ (1999) The CP and other comments. Muskies Canada Inc Release J 22(5):16–17Google Scholar
  69. Crossman EJ (1999) More recent information on angling stress. Pikelines No. 86, November:17–18Google Scholar
  70. Crossman EJ (2000) Angling stress and catch and release. Muskie, June:21–22Google Scholar
  71. Crossman EJ (2000) Interesting new opportunities for northeastern muskellunge. Muskie, September:30–31Google Scholar
  72. Crossman EJ (2000) Muskellunge in Maine and New Brunswick. Am Fish Soc Introduced Fish Sec Newslett 18(2):7Google Scholar
  73. Crossman EJ (2001) Catch and release. Pike Muskie Mag Winter 2000–2001:9–10Google Scholar
  74. Crossman EJ, Casselman JM (2003) The Cleithrum Project is alive and well! Muskie, October:7Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BiologyQueen’s UniversityKingstonCanada

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