Member Research

Our members do some incredible research on diverse topics relating to fish and fisheries in all types of aquatic environments. Learn about their research and experiences here, and Contact the Subunit if you'd like to share your research here as well!


July 10, 2020

University of Waterloo and Fisheries and Oceans Canada PhD student Jacob Burbank develops a Oxygen isotope temperature question to help elucidate the realized temperature use of Silver Shiner within Canada under the supervision of Dr. D. Andrew R. Drake and Dr. Michael...

October 28, 2019

Quinn's M.Sc research has focused on testing a physically-based model to determine whether predictions of intragravel dissolved oxygen concentrations within trout redds resembled dissolved oxygen dynamics measured In situ. This required building artificial trout redds...

January 4, 2016

Climate change has been driving the movement of native and invasive species into new habitats over the last two decades. Many Ontario fish species currently occur in lakes farther north than they did historically (Alofs et al., 2014). In particular, the distribution of...

October 29, 2015

Microbial pathogens (bacteria, viruses, and microparasites) may cause impairment depending on the condition, age, and sex of the infected individual. Currently, little is known about disease in migrating salmon, and how disease profiles change as fish move from fresh t...

August 10, 2015

Robert Lennox is a PhD candidate in Dr Steven Cooke’s Fish Ecology and Conservation Physiology Lab in

Ottawa. Robert works with Dr Eva Thorstad and Dr Ingebrigt Uglem at the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research to study Atlantic salmon migration and recreational fish...

February 20, 2015

Ontario native Vanessa Minke-Martin began her MSc with Dr. Scott Hinch in the Pacific 

Salmon Conservation & Ecology lab at the University of British Columbia in January 2014.  Her research focuses on the migration behaviour and thermal experience of adult sockeye sa...

December 30, 2014


In November of 2014, MSc student Taylor Ward and PhD student Vivian Nguyen from Dr. Steven Cooke’s lab at Carleton University traveled to Amazonian Brazil to study the fisheries of this region with local researchers, including Dr. Lisiane Hahn (Neotropical Consultants...

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