Alumni

Master’s Alumni

 
Name Start End

Topic

Co-Supervisors Thesis
Michael Donaldson
2006
2008
The physiology, behaviour, and fate of up-river migrating Sockeye Salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) in relation to environmental conditions in the Fraser River, British Columbia
Donaldson Thesis
Amanada O’Toole
2006
2008
The physiological ecology and behaviour of an apex marine predatory fish, the great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda)
O’Toole Thesis
Tara Redpath
2006
2008
The effects of fishing-induced selection on physiological and life-history traits in Largemouth Bass (Micropterus salmoides): A recreational angling perspective
 Redpath Thesis
Alison Colotelo
2007
2009
Evaluation and application of presumptive tests for blood for fish epithelial injury detection
 Colotelo Thesis
Sarah McConnachie
2008
2010
Understanding the ecological consequences of stress in wild fish using exogenous cortisol implants
 McConnachie Thesis
Karyne Bellehumeur
2008
2010
Consequences of sublethal polychlorinated biphenyl exposure on the swimming performance of Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Dr. Thomas W. Moon
 Bellehumeur Thesis
Katrina Cook
2009
2011
Individual variability and fitness consequences of stress-induced cortisol in wild fish
 Cook Thesis
Sarah Larocque
2009
2011
Occurrence and mitigation of freshwater turtle bycatch and mortality associated with inland commercial hoop net fisheries
Dr. Gabriel Blouin Demers
 Larocque Thesis
Sean Landsman
2009
2011
Uncovering secrets of the “Fish of 10,000 Casts”: The physiological ecology and behaviour of Muskellunge (Esox masquinongy)
Dr Cory Suski
 Landsman Thesis
Alex Nagrodski
2009
2011
Consequences of an experimental cortisol elevation on the behaviour, condition and survival of creek chub (Semotilus atromaculatus) across a gradient of habitat quality
Dr Cory Suski
 Nagrodski Thesis
Charles Hatry
2010
2012
Advancing fishway science in Canada
Dr. Karen Smokorowski
 Hatry Thesis
Vivian Nguyen
2010
2012
The biological and social sciences of improving post-release survival in sockeye salmon following fisheries interaction in the lower Fraser River, British Columbia
Dr Murray Rudd
 Nguyen Thesis
Lauren Stoot
2011
2013
Sub-lethal consequences of net entrapment on freshwater turtles encountered as bycatch in commercial fisheries
Dr. Gabriel Blouin Demers
 Stoot Thesis
Nick Cairns
2011
2013
Mitigation of freshwater turtle bycatch and mortality associated with inland commercial fyke-net fisheries
Dr. Gabriel Blouin Demers
 Cairns Thesis
Samantha Wilson
2011
2013
Characterizing migration behaviour of adult Fraser River sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) during coastal and estuarine passage using acceleration transmitters
Dr Scott Hinch
 Wilson Thesis
Christopher Pullen
2013
The consequences of retained lures on free swimming fish: physiological, behavioural and fitness perspectives
 Pullen Thesis
Liane Nowell
2012
2014
Thermal biology and swimming energetics of bonefish (Albula vulpes) in Eleuthera, The Bahamas
 Nowell Thesis
Nicholas Burnett
2012
2014
Evaluating the effects of dam-altered flow regimes on the swimming activity, behaviour and survival of adult sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka)
Dr Scott Hinch
 Burnett Thesis
Shireen Maarschalk-Bliss
2012
2014
Seasonal variation in assemblage structure and movement of small stream fish in an urban environment
Dr Jon Midwood
 Maarschalk-Bliss Thesis
Jacqueline Chapman
2012
2014
Effects of watershed land use on the seasonal energy dynamics, condition, and parasite communities of stream fish
Dr Cory Suski
 Chapman Thesis
Jessica Taylor
2012
2014
Effects of maternal oxidative stress and gametic cortisol exposure on Fraser River sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) offspring
Dr William Willmore
 Taylor Thesis
Maxime Veilleux
2012
2014
Spatial ecology of fish in Toronto Harbour in response to aquatic habitat enhancement
Dr Susan Doka
 Veilleux Thesis
Gregory King
2012
2014
Nutritional condition and stress response of fishes along a gradient of habitat quality in the St. Lawrence River: Physiological consequences of anthropogenic habitat degradation
Dr Cory Suski
 King Thesis
Cassia Belanger
2013
2015
Ecological correleates of baseline and maximum clucocorticoid concentrations in wild freshwater fish
 Belanger Thesis
Tyler Peat
2013
2015
The thermal biology of fish in the Laurentian Great Lakes: insight from biologging and biotelemetry tools.
 Peat Thesis
Naomi Pleizier
2013
2015
Personality, performance, and the effects of stress on checkered pufferfish (Sphoeroides testudineus)
 Pleizier Thesis
Daniel P Struthers
2013
2015
The spatial ecology and biological responses of wild fishes relative to hydropower development on the Winnipeg River
Dr Eva Enders; Dr Karen Smokorowski
 Struthers Thesis
Kim Birnie-Gauvin
2015
2016
Oxidative ecology of wild fish: investigating the effects of intrinsic and extrinsic factors on oxidative stress and its link to life-histories
Dr William Willmore
 Birnie-Gauvin Thesis
Kaitlyn Montroy
2014
2016
The effects of competition and herbicide drift on nontarget plant populations
Dr. Céline Boutin
 Montroy Thesis
Melissa Dick
2014
2016
The physiological, behavioural, and survival consequences of two radio transmitter attachment techniques on migrating adult sockeye salmon
Dr. Erika J. Eliason
 Dick Thesis
Dirk Algera
2014
2016
The influence of exogenous cortisol manipulation on parental investment and reproductive success in nest guarding male smallmouth bass
 Algera Thesis
Aaron Zolderdo
2014
2016
Does nutritional status mediate the consequences of elevated cortisol on wild fish? Field manipulations using wild smallmouth bass
 Zolderdo Thesis
Matthew Ford
2015
2017
Behavioural response of white sturgeon and walleye to a LED based light guidance device
 Ford Thesis
Brittany Sullivan
2015
2017
Dam removal as a tool for restoring fish connectivity – a literature review and field study
Dr Mark Taylor
 Sullivan Thesis
Petra Szekeres
2015
2017
Exploring the behaviour and physiology of juvenile Bonefish (Albula vulpes): Fundamental and applied perspectives
 Szekeres Thesis
Jill Brooks
2015
2017
The use of biotelemetry in management of areas of concern in the Laurentian Great Lakes
Dr Susan Doka
 Brooks Thesis
Rebecca Manouchehri
2016
2018
The effect of external tag variation on profile drag of fusiform teleost fish
Dr. Jeff Dawson
 Manouchehri Thesis
Sarah Walton
2016
2018
Seasonal Spatial Ecology of juvenile Muskellunge and Northern Pike in upper St. Lawrence River Nursery Bays: Applied Perspectives
Dr. John Farrell
 Walton Thesis
Tanya Prystay
2016
2018
Exploring the relationship between physiological performance and reproductive investment in wild fish using heart rate biologgers
Dr. Erika Eliason
 Prystay Thesis
Clay Steell
2016
2018
An appetite for invasion: invasive lionfish have lower costs of digestion at high temperatures and a feeding physiology that may drive their impact
Dr Erika Eliason
 Steell Thesis
Aline Litt
2017
2019
A socio-ecological risk assessment of the effects of recreational fishing on American Eel (Anguilla rostrata)
Dr. Nicolas Lapointe
 Litt Thesis
Erik Tuononen
2017
2019
Fish community interactions with Very Low Head (VLH) turbine technology
Dr. Karen Smokorowski
 Tuononen Thesis
James Sebes
2017
2019
Factors Influencing Run Strength of Upper Yukon River Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)
Dr. Nicolas Lapointe
 Sebes Thesis
Caleigh Delle Palme
2017
2019
From fish movement to knowledge movement: Understanding and improving science transfer related to acoustic telemetry in the Laurentian Great Lakes
Dr Nathan Young
 Delle Palme Thesis
Connor Reid
2018
2020
Luc LaRochelle
2019
2021
Do angler handling practices influence the short-term post-release behaviour of Black Bass?
Dr Andy Danylchuk
 LaRochelle Thesis
Adogbeji Agberien
2019
2021
Unsupervised machine learning as a tool for exploratory analysis of acoustic telemetry data: A case study with Northern Pike in Toronto Harbour
Dr Jonathan Midwood; Dr Patrick Farrell
 Agberien Thesis
Jessica E. Desforges
2019
2021
On applying the critical thermal maxima method to investigate ecologicall-relevant questions in wild fishes
 Desforges Thesis
Auston Chhor
2019
2021
The role of angler behaviour on the post-release locomotor activity and depth selection of angled fish revealed by biologgers
 Chhor Thesis
Danny Glassman
2019
2021
Kerri Kosziwka
2019
2021
Fish spawning habitat restoration challenges and management options for the Laurentian Great Lakes
Dr. Karen Smokorowski; Dr. Tom Pratt,
 Kosziwka Thesis
Alexandria Trahan
2019
2021
Testing potential mitigation strategies for injuries in angled fish
Dr. Andy Danulchuk
 Trahan Thesis
Jessica Robichaud
2020
2022
The overwintering behaviour and physiology of Northern Map Turtles (Graptemys geographica) in Ontario
Dr. Heath MacMillan; Dr. Greg Bulte
Acacia Frempong
2020
2022
 Waterfront property owner perceptions and perspectives on riparian zone aesthetics and shoreline management interventions: Insights for outreach and behaviour change
Frempong Thesis
Serina Serre
2021
2023
 Using a PCR array to determine transcriptomic effects of contaminants in an Arctic seabird species, Black guillemot (Cepphus grylle)
Serina Serre Thesis
Myra Thapar
2021
2023
Dr. William Willmore
Jessica Reid
2021
2023
Fish movements in urban and restored areas along the Jock River, Ottawa
Dr. Jon Midwood
Hannah Postma
2021
2023
Perspectives and experiences of fisheries professionals working for Indigenous fishery agencies on the
Laurentian Great Lakes
Dr. Vivian Nguyen
Hannah Postma Thesis
Laura Haniford
2021
2023
Validation of physiological biopsy methods for sampling live freshwater fishes
Laura Haniford Thesis
Yasmeen Zahaby
2021
2023
Using a PCR array to determine transcriptomic effects of contaminants in an Arctic seabird species, Black guillemot (Cepphus grylle)
 Yasmeen Zahaby Thesis
Evaline Harmsen
2022
2024

 

 

Doctoral Alumni

 
Name Start End Topic Co-Supervisors Thesis
Kyle Hanson
2009
The relationships between morphology, physiology, performance and individual fitness in two species of teleost fish
 Hanson Thesis
Karen Murchie
2010
Physiological ecology and behaviour of bonefish (Albula vulpes) in tropical tidal flats ecosystems
Dr. Andy Danylchuk
 Murchie Thesis
Connie O’Connor
2011
The Ecology of Stress: A multidisciplinary perspective on stress in wild centrarchid fishes
Dr. Kathleen Gilmour
 O’Connor Thesis
Caleb Hasler
2011
A conservation physiology approach to understanding the migration biology of an imperiled stock of summer-run Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in a regulated river
 Hasler Thesis
Marie-Ange Gravel
2011
Teleost fish providing parental care: individual and intergenerational costs and consequences of nest predation pressure
 Gravel Thesis
Jason Thiem
2013
Behaviour and energetics of sturgeon fishway passage
Dr Jeff Dawson
 Thiem Thesis
Graham Raby
2014
The effects of fisheries capture on the physiology and post-release fate of adult Pacific Salmon
Dr Scott Hinch
 Raby Thesis
Lee Gutowsky
2009
2014
Movement ecology of adfluvial bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus)
Dr Michael Power
 Gutowsky_LFG_revised_changes_accepted
Jake Brownscombe
2012
2016
Behavioural and physiological ecology of coastal marine fish: basic and applied perspectives
Dr Andy Danylchuk
 Brownscombe Thesis
Shannon Bower
2012
2017
Advancing an integrated protocol for rapid assessment of catch-and-release recreational fisheries in the developing world
Dr. Andy Danylchuk; Dr. Rajeev Raghavan
 Bower Thesis
Vivian Nguyen
2013
2017
From animal movements to knowledge movement: knowledge mobilization associated with rapid developments in electronic tagging technology and its application.
Dr Nathan Young
 Nguyen Thesis
Robert Lennox
2012
2018
Mechanisms associated with success and failure of the anadromous migration of Atlantic salmon
Dr Fred Whoriskey
 Lennox Thesis
Mike Lawrence
2019
Does chronic stress mediate predator-prey interactions in wild fish? An experimental approach using exogenous cortisol implants
Dr John Mandelman
 Lawrence Thesis
Andrea Reid
2020
Fish–People–Place: Interweaving Knowledges to Elucidate Pacific Salmon Fate
 Reid Thesis
Jacqueline Chapman
2015
2020
Factors influencing infectious agent communities and infection burden in free-ranging migratory adult salmonids across Canada
 Chapman Thesis
Aaron Zolderdo
2016
2020
Freshwater fish populations in eastern Ontario benefit from long standing protected areas
Dr Cory Suski
 Zolderdo Thesis
Laura Elmer
2016
2020
Fisheries escape, temperature, and infectious agents: multiple stressors impacting wild sockeye salmon spawning migrations
Dr Scott Hinch
 Elmer Thesis
Amanda Jenson
2021
Emmanuelle Chretien
2021
Dirk Algera
2016
2021
Conservation behaviour in action: using fish behaviour to understand and mitigate the impacts of hydropower development
Dr Michael Power
 Algera Thesis
Lisa Kelly
2022
The microbiome and the fitness of wild fishes
Lisa Kelly Thesis
Andrew Kadykalo
2022
Evaluating evidence-informed decision-making in the management and conservation of British Columbia’s fish and wildlife resources
Dr Nathan Young
 Kadykalo Thesis
Will Twardek
2018
2022
Evaluating the consequences of physical barriers on fish during long-distance upstream migrations through rivers
Dr. Nicolas Lapointe
 Twardek Thesis
Andrew Rous
2023
Biotelemetry-based monitoring of fish-habitat interactions as an informative window into habitat management in a multi-species fish community in Toronto Harbour
 Andrew Rous Thesis
Jill Brooks
2017
2023
Spatial ecology of walleye in Hamilton Harbour in relation to restoration efforts
Dr. Jon Midwood
Benjamin Hlina
2023
Investigations of spatial ecology, ecophysiology, and trophic dynamics in freshwater fishes
Jordanna Bergman
2023
Peter Holder
2024

 

 

Post Doctoral Alumni

 

Honour’s Alumni

Name Start End   Name Start End
Tom Binder
2010
2010
Vivian Nguyen
2007
Karen Murchie
2011
2011
Charles Hatry
2009
Nick Lapointe
2013
2013
Alexandra Muhametsafina
2013
Eduardo Martins
2014
2014
Caleigh Delle Palme
2013
2014
Graham Raby
2014
2014
Emma Cooke
2015
2016
Ana Silva
2014
2014
Shannon Clarke
2015
2016
Natalie Sopinka
2015
2015
Ian Byerley
2016
2017
Alexander Wilson
2015
2015
Madison Philipp
2016
2017
Erika Eliason
2105
2015
Ryan Maxwell
2016
2017
Jon Midwood
2105
2015
Millen Tsegaye
2016
2017
Dominique Lapointe
2013
2015
Alice Abrams
2016
2017
Austin Gallagher
2106
2016
Katherine Maclean
2017
2018
Liset Cruz Font
2015
2017
Robert de Bruijn
2018
2018
Kathryn Peiman
2018
2018
Jake Brownscombe
2021
2021
Elodie Ledee
2021
2021
Elizabeth Nyboer
2022
2022
Dominique Roche
2022
2022
Andreas Ekström
2022
2022
Hsien-Yung Lin
2022
2022
Christine Madliger
2022
2023