Ph.D. Candidate  (January 2014 – December 2018)
Thesis topic: Spatial ecology of fish communities
B.Sc. Ecology, University of Guelph (2005-2010)
M.Sc. Integrative Biology, University of Guelph (2011-2014)
Thesis Title: Behaviour and space use of sea lamprey at traps near a hydroelectric generating station. (Supervisor: Dr. Rob McLaughlin)
Lab Publications (9)
Abrams, A. E. I., A. M. Rous, J. L. Brooks, M. J. Lawrence, S. E. Doka, J. D. Midwood, and S. J. Cooke. 2018. Comparing immobilization, recovery, and stress indicators associated with electric fish handling gloves and a portable electrosedation system. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 147:390-399.
Cooke, S.J., A.M. Rous, L.A. Donaldson, J.J. Taylor, T. Rytwinski, K.A. Prior, K.E. Smokorowski and J.R. Bennett. 2018. Evidence-based restoration in the Anthropocene – From acting with purpose to acting for impact. Restoration Ecology. 26(2):201-205.
Brooks, J.L., C. Boston, S. Doka, D. Gorsky, K. Gustavson, D. Hondorp, D. Isermann, J. D. Midwood, T.C. Pratt, A. M. Rous, J. L. Withers, C.C. Krueger, & S. J. Cooke. 2017. Use of fish telemetry in rehabilitation planning, management, and monitoring in Areas of Concern in the Laurentian Great Lakes. Environmental Management. 60(6):1139–1154.
Rous, A.M., J.D. Midwood, L.F.G. Gutowsky, N.W.R Lapointe, R. Portiss, T. Sciscione, M.G. Wells, S.E. Doka, and S.J. Cooke. 2017. Telemetry-determined habitat use informs multi-species habitat management in an urban harbour. Environmental Management 59: 118-128.
Dick, M., A.M. Rous, V.M. Nguyen and S.J. Cooke. 2016. Necessary but challenging: multiple disciplinary approaches to solving conservation problems. FACETS Journal. 1: 67-82 .
Rous, A.M, A.R. McLean, J. Barber, G. Bravener, T. Castro-Santos, C.M. Holbrook, I. Imre, T.C. Pratt and R. L. McLaughlin. 2017. Spatial mismatch between sea lamprey behaviour and trap location explains low success at trapping for control. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 74: 2085-2097.
McLean, A. R., J. Barber, G. Bravener, A.M. Rous, and R. L. McLaughlin. 2015. Understanding low success trapping invasive sea lampreys: and entry-level analysis. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 72: 1876-1885.