Dirk Algera

AlumniM.Sc. Students - AlumniPh.D. Candidate  (May 2016 - May 2020)


B.Sc. (2010-2014), Biology and Environmental Science, Trent University

Honor’s Thesis Title: Morphological responses of pumpkinseed (Lepomis gibbosus) to olfactory predator cues.

Lab Publications (11)

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    Lawrence, M.J., S. Jain-Schlaepfer, A.J. Zolderdo, D.A. Algera, K.M. Gilmour, A.J. Gallagher and S.J. Cooke.  2018.  Are 3-minutes good enough for obtaining baseline physiological samples from teleost fish? Canadian Journal of Zoology.  96:774-786.

  • Algera, D.A., J.W. Brownscombe, K.M. Gilmour, M.J. Lawrence, A.J. Zolderdo and S.J. Cooke. 2017.  Cortisol treatment affects locomotor activity and swimming behaviour of male smallmouth bass engaged in paternal care: A field study using acceleration biologgers.  Physiology and Behavior.  181:59-68.

  • Brownscombe, J.W., S.J. Cooke, D.A. Algera, K.C. Hanson, E.J. Eliason, N.J. Burnett, A.J. Danylchuk, S.G. Hinch, and A.P. Farrell.  2017.  Ecology of exercise in wild fish: integrating concepts of individual physiological capacity, behaviour and fitness through diverse case studies. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 57:281-292.

  • Rytwinski T, Algera DA, Taylor JJ, Smokorowski, KE, Bennett JR, Harrison PM, Cooke SJ (2017) What are the consequences of fish entrainment and impingement associated with hydroelectric dams on fish productivity? A systematic review protocol. Journal of Environmental Evidence 6:8

  • Foster, J.G., D.A. Algera, J.W. Brownscombe, A.J. Zolderdo and S.J. Cooke. 2016. Consequences of different types of littoral zone light pollution on the parental care behaviour of a freshwater teleost fish. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 227: 404. doi:10.1007/s11270-016-3106-6

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