Ph.D. Candidate  (May 2017 - May 2021)
Research Interests: Spatial ecology and conservation of fish, acoustic telemetry, life history of sharks, anthropogenic effects on fish populations.
For several years Jill was the manager of Bimini Biological Field Station in the Bahamas, where she tagged and tracked a variety of shark species, recruited and trained interns, and continues to co-PI a coastal shark telemetry project on the coast of Florida.
Lab Publications (7)
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.
Lynch, A.J., I.G. Cowx, E. Fluet-Chouinard, S.M. Glaser, S.C. Phang, T.D. Beard, Jr., S.D. Bower, J.L. Brooks, D.B. Bunnell, J.E. Claussen, S.J. Cooke, Y.-C. Kao, K. Lorenzen, B.J.E. Myers, A.J. Reid, J.J. Taylor and S. Youn. 2017. Inland fisheries – invisible but integral to the UN Sustainable Development Agenda for ending poverty by 2030. Global Environmental Change. 47: 167-173.
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.
Reid, A.J., J.L. Brooks, L. Dolgova, B. Laurich, B.G. Sullivan, P. Szekeres, S.L.R. Wood, J.R. Bennett and S.J. Cooke, S.J. 2017. Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals still neglecting their environmental roots in the Anthropocene. Environmental Science and Policy. 77:179-184.
Midwood, J.D., D. Reddick, J. Brooks, C. Boston, S.E. Doka and S.J. Cooke. In Press. Intracoelomic implantation in Longnose gar (Lepisosteus osseus). Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 00:000-000.
S. T. Kessel, J. Fraser, W. G. Van Bonn, J. L. Brooks, T. L. Guttridge,
N. E. Hussey and S. H. Gruber. Transcoelomic expulsion of an ingested foreign object by a
carcharhinid shark. Marine and Freshwater Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF17022
Guttridge, T.L., Van Zinnicq Bergmann, M.P.M., Bolte, C., Howey, L.A., Finger, J.S., Kessel, S.T., Brooks, J.L., Winram, W., Bond, M.E., Jordan, L.K.B. and Cashman, R.C., 2017. Philopatry and Regional Connectivity of the Great Hammerhead Shark, Sphyrna mokarran in the US and Bahamas. Frontiers Marine Science, 4(3).
Brooks, J.L., T. L. Guttridge, B.R. Franks, R. D. Grubbs, D. D. Chapman, S. H. Gruber, J. D. Dibattista, and K. A. Feldheim. 2016. Using genetic inference to re-evaluate longevity of the lemon shark Negaprion brevirostris. Journal of Fish Biology, 88:2067-2074. doi:10.111/jfb.12943
O’Connell, C.P., T.L. Guttridge, S.H. Gruber, J.L. Brooks, J.S. Finger, and P. He. 2014. Behavioral modification of visually deprived lemon sharks (Negaprion brevirostris) towards magnetic fields. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 453:131-137.