Keith Stamplecoskie

AlumniTechnical Staff - Alumni  (2010 - 2013)

Keith Stamplecoskie is the Lab Manager and Research Biologist for the Cooke Lab at Carleton University. Keith works in some capacity on most of the student and postdoctoral research projects in the lab.  He has particular expertise with passive integrated transponder (PIT) telemetry and electrofishing systems.


  • Provide mentorship and research support to undergrad and M.Sc. students
  • Provide research support for PhD and postdoctoral projects
  • Conduct research and prepare reports with non-university research partners (e.g., Parks Canada, The National Capital Commission, Rideau Valley Conservation Authority and South Nation Conservation Authority)
  • Lab safety
  • Maintenance and repair of equipment


M.Sc. Zoology (2007-2009) – University of Guelph

B.Sc. Honours Marine and Freshwater Biology (2003-2007) – University of Guelph

Professional Activities

(October 2009 – March 2010) Research Biologist, Ministry of Natural Resources, Peterborough, Ontario

(May 2006-August 2006) Research Technician, Ministry of Natural Resources, Peterborough, Ontario

(May 2005 – August 2005) Research Technician, Ministry of Natural Resources, Peterborough, Ontario

Lab Publications (6)

  • Hydrobiologia Cover Image

    Bliss, S.M., J.D. Midwood, K.M. Stamplecoskie and S.J. Cooke.  2015.  Seasonal movements and residency of small-bodied fish in a north temperate urban watershed demonstrate connectivity between a stream and stormwater drain.  Hydrobiologia 742:327-338.

  • Canadian Journal of Zoology Cover Image

    Cousineau, A., J.D. Midwood, K. Stamplecoskie, G. King, C.D. Suski,  and S.J.  Cooke. 2014.  Diel patterns of baseline glucocorticoids and stress responsiveness in a teleost fish. Canadian Journal of Zoology 92: 417-421.

  • Muhametsafina, A., J.D. Midwood, S.M. Bliss, K.M. Stamplecoskie and S.J. Cooke.  2014.  The fate of dead fish tagged with biotelemetry transmitters in an urban stream.  Aquatic Ecology  48: 23-33.

  • Physiological and Biochemical Zoology

    Hatry, C., J.D. Thiem, T.R. Binder, D. Hatin, P. Dumont, K.M. Stamplecoskie, J.M. Molina, K.E. Smokorowski, and S.J. Cooke. 2014.. Comparative physiology and relative swimming performance of three redhorse (Moxostoma spp.) species: associations with fishway passage success. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 87: 148-159.

  • Journal of Fish Biology Cover Image

    Nagrodski, A., K.J. Murchie, K.M. Stamplecoskie, C.D. Suski, and S.J. Cooke. 2013.  Effects of an experimental short-term cortisol challenge on the behaviour of wild creek chub (Semotilus atromaculatus) in mesocosm and stream environments.  Journal of Fish Biology 82:1138-1158

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