M.Sc. Students - AlumniPh.D. Candidate
Research interests: Impacts of catch and release angling, migration of freshwater fish, adaptation of freshwater fish with introduction of invasive species.
Background: BSc in biology with specialization in ecology (Laurentian University)
Undergrad thesis : Maternal influences on Lake Whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) embryonic fitness in an exploited Lake Huron stock
Lab Publications (5)
Cooke, S.J., B.W.C. Cooke, J.T.H. Cooke, C.J.A. Cooke, L. LaRochelle, A.J. Danylchuk, S. Clark Danylchuk and R.J. Lennox. In Press. Evaluating different hook removal gear for in-water dehooking of jaw-hooked fish captured with barbed or barbless hooks. Fisheries Research. 00:000-000.
LaRochelle, L., A. Trahan, J.W. Brownscombe, A.J. Danylchuk and S.J. Cooke. In Press. A comparison of different tournament weigh-in formats on the short-term post-release behaviour of Black bass assessed with biologgers. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 00:000-000.
LaRochelle, L., A.D. Chhor, J.W. Brownscombe, A.J. Zolderdo, A.J. Danylchuk and S.J. Cooke. 2021. Ice-fishing handling practices and their effects on the short-term post-release behaviour of Largemouth Bass. Fisheries Research. 243:106084.
Trahan, A.T., Chhor, A. D., LaRochelle, L., Danylchuk, A. J., and Cooke, S. J. 2021. Influence of artificial lure hook type on hooking characteristics, handling, and injury of angled freshwater gamefish. Fisheries Research. 243:106506.
Cooke, S.J., P. Soroye, J.L. Brooks, J. Clarke, A.L. Jeanson, A. Berberi, M.L. Piczak, C.H. Reid, J.E. Desforges, J.D. Guay, A.K. Drake, A.M. Jardine, J.P. Ethier, H.E. Keefe, A.M. Medd , B.P.M. Edwards, C. Reeve, A. Perkovic, A. Frempong-Manso, L. LaRochelle, S. Patterson, M. Roach-Krajewski, A. Howarth, B. Bard, E.J. Harmsen, J. Robichaud, S. Serré, C.J. Bihun, R.T. Buxton, V.M. Nguyen, L.C. Woodall, W.J. Sutherland and J.R. Bennett. 2021. Ten considerations for conservation policy makers for the post-COVID-19 transition. Environmental Reviews. 29:1-8.