Matthew Ford

M.Sc. Students - Alumni  (Sept 2015 – Sept 2017)

Thesis Topic: Investigating the use of integrated louver – light guidance devices for behavioural guidance of at risk migratory and invasive species.

Lab Publications (7)

  • Journal of Fish Biology Cover Image

    Ford, M.I., C.K. Elvidge, P.H. Patrick, M. Sills and S.J. Cooke. 2019. Coloured LED light as a potential behavioural guidance tool for age-0 and age-2 walleye Sander vitreus. Journal of Fish Biology. 95(5):1249-1256.

  • Elvidge, C.K., C.H. Reid, M.I. Ford, M. Sills, P.H. Patrick, D. Gibson, S. Backhouse and S.J. Cooke. 2019. Ontogeny of light avoidance in juvenile lake sturgeon. Journal of Applied Ichthyology. 35:202-209.

  • Endangered Species Research Cover Image

    Elvidge, C.K., M.I. Ford, T.C. Pratt, K.E. Smokorowski, M. Sills, P.H. Patrick and S.J. Cooke.  2018.  Behavioural guidance of yellow-stage American eel Anguillla rostrata with a light-emitting diode (LED) device.  Endangered Species Research. 35:159-168.

  • environmental biology of fishes cover image

    Ford, M.I., C.K. Elvidge, D. Baker, T.C.  Pratt, K.E. Smokorowski, M. Sills, P. Patrick and S.J. Cooke.  2018.  Preferences of age-0 white sturgeon for different colours and strobe rates of LED lights may inform behavioural guidance strategies.  Environmental Biology of Fishes.  101:667-674.

  • Bower, S.D., Brownscombe, J.W., Birnie-Gauvin, K., Ford, M., Moraga, A.D., Pusiak, R.J.P., Turenne, E., Zolderdo, A.J., Cooke, S.J., and J.R. Bennett. 2018. Making tough choices: Picking the appropriate conservation decision-making tool. Conservation Letters. 11(2):1-7.

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