Steven J. Cooke

Principal Investigator

Dr. Cooke is an Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair of Environmental Science and Biology at Carleton University (Ottawa, Ontario), in the field of fish ecology and conservation physiology. Dr. Cooke is also an Adjunct Professor in the Biology Department at the University of Waterloo and an Affiliate Research Scientist at the Illinois Natural History Survey.


Professional Activities

Chair of the Science Advisor Committee for Ocean Tracking Network Canada
Chair of the Sea Lamprey Research Board of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission
Editor in Chief for Conservation Physiology (Oxford University Press)
Past President of the Canadian Aquatic Resources Section of the American Fisheries Society
Member of the Partnership Group for Science and Engineering (representing AFS)
Member of the World Council of Fisheries Societies (representing Canada)
Handling Editor for Environmental Biology of Fishes and Journal of Animal Biotelemetry
Editorial Board for Fisheries Research and Ideas in Ecology and Evolution
Adjunct Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Waterloo
Research Associate in the Department of Forest Sciences and Conservation at the University of British Columbia
Affiliate Scientist at the Illinois Natural History Survey
Special Graduate Faculty at the University of Illiniois at Urbana-Champaign

Lab Publications (719)

  • Bower, S.D., Song, A.M., Onyango, P., Cooke, S.J., Kolding, J. In Press. Using transdisciplinary research to support governance in inland fisheries. MARE Publication Series, Vol. 21, Chuenpagdee, R and Jentoft, S. (Eds): Transdisciplinarity for Small-Scale Fisheries Governance, 978-3-319-94937-6, 466764_1_En.

  • Lennox RJ, Økland F, Mitamura H, Cooke SJ, Thorstad EB. In Press. European eel Anguilla anguilla compromise speed for safety in the early marine spawning migration. ICES Journal of Marine Science 00:00-00.

  • Lennox RJ, Eliason EJ, Havn TB, Johansen MR, Thorstad EB, Cooke SJ, Diserud OH, Whoriskey FG, Farrell AP, and Uglem I. In Press. Bioenergetic consequences of warming rivers to adult Atlantic salmon during their spawning migration. Freshwater Biology 00:000-000.

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    Struthers, D.P., Bower, S.D., Lennox, R.J., Gilroy, C., MacDonald, B., Cooke, S.J., and Litvak,   M.K. In Press. Short-term physiological disruption and reflex impairment in Shortnose Sturgeon Acipenser brevirostrum exposed to catch-and-release angling. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 00:00-00.

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    Lennox RJ, Thorstad EB, Diserud OH, Økland F, Cooke SJ, Aasestad I, Forseth T. 2018. Biotic and abiotic determinants of the ascent behaviour of adult Atlantic salmon transiting passable waterfalls. River Research and Applications 00:00-00.

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