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 (608)

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    Ward, T.D., J.W. Brownscombe, L.F.G. Gutowsky, R. Ballagh, N. Sakich, D. McLean, G. Quesnel, S. Gambhir, C.M. O’Connor and S.J. Cooke.  In Press.  Electric fish handling gloves provide effective immobilization and do not impede reflex recovery of adult Largemouth Bass.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management.  00:000-000

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    Birnie-Gauvin, K., K.S. Peiman, M.H. Larsen, K. Aarestrup, W.G. Willmore and S.J. Cooke.  In Press.  Short-term and long-term effects of transient exogenous cortisol manipulation on oxidative stress in juvenile brown trout.  Journal of Experimental Biology.  00:000-000.

  • Fish and Fisheries

    Lennox RJ, Alós J, Arlinghaus A, Horodysky A, Klefoth T, Monk CT, Cooke SJ. In Press. What makes fish vulnerable to capture by hooks? A conceptual framework and a review of key determinants. Fish and Fisheries 00:00-00.

  • Ecological Applications

    Crossin, G.T., Heupel, M., Holbrook, C.M., Hussey, N., Lowerre-Barbieri, S., Nguyen, V.M., Raby, G.D., Cooke, S.J. In Press. Acoustic telemetry and fisheries management. Ecological Applications. 00:000-000.

  • conservation physiology

    McLean, M.F., Hanson, K.C., Cooke, S,J., Hinch, S.G., Patterson, D.A., Nettles, T.L., Litvak, M.K., Crossin, G.T. 2016. Physiological stress response, reflex impairment, and delayed mortality of white sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus exposed to simulated fisheries stressors. Conservation Physiology 4: cow031

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