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 (415)

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    Lennox, R. J., K. Whoriskey, G. T. Crossin,  and S. J. Cooke. In Press. Influence of angler hook-set behaviour relative to hook type on capture success and incidences of deep hooking and injury in a teleost fish. Fisheries Research. 00: 000-000.

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    Hayden, T.A., C.M. Holbrook, D. Fielder, C.S. Vandergoot, R.A. Bergstedt,  J.M. Dettmers, C.C. Krueger and S.J. Cooke.  In Press.  Acoustic telemetry reveals large-scale migration patterns for walleye in Lake Huron.  PLoS One.  00:000-000.

  • conservation physiology

    Brownscombe, J.W., K. Marchand, K. Tisshaw, V. Fewster, O. Groff, M. Pichette, M. Seed,  L.F.G. Gutowsky, A.D.M. Wilson and S.J. Cooke. In Press. The influence of water temperature and accelerometer-determined fight intensity on physiological stress and reflex impairment of angled largemouth bass. Conservation Physiology. 00:000-000.

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    Cooke, S.J., M.R. Donaldson, and T.D. Clark. 2014. Practical guidance for early career researchers dealing with tardy or unresponsive co-authors. Ideas in Evolution and Ecology 7: 73-76.

  • behavioural ecology

    Harrison,P.M., L.F.G. Gutowsky, E.G. Martins, D.A. Patterson, S.J. Cooke and M. Power.  In Press.  Personality-dependent spatial ecology occurs independently from dispersal in wild burbot (Lota lota).  Behavioral Ecology.  00:000-000.

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