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 (548)

  • Animal Behavior Journal

    Binder, T.R., A.D.M. Wilson, S.M. Wilson, C.D. Suski, J-G.J. Godin and S.J. Cooke.  In Press.  Is there a pace-of-life syndrome linking boldness and metabolic capacity for locomotion in bluegill sunfish?  Animal Behaviour.  00:000-000.

  • Fisheries Research Cover Image

    Gagne, T.O., K.L. Ovitz, L.P. Griffin, J.W. Brownscombe, S.J. Cooke, and A.J. Danylchuk. In Press. Evaluating the consequences of catch-and-release recreational angling on golden dorado (Salminus brasiliensis) in Salta, Argentina. Fisheries Research. 00:000-000

  • Transactions of the American Fisheries Society

    Cooke, S.J., C.J.A. Cooke and J.W. Brownscombe. In Press. Ultralight or heavyweight? The interactive effects of gear strength and air exposure on reflex impairment in largemouth bass. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 00:000-000.

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    Twardek, W.M., C.K. Elvidge, A.D.M. Wilson, D.A. Algera, A. Zolderdo, S.C. Lougheed and S.J. Cooke. In Press. Do protected areas mitigate the effects of fisheries-induced evolution on parental care behaviour of a teleost fish?  Aquatic Conservation. 00:000-000.

  • RoyalSocietyProceedingsLondon

    Key, B., R. Arlinghaus, H.I. Browman, S.J. Cooke, I.G. Cowx, B.K. Diggles, J.D. Rose, W. Sawynok, A. Schwab, A.B. Skiftesvik, E.D. Stevens and C.A. Watson.  In Press.  Problems with equating thermal preference with “emotional fever” and sentience. Comment on Rey et al. (2015) Fish can show emotional fever: stress-induced hyperthermia in zebrafish.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 00:000-000.

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