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 (474)

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    Adams, A.J., and S.J. Cooke. In Press. Advancing the science and management of flats fisheries for bonefish, tarpon, and permit. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 00:000-000.

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    Brownscombe, J.W., L. Griffin, T. Gagne, C.R. Haak, S.J. Cooke and A.J. Danylchuk.  In Press.  Physiological stress and reflex impairment of recreationally angled bonefish in Puerto Rico.  Environmental Biology of Fishes.  00:000-000.

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    Dufour, K., L.F.G. Gutowsky, D. Algera, A. Zolderdo, J.M.T. Magel, N. Pleizier, M. Dick and S.J. Cooke.  In Press.  An experimental test of in-season homing mechanisms used by nest-guarding male Largemouth Bass following displacement.  Behavioural Processes.  00:000-000.

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    Cooke, S.J., J.M. Chapman and J.C. Vermaire.  2015.  On the apparent failure of silt fences to protect freshwater ecosystems from sedimentation: a call for improvements in science, technology, training and compliance monitoring.  Journal of Environmental Management.  164:67-73.

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    Peat, T. B., T. A. Hayden, L. F. G. Gutowsky, C. S. Vandergoot, D. G. Fielder, C. P. Madenjian, K. J. Murchie, J. M. Dettmers, C. C. Krueger, and S. J. Cooke. In Press. Seasonal thermal ecology of adult walleye (Sander vitreus) in Lake Huron and Lake Erie. Journal of Thermal Biology. 00:000-000.

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