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 (452)

  • Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Cover Image

    Binder, T.R., C.M. O’Connor, S.H. McConnachie, S.M. Wilson, M.A. Nannini, D.H. Wahl and S.J. Cooke.  In Press.  Is winter worse for stressed fish?  The consequences of exogenous cortisol manipulation on over-winter survival and condition of juvenile largemouth bass.  Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A 00:000-000.

  • Aquatic sciences

    Midwood, J.D., Chapman, J.M., Cvetkovic, M., King, G.D., Ward, T.D., Cooke, S.J. and Suski, C.D. In Press.  Diel variability in fish assemblage in coastal wetlands and tributaries of the St. Lawrence River: A cautionary tale for fisheries monitoring. Aquatic Sciences 00:000-000.


  • Reviews in fisheries science and aquaculture cover

    Gupta, N.,Bower, S.D., Raghavan, R., Danylchuk, A.J., and Cooke, S.J..  In Press.  Status of recreational fisheries in India: development, issues and opportunities.  Reviews in Fisheries Science and Aquaculture  00:000-000.

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    Lennox, R.J., Brownscombe, J.W., Cooke, S.J., Danylchuk, A.J., Moro, P.S., Sanches, E.A., and Garonne-Neto, D. In Press. Evaluation of catch-and-release angling practices for the fat snook Centropomus parallelus in a Brazilian estuary. Ocean and Coastal Management 00: 000-000.

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    Chapman, J.M., Marcogliese, D.J., Suski, C.D., and Cooke, S.J. In Press. Variation in parasite communities and health indices of juvenile Lepomis gibbosus across a gradient of watershed land-use and habitat quality. Ecological Indicators 00: 000-000. 

See All 452 Publications by Steven J. Cooke