Research Interests: Competitive interactions; predator-prey dynamics; niche construction; maintenance of inter-individual phenotypic variation
Taylor worked as an undergraduate assistant in the Cooke Lab during the summer of 2013 in the Ottawa region (Cornwall, Watts creek) and B.C.
Lab Publications (10)
Sullivan, B.G., M.K. Taylor, C. Carli, T.D. Ward, R.J. Lennox and S.J. Cooke. In Press. Partial dam removal restores passage for a Threatened salmonid. River Research and Applications. 00:000-000.
Lizee TW, Lennox RJ, Ward TD, Brownscombe JW, Chapman JM, Danylchuk AJ, Nowell LB, Cooke SJ. 2018. Influence of landing net mesh type on handling time and tissue damage of angled brook trout. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 38: 76-83.
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. 2017. Electric fish handling gloves provide effective immobilization and do not impede reflex recovery of adult Largemouth Bass. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 37: 652-659.
Harrison P.M, Gutowsky L.F.G., Martins E.G., Ward T.D., Patterson D.A., Cooke S.J., and Power M. 2017. Individual isotopic specialisations predict subsequent inter-individual variation in movement in a freshwater fish. Ecology. 98(3):608-615.
Kerr SM, Ward TD, Lennox RJ, Brownscombe JW, Chapman JM, Gutowsky LFG, Logan JM, Twardek WM, Elvidge CK, Danylchuk AJ, Cooke SJ. 2017. Influence of hook type and live bait on the hooking performance of inline spinners in the context of catch-and-release brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis fishing in lakes. Fisheries Research 186:642-647.