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Former Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

Melissa Evans, 2012-13, Department of Ocean Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. Project: Transgenerational effects and transcriptomic divergence associated with captive-rearing and breeding programs for Atlantic salmon in eastern Canada. (http://melissaleaevans.wix.com/melissalevans#!research/ckiy)

José Beirão Santos, 2012-13, Departments of Biology and Ocean Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. Project: Phenotypic plasticity in gamete interactions and interpopulation hybridization in fish. (https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jose_Beirao?ev=brs_highl)

Blair Adams, 2005-08, Ocean Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. Project: Life history analysis and the management of fish populations.

Eric Heibo, 2006-07, Ocean Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. Project: Life history of European perch.

Yusuke Koseki, 2003-06, Ocean Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. Project: Alternative reproductive phenotypes in coho salmon.

Ph. D. Students

Peter Westley, 2012, Department of Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada. Thesis: Biological invasions as fortuitous experiments in nature: Ecology, evolution, and phenotypic plasticity of non-native brown trout (Salmo trutta) in Newfoundland, Canada. (http://Peterahwestley.wordpress.com/ )

Darek Moreau, 2011, Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology Programme, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada. (co-supervision Garth Fletcher). Thesis: Potential for ecological effects and gene flow resulting from growth hormone transgenic Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) interactions with wild conspecifics.

Kathryn Morton, 2011, Department of Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada (co-supervision Pierre Pepin). Thesis: Development of larval fish: a multi-species perspective.

Ãslaug Viken, 2005, Zoological Institute, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. (co-supervision Gunilla Rosenqvist). Thesis: Implications of mate choice for the management of small populations. Experimental studies using the guppy (Poecilia reticulata) as a model species.

Sigurd Einum, 2000, Zoological Institute, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. Thesis: Maternal effects in fish: implications for the evolution of breeding time and egg size. (http://www.bio.ntnu.no/users/sigurdei/)

M. Sc. Students

John Winkowski, 2014, Department of Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Canada. Thesis: The influence of structural complexity on phenotypic development and post-release performance of juvenile Atlantic salmon.

Michelle Simms, 2014, Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology Graduate Program, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Canada. Thesis: Maternal effects of migration on sympatric offspring of resident and anadromous Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar).

Ian Hamilton, 2014, Department of Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Canada (co-supervision Mark Abrahams). Thesis: What makes a house a home: examining the relationship between growth and predation risk in a coastal elasmobranch, the lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris).

Michelle Caputo, 2013, Department of Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Canada. Thesis: Evolutionary and Fisheries consequences of partial migration in salmonid fishes with a focus on Atlantic salmon and Brook trout

Emily Zimmerman, 2012, Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology Programme, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada (co-supervision Craig Purchase). Thesis: Escape-related behaviour of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua): motivation to escape from sea cages and spatiotemporal dispersal.

Michelle Bachan, 2011, Department of Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Canada. (Co-Supervisor Dr. Ed Trippel, St. Andrew’s Biological Station, NB). Thesis: Maternal influences on egg quality and larval morphology, survival and growth of the batch-spawning Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)

Lance Campbell, 2010, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA (co-supervision Dan Bottom, NOAA Fisheries). Thesis: Life Histories of Juvenile Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in the Columbia River Estuary as Inferred from Scale and Otolith Microchemistry.

David Hering, 2009, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA (co-supervision Dan Bottom, NOAA Fisheries). Thesis: Growth, residence, and movement of juvenile Chinook salmon within restored and reference estuarine marsh channels in Salmon River, Oregon.

Marion Mann, 2008, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA. Thesis: Defining micro-habitat relationships for juvenile black rockfish, Sebastes melanops.

Christopher Lewis, 2007, Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology Programme, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada (co-supervision Bob Gregory). Thesis: Predator-mediated habitat use by juvenile white hake and Greenland cod.

Lisa McLaughlin (nee Krentz), 2007, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA (co-supervision Hiram Li, US Geological Survey). Thesis: Habitat use, movement, and life history variation of coastal cutthroat trout, Oncorhynchus clarkia clarkii, in the Salmon River estuary, Orgeon.

Julie Henning, 2005, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA. (co-supervision Bob Gresswell, US Geological Survey). Thesis: Floodplain emergent wetlands as rearing habitat for fishes and the implications for wetland enhancement.

Megan Petrie, 2005, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA. (co-supervision Cliff Ryer, NOAA Fisheries). Thesis: Habitat associations and determinants of refuge use in post-settlement lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus).

Jaclyn Bennett (nee Richards), 2004, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA. Thesis: Distribution and life history of the spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias) off the Oregon and Washington coasts.

Sean Gillard, 1999, Zoological Institute, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. Thesis: Reproductive behaviour and competition between native and native-farmed hybrid Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): the potential for genetic introgression.

Sigurd Einum, 1996, Zoological Institute, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. Thesis: Performance of juvenile farmed and native/farmed hybrid Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and implications for native populations.

Undergraduate Students

Krista Oke, 2011, Department of Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Canada. Thesis: Ecological consequences for Atlantic salmon of competition resulting from hybridization of growth hormone transgenic Atlantic salmon and brown trout

Daniel Jones, 2003, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA. Thesis: Estuarine feeding behaviour of cutthroat trout.

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