Alumni

2010

Erin Foster, M.Sc.
Supervisor, Joseph Culp, UNB Biology, CRI, Environment Canada
Nutrient status variability in the Kennebecasis and Nashwaak watersheds


2009

Andrew Sutherland
Post-doctoral research fellow in Joseph Culp's CRI lab (2007-2009).

Rosalyn Smedley, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Allen Curry, UNB, CRI
Effects of agricultural landscape on fish community structure and population in New Brunswick.

Allison Schein
Supervisors: Simon Courtenay, UNB, CRI and Michael van den Heuval, UPEI, CRI
The estuarine fish community and food web structure in areas of sea lettuce (Ulva lactuca) and eelgrass (Zostera marina) within the Stanley River estuary, Prince Edward Island.

Thijs Bosker, Ph.D.
Supervisors: Dr. Kelly Munkittrick, UNBSJ and CRI & Dr. Deborah MacLatchy, Wilfred Laurier Univ. and CRI
The evaluation, refinement and application of laboratory based short-term adult fish reproductive tests

Heidi Swanson, Ph.D.
Supervisor: Karen Kidd, UNBSJ
Effects of anadromous Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) on food web structure and contaminant concentrations in coastal arctic lakes.

Samantha Bosman, M.Sc.
Supervisors: David Methvan and Simon Courtenay
Northumberland strait fish assemblages: patterns and processes.

Megan Finley, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Michael van den Heuval, UPEI
Investigating the suitability of northern mummichog (fundulus heteroclitis macrolepidotus) for the assessment of cumulative and non-point source pollution in Prince Edward Island estuaries.

Tommi Linnansaari, Ph.D.
Supervisor: Rick Cunjak, UNB Canadian Rivers Institute, Biology

Antonis Gazeas, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Donald Baird, UNB Canadian Rivers Institute
The tetrad approach: incorporating ecosystem function assessment into the triad approach for contaminated site assessment in rivers.

Salomé Menezes, Ph.D.
University of Aveiro, Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies, Portugal
Supervisors: Amadeu Soares, Donald Baird & Luisa Castillo
Thesis: Macroinvertebrate traits as biomonitoring tools in agricultural scenarios.

Laura Grace, M.Sc.
University of New Brunswick, Biology, CRI
Supervisor: Joseph Culp, UNB Biology, CRI, Environment Canada
Thesis: The effects of agricultural practices on metabolic rates in stream environments.


2008

Lisa Bowron, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Kelly Munkittrick
Responses of white sucker (Catostomus commersoni) populations to changes in pulp mill effluent discharges.

Tim Jardine, Ph.D.
Supervisor: Karen Kidd
Using multiple sentinal species and stable isotopes to understand mercury sources and fate in temperate streams.

Yves Tramblay, Ph.D.
Supervisor: André St.-Hilaire
Extrêmes de sédiments en suspension dans les rivières d'Amérique du Nord.

Brianna Wyn, Ph.D.
Supervisor: Karen Kidd
Mercury bioaccumulation through food webs in acidic lakes at Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site, Nova Scotia.

2007

Loubna Benyahya, Ph.D.
Supervisor: André St.-Hilaire
Modélisation statistique de la températures de l'eau en rivière et en rélgime non-hivernal.

Olivia Logan, M.Sc.
Supervisors: Allen Curry and Joseph Culp
Effects of fine sediment deposition on benthic invertebrate communities.

Tim Arciszewski M.Sc.
Supervisors: Karen Kidd, Kelly Munkittrick
Population-level responses of fish and invertebrates to municipal and industrial effluents in a complex receiving environment.

Collin Arens, M.Sc.
Supervisors: David Methven, Kelly Munkittrick
Nearshore fish community structure in the southwest Bay of Fundy and northwest Atlantic: comparing assemblages across multiple spatial and temporal scales.

Sandra Brasfield, Ph.D.
Supervisor: Kelly Munkittrick
Investigating and interpreting reduced reproductive performance in fish inhabiting streams adjacent to agricultural operations.

Jason Casselman, M.Sc.
Supervisors: David Methven, Kelly Munkittrick
Structure of the offshore fish species assemblages in Saint John Harbour.

2006

Eric Chernoff, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Allen Curry
Early development characteristics of anadromous resident brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis).

Heather Lamson, M.Sc.
Supervisors: David Cairns, Allen Curry
Movement patterns and growth of American eels (Anguilla rostrata) between salt and fresh water, based on otolith microchemistry.

Karilyn Long, M.Sc.
Supervisors: Richard Cunjak, Robert Newbury
The effects of redd site selection and redd geometry on the survival of incubating Okanagan sockeye eggs.

Rachel Keeler, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Rick Cunjak
Development and application of passive integrated transponder technology to investigate the movement and reproductive ecology of adult slimy sculpin (Cottus cognatus) in small New Brunswick streams.

Marilynn Kullman, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Karen Kidd
Assimilation of freshwater salmonid aquaculture waste by native aquatic biota.

Bronwyn Pavey, M.Sc.
Supervisors: Andre St-Hilaire, Simon Courtenay
Analyse comparative des concentrations de solides en suspension et de la sedimentation en aval des tourbieres exploitees (Nouveau-Brunswick).

Jennifer Shaw, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Allen Curry
Variation in early life-history characteristics of sympatric rainbow smelt populations in Lake Utopia, New Brunswick.

Karma Tenzin, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Kelly Munkittrick
The design of a non-lethal fish monitoring program for rivers in Bhutan.

Marie-Helene Theriault, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Simon Courtenay
Les effets des effluents d'usines de transformation des produits marins sur la communaute de poissons cotiers et sur deux especes sentinelles dans le sud du Golfe du Saint-Laurent. 

2005

Consuelo Aguilar, Ph.D.
Supervisors: Gaspar Gonzalez, Deborah MacLatchy
La ictiofauna costara de Ciudad de la Habana: Efectos acumulativos de agentes estresantes múltiples en varios riveles de organación biologica.

Chris Connell, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Richard Cunjack
Fry stocking and adult translocation as strategies to address patchiness in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) spawning distributions within Clearwater Brook, NB.

Jonathan Freedman, M.Sc.
Supervisors: Allen Curry, Kelly Munkittrick
Movement patterns and trophic structure of a reservoir fish community assessed using stable isotope analysis.

Brendan Galloway, Ph.D.
Supervisors: Allen Curry, Kelly Munkittrick
Evaluating the suitability of fish species for environmental monitoring programs.

Rebecca Ibey, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Deborah MacLatchy

Rainie Sharpe, Ph.D.
Supervisor: Deborah MacLatchy
Investigation of effects and mechanisms of endocrine disruption by *-sitosterol in goldfish (Carassius auratus).

Kevin Shaughnessy, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Deborah MacLatchy
Use of a mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus) reproductive bioassay in a toxicity identification evaluation of bleached kraft pulp mill condensates.

Mark Skinner, M.Sc.
Supervisors: Simon Courtenay, Allen Curry
Movements and site fidelity in mummichogs.

Genevieve Vallieres, M.Sc.
Supervisors: Deborah MacLatchy, Kelly Munkittrick
An effects-based assessment of the health of fish in a small estuarine stream receiving effluent from an oil refinery.

S. Currie

2004

Chad Doherty, M.Sc.
Supervisors: Allen Curry, Kelly Munkittrick
Movement patterns and biology of white sucker in a riverine environment exposed to multiple stresses.

Jennifer Peddle, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Kelly Munkittrick
Biodiversity and community ecology of the parasites of the three-spine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus, in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Douglas Peterson

2003

Monica Boudreau, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Simon Courtenay
Developpement embryonnaire et juvenile du choquemort (Fundulus heteroclitus) apres une exposition a des perturbateurs endocriniens estrogeniques et androgeniques standard.  

Valerie Bujold, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Richard Cunjak
-to-fry survival and drifting fry behaviour of wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) in Western Brook,Gros Morne National Park, NF.

Jason Flanagan, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Richard Cunjak
The impacts of fine sediments and variable flow regimes on the habitat and survival of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) eggs.

Michelle Gray, Ph.D.
Supervisors: Kelly Munkittrick, Richard Cunjak
Assessing non-point source pollution in agricultural regions of the upper St. John River basin using the slimy sculpin (Cottus cognatus).

Timothy Jardine, M.Sc.
Supervisors: Scott Brown, Deborah MacLatchy
Summer feeding and growth of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) smolts after estuarine caging: a stable isotope study.

Lottie Vallis, M.Sc.
Supervisors: Deb MacLatchy, Kelly Munkittrick
The potential use of rock gunnel (Pholis gunnellus) as a bioindicator in Saint John Harbour, New Brunswick, Canada.

2002

Kimble Costain, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Deborah MacLatchy
Reproductive status of sex-reversing wrasses (Labridae) exposed to contaminated waters of Havana, Cuba.

Sean Corrigan, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Allen Curry
Temporal use of rockweed by fishes in the Bay of Fundy.

Rick Doucett Postdoctoral Fellow
Supervisor: Richard Cunjak
Stable isotope studies on feeding ecology of Atlantic salmon.

Tricia Gribling,M.Sc.
Supervisor: Bob Newbury
Community involvement in the Fraser River Plan.

Dale Hanson, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Allen Curry
Interactions of alewife and smallmouth bass and the implications for fisheries management.

Jean-Marc Roussel Postdoctoral Fellow
Supervisor: Richard Cunjak
Atlantic salmon studies in Catamaran Brook.

Daniel Walker, Ph.D. Eng.
Supervisor: Bob Newbury
Hydraulic and design aspects of natural and constructed riffles in gravel-cobble bed rivers.

2001

David Courtemanche, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Allen Curry
Strontium as an indicator of estuarine residence in anadromous brook trout

Jason Dietrich, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Richard Cunjak
The behaviour, survival and production of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) smolts in the western Brook River system.

Patricia Edwards, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Richard Cunjak
An investigation of the potential effects of natural and anthropogenic disturbance on the density and distribution of slimy sculpin (Cottus cognatus) in Catamaran Brook, New Brunswick.

Frederic Leusch, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Deborah MacLatchy
Mechanisms of action of phytosterols on goldfish (Carassius auratus) gonadal steroidogenesis.

Scott MacNeill, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Allen Curry
The impacts of agriculture on brook trout reproduction in streams on PEI.

2000

Steve Currie, M.Sc.
Supervisor: Allen Curry
Winter Survival of Age Smallmouth bass at the Species Northern Limit.