Publications

Journal Articles

Breau, C, RA Cunjak and SJ Peake. 2011. Behaviour at high water temperatures: can physiology explain movement of juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) to cool water? J. Anim. Ecol.

Linnansaari, T, and RA Cunjak. 2010. Patterns in apparent survival of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) parr in relation to variable ice conditions throughout winter. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 67(11): 1744-1754.

Moles, MD, BW Robinson, TA Johnston, RA Cunjak, TD Jardine, JM Casselman, and WC Leggett. 2010. Morphological and trophic differentiation of growth morphotypes of walleye (Sander vitreus) from Lake Winnipeg. Can. J. Zoo. 88(10): 950-960.

Weir, LK, C Breau, JA Hutchings, and RA Cunjak. 2010. Multiple paternity and variance in male fertilization success within Atlantic salmon Salmo salar redds in a naturally spawning population. J. Fish Biol. 77(3): 479-493.

Clément, M, and RA Cunjak. 2010. Physical injuries in wild juvenile Atlantic salmon, slimy sculpin and blacknose dace attributable to electrofishing. N. Am. J. Fish. Manage. 30(3): 840-850.

Imre, I, JWA Grant and RA Cunjak. 2010. Density-dependent growth of young-of-the-year Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) revisited. Ecol. Freshw. Fish. 19(1): 1-6.

Jardine, TD, KA Kidd, RA Cunjak, and PA Arp. 2009. Factors affecting water strider (Hemiptera: Gerridae) mercury concentrations in lotic systems. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 28: 1480-1492.

Jardine,TD, KA Kidd, and RA Cunjak. 2009. An evaluation of deuterium as a food source tracer in temperate streams of Eastern Canada. J. North Amer. Benthol. Soc. 28(4): 885-893.

Linnansaari, TP, K Alfredsen, M Stickler, JV Arnekleiv, A Harby, and RA Cunjak. 2009. Does ice matter? Site fidelity and movements by Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) parr during winter in a substrate-enhanced river reach. River Res. Appl. 25(6): 773-787.

McWilliam-Hughes, SM, TD Jardine, and RA Cunjak. 2009. Instream C sources for primary consumers in two temperate, oligotrophic rivers: Possible evidence of bryophytes as a food source. J. North Amer. Benthol. Soc. 28(3): 733-743.

Jardine, TD, KA Kidd, JT Polhemus, and RA Cunjak. 2008. An elemental and stable isotope assessment of water strider feeding ecology and lipid dynamics: synthesis of laboratory and field studies. Freshwater Biol. 53(11): 2192-2205.

Linnansaari, T, RA Cunjak, and R Newbury. 2008. Winter behaviour of juvenile Atlantic salmon Salmo salar L. in experimental stream channels: Effect of substratum size and full ice cover on spatial distribution and activity pattern. J. Fish Biol. 72(10): 2518-2533.

Logan, JM, TD Jardine, TJ Miller, SE Bunn, RA Cunjak, and ME Lutcavage. 2008. Lipid corrections in carbon and nitrogen stable isotope analyses: Comparison of chemical extraction and modeling methods. J. Anim. Ecol. 77(4): 838-846.

Peterson, DP, KD Fausch, J Watmough, and RA Cunjak. 2008. When eradication is not an option: Modeling strategies for electrofishing suppression of nonnative brook trout to foster persistence of sympatric native cutthroat trout in small streams. North Am. J. Fish. Manage. 28: 1847-1867.

Sigourney, DB, BH Letcher, M Obedsinski, and RA Cunjak. 2008. Size-independent growth in fishes: Patterns, models and metrics. J. Fish Biol. 72(10): 2435-2455.

Breau, C, RA Cunjak, and G Bremset. 2007. Age-specific aggregation of wild juvenile Atlantic salmon Salmo salar at cool water sources during high temperature events. J. Fish Biol. 71(4): 1179-91.

Dietrich, JP, RA Cunjak, and V Bujold. 2007. Body and scale growth of wild Atlantic salmon smolts during seaward emigration. Env. Biol. Fish. 80: 495-501.

Edwards, PA, and RA Cunjak. 2007. Influence of water temperature and streambed stability on abundance and distribution of slimy sculpin (Cottus cognatus). Env. Biol. Fish. 80: 9-22.

Keeler, R, AR Breton, D Peterson, and RA Cunjak. 2007. Apparent survival and detection estimates for PIT tagged slimy sculpin, Cottus cognatus, in five small New Brunswick streams. T. Am. Fish. Soc. 136(1): 281-292.

Keeler, RA, and RA Cunjak. 2007. Reproductive ecology of slimy sculpin in small New Brunswick streams. T. Am. Fish. Soc. 136(6): 1762-1768.

Linnansaari, TP, and RA Cunjak. 2007. The performance and efficacy of a two-person operated portable PIT-antenna for monitoring spatial distribution of stream fish populations. Riv. Res. Appl. 23(6): 559-564.

Linnansaari, T, J-M Roussel, RA Cunjak, and JH Halleraker. 2007. Efficacy and accuracy of portable PIT-antennae when locating fish in ice-covered streams. Hydrobiologia. 582: 281-287

Mitchell, SC, and RA Cunjak. 2007. Relationship of upstream migrating Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and stream discharge in Catamaran Brook, New Brunswick. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 64: 563-573.

Mitchell, SC, and RA Cunjak. 2007. Streamflow, salmon and beaver dams: Roles in the structuring of stream fish communities within an anadromous salmon dominated stream.  J. Anim. Ecol. 76(6): 1062-1074.

Dietrich, JP, and RA Cunjak. 2006. Evaluation of the impacts of Carlin-tags, fin-clips and Panjet tattoos on juvenile Atlantic salmon. N. Am. J. Fish. Manage. 26: 163-169.

Kelly, MH, WG Hagar, TD Jardine, and RA Cunjak. 2006. Nonlethal sampling of sunfish and slimy sculpin for stable isotope analysis: How scale and fin tissue compare with muscle tissue. N. Amer. J. Fish. Manage. 26(4): 921-925.

Sigourney, DB, BH Letcher, and RA Cunjak. 2006. Influence of beaver activity on summer growth and condition of age-2 Atlantic salmon parr. T. Am. Fish. Soc. 135(4): 1068-1075.

Coucherousset, J, J-M Roussel, R Keeler, RA Cunjak, and R Stump. 2005. The use of two new portable 12-mm PIT tag detectors to track small fish in shallow streams. N. Am. J. Fish. Manage. 25(1): 270-274.

Cunjak, RA, J-M Roussel, MA Gray,  JP Dietrich, DF Cartwright, KR Munkittrick, and TD Jardine. 2005. Using stable isotope analysis with telemetry or mark-recapture data to identify fish movement and foraging. Oecologia 144: 636-646.

Imre, I, JWA Grant, and RA Cunjak. 2005. Density-dependent growth of young-of-the-year Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in Catamaran Brook, New Brunswick. J. Anim. Ecol. 74(3): 508-516.

Jardine, TD, and RA Cunjak. 2005. Analytical error in stable isotope ecology. Oecologia 144: 528-533.

Jardine, TD, DF Cartwright, JP Dietrich, and RA Cunjak. 2005. Resource use by salmonids in riverine, lacustrine and marine environments: Evidence from stable isotope analysis. Env. Biol. Fish. 73: 309-319.

Jardine, TD, MA Gray, SM McWilliam, and RA Cunjak. 2005. Stable isotope variability in tissues of stream fishes. T. Am. Fish. Soc. 134: 1103-1110.

Jardine, TD, RA Curry, KS Heard, and RA Cunjak. 2005. High fidelity: Isotopic relationship between stream invertebrates and their gut contents. J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc. 24(2): 290-299.

Jardine, TD, TA Al, KTB MacQuarrie, CD Ritchie, PA Arp, A Maprani, and RA Cunjak. 2005. Water striders (Family Gerridae): Mercury sentinels in small freshwater ecosystems. Environ. Pollut. 134: 165-171.

St-Hilaire A, D Caissie, RA Cunjak, and G Bourgeois. 2005. Streambed sediment composition and deposition in a forested stream: Spatial and temporal analysis. River Res. Appl. 21(8): 1-16 .

Bujold, V, RA Cunjak, JP Dietrich, and DA Courtemanche. 2004. Drifters versus residents: assessing size and age differences in Atlantic salmon fry. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 61: 1-10.

Charles, K, J-M Roussel, and RA Cunjak. 2004. Estimating the contribution of sympatric anadromous and freshwater resident brown trout to juvenile production. Mar. Freshwater Res. 55: 185-191.

Gray, MA, RA Cunjak, and KR Munkittrick. 2004. Site fidelity of slimy sculpin (Cottus cognatus): Insights from stable carbon and nitrogen analysis. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 61(9): 1717-1722.

Jardine, TD, DL MacClatchy, WL Fairchild, RA Cunjak, and SB Brown. 2004. Rapid carbon turnover during growth of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) smolts in sea water, and evidence for reduced food consumption by growth-stunts. Hydrobiologia. 527: 63-75.

Roussel, J-M, RA Cunjak, R Newbury, D Caissie, and A Haro. 2004. Movements and microhabitat use by PIT-tagged Atlantic salmon parr in early winter: The influence of anchor ice. Freshwater Biol. 49(8): 1026-1035.

Wakefield, AM, RA Cunjak, and JD Kieffer, 2004. Metabolic recovery in Atlantic salmon fry and parr following forced activity. J. Fish Biol. 65: 920-932.

Swanson, HK, TA Johnston, WC Leggett, RA Bodaly, RR Doucett, and RA Cunjak. 2003. Trophic positions and mercury bioaccumulation in rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) and native forage fishes in northwestern Ontario lakes. Ecosystems. 6(3): 289-299.

Arndt, SKA, RA Cunjak, and TJ Benfey. 2002. Effect of summer floods and spatio-temporal scale on growth and feeding of juvenile Atlantic salmon in two New Brunswick streams. T. Am. Fish. Soc. 131: 607-622.

Lund SG, D Caissie, RA Cunjak, MM Vijayan, and BL Tufts. 2002. The effects of environmental heat stress on heat shock mRNA and protein expression in Miramichi strain Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) parr. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 59: 1553-1562.

Roussel, J-M, A Haro, and RA Cunjak. 2000. Field-test of a new method for tracking small fishes in shallow rivers using passive integrated transponder (PIT) technology. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 57: 1326-1329.

Heggenes, J, JL Bagliniere, and RA Cunjak. 1999. Spatial niche variability for young Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and brown trout (S. trutta) in heterogenous streams. Ecol. Freshw. Fish 8: 1-21.

Johnston, TA, and RA Cunjak. 1999. Dry mass-length relationships for benthic insects: A review with new data from Catamaran Brook, New Brunswick, Canada. Freshw. Biol. 41: 653-674.

McCormick, SD, RA Cunjak, B Dempson, MF O’Dea, and JB Corey. 1999. Temperature-related loss of smolt characteristics in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in the wild. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 56: 1649-1658.

Cunjak, RA, and J Therrien. 1998. Inter-stage survival of wild juvenile Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L. J. Fish. Manage. Ecol. 5: 209-223.

Cunjak, RA, TD Prowse, and DL Parrish. 1998. Atlantic salmon in winter: “The season of parr discontent”? Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 55 (Suppl. 1): 161-180.

Dodson, J, RJ Gibson, RA Cunjak, K Friedland, CG de Leaniz, M Gross, R Newbury, J Nielsen, M Power, and S Roy. 1998. Elements in the development of a conservation plans for Atlantic salmon. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 55 (Suppl. 1): 312-323 .

Grant, JWA, SO Steingrimsson, ER Keeley, and RA Cunjak. 1998. Implications of territory size for the measurement and prediction of salmonid abundance in streams. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 55 (Suppl. 1): 181-190.

Bourgeois, G, RA Cunjak, D Caissie, and N El-Jabi. 1997. Cautions on forcing regression equations through the origin: Response to comment. N. Am. J. Fish. Manage. 17: 227-228.

Arndt, SKA, TJ Benfey, and RA Cunjak. 1996. Effect of temporary reductions in feeding on protein synthesis and energy storage of juvenile Atlantic salmon. J. Fish Biol. 49(2): 257-276.

Bourgeois, G, R Cunjak, D Caissie, and N El-Jabi. 1996. Spatial and temporal evaluation of PHABSIM in relation to the measured density of juvenile Atlantic salmon in a small stream. N. Am. J. Fish. Manage. 16(1): 154-166.

Cunjak, RA. 1996. Winter habitat of selected stream fishes and potential impacts from land-use activities. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 53 (Suppl. 1): 267-282.

Doucett, RR, G Power, DR Barton, RJ Drimmie, and RA Cunjak. 1996. Stable isotope analysis of nutrient pathways leading to Atlantic salmon. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 53: 2058-2066.

Caissie, D, T Pollock, and RA Cunjak. 1995. Variation in stream water chemistry and hydrograph separation in a small drainage basin. J. Hydrol. 178: 137-157.

Heggenes, J, J-L Baglinière, and RA Cunjak. 1995. Note de synthèse sur la sélection de niche spatiale et la compétition chez le jeune saumon Atlantique (Salmo salar) et la truite commune (Salmo trutta) en milieu lotique (Synthetic note on spatial niche selection and competition in young Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and brown trout (S. trutta) in lotic environments). Bull. Fr. Pêche Piscic. 337: 231-239.

Reebs, SG, L Boudreau, P Hardie, and RA Cunjak. 1995. Diel activity patterns of lake chubs and other fishes in a temperate stream. Can. J. Zool. 73: 1221-1227.

Arndt, SKA, TJ Benfey, and RA Cunjak. 1994. A comparison of RNA concentrations and ornithine decarboxylase activity in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) muscle tissue with respect to specific growth rates and diel variations. Fish Physiol. Biochem. 13(6): 463-471.

Nezlin, LP, RA Cunjak, AA Zotin, and VV Ziuganov. 1994. Glochidium morphology of the freshwater pearl mussel (Margaritifera margaritifera) and glochidiosis of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): a study by scanning electron microscopy. Can. J. Zool. 72: 15-21.

Cunjak, RA. 1992. Comparative feeding, growth and movements of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) parr from riverine and estuarine environments. Ecol. Freshw. Fish 1: 26-34.

Cunjak, RA, and SE McGladdery. 1991. The parasite host relationship of glochidia (Mollusca: Margaritiferidae) on the gills of young of the year Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Can. J. Zool. 69: 353-358.

Cunjak, RA, RL Saunders, and EMP Chadwick. 1990. Seasonal variations in the smolt characteristics of juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) from estuarial and riverine environments. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 47: 813-820.

Cunjak, RA, EMP Chadwick, and M Shears. 1989. Downstream movements and estuarine residence by Atlantic salmon parr (Salmo salar). Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 46: 1466-1471.

Adams, NJ, DR Barton, RA Cunjak, G Power, and SC Riley. 1988. Diel patterns of activity and substrate preference in young Arctic char from the Koroc River, northern Quebec. Can. J. Zool. 66: 2500-2502.

Cunjak, RA. 1988. Physiological consequences of overwintering in streams:  The cost of acclimatization? Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci.45: 443-452.

Cunjak, RA. 1988. Behaviour and microhabitat of young Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) during winter. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 45: 2156-2160.

Cunjak, RA, RG Randall, and EMP Chadwick. 1988. Snorkeling versus electro fishing: A comparison of census techniques in Atlantic salmon rivers. Nat. Can. 115: 89-93.

Cunjak, RA, and G Power. 1987. The feeding and energetics of stream-resident trout in winter. J. Fish Biol. 31(4): 493-511.

Cunjak, RA, and G Power. 1987. Cover use by stream-resident trout in winter: A field experiment. N. Am. J. Fish. Manage. 7(4): 539-544.

Cunjak, RA, RA Curry, and G Power. 1987. The seasonal energy budget of brook trout in streams: Implications of a possible deficit in early winter. T. Am. Fish. Soc. 116(6): 817-828.

Cunjak, RA. 1986. Winter habitat of northern leopard frogs, Rana pipiens, in a southern Ontario stream. Can. J. Zool. 64: 255-257.

Cunjak, RA, and G Power. 1986. Winter biology of the blacknose dace, Rhinichthys atratulus, in a southern Ontario stream. Env. Biol. Fish. 17: 53-60.

Cunjak, RA, and G Power. 1986. Winter habitat utilization by stream resident brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) and brown trout (Salmo trutta). Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 43: 1970-1981.

Cunjak, RA, and G Power. 1986. Seasonal changes in the physiology of brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis (Mitchill) in a sub-Arctic river system. J. Fish. Biol. 29(3): 279 288.

Cunjak, RA, and JM Green. 1986. Influence of water temperature on species dominance in juvenile brook charr, Salvelinus fontinalis, and rainbow trout, Salmo gairdneri. Can. J. Zool. 64: 1288-1291.

Cunjak, RA, G Power, and DR Barton. 1986. Reproductive habitat and behaviour of anadromous arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus) in the Koroc River, Québec. Nat. Can. 113: 383-387.

Sloley, BD, RA Cunjak, G Power, and RGH Downer. 1986. The influence of sex and spawning on levels of tryptophan, serotonin and 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid in the brains of wild brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis. J. Fish Biol. 29(6): 663 669.

Stewart, PL, Pocklington, P, and RA Cunjak. 1985. Distribution, abundance and diversity of benthic macroinvertebrates on the Canadian continental shelf and slope of Southern Davis Strait and Ungava Bay. Arctic 38(4): 281-291.

Cunjak, RA, and JM Green. 1984. Species dominance by brook and rainbow trout in a simulated stream environment. T. Am. Fish. Soc. 113(6): 737 743.

Cunjak, RA, and JM Green. 1983. Habitat utilization by brook char (Salvelinus fontinalis) and rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri) in Newfoundland streams. Can. J. Zool. 61: 1214-1219.