Publications

Journal Articles

Curry, RA, and JL Shaw. Accepted October 2010. Divergence of growth during early life in a sympatric rainbow smelt population. Env. Biol. Fish.

Smedley, RA, and RA Curry. Accepted May 2010. Testing the severity of ill effects model for predicting fish abundance and condition. N. Am. J. Fish. Manage.

Curry, RA, L Bernatchez, F Whoriskey, and C Audet. 2010. The origins and persistence of anadromy in brook charr. Rev. Fish Biol. Fish. 20: 557–570.

Doherty, CA, RA Curry, and KR Munkittrick. 2010. Spatial and temporal movements of white sucker (Catostomus commersoni): Implications for use as a sentinel species. T. Am. Fish. Soc. 139(6): 1818–1827.

Wyn, B, KA Kidd, NM Burgess, RA Curry, and KR Munkittrick. 2010. Increasing mercury in yellow perch at a hotspot in Atlantic Canada, Kejimkujik National Park. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44: 9176-9181.

Curry, RA, E Chernoff, and TD Jardine. 2009. Evolutionary and ecological significance of anadromy in brook charr. Challenges for Diadromous Fishes in a Dynamic Global Environment.  Am. Fish. Soc. Symp. 69: 938-939. 

González-Sansón, G, C Aguilar, I Hernández, Y Cabrera, and RA Curry. 2009. Factors influencing fish assemblages of coral reefs along the Northwestern Cuban shelf.  Gulf Coast Res. 21: 13-21.

Monk, WA, and RA Curry. 2009. Models of past, present, and future stream temperatures for selected Atlantic salmon rivers in northeastern North America. Am. Fish. Soc. Symp. 69: 215-230.

Wyn, B, KA Kidd, NM Burgess, and RA Curry.  2009.  Mercury biomagnification in the food webs of acidic lakes in Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site, Nova Scotia.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 66: 1532-1545.

Aguilar, C, G González-Sansón, I Faloh, and RA Curry. 2008. Spatial variation in stable isotopes (δ13C and δ15N) in marine fishes along the coast of Havana City: Evidence of human impacts from harbor and river waters.  J. Coastal Res. 24(5): 1281–1288.

Hubert N, R Hanner, E Holm, NE Mandrak, E Taylor, M Burridge, D Watkinson, P Dumont, A Curry, P Bentzen, J Zhang, J April, and L Bernatchez. 2008. Identifying Canadian freshwater fishes through DNA barcodes. PLOS One. 3(6): e2490.

Jardine, TD, E Chernoff, and RA Curry. 2008. Maternal transfer of carbon and nitrogen to progeny of sea-run and resident brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis).  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 65: 2201-2210.

Chernoff, E and RA Curry. 2007. First summer growth predetermined in anadromous and resident brook charr. J. Fish Biol. 70: 334-346.

Curry, RA, C Doherty, S Currie, and TJ Jardine. 2007. The movements and diet of introduced muskellunge (Esox masquinongy) in the Saint John River, New Brunswick. Env. Biol. Fish. 79: 49-60.

Curry, RA. 2007. Late glacial impacts on dispersal and colonization of Atlantic Canada and Maine by freshwater fishes. Quatern. Res. 67: 225-233.

Courtemanche, D, FG Whoriskey, Jr, and RA Curry. 2006. Assessing anadromy of brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis) using scale microchemistry. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 63: 995-1006.

Curry, RA, J van de Sande, and FG Whoriskey. 2006. Temporal and spatial habitats of anadromous brook charr in the Laval River and its estuary. Env. Biol. Fish. 76: 361-370.

Jardine, TD, and RA Curry. 2006. Unique perspectives on the influence of size and age on consumer δ15N from a rainbow smelt complex. J. Fish Biol. 69: 215-223.

Skinner, MA, SC Courtenay, WR Parker, and RA Curry. 2006. Evaluation of techniques for the marking of mummichogs with emphasis on Visible Implant Elastomer. N. Am. J. Fish. Manage. 26: 1003-1010.

Courtemanche, D, FG Whoriskey Jr, and RA Curry. 2005. A non-lethal approach using strontium in scales to distinguish periods of marine and freshwater residency of anadromous species.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 62: 2443–2449.

Curry, RA. 2005. Assessing the reproductive contributions of sympatric anadromous and freshwater-resident brook trout. J. Fish Biol. 66: 741-757.

Curry, RA, SL Currie, SA Arndt, and A Bielak. 2005. Winter survival of age-0 smallmouth bass in northeastern lakes. Env. Biol. Fish. 72: 111-122.

Doherty, CA, B Galloway, RA Curry, and KR Munkittrick. 2005. Performance of white sucker populations along the Saint John River main stem, New Brunswick, Canada: An example of effects-based cumulative effects assessment. Water Qual. Res. J. of Can. 40(3): 361-373.

Gray, MA, RA Curry, and KR Munkittrick. 2005. Impacts of non-point inputs from potato farming on populations of slimy sculpin (Cottus cognatus).  Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 24: 2291-2298.

Jardine, T, RA Curry, KS Heard, and RA Cunjak. 2005. High fidelity: Stream Invertebrate tissue and stomach content isotope ratios, and the effects of diet quality. J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc. 24: 290–299.

Skinner, MA, SC Courtenay, WR Parker, and RA Curry. 2005. Site fidelity of mummichogs (Fundulus heteroclitus) in an Atlantic Canadian estuary. Water Qual. Res. J. Can. 40(3): 288-298.

Curry RA, SL Currie, R Saint-Laurent, L Bernatchez, and R Saint-Laurent. 2004. The rainbow smelt, Osmerus mordax, complex of Lake Utopia: Threatened or misunderstood?. Env. Biol. Fish. 69: 153-166.

Curry, RA, and S MacNeill. 2004. Population-level responses to sediment during early life in brook trout. J. N. Am. Benth. Soc. 23: 140-150.

Hanson, SD, and RA Curry. 2004. Effects of size structure on trophic interactions between age-0 smallmouth bass and juvenile anadromous alewives. T. Am. Fish. Soc. 134(2): 356–368.

Rogers, SM and RA Curry. 2004. Genetic population structure of brook trout inhabiting a large river watershed. T. Am. Fish. Soc. 113: 1138-1149.

Curry, RA, C Brady, and GE Morgan. 2003. Effects of recreational fishing on the population dynamics of lake-dwelling brook trout. N. Am. J. Fish. Manage. 23(1): 35-47.

Galloway, BJ, KR Munkittrick, S Currie, MA Gray, RA Curry, and CS Wood. 2003. Examination of the responses of slimy sculpin (Cottus cognatus) and white sucker (Catostomus commersoni) collected on the Saint John River (Canada) downstream of pulp mill, paper mill, and sewage discharges. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 22: 2898-2907.

Curry, RA, D Sparks, and J VandeSande. 2002. Spacial and temporal movements of a riverine brook trout population. T. Am. Fish. Soc. 131(3): 551-560.

Curry, RA, DA Scruton, and KD Clarke. 2002. The thermal regimes of brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis, incubation habitats and evidence of changes during forestry operations. Can. J. For. Res. 32: 1200-1207.

Gray, MA, RA Curry, and KR Munkittrick. 2002. Non-lethal sampling methods for assessing environmental impacts using a small-bodied sentinel fish species. Water Qual. Res. J. Can. 37(1): 195-211.

Curry, RA, C Brady, DLG Noakes, and RG Danzmann. 1997. Use of small streams by young brook trout spawned in lakes. T. Am. Fish. Soc. 126(1): 77-83.

Curry, RA, and K Devito. 1996. Hydrogeology of brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) spawning and incubation habitats: Implications for forestry and land use development. Can. J. For. Res. 26: 767-772.

Curry, RA, and DLG Noakes. 1995. Groundwater and spawning site selection by brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis). Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 52: 1733-1740.

Curry, RA, DLG Noakes, and GE Morgan. 1995. Groundwater and the incubation and emergence of brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis). Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 52: 1741-1749.

Curry, RA. 1995. The importance of habitat to the fish ecologist. Env. Biol. Fish. 42: 213-214.

Noakes, DLG, and RA Curry. 1995. Lessons to be learned from attempts to restore Salvelinus species other than S. namaycush: A review of reproductive behaviour. J. Great Lakes Res. 21 (Suppl. 1): 54-64.

Curry, RA, J Gehrels, DLG Noakes, and R Swainson. 1994. Effects of river flow fluctuations on groundwater discharge through brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis, spawning and incubation habitats. Hydrobiologia. 277: 121-134.

Curry, RA, S Allen, MG Fox, and GE Morgan. 1993. Growth and food of young-of-the-year brook charr, Salvelinus fontinalis, in lake and creek environments. Env. Biol. Fish. 37: 131-138.

Powles, PM, S Finucan, M van Haaften, and RA Curry. 1992. Preliminary evidence for fractional spawning by the northern redbelly dace, Phoxinus eos. Can. Field-Nat. 106: 237-240.

Snucins, EJ, RA Curry, and JM Gunn. 1992. Brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) embryo habitat and timing of alevin emergence in a lake and stream. Can. J. Zool. 70: 423-427.

Curry, RA, and PM Powles. 1991. The insect community in an outlet stream of an acidified lake.  Nat. Can. 118: 27-34.

Curry, RA, PM Powles, JM Gunn, and VA Liimatainen. 1991. Emergence chronology of brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis) alevins in an acidic stream. Env. Biol. Fish. 31: 25-31.

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

Book Chapters

Curry, RA. 2010. Freshwater fishes of Eastern Canada.  In Assessment of Species Diversity in the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone. Editors: DF McAlpine, and IM Smith. NRC Research Press. pp: 1-13.

Curry, RA, RM Hughes, M McMaster, and D Zafft.  2009. Coldwater Fish in Rivers.  In Standard Sampling Methods for North American Freshwater Fishes.  Editors: SA Bonar, WA Hubert, and DW Willis. AFS Publications.

Curry, RA, and KR Munkittrick. 2005. Fish community responses to multiple stressors along the Saint John River, New Brunswick, Canada. In Historical Changes in Large River Fish Assemblages of the Americas.  Editors: JN Rinne, R Calamusso, and R Hughes. American Fisheries Society Symposium 45. pp: 505-521.

Cunjak, RA, RA Curry, K Clarke, and DA Scruton. 2004. Fish-forestry studies in Atlantic Canada. In Fishes and Forests: An Approach to Fish-Forestry Interaction. Editors: TG Northcote, and GF Hartman. Blackwell Science. pp: 439-462.

Doherty, CA, RA Curry, and KR Munkittrick. 2004. Adult white sucker show limited movements near point source discharges in a large Canadian river. In Pulp and Paper Mill Effluent Environmental Fate and Effects. Editors: DL Borton, TJ Hall, RP Fisher, and JF Thomas. DEStech Publication.

Galloway, BJ, KR Munkittrick, RA Curry, C Wood, and S Dunn. 2004. Identifying a suitable fish species for monitoring a large river receiving effluents from a pulp and paper mill, municipal sewage wastewater facilities, and agricultural runoff.  In Pulp and Paper Mill Effluent Environmental Fate and Effects. Editors: DL Borton, TJ Hall, RP Fisher, and JF Thomas. DEStech Publication.

Curry, RA, KR Munkittrick, and SL Currie. 2003. Estudio de la communidad de peces y su movilidad en uno de los grandes rios del este de Norte America. In Toxicologia y Quimica Ambiental: Contributiones para un desarrollo sustentable. Editor: J Hercovits. SETAC LA. pp: 23-25.

Munkittrick, KR, ME McMaster, DL MacLatchy, and RA Curry. 2003. Desarrollo de una estrategia de efectos acumulados para identificar areas de interes en grandes sistemas loticos. In Toxicologia y Quimica Ambiental: Contributiones para un desarrollo sustentable. Editor: J Hercovits. SETAC LA. pp: 26-28.

Clarke, KD, DA Scruton, JH McCarthy, and RA Curry. 1999. The Copper Lake Buffer Zone Study: A case study assessing the impacts of forest harvesting on salmonid populations and their habitats within a small headwater system. In Assessment and Impacts of Megaprojects.  Editors: PM Ryan. Proc. 38th annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Environmental Biologists in collaboration with the Newfoundland and Labrador Environment Network, St. John's, NF. pp: 197-212.

Reports

Valois, A, RA Curry, and SM Coghlan. 2009. Smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) invasion of Gulf Region rivers: Evaluating the impact on Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) populations. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2009/075. vi+22 p.

Culp, JM, E Luiker, L Noel, E Foster, RA Curry, and D Hryn. 2006. Status and effects of nutrient loading on the Saint John river: Final report. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #06-03.

Curry, RA, JM Culp, M Gautreau, and O Logan. 2006. The potential impacts of surface water withdrawal on on stream ecosystem of Prince Edward Island: Phase l (2004-05). New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #06-02.

Monk, W, and RA Curry. 2006. Developing an interpretive model for flowing water classification in New Brunswick: Preliminary Report 2005/06. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #04-06.

Curry, RA, and SD Hanson. 2005. Interactions between alewife and smallmouth bass: A Literature Review. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #05-04.

Luiker, E, JM Culp, L Noel, E Foster, D Hryn, and RA Curry. 2005. Determination of the Nutrient Status and Effect of Nutrient Loading on the Saint John River – Year 2. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #05-03.

Shaw, J, and RA Curry. 2005. Lake Utopia rainbow smelt report. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #05-05.

Skinner, MA, and RA Curry. 2005. Threats from excessive water removal to the maintenance of ecological integrity of watersheds in major agricultural regions of Canada: Annotated bibliography. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #05-02.

Skinner, MA, and RA Curry. 2005. Threats from excessive water removal to the maintenance of ecological integrity of watersheds in major agricultural regions of Canada: Literature review and annotated bibliography. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #05-01.

Chernoff, E, and RA Curry. 2004. Miramichi Brook Trout Working Group: Report for 2004. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #04-05.

Curry, RA, M Martin, and C Doherty. 2004. Smallmouth bass growth as it relates to community structure in New Brunswick lakes: Summary report. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #04-01.

Curry, RA. 2004. Assessing the reproductive contributions of sympatric anadromous and freshwater-resident brook trout in Atlantic rivers. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #04-04.

Luiker, E, JM Culp, K Heard, and RA Curry. 2004. Determination of the nutrient status and effect of nutrient loading on the Saint John River. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #04-03.

Shaw, J, SL Currie, and RA Curry. 2004. Lake Utopia rainbow smelt field studies for 2003. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #04-02.

Duke, N, and RA Curry. 2003. Biota, water quality, and health of the Big Salmon River 2001. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #03-03.

Heard, K, and RA Curry. 2003. Benthic macroinvertebrates and water quality of the Saint John River from Fredericton to the Maine Northwoods, 2000-2002. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #03-01.

Heard, K, RA Curry, and M Gautreau. 2003. Summary of fish community and benthic macroinvertebrates survey for the Restigouche River, 2002. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #03-02.

Corrigan, SE, and RA Curry. 2002. Fish community of rockweed beds in the Bay of Fundy. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #02-01.

Curry, RA, KR Munkittrick, and SL Currie. 2002. Fish community of the Saint John River from Fredericton to the Maine Northwoods 2000/01. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #02-03.

Curry, RA, S Currie, and K Gosse. 2002. The dwarf smelt of Lake Utopia: Assessment of smelt complex in reference to COSEWIC designation. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #02-02.

Curry, RA. 2002. Restigouche River water quality report, 1997-2000. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report Series #02-05.

Doherty, C, and RA Curry. 2002. Providing better tools for managing brook trout in New Brunswick. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #02-07.

Gray, MA, and RA Curry. 2002. Stream fish responses to blueberry production: Searching for indicators of human-induced stress. Report to the Eastern Charlotte Waterways, Inc. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #02-06.

Hanson, D, and RA Curry. 2002. Interactions of gaspereau and smallmouth bass in Mactaquac and Oromocto Lakes. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #02-04.

Curry RA, KR Munkittrick, and SL Currie. 2001. Fish community of the Saint John River from Fredericton to the Maine Northwoods, 2000. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #01-05.

Curry, RA, and SL Currie. 2001. Fish community and limnology of Wolfe Lake, Fundy National Park. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #01-03.

Galloway, B, Munkittrick, KR, and RA Curry. 2001. Evaluating the suitability of an estuarine fish species, the mummichog, to assess the impacts of agricultural practices on Prince Edward Island Rivers. Final Report. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #01-1.

Gautreau, M, and RA Curry. 2001. Ecology of the redbreast sunfish Lepomis auritus in Yoho and Oromocto Lakes. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #01-06.

Hanson SD, and RA Curry. 2001. Interactions of gaspereau and smallmouth Bass in Mactaquac and Oromocto Lakes.New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #01-05.

Munkittrick, K, and RA Curry. 2001. Toxic substances research initiative Project #205: “Development of a cumulative effects assessment strategy for the Saint John River”. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #01-02.

Barry, E, and RA Curry. 2000. Mercury levels in fishes of Southwestern New Brunswick Lakes: Interim report. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #00-04.

Curry, RA. 2000. The genetic status of landlocked Atlantic salmon in Magaguadavic Lake and the Minto hatchery. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #00-02.

Curry, RA. 2000. The Ecology of Kennebecasis River brook trout. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #00-01.

Munkittrick, KR, B Galloway, S Currie, S Courtenay, and RA Curry. 2000. Evaluating the suitability of estuarine fish species to assess the impacts of agricultural practices on Prince Edward Island Rivers. Interim Report to the PEI Wildlife Conservation Fund.

Rogers, SM, and RA Curry. 2000. Genetic diversity of brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) and management implications in the Miramichi River. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #00-03.

Barry, E, RA Curry, N Burgess, and A Bielak. 1999. Mercury pathways and trophic interactions in New Brunswick lakes. Proceedings of the Mercury in Eastern Canada and Northeast States Conference.

Barry, E, and RA Curry. 1999. Mercury pathways and trophic interactions in New Brunswick Lakes - Final Report, Science Horizons 1998. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #99-4.

Corrigan, S, and RA Curry. 1999. Seasonal use of rockweed by fishes in the Bay of Fundy: Interim report. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #99-2.

Curry, RA, and R Hawkins. 1999. Fish community and fisheries in the Nictau lakes, Mount Carleton Provincial Park. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #99-1.

Martin, M, and RA Curry. 1999. Towards the sustainable use of New Brunswick’s smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) resource: Identifying critical links to the forage base. Final Report - Phase I. 1998 Summary Report for the New Brunswick Wildlife Trust Fund. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #99-3.

Barry, E, and RA Curry. 1998. Mercury pathways and trophic interactions in New Brunswick Lakes - Final Report, Science Horizons 1997. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #98-1.

Curry, RA, D Sparks, D Courtemanche, and J van de Sande. 1998. Brook trout migration in the Kennebecasis River. 1998 Summary Report for the New Brunswick Wildlife Trust Fund. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #98-4.

Hanson, SD, and RA Curry. 1998. Impacts of alewife on smallmouth bass fisheries. 1998 Summary Report for the New Brunswick Wildlife Trust Fund. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #98-5.

Hawkins, R, and RA Curry. 1998. Assessment of the fish community in the Grand Lake meadows and the potential impacts of the Fredericton to Moncton Highway Project - Spring habitats and final recommendations, Report #3. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #98-3.

Hawkins, R, and RA Curry. 1998. Assessment of the fish community in the Grand Lake meadows and the potential impacts of the Fredericton to Moncton Highway Project - Winter habitats and survival, Report #2. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #98-2.

Curry, RA, and D Sparks. 1997. The Kennebecasis River sea run brook trout study. Final Report and Integration into Phase II of the Fundy Model Forest. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #97-1.

Hawkins, R, and RA Curry. 1997. Assessment of the fish community in the Grand Lake Meadows and the potential impacts of the Fredericton to Moncton Highway Project - Summer and fall Habitats. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #97-2.

Hoggarth, CT, and RA Curry. 1996. The Nepisiguit River brook trout study. New Brunswick Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fisheries Report #96-1.