Charles Sacobie

Associate Professor / Indigenous Science Scholar


Bailey Hall 113

1 506 447 3313

Academic interests

  • Aquatic Biology
  • Ecology

Brief biography

Research interests in fish ecophysiology and bioenergetics. Understanding the impacts of climate change on fish thermal and hypoxia tolerance. Feeding behaviour of aquatic species at risk such as Atlantic salmon, Atlantic wolffish, and American eel.

Courses taught

  • BIOL 1006 Applications in Biology Part 1
  • BIOL 1017 Applications in Biology Part II
  • BIOL 3812 Vertebrate Endocrinology

Selected research

2017 O'Donnell, K.M., MacRae, K.L., Verhille, C.E., Sacobie, C.F.D., Benfey, T.J. Standard metabolic rate of juvenile triploid brook charr, Salvelinus fontinalis. Aquaculture 479:85-90.

2016 Sacobie, C.F.D., Burke, H.A., Lall, S.P., Benfey, T.J. The effect of dietary energy level on growth and nutrient utilization by juvenile diploid and triploid brook charr, Salvelinus fontinalis. Aquaculture Nutrition. 10.1111/anu.12347

2013 Ellis, L.E., Sacobie, C.F.D., Kieffer, J.D., Benfey, T.J. The effects of dissolved oxygen and triploidy on critical thermal maximum in brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis) Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Molecular & Integrative Physiology 166:426-43.