Tommi Linnansaari

Postdoctoral Fellow, Canadian Rivers Institute, University of New Brunswick
Supervisor: Rick Cunjak
Home Town: Kiuruvesi, Finland


Contact information

Canadian Rivers Institute, University of New Brunswick
PO Box 4400
Fredericton, New Brunswick
E3B 5A3

Visiting address: Room 109, Bailey Hall, University of New Brunswick
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Telephone: +1 506 447 3450

UNB Webpage


Ph.D. in Biology, Canadian Rivers Institute, University of New Brunswick
M.Sc. in Fishery Science, University of Helsinki, Finland


For most recent information, visit Tommi's personal website.

Refereed Publications

Alfredsen K, A Harby, T Linnansaari, and O Ugedal. In Press. Development of an inflow controlled environmental flow regime for a Norwegian river. Riv. Res. Appl.

Larsson S, T Linnansaari, S Vatanen, I Serrano, and A Haikonen. In Press. Feeding of wild and hatchery reared Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) smolts during downstream migration. Env. Biol. Fish.

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: 1744-1754.

Linnansaari T, A Keskinen, A Romakkaniemi, J Erkinaro, and P Orell, P. 2010. Deep habitats are important for juvenile Atlantic salmon Salmo salar L. in large rivers. Ecol. Freshw. Fish 19: 618-626.

Stickler M, K Alfredsen, T Linnansaari, and H-P Fjeldstad. 2010. The influence of dynamic ice formation on hydraulic heterogeneity in steep streams. Riv. Res. Appl. 26: 1187-1197.

Linnansaari T, 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. Riv. Res. Appl. 25: 773-787.

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: 2518-2533.

Huusko A, L Greenberg, M Stickler, T Linnansaari, M Nykänen, T Vehanen, S Koljonen, P Louhi, and K Alfredsen. 2007. Life in the ice lane: the winter ecology of stream salmonids. Riv. Res. Appl. 23: 469-491.

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

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