Publications are listed here in order of most to least recent and can also be viewed through Google Scholar. Contact us by e-mail for reprints of papers.

Early career perspectives on the future of freshwater fisheries science, management, and policy in Canada.

70 - Donaldson, EJ Eliason, MS Poesch, DAR Drake, DC Braun, CT Hasler, VM Nguyen, GD Raby, RJ Lennox, HK Swanson, B Favaro, SD Bower, SJ Cooke. In Freshwater Fisheries in Canada: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives of the Resources and Their Management, CT Hasler, JG Imhof, NE Mandrak, SJ Cooke, eds. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD.

The movement ecology of fishes

69 - Cooke, SJ, JN Bergman, WM Twardek, ML Piczak, GA Casselberry, K Lutek, LS Dahlmo, K Birnie-Gauvin, LP Griffin, JW Brownscombe, GD Raby, EM Standen, AZ Horodysky, S Johnsen, AJ Danylchuk, NB Furey, AJ Gallagher, EJI Lédée, JD Midwood, LFG Gutowsky, DMP Jacoby, JK Matley, RJ Lennox. 2022. Journal of Fish Biology, in press.

The roles of humans and apex predators in sustaining ecosystem structure and function: contrast, complementarity, and coexistence

68 - Lennox, RJ, JW Brownscombe, C Darimont, A Horodysky, T Levi, GD Raby, SJ Cooke. 2022. People and Nature, in press.

Effects of life stage on the spatial ecology of Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) during pelagic freshwater foraging

67 - Ivanova, SV, GD Raby, TB Johnson, SM Larocque, AT Fisk. Fisheries Research, in press.


Cardiac activity in walleye (Sander vitreus) during exposure to and recovery from chemical anaesthesia, electroanaesthesia, and electrostunning

66 - Reid, CH, GD Raby, CS Vandergoot, MD Faust, SJ Cooke. Journal of Fish Biology, in press.

An energetics-performance framework for wild fishes

65 - Brownscombe, JW, GD Raby, KJ Murchie, AJ Danylchuk, SJ Cooke. Journal of Fish Biology, in press.

Physiology as a tool for at-risk animal recovery planning: an analysis of Canadian recovery strategies with global recommendations

64 - Madliger, CL, MJA Creighton, GD Raby, JR Bennett, K Bernie-Gauvin, RJ Lennox, SJ Cooke. Conservation Science and Practice, in press.

On the relevance of animal behavior to the management and conservation of fishes and fisheries

63 - Cooke, SJ, HL Auld, K Bernie-Gauvin, CK Elvidge, ML Piczak, WM Twardek, GD Raby, JW Brownscombe, JD Midwood, RJ Lennox, CL Madliger, ADM Wilson, TR Binder, CD Schreck, RL McLaughlin, J Grant, AM Muir. Environmental Biology of Fishes, in press.


Paths towards greater consensus building in experimental biology

62 - Roche, DG, GD Raby, T Norin, R Ern, H Scheuffele, M Skeeles, R Morgan, AH Andreassen, JC Clements, S Louissaint, F Jutfelt, TD Clark, SA Binning. 2022. Journal of Experimental Biology 225 (Suppl_):jeb243559. [link]

Tracking the early stages of an invasion with biotelemetry: behaviour of round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) in Canada’s historic Rideau Canal

61 - Bergman, JN, GD Raby, KL Neigel, CD Rennie, S Balshine, JR Bennett, AT Fisk, SJ Cooke. 2022. Biological Invasions 24:1149-1173. [link]

Capture of brook trout by electrofishing does not impair embryo survival

60 - Howell, BE, EMC Stewart, V Frasca, CC Wilson, GD Raby. 2022. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 42:228-235. [link]

Exploring relationships between oxygen consumption and biologger-derived estimates of heart rate in two warmwater piscivores

59 - Doherty, CLJ, AT Fisk, SJ Cooke, TE Pitcher, GD Raby. 2022. Journal of Fish Biology, 100:99-106. [link]

Electronic tagging and tracking of animals in inland waters

58 - Cooke, SJ, JL Brooks, GD Raby, EB Thorstad, JW Brownscombe, CS Vandergoot, RJ Lennox, G Bulte, G Bino, JD Thiem. In: Contribution to the Emerging Methods and Topics section of the 2nd edition of the Encyclopedia of Inland Waters. Elsevier, UK.


Post-release survival and migration behaviour of adult walleyes following intracoelomic transmitter implantation using two methods of electro-immobilization

57 - Reid, CH, GD Raby, MD Faust, TO Brenden, SJ Cooke, CS Vandergoot. 2022. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 151:100-111. [link]


One hundred research questions in conservation physiology for generating actionable evidence to inform conservation policy and practice

56 - Cooke, SJ, JN Bergman, CL Madliger, RL Cramp, J Beardall, GP Burness, TD Clark, B Dantzer, E de la Barrera, NA Fangue, CE Franklin, A Fuller, LA Hawkes, KR Hultine, KE Hunt, OP Love, HA MacMillan, JW Mandelman, FC Mark, LB Martin, AEM Newman, AB Nicotra, GD Raby, SA Robinson, Y Ropert-Coudert, JL Rummer, F Seebacher, AE Todgham, S Tomlinson, SL Chown. 2021. Conservation Physiology 9:coab009. [link]

Using untapped telemetry data to explore the winter biology of freshwater fish

55 - Marsden, JE, PJ Blanchfield, JL Brooks, T Fernandes, AT Fisk, MH Futia, BL Hlina, SV Ivanova, TB Johnson, KV Klinard, CC Krueger, SM Larocque, JK Matley, B McMeans, LM O'Connor, GD Raby, SJ Cooke. 2021. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 31:115-134. [link]

Avoiding wasted research resources in conservation science

54 - Buxton, R, E Nyboer, K Pigeon, GD Raby, T Rytwinski, AJ Gallagher, R Schuster, H-Y Lin, L Fahrig, JR Bennett, SJ Cooke, DG Roche. 2021. Conservation Science and Practice 3:e329. [link]


Reply to: Methods matter in repeating ocean acidification studies

53 - Clark, TD, GD Raby, DG Roche, SA Binning, B Speers-Roesch, F Jutfelt, J Sundin. 2020. Nature 586:E25-E27. [link]

On conducting management-relevant mechanistic science for upriver migrating adult Pacific salmon

52 - Cooke, SJ, GD Raby, NN Bett, AK Teffer, NJ Burnett, KM Jeffries, EJ Eliason, EG Martins, KM Miller, DA Patterson, VM Nguyen, N Young, AP Farrell, SG Hinch. 2021. Pages 35-56 in Madliger, C.L., O.P. Love, SJ Cooke, CE Franklin. Conservation Physiology: applications for wildlife conservation and management. Oxford University Press, UK.


Post-exercise respirometry underestimates maximum metabolic rate in juvenile salmon

51 - Raby, GD, CLJ Doherty, A Mokdad, TE Pitcher, AT Fisk. 2020. Conservation Physiology 8:coaa063. [link]

Best practices for non-lethal blood sampling of fish via the caudal vasculature

50 - Lawrence, MJ, GD Raby, AK Teffer, KM Jeffries, AJ Danylchuk, EJ Eliason, CT Hasler, TD Clark, SJ Cooke. 2020. Journal of Fish Biology 97:4-15. [link]


Seasonal habitat-use differences among Lake Erie's walleye stocks

49 - Matley, JK, MD Faust, GD Raby, Y Zhao, J Robinson, T MacDougall, TA Hayden, AT Fisk, CS Vandergoot, CC Krueger. 2020. Journal of Great Lakes Research 46:609-621. [link]


Teaching post-secondary students in ecology and evolution: Strategies for early-career researchers

48 - Raby, GD, JM Chapman, R de Bruijn, EJ Eliason, CK Elvidge, CT Hasler, CL Madliger, EA Nyboer, AJ Reid, DG Roche, T Rytwinski, TD Ward, ADM Wilson, SJ Cooke.  2020. Ideas in Ecology and Evolution 13:14-24. [link]


Ocean acidification does not impair the behaviour of coral reef fishes.

47 - Clark, TD, GD Raby, DG Roche, SA Binning, B Speers-Roesch, F Jutfelt, J Sundin. 2020. Nature 577:370-375. [link]

Behaviour including fish migration.

46 - Lennox, RJ, JW Brownscombe, CK Elvidge, P Harrison, K Peiman, GD Raby, SJ Cooke. 2020. Chapter 7 in Woo, P, GK Iwama (eds.), Non Infectious Fish Disorders. CABI Publishing Group. pp. 125-135. [link]

Pop-off data storage tags reveal niche partitioning between native and non-native predators in a novel ecosystem.

45 - Raby, GD, TB Johnson, ST Kessel, TJ Stewart, AT Fisk. 2020. Journal of Applied Ecology 57:181-191. [link]


Effects of intracoelomic transmitter implantation on metabolic rate, swimming performance, growth, and survival in juveniles of two salmonids.

44 - Darcy, AP, GD Raby, TB Johnson, TE Pitcher, AT Fisk. 2019. Journal of Fish Biology 95:1094-1106. [link]

Comment – Practices for drawing blood samples from Teleost fish.

43 - Cooke, SJ, MJ Lawrence, GD Raby, AK Teffer, KM Jeffries, AJ Danylchuk, TD Clark. 2019. North American Journal of Aquaculture 81:424-426. [link]

Reflections on the legends of Canadian fisheries science and management.

42 - Hasler, CT, GD Raby, E Chrétien, M Stockwell, SJ Cooke, E Rechisky, DW Welch, NM Sopinka, NE Mandrak. 2019.  Fisheries 44:534-538. [link]


Long-term acclimation to near-future ocean acidification has negligible effects on energetic attributes in a juvenile coral reef fish.

41 - Sundin, J, M Amcoff, F Mateos-Gonzalez, GD Raby, TD Clark. 2019. Oecologia 190:689-702. [link]

Conducting and interpreting fish telemetry studies: considerations for researchers and resource managers.

40 - Brownscombe, JW, EJI Ledee, GD Raby, DP Struthers, LFG Gutowsky, VM Nguyen, N Young, MJW Stokesbury, CM Holbrook, TO Brenden, CS Vandergoot, KJ Murchie, K Whoriskey, J Mills-Flemming, ST Kessel, CC Krueger, SJ Cooke. 2019. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 29:369-400. [link]

Dermal injuries caused by a purse seine capture result in lasting physiological disturbances in coho salmon.

39 - Cook, KV, SG Hinch, SM Drenner, GD Raby, SJ Cooke. 2019. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A 227:75-83. [link]

Exposure to elevated carbon dioxide does not impair short-term swimming behaviour or shelter-seeking in a predatory coral reef fish.

38 - Raby, GD, J Sundin, F Jutfelt, SJ Cooke, TD Clark. 2018. Journal of Fish Biology 93:138-142. [link]

Swim for it: effects of simulated fisheries capture on the post-release behaviour of four Great Barrier Reef fishes.

37 - Raby, GD, V Messmer, AJ Tobin, AS Hoey, F Jutfelt, J Sundin, SJ Cooke, TD Clark. 2018. Fisheries Research 206:129-137. [link]

Does behavioural thermoregulation underlie seasonal movements in Lake Erie walleye?

36 - Raby, GD, CS Vandergoot, TA Hayden, MD Faust, RT Kraus, JM Dettmers, SJ Cooke, Y Zhao, AT Fisk, CC Krueger. 2018. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 75:488-496. [link]

Population-specific mortality in coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) released from a purse seine fishery.

35 - Cook, KV, SG Hinch, SM Drenner, E Halfyard, GD Raby, SJ Cooke. 2018. ICES Journal of Marine Science 75:309-318. [link]

Oxygen- and capacity-limited thermal tolerance: blurring ecology and physiology.

34 - Jutfelt, F, T Norin, R Ern, J Overgaard, T Wang, DJ McKenzie, S Lefevre, GE Nilsson, NB Metcalfe, AJR Hickey, J Brijs, B Speers-Roesch, DG Roche, AK Gamperl, GD Raby, R Morgan, AJ Esbaugh, A Grans, M Axelsson, A Ekstrom, E Sandblom, SA Binning, JW Hicks, F Seebacher, C Jorgensen, SS Killen, PM Schulte, TD Clark. 2018. Journal of Experimental Biology 221:jeb169615. [link]

A field test of the use of pop-off data storage tags in freshwater fishes.

33 - Raby, GD, TB Johnson, ST Kessel, TJ Stewart, AT Fisk. 2017. Journal of Fish Biology 91:1623-1641. [link]

Acoustic telemetry and fisheries management.

32 - Crossin, GT, M Heupel, CM Holbrook, N Hussey, S Lowerre-Barbieri, VM Nguyen, GD Raby, SJ Cooke. 2017. Ecological Applications 27:1031-1049. [link]

Two-current choice flumes for testing avoidance and preference in aquatic animals.

31 - Jutfelt, F, J Sundin, GD Raby, A-S Krang, TD Clark. 2017. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8:379-390. [link]


Long-term exposure to elevated carbon dioxide does not alter activity levels of a coral reef fish in response to predator chemical cues.

30 - Sundin, J, M Amcoff, F Mateos-Gonzalez, GD Raby, F Jutfelt, TD Clark. 2017. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 71:108. [link]


Chill out: physiological responses to winter ice-angling in two temperate freshwater fishes.

29 - Louison, MJ, CT Hasler, GD Raby, CD Suski, JA Stein. 2017. Conservation Physiology 5:027. [link]

Guidance to derive and update fishing-related incidental mortality rates for Pacific salmon.

28 - Patterson, DA, KA Robinson, GD Raby, AL Bass, R Houtman, SG Hinch, SJ Cooke. 2017. DFO Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat Research Document 2017/011. vii + 56 p. [link]


Review and evaluation of fishing-related incidental mortality for Pacific salmon.

27 - Patterson, DA, KA Robinson, RJ Lennox, TL Nettles, LA Donaldson, EJ Eliason, GD Raby, JM Chapman, KV Cook, MR Donaldson, AL Bass, SM Drenner, AJ Reid, SJ Cooke, SG Hinch. 2017. DFO Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat Research Document 2017/010. ix + 155 p. [link]


Scientific misconduct: the elephant in the lab.

26 - Clark, TD, SA Binning, GD Raby, B Speers-Roesch, J Sundin, F Jutfelt, DG Roche. 2016. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31:899-900. [link]

Remote bioenergetics measurements in wild fish: opportunities and challenges.

25 - Cooke, SJ, JW Brownscombe, GD Raby, F Broell, SG Hinch, TD Clark, and JM Semmens. 2016. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A 202:23-37. [link]

Effects of experimentally-elevated egg cortisol on offspring traits in two species of Pacific salmon.

24 - Sopinka, NM, SG Hinch, SJ Healy, GD Raby, DA Patterson. 2016. Environmental Biology of Fishes 99:717-728. [link]


Aerobic scope increases throughout an ecologically relevant temperature range in coho salmon.

23 - Raby, GD, MT Casselman, SJ Cooke, SG Hinch, AP Farrell, and TD Clark. 2016.  Journal of Experimental Biology 219:1922-1931. [link]


Mechanisms to explain purse seine bycatch mortality of coho salmon.

22 - Raby, GD, SG Hinch, DA Patterson, JA Hills, LA Thompson, SJ Cooke. 2015. Ecological Applications 25:1757-1775. [link]

Fishing for effective conservation: context and biotic variation are keys to understanding the survival of Pacific salmon after catch-and-release.

21 - Raby, GD, MR Donaldson, SG Hinch, TD Clark, EJ Eliason, KM Jeffries, KV Cook, A Teffer, AL Bass, KM Miller, DA Patterson, AP Farrell, and SJ Cooke. 2015. Integrative and Comparative Biology 55:554-576. [link]

A physiological comparison of three techniques for reviving sockeye salmon exposed to a severe capture stressor during upriver migration.

20 - Raby, GD, SM Wilson, DA Patterson, SG Hinch, TD Clark, AP Farrell, and SJ Cooke. 2015. Conservation Physiology 3:015. [link]

Influence of post-capture ventilation assistance on migration success of adult sockeye salmon following capture and release.

19 - Robinson, KA, SG Hinch, GD Raby, MR Donaldson, D Robichaud, DA Patterson, and SJ Cooke. 2015.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 144:693-704. [link]

Facing the river gauntlet: understanding the effects of fisheries capture and water temperature on the physiology of coho salmon.

18 - Raby, GD, TD Clark, AP Farrell, DA Patterson, NN Bett, SM Wilson, WG Willmore, CD Suski, SG Hinch, and SJ Cooke. 2015. PLOS ONE 10:e0124023. [link]

Bycatch mortality of endangered coho salmon: impacts, solutions, and aboriginal perspectives.

17 - Raby, GD, MR Donaldson, VM Nguyen, MK Taylor, NM Sopinka, KV Cook, DA Patterson, D Robichaud, SG Hinch, SJ Cooke. 2014. Ecological Applications 24:1803-1819. [link]

The underappreciated and understudied role of predators in the mortality of fish released from fishing gears.

16 - Raby, GD, JR Packer, AJ Danylchuk, SJ Cooke. 2014. Fish and Fisheries 15:489-505. [link]

Looking beyond the mortality of bycatch: sublethal effects of incidental capture on marine animals.

15 - Wilson, SM, GD Raby, NJ Burnett, SG Hinch, SJ Cooke. 2014. Biological Conservation 171:61-72. [link]

Disentangling the roles of air exposure, gillnet injury, and facilitated recovery on the post-capture and release mortality and behavior of adult migratory sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) in freshwater.

14 - Nguyen, VM, EG Martins, D Robichaud, GD Raby, MR Donaldson, AG Lotto, WG Willmore, DA Patterson, AP Farrell, SG Hinch, SJ Cooke. 2014.  Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 87:125-135. [link]

Failure to engage the public in issues relating to inland fishes and fisheries: strategies for building public and political will to promote meaningful conservation.

13 - Cooke, SJ, NWR Lapointe, EG Martins, JD Thiem, GD Raby, MK Taylor, TD Beard Jr., IG Cowx. 2013.  Journal of Fish Biology 83:997-1018. [link]

Resilience of pink salmon and chum salmon to simulated capture stress incurred upon arrival at spawning grounds.

12 - Raby, GD, SJ Cooke, KV Cook, SH McConnachie, MR Donaldson, SG Hinch, CK Whitney, SM Drenner, DA Patterson, TD Clark, AP Farrell. 2013. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 142:524-539. [link]

Evaluation of a simple technique for recovering Pacific salmon from capture stress: integrating comparative physiology, biotelemetry, and social science to solve a conservation problem.

11 - Donaldson, MR, GD Raby, VM Nguyen, SG Hinch, DA Patterson, AP Farrell, M Rudd, LA Thompson, CM O’Connor, AH Colotelo, SH McConnachie, KV Cook, D Robichaud, KK English, SJ Cooke. 2013. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 70:90-100. [link]

The physiological consequences of catch-and-release angling: perspectives on experimental design, interpretation, extrapolation, and relevance to stakeholders.

10 - Cooke, SJ, MR Donaldson, CM O’Connor, GD Raby, R Arlinghaus, AJ Danylchuk, KC Hanson, SG Hinch, TD Clark, DA Patterson, CD Suski. 2013. Fisheries Management and Ecology 20:268-287. [link]

Northern pike bycatch in an inland commercial hoop net fishery: effects of water temperature and net tending frequency on injury, physiology, and survival.

9 - Colotelo, AC, GD Raby, CT Hasler, TJ Haxton, KE Smokorowski, G Blouin-Demers, SJ Cooke. 2013. Fisheries Research 137:41-49. [link]

Aboriginal fisher perspectives on use of telemetry technology to study adult Pacific salmon.

8 - Nguyen, VM, GD Raby, SG Hinch, SJ Cooke. 2012. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems 406:08. [link]

Population-specific consequences of fisheries-related stressors on adult sockeye salmon.

7 - Donaldson, MR, SG Hinch, GD Raby, DA Patterson, AP Farrell, SJ Cooke. 2012. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 85:729-739. [link]

Conservation physiology in practice: How physiological knowledge has improved our ability to sustainably manage Pacific salmon during up-river migration.

6 - Cooke, SJ, SG Hinch, MR Donaldson, TD Clark, EJ Eliason, GT Crossin, GD Raby, KM Jeffries, M Lapointe, K Miller, DA Patterson, AP Farrell. 2012. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 367:1757-1769. [link]

Fish stranding in freshwater systems: sources, consequences, and mitigation.

5 - Nagrodski, A, GD Raby, CT Hasler, MK Taylor, SJ Cooke. 2012. Journal of Environmental Management 103:133-141. [link]

Validation of reflex indicators for measuring vitality and predicting the delayed mortality of wild coho salmon bycatch released from fishing gears.

4 - Raby, GD, MR Donaldson, SG Hinch, DA Patterson, AG Lotto, D Robichaud, KK English, WG Willmore, AP Farrell, MW Davis, SJ Cooke. 2012. Journal of Applied Ecology 49:90-98. [link]

The consequences of angling and beach seine capture on the physiology, post-release behaviour and survival of adult sockeye salmon during upriver migration.

3 - Donaldson, MR, SG Hinch, DA Patterson, J Hills, JO Thomas, SJ Cooke, GD Raby, LA Thompson, D Robichaud, KK English, AP Farrell. 2011. Fisheries Research 108:133-141. [link]

Freshwater commercial bycatch: an understated conservation problem.

2 - Raby, GD, AH Colotelo, G Blouin-Demers, SJ Cooke. 2011. BioScience 61:271-280. [link]

Diet composition and consumption rate in round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) in its expansion phase in the Trent River, Ontario.

1 - Raby, GD, LFG Gutowsky, MG Fox. 2010. Environmental Biology of Fishes 89:143-150. [link]