PACIFIC SALMON ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION LABORATORY
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Principal Investigator

 
 
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PROFESSOR SCOTT G. HINCH
PhD University of Toronto

Faculty of Forestry
Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4

Office:     +001 604 822-9377
Lab:        +001 604 822-1969
Fax:        +001 604 822-9102
Email:      scott.hinch (at) ubc.ca

Staff  
 
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Andrew Lotto, Senior Research Technician

Office: +001 604 822-1969
andrew.lotto (at) ubc.ca

 

Post-docs and Research Associates

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Nolan Bett, Postdoctoral Investigator

Research interests: Factors affecting the olfactory abilities and homing behaviour of Pacific salmon during spawning migrations.

 

Bill Harrower, Research Associate, RP Bio

Research interests: Salmon survival and migratory behaviour in impounded rivers; human activities and climate change impact on fish and wildlife trophic interactions

 

 

 

 

 
Students
 
 

Katrina Cook, PhD Candidate

Research interests: Evaluating behaviour, physiology and pathogen load as predictors of delayed mortality in Pacific Salmon in coastal waters

 

Allison Hebert, MSc Student

Research interests: Reproductive behaviour of deep water spawning Kokanee/Sockeye Salmon and interactions between resident and anadromous fish

 

Steve Johnston, MSc Student

Research interests: Early marine migration patterns and associated survival of sockeye smolts in the Discovery Islands and Johnstone Straight

 

Adam Kanigan, MSc Student

Research interests: Evaluating the influence of seasonally distinct resource pulses provided by smolt outmigrations on the movements and growth of bull trout

 

David Moulton, PhD Student

Research interests: Effects of temperature, pathogens, and fishing gear on spawning migrations of Pacific salmon

 

Dave Scott, PhD Student

Research interests: Juvenile salmon outmigration timing, habitat use and potential restoration effectiveness in estuaries

 

Anna Smith, MSc Student

Research interests: Understanding the effects of heavy metals on olfaction and behavioural responses of juvenile salmon to chemical alarm cues

 

Taylor Wale, MSc Student

Research interests: Patterns of migration and flesh deterioration of adult wild sockeye in the Babine River Watershed

 

Yovela Wang, MSc Student

Research interests:  The physiological impacts of infectious agents in migrating juvenile Chinook salmon

     
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