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Manufacturing fish: Transition from wild harvest to aquaculture. In Sinclair, P.R. and R.E. Ommer (eds.) Power and Restructuring: Canada’s Coastal Society and Environment. St. John's, NL: ISER Books 2005

Future Options I: Aquaculture, Hatcheries, Tourism, Transportation, and Local Initiatives. In Ommer, R.E. and the Coasts Under Stress research project team. Coasts Under Stress: Restructuring and Social-Ecological Health. Montreal, PQ: McGill-Queen's University Press. 2005

“Salmon sovereignty” and the dilemma of intensive Atlantic salmon aquaculture development in British Columbia In Parrish, C.C., N.J. Turner, and S.M. Solberg (eds.). Resetting the Kitchen Table: Food Security, Culture, Health and Resilience in Coastal Communities. Hauppague, NY: Nova Science Publishers 2006

Fish farms and neoliberalism: Salmon aquaculture in British Columbia. In C. Gore and P. Stoett (eds.) Environmental Challenges and Opportunities: Local-Global Perspectives on Canadian Issues. Emond Montgomery, Toronto. 2006

Eco-friendly sustainable shrimp aquaculture in Bangladesh: A way of minimizing coastal degradation 2009 In Moksness, Dahl, Strotrupp (eds.) Integrated Coastal Zone Management. Blackwell Publishing, UK. 2009

Move to nocturnality not a universal trend in carnivore species on disturbed landscapes. Oikos. In Press

Enrichment of infectious disease agents in the marine environment associated with salmon farms. In Review - Proceedings of the Royal Society B

Gaining the competitive edge: evidence of synergistic effects of landscape change and shifting competitive advantage among sympatric Nearctic carnivores. Submitted - Conservation Biology

Cumulative effects of human footprint best predict seasonal resource selection by a range expanding ungulate. Ecography In Revision

Carnivore community responses to anthropogenic landscape change: species-specificity foils generalizations. Landscape Ecology 34: 2493–2507

Differences in fish communities on natural versus artificial temperate reefs, groundfish conservation applications in British Columbia
 Marine Environmental Research Vol. 152, December 2019, 104788

The debate about bait is a red herring in conservation research. Journal of Wildlife Management 83(4): 985-992

Protected areas alone rarely predict mammalian biodiversity across spatial scales in an Albertan working landscape. Biological Conservation Volume 240, December 2019, 108252

Corridors best facilitate functional connectivity across a protected area network. In Review Scientific Reports SREP-18-44653B Scientific Reports 9(1):10852

Species occurrence data reflect the magnitude of animal movements better than the proximity of animal space-use. Ecosphere 9(2):ecs2.2112

Estimating density for species conservation: comparing camera trap spatial count models to genetic spatial capture-recapture models. Global Ecology and Conservation 15:e00411

Investigating animal activity patterns and temporal niche partitioning using camera trap data: Challenges and opportunities. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation 3(3):123-132

Distinguishing reintroduction from recolonization with genetic testing. Biological Conservation 214:242-249

Cumulative effects of climate and landscape change drive spatial distribution of Rocky Mountain wolverine. Ecology and Evolution 7(21):8903-8914

Wolverine behaviour varies spatially with anthropogenic footprint: implications for conservation and inferences about declines. Ecology and Evolution 6:1493-1503

Effectiveness of shore-based remote camera monitoring for quantifying recreational fisher compliance in marine conservation areas. Aquatic Conservation 27(4):804-813

Recolonizing sea otters spatially segregate from pinnipeds on the Canadian Pacific coastline: The implications of segregation for species conservation. Biological Conservation 177:148-155.

Fish processing facilities: new challenge to marine biosecurity in Canada. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 25:290-294.


Global Aquaculture Performance Index (GAPI): The first global environmental assessment of marine fish farming. Sustainability 5:3976-3991.

Wolverines on the Rocky Mountain slopes: natural heterogeneity and landscape alteration as predictors of distribution. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 91:706-716

Spatial segregation of sympatric marten and fishers: the influence of landscapes and species-scapes. Ecography 36:240-248.

The potential ecological and economic impacts of sea lice from farmed salmon on wild salmon fisheries. Ecological Economics 70: 1746-1755.

Body mass explains characteristic scales of habitat selection in terrestrial mammals. Ecology and Evolution 1:517-528.

Fish farms, parasites, and predators: implications for salmon population dynamics. Ecological Applications 21:897-914.

Sea lice and salmon population dynamics: Effects of exposure for migratory fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B. 276:2819-2828.

The efficiency trap. Food Ethics 4: 41-42.

Effects of non-native oyster (Crassostrea gigas Thunberg) on native eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia. Botanica Marina 50:143-150.


Displacement of native eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) by introduced oysters (Crassostrea gigas Thunberg) significantly alters intertidal community structure. Hydrobiologia 596:57-66.


Reconciling fisheries with conservation and the ecological footprint of aquaculture. 4th World Fisheries Congress. American Fisheries Society Symposium 49:587-589.


Effects of water temperature on interspecific competition between juvenile bull trout and brook trout in an artificial stream. Transaction of the American Fisheries Society 136: 1714-1727.

Potential economic benefits from sablefish farming in British Columbia. Marine Policy 31: 81-84.

Epizootics of wild fish induced by farm fish. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 103: 15506-15510.

Fish farms and sea lice infestations in wild juvenile salmon in the Broughton Archipelago – A rebuttal to Brooks (2005). Reviews in Fisheries Science 14: 1-11.

Non-lethal assessment of juvenile Pacific salmon for parasitic sea lice infections Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 134: 711-716.

Fugitive Salmon: A Framework for Assessing Risks of Escaped Fish from Aquaculture. BioScience 55: 427-437.


Transmission dynamics of parasitic sea lice from farm to wild salmon. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B. 272:689-696.


Reply to Allen: Dollars without sense: The bait for big-money tuna ranching around the world. BioScience. 55:644.

Dollars without sense: The bait for big-money tuna ranching around the world. BioScience. 55:301-302.

Occupancy dynamics of escaped farmed Atlantic salmon in Canadian Pacific coastal salmon streams. Biological Invasions 16:2137-2146.

A description of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar in the Pacific salmon fishery in British Columbia, Canada, in 2000. Alaska Fishery Research Bulletin 9: 102-110.

Reproduction of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in a controlled stream channel on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 130: 489-494.

Competition among juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss): Relevance to invasion potential in British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 58: 197-207. 


Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in British Columbia. Marine Bioinvasions: Proceedings of the First National Conference - January 24-27 1999; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. pp. 256-259.

A simple and inexpensive method for providing natural forage in a laboratory environment. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 20: 801-803.

Natural reproduction of aquaculture escaped Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar,) in a coastal British Columbia river. Conservation Biology 14: 899-903.

Postglacial genetic differentiation between reproductive ecotypes of kokanee (Oncorhynchus nerka) in Okanagan Lake, British Columbia. Molecular Ecology 373: 207-217.

Radiation risk estimation in human populations: Lessons from the radiological accident in Brazil. Mutation Research 373: 207-217

Molecular genetic examination of the polymorphic Arctic charr, Salvelinus alpinus, of Thingvallavatn, Iceland. Molecular Ecology 5: 763-772