*Supervised or co-supervised undergraduate or graduate students (level of student in parentheses)


64. Guernon S, MC Yates (PhD)*, DJ Fraser, AM Derry (2018) The co-evolution of adult body mass and excretion rate between genetically size-divergent brook trout populations. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences accepted.

63. Fraser DJ, L Walker (BSc)*, MC Yates (PhD)*, K Marin (MSc)*, JLA Wood (PhD)*, C Zastavniouk (MSc)*, T Bernos (MSc)* (2018) Population correlates of rapid captive-induced maladaptation in a wild fish. Evolutionary Applications accepted.

62. *Li D (Visiting Professor), T Zhang, J Pi, DJ Fraser (2018) Evaluating a 5-year metal contamination remediation and the biomonitoring potential of a freshwater gastropod along the Xiangjiang River, China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research accepted.

61. Negrin-Dastis J, MC Yates (PhD)*, DJ Fraser, AM Derry (2018) A fish-mediated trophic cascade on freshwater calanoid copepod abundance is concealed by food web fatty acid availability, functional traits and population sex ratio. Journal of Plankton Research accepted.

60. *Harbicht AB (PhD), T Castro-Santos, D Gorsky, D Hand, DJ Fraser, WR Ardren (2018) Environmental, anthropogenic, and dietary influences on fine-scale movement of Atlantic salmon through challenging waters. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences accepted.

59. *Bernos T (MSc), MC Yates (PhD)*, DJ Fraser (2018) Fine scale differences in genetic and census population size ratios between two stream fishes. Conservation Genetics accepted.


58. Fraser DJ (2017) Genetic diversity of small populations: not all ‘doom and gloom’? Molecular Ecology 26: 6499-6501.

57. *Zastavniouk C (MSc), LK Weir, DJ Fraser (2017) The evolutionary consequences of habitat fragmentation: differentiation in body morphology and colouration among brook trout populations of varying size. Ecology and Evolution accepted.

56. *Yates MC (PhD), TA Bernos* (MSc), DJ Fraser (2017) A critical assessment of estimating census population size from genetic population size (and vice versa) in three fishes. Evolutionary Applications accepted.

55. *Marin K (MSc), A Coon, DJ Fraser (2017) Traditional ecological knowledge reveals the extent of sympatric lake trout diversity and habitat preferences. Ecology and Society accepted.

54. *Harbicht AB (PhD), T Castro-Santos, WR Ardren, D Gorsky, DJ Fraser (2017) Novel, continuous monitoring of fine-scale movement using fixed-position radio telemetry arrays and random forest location fingerprinting. Methods in Ecology and Evolution  DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12745

53. *Brunsdon E (MSc), JWA Grant, WR Ardren, DJ Fraser (2017) Dispersal and density-dependent growth of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) juveniles: clumped versus dispersed stocking. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 74: 1337-1347.


52. *Wells ZRR (MSc), L McDonnell, L Chapman, DJ Fraser (2016) Limited variability in upper thermal tolerance among pure and hybrid populations of a cold water fish. Conservation Physiology 

51. *Marin K (MSc), A Coon, R Carson (Res Assoc)*, PV Debes (Postdoc)*, DJ Fraser (2016) Striking phenotypic variation yet low genetic differentiation in sympatric lake trout. PLOS One PDF

50. *Bernos TA (MSc), DJ Fraser (2016) Spatiotemporal relationship between adult census size and genetic population size across a wide population size gradient. Molecular Ecology 25: 4472-4487. PDF

49. *Wood JLA (PhD), MC Yates (PhD)*, DJ Fraser (2016) Are selection and heritability related to population size in nature? Meta-analysis and conservation implications. Evolutionary Applications 9: 640-657. PDF

48. Fraser DJ (2016) Risks and benefits of mitigating low marine survival in wild salmon using smolt-to-adult captive reared supplementation. DFO Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat Research Document 2016/30, v. 32 pages.

47. *Clarke CN (MSc), DJ Fraser, CF Purchase (2016) Life-long and carry-over effects of early captive exposure in a recovery program for Atlantic salmon. Animal Conservation 19: 350-359. PDF


46. *Wood JLA (PhD), D Tezel (BSc)*, D Joyal (BSc)*, DJ Fraser (2015) Population size is weakly associated with quantitative genetic variation and trait differentiation in a stream fish. Evolution 69: 2303-2318. PDF

45. *Wood JLA (PhD), DJ Fraser (2015) Similar plastic responses to elevated temperature among different-sized brook trout populations. Ecology 96: 1010 – 1019. PDF

44. *Yates MC (BSc), PV Debes (PhD)*, DJ Fraser, JA Hutchings (2015) The influence of hybridization with domesticated conspecifics on alternative reproduction phenotypes in male Atlantic salmon in multiple temperature regimes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 72: 1138-1145. PDF


43. *Harbicht AB (MSc), CC Wilson, DJ Fraser (2014) Does human-induced hybridization have long-term genetic effects? Empirical testing with domesticated, wild and hybridized fish populations. Evolutionary Applications 7: 1180 – 1191. PDF

42. Fraser DJ, PV Debes (Postdoc)*, L Bernatchez, JA Hutchings (2014) Population size, habitat fragmentation, and the nature of adaptive variation in a stream fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Biological Sciences 281: 20140370. PDF

41. *Debes PV (PhD), DJ Fraser, MC Yates (BSc)*, JA Hutchings (2014) The between-population genetic architecture of growth, maturation and plasticity in Atlantic salmon. Genetics 196: 1277-1291. PDF

40. *Yates MC (PhD), DJ Fraser (2014) Does source population size affect performance in new environments? Evolutionary Applications 7: 871 – 882. PDF

39. *Wood JLA (PhD), S Belmar-Lucero (MSc)*, JA Hutchings, DJ Fraser (2014) Relationship of habitat variability to population size in a stream fish. Ecological Applications 24: 1085-1100. PDF

38. *Harbicht AB (MSc), M Alshamlih, CC Wilson, DJ Fraser (2014) Anthropogenic and habitat correlates of hybridization between hatchery and wild brook trout. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 71: 688-697. PDF

37. *Gray QZ (MSc), JWA Grant, DJ Fraser. Extirpation for conservation: applying predictors of extinction risk to eradicate introduced trout populations for lake restoration. Ecological Restoration 32: 59-67. PDF

36. Sloat MR, DJ Fraser, J Dunham, J Falke, B Jordan, B MacMillan, H Olms (2014) Ecological and evolutionary patterns of freshwater maturation in Pacific and Atlantic Salmonines. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries. PDF

35. Fraser DJ. Evolutionary hypotheses for a constraint to life history resilience in depleted Atlantic salmon populations (2014) Journal of Fish Biology 85: 119-131. PDF


34. Fraser DJ, AM Calvert, L Bernatchez, A Coon (2013) Multidisciplinary population monitoring when demographic data are sparse: a case study of remote trout populations. Ecology and Evolution 3: 4954-4969. PDF

33. Fraser DJ. The emerging synthesis of evolution with ecology in fisheries science (2013) Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 70: 1417-1428. PDF

32. *Debes PV (PhD), DJ Fraser, MV McBride, JA Hutchings (2013) Multigenerational hybridization and its consequences for maternal effects in Atlantic salmon. Heredity 111: 238-247. PDF

31. Moore J-S, DJ Fraser (2013) Puny males punch above their weight to conserve genetic diversity in a declining salmon population. Molecular Ecology 22: 2364-2365. PDF

30. *Meli A (BSc), DJ Fraser (2013) Kinship analysis of brook trout during their breeding migration. Journal of Fish Biology 82: 1514-1522. PDF


29. Palstra FP, DJ Fraser (2012) Effective/census population size ratio estimation: a compendium and appraisal. Ecology and Evolution 2: 2357-2365. PDF

28. *Debes PV (PhD), E Normandeau, DJ Fraser, L Bernatchez, JA Hutchings (2012) Differences in transcription levels among wild, domesticated, and hybrid Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) from two environments. Molecular Ecology 21: 2574-2587. PDF

27. *Belmar-Lucero S (MSc), JLA Wood* (PhD), S Scott* (BSc), AB Harbicht* (MSc), JA Hutchings, DJ Fraser (2012) Concurrent habitat and life history influences on effective/census population ratios in stream-dwelling trout. Ecology and Evolution 2: 562-573. PDF


26. *Houde ALS (MSc), DJ Fraser, PT O’Reilly, JA Hutchings (2011) Relative risks of inbreeding and outbreeding depression in the wild in endangered salmon. Evolutionary Applications 4: 634-647. PDF

25. *Houde ALS (MSc), DJ Fraser, PT O’Reilly, JA Hutchings (2011) Maternal and paternal effects on fitness correlates in outbred and inbred Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 68:534-549. PDF

24. Fraser DJ, LK Weir, L Bernatchez, MM Hansen, EB Taylor (2011) Extent and scale of local adaptation in salmonid fishes: review and meta-analysis.  Heredity 106:404-420. PDF

23. *Morris MRJ (BSc), DJ Fraser, JD Eddington, JA Hutchings (2011) Hybridization effects on phenotypic plasticity: experimental compensatory growth responses in farmed-wild Atlantic salmon. Evolutionary Applications 4:444-458.PDF


22. Fraser DJ, C Minto, AM Calvert, JD Eddington, JA Hutchings (2010) Potential for domesticated-wild interbreeding to induce maladaptive phenology across multiple populations of wild Atlantic salmon. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 67: 1768-1775.PDF

21. Fraser DJ, ALS Houde* (BSc), PV Debes* (PhD), PT O’Reilly, JD Eddington, JA Hutchings (2010) Consequences of farmed-wild hybridization across divergent wild populations and multiple traits in salmon. Ecological Applications 20: 935-953. PDF

20. *Houde ALS (PhD), DJ Fraser, JA Hutchings (2010) Fitness-related consequences of competitive ability between farmed and wild Atlantic salmon at different proportional representations of wild-farmed hybrids. ICES Journal of Marine Science 67: 657-667. PDF

19. *Houde ALS (PhD), DJ Fraser, JA Hutchings (2010) Reduced anti-predator responses in multi-generational hybrids between farmed and wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Conservation Genetics 11: 785-794. PDF

2009 and earlier

18. Normandeau E, JA Hutchings, DJ Fraser, L Bernatchez (2009) Population-specific gene expression responses to hybridization between farm and wild Atlantic salmon. Evolutionary Applications 2: 489-503. PDF

17. Hansen MM, DJ Fraser, K Meier, KLD Mensberg (2009) Sixty years of anthropogenic pressure: a spatio-temporal genetic analysis of brown trout populations subject to stocking and population declines. Molecular Ecology 18: 2549-2562. PDF

16. *Morris MRJ (BSc), DJ Fraser, AJ Heggelin* (BSc), JW Carr, SF O’Neil, FG Whoriskey, JA Hutchings (2008) Prevalence and recurrence of escaped farmed Atlantic salmon in eastern North American rivers. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 65: 2807-2826. PDF

15. Fraser DJ (2008) How well can captive breeding programs conserve biodiversity? A review of salmonids. Evolutionary Applications 1: 535-586. PDF

14. Fraser DJ, AM Cook, JD Eddington, P Bentzen, JA Hutchings (2008) Mixed evidence for reduced local adaptation in wild salmon resulting from interbreeding with escaped farmed salmon: complexities in hybrid fitness. Evolutionary Applications. 1: 501-512. PDF

13. Hansen MM, DJ Fraser, TD Als, KLD Mensberg (2008) Reproductive isolation, evolutionary distinctiveness, and setting conservation priorities: the case of European lake whitefish and endangered North Sea houting (Coregonus spp.). BMC Evolutionary Biology 8: 137. PDF

12. Hutchings JA, DJ Fraser (2008) The nature of fisheries- and farming-induced evolution. Molecular Ecology 17: 294-313. PDF

11. Fraser DJ, L Bernatchez (2008) Ecology, evolution and conservation of lake-migratory brook trout: a perspective from pristine populations. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 137: 1192-1202. PDF

10. Fraser DJ, MM Hansen, N Tessier, S Ostergaard, M Legault, L Bernatchez (2007) Comparative estimation of effective population sizes and temporal gene flow in two contrasting population systems. Molecular Ecology 16: 3866-3889. PDF

9. Fraser DJ, LK Weir, TL Darwish, JD Eddington, JA Hutchings (2007) Divergent compensatory growth responses within species: linked to contrasting migrations in salmon? Oecologia 153: 543-553. PDF

8. Fraser DJ, MW Jones, TL McParland, JA Hutchings (2007) Loss of historical immigration and the unsuccessful rehabilitation of extirpated salmon populations. Conservation Genetics 8:527-546. PDF 

7. Fraser DJ, T Coon, MR Prince, R Dion, L Bernatchez (2006) Integrating traditional and evolutionary knowledge in biodiversity conservation: a population level case study. Ecology and Society 11: 4. PDF

6. Fraser DJ, P Duchesne, L Bernatchez (2005) Migratory charr schools exhibit population and kin associations beyond juvenile stages. Molecular Ecology 14: 3133-3146. PDF

5. Fraser DJ, L Bernatchez (2005) Allopatric origins of sympatric brook charr populations: colonization history and admixture. Molecular Ecology 14: 1497-1509. PDF

4. Fraser DJ, L Bernatchez (2005) Adaptive migratory divergence among sympatric brook charr populations. Evolution 59: 611-624. PDF

3. Fraser DJ, C Lippé*, L Bernatchez (2004) Consequences of unequal population size, asymmetric gene flow and sex-biased dispersal for population structure in brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis). Molecular Ecology 13: 67-80. PDF

2. Gatt MH, DJ Fraser, AP Liskauskas, MM Ferguson (2002) Mitochondrial DNA variation and stock structure of walleyes from eastern Lake Huron: an analysis of contemporary and historical samples. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 131: 99-108. PDF

1. Fraser DJ, L Bernatchez (2001) Adaptive evolutionary conservation: towards a unified concept for defining conservation units. Molecular Ecology 10: 2741-2752. PDF