Graduate student opportunities to study Atlantic salmon biology at Dalhousie

Applications are being accepted for Ph.D. students to work on a large, NSERC Funded project examining the migration biology of Atlantic salmon smolts relative to aquaculture sites in eastern Canada, and the role of pathogen expression on salmon behaviour, physiology, and survival. The positions are based at Dalhousie University and the Ocean Tracking Network, in the lab of Dr Glenn Crossin. Students will also work closely with partners at DFO and the Atlantic Salmon Federation.

Candidates should have knowledge of acoustic telemetry and fish ecology. Quantitative modelling skills and experience with molecular techniques […]

November 10th, 2018|

Job Posting: Postdoctoral Fellow Positions

Postdoctoral Fellow Positions Available
Mandrak Lab
University of Toronto Scarborough

Fish Community Change in Space and Time

The Mandrak lab, University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), has an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow to conduct research on quantifying changes in fish communities along an urban to rural to forest gradient. The research will be conducted at three scales. A global analysis will be conducted at a watershed scale using existing data with emphasis on testing hypotheses related to invasive species as part of a new […]

November 1st, 2018|

Job Posting: Aquatic Science / Stock Assessment Biologist III

Aquatic Science / Stock Assessment Biologist III
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) manages Canada’s Pacific salmon stocks in a manner to achieve conservation goals while providing for sustainable fishery opportunities in accordance with domestic and international treaties. The Department’s commitment to science-based fishery management decisions which consider traditional and local knowledge relies on monitoring, data analysis, and recommendations produced by DFO’s salmon stock assessment program to generate pre-season forecasts, in-season estimates, and post-season evaluations. Given the international migration and distribution of […]

November 1st, 2018|

Job Posting: Manager, Nechako White Sturgeon Conservation Centre

Manager, Nechako White Sturgeon Conservation Centre
Regular Position – External Posting
Up to $86,700 annually
Vanderhoof, BC

The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC (FFSBC) is private, non-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors. The FFSBC delivers a wide range of fisheries management services and programs focused on fish culture, conservation, restoration, fisheries enhancement, public education, and the development and marketing of freshwater sport fishing in BC. FFSBC has a staff of approximately 85 union and non-union employees in eight locations throughout the province.

We […]

September 6th, 2018|

Tenure-system Assistant Professor Position – Fish Health and Disease

The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife (FW) at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for a tenure-system Assistant Professor position specializing in temperate zone fish health and disease.

This is a 9 month appointment that will begin as early as August 16, 2018.

The position is part of the MSU-agency Partnership for Ecosystem Research and Management (PERM) cooperative program. The PERM fisheries program unites MSU fisheries scientists with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources-Fisheries Division (Division) staff to help solve Michigan’s fisheries […]

March 6th, 2018|



Assistant or Associate Professor of Marine Aquaculture Science

Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine

UC Davis is recruiting for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor position in marine aquaculture science. Highly desirable areas of research experience include sustainability of marine aquaculture and their impacts on marine systems and mitigating the impact of disease in marine aquatic systems. Highly desirable areas of expertise include ecology, epidemiology, genetics, physiology, nutrition, and pathology of aquatic animals. Criteria for appointment include: a […]

February 22nd, 2018|

57th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Zoologists

The Canadian Society of Zoologists invites you to attend its 57th Annual Meeting, to be held at Memorial University’s St. John’s campus from the 7th–11th of May, 2018.

Meeting events and registration on site will begin in the early afternoon of Monday May 7th, with the closing banquet being held at the Yellow Belly Brew Pub ( on famous George Street in downtown St. John’s on the evening of May 10th.

Visit the meeting website at for more information.


November 23rd, 2017|

13th ICBF, 15-19 July 2018

This message is to welcome you all to the 13th ICBF to be held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada (15 – 19 July, 2018). The website is now open ( and should give you some idea about the venue and what to expect! I will be updating the registration information in the next couple of months. In the mean time we are soliciting symposium proposals and this information is posted on the website.

Our meeting will overlap with the last day of the […]

April 12th, 2017|

Summer Course at Friday Harbour Laboratories, WA, USA.


FISH SWIMMING: Kinematics, Ecomorphology, Behavior & Environmental Physiology

July 17th – August 18th, 2017
5 weeks: M-F 8-5; S 8-12
FHL/FISH 528 (9 credits)

Dr. Paolo Domenici (CNR, Italian National Research Council, Italy)
Dr. John Steffensen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark).

Course description: Fish swimming is a multidisciplinary area of research that encompasses biomechanics, physiology, ecology and behavior. Knowledge of fish swimming is relevant both for students interested in mechanisms of locomotion, and those interested in locomotor adaptations to the environment.

The main subjects will […]

January 31st, 2017|

Job Posting: Professional Biologist


Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation is seeking a professional biologist to join their team in Walla Walla, WA. This position is responsible for assisting with implementing, maintaining and monitoring fish habitat restoration and enhancement projects in the Walla Walla Subbasin.

Duties: Implementation/Monitoring of fish habitat restoration/enhancement projects. Collaboration and coordination with landowners and multiple federal, state, and local agencies. Must be willing to work long days in the field on uneven and slippery terrain in potentially inclement weather.  Technical […]

November 24th, 2016|