CANADIAN CONFERENCE FOR FISHERIES RESEARCH (CCFFR) 1998


Queens University, Kingston, Ontario
2-4 January 1998

  • President: Mark Ridgeway, Ontraio Ministry of Natural Resources (ridgwam@eop.gov.on.ca)
  • Treasurer: Howard Powles: Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Ottawa (powlesh@DFO-MPO.GC.CA)
  • Programme Chair: Roger Green, University of Waterloo (rgreen@julian.uwo.ca)
  • Local Arrangements: Bill Leggett, Queens University
  • Nominations: Scott Hinch, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

    CCFFR - 1998 - PROGRAMME


    Saturday, January 3 / le samedi 3 janvier

    08:00 - 16:00 Registration / Inscription
    Location: Bioscience Complex, Queen's University

    08:30 Welcome remarks / Mot de bienvenue

    08:45 F. Rigler Lecture / Conférence F. Rigler
    Speaker / Conférencier: Norman D. Yan
    ACID AND METAL DEPOSITION, A CHANGING CLIMATE, AND EXOTIC INVADERS: LESSONS FROM LONG-TERM STUDIES OF DISTURBANCES IN CANADIAN SHIELD LAKES

    09:25 J. C. Stephenson Lecture / Conférence J. C. Stephenson
    Speaker / Conférencier: Bruce Tufts
    BIOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS OF CATCH-AND-RELEASE SPORTFISHERIES

    10:05 - 10:30 Coffee / Café


    Joint Session CCFFR + SCL / Session conjointe CCRP + SCL
    Long-term studies in fresh water systems / Les études à long terme dans les systèmes d'eau douce

    10:30 THE REVITALIZATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING: UNEXPECTED USES OF LONG-TERM DATA IN AQUATIC SCIENCES
    Leavitt, P.

    10:55 DOES INTER-ANNUAL VARIABILTIY IN POPULATION DENSITY INCREASE WITH TIME ?
    Cyr, Hélène

    11:20 LONG-TERM TRENDS IN THE FISH COMMUNITIES OF EASTERN LAKE ONTARIO: PREDATOR-PREY INTERACTION AND GLOBAL CLIMATE
    Casselman*, John M

    11:45 THE IMPACT OF ZEBRA MUSSELS ON THE FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEM: THE ONEIDA LAKE EXAMPLE
    Mills, E.

    12:10 Lunch (at Bioscience Complex) / Déjeûner (au Bioscience Complex)




    Theme Session 1 / Session thématique 1
    Long-term studies / Etudes à long terme


    13:30 LONG-TERM ECOLOGICAL STUDIES ON THE FISH COMMUNITIES OF A RIDEAU LAKE
    Keast, Allen

    13:50 THE IMPACT OF A ZEBRA MUSSEL (Dreissena polymorpha) INVASION ON BENTHIC INVERTEBRATE COMPOSITION, THE DIET, GROWTH RATE AND BODY CONDITION OF FISH AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF PCBS IN A SHALLOW EUTROPHIC LAKE
    Mercer*, J.L., M.G. Fox and C.D. Metcalfe

    14:10 SEX-SPECIFIC DIFFERENCES IN LAKE TROUT PRODUCTION AND POPULATION CHARACTERISTICS IN LAKE OPEONGO, ONTARIO
    Carl, Leon and Brian Shuter

    14:30 RESPONSE OF A LAKE TROUT POPULATION TO 13 YEARS OF EXPERIMENTAL EXPLOITATION
    Fruetel, M.* and N. P. Lester

    14:50 THE COLDWATER LAKES EXPERIMENTAL WATERSHEDS: SHORT-TERM RESPONSES TO CATCHMENT-SCALE DEFORESTATION OF BOREAL LAKE ECOSYSTEMS
    Steedman*, R.J.*, M.H. Johnston, R.S. Kushneriuk, R.L. France, K.G. Beaty, and C.J. Allan

    15:10 Coffee

    15:30 FISH COMMUNITY DYNAMICS OF THE EASTERN BASIN OF LAKE ERIE
    Ryan, P.

    15:50 LONG-TERM DATA FROM A 34-YEAR OTOLITH ARCHIVE OF FRESHWATER DRUM FROM EASTERN LAKE ONTARIO--AGE, YEAR-CLASS STRENGTH, AND A 43-YEAR GROWTH CHRONOLOGY
    Brown*, David M., and John M. Casselman





    Contributed Papers 1 / Contributions
    Growth, population dynamics / Croissance, dynamique de population



    16:10 VARIABILITY IN INDIVIDUAL ATLANTIC SALMON GROWTH RATES AND THE INCIDENCE OF PRECOCIOUS MALE MATURITY
    Aubin-Horth*, N., S.P. Good and J. J. Dodson

    16:30 SIZE-DEPENDENT GROWTH AND MORTALITY IN AGE-0 RAINBOW TROUT AMONG LAKES DIFFERING IN INTENSITY OF SIZE-DEPENDENT INTERACTIONS
    Landry*, Francois, John R. Post, and Eric A. Parkinson

    16:50 ESTIMATION OF HATCH PERIODS, GROWTH RATES, AND SUBSEQUENT SURVIVAL OF YELLOW PERCH PERCA FLAVESCENS: OTOLITHS MICROSTRUCTURE EXAMINATION
    Elliott, Joel K., Thomas P. Herra* and W.C. Leggett

    17:10 Close / Fin de la session

    17:30 CCFFR Business Meeting / Assemblée annuelle de la CCRP

    19:00 CCFFR-SCL Banquet / Banquet CCRP-SCL
    Speaker / Conférencier: Jack Vallentyne
    A CELEBRATION OF THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE FISHERIES RESEARCH BOARD OF CANADA




    Theme Session 2 / Session thématique 2

    Indicators of fish health for use in environmental monitoring / Les indices de la santé des poissons: leur utilisation dans le suivi environnemental



    13:30 A RAPID ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY FOR ASSESSING THE ENRICHMENT STATUS OF SOUTHERN ONTARIO STREAMS
    Stanfield, L.W., M.L. Jones, M. Stoneman, J. Parish, B. Kilgour*, G. Wichert

    13:50 A PREDICTIVE METHODOLOGY FOR DETERMINING STREAM FISH COMMUNITY HEALTH AND PRODUCTIVE CAPACITY FROM HABITAT FEATURES
    Stanfield*, L. W., M. L. Jones, M. Stoneman, J. Parish, B. Kilgour, G. Wichert

    14:10 TOXICITY OF RETENE TO EARLY LIFE STAGES OF TWO FRESHWATER SPECIES
    Billiard*, S., K. Querbach and P.V. Hodson

    14:30 KINETICS OF RETENE ELIMINATION AND MFO INDUCTION IN EXPOSED FISH
    Fragoso* N., J. Parrott, M. Hahn, I. Kozin, S. Brown and P.V. Hodson

    14:50
    Sherwood

    15:10 Coffee

    15:30 ASSESSMENT OF REPRODUCTION OF FATHEAD MINNOWS IN WATER AFFECTED BY OIL-SAND PROCESSING
    Siwik*,P. and Dr. C Paszkowski

    15:50 FISH COMMUNITIES OF THE EXPERIMENTAL LAKES AREA
    Ottensmeyer, C.A. and D.A. Jackson*

    16:10 EVALUATING COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENT CONCORDANCE BY MATRIX RANDOMIZATION METHODS: A CASE STUDY ON SOUTHEASTERN BRAZILIAN STREAM FISH COMMUNITIES
    Peres-Neto*,Pedro R., Erica P. Caramaschi and Donald A. Jackson

    16:30 FUNDAMENTAL AND PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS OF INTERMEDIATE PERIODICITIES DISPLAYED BY FISH PHYSIOLOGIAL PROCESSES
    Boisclair*, D., D. Harper, H. Martins, and P. Dutilleul

    16:50 Close

    17:30 CCFFR Business Meeting / Assemblée annuelle de la CCRP

    19:00 CCFFR-SCL Banquet / Banquet CCRP-SCL
    Speaker / Conférencier: Jack Vallentyne
    A CELEBRATION OF THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE FISHERIES RESEARCH BOARD OF CANADA




    le dimanche 4 janvier / Sunday, January 4

    Session thématique 3 / Theme Session 3
    Gestion expérimentale et processus décisionels et les problèmes des pêches et de l'environnement / Experimental management and decision processes for environmental/fisheries problems



    08:30 Burton

    08:50 THE CONTINUED MISUSE OF EXOTIC FISHES AS INTRODUCTIONS
    Crawford, Stephen S.

    09:10 RISK AND INFORMATION EXCHANGE ON THE SCOTIAN SHELF: A TALE OF TWO FLEETS
    Gillis*, D.M.

    09:30 Guay

    09:50 FISHING PATTERNS ON THE SCOTIAN SHELF: OBSERVER EFFECTS ON THE SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF FISHING EFFORT
    Harris*, L.W.E. and D.M. Gillis

    10:10 Coffee

    10:40 EFFECTS OF TIDAL AND WIND-DRIVEN CURRENTS ON PACIFIC SALMON INFERRED FROM A FINE-RESOLUTION COASTAL MODEL
    Bourque*, M-C and P.H. LeBlond

    11:00 A REVIEW OF ANGLER DIARY USE IN ONTARIO
    Cooke*, S.J., W.I. Dunlop, D. MacLennan and G. Power

    11:20 THE INFLUENCE OF MOON CYCLE ON FISH ABUNDANCE AND DISTRIBUTION PATTERNS
    Gaudreau*, N., and D. Boisclair

    11:20 THE GROWTH AND SURVIVAL OF JUVENILE BULL TROUT AS ASSESSED FROM SHORT-TERM MANIPULATIVE EXPERIMENTS
    Paul*, A.J. and J.R. Post

    12:00 - 13:20 Déjeûner (fourni au Bioscience Complex) / Lunch (included at Bioscience Complex)

    13:20 EXPERIMENTAL MODELING EVALUATION OF MIGRATION BEHAVIOUR AND CLIMATE CHANGE: IMPLICATIONS FOR PREDICTING MARINE PRODUCTION OF SOCKEYE SALMON
    Rand*, P.S., S.G. Hinch and M.C. Healey

    13:40 SIMPLE DYNAMIC HEIGHT ESTIMATES AND THEIR APPLICATION TO IN-SITU ADAPTIVE SAMPLING DECISIONS FOR FIELD STUDIES ON MARINE BANKS
    Reiss*, C. S., Taggart C. T., Thompson, K. R. and Panteleev, G.

    14:00 FOOD, SPACE, AND THE ABUNDANCE OF STREAM SALMONIDS
    Grant*, J.W.A., S. Steingrímsson, E.R. Keeley and R.A. Cunjak

    14:20 COMPARISON OF OTOLITH SHAPE USING FOURIER SERIES ANALYSIS BETWEEN SPECIES, AMONG POPULATIONS, AND AMONG STOCKS OF PERCH (PERCA FLUVIATILIS AND P.FLAVESCENS)
    Chong*, S.C. and J. M. Casselman

    14:40 THE THERMAL REGULATION OF BASS SPAWNING: IMPLICATIONS FOR BASS MANAGEMENT IN SOUTHERN ONTARIO
    Ferguson*, H.L., F. Phelan and D.P. Philipp

    15:00 Café

    15:20 SURVEY-BASED ASSESSMENT OF RESOURCE STATUS AND REPRODUCTIVE POTENTIAL: A CASE STUDY USING ACOUSTIC AND TRAWL DATA FOR NORTH-EAST ARCTIC COD
    Marshall, C.Tara

    15:40 THE IMPACTS OF LOW-HEAD BARRIER DAMS ON THE FISH COMMUNITIES OF TRIBUTARY STREAMS OF THE GREAT LAKES
    McLaughlin, R.L*, D. L. G. Noakes, L. Porto, L. M. Carl, and R. G. Randall

    16:00 RECOVERY AND POPULATION DYNAMICS OF A BULL TROUT POPULATION
    Mushens*, C. and J.R. Post.

    16:20 Wichert

    16:40 AVIAN CONSUMPTION OF JUVENILE ATLANTIC SALMON AND OTHER FISH IN THE MARITIME PROVINCES
    Cairns, D.K.

    17:00 ACCURACY OF THE REMOVAL METHOD TO ESTIMATE ATLANTIC SALMON PARR POPULATION SIZE
    Clement*, M. and R.A. Cunjak

    17:20 Close



    Session thématique 4 / Theme Session 4
    Les interactions entre les habitats terrestres et les habitats aquatiques / Interactions between terrestrial habitat and aquatic/fisheries habitat



    08:30 EFFECTS OF RIVER ICE AND FLOODING ON FISH IN THE GRAND RIVER, ONTARIO
    Brown*, R., G. Power and R.S. McKinley

    08:50 DOES THE PRESENCE OF WOODY DEBRIS INCREASE COHO SALMON SMOLT PRODUCTION IN GROUNDWATER SIDE-CHANNELS?
    Giannico*, G.R. and S.G. Hinch

    09:10 THE IMPORTANCE OF SPATIAL SCALE ON ASSESSING DISTURBANCE IMPACTS ON STREAM FISH HABITAT
    Mackereth*, R.W. and T.R. Marshall.

    09:30 THE EFFECTS OF LAND USE ON EARLY LIFE HISTORY STAGES OF BROOK TROUT (Salvelinus fontinalis) ON PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
    MacNeill *, W. Scott and R. Allen Curry

    09:50 RECOVERY OF CUTTHROAT TROUT AND THEIR HABITAT IN A SMALL BC STREAM 25 YEARS AFTER RIPARIAN LOGGING
    Young*, K.A., S.G. Hinch, and T.G. Northcote

    10:10 Coffee

    10:40 THE IDENTIFICATION OF SEA-RUN AND RESIDENT BROOK TROUT IN THE TABUSINTAC RIVER, NEW BRUNSWICK USING MULTIPLE STABLE-ISOTOPE ANALYSIS
    Doucett*, R.R., W. Hooper, and G. Power

    11:00 PHYSICOCHEMICAL PATTERNS AND MICROBIAL PROCESSING IN THE HYPORHEIC ZONE OF A SOUTHERN ONTARIO GRAVEL-BED STREAM
    Storey*, R.G. and D.D. Williams

    11:20 THE FALLEN TREES; COARSE WOODY DEBRIS AND LITTORAL ZONE FISHES
    Brown *, Andrea M., and N.C. Collins

    11:40 THE ROLE OF BLEACHING OF PULP IN MIXED-FUNCTION OXYGENASE (MFO) INDUCTION IN RAINBOW TROUT
    Coakley*, J., P. Hodson, A. van Heiningen, and E. Grandmaison

    12:00 - 13:20 Déjeûner (fourni au Bioscience Complex) / Lunch (included at Bioscience Complex)




    Contributions 2 / Contributed Papers 2
    Réproduction, développement / Reproduction, development



    13:20 NESTING BEHAVIOUR IN THE EXOTIC AND ROUND GOBY, NEOGOBIUS MELANOSTOMUS (GOBIIDAE)
    Wickett, Robert G. and Lynda D. Corkum*

    13:40 SPERM MOTILITY PATTERNS OF ATLANTIC COD (GADUS MORHUA) IN RELATION TO SALINITY: EFFECTS OF OVARIAN FLUID AND EGG PRESENCE
    Litvak*, M. K. and E. A. Trippel

    14:00 SPAWNING AND EARLY LIFE HISTORY OF STRIPED BASS IN THE SOUTHERN GULF OF ST LAWRENCE
    Robinson*, M., C. Courtenay, A. St-Hilaire, A Boghen, T Benfey, and E. Tremblay

    14:20 THE IMPACT OF DEVELOPMENT RATE ON THE ESCAPE RESPONSE, SWIMMING PERFORMANCE, AND MORPHOLOGY OF LARVAL AMERICAN PLAICE, HIPPOGLOSSOIDES PLATESSOIDES PLATESSOIDES
    Costain, K.E., T.D. Shepherd*, and M.K. Litvak.

    14:40 LARVAL SEA LAMPREY (Petromyzon marinus) GROWTH RATES: A COMPARISON OF LOW TO HIGH DENSITY POPULATIONS
    Morrison, B.J.*, L.A. Barker and F.W.H. Beamish

    15:00 Café


    Contributions 3 / Contributed Papers 3
    Alimentation, physiologie, énergétique / Feeding, physiology, energetics



    15:20 EMPIRICAL ANALYSES OF FISH FEEDING RATE IN THE FIELD
    Trudel, Marc, Strahan Tucker, and Joseph B. Rasmussen

    15:40 USING 137CS TO MEASURE AND COMPARE THE ENERGY BUDGETS OF JUVENILE ATLANTIC SALMON (SALMO SALAR) AND BROOK TROUT (SALVELINUS FONTINALIS)
    Tucker*, S. and J.B. Rasmussen

    16:00 VARIATION IN CONDITION OF AGE 0 ATLANTIC COD (GADUS MORHUA) IN COASTAL NEWFOUNDLAND: LABORATORY ANALYSIS OF SIMPLE CONDITION INDICES AND INTERPRETATION OF FIELD OBSERVATIONS
    Grant*. S.M. and J.A. Brown

    16:20 FORAGING BEHAVIOUR OF LARVAL REDFISH (SEBASTES SPP.)
    Laurel*, B., J. A. Brown, and R. Anderson

    16:40 THE ENERGETIC CONSEQUENCES OF FEEDING IN TURBID ESTUARINE ENVIRONMENT
    Sirois*, Pascal and Julian J. Dodson

    17:00 ESTIMATION OF SPONTANEOUS SWIMMING COSTS OF YELLOW PERCH (PERCA FLAVESCENS)
    Gauthier*, A., and D. Boisclair

    17:20 Close




    Contributions 4 / Contributed Papers 4
    Génétique / Genetics

    08:30 MAINTAINING THE GENETIC SEGREGATION OF TWO SYMPATRIC POPULATIONS OF SMELT IN THE ST. LAWRENCE ESTUARY: THE IMPORTANCE OF SPAWNING TIME AND PLACE
    Lecomte*, Frederic and Julian J. Dodson

    08:50 TEMPORAL CHANGES IN GENETIC VARIATION IN ATLANTIC SALMON POPULATIONS IN THE INNER BAY OF FUNDY
    Jones*, M.W., T.L. McParland, J.A. Hutchings and D. Clay


    Contributions 5 / Contributed Papers 5
    Distribution, abondance, mouvements / Distribution, abundance, movements

    09:10 MOVEMENTS OF BROOK TROUT (Salvelinus fontinalis) IN THE KENNEBECASIS RIVER, SOUTHERN NEW BRUNSWICK
    Sparks*, David and R. Allen Curry

    09:30 INTERANNUAL AND INTERDECADAL VARIATIONS OF COPEPOD POPULATIONS IN THE LOWER ST. LAWRENCE ESTUARY: EVIDENCE OF CLIMATE-DRIVEN CHANGES IN SPECIES COMPOSITION AND ABUNDANCE
    Plourde*, Stephane, Jeffrey A. Runge and Julian J. Dodson

    09:50 ESTIMATING SPECIES RICHNESS IN BENTHIC COMMUNITIES: SOME PROBLEMS AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS
    Cao*, Y, D.D Williams and N.E. Williams

    10:10 Café

    10:40 KIN-BIASED SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION IN JUVENILE BROOK TROUT
    Hiscock*, M.J. and J.A. Brown

    11:00 Frezza

    11:20 IN SITU TARGET STRENGTH OF REDFISH (SEBASTES SPP.) IN NEWFOUNDLAND WATERS
    Gauthier* S. and G. A. Rose

    11:40 A COMPARISON OF ACOUSTIC AND SUBMERSIBLE ESTIMATES OF INSHORE COD DENSITY IN PLACENTIA BAY, NEWFOUNDLAND
    Lawson* G. L. and G. A. Rose

    12:20 - 13:20 Déjeûner (fourni au Bioscience Complex) / Lunch (included at Bioscience Complex)



    POSTERS / AFFICHES

    TS-1, 2, 3, 4 indicates corresponding Theme Session; C indicates Contributed papers
    TS-1, 2, 3, 4 correspond à la Session thématique; C correspond à une Contribution


    THE INFLUENCE OF LAKE MORPHOLOGY ON THE CONSERVATION ECOLOGY OF FEROX TROUT Abrahams*, M.V. and M. Mangel (TS-1)

    Alsop (C)

    RETURNING WITH BOTH ON-YEAR FRASER RIVER PINK SALMON AND LINE 1 FRASER RIVER PRECOCIOUS SOCKEYE, AN ODD-YEAR BROOD OF EARLY STUART SOCKEYE ACCRUES SURVIVAL BENEFITS WHICH COMBINE TO CREATE THE IMPRESSION OF LINE DOMINANCE Barber*, F. (C)

    MATE CHOICE AND THE COST OF PERIPHERAL MALES Blanchfield*, P.J. and M.S. Ridgway (C)

    Curry (C)

    Destun (TS-1)

    DIEL VERTICAL MIGRATION IN LARVAE OF ATLANTIC STURGEON (ACIPENSER OXYRHYNCHUS) AND ITS POTENTIAL EFFECT ON LARVAL DISTRIBUTION Doherty*, C. A. and M. K. Litvak (C)

    POPULATION CHARACTERISTICS OF LAKE TROUT AND WHITE SUCKER AT THE COLDWATER LAKES EXPERIMENTAL WATERSHEDS, PRE-TIMBER HARVEST PERIOD 1991-95 Furlong, P.D. (TS-4)

    USE OF CHIRONOMIDS IN FRESHWATER BIOMONITORING AT THE COLDWATER LAKES EXPERIMENTAL WATERSHEDS Hrabok, Jackie T.

    PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS OF THE BROOK STICKLEBACK, CULAEA INCONSTANS (TELEOSTEI, GASTEROSTEIDAE) Keivany*, Y. and J. S. Nelson. (C)

    AQUATIC-TERRESTRIAL TOPOGRAPHIC AND CLIMATE LINKAGES AT THE COLDWATER LAKES EXPERIMENTAL WATERSHEDS Kushneriuk, R.S. (TS-4)

    Lowartz (C)

    HABITAT USE AND MOVEMENT BY BROOK CHAR AND RAINBOW TROUT IN THREE TRIBUTARIES OF NIPIGON BAY, LAKE SUPERIOR MacIntosh*, K. and R. Mackereth. (TS-1)

    A SHARED FISHERIES INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR USE THROUGHOUT THE GREAT LAKES BASIN - IS IT TIME? Maraldo, Dave and Mike Gillies* (TS-2)

    SEDIMENT TRANSPORT TOWARD STREAMS THROUGH ROADSIDE DITCHES AND UNDISTURBED BOREAL FOREST McCormick*, D. and R. Mackereth (TS-1)

    BULL TROUT MIGRATIONS AND SPAWNING SITE SELECTION IN THE DUNCAN RIVER SYSTEM, BRITISH COLUMBIA O'Brien, D. S.*, J. D. McPhail, and E. B. Taylor (C)

    COMPARATIVE GROWTH AND FOOD CONSUMPTION OF DIPLOID AND TRIPLOID BROOK TROUT (SALVELINUS FONTINALIS) O'Keefe*, R. and T. Benfey (C)

    USING 137CS TO ESTIMATE THE MARINE-PHASE ENERGY BUDGET OF ADULT ATLANTIC SALMON (SALMO SALAR) Pazzia* I.S. and J.B. Rasmussen (C)

    USING A GENETIC ANALYZER TO ASSESS MICROSATELLITE LOCI FOR POLYMORPHISMS IN BROOK TROUT (Salvelinus fontinalis) Rogers*, Sean M. and R. Allen Curry (C)

    THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PHYSICAL AND HYDROLOGICAL STREAM CHARACTERISTICS AND RIPARIAN VEGETATION STRUCTURE Rankin*, K.R. and R.W. Mackereth. (TS-1)

    Schwalme (TS-3)

    EFFECT OF SEDIMENT PULSE DURATION ON AN INTERIOR B.C. STREAM FOOD WEB Shaw* Al and John Richardson (TS-1)

    CANADA COUNTRY STUDY - CLIMATE CHANGE AND CANADIAN FISHERIES Shuter, B.J., C.K. Minns, and H.A. Regier (TS-4)