Jeffrey A. Hutchings

evolutionary ecology &
conservation biology
of fishes

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Postdoctoral Fellows
PhD Students
Hugues Benoit

Hugues Benoît
2009 - present (co-supervised with Doug Swain, Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

Thesis: Marine fish community ecology of the Northwest Atlantic


Rebekah Oomen
2013 - present

Thesis: Thermal adaptation and the transcriptome in Atlantic cod

Masters Students
Olivia Pisano

Olivia Pisano
2015 - present

Thesis: Reaction norms to thermal variability in brook trout

Nancy Roney

Stephanie Bland
2015 - present (co-supervised with Anna Kuparinen, Adjunct Professor, Dalhousie University)

Thesis: Effects of fisheries-induced life history shifts on ecosystem stability

Honours Students


Research Associate
Renee Prefontaine

Jim Eddington
2000 - present

Logistic support of experimental research.




Atlantic Salmon spawning Lake Hazen, Ellesmere Island