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Peacock, SJ, M Krkosek, AW Bateman, MA Lewis. Estimation of spatiotemporal transmission dynamics and analysis of management scenarios for sea lice of farmed and wild salmon. Canadian Journal of FIsheries and Aquatic Sciences (In press).


Peacock, SJ, AW Bateman, BM Connors, S Godwin, MA Lewis, M Krkosek. Ecology of a marine ectoparasite in farmed and wild salmon. In Wildlife Disease Ecology: Linking Theory to Data and Application. Editors: Wilson, K, A Fenton, DM Tompkins. Ecological Review, Cambridge University Press (In press).



Werner, PAL, and SJ Peacock. Savanna canopy tree populations under fire: transient dynamics and long-term persistence. Ecosphere 10(5): e02706. doi: 10.1002/ecs2.2706

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Kafle, P, SJ Peacock, S Grond, K Orsel, and S Kutz. 2018. Temperature-dependent development and freezing survival of protostrongylid nematodes of Arctic ungulates: Implications for transmission. Parasites & Vectors 11:400. doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-2946-x

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Phillips, JA*, SJ Peacock*, AW Bateman, M Bartlett, MA Lewis and M Krkosek. An asymmetric producer-scrounger game: body size and social foraging behavior of coho salmon. Theoretical Ecology doi: 10.1007/s12080-018-0375-2 *Joint first authors.

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Kirk, D, N Jones, S Peacock, J Phillips, PK Molnar, M Krkosek, P Luijckx. 2018. Empirical evidence that metabolic theory describes the temperature dependency of within-host parasite dynamics. PLoS Biology 16(2): e2004608. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2004608

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Peacock, SJ, J Bouhours, MA Lewis and P.K. Molnar. 2018. Macroparasite dynamics of migratory host populations. Theoretical Population Biology 120: 29-41. doi: 10.1016/j.tpb.2017.12.005

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Di Francesco, J, N Navarro-Gonzalez, K Wynne-Edwards, SJ Peacock, LM Leclerc, M Tomaselli, T Davison, A Carlsson, S Kutz. 2017. Qiviut cortisol in muskoxen as a potential tool for informing conservation strategies. Conservation Physiology 5(1): cox052. doi: 10.1093/conphys/cox052

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Peacock, SJ, MA Lewis, M Krkosek and S. Lele. 2017. Study design and parameter estimability for spatial and temporal ecological models. Ecology and Evolution 7: 762–770. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2618

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Bateman, AW*, SJ Peacock*, B Connors, Z Polk, D Berg, M Krkosek and A Morton. 2016. Recent failure to control sea-louse outbreaks on salmon in the Broughton Archipelago, British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 73(8): 1164-1172. doi:10.1139/cjfas-2016-0122*Joint first authors.

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Peacock, SJ*, AW Bateman*, M Krkosek, B Connors, S Rogers, L Portner, Z Polk, C Webb and A Morton. 2016. Sea-louse parasites on juvenile wild salmon in the Broughton Archipelago, British Columbia, Canada. Ecology 97: 1887. doi: 10.1002/ecy.1438. *Joint first authors.

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Peacock, SJ, AW Bateman, M Krkosek and MA Lewis. 2016. Coupled populations subject to control. Theoretical Ecology. doi:10.​1007/​s12080-016-0295-y.

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Groner, ML*, LA Rogers*, AW Bateman, BM Connors, LN Frazer, SC Godwin, M Krkosek, MA Lewis, SJ Peacock, EE Rees, CW Revie, UE Schlaegel. 2016. Conservation, fisheries and aquaculture: Quantitative lessons from sea lice and salmon epidemiology. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 371: 20150203. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0203. *Joint first authors.

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Peacock, SJ, AW Bateman, M Krkosek and MA Lewis. 2015. Parasitism and food web dynamics of juvenile Pacific salmon. Ecosphere 6: art264. doi: 10.1890/ES15-00337.1

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Gagnon, K, SJ Peacock, Y Jin and MA Lewis. 2015. Modelling the spread of the invasive alga Codium fragile driven by long-distance dispersal of buoyant propagules. Ecological Modelling 316: 111-121. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.08.011

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Peacock, SJ, BM Connors, M Krkosek, JR Irvine and MA Lewis. 2014. Can reduced predation offset negative effects of sea louse parasites on chum salmon? Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281: 20132913. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.2913

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Rogers, LA, SJ Peacock, P McKenzie, S DeDominicis, SRM Jones, P Chandler, MGG Foreman, CW Revie and M Krkosek. 2013. Modeling parasite dynamics on farmed salmon for precautionary conservation management of wild salmon. PLoS ONE 8(4): e60096. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0060096

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Peacock, SJ, M Krkosek, S Proboszcz, C Orr and M Lewis. 2013. Cessation of a salmon decline with control of parasites. Ecological Applications 23(3): 606-620.

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Peacock, S and CA Holt. 2012. Metrics and sampling designs for detecting trends in the distribution of spawning Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 69(4): 681-694.



Krkosek, M, BM Connors, H Ford, S Peacock, P Mages, JS Ford, A Morton, J Volpe, R Hilborn, LM Dill and MA Lewis. 2011. Fish farms, parasites, and predators: implications for salmon population dynamics. Ecological Applications 21(3): 897-914.

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Peacock, SJ. 2016. Sea lice on juvenile wild salmon in the Broughton Archipelago, British Columbia. A report from the Salmon Coast Field Station Society. Available from


Dill, LM, M Krkosek, B Connors, SJ Peacock, AW Bateman, R Routledge, MA Lewis and J Reynolds. 2015. Critique of the Document "Information Regarding Concerns about Farmed Salmon - Wild Salmon Interactions." 13 p.

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Peacock, S and CA Holt. 2010. A review of metrics of distribution with application to Conservation Units under Canada's Wild Salmon Policy. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2888: xii + 36 p.





SJ Peacock. 2015. People, predators and parasites: Unexpected dynamics of sea lice in Pacific Canada. Ph.D., University of Alberta, Canada.



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