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  1. Tucker, E.K.*, Suski, C.D., Philipp, M.A., Jeffrey, J.D., and Hasler, C.T. J. Glucocorticoid and behavioral variation in relation to carbon dioxide avoidance across two experiments in freshwater teleost fishes. Biol. Invasions. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-018-1842-9


  1. Louison, M.J.*, Jeffrey, J.D., Suski, C.D., and Stein, J. Sociable bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) are selectively captured via recreational angling. Anim. Behav. 142:129–137. 
  1. Jeffrey, J.D., Hannan, K.D.*, Hasler, C.T. and Suski, C.D. Hot and bothered: The effects of elevated pCO2 and temperature on juvenile freshwater mussels. Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol. 315:R115–R127.
  1. Jeffrey, J.D., Hannan, K.D.*, Hasler, C.T. and Suski, C.D. Chronic exposure of a freshwater mussel to elevated pCO2: Effects on the control of biomineralization and ion-regulatory responses. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 37:538–550. 
  1. Hasler, C.T., Jeffrey, J.D., Schneider, E.V.C., Hannan, K.D.*, Tix, J.A.* and Suski, C.D. Biological consequences of weak acidification caused by elevated carbon dioxide in freshwater ecosystems. Hydrobiologia. 806:1–12.


  1. Hasler, C.T., Hannan, K.D.*, Jeffrey, J.D. and Suski, C.D. Valve movement of three species of North American freshwater mussels exposed to elevated carbon dioxide. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 24:15567–15575.
  1. Jeffrey, J.D., Hannan, K.D.*, Hasler, C.T. and Suski, C.D. Responses to elevated CO₂ exposure in a freshwater mussel, Fusconaia flavaJ. Comp. Physiol. B. 187:87–101.
  1. Tix, J.A.*, Hasler, C.T., Sullivan C., Jeffrey, J.D. and Suski, C.D. Elevated carbon dioxide has limited acute effects on Lepomis macrochirus behaviour. J. Fish Biol. 90:751–772.
  1. Tix, J.A.*, Hasler, C.T., Sullivan, C., Jeffrey, J.D., and Suski, C.D. Elevated carbon dioxide has the potential to impact alarm cue responses in some freshwater fishes. Aquatic Ecol. 51:59–72.


  1. Hannan, K.D.*, Jeffrey, J.D., Hasler, C.T. and Suski, C.D. The physiological responses of three species of unionid mussels to intermittent exposure to elevated carbon dioxide. Conserv. Physiol. 4:cow066.
  1. Hannan, K.D.*, Jeffrey, J.D., Hasler, C.T. and Suski, C.D. The response of two species of unionid mussels to chronic exposure to elevated carbon dioxide. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. A. 201:173–181.
  1. Hasler, C.T., Midway, S.R., Jeffrey, J.D., Tix, J.A.*, Sullivan, C. and C.D. Suski. Exposure to elevated pCO2 alters post-treatment diel movement patterns of largemouth bass over short time-scales. Freshwater Biol. 61:1590–1600.
  1. Jeffrey, J.D. and Gilmour, K.M. Programming of the hypothalamic-pituitary-interrenal axis by maternal social status in zebrafish (Danio rerio). J. Exp. Biol. 219:1734–1743.
  1. Hannan, K.D.*, Jeffrey, J.D., Hasler, C.T. and Suski, C.D. Physiological effects of short and long-term carbon dioxide on a freshwater mussel, Fusconaia flavaCan. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 73:1538–1546.
  1. Sopinka, N. M., Jeffrey, J.D., Burnett, N., Patterson, D. A., Gilmour, K. M. and Hinch, S. G. Maternal programming of offspring hypothalamic-pituitary-interrenal axis in wild sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka). Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 242:30–37.
  1. Hasler, C.T., Butman, D., Jeffrey, J.D., and Suski, C.D. Are freshwater biota at risk from rising dissolved CO2Ecol. Lett. 19:98–108.


  1. Jeffrey, J.D., Hasler, C.T., Chapman, J.M., Cooke, S.J. and Suski, C.D. Linking landscape-scale disturbances to stress and condition of fish: Implications for restoration and conservation. Integ. Comp. Biol. 55:618–630.


  1. Jeffrey, J.D., Cooke, S.J. and Gilmour, K.M. Regulation of hypothalamic-pituitary-interrenal axis function in male smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) during parental care. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 204:195–202.
  1. Stoot L.J., Cairns, N.S., Sarker, Y., Cull, F., Taylor, J., Jeffrey, J.D., Morin, F., Mandelman, J.W., Clark, T.D. and Cooke, S.J. Use of portable blood physiology point-of-care devices for basic and applied research on vertebrates – a review. Conser. Physiol. 2:cou11.
  1. Jeffrey, J.D., Gollock, M.J. and Gilmour, K.M. Social status modulates the cortisol response to an acute stressor in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 196:8–16.


  1. Jeffrey, J.D., Esbaugh, A.J., Vijayan, M.M. and Gilmour, K.M. Modulation of hypothalamic-pituitary-interrenal axis function by social status in rainbow trout. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 176:201–210.

PhD Thesis

Jeffrey, J.D. (2014) The roles of social status, maternal stress, and parental investment in modulation of hypothalamic-pituitary-interrenal function in teleost fish.