Chris Elvidge

Research Associate

Degrees:B.Sc., Dip. Env. (McGill), Ph.D. (Concordia)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 8313
Office:Office: CTTC 4440K
Office hours: by request
Lab: Cooke Lab
Website:Visit my lab website

Current Research

Behavioural ecology and physiological consequences of predator-prey interactions; non-consumptive effects of predation; animal personalities; cognitive ecology and information use in natural settings; freshwater conservation; thermal biology and temperature refuging in juvenile Atlantic salmon; fisheries effects and management.

Selected Publications

Elvidge, C.K. and Brown, G.E. (2015) Size-based differences determine the contextual value of risky information in heterospecific information use. Animal Behaviour 102: 7-14.

Elvidge, C.K. and Brown, G.E. (2014) Predation costs of impaired chemosensory risk assessment on acid-impacted juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 71: 756-762.

Elvidge, C.K., Macnaughton, C.J. and Brown, G.E. (2013) Sensory complementation and antipredator behavioural compensation in acid impacted juvenile Atlantic salmon. Oecologia 172: 69-78.

Brown, G.E., Ferrari, M.C.O., Elvidge, C.K., Ramnarine, I.W. and Chivers, D.P. (2013) Phenotypically-plastic neophobia: a response to variable predation risk. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 1756: 20122712.
Elvidge, C.K. and Brown, G.E. (2012) Visual and chemical prey cues as complementary predator attractants in a tropical stream fish assemblage. International Journal of Zoology Article ID 510920: 7pp.

Full list of publications

Research profile