Personnel: Poletto

 




Jamilynn B Poletto

Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Fangue Ecophysiology Laboratory, UC Davis

Campus Address:
Department of Wildlife, Fish, & Conservation Biology
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Phone: (530) 752-3203

Email: jbpoletto@ucdavis.edu
          jbpoletto@gmail.com

Degrees:

2014: University of California, Davis – Ph.D., Animal Behavior
2009: University of Rochester - B.S. Neuroscience

Awards and Honors:

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, 2010-2013

Research Interests:

Sensory behavior and ecology of anadromous fish species, notably juvenile green sturgeon; behavioral preferences of fishes in response to environmental stimuli; conservation and management of species using behavior; how interactions with anthropogenic devices influences behavior and physioloy; orientation, navigation and homing behavior.

Publications:

Poletto, J.B., Cocherell, D.E., Mussen, T.D., Ercan, A., Bandeh, H., Kavvas, M.L., Cech, J.J. Jr., and Fangue, N.A. Efficacy of a sensory deterrent and pipe modifications in decreasing entrainment of juvenile green sturgeon (Acipenser medirostris) at unscreened water diversions. Conservation Physiology, (in press).

Verhille, C.E., Poletto, J.B., Cocherell, D.E., DeCourten, B., Baird, S., Cech, J.J. Jr., and Fangue, N.A. Larval green and white sturgeon swimming performance in relation to water diversion flows. Conservation Physiology 2: doi:10.1093/conphys/cou031.

Poletto, J.B., Cocherell, D.E., Ho, N., Cech, J.J. Jr., Klimley, A.P., and Fangue, N.A. Juvenile green sturgeon (Acipenser medirostris) and white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) behavior near water-diversion fish screens: experiments in a laboratory swimming flume. (2014). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 71, 1030-1038.

Mussen, T.D., Cocherell, D.E., Poletto, J.B., Reardon, J.S., Ercan, A., Bandeh, H., Kavvas, M.L., Cech, J.J. Jr., and Fangue, N.A. (2014). Unscreened water-diversion pipes threaten green sturgeon survival. PLoS ONE 9, e86321.

Poletto, J.B., Cocherell, D.E, Klimley, A.P., Cech, J.J. Jr., and Fangue, N.A. (2013). Behavioural salinity preferences of juvenile green sturgeon Acipenser medirostris acclimated to fresh water and full-strength salt water. Journal of Fish Biology 82, 671-685.

Presentations:

Poletto, J.B., Cocherell, D.E., Mussen, T.D., Cech, J.J. Jr., Klimley, A.P., and Fangue, N.A. Juvenile green sturgeon (Acipenser medirostris) behavior near water diversions and fish guidance devices: experiments in laboratory swimming flumes. Oral Presentation. Edinburgh, Scotland. 11th International Congress on the Biology of Fish. 2014.

Poletto, J.B., Cocherell, D.E., Mussen, T.D., Bandeh, H., Kavvas, M.L., Cech, J.J. Jr., and Fangue, N.A. The efficacy of deterrents and pipe modifications in reducing entrainment of juvenile green sturgeon (Acipenser medirostris) at unscreened water diversions. Oral Presentation. Sacramento, California. 48th Annual Conference of the California-Nevada Division of the American Fisheries Society. 2014.

Baird, S.E., Poletto, J.B., Verhille, C.E., Cocherell, D.E., Cech, J.J. Jr., and Fangue, N.A. Swimming performance comparison in larval green Acipenser medirostris and white sturgeon Acipenser transmontanous. Poster Presentation. Sacramento, California. 48th Annual Conference of the California-Nevada Division of the American Fisheries Society. 2014.

Ho, K.V., Lee, K.W., Singer, G.P., Cocherell, D.E., Poletto, J.B., Klimley, A.P., and Fangue, N.A. The behavior of fall-run Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) zero, one and five days after surgical implantation of acoustic transmitters. Poster Presentation. 48th Annual Conference of the California-Nevada Division of the American Fisheries Society. 2014.

Poletto, J.B., Cocherell D.E., Ho, N., Cech J.J. Jr., Klimley, A.P., and Fangue, N.A. The effect of size and ontogeny on juvenile green sturgeon (Acipenser medirostris) behavior near water-diversion fish screens. Invited Oral Presentation. Folsom, California. Annual Interagency Ecological Program Workshop. 2014.

Poletto, J.B., Cocherell D.E., DeCourten, B., Cech J.J. Jr., Klimley, A.P., and Fangue, N.A. Juvenile green sturgeon (Acipenser medirostris) and white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) behavior near water-diversion fish screens: performance experiments tested in a laboratory swimming flume. Oral Presentation. Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. 7th International Symposium on Sturgeon. 2013.

Poletto, J.B., Cocherell D.E., DeCourten, B., Cech J.J. Jr., Klimley, A.P., and Fangue, N.A. A comparison of juvenile green sturgeon (Acipenser medirostris) and white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) behavior near fish diversion screens: experiments in a small-scale swimming flume. Oral Presentation. Davis, California. 47th Annual Conference of the California-Nevada Division of the American Fisheries Society. 2013.

Poletto, J.B., Sandstrom, P.T., Setka, J.D., Del Real, C., Battleson, R., and Klimley, A.P. Effects of environmental enrichment on the survival and movement patterns of hatchery-reared steelhead. Poster Presentation. Little Rock, Arkansas. 143rd Annual Conference of the American Fisheries Society. 2013.

Poletto, J.B., D.E. Cocherell, A.P. Klimley, N.A. Fangue, and J.J. Cech Jr. Water salinity behavioral preferences of green sturgeon (Acipenser medirostris) acclimated to freshwater and full-strength seawater. Oral Presentation. Folsom, California. 45th Annual Conference of the California-Nevada Division of the American Fisheries Society. 2011. (Published Abstract).

 


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