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Christopher T. Taggart

Professor

RELATED INFORMATION

  • Personal website
  • Courses:
    • OCEA/BIOL 4160/5160 – Fisheries Oceanography
    • OCEA 4140/5140 – Biological Oceanography
    • OCEA 2020 – Tools & Concepts in Ocean Science
    • MARA 5003: – Marine Science and Technology 

 

Department of Oceanography

Email: chris.taggart@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-7144
Fax: 902-494-3877
Mailing Address: 
Room 4664, LSC Ocean Wing, 1355 Oxford St
PO Box 15000, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
 
Research Topics:
  • Oceanography
  • Biological oceanography
  • Evolution and ecology


EDUCATION

  • BSc (Hon) - Carleton University
  • MSc - Limnology, York University
  • PhD - Fisheries Oceanography, McGill University (Dean's Honours)

PUBLICATONS      

  • Óskarsson, GJ, Taggart, CT, Stephenson, RL. 2016. Fecundity and reproductive potential of Scotia-Fundy summer- and autumn-spawning herring (Clupea harengus L). Can. Tech. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 3182: 7 + 27 p.
  • DeVanna Fussell, KM, Smith, REH, Fraker, ME, Boegman L, Frank, KT, Miller, TJ, Tyson, JT, Arend, KK, Boisclair, D, Guildford, SJ, Hecky, RE, Höök, TO, Jensen, OP, Llopiz, JK, May, CJ, Najjar, RG, Rudstamn, LG, Taggart, CT, Rao, YR, Ludsin, SA. 2016. A perspective on needed research, modeling, and management approaches that can enhance Great Lakes fisheries management under changing ecosystem conditions. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2016.04.007
  • Broell, F, Taylor, AD, Litvak, MK, Bezanson, A, Taggart, CT. 2016. Post-tagging behaviour and habitat use in shortnose sturgeon measured with high frequency accelerometer and PSATs. Animal Biotelemetry. 4:11. doi:10.1186/s40317-016-0103-x.
  • Reimer, J, Gravel, C, Brown, MW, Taggart, CT. 2016. Mitigating vessel strikes:The problem of the peripatetic whales and the peripatetic fleet. Marine Policy. 68:91-99. doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2016.02.017.
  • Broell, F, Burnell, C, Taggart, CT. 2016. Measuring abnormal movements in free-swimming fish with accelerometers: implications for quantifying tag and parasite load. Journal of Experimental Biology. 219:695-705. doi: 10.1242/jeb.133033.

AWARDS AND HONOURS

  • NSERC-URF in (Oceanography, Dalhousie)
  • NSERC-PDF  (Dalhousie & Marine Ecology Lab, BIO)
  • NSERC-PhD Scholar and McConnell Fellow (McGill)
  • Canadian Society of Zoology Cameron Award – Outstanding PhD Thesis in Canada.
  • American Fisheries Society – Student Award of Merit