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Stephen Coghlan


  • Ph D State University of New York 2004
  • BS State University of New York 1998
  • Cayuga Community College 1996


Dr. Coghlan joined the faculty of the Wildlife Ecology Department in September 2006, with research interests encompassing individual- and community-level processes relating to applied fisheries ecology and management.

Research Interests

Energetic ecology of Atlantic salmon, brook trout, and smallmouth bass; Fish response to dam removal; Role of anadromous fishes in stream food webs; Ecology of headwater streams; Fish foraging; Fish-habitat relations.

Teaching Interests

Statistical ecology; Freshwater fisheries ecology and management.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 3

Phd Students: 5

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 13

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 24

Scientific Publications: 48

Presentations: 270


Contact Information

Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Maine
  5. Wildlife Management Institute