The aim of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of techniques currently used to create or enhance spawning habitat for substrate-spawning (including vegetation-spawning) fish in temperate regions, and to investigate the factors that influence the effectiveness of habitat creation or enhancement.


Project Collaborators

Trina Rytwinski – Carleton University, Canada

Jessica J. Taylor – Carleton University, Canada

Joseph R. Bennett – Carleton University, Canada

Steven J. Cooke – Carleton University, Canada

Karen E. Smokorowski – Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada

Richard Janusz – Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada

Keith Clarke – Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada

Amanda Winegardner – Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada

Jessica Walsh – Simon Fraser University, Canada

Bill Tonn – University of Alberta, Canada

Nicolas Lapointe – Canadian Wildlife Federation, Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Staff – Anne Phelps, Mike Stoneman, and Bronwyn Keatley

Fish Ecology and Conservation Physiology Lab Members – Daniel Struthers, Jill Brooks, James Monaghan, Petra Szekeres, and Jed Lloren



Project status – Complete


CEBC Contact – jessicataylor3@cunet.carleton.ca