Jamilynn Poletto

Jamilynn Poletto

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Title Fish Physiologist
Address 412 Hardin Hall
3310 Holdrege St.
Lincoln NE
68583-0974
Phone 402-472-5890
E-mail jpoletto2@unl.edu

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Selected Publications

Ercan, A. M., Kavvas, M. L., Carr, K., Hockett, Z., Bandeh, H., Mussen, T. D., Poletto, J., Cocherell, D. E., Cech, J. J., Fangue, N. A. 2017. Hydraulics Near Unscreened Diversion Pipes in Open Channels: Large Flume Experiments. JAWRA. 53: 431-441. Online
Poletto, J., Cocherell, D. E., Baird, S. E., Nguyen, T. X., Cabrera-Stagno, V., Farrell, A. P., Fangue, N. A. 2017. Unusual aerobic performance at high temperatures in juvenile Chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha. Conservation physiology, 5(1):cow067. Online
Klimley, A.P., Cech, J.J.Jr., Fangue, N.A., Gingras, M., Jackson, Z., Miller, M., Mora, E., Poletto, J., Schreier, A., Seesholtz, A., Sulak, A., Thomas, M., Woodbury, D., and Wyman, M. (2015). Sturgeon in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Watershed: New Insights to Support Conservation and Management. San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Sciences 13 (4) jmie_sfews_29521. Online
Poletto, J.B., Cocherell, D.E., Mussen, T.D., Ercan, A., Bandeh, H., Kavvas, M.L., Cech, J.J. Jr., and Fangue, N.A. (2015). Fish protection devices at unscreened water diversions can reduce entrainment: Evidence from behavioral laboratory investigations. Conservation Physiology 3, doi:10.1093/conphys/cov040. Online
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. Online
Poletto, J.B., Cocherell, D.E., Mussen, T.D., Ercan, A., Bandeh, H., Kavvas, M.L., Cech, J.J. Jr., and Fangue, N.A. (2014). Efficacy of a sensory deterrent and pipe modifications in decreasing entrainment of juvenile green sturgeon (Acipenser medirostris) at unscreened water diversions. Conservation Physiology 2, doi:10.1093/conphys/cou056. Online
Poletto, J.B., Cocherell, D.E., Ho, N., Cech, J.J. Jr., Klimley, A.P., and Fangue, N.A. (2014). Juvenile green sturgeon (Acipenser medirostris) and white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) behavior near water-diversion fish screens: experiments in a laboratory swimming flume. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 71, 1030-1038. Online
Verhille, C.E., Poletto, J.B., Cocherell, D.E., DeCourten, B., Baird, S., Cech, J.J. Jr., and Fangue, N.A. (2014). Larval green and white sturgeon swimming performance in relation to water diversion flows. Conservation Physiology 2, doi:10.1093/conphys/cou031. Online
Poletto, J.B., D.E. Cocherell, A.P. Klimley, J.J. Cech Jr., and N.A. Fangue. (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. Online

Educational Background

  • BS - University of Rochester, Neuroscience (2009)
  • PhD - University of California Davis, Animal Behavior (2014)

SNR Mission Area(s)

  • Applied Ecology

Areas of Interest

  • Fish Behavioral Ecology
  • Ecophysiology
  • Intraspecific Variation
  • Conservation and Management
  • Endangered Species
  • Fisheries

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Undergraduate Majors Bachelor of Science in
  • Fisheries & Wildlife
Graduate Program(s)

Master of Science in Natural Resource Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Resource Sciences


including specializations in
  • Applied Ecology

Courses Taught
Course Number Course Title Fall Even Years Fall Odd Years Spring Even Years Spring Odd Years Summer Session Cross Listing
NRES 489 Ichthyology X BIOS/NRES 489/889
NRES 889 Ichthyology X BIOS/NRES 489/889