Last Friday, Joacim Näslund, Gothenburg University defended his thesis: “The Pace of Life of Juvenile Brown Trout – Inter- and Intra-individual Variation in Growth and Behaviour“. Opponent was Robert McLaughlin from University of Guelph, Canada. John Piccolo, from Karlstads Universiy was part of the “betygsnämnd” (evaluation committee) together with Petronella Kettunen, GU och Fredrik Nordwall, HaV.
In relation to the defense, a workshop on “Ecology of Stream Salmonids” was organized. At the workshop, John Piccolo presented an overview of foraging and habitat selection models for salmonid restoration.