Peer- reviewed publications

Butt, J.C., Eberts, R.L. and Somers, C.M. 2017. Sympatric walleye (Sander vitreus) and sauger (S. canadensis) in large reservoirs: variable isotopic niche size and overlap across multiple time scales. Fisheries Management and Ecology, Early View. URL:

Eberts, R.L. and Somers, C.M. 2017. Venting and descending provide equivocal benefits for catch-and-release survival: study design influences effectiveness more than barotrauma relief method. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 37(3): 612-623. (

Eberts, R.L., B., Wissel, G.L., Simpson, S.S., Crawford, W., Stott, R.H., Hanner, R.G., Manzon, J.Y., Wilson, D.R., Boreham, and C.M., Somers. 2017. Isotopic structure of Lake Whitefish in Lake Huron: evidence for regional and local populations based on resource use. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 37(1): 133-148. (

Eberts, R., Manzon, R.G., Wilson, J.Y., Boreham, D.R., and Somers, C.M. 2016. Consistent differential resource use by sympatric Lake (Coregonus clupeaformis) and Round Whitefish (Prosopium cylindraceum) in Lake Huron: A multi-time scale isotopic niche analysis. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 73(7): 1072-1080. (

Graham, C.F., Eberts, R.L., Morgan, T.D., Boreham, D.R., Lance, S., Manzon, R.G., Martino, J.A., Rogers, S.M., Wilson, J.Y., Somers, C.M. 2016. Fine-scale ecological and genetic population structure of two whitefish (Coregoninae) species in the vicinity of industrial thermal emissions. PLOS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146656. (

Eberts, R. 2015. Resource use and ecological population structure of Lake Whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) spawning aggregations in Lake Huron. Master of Science These. University of Regina, SK.

Eberts, R. 2012. Dietary-niche partitioning by two sympatric whitefish species in Lake Huron: stable isotope analysis at three temporal scales. Honours Thesis. University of Regina, SK.

Other publications 

Eberts, R. 2015. Barotrauma in Fish: Can we Catch and Release? Western Canadian Game Warden, Summer 2015 Issue, pg. 46-47.

Eberts, R. 2014.Yellow Perch Growth Variation in Saskatchewan Lakes. Western Canadian Game Warden. Summer 2014 Issue, pg. 28-29.

Eberts, R. 2014. A Guide to Aging Yellow Perch and Walleye. The Outdoor Edge Magazine, Winter Issue, pg. 38-39.

Featured in & Press

Costa Maragos. 2017. “Alabama students get hooked on work of U of R fish researcher” in University of Regina Feature Stories. (

Gord, Pyzer. 2016. “Whitefish in Waiting” in In-Fisherman 2016 Ice Fishing Guide. Website:

Costa Maragos. 2015. “Future of a lucrative fishery studied” in University of Regina Feature Stories. (