Steven J. Cooke is a Canada Research Professor of Fish Ecology and Conservation Physiology at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. Cooke has authored more than 700 papers on topics ranging from behavioural endocrinology to knowledge mobilization but is best known for his work on the fundamental and applied ecology of wild fish. He has received a number of awards including the Medal from the Fisheries Society of the British Isles and the NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Award. Cooke is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the journal “Conservation Physiology” and Past President of the International Section of the American Fisheries Society. Cooke is a member of the College of the Royal Society of Canada and is a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. See WWW.FECPL.CA or follow him on Twitter @SJC_Fishy.