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Timothy Linley

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

Dr. Linley has conducted research in fish osmoregulation, reproduction and behavior, otolith and scale geochemistry, and acoustic telemetry. He has managed facilities involved in all aspects of fish production, including rearing, adult harvest and brood stock management, stock enhancement, and restoration projects.

Research Interests

  • fish culture and production
  • fish physiology

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D., Fisheries, University of Washington, 1993.
  • M.S., Fisheries, University of Washington, 1988.
  • B.S., Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin, 1979.

PNNL Publications

2016

  • Geist DR, AHA Colotelo, TJ Linley, KA Wagner, and AL Miracle. 2016. "Effects of a Novel Fish Transport System on the Health of Adult Fall Chinook Salmon." Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 7(2):347-358.  doi:10.3996/102015-JFWM-108
  • Linley TJ, EJ Krogstad, MK Nims, and RB Langshaw. 2016. "Geochemical signatures in fin rays provide a nonlethal method to distinguish the natal rearing streams of endangered juvenile Chinook Salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha in the Wenatchee River, Washington." Fisheries Research 181:234-246.  doi:10.1016/j.fishres.2016.04.004
  • Linley TJ, EJ Krogstad, RP Mueller, GA Gill, and BK Lasorsa. 2016. "Mercury concentrations in Pacific lamprey (Entosphenus tridentatus) and sediments in the Columbia River Basin." Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 35(10):2571-2576.  doi:10.1002/etc.3423

2014

  • Bellgraph BJ, KM Carter, MA Chamness, TK Abel, TJ Linley, and VI Cullinan. 2014. "Predation Susceptibility of Juvenile Fall Chinook Salmon Exposed to Sudden Temperature Changes and Slightly Supersaturated Dissolved Gas." In Snake River Fall Chinook Salmon Life History Investigations, 1/1/2012 - 12/31/2012 Annual Report, vol. 2002-032-00, ed. KF Tiffan, et al, pp. 61-90.  Bonneville Power Administration , Pasco, WA. 

2013

  • Brown RS, KV Cook, BD Pflugrath, LL Rozeboom, RC Johnson, J McLellan, TJ Linley, Y Gao, LJ Baumgartner, FE Dowell, EA Miller, and TA White. 2013. "Vulnerability of larval and juvenile white sturgeon to barotrauma: can they handle the pressure?" Conservation Physiology 1(1):Article No. cot019.  doi:10.1093/conphys/cot019
  • Geist DR, TJ Linley, VI Cullinan, and Z Deng. 2013. "The effects of total dissolved gas on chum salmon fry survival, growth, gas bubble disease, and seawater tolerance ." North American Journal of Fisheries Management 33(1):200-215.  doi:10.1080/02755947.2012.750634

Selected Publications

2005

  • Jury, S.H., M. Betka, T. Linley, and H.W. Harris. 2005. The interactions of low pH, aluminum and calcium on olfaction of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Integrative and Comparative Biology. 45(6): 1151.

2001

  • Linley, T, 2001. Influence of short-term estuarine rearing on the ocean survival and size at return of coho salmon in southeastern Alaska. N. Am. J. Aqua. 63: 306-311.
  • Linley, T. 2001. A comparison of first feeding characteristics in two populations of Chinook salmon. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 130:519-525.

2000

  • Hovda, J., and T.J. Linley. 2000. The potential application of hypothermia for anesthesia in adult Pacific salmon. N. Am. J. Aqua. 62: 67-72.
  • Smoker, W.W., B.A. Bachen, G. Freitag, H.J. Geiger and T.J. Linley. 2000. Alaska ocean ranching contributions to sustainable salmon fisheries. Pages 407-420 in E.E. Knudson, C.R. Steward, D.D. MacDonald, J.E. Williams, and D.W. Reiser, editors. Sustainable Fisheries Management. CRC Press. Boca Raton.

1997

  • Smoker, W.W. and T. Linley. 1997. Are Prince William Sound hatcheries a fools bargain? Alaska Fishery Research Bulletin. 4: 75-78.

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