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Jill Janak

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


Jill is a post-bachelors research associate. She supports research projects investigating the effects of turbine passage on juvenile salmonids. In addition to her work with fish, Jill has experience in monitoring small mammals, waterfowl, and sea turtles.

Research Interests

  • Fish ecology and physiology
  • Conservation biology
  • Behavioral ecology

Education and Credentials

  • B.S., Biology, University of Texas, Brownsville, 2009

PNNL Publications


  • Mueller RP, JM Janak, SA Liss, RS Brown, Z Deng, and RA Harnish. 2017. "Retention and Effects of Miniature Transmitters in Juvenile American Eels." Fisheries Research 195:52-58.  doi:10.1016/j.fishres.2017.06.017


  • Janak JM, RS Brown, AHA Colotelo, BD Pflugrath, JR Stephenson, Z Deng, TJ Carlson, and A Seaburg. 2012. "The Effects of Neutrally Buoyant, Externally Attached Transmitters on Swimming Performance and Predator Avoidance of Juvenile Chinook Salmon." Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 141(5):1424-1432.  doi:10.1080/00028487.2012.688915


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