Journal Articles


Mehdi H, Bragg LM, Servo MR, Craig PM. Impacts of chronic exposure to environmentally-relevant concentrations of venlafaxine and elevated water temperature on zebrafish energetics and stress. (In prep)

Dhakal P, Craig PM, LeMoine CMR, Moon TW, Poulain AJ, Bucking C. Allospecific fecal transplants induced dysbiosis in adult Danio rerio with coordinated intestinal aenzymatic and transcript alterations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (Submitted Oct; #2017-17869).

Mehdi H, Dickson FH, Bragg LM, Servos MR, Craig PM. Impacts of wastewater treatment plant effluent on ergetics and stress response of rainbow darter (Etheostoma caeruleum) in the Grand River watershed. Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part B, Biochemistry & molecular biology. (In revision)

Kuc C, Richard DJ, Johnson S, Bragg L, Servos MR, Craig PM. Rainbow trout exposed to benzo[a]pyrene yields conserved microRNA binding sites in DNA methyltransferases across 500 million years of evolution. Scientific Reports (In revision)

Best C, Ikert H, Navarro-Martin L, Craig PM, Mennigen JA. Epigenetics in teleost fish: From molecular mechanisms to physiological phenotypes. Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part B, Biochemistry & molecular biology. (In revision)

Craig PM, Moyes CD, LeMoine CMR. Sensing and responding to energetic stress: Evolution of the AMPK network. Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part B, Biochemistry & molecular biology. (In press)

Gilmour KM, Craig PM, Dhillon RS, Lau GY, Richards JG. Regulation of energy metabolism during social interactions in rainbow trout: a role for AMP-activated protein kinase. Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol. 313:R549-R559


Fitzpatrick J, Earn D, Bucking C, Craig PM, Nadella S, Wood C, Balshine S. Postcopulatory consequences of female mate choice in a fish with alternative reproductive tactics. Behavioural Ecology. 27(1):312-320. PDF.


Cameron BE, Craig PM, Trudeau VL. Implication of microRNA deregulation in the response of vertebrates to endocrine disrupting chemicals. Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry. (epub). PDF.


Craig PM , Trudeau VL , Moon TW. Profiling Hepatic microRNAs in Zebrafish: Fluoxetine Exposure Mimics a Fasting Response That Targets AMP-Activated Protein Kinase (AMPK). PloS one. 9(4): 1-11. PDF.

Massarsky A , Strek L , Craig PM , Eisa-Beygi S , Trudeau VL , Moon TW. Acute embryonic exposure to nanosilver or silver ion does not disrupt the stress response in zebrafish (Danio rerio) larvae and adults. The Science of the total environment. 478: 133-140.PDF.

Lemoine CM , Bucking C , Craig PM , Walsh PJ. Divergent Hypoxia Tolerance in Adult Males and Females of the Plainfin Midshipman (Porichthys notatus). Physiological and biochemical zoology :PBZ. 87(2): 325-333. PDF.

Craig PM, Fitzpatrick J, Walsh P, Wood C, McClelland G. Coping with aquatic hypoxia: how the plainfin midshipman (Porichthys notatus) tolerates the intertidal zone. Environmental Biology of Fishes.97: 163-172. PDF.


Craig PM , Massarsky A , Moon TW. Understanding glucose uptake during methionine deprivation in incubated rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) hepatocytes using a non-radioactive method. Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part B, Biochemistry & molecular biology. 166(1):23-29. PDF.

Bucking C , LeMoine CM , Craig PM , Walsh PJ. Nitrogen metabolism of the intestine duringdigestion in a teleost fish, the plainfin midshipman (Porichthys notatus). The Journal of experimental biology. 216(Pt 15): 2821-2832.PDF.

Melvin SD, Lanctôt CM, Craig PM, Moon TW, Peru KM, Headly JV, Trudeau VL. Effects of naphthenic acid exposure on development and liver metabolic processes in anuran tadpoles. Environ. Poll. 117:22-27. PDF.

Craig PM , Moon TW.  Methionine restriction affects the phenotypic and transcriptional response of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) to carbohydrate-enriched diets. The British journal of nutrition.109(3): 402-412. PDF.


Craig PM, Moon TW. Fasted zebrafish mimic genetic and physiological responses in mammal: A model for obesity and diabetes? Zebrafish. 8(3):109-117. PDF.

Polakof S , Panserat S , Craig PM , Martyres DJ , Plagnes-Juan E , Savari S , Aris-Brosou S , Moon TW. The metabolic consequences of hepatic AMP-kinase phosphorylation in rainbow trout. PloS one. 6(5): 1-11.PDF.


Craig PM , Wood CM , McClelland GB. Water chemistry alters gene expression and
physiological end points of chronic waterborne copper exposure in zebrafish, Danio rerio. Environmental science & technology. 44(6): 2156-2162. PDF.

LeMoine CM , Craig PM , Dhekney K , Kim JJ , McClelland GB. Temporal and spatial patterns of gene expression in skeletal muscles in response to swim training in adult zebrafish (Danio rerio). Journal of comparative physiology. B, Biochemical, systemic, and environmental physiology. 180(1):151-160. PDF.


Craig PM, Hogstrand C, Wood CM, McClelland GB. Gene expression endpoints following chronic waterborne copper exposure in a genomic model organism, Danio rerio. Physiol. Genomics 40(1):23-33.  PDF.

Fitzpatrick JL, Craig PM, Bucking C, Balshine S, Wood CM, McClelland GB. Sperm performance under hypoxic conditions in the intertidal fish Porichthys notatus. Can. J. Zool. 87:464-469. PDF.

Craig PM, Galus M, Wood CM, McClelland GB. Dietary iron alters waterborne copper-induced gene expression in softwater acclimated zebrafish (Danio rerio). Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol. 296(2):R362-73. PDF.


Craig PM, Wood CM, McClelland GB. Oxidative stress response and gene expression with acute copper exposure in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol.293(5):R1882-92.PDF.

Craig PM, Wood CM, McClelland GB. Gill membrane remodeling with soft-water acclimation in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Physiol. Genomics 30(1):53-60.PDF.


McClelland GB, Craig PM, Dhekney K, Dipardo S. Temperature- and exercise-induced gene expression and metabolic enzyme changes in skeletal muscle of adult zebrafish (Danio rerio). J Physiol 577(Pt2):739-51. PDF.


Craig PM, Al-Timimi H, Bernier NJ. Differential increase in forebrain and caudal neurosecretory system corticotropin-releasing factor and urotensin I gene expression associated with seawater transfer in rainbow trout. Endocrinology 146(9):3851-60.PDF.

Bernier NJ, Craig PM. CRF-related peptides contribute to stress response and regulation of appetite in hypoxic rainbow trout. Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol. 289(4):R982-90. PDF.

 Book Chapters

Craig PM. “Why Trout?” In: Trout. from Physiology to Conservation. Polakoff S and Moon TW, Eds. Nova Science Publishers Inc, New York. 2013.

Press Articles

Necrobiome news:

Brantford Expositor. “A study will examine how the rainbow darter is affected by illicit drugs found in the Grand River”. Vincent Ball, August 6th, 2015.

Waterloo Chronicle. “Fishing for answers”. James Jackson, August 5th, 2015.