Ph.D. (Natural Resources), 2010 – University of Connecticut
MES (Environmental Studies), 2002 – Dalhousie University, Canada
BA (Law), 2002 – Meiji University, Japan
Teaching and research
Fisheries ecology and management, stream ecology, population and community ecology, global change biology, conservation genetics.
Zipkin, E.F., J.T. Thorson, K. See, H.J. Lynch, E.H.C. Grant, Y. Kanno, R.B. Chandler, B.H. Letcher, and J.A. Royle. In press. Modeling structured population dynamics using data from unmarked individuals. Ecology. doi:10.1890/13-1131.1.
Beauchene, M., M. Becker, C.J. Bellucci, N. Hagstrom, and Y. Kanno. In press. Defining summer thermal thresholds of fish community transitions in Connecticut streams. North American Journal of Fisheries Management.
Kanno, Y., B.H. Letcher, J.A. Coombs, K.H. Nislow, and A.R. Whiteley. 2013. Linking movement and reproductive history of brook trout to assess habitat connectivity in a heterogeneous stream network. Freshwater Biology. doi:10.1111/fwb.12254.
Kanno, Y., J.C. Vokoun, and B.H. Letcher. 2013. Paired stream-air temperature measurements reveal fine-scale thermal heterogeneity within headwater brook trout stream networks. River Research and Applications. doi:10.1002/rra.2677.
DiStefano, R.J., T.R. Black, S.S. Herleth-King, Y. Kanno, and H.T. Mattingly. 2013. Life histories of two populations of the imperiled crayfish Orconectes (Procericambarus) williamsi (Decapoda: Cambaridae) in southwestern Missouri, USA. Journal of Crustacean Biology 33: 15-24.
Kanno, Y., W.T. Russ, C.J. Sutherland, and S.B. Cook. 2012. Prioritizing aquatic conservation areas using spatial patterns and partitioning of fish community diversity in a near-natural temperate basin. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 22: 799-812.
Kanno, Y., J.C. Vokoun, K.E. Holsinger, and B.H. Letcher. 2012. Estimating size-specific brook trout abundance in continuously sampled headwater streams using Bayesian mixed models with zero inflation and overdispersion. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 21: 404-419.
Kanno, Y., C.U. Schmidt, S.B. Cook, and H.T. Mattingly. 2012. Variation in microhabitat use of the threatened spotfin chub (Erimonax monachus) among stream sites and seasons. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 21: 363-374.
Kanno, Y., J.C. Vokoun, and B.H. Letcher. 2011. Fine-scale population structure and riverscape genetics of brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) distributed continuously along headwater channel networks. Molecular Ecology 20: 3711-3729.
Kanno, Y., J.C. Vokoun, and B.H. Letcher. 2011. Sibship reconstruction for inferring mating systems, dispersal and effective population size in headwater brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) populations. Conservation Genetics 12: 619-628.
Kanno, Y., and J.C. Vokoun. 2010. Evaluating effects of water withdrawals and impoundments on fish assemblages in southern New England streams, USA. Fisheries Management and Ecology 17: 272-283.
Kanno, Y., J.C. Vokoun, and M. Beauchene. 2010. Development of dual fish multi-metric indices of biological condition for streams with characteristic thermal gradients and low species richness. Ecological Indicators 10: 565-571.
Kanno, Y., J.C. Vokoun, D.D. Dauwalter, R.M. Hughes, A.T. Herlihy, T.R. Maret, and T.M. Patton. 2009. Influence of rare species on electrofishing distance when estimating species richness of stream and river reaches. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 138: 1240-1251.
Kanno, Y., and J.C. Vokoun. 2008. Biogeography of stream fishes in Connecticut: defining faunal regions and assemblage types. Northeastern Naturalist 15: 557-576.
Bourret, S.J., R.W. Tingley, III, Y. Kanno, and J.C. Vokoun. 2008. Maximum daily consumption and specific daily metabolic demand of juvenile flathead catfish. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 23: 413-419.
Kanno, Y., and J. MacMillan. 2004. Developing an index of sustainable coldwater streams using fish community attributes in River Philip, Nova Scotia. Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science 42: 319-338.
Kanno, Y., and K. Beazley. 2004. Freshwater fish considerations for aquatic conservation systems planning in Nova Scotia. Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science 42: 375-391.
Professional society activity:
American Fisheries Society
Ecological Society of America
WFB 416: Fishery Biology