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Dr. Jacques Rinchard


Jacques Rinchard, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
117 Lennon Hall
Phone (585) 395-5750
Fax (585) 395-5969

Ph.D., Facultes Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Namur (Belgium)

Curriculum Vitae

students in water with fish net

Undergraduate Courses:

Aquaculture I (ENV464), Animal Ecophysiology (ENV476), Biology of Organisms (ENV204), Animal Behavior (ENV427), Aquaculture II (ENV472), Academic Planning Seminar (GEP100), Fish Biology (ENV486)

Graduate Courses:

Aquaculture I (ENV564), Animal Ecophysiology (ENV576), Multivariate Statistics (ENV616), Animal Behavior (ENV527), Aquaculture II (ENV572), Fish Biology (ENV586)


Aquacuture, Fish Physiology, Fish reproduction, Fish nutrition, Fisheries

Students in boat with net

Students wading in water taking samples

Students examining net on boat

Nate Grosse and Amanda Alexander setting up the seine nets in the aquaculture ponds on campus.

One of the six aquaculture ponds located on the College at Brockport's campus.

Publications (last 2 years)

Czesny, S., Rinchard, J., Lee, B.J., Dabrowski, K., Dettmers, J.M. and Cao, Y., 2011. Does spatial variation in egg thiamine and fatty acid concentration of Lake Michigan lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) lead to differential EMS and yolk edema mortality in offspring? Journal of Fish Biology accepted.

Riley, C.S., Rinchard, J., Honeyfield, D.C., Evans, A.N. and Begnoche, L., 2011. Increasing thiamine levels in lake trout eggs from lakes Huron and Michigan coincide with low alewife abundance. North American Journal of Fisheries Management in press.

Riley, C.S., Rinchard, J., Ebener, M.P., Tillitt, D.E., Munkittrick, K.R. and Parrott, J.L., 2011. Thiamine concentrations in lake whitefish eggs from the upper Great Lakes are related to maternal diet. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 37, 732-737.

Czesny, S., Rinchard, J., Hanson, S.D., Dettmers, J.M. and Dabrowski, K., 2011. Fatty acid signatures of Lake Michigan prey fish and invertebrates: among-species differences and spatiotemporal variability. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 68, 1211-1230.

Hill, W.R., Rinchard, J. and Czesny, S. 2011. Light, nutrients and the fatty acid composition of stream periphyton. Freshwater Biology, 56, 125-1836.

Rinchard, J., Ware, K., Dabrowski, K., Van Tassel, J.J., Marshall, E.A. and Stein, R.A., 2010. Egg thiamine concentration affects embryo survival in Lake Erie walleye. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 90, 53-60.

Chalupnicki, M.A., Ketola, G.H., Zehfus, M.H., Crosswait, J.R., Rinchard, J. and McKenna Jr., J.E., 2010. Thiamine status and culture of rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) from Owasco Lake, New York. Journal of Freshwater Ecology, 25, 211-217.

Vuori, K.A., Paavilainen, T., Nikinmaa, M., Czesny, S. and Rinchard, J., 2009. HIF-1 DNA-binding, VEGF protein expression and globin gene transcription during yolk-sac development of lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush). Journal of Animal Aquatic Health, 21, 279-289.

Czesny, S., Dettmers, J.M., Rinchard, J. and Dabrowski, K., 2009. Egg thiamine and fatty acid concentrations help explain complexity of early life stage mortality in Lake Michigan lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush). Journal of Animal Aquatic Health, 21, 262-271.

Lee, B.J., Jaroszewska, M., Dabrowski, K., Czesny, S. and Rinchard, J., 2009. Effects of vitamin B1 (thiamine) deficicency in lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) alevins and preventive treatments. Journal of Animal Aquatic Health, 21, 290-301.

Jaroszewska, M., Lee, B.J., Dabrowski, K., Czesny, S., Rinchard, J., Trzeciak, P. and Wilczynska, B., 2009. Effects of vitamin B1 (thiamine) deficiency in lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) alevins at hatching stage. Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry Part A. Molecular and Integrative Biology, 154, 255-262.

Ketola, H.G., Johnson, J.H., Rinchard, J., Verdolisa, F.J., Penney, M.E., Lloyd, R.C. and Greulich, A.W., 2009. Effect of thiamine status on probability of Lake Ontario Chinook salmon spawning in the upper and lower sections of Salmon River, New York. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 29, 895-902.

Ketola, H.G., Rinchard, J., O’Gorman, R., Begnoche, L.J., Bishop, D.L. and Greulich, A.W., 2009. Thiamine content of eggs and lengths of Coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in relation to abundance of alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) in Eastern Lake Ontario, 2003 to 2006. Journal of Freshwater Ecology, 24, 247-254.

Tillitt, D.E., Riley, S.C., Evans, A.N., Nichhols, S.J., Zajicek, J.L., Rinchard, J., Richter, C.A. and Krueger, C.C., 2009. Dreissenid mussels from the Great Lakes contain elevated thiaminase activity. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 35, 309-312.

Last Updated 10/3/13