Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program:
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Staff Member

Kimberly Beth Fitzpatrick

Kimberly Fitzpatrick



Originally from Fairfax, Virginia, Kimberly completed her B.S. in Marine Science at Eckerd College in 2015 and her M.S. in Geography at the University of Oklahoma in 2017. Her current research focuses on modeling predator-prey population dynamics to inform Chinook salmon management in Lake Ontario.

Research Publications Publication Date
Fitzpatrick KB, Weidel BC, Connerton MJ, Lantry J, Holden JP, Yuille M, Lantry B, LaPan S, Rudstam LG, Sullivan P, Brenden TO, Sethi SA. (2022) Balancing prey availability and predator consumption: a multispecies stock assessment for Lake Ontario. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 79:1529-1545. | Abstract September 2022
Andres K, Sethi SA, Duskey E, Lepak JM, Rice AN, Estabrook B, Fitzpatrick K, George E, Marcy-Quay B, Paufve M, Perkins K, Scofield AE. (2020) Seasonal habitat use indicates depth may mediate the potential for invasive round goby impacts in inland lakes. Freshwater Biology 65:1337-1347. | Abstract August 2020
Presentations Presentation Date
“Predator‐prey population dynamics model for Lake Ontario salmon management.,” K Fitzpatrick & SA Sethi, NY Chapter American Fisheries Society, Cooperstown, NY February 2018
“Predator-prey population dynamics model for Chinook Salmon management,” K Fitzpatrick & SA Sethi. Lake Ontario Technical Committee annual meeting, Clayton, NY. November 2017