Portrait of Lindsay Forrette

Lindsay Forrette, M.S.

Lab Coordinator II, Lab Instructor & Chemical Hygiene Officer

School of Marine & Environmental Programs


Biddeford Campus



M.S. Biology
Indiana State University
B.S. Animal Behavior
University of New England


Selected publications

Grunst, M., Grunst, A., Barcelo-Serra, M., Delefortrie, Z., Forrette, L. M., Tuttle, E., Gonser, R. (2023). Aberrant signing is associated with developmental stress and zero fitness in a male white-throated sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis). Journal of Field Ornithology 94(1).

Sayers, C. J., Roeder, M. R., Forrette, L. M., Roche, D., Dupont, G. LB., Apgar, S. E., Kocek, A.R., Cook, A. M., Shriver, W. G., Elphick, C. S., Olsen, B., Bonter, D. N. (2021). Geographic variation of mercury in breeding tidal marsh sparrows of the northeastern United States. Ecotoxicology 30, 1929–1940 

Dzieweczynski, T. L., Greaney, N. E., Farrin, S. R., Ackerman, E. R., & Forrette, L. M. (2019). Use of fitness-related behavioral endpoints to assess the effects of 17 α-ethinylestradiol on a brackish water population of common mummichog, Fundulus heteroclitus. Ethology Ecology & Evolution, 31(6), 491-505.

Grunst, A. S., Grunst, M. L., Korody, M. L., Forrette, L. M., Gonser, R. A., & Tuttle, E. M. (2019). Extrapair mating and the strength of sexual selection: insights from a polymorphic species. Behavioral Ecology, 30(2), 278-290.

Forrette, L. (2018). A Description and Analysis of Preen Oil Volatiles in Wild White-ThroatedSparrows (Zonotrichia albicollis) (Doctoral dissertation, Indiana State University).

Dzieweczynski, T. L., & Forrette, L. M. (2015). Timescale effects of 17α-ethinylestradiol on behavioral consistency in male threespine stickleback. acta ethologica, 18(2), 137-144.

Forette, L. M., Mannion, K. L., & Dzieweczynski, T. L. (2015). Acute exposure to 17α-ethinylestradiol disrupts audience effect on male–female interactions in Betta splendens. Behavioural processes, 113, 172-178.

Dzieweczynski, T. L., Russell, A. M., Forrette, L. M., & Mannion, K. L. (2014). Male behavioral type affects female preference in Siamese fighting fish. Behavioral ecology, 25(1), 136-141.

Dzieweczynski, T. L., & Forrette, L. M. (2013). Reproductive state but not recent aggressive experience influences behavioral consistency in male Siamese fighting fish. acta ethologica, 16(1), 31-40.

Dzieweczynski, T. L., Sullivan, K. R., Forrette, L. M., & Hebert, O. L. (2012). Repeated recent aggressive encounters do not affect behavioral consistency in male Siamese fighting fish. Ethology, 118(4), 351-359.

Dzieweczynski, T. L., & Forrette, L. M. (2011). Repeatability of decision-making behaviour in male threespine stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus: Effects of dummy vs. live stimuli. Current Zoology, 57(1), 101-108.