Recent Submissions

  • Estimating the temporal overlap between post-smolt migration of Atlantic salmon and salmon lice infestation pressure from fish farms 

    Vollset, Knut Wiik; Barlaup, Bjørn Torgeir; Mahlum, Shad Kenneth; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Skilbrei, Ove Tommy (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-09-01)
  • Nutrient-driven poleward expansion of the Northeast Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) stock: A new hypothesis 

    Pacariz, Selma V.; Hátún, Hjálmar; Jacobsen, Jan Arge; Johnson, Clare; Eliasen, Solva; Rey, Francisco (Journal article, 2016)
  • What hat are you wearing? On the multiple roles of fishery scientists in the ICES community 

    Dankel, Dorothy Jane; Stange, Kari; Nielsen, Kåre Nolde (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-10-29)
    Trends towards a more participatory agenda in policy-relevant science imply that the roles and work tasks of scientists become more multifaceted. In Europe, the increased use of multiannual plans creates a need for fishery ...
  • Effect of ectoparasite infestation density and life-history stages on the swimming performance of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar 

    Bui, Samantha; Dempster, Timothy David; Remen, Mette; Oppedal, Frode (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-06-14)
    To overcome sustainability obstacles and improve operations, the Atlantic salmon farming industry is testing novel approaches to production. Redistributing farm sites to offshore locations is one such solution; however, ...
  • Quantifying the Escape Mortality of Trawl Caught Antarctic Krill (Euphausia superba) 

    Krafft, Bjørn Arne; Krag, Ludvig Ahm; Engås, Arill; Nordrum, Sigve; Bruheim, Yngve; Herrmann, Bent (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-09-13)
    Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) is an abundant fishery resource, the harvest levels of which are expected to increase. However, many of the length classes of krill can escape through commonly used commercial trawl mesh ...
  • At-Sea Distribution and Prey Selection of Antarctic Petrels and Commercial Krill Fisheries 

    Descamps, Sebastien; Tarroux, Arnaud; Cherel, Yves; Delord, Karine; Godø, Olav Rune; Kato, Akiko; Krafft, Bjørn Arne; Lorentsen, Svein-Håkon; Ropert-Coudert, Yan; Skaret, Georg; Varpe, Øystein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-08-17)
    Commercial fisheries may impact marine ecosystems and affect populations of predators like seabirds. In the Southern Ocean, there is an extensive fishery for Antarctic krill Euphausia superba that is projected to increase ...
  • Ocean Acidification Effects on Atlantic Cod Larval Survival and Recruitment to the Fished Population 

    Stiasny, Martina; Mittermayer, Felix; Sswat, Michael; Voss, Rüdiger; Jutfelt, Fredrik; Chierici, Melissa; Puvanendran, Velmurugu; Mortensen, Atle; Reusch, Thorsten B.H.; Clemmesen, Catriona (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-08-23)
    How fisheries will be impacted by climate change is far from understood. While some fish populations may be able to escape global warming via range shifts, they cannot escape ocean acidification (OA), an inevitable consequence ...
  • Effects of Pumping Height and Repeated Pumping in Atlantic Salmon Salmo salar 

    Espmark, Åsa Maria Olofsdotter; Midling, Kjell Øyvind; Nilsson, Jonatan; Humborstad, Odd Børre (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-06-17)
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of pumping height and repeated pumping on the generalized stress response and gross injuries in harvest sized Atlantic salmon. Fish pumped from a net pen at either high ...
  • Nearby farms are a source of lice for wild salmonids: a reply to Jansen et al. (2016) 

    Serra-Llinares, Rosa Maria; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Finstad, Bengt; Nilsen, Rune; Asplin, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-05-17)
    Jansen et al. (2016; Aquacult Environ Interact 8:349-350) question the regression analysis presented in Serra-Llinares et al. (2014; Aquacult Environ Interact 5:1-16), which correlates lice abundances on farmed and wild ...
  • Toward a model-based prediction system for salmon lice infestation pressure 

    Sandvik, Anne Dagrun; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Ådlandsvik, Bjørn; Asplin, Lars; Skardhamar, Jofrid; Johnsen, Ingrid Askeland; Myksvoll, Mari Skuggedal; Skogen, Morten D. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-09-08)
    High salmon lice density is a threat to wild and farmed salmonid fish in Norway. To assess and identify areas for high salmon lice infestation pressure, continuous monitoring is necessary. The national Norwegian salmon ...
  • Harvest control rules in modern fisheries management 

    Kvamsdal, Sturla F; Eide, Arne; Ekerhovd, Nils-Arne; Enberg, Katja; Gudmundsdottir, Asta; Hoel, Alf Håkon; Mills, Katherine E.; Mueter, Franz J.; Ravn-Jonsen, Lars; Sandal, Leif Kristoffer; Stiansen, Jan Erik; Vestergaard, Niels (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-07-20)
    Harvest control rules have become an important tool in modern fisheries management, and are increasingly adopted to provide continuity in management practices, to deal with uncertainty and ecosystem considerations, and to ...
  • Does density influence relative growth performance of farm, wild and F1 hybrid Atlantic salmon in semi-natural and hatchery common garden conditions? 

    Harvey, Alison C.; Juleff, Gareth; Carvalho, Gary R.; Taylor, Martin I.; Solberg, Monica Favnebøe; Creer, Simon; Dyrhovden, Lise; Matre, Ivar Helge; Glover, Kevin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-07-06)
    The conditions encountered by Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., in aquaculture are markedly different from the natural environment. Typically, farmed salmon experience much higher densities than wild individuals, and may ...
  • Preferential amplification of repetitive DNA during Next Generation Sequencing library creation of ancient DNA 

    Star, Bastiaan; Hansen, Marianne Helén Selander; Skage, Morten; Bradbury, Ian R.; Godiksen, Jane Amtoft; Kjesbu, Olav Sigurd; Jentoft, Sissel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-04-06)
    Repetitive microsatellite DNA forms a universal component of eukaryote genomes and specific biochemical properties of such repeat regions may influence the outcome of laboratory protocols. The Atlantic cod (Gadus ...
  • Dispersal similarly shapes both population genetics and community patterns in the marine realm 

    Chust, Guillem; Villarino, Ernesto; Chenuil, Anne; Irigoien, Xabier; Bizsel, Nihayet; Bode, Antonio; Broms, Cecilie; Claus, Simon; Fernández De Puelles, Maria L.; Fonda-Umani, Serena; Hoarau, Galice Guillaume; Mazzocchi, Maria G.; Mozetia, Mozetič; Vandepitte, Leen; Verissimo, Helena; Zervoudaki, Soultana; Borja, Angel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-06-27)
    Dispersal plays a key role to connect populations and, if limited, is one of the main processes to maintain and generate regional biodiversity. According to neutral theories of molecular evolution and biodiversity, dispersal ...
  • 'Snorkel' sea lice barrier technology reduces sea lice loads on harvest-sized Atlantic salmon with minimal welfare impacts 

    Stien, Lars Helge; Dempster, Timothy David; Bui, Samantha; Glaropoulos, Alexis; Fosseidengen, Jan Erik; Wright, Daniel W.; Oppedal, Frode (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-02-13)
    The infestation of farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) by ectoparasitic sea lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) presents a need for new approaches to parasite control. One option is the use of ‘snorkel’ sea lice barrier ...
  • Evidence for light-controlled migration amplitude of a sound scattering layer in the Norwegian Sea 

    Norheim, Eirik; Klevjer, Thor A.; Aksnes, Dag Lorents (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-06-09)
    The oceanic sound scattering layer (SL) is an ubiquitous acoustic signature of mesopelagic fishes and invertebrates that are important food sources for the oceanic macrofauna and players in the biological carbon pump. We ...
  • Lebetus scorpioides and Buenia jeffreysii (Teleostei: Gobiidae) found north of the Arctic Circle 

    Byrkjedal, Ingvar; Wienerroither, Rupert; Jensen, Gjertrud (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-05-20)
    Two gobiid species, Lebetus scorpioides and Buenia jeffreysii, were recorded in northern Norway, for the first time north of the Arctic Circle. While both species were found on the continental shelf west of the Lofoten ...
  • Spring bloom onset in the Nordic Seas 

    Mignot, Alexandre; Ferrari, Raffaele; Mork, Kjell Arne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-06-15)
    The North Atlantic spring bloom is a massive annual growth event of marine phytoplankton, tiny free-floating algae that form the base of the ocean's food web and generates a large fraction of the global primary production ...
  • The genetic basis for ecological adaptation of the Atlantic herring revealed by genome sequencing 

    Barrio, Alvaro Martinez; Lamichhaney, Sangeet; Fan, Guangyi; Rafati, Nima; Pettersson, Mats; Zhang, He; Dainat, Jacques; Ekman, Diana; Höppner, Marc P.; Jern, Patric; Martin, Marcel; Nystedt, Björn; Liu, Xin; Chen, Wenbin; Liang, Xinming; Shi, Chengcheng; Fu, Yuanyuan; Ma, Kailong; Zhan, Xiao; Feng, Chungang; Gustafson, Ulla; Rubin, Carl-Johan; Almén, Markus Sällman; Blass, Martina; Casini, Michele; Folkvord, Arild; Laikre, Linda; Ryman, Nils; Lee, Simon Ming-Yuen; Xu, Xun; Andersson, Leif (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-05-03)
    Ecological adaptation is of major relevance to speciation and sustainable population management, but the underlying genetic factors are typically hard to study in natural populations due to genetic differentiation caused ...
  • Crude oil exposures reveal roles for intracellular calcium cycling in haddock craniofacial and cardiac development 

    Sørhus, Elin; Incardona, John P.; Karlsen, Ørjan; Linbo, Tiffany; Sørensen, Lisbet; Nordtug, Trond; van der Meeren, Terje; Thorsen, Anders; Thorbjørnsen, Maja; Jentoft, Sissel; Edvardsen, Rolf; Meier, Sonnich (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-08-10)
    Recent studies have shown that crude oil exposure affects cardiac development in fish by disrupting excitation-contraction (EC) coupling. We previously found that eggs of Atlantic haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) bind ...

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