• Autumn movements of fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus) from Svalbard, Norway, revealed by satellite tracking 

      Lydersen, Christian; Vacquie-Garcia, Jade; Heide-Jørgensen, Mads-Peter; Øien, Nils Inge; Guinet, Christophe; Kovacs, Kit M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Insight into animal movements is essential for understanding habitat use by individuals as well as population processes and species life-history strategies. In this study, we instrumented 25 fin whales with ARGOS ...
    • Equipment to tag, track and collect biopsies from whales and dolphins: the ARTS, DFHorten and LKDart systems 

      Kleivane, Lars; Kvadsheim, Petter Helgevold; Bocconcelli, Alex; Øien, Nils Inge; Miller, Patrick J. O. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Of all animals considered subjects for instrumentation for behavioral or physiological studies, cetaceans probably represent the greatest challenge to the engineer and biologist. The marine environment being harsh to ...
    • Estimated abundances of cetacean species in the Northeast Atlantic from Norwegian shipboard surveys conducted in 2014-2018 

      Leonard, Deanna Marie; Øien, Nils Inge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      A ship-based mosaic survey of Northeast Atlantic cetaceans was conducted over a 5-year period between 2014–2018. The area surveyed extends from the North Sea in the south (southern boundary at 53oN), to the ice edge of the ...
    • Estimated abundances of cetacean species in the Northeast Atlantic from two multiyear surveys conducted by Norwegian vessels between 2002-2013 

      Leonard, Deanna Marie; Øien, Nils Inge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Two shipboard line-transect surveys of the Northeast Atlantic were conducted between 2002–2007 and 2008–2013 to meet the ongoing requirements of the Revised Management Procedure (RMP) for common minke whales (Balaenoptera ...
    • Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) mitogenomics: A cautionary tale of defining sub-species from mitochondrial sequence monophyly 

      Cabrera, Andrea A.; Hoekendijk, Jeroen P.A.; Aguilar, Alex; Barco, Susan G.; Berrow, Simon; Bloch, Dorete; Borrell, Asunción; Cunha, Haydée A.; Rosa, Luciano Dalla; Dias, Carolina P.; Gauffier, Pauline; Hao, Wensi; Landry, Scott; Larsen, Finn; Martín, Vidal; Mizroch, Sally; Oosting, Tom; Øien, Nils Inge; Pampoulie, Christophe; Panigada, Simone; Prieto, Rui; Ramp, Christian; Rivera-Léon, Vania; Robbins, Jooke; Ryan, Conor; Schall, Elena; Sears, Richard; Silva, Mónica A.; Urbán, Jorge; Wenzel, Frederick W.; Palsbøll, Per J.; Bérubé, Martine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The advent of massive parallel sequencing technologies has resulted in an increase of studies based upon complete mitochondrial genome DNA sequences that revisit the taxonomic status within and among species. Spatially ...
    • Forskerutvalg om sjøpattedyr 2019 - Anbefalinger om forskning og forvaltning 

      Bjørge, Arne Jostein; Biuw, Martin; Haug, Tore; Nilssen, Kjell Tormod; Øien, Nils Inge (Rapport fra havforskningen;2020 - 19, Research report, 2020)
      Forskerutvalg om sjøpattedyr som ble opprettet i 2009, består av femten forskere fra syv forskningsinstitutter i Norge. Utvalget møttes 24.-25. oktober 2019 i Tromsø for å utarbeide anbefalinger om forvaltning, vern og ...
    • Forskerutvalg om sjøpattedyr 2020 - Tilrådning om forskning og forvaltning 

      Bjørge, Arne Jostein; Øien, Nils Inge; Haug, Tore; Nilssen, Kjell Tormod; Biuw, Martin; Sivle, Lise Doksæter; Kvadsheim, Petter Helgevold (Rapport fra havforskningen;2021 - 42, Research report, 2021)
      Forskerutvalg om sjøpattedyr som ble opprettet i 2009, består av femten forskere fra syv forskningsinstituttet i Norge. Utvalget møttes 22.-23. oktober i Tromsø for å utarbeide anbefalinger om forvaltning, vern og forskning ...
    • Forskerutvalg om sjøpattedyr 2021 - Råd om forskning og forvaltning 

      Bjørge, Arne Jostein; Øien, Nils Inge; Biuw, Martin; Haug, Tore; Nilssen, Kjell Tormod (Rapport fra havforskningen;2021 - 51, Research report, 2021)
      Forskerutvalg om sjøpattedyr som ble opprettet i 2009, består av femten forskere fra syv forskningsinstituttet i Norge. Utvalget møttes 21.-22. oktober i Tromsø for å utarbeide anbefalinger om forvaltning, vern og forskning ...
    • Late summer distribution and abundance of ice-associated whales in the Norwegian High Arctic 

      Vacquié-Garcia, Jade; Lydersen, Christian; Marques, Tiago A.; Aars, Jon; Ahonen, Heidi; Skern-Mauritzen, Mette; Øien, Nils Inge; Kovacs, Kit M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
    • Marine mammal consumption and fisheries removals in the Nordic and Barents Seas 

      Skern-Mauritzen, Mette; Lindstrøm, Ulf Ove; Biuw, Martin; Elvarsson, Bjarki; Gunnlaugsson, Thorvaldur; Haug, Tore; Kovacs, Kit M.; Lydersen, Christian; McBride, Margaret; Mikkelsen, Bjarni; Øien, Nils Inge; Víkingsson, Gísli (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      In this study, we assess prey consumption by the marine mammal community in the northeast Atlantic [including 21 taxa, across three regions: (I) the Icelandic shelf, Denmark Strait, and Iceland Sea (ICE); (II) the Greenland ...
    • Marine mammal hotspots across the circumpolar Arctic 

      Hamilton, Charmain D.; Lydersen, Christian; Aars, Jon; Acquarone, Mario; Atwood, Todd; Baylis, Alastair; Biuw, Martin; Boltunov, Andrei N.; Born, Erik W.; Boveng, Peter; Brown, Tanya M.; Cameron, Michael; Citta, John; Crawford, Justin; Dietz, Rune; Elias, Jim; Ferguson, Steven H.; Fisk, Aaron; Folkow, Lars; Frost, Kathryn J.; Glazov, Dmitri M.; Granquist, Sandra M.; Gryba, Rowenna; Harwood, Lois; Haug, Tore; Heide-Jørgensen, Mads Peter; Hussey, Nigel E.; Kalinek, Jimmy; Laidre, Kristin L.; Litovka, Dennis I.; London, Josh M.; Loseto, Lisa L.; MacPhee, Shannon; Marcoux, Marianne; Matthews, Cory J. D.; Nilssen, Kjell Tormod; Nordøy, Erling Sverre; O’Corry-Crowe, Greg; Øien, Nils Inge; Olsen, Morten Tange; Quakenbush, Lori; Rosing-Asvid, Aqqalu; Semenova, Varvara; Shelden, Kim E. W.; Shpak, Olga V.; Stenson, Garry; Storrie, Luke; Sveegaard, Signe; Teilmann, Jonas; Ugarte, Fernando; Von Duyke, Andrew L.; Watt, Cortney; Wiig, Øystein; Wilson, Ryan R.; Yurkowski, David J.; Kovacs, Kit M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Aim: Identify hotspots and areas of high species richness for Arctic marine mammals. Location: Circumpolar Arctic. Methods: A total of 2115 biologging devices were deployed on marine mammals from 13 species in the Arctic ...
    • Marine mammal hotspots in the Greenland and Barents Seas 

      Hamilton, Charmain Danielle; Lydersen, Christian; Aars, Jon; Biuw, Martin; Boltunov, Andrei; Born, Erik W.; Dietz, Rune; Folkow, Lars; Glazov, Dmitry M.; Haug, Tore; Heide-Jørgensen, Mads-Peter; Kettemer, Lisa Elena; Laidre, Kristin L.; Øien, Nils Inge; Nordøy, Erling Sverre; Rikardsen, Audun H.; Rosing-Asvid, Aqqalu; Semenova, Varvara; Shpak, Olga V.; Sveegaard, Signe; Ugarte, Fernando; Wiig, Øystein; Kovacs, Kit M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Environmental change and increasing levels of human activity are threats to marine mammals in the Arctic. Identifying marine mammal hotspots and areas of high species richness are essential to help guide management and ...
    • Measurement error model for the Norwegian common minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata acutorostrata) surveys 2008-2013 

      Solvang, Hiroko Kato; Skaug, Hans Julius; Øien, Nils Inge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      A discrete measurement error model for radial distance and angle to detected objects in line transect surveys is considered. This approach directly quantifies the effect of measurement error on the estimated effective strip ...
    • Whole genome resequencing reveals diagnostic markers for investigating global migration and hybridization between minke whale species 

      Malde, Ketil; Seliussen, Bjørghild Breistein; Sanchez, Maria Quintela; Dahle, Geir; Besnier, Francois; Skaug, Hans J.; Øien, Nils Inge; Solvang, Hiroko Kato; Haug, Tore; Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus; Kanda, Naohisa; Pastene, Luis A.; Jonassen, Inge; Glover, Kevin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)