• Adaptation to Low Salinity Promotes Genomic Divergence in Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua L.) 

      Berg, Paul Ragnar; Jentoft, Sissel; Star, Bastiaan; Ring, Kristoffer Hofaker; Knutsen, Halvor; Lien, Sigbjørn; Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd; Andre, Carl (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-05-20)
      How genomic selection enables species to adapt to divergent environments is a fundamental question in ecology and evolution. We investigated the genomic signatures of local adaptation in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.) along ...
    • Ancient DNA reveals the Arctic origin of Viking Age cod from Haithabu, Germany 

      Star, Bastiaan; Boessenkool, Sanne; Gondek, Agata Teresa; Nikulina, Elena A.; Hufthammer, Anne Karin; Pampoulie, Christophe; Knutsen, Halvor; André, Carl; Nistelberger, Heidi Maria; Dierking, Jan; Petereit, Christoph; Heinrich, Dirk; Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd; Stenseth, Nils Christian; Jentoft, Sissel; Barrett, James H. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Knowledge of the range and chronology of historic trade and long-distance transport of natural resources is essential for determining the impacts of past human activities on marine environments. However, the specific ...
    • An improved genome assembly uncovers prolific tandem repeats in Atlantic cod 

      Tørresen, Ole Kristian; Star, Bastiaan; Jentoft, Sissel; Reinar, William Brynildsen; Grove, Harald; Miller, Jason R.; Walenz, Brian; Knight, James; Ekholm, Jenny M.; Peluso, Paul; Edvardsen, Rolf; Tooming-Klunderud, Ave; Skage, Morten; Lien, Sigbjørn; Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd; Nederbragt, Alexander Johan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
    • 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 ...
    • Disentangling structural genomic and behavioral barriers in a sea of connectivity 

      Barth, Julia Maria Isis; Villegas-Ríos, David; Freitas, Carla; Moland, Even; Star, Bastiaan; André, Carl; Knutsen, Halvor; Bradbury, Ian; Dierking, Jan; Petereit, Christoph; Righton, David; Metcalfe, Julian; Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd; Olsen, Esben Moland; Jentoft, Sissel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Genetic divergence among populations arises through natural selection or drift and is counteracted by connectivity and gene flow. In sympatric populations, isolating mechanisms are thus needed to limit the homogenizing ...
    • DNA damage and health effects in juvenile haddock exposed to sediment or produced water associated PAHs 

      Meier, Sonnich; Karlsen, Ørjan; Le Goff, Jeremie; Sørensen, Lisbet; Edvardsen, Rolf B.; Jentoft, Sissel; Skogland, Karianne; Fjelldal, Per Gunnar; Pampanin, Daniela; Dunaevskaya, Evgenia; Romano, Marta; Myers, Mark; Grøsvik, Bjørn Einar (Rapport fra Havforskningen;3-2017, Working paper, 2017)
      Tilstandsundersøkelsene i Nordsjøen har det siste tiår vist gentoksiske effekter (DNA-addukter) i fisk samlet inn i områder med offshore olje- og gassvirksomhet. Kilden og identiteten til de gentoksiske forbindelsene har ...
    • Evolution of the immune system influences speciation rates in teleost fishes 

      Malmstrøm, Martin; Matschiner, Michael; Tørresen, Ole Kristian; Star, Bastiaan; Snipen, Lars-Gustav; Hansen, Thomas F; Baalsrud, Helle Tessand; Nederbragt, Alexander Johan; Hanel, Reinhold; Salzburger, Walter; Stenseth, Nils Christian; Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd; Jentoft, Sissel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Teleost fishes constitute the most species-rich vertebrate clade and exhibit extensive genetic and phenotypic variation, including diverse immune defense strategies. The genomic basis of a particularly aberrant strategy ...
    • Genome architecture enables local adaptation of Atlantic cod despite high connectivity 

      Barth, Julia Maria Isis; Berg, Paul Ragnar; Jonsson, Per R; Bonanomi, Sara; Corell, Hanna; Hemmer-Hansen, Jakob; Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd; Johannesson, Kerstin; Jorde, Per Erik; Knutsen, Halvor; Moksnes, Per-Olav; Star, Bastiaan; Stenseth, Nils Christian; Svedang, Henrik; Jentoft, Sissel; Andre, Carl (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Adaptation to local conditions is a fundamental process in evolution; however, mechanisms maintaining local adaptation despite high gene flow are still poorly understood. Marine ecosystems provide a wide array of diverse ...
    • Genome architecture enables local adaptation of Atlantic cod despite high connectivity 

      Barth, Julia Maria Isis; Berg, Paul Ragnar; Jonsson, Per R; Bonanomi, Sara; Corell, Hanna; Hemmer-Hansen, Jakob; Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd; Johannesson, Kerstin; Jorde, Per Erik; Knutsen, Halvor; Moksnes, Per-Olav; Star, Bastiaan; Stenseth, Nils Christian; Svedang, Henrik; Jentoft, Sissel; Andre, Carl (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Adaptation to local conditions is a fundamental process in evolution; however, mechanisms maintaining local adaptation despite high gene flow are still poorly understood. Marine ecosystems provide a wide array of diverse ...
    • Genomic architecture of haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) shows expansions of innate immune genes and short tandem repeats 

      Tørresen, Ole K.; Brieuc, Marine Servane; Solbakken, Monica Hongrø; Sørhus, Elin; Nederbragt, Alexander Johan; Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd; Meier, Sonnich; Edvardsen, Rolf; Jentoft, Sissel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Increased availability of genome assemblies for non-model organisms has resulted in invaluable biological and genomic insight into numerous vertebrates, including teleosts. Sequencing of the Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) ...
    • Interbreeding between local and translocated populations of a cleaner fish in an experimental mesocosm predicts risk of disrupted local adaptation 

      Blanco Gonzalez, Enrique; Espeland, Sigurd Heiberg; Jentoft, Sissel; Hansen, Michael Møller; Robalo, Joana I.; Stenseth, Nils Christian; Jorde, Per Erik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Translocation of organisms within or outside its native range carries the risk of modifying the community of the recipient ecosystems and induces gene flow between locally adapted populations or closely related species. ...
    • "Islands of divergence" in the Atlantic cod genome represent polymorphic chromosomal rearrangements 

      Sodeland, Marte; Jorde, Per Erik; Lien, Sigbjørn; Jentoft, Sissel; Berg, Paul Ragnar; Grove, Harald; Kent, Matthew Peter; Arnyasi, Mariann; Olsen, Esben Moland; Knutsen, Halvor (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
    • "Islands of divergence" in the Atlantic cod genome represent polymorphic chromosomal rearrangements 

      Sodeland, Marte; Jorde, Per Erik; Lien, Sigbjørn; Jentoft, Sissel; Berg, Paul Ragnar; Grove, Harald; Kent, Matthew Peter; Arnyasi, Mariann; Olsen, Esben Moland; Knutsen, Halvor (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-03-15)
      In several species genetic differentiation across environmental gradients or between geographically separate populations has been reported to center at “genomic islands of divergence,” resulting in heterogeneous differentiation ...
    • Local cod (Gadus morhua) revealed by egg surveys and population genetic analysis after longstanding depletion on the Swedish Skagerrak coast 

      Svedang, Hendrik; Barth, Julia Maria Isis; Svenson, Anders; Jonsson, Patrik; Jentoft, Sissel; Knutsen, Halvor; Andre, Carl (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Dramatic and persistent reductions in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) are common in many coastal areas. While offshore cod stocks still were abundant and productive, the Swedish west coast showed signs of diminishing adult cod ...
    • Loss of stomach, loss of appetite? Sequencing of the ballan wrasse (Labrus bergylta) genome and intestinal transcriptomic profiling illuminate the evolution of loss of stomach function in fish 

      Lie, Kai Kristoffer; Tørresen, Ole K.; Solbakken, Monica Hongrø; Rønnestad, Ivar; Tooming-Klunderud, Ave; Nederbragt, Alexander Johan; Jentoft, Sissel; Sæle, Øystein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The ballan wrasse (Labrus bergylta) belongs to a large teleost family containing more than 600 species showing several unique evolutionary traits such as lack of stomach and hermaphroditism. Agastric fish are found throughout ...
    • Novel adverse outcome pathways revealed by chemical genetics in a developing marine fish 

      Sørhus, Elin; Incardona, John P.; Furmanek, Tomasz; Goetz, Giles W.; Scholz, Nathaniel; Meier, Sonnich; Edvardsen, Rolf; Jentoft, Sissel (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Crude oil spills are a worldwide ocean conservation threat. Fish are particularly vulnerable to the oiling of spawning habitats, and crude oil causes severe abnormalities in embryos and larvae. However, the underlying ...
    • 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 ...
    • The genome sequence of Atlantic cod reveals a unique immune system 

      Star, Bastiaan; Nederbragt, Alexander J.; Jentoft, Sissel; Grimholt, Unni; Malmstrøm, Martin; Gregers, Tone F.; Rounge, Trine B.; Paulsen, Jonas; Solbakken, Monica H.; Sharma, Animesh; Wetten, Ola F.; Lanzén, Anders; Winer, Roger; Knight, James; Vogel, Jan-Hinnerk; Aken, Bronwen; Andersen, Øivind; Lagesen, Karin; Tooming-Klunderud, Ave; Edvardsen, Rolf B.; Tina, Kirubakaran G.; Espelund, Mari; Nepal, Chirag; Previti, Christopher; Karlsen, Bård Ove; Moum, Truls; Skage, Morten; Berg, Paul R.; Gjøen, Tor; Kuhl, Heiner; Thorsen, Jim; Malde, Ketil; Reinhardt, Richard; Du, Lei; Johansen, Steinar D.; Searle, Steve; Lien, Sigbjørn; Nilsen, Frank; Jonassen, Inge; Omholt, Stig W.; Stenseth, Nils Christian; Jakobsen, Kjetill S. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-08-10)
      Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) is a large, cold-adapted teleost that sustains long-standing commercial fisheries and incipient aquaculture. Here we present the genome sequence of Atlantic cod, showing evidence for complex ...
    • The genome sequence of Atlantic cod reveals a unique immune system 

      Star, Bastiaan; Nederbragt, Alexander J.; Jentoft, Sissel; Grimholt, Unni; Malmstrøm, Martin; Gregers, Tone F.; Rounge, Trine B.; Paulsen, Jonas; Solbakken, Monica H.; Sharma, Animesh; Wetten, Ola F.; Lanzén, Anders; Winer, Roger; Knight, James; Vogel, Jan-Hinnerk; Aken, Bronwen; Andersen, Øivind; Lagesen, Karin; Tooming-Klunderud, Ave; Edvardsen, Rolf B.; Tina, Kirubakaran G.; Espelund, Mari; Nepal, Chirag; Previti, Christopher; Karlsen, Bård Ove; Moum, Truls; Skage, Morten; Berg, Paul R.; Gjøen, Tor; Kuhl, Heiner; Thorsen, Jim; Malde, Ketil; Reinhardt, Richard; Du, Lei; Johansen, Steinar D.; Searle, Steve; Lien, Sigbjørn; Nilsen, Frank; Jonassen, Inge; Omholt, Stig W.; Stenseth, Nils Christian; Jakobsen, Kjetill S. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-08-10)
      Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) is a large, cold-adapted teleost that sustains long-standing commercial fisheries and incipient aquaculture. Here we present the genome sequence of Atlantic cod, showing evidence for complex ...
    • The genome sequence of Atlantic cod reveals a unique immune system 

      Star, Bastiaan; Nederbragt, Alexander Johan; Jentoft, Sissel; Grimholt, Unni; Malmstrøm, Martin; Gregers, Tone Fredsvik; Rounge, Trine Ballestad; Paulsen, Jonas; Solbakken, Monica Hongrø; Sharma, Animesh; Wetten, Ola Frang; Lanzén, Anders; Winer, Roger; Knight, James; Vogel, Jan-Hinnerk; Aken, Bronwen; Andersen, Øivind; Lagesen, Karin; Tooming-Klunderud, Ave; Edvardsen, Rolf; Kirubakaran, G. Tina; Espelund, Mari; Nepal, Chirag; Previti, A. Christopher; Karlsen, Bård Ove; Moum, Truls; Skage, Morten; Berg, Paul Ragnar; Gjøen, Tor; Kuhl, Heiner; Thorsen, Jim; Malde, Ketil; Reinhardt, Richard; Du, Lei; Johansen, Steinar Daae; Searle, Steve; Lien, Sigbjørn; Nilsen, Frank; Jonassen, Inge; Omholt, Stig W; Stenseth, Nils Christian; Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)