• Acoustic properties of Salpa thompsoni. 

      Wiebe, Peter H.; Chu, Dezhang; Kaartvedt, Stein; Hundt, Anna (Hölter); Melle, Webjørn; Ona, Egil; Batta-Lona, Paola (ICES CM documents;2009 / I:01, Working paper, 2009)
      Salps are common members of the world oceans planktonic community (Madin, et.al., 2006). In the southern ocean, both krill (Euphausia superba) and salps (Salpa thompsoni) can occur in dense aggregations (Loeb et al, 2009, ...
    • Acoustic visualization of large scale macroplankton and micronekton distributions across the Norwegian shelf and slope of the Norwegian Sea. 

      Melle, Webjørn; Kaartvedt, Stein; Knutsen, Tor; Dalpadado, Padmini; Skjoldal, Hein Rune (ICES CM Documents;1993/L:44, Working paper, 1993)
      We present results from acoustical (38 kHz split beam) surveys, biological sampling (trawling, zooplankton nets), and measurements of physical parameters (salinity, temperature, currents) across and along the shelf ...
    • A new compilation of stomach content data for commercially important pelagic fish species in the northeast Atlantic 

      Pinnegar, John Keith; Goñi, Nicolas; Trenkel, Verena M.; Arrizabalaga, Haritz; Melle, Webjørn; Keating, James; Óskarsson, Guðmundur Jóhann (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-02-13)
      There is increasing demand for information on predator–prey interactions in the ocean as a result of legislative commitments aimed at achieving sustainable exploitation. However, comprehensive data sets are lacking for ...
    • Antarctic krill swarm characteristics in the Southeast Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean 

      Krafft, Bjørn A.; Skaret, Georg; Knutsen, Tor; Melle, Webjørn; Klevjer, Thor A.; Søiland, Henrik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-09-28)
      Knowledge about swarm dynamics and underlying causes is essential to understand the ecology and distribution of Antarctic krill Euphausia superba. We collected acoustic data and key environmental data continuously across ...
    • Atlantic observation of Calanus marshallae (Copepoda; Calanoida) 

      Sundt, Rolf C.; Melle, Webjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 1998-05-28)
      An observation of Calanus marshallae Frost, 1974, on the Atlantic side of the Polar Ocean is reported. Copepods were identified by comparing nucleotide sequences of mitochondrial 16S ribosomal RNA with a previously reported ...
    • Can predator avoidance explain varying overwintering depth of Calanus in different oceanic water masses? 

      Dale, Trine; Bagøien, Espen; Melle, Webjørn; Kaartvedt, Stein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 1999-04-15)
      Distributions of overwintering Calanus spp. in the upper 1000 m in the Norwegian and Greenland Seas were studied in relation to hydrography, invertebrate predators and acoustic scattering layers (38 kHz). C, finmarchicus ...
    • Comparison of 4 Northern Hemisphere regions: Ecosystem responses to recent oceanographic variability 

      Mueter, Franz; Broms, Cecilie; Drinkwater, Ken; Friedland, Kevin; Hare, Jon; Hunt, George; Melle, Webjørn; Taylor, Maureen (ICES CM documents;2007/D:07, Working paper, 2007)
      Ecosystem responses to oceanographic variability resulting from recent climate changes are compared and contrasted for four high latitude regions of the Northern Hemisphere, two in the Pacific (Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska) ...
    • Complete acoustic recording of water column scatters and sea bed characteristics. 

      Knudsen, Hans Petter; Melle, Webjørn; Misund, Ole Arve; Ona, Egil; Aksnes, Dag Lorents; Seirup, Hans Petter (The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Others, 2001)
    • Cruise report [30/6 - 29/7, 1998] 

      Monstad, Terje; Dommasnes, Are; Ellertsen, Bjørnar; Melle, Webjørn ([Toktrapport/Havforskningsinstituttet];, Working paper, 1998-08-08)
    • Distribution of herring (Clupea harengus) and zooplankton in the Norwegian Sea, as determined from generalised additive models 

      Olsen, Esben Moland; Melle, Webjørn; Kaartvedt, Stein; Holst, Jens Christian; Mork, Kjell Arne (ICES CM documents, Working paper, 2005)
      We analyse the variability in the distribution and feeding of the Norwegian spring-spawning herring in the period from 1995 to 2004, using survey data collected throughout the Norwegian Sea each year in May - June. The ...
    • Dyreplankton og dets reproduksjon i Barentshavet - grunnlagsmateriale for vurdering av mulige skader av oljesøl 

      Melle, Webjørn; Skjoldal, Hein Rune (Rapport/Notat Biologisk og kjemisk oseanografi;BKO 8707, Working paper, 1987-12-01)
      Rapporten gir datagrunnlag for en vurdering av konsekvensene av oljesøl for næringsgrunnlaget for fisk. Horisontalfordeling, gytetidspunkt og gyteadferd hos dyreplankton og vertikalfordeling av egg og larver er beskrevet. ...
    • Ecosystem responses to recent climate variability: comparison of four northern hemisphere regions 

      Drinkwater, Ken; Mueter, Franz; Friedland, Kevin; Hunt, George; Hare, Jon; Broms, Cecilie; Melle, Webjørn; Taylor, Maureen (ICES CM documents;2009:G:09, Working paper, 2009)
    • Feeding and migration of Norwegian spring spawning herring in the Norwegian Sea 

      Melle, Webjørn; Røttingen, Ingolf; Skjoldal, Hein Rune (ICES CM Documents;1994/R:9, Working paper, 1994)
      After spawning on the shelf off Møre, Western Norway, the spawning stock of Norwegian spring spawning herring migrates to the Norwegian Sea for feeding. Simultaneously, the adolescent part of the stock leaves the wintering ...
    • Flume tank testing of a multiple inner-paneled trawl to reduce loss and clogging of small organisms 

      Underwood, Melanie J.; Rosen, Shale; Engås, Arill; Hemnes, Terje; Melle, Webjørn; Aasen, Asbjørn (Rapport fra Havforskningen;5-2016, Working paper, 2016-02)
    • Food and feeding conditions of herring Clupea harengus in the Norwegian Sea 

      Dalpadado, Padmini; Melle, Webjørn; Ellertsen, Bjørnar; Dommasnes, Are (ICES CM Documents;1996/L:20, Working paper, 1996)
      The feeding ecology of herring was studied using samples collected during cruises in 1994 and 1995. Investigations were carried out in the Møre shelf region off western Norway where the major spawning of herring occurs, ...
    • Geografisk og sesongmessig fordeling av plante- og dyreplankton i det nordlige Barentshavet. Sluttrapport. 

      Loeng, Harald; Dalpadado, Padmini; Booman, Clelia; Hassel, Arne; Melle, Webjørn; Rey, Francisco (Fisken og havet, Research report, 1995)
      The present report summarizes our knowledge on the distribution of phyto- and zooplankton in the northern Barents Sea. More than 50% of the biomass of phytoplankton is produced during the spring bloom period and takes ...
    • Høsting av plankton - utfordringer for forskning og forvaltning 

      Knutsen, Tor; Melle, Webjørn (Havforskningstema, Working paper, 2006)
    • Marine indikatorer 

      van der Meeren, Gro; Øigård, Tor Arne; Øien, Nils; Nilssen, Kjell Tormod; Oug, Eivind; Sunnanå, Knut; Jakobsen, Tore; Mehl, Sigbjørn; Kvamme, Cecilie; Torstensen, Else; Stenevik, Erling Kåre; Planque, Benjamin; Helle, Gunnar; Gjøsæter, Jakob; Skiftesvik, Anne Berit; Aglen, Asgeir; Johannessen, Tore; Dommasnes, Are; Naustvoll, Lars-Johan; Moy, Frithjof E.; Falkenhaug, Tone; Melle, Webjørn; Knutsen, Tor; Eriksen, Elena; Jørgensen, Lis Lindal; Fosså, Jan Helge; Bannister, Raymond; Buhl-Mortensen, Lene; Buhl-Mortensen, Pål; Strand, Øivind; Søvik, Guldborg; Jelmert, Anders; Knutsen, Jan Atle; Enersen, Svein Erik; Edvardsen, Hanne; Kroglund, Tone; Pedersen, Atle; Eikrem, Wenche; Bekkby, Trine; Tveite, Stein (DN-utredning;4-2010, Chapter, 2010-09)
      The Nature Index (NI) is established to get an overview of the state and development of biodiversity within the major ecosystems of Norway. It includes marine, limnic and terrestrial ecosystems. The aim of the index is to ...
    • Marine indikatorer 

      van der Meeren, Gro; Øigård, Tor Arne; Øien, Nils; Nilssen, Kjell Tormod; Oug, Eivind; Sunnanå, Knut; Jakobsen, Tore; Mehl, Sigbjørn; Kvamme, Cecilie; Torstensen, Else; Stenevik, Erling Kåre; Planque, Benjamin; Helle, Gunnar; Gjøsæter, Jakob; Skiftesvik, Anne Berit; Aglen, Asgeir; Johannessen, Tore; Dommasnes, Are; Naustvoll, Lars-Johan; Moy, Frithjof E.; Falkenhaug, Tone; Melle, Webjørn; Knutsen, Tor; Eriksen, Elena; Jørgensen, Lis Lindal; Fosså, Jan Helge; Bannister, Raymond; Buhl-Mortensen, Lene; Buhl-Mortensen, Pål; Strand, Øivind; Søvik, Guldborg; Jelmert, Anders; Knutsen, Jan Atle; Enersen, Svein Erik; Edvardsen, Hanne; Kroglund, Tone; Pedersen, Atle; Eikrem, Wenche; Bekkby, Trine; Tveite, Stein (DN-utredning;4-2010, Chapter, 2010-09)
      The Nature Index (NI) is established to get an overview of the state and development of biodiversity within the major ecosystems of Norway. It includes marine, limnic and terrestrial ecosystems. The aim of the index is to ...