Recent Submissions

  • Origin and expansion of the world’s most widespread pinniped: Range-wide population genomics of the harbour seal (Phoca vitulina) 

    Liu, Xiaodong; Rønhøj Schjøtt, Suzanne; Granquist, Sandra M.; Rosing-Asvid, Aqqalu; Dietz, Rune; Teilmann, Jonas; Galatius, Anders; Cammen, Kristina; O’Corry-Crowe, Greg; Harding, Karin; Härkönen, Tero; Hall, Ailsa; Carroll, Emma L.; Kobayashi, Yumi; Hammill, Mike; Stenson, Garry; Frie, Anne Kirstine Højholt; Lydersen, Christian; Kovacs, Kit M.; Andersen, Liselotte W.; Hoffman, Joseph I.; Goodman, Simon J.; Vieira, Filipe G.; Heller, Rasmus; Moltke, Ida; Tange Olsen, Morten (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    The harbour seal (Phoca vitulina) is the most widely distributed pinniped, occupying a wide variety of habitats and climatic zones across the Northern Hemisphere. Intriguingly, the harbour seal is also one of the most ...
  • A risk assessment review of mercury exposure in Arctic marine and terrestrial mammals 

    Dietz, Rune; Letcher, Robert J.; Aars, Jon; Andersen, Magnus; Boltunov, Andrei; Born, Erik W.; Ciesielski, Tomasz Maciej; Das, Krishna; Dastnai, Sam; Derocher, Andrew E.; Desforges, Jean-Pierre; Eulaers, Igor; Ferguson, Steve; Hallanger, Ingeborg G.; Heide-Jørgensen, Mads P.; Heimbürger-Boavida, Lars-Eric; Hoekstra, Paul F.; Jenssen, Bjørn Munro; Kohler, Stephen Gustav; Larsen, Martin M.; Lindstrøm, Ulf Ove; Lippold, Anna; Morris, Adam; Nabe-Nielsen, Jacob; Nielsen, Nynne H.; Peacock, Elizabeth E.; Pinzone, Marianna; Rigét, Frank F.; Rosing-Asvid, Aqqalu; Routti, Heli Anna Irmeli; Siebert, Ursula; Stenson, Garry; Stern, Gary; Strand, Jakob; Søndergaard, Jens; Treu, Gabriele; Víkingsson, Gisli A.; Wang, Feiyue; Welker, Jeffrey M.; Wiig, Øystein; Wilson, Simon J.; Sonne, Christian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    There has been a considerable number of reports on Hg concentrations in Arctic mammals since the last Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) effort to review biological effects of the exposure to mercury (Hg) ...
  • Resource partitioning may limit interspecific competition among Arctic fish species during early life 

    Bouchard, Caroline; Chawarski, Julek; Geoffroy, Maxime; Klasmeier, Apasiri; Møller, Eva Friis; Mohn, Christian; Agersted, Mette Dalgaard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Arctic cod (Boreogadus saida) strongly dominates the ichthyoplankton assemblages of High Arctic seas, hence competition with other native species seldom has been studied. Yet, interspecific competition could negatively ...
  • Distinct polymer-dependent sorption of persistent pollutants associated with Atlantic salmon farming to microplastics 

    Abihssira Garcia, Isabel Sofia; Kögel, Tanja; Gomiero, Alessio; Kristensen, Torstein; Krogstad, Morten; Olsvik, Pål Asgeir (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Interactions of microplastics and persistent organic pollutants (POPs) associated with Atlantic salmon farming were studied to assess the potential role of microplastics in relation to the environmental impact of aquaculture. ...
  • Acidification of the Nordic Seas 

    Fransner, Sara Filippa Krusmynta; Fröb, Friederike; Tjiputra, Jerry; Goris, Nadine; Lauvset, Siv Kari; Skjelvan, Ingunn; Jeansson, Emil; Omar, Abdirahman; Chierici, Melissa; Jones, Elizabeth Marie; Fransson, Agneta; Ólafsdóttir, Sólveig R.; Johannessen, Truls; Olsen, Are (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Due to low calcium carbonate saturation states, and winter mixing that brings anthropogenic carbon to the deep ocean, the Nordic Seas and their cold-water corals are vulnerable to ocean acidification. Here, we present a ...
  • Global estimates of the extent and production of macroalgal forests 

    Duarte, Carlos M.; Gattuso, Jean-Pierre; Hancke, Kasper; Gundersen, Hege; Filbee-Dexter, Karen; Pedersen, Morten Foldager; Middelburg, J.J.; Burrows, Michael T.; Krumhansl, Kira A.; Wernberg, Thomas; Moore, Pippa J.; Pessarrodona, Albert; Ørberg, Sarah; Pinto, Isabel Sousa; Assis, Jorge; Queirós, Ana M.; Smale, Dan A; Bekkby, Trine; Serrão, Ester A.; Krause-Jensen, Dorte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Macroalgal habitats are believed to be the most extensive and productive of all coastal vegetated ecosystems. In stark contrast to the growing attention on their contribution to carbon export and sequestration, understanding ...
  • Digital fisheries data in the Internet age: Emerging tools for research and monitoring using online data in recreational fisheries 

    Lennox, Robert; Sbragaglia, Valerio; Vollset, Knut; Sortland, Lene K.; McClenachan, Loren; Jarić, Ivan; Guckian, Meaghan L.; Ferter, Keno; Danylchuk, Andy J.; Cooke, Steven J.; Arlinghaus, Robert; Twardek, William M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Recreational fisheries are diverse in scale, scope, and participation worldwide, constituting an important ecosystem service of marine and freshwater ecosystems. Management of these socio-ecological systems is challenged ...
  • On the circulation, water mass distribution, and nutrient concentrations of the western Chukchi Sea 

    Clement Kinney, Jaclyn; Assmann, Karen Margarete; Maslowski, Wieslaw; Björk, Göran; Jakobsson, Martin; Jutterström, Sara; Lee, Younjoo J.; Osinski, Robert; Semiletov, Igor; Ulfsbo, Adam; Wählström, Irene; Anderson, Leif G. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Substantial amounts of nutrients and carbon enter the Arctic Ocean from the Pacific Ocean through the Bering Strait, distributed over three main pathways. Water with low salinities and nutrient concentrations takes an ...
  • Multi-decadal environmental change in the Barents Sea recorded by seal teeth 

    de la Vega, Camille; Buchanan, Pearse J.; Tagliabue, Alessandro; Hopkins, Joanne E.; Jeffreys, Rachel M.; Frie, Anne Kirstine Højholt; Biuw, Martin; Kershaw, Joanna; Grecian, James; Norman, Louisa; Smout, Sophie; Haug, Tore; Mahaffey, Claire (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Multiple environmental forcings, such as warming and changes in ocean circulation and nutrient supply, are affecting the base of Arctic marine ecosystems, with cascading effects on the entire food web through bottom-up ...
  • DeepOtolith v1.0: An Open-Source AI Platform for Automating Fish Age Reading from Otolith or Scale Images 

    Politikos, Dimitris V.; Sykiniotis, Nikolaos; Petasis, Georgios; Dedousis, Pavlos; Ordonez, Alba; Vabø, Rune; Anastasopoulou, Aikaterini; Moen, Endre; Mytilineou, Chryssi; Salberg, Arnt-Børre; Chatzispyrou, Archontia; Malde, Ketil (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Every year, marine scientists around the world read thousands of otolith or scale images to determine the age structure of commercial fish stocks. This knowledge is important for fisheries and conservation management. ...
  • International megabenthic long-term monitoring of a changing arctic ecosystem: Baseline results 

    Jørgensen, Lis Lindal; Logerwell, Elizabeth A.; Strelkova, Natalia; Zakharov, Denis; Roy, Virginie; Nozères, Claude; Bluhm, Bodil; Hilma Ólafsdóttir, Steinunn; Burgos, Julian M.; Sørensen, Jan; Zimina, Olga; Rand, Kimberly (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    The sustainable development and environmental protection of the Arctic ecosystem is on the agenda globally. The Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) and the UN Sustainable Development Goals call for conserving at least ...
  • Agonistic and potentiating effects of perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on the Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (Ppars) 

    Söderström, Sofie Karin; Lille-Langøy, Roger; Yadetie, Fekadu; Rauch, Mateusz; Milinski, Ana; Dejaegere, Annick; Stote, Roland H.; Goksøyr, Anders; Karlsen, Odd André (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Toxicity mediated by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), and especially perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs), has been linked to activation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (Ppar) in many vertebrates. Here, ...
  • Intergrading reef communities across discrete seaweed habitats in a temperate–tropical transition zone: Lessons for species reshuffling in a warming ocean 

    Mulders, Yannick; Filbee-Dexter, Karen; Bell, Sahira; Bosch, Nestor E.; Pessarrodona, Albert; Sahin, Defne; Vranken, Sofie; Zarco-Perello, Salvador; Wernberg, Thomas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Temperate reefs are increasingly affected by the direct and indirect effects of climate change. At many of their warm range edges, cool-water kelps are decreasing, while seaweeds with warm-water affinities are increasing. ...
  • Ascaridoid nematodes infecting commercially important marine fish and squid species from Bangladesh waters in the Bay of Bengal 

    Bao, Miguel; Cipriani, Paolo; Giulietti, Lucilla; Alam, Mohammad Ashraful; Palomba, Marialetizia; Mattiucci, Simonetta; Levsen, Arne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Parasitic ascaridoid nematodes occur in a wide range of marine organisms across the globe. Some species of the anisakid family (Ascaridoidea: Anisakidae) can cause gastrointestinal disease in humans (i. e. anisakidosis). ...
  • Shotgun proteomics approaches for authentication, biological analyses, and allergen detection in feed and food-grade insect species 

    Varunjikar, Madhushri Shrikant; Belghit, Ikram; Gjerde, Jennifer; Palmblad, Magnus; Oveland, Eystein; Rasinger, Josef (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Untargeted proteomics can contribute to composition and authenticity analyses of highly processed mixed food and feed products. Here, we present the setup of an analytical flow tandem mass spectrometry method (AF-HPLC ...
  • Evaluation of echosounder data preparation strategies for modern machine learning models 

    Ordonez, Alba; Utseth, Ingrid; Brautaset, Olav; Korneliussen, Rolf; Handegard, Nils Olav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Fish stock assessment and management requires accurate estimates of fish abundance, which are typically derived from echosounder observations using acoustic target classification (ATC). Skilled operators are regularly ...
  • Strength and consistency of density dependence in marine fish productivity 

    Rindorf, Anna; van Deurs, Mikael; Howell, Daniel; Andonegi, Eider; Berger, Aaron; Bogstad, Bjarte; Cadigan, Noel; Elvarsson, Bjarki Þór; Hintzen, Niels; Savina Roland, Marie; Taylor, Marc; Trijoulet, Vanessa; van Kooten, Tobias; Zhang, Fan; Collie, Jeremy (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
  • Time series covering up to four decades reveals major changes and drivers of marine growth and proportion of repeat spawners in an Atlantic salmon population 

    Harvey, Alison C.; Skaala, Øystein; Borgstrøm, Reidar; Andersen-Fjeldheim, Per Tommy; Andersen-Fjeldheim, Kaja Christine; Utne, Kjell Rong; Johnsen, Ingrid Askeland; Fiske, Peder; Winterthun, Synnøve; Knutar, Sofie; Sægrov, Harald; Urdal, Kurt; Glover, Kevin Alan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Wild Atlantic salmon populations have declined in many regions and are affected by diverse natural and anthropogenic factors. To facilitate management guidelines, precise knowledge of mechanisms driving population changes ...
  • High prevalence of Ichthyophonus sp. infections in Northeast Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) 

    Storesund, Julia Endresen; Nylund, Caroline Da Silva; Karlsbakk, Egil Erlingsson; Giulietti, Lucilla; Bao, Miguel; Cipriani, Paolo; Levsen, Arne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
  • Nutrient and contaminant exposure from smoked European anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus): Implications for children's health in Ghana 

    Hasselberg, Astrid Elise; Nøstbakken, Ole Jakob; Aakre, Inger; Madsen, Lise; Atter, Amy; Steiner-Asiedu, Matilda; Kjellevold, Marian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Inadequate nutrient intakes are frequent among young children in low- and middle-income countries, causing prevalent micronutrient deficiencies. In Ghana, small smoked fish are the most frequently consumed animal source ...

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