Recent Submissions

  • Benthic community zonation from mesophotic to deep sea: Description of first deep-water kelp forest and coral gardens in the Madeira archipelago (central NE Atlantic) 

    Braga-Henriques, Andreia; Buhl-Mortensen, Pål; Tokat, Erdal; Martins, Ana; Silva, Teresa; Jakobsen, Joachim; Canning-Clode, João; Jakobsen, Kirsten; Delgado, João; Voirand, Thibaut; Biscoito, Manuel (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    The Madeira archipelago has a unique underwater landscape that is characterised by narrow shelves, steep slopes and a large submarine tributary system that boosts primary productivity in oligotrophic waters and thus offers ...
  • Genomic consequences and selection efficacy in sympatric sexual versus asexual kelps 

    Vranken, Sofie; Scheben, Armin; Batley, Jacqueline; Wernberg, Thomas; Coleman, Melinda Ann (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Genetic diversity can influence resilience and adaptative capacity of organisms to environmental change. Genetic diversity within populations is largely structured by reproduction, with the prevalence of asexual versus ...
  • 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 ...
  • The biogeography of community assembly: latitude and predation drive variation in community trait distribution in a guild of epifaunal crustaceans 

    Gross, Colin P.; Duffy, Emmett; Hovel, Kevin A; Kardish, Melissa R; Reynolds, Pamela L.; Boström, Christoffer; Boyer, Katharyn; Cusson, Mathieu; Eklöf, Johan; Engelen, Aschwin H.; Eriksson, Britas Klemens; Fodrie, F. Joel; Griffin, John N.; Hereu, Clara M.; Hori, Masakazu; Hughes, A. Randall; Ivanov, Mikhail V.; Jorgensen, Pablo; Kruschel, Claudia; Lee, Kun-Seop; Lefcheck, Jonathan; McGlathery, Karen; Moksnes, Per-Olav; Nakaoka, Masahiro; O'Connor, Mary I.; O'Connor, Nessa E; Olsen, Jeanine L.; Orth, Robert J; Peterson, Bradley J.; Reiss, Henning; Rossi, Francesca; Ruesink, Jennifer; Sotka, Erik E.; Thormar, Jonas; Tomas, Fiona; Unsworth, Richard; Voigt, Erin P; Whalen, Matthew A.; Ziegler, Shelby L; Stachowicz, John J. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    While considerable evidence exists of biogeographic patterns in the intensity of species interactions, the influence of these patterns on variation in community structure is less clear. Studying how the distributions of ...
  • Assessing the patchiness of early life stage of a fish stock (Gadus morhua) and its contribution to the stock recruitment 

    Dupont, Nicolas; Vikebø, Frode Bendiksen; Langangen, Øystein Ole Gahr (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Patchiness, defined as spatial heterogeneity in distribution of organisms, is a common phenomenon in zooplankton including ichtyoplankton. In heterogeneous landscapes, depending on the scale of prey and predatory distributions, ...
  • A set of web-based public decision support tools for integrated planning and management in aquaculture 

    You, Junyong; Yu, Liangju; Meillon, Julien; Gangnery, Aline; Bacher, Cedric; Liu, Hui; Strand, Øivind (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    We developed a set of web-based tools to meet the demand for spatial planning and help to determine the available space suitable for marine aquaculture activity. These tools were derived from AkvaVis concept, which was ...
  • Overvåking av blåskjellbestanden – grunnundersøkelse 2021 og 2022 

    Strohmeier, Tore; Strand, Øivind; Gatti, Paul; Aguera, Antonio (Rapport fra havforskningen;2022 - 38, Research report, 2022)
    Blåskjell (Mytilus sp.) er utbredt langs hele kysten av Norge. I de siste 15 årene har Havforskningsinstituttet (HI) mottatt meldinger om at blåskjell er blitt borte fra steder hvor det vanligvis sankes skjell. HI utviklet ...
  • Spatial and biological oceanographic insights into the massive fish-killing bloom of the haptophyte Chrysochromulina leadbeateri in northern Norway 

    John, Uwe; Supraha, Luka; Gran-Stadniczeñko, Sandra; Bunse, Carina; Cembella, Allan; Eikrem, Wenche; Janouskovec, Jan; Klemm, Kerstin; Kühne, Nancy; Naustvoll, Lars Johan; Voss, Daniela; Wohlrab, Sylke; Edvardsen, Bente (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    A bloom of the fish-killing haptophyte Chrysochromulina leadbeateri in northern Norway during May and June 2019 was the most harmful algal event ever recorded in the region, causing massive mortalities of farmed salmon. ...
  • Benthic invertebrates in Svalbard fjords—when metabarcoding does not outperform traditional biodiversity assessment 

    Willassen, Endre; Westgaard, Jon-Ivar; Kongsrud, Jon Anders; Hanebrekke, Tanja Lexau; Buhl-Mortensen, Pål; Holte, Børge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    To protect and restore ecosystems and biodiversity is one of the 10 challenges identified by the United Nations’s Decade of the Ocean Science. In this study we used eDNA from sediments collected in two fjords of the Svalbard ...
  • Apparent biogeographical trends in Alexandrium blooms for northern Europe: Â identifying links to climate change and effective adaptive actions 

    Klemm, Kerstin; Cembella, Allan; Clarke, Dave; Cusack, Caroline; Arneborg, Lars; Karlson, Bengt; Liu, Ye; Naustvoll, Lars Johan; Siano, Raffaele; Gran-Stadniczeñko, Sandra; John, Uwe (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    The marine dinoflagellate Alexandrium Halim represents perhaps the most significant and intensively studied genus with respect to species diversity, life history strategies, toxigenicity, biogeographical distribution, and ...
  • Import of Atlantic Water and sea ice controls the ocean environment in the northern Barents Sea 

    Lundesgaard, Øyvind; Sundfjord, Arild; Lind, Sigrid; Nilsen, Frank; Renner, Angelika (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    The northern Barents Sea is a cold, seasonally ice-covered Arctic shelf sea region that has experienced major warming and sea ice loss in recent decades. Here, a 2-year observational record from two ocean moorings provides ...
  • Gaussian mixture models reveal highly diverse targeting tactics in a coastal fishing fleet 

    Liu, Xiaozi; Hansen, Cecilie; Nedreaas, Kjell Harald; Stockhausen, Hagen; Heino, Mikko Petteri (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Fishermen make repeated choices with respect to when, where, and how to catch their target species. While these targeting tactics—and the factors shaping them—are known to fishers and some experts, knowledge about them is ...
  • A Pleistocene legacy structures variation in modern seagrass ecosystems 

    Duffy, J. Emmett; Stachowicz, John J.; Reynolds, Pamela L.; Hovel, Kevin A.; Jahnke, Marlene; Sotka, Erik E.; Boström, Christoffer; Boyer, Katharyn E.; Cusson, Mathieu; Eklöf, Johan; Engelen, Aschwin H.; Eriksson, Britas Klemens; Fodrie, F. Joel; Griffin, John N; Hereu, Clara M.; Hori, Masakazu; Hughes, A. Randall; Ivanov, Mikhail V.; Jorgensen, Pablo; Kruschel, Claudia; Lee, Kun-Seop; Lefcheck, Jonathan S.; Moksnes, Per-Olav; Nakaoka, Masahiro; O’Connor, Mary I.; O’Connor, Nessa E.; Orth, Robert J.; Peterson, Bradley J.; Reiss, Henning; Reiss, Katrin; Richardson, J. Paul; Rossi, Francesca; Ruesink, Jennifer L.; Schultz, Stewart T.; Thormar, Jonas; Tomas, Fiona; Unsworth, Richard; Voigt, Erin; Whalen, Matthew A.; Ziegler, Shelby L.; Olsen, Jeanine L. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Distribution of Earth’s biomes is structured by the match between climate and plant traits, which in turn shape associated communities and ecosystem processes and services. However, that climate–trait match can be disrupted ...
  • Escape of hake (Merluccius merluccius), horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus) and blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou) in codends with shortened lastridge ropes 

    Cuende, Elsa; Sistiaga, Manu; Herrmann, Bent; Basterretxea, Mikel; Arregi, Luis (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Diamond meshes in trawl codends have limited openness, which reduces escape opportunities for roundfish. Shortening the lastridge ropes (LR) attached to codend selvedges can increase the availability of open meshes resulting ...
  • Effekt på dyrevelferd av gjentatte termiske behandlinger med ulik Δt, ulik utgangstemperatur og ulik behandlingstemperatur 

    Stien, Lars Helge; Bui, Samantha; Nilsson, Jonatan; Madaro, Angelico; Fjelldal, Per Gunnar; Schrøder, Merete Bjørgan; Venås, Birger; Johansen, Malin; Seternes, Tore; Åkesson, Caroline Piercey; Wisløff, Helene; Brinchmann, Monica Fengsrud; Patel, Deepti Manjari; Iversen, Martin Haugmo (Rapport fra havforskningen;2022 - 39, Research report, 2022)
    Formålet med forsøkene i arbeidspakke 2 i TermVel-prosjektet var å avdekke effekt på dyrevelferd av gjentatt termisk behandling av laks gitt ulik utgangstemperatur, ulik behandlingstemperatur og ulik Δt (differanse mellom ...
  • Large-effect loci mediate rapid adaptation of salmon body size after river regulation 

    Jensen, Arne Johan; Hagen, Ingerid Julie; Czorlich, Yann; Bolstad, Geir Hysing; Bremset, Gunnbjørn; Finstad, Bengt; Hindar, Kjetil; Skaala, Øystein; Karlsson, Sten (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Understanding the potential of natural populations to adapt to altered environments is becoming increasingly relevant in evolutionary research. Currently, our understanding of adaptation to human alteration of the environment ...
  • Sluttrapport for INFEST - Effekter av infestasjonsparametere på interaksjonen mellom laks og lakselus 

    Dalvin, Sussie; Ugelvik, Mathias Stølen (Rapport fra havforskningen;2022 - 40, Research report, 2022)
    Lakselus er per dags dato en av de største utfordringene i norsk og internasjonalt lakseoppdrett. Langsiktige løsninger for å begrense infestasjoner er nødvendig for å opprettholde en bærekraftig industri. Lakselusen er ...
  • Climate Change Impacts on Polar Marine Ecosystems: Toward Robust Approaches for Managing Risks and Uncertainties 

    Ottersen, Geir; Constable, Andrew J.; Hollowed, Anne B.; Holsman, Kirstin K.; Jess, Melbourne-Thomas; Muelbert, Mônica M. C.; Skern-Mauritzen, Mette (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    The Polar Regions chapter of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC) provides a comprehensive assessment of climate change impacts on polar ...
  • Habitat use and growth of yellow-stage European eel in coastal and freshwater ecosystems in Norway 

    Rohtla, Mehis; Daverat, Françoise; Arts, Michael T.; Browman, Howard; Parzanini, Camilla; Skiftesvik, Anne Berit; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; van der Meeren, Terje; Vøllestad, Leif Asbjørn; Durif, Caroline (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Many anguillid eel species display facultative catadromy. Some eel spend their entire life cycle in marine coastal areas, but the geographical extent of this, especially at the extremes of their distributional ranges, is ...
  • Selective isolation of Arctic marine actinobacteria and a down-scaled fermentation and extraction strategy for identifying bioactive compounds 

    Schneider, Yannik Karl Heinz; Hagestad, Ole Christian; Li, Chun; Hansen, Espen Holst; Andersen, Jeanette Hammer (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Actinobacteria are among the most prolific producers of bioactive secondary metabolites. In order to collect Arctic marine bacteria for the discovery of new bioactive metabolites, actinobacteria were selectively isolated ...

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