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Professor i fiskeredskaber, Bent Herrmann
25 SEP

New professor in fish gear performance

Bent Herrmann has been employed as a professor at DTU, where he will conduct research in the use of new technology to improve fishing gears.

Fisheries and fish stocks
Professor Karen Timmermann. Photo/graphics: DTU Aqua.
01 JUL

New Professor of Biogeochemical Modelling

Karen Timmermann has been appointed Professor at DTU, where she will conduct research into anthropogenic and natural impacts on coastal waters.

Ecosystems Fisheries and fish stocks Marine research Climate change
Sandeel. Photo: Ole Henriksen.
03 JUN

PhD defence on population dynamics of sandeel

On 12 June 2020, Ole Henriksen, DTU Aqua will defend his PhD thesis. The defence can be watched online.

Fisheries and fish stocks Fish and shellfish Ecosystems
Tiger shark jaw. Photo: Alice Manuzzi
29 MAY

PhD defence on the genetics of tiger shark

On 5 June 2020, Alice Manuzzi, DTU Aqua will defend her PhD thesis. Due to the corona pandemic the defence will be held online.

Fisheries and fish stocks Ecosystems
Nets. Photo: Plastix A/S.
15 MAY

Nine recommendations to limit ghost nets in the sea

Nordic network makes recommendations on how to limit ghost fishing and pollution of the sea due to lost fishing gear.

Fisheries and fish stocks Ecosystems Environmental chemistry Waste management
Examples of bottom living organisms in Limfjorden and Kattegat. Photo: Ciaran McLaverty.
25 FEB

PhD defence on effects of trawling on bottom living fauna

On 28 February 2020, Ciaran McLaverty will defend his PhD thesis at DTU, Lyngby.

Fisheries and fish stocks Ecosystems
Images from camera monitoring of catches on a fishing vessel. To estimate the size of the fishes, a grid overlay and measuring line is integrated in the video audit programme. Photo: Heiðrikur Bergsson,
08 JAN

PhD defence about electronic monitoring and traceability system in fisheries

On 14 January 2020, Kristian Schreiber Plet-Hansen will defend his PhD thesis at DTU Aqua, Lyngby.

Fisheries and fish stocks
2019
Professor Anders Nielsen, DTU Aqua
22 NOV

New professor in statistical modelling

Anders Nielsen has been appointed professor at DTU on statistical modelling of fish stocks and marine systems.

Fisheries and fish stocks Mathematical modelling Statistics
Ken H. Andersen. Photo: Mikal Schlosser.
18 OCT

New theory on fish ecology, evolution and exploitation

DTU researcher launches a new theory to model fish stocks and fish communities and applies it to current problems in fisheries science.

Fisheries and fish stocks Ecosystems Mathematical modelling
Catch from bottom trawl survey with Dana. Photo: Esther Beukhof
12 SEP

PhD defence about how marine fish communities respond to environmental pressures

On 27 September 2019, Esther Beukhof will defend her PhD thesis at DTU, Lyngby.

Fisheries and fish stocks Marine research Ecosystems
Sea. Photo: Helle Falborg.
03 SEP

Marine ecological forecasts are a new tool for climate adaptation

DTU researcher develops short-term forecasts for marine life that can help the fishing industry to adapt to climate change.

Fisheries and fish stocks Marine research Climate change
Norway lobster. Photo: Valentina Melli
18 FEB

Trawl-modifications may improve Norway lobster fishery

Modifications in front of and inside the trawl can help the Norway lobster mixed trawl fishery coping with new EU landing obligation, concludes PhD thesis.

Fisheries and fish stocks
Fritz Köster. Foto: Ulrik Jantzen
08 JAN

DTU Aqua's Director is the new ICES President

Institute Director Fritz Köster elected president of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea for the next three years

Fisheries and fish stocks
2018
ESP (Electronic Sample Processor) is prepared to be launched for testing in the sea. Photo Jes Dolby
16 OCT

Robot tracks environmental DNA from fish on seabed

Researchers from DTU Aqua are currently testing the world’s first underwater eDNA laboratory. It checks the water daily for DNA traces from four species of fish

Fisheries and fish stocks Genes and genomes
Different types of marine litter collected during herring larvae surveys in the North Sea. Photo Bastian Huwer.
08 OCT

Marine litter in the North Sea to be mapped

How much marine litter is floating around in the water column of the North Sea? How is it distributed, and what type is it? This will now be mapped in a new research project...

Fisheries and fish stocks Environment and pollution
Plaice. Photo: Kenneth Løvholt
20 AUG

Increase in large-bodied fish stocks in the North Sea

Signs of recovery are appearing among previously overfished large-bodied fish stocks. This is good news, but may also present new challenges.

Fisheries and fish stocks
Kristine Toxværd’s field experiments with crude oil were conducted using specially designed semi-open mesocosms deployed in sea ice at Svalbard. Photo: Line Reeh.
14 AUG

Oil spill affects Arctic plankton communities

Microorganisms and copepods in the Arctic seas are negatively affected by oil spill, which may impact the entire marine food web, states new PhD thesis. On 22 August, the...

Fisheries and fish stocks Ecosystems Environmental chemistry Fossil fuels
Lille ørred. Foto: Finn Sivebæk
11 JUL

Large increase in smolt after weirs removed from river

New study shows massive benefits for trout following full river restoration in a lowland river

Fisheries and fish stocks Fish and shellfish
Photo: Christian Skov
15 MAY

Anglers supply data for climate research

Researchers have developed a garfish barometer, on which anglers can follow garfish fishing and contribute to climate research.

Fisheries and fish stocks Climate adaption
Lumpfish with data storage tag. Photo: Kim Aarestrup.
20 APR

The researchers stuck on lumpfish

Researchers have, for the first time, tagged lumpfish with electronic tags in Denmark. The project aims to shed light on the fish’s unknown behaviour in the ocean...

Fisheries and fish stocks

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