Ph.d.-afhandlinger fra DTU Aqua

DTU Aqua uddanner 10-15 ph.d.'er om året. Deres afhandlinger kan ses på denne side. 


Antoni Vivó Pons
Trends and projections in invasive ecology: how susceptible to invasion are our marine ecosystems? (link afventer offentliggørelse af afhandling)
Forsvaret 17. juni 2024

Berthe M. J. Vastenhoud
Fish stock assessment and fisheries dynamic modelling investigating sustainability of potential mesopelagic resource exploitation (link afventer offentliggørelse af afhandling)
Forsvaret 14. juni 2024

Marcel Montanyès Solé
Marine fish diversity patterns, drivers and underlying processes – Present status and predictions under climate change (link afventer offentliggørelse af afhandling)
Forsvaret 14. juni 2024

Kristian Maar
The fluid mechanics of barnacle feeding (link afventer offentliggørelse af afhandling)
Forsvaret 5. april 2024

Paulina Urban
Practical implementations of the eDNA concept for marine resources monitoring (link afventer offentliggørelse af afhandling)
Forsvaret 5. april 2024 

Søren Espersen Schrøder
Decision Tools and Management in the Fish Sector. Examining the psychological components of the Analytical Hierarchy Processes methodology and its effect on decision-making (link afventer offentliggørelse af afhandling)
Forsvaret 21. marts 2024

Xiaoyu Huang
Effects of feed on water quality in recirculating aquaculture systems (link afventer offentliggørelse af afhandling)
Forsvaret 15. marts 2024

Juliane Sørensen
Mitigating the impact of PRV-3 infection in rainbow trout production by high-throughput diagnostic platforms (link afventer offentliggørelse af afhandling)
Forsvaret 1. marts 2024

Delove Abraham Asiedu
Effect and bioaccumulation of mercury in Arctic marine plankton under climate change
Forsvaret 23. februar 2024

Aris Thomasberger
Development of drone-based tools for the monitoring of submerged aquatic vegetation (link afventer offentliggørelse af afhandling)
Forsvaret 12. januar 2024

Gunaalan Kuddithamby
Microplastics in marine waters and their potential risk to marine plankton
Forsvaret 10. januar 2024


Julie Hansen Bergstedt
Hydrogen sulfide in marine recirculating aquaculture systems and the effects of hydrogen sulfide exposure on the metabolism, welfare, and production performance of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) (link afventer offentliggørelse af afhandling)
Forsvaret 7. december 2023

Kasun Anuruddha Bandara
Marine larval hatchery technology: Microbial management and immune system ontogeny in European eel
Forsvaret 11. december 2023

Sei Suzuki-Tellier
Feeding mechanisms in phagotrophic nanoflagellates. Predation in the Low Reynolds Number World

Forsvaret 26. september 2023

Louise C. Flensborg
Resilience and vulnerability of marine fish communities to change
Forsvaret 15. september 2023

Homère J. Alves Monteiro
Applied population genomics in the native European flat oyster (Ostrea edulis)
Forsvaret 4. juli 2023

Kristi Källo
Do all roads lead home? Straying of anadromous brown trout (Salmo trutta) in a fjord system
Forsvaret 3. juli 2023

Karen Baastrup Burgaard
Using hydrodynamics to improve the selectivity of towed fishing gears
Forsvaret 29. juni 2023

Anders Dalhoff Bruhn
Terrestrial and coloured dissolved organic matter in Arctic waters: Towards in-situ sensor based monitoring of Arctic-Atlantic organic carbon exchange at major Arctic gateways
Forsvaret 18. april 2023

Kylian Manon Eggink
Modification of the nutritional composition of black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) for fish feed applications
Forsvaret 4. april 2023

Katrina Bromhall
The effect of modified and lightweight fishing gears on benthic macrofauna
Forsvaret 17. marts 2023


Freja Manø Busk Karlsen
Evaluation of chemical and biological refinement strategies for transforming brewer’s spent grain into a high-quality protein source for fish feed
Forsvaret 20. december 2022

Regitze Benedicte Carlstedt Lundgreen 
Spatial and temporal dynamics of movements in eastern Atlantic cod
Forsvaret 6. december 2022

Christian Kiær
Fish stock recruitment and marine ecological prediction
Forsvaret 21. november 2022

Kjetil Gjeitsund Thorvaldsen
Population ecology of mesopelagic fishes
Forsvaret 18. november 2022

Rémy Denéchère
Metabolism, pace of life, and the dynamics of size-structured populations and communities. The case of fast-living squid
Forsvaret 26. oktober 2022

Maria Sokolova
Development of an optical catch monitoring tool for demersal trawl fisheries
Forsvaret 25. august 2022

Josephine Grønning 
Defence in diatoms: mechanisms and trade-offs
Forsvaret 19. maj 2022

Elisa Benini
European eel larval quality and feeding regime: Establishing first-feeding culture
Forsvaret 10. maj 2022

Rocío Rodríguez Torres
Ingestion and effects of microplastics on marine planktonic food webs
Forsvaret 6. april 2022

Mads Rode
Physics of microbial feeding. Studies of feeding flows near surfaces, ciliate filtration, and non-intrusive tethering of microswimmers
Forsvaret 25. februar 2022

Tim Wilms
Restoration and non-invasive monitoring of geogenic reefs in temperate waters
Forsvaret 9. februar 2022

Tilo Pfalzgraff
Effects of cortisol on the nutrient utilisation and bioenergetics of rainbow trout
Forsvaret 8. februar 2022


Sofie Barsøe
Vaccination of European Sea Bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) against Viral Nervous Necrosis and Characterization of Protective Immunity
Forsvaret 16. december 2021

Renata Gonçalves
Ontogenetic development and nutritional requirements in early life stages of the European lobster (Homarus gammarus, L.) 
Forsvaret 23. november 2021

Casper Gundelund Jørgensen
Electronic citizen science platforms as methods to collect data from recreational fisheries
Forsvaret 10. november 2021

Frederik Ryderheim
Opening the black box on predator-induced phytoplankton defenses: mechanisms, traits, and trade-offs
Forsvaret 7. oktober 2021

Peter Fink-Jensen
Stock structure and connectivity of capelin (Mallotus villosus) in Greenland: Otolith microchemistry used to track past whereabouts of a small, pelagic fish
Forsvaret 24. september 2021

Søren Post
Blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou): behaviour and distribution in Greenland waters
Forsvaret 28. juni 2021

Valentina Laura Donati
Bacteriophage-based control of Flavobacterium psychrophilum in rainbow trout. Studies on phage-treatment of rainbow trout at fry and eyed egg stages and effects on gut microbial communities
Forsvaret 20. maj 2021

Tobias Mildenberger
Towards sustainable fisheries: Improving the robustness and effectiveness of management procedures for data-limited fish stocks
Forsvaret 11. februar 2021

Marie Plambech Ryberg
Eastern Baltic cod infected with Contracaecum osculatum: physiological mechanisms and the importance of monitoring infection loads
Forsvaret 28. januar 2021

Isabella Kratzer 
Gillnet modifications to reduce bycatch of harbor porpoises
Forsvaret 26. januar 2021 

Daniel Taylor
Mitigation culture of mussels: Production and ecological impacts
Forsvaret 14. januar 2021


Anna Luiza Farias Alencar
Study of virulence markers in Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia Virus (VHSV)
Forsvaret 17. december 2020

Jérôme Pinti
Vertical Migration: Structure and function of pelagic ecosystems
Forsvaret 4. december 2020

Camila Serra Pompei
Trait-based models of plankton communities: from individuals to ecosystem functions
Forsvaret 27. november 2020

Marie-Christine Rufener
Integrating commercial fisheries and scientific survey data: Advances, new tools and applications to model the fish and fishery dynamics
Forsvaret 18. november 2020

Kim João de Jesus Gregersen
Beyond water quality: Micro particles in Recirculation Aquaculture Systems
Forsvaret 17. november 2020

Neil Maginnis
The biogeography of Scleractinian reef corals: evidence from beta diversity
Forsvaret 13. november 2020

Sieme Bossier
Evaluating Major Baltic Fish Stocks under Climate, Eutrophication and Fishing Pressure using a Holistic end-to-end Ecosystem Model
Forsvaret 23. oktober 2020

Hugo de Moura Flávio
Bottlenecks for Atlantic salmon smolt migration in freshwater and estuarine ecosystems
Forsvaret 19. august 2020

Ole Henriksen
The factors driving the spatiotemporal population dynamics of sandeel in the North Sea
Forsvaret 12. juni 2020

Michelle Jørgensen
Reproductive physiology of female European eel
Forsvaret 11. juni 2020

Gildas Glemarec
Bycatch of seabirds in Danish gillnet fisheries – assessing scale and testing mitigation
Forsvaret 11. juni 2020

Alice Manuzzi
Genomic analysis of DNA from archived shark jaws
Forsvaret 5. juni 2020

Peter Søndergaard Schmedes
Investigating hatchery and cultivation methods for improved cultivation of Palmaria palmata
Forsvaret 25. maj 2020

Aurore Maureaud
Biodiversity-ecosystem functioning relationships in marine communities, Evidence from large-scale observations and modeling
Forsvaret 15. maj 2020

Johanna S. Kottmann
Egg quality and offspring performance in European eel
Forsvaret  29. april 2020

Ciaran McLaverty
Effects of chronic bottom trawling on benthic macrofaunal communities
Forsvaret  28. februar 2020

Trondúr Jónsson Kragesteen
Lice Management in Salmon Aquaculture, Using the Faroe Islands as a case site
Forsvaret  21. februar 2020

Kristian Plet-Hansen
Fisheries data from electronic monitoring and traceability systems in the context of the EU landing obligation
Forsvaret 14. januar 2020


Kim Birnie-Gauvin
The unspoken truth about impacted rivers: Consequences and implications of barriers for freshwater fish
Forsvaret 6. december 2019

Esther Beukhof
Trait-environment relationships in marine fish. An exploration of patterns, drivers and assembly processes shaping marine fish communities
Forsvaret 27. september 2019

Tiago Malta 
Industry-led fishing gear development under the new European Union Common Fisheries Policy
Forsvaret 22. august 2019 

Alan Le Moan
Comparative population genomics provides insights on the evolutionary history of marine fishes
Forsvaret 5. juli 2019 

Johannes N. Kathena
Improvements in the assessment of demersal fish stocks off Namibia
Forsvaret 3. juli 2019

Martin Lykke Kristensen
The marine life of sea trout (Salmo trutta L.)
Forsvaret 21. maj 2019 

Elliot John Brown
Habitat Suitability for Juvenile Flatfish of the Inner Danish Waters
Forsvaret 14. maj 2019

Tim Spaanheden Dencker
Do traits follow taxonomy? Biodiversity and community assembly in marine ecosystems
Forsvaret 3. maj 2019

Agnethe Nøhr Hansen
Plankton Trait Ecology in a Changing Marine Environment
Forsvaret 2. maj 2019

Rob van Gemert
Improving the calculation of fisheries reference points
Forsvaret 11. april 2019 

Brian Klitgaard Hansen
Novel DNA methods and instrumentation for species monitoring in fisheries
Forsvaret 4. april 2019

Marina Pancic Mohr
Defense mechanisms in phytoplankton: traits and trade-offs
Forsvaret 8. marts 2019

Niccoló Vendramin
Piscine orthoreovirus. Distribution, characterization and experimental infections in salmonids
Forsvaret 1. marts 2019

Valentina Melli
Identifying simple and cost-effective gear solutions for an effective implementation of the new EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP)
Forsvaret 26. februar 2019


Kirstine Toxværd
Effects of oil spills on Arctic pelagic ecosystemsWinter exposure and variations in sensitivity
Forsvaret 22. august 2018

Sebastian Nikitas Politis
European eel larval ontogeny and physiology, Insights at morphological and molecular level
Forsvaret 22. maj 2018 

Michael Schwinn
Effects of artificial lakes on migrating juvenile brown trout (Salmo trutta)
Forsvaret 3. april 2018

Joan Holst Hansen
Spatial ecology of lacustrine fishes: ecological effects and applied aspects
Forsvaret 16. marts 2018

Paula Andrea Rojas Tirado
Microbial Water Quality within Recirculating Aquaculture Systems
Forsvaret 1. marts 2018 

Christoffer Moesgaard Albertsen
State-Space Modelling in Marine Science
Forsvaret 9. februar 2018

Jiayi Xu
Prey selection and behavior of copepods fed on toxic and nontoxic algae
Forsvaret 2. februar 2018

Urban Wünsch
Resolving the chemical structures responsible for the UV-visible spectroscopic properties of dissolved organic matter in aquatic environments
Forsvaret 26. januar 2018

Helle Jørgensbye
Marine Ecosystems in West Greenland, Identification and Distribution
Forsvaret 2. januar 2018


Thomas Frank-Gopolos
Adaptive differences between wild and farmed trout: linking traits with genomic variation
Forsvaret 14. december 2017

Anette Maria Christensen
Marine copepods in the Baltic Sea – physiological responses and adaptation to low salinity
Forsvaret 8. december 2017

Paulus Inekela Kainge
Environmental effects on the availability of shallow and deep water hake to the demersal trawl survey in Namibian Waters
Forsvaret 21. november 2017

Nicolas Azaña Schnedler-Meyer
The lives and times of jellyfish: Modelling the population dynamics and ecological role of jellyfish in marine pelagic ecosystems
Forsvaret 27. oktober 2017

Filipa da Silva 
Female nutrition and assisted reproduction in European eel: influences on oogenesis and egg quality
Forsvaret 25. september 2017

Viola Neumann
Trophic Interactions in the Baltic Sea: Predation on cod eggs by clupeids
Forsvaret 24. juli 2017

Hans van Someren Gréve
Zooplankton Motile Behavior: Traits and trade-offs in planktonic copepods
Forsvaret 23. juni 2017

Esther Savina 
Gear technical contributions to an Ecosystem Approach in the Danish bottom set nets Fisheries
Forsvaret 8. juni 2017

Laurène Pécuchet
A trait-based approach to understanding marine communities’ composition, assembly and diversity
Forsvaret 5. maj 2017

Thomas Noack
Danish seine – Ecosystem effects of fishing
Forsvaret 7. marts 2017

Carlos Letelier Gordo
Transforming waste into new resources: Optimizing sludge hydrolysis to improve nitrogen removal in aquaculture through denitrification
Forsvaret 10. februar 2017

Philip Brun
Plankton biogeography. An exploration of patterns, drivers, functions, and predictability
Forsvaret 20. januar 2017


Daniel Jiro Ayala
The early life of the European eel in the ichthyoplankton community of the Sargasso Sea
Forsvaret 27. oktober 2016

Eleonora Bruno
Aquaculture and feeding ecology: feeding behavior in marine fish larvae
Forsvaret 3. oktober 2016

Evandro Malanski
Early life of key fish species, capelin Mallotus villosus and Atlantic cod Gadus morhua, in West Greenland
Forsvaret 21. juni 2016

Mathis von Ahnen
New approaches to improve the removal of dissolved organic matter and nitrogen in aquaculture
Forsvaret 14. juni 2016

Louise Dahl Kristensen
The importance of habitat structure for the distribution and behaviour of demersal fish
Forsvaret 18. maj 2016

Alexandros Kokkalis
Fish stock assessment under data limitations
Forsvaret 28. april 2016

Stine Dalmann Ross
Species interactions in the western Baltic Sea: with focus on the ecological role of whiting
Forsvaret 5. april 2016


Nis Sand Jacobsen
Big fish or small fish: size based methods to evaluate direct and indirect ecosystem effects of fishing 
Forsvaret 27. november 2015

Arief Rullyanto
Deep water overflow in the Faroe Bank Channel; Modelling, processes, and impact
Forsvaret 24. september 2015

Paulo Mira Fernandes 
Interactions between micro-particles and the rearing environment in recirculation aquaculture systems
Forsvaret 26. juni 2015

Martin Hage Larsen
Effects of hatchery rearing practices and cortisol manipulation on growth, survival and seaward migration success of stocked and wild Atlantic salmon and brown trout smolts
Forsvaret 26. juni 2015

Lotte Kindt-Larsen
Management of fisheries in harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) marine protected areas
Forsvaret 22. juni 2015

Stavroula Tsoukali 
Fisheries oceanography of northern pelagic fish species
Forsvaret 22. juni 2015

Karin Olsson 
Trait-based analysis of reproductive strategies among marine fish
Forsvaret 18. juni 2015

Christian Lindemann
The role of deep convection on the dynamics of the North Atlantic phytoplankton community
Forsvaret 1. juni 2015

Ana Sofia Ferreira
A time for every season: seasonal cycles of plankton and fish
Forsvaret 17. marts 2015


Karen Riisgaard
Trophic role of protozooplankton in northern marine ecosystems
Forsvaret 10. december 2014

Sara Bonanomi
Learning from the past and stepping into the future: Population dynamics of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) revealed by historical DNA
Forsvaret 24. oktober 2014

Mette Dalgaard Agersted
Functional biology and ecological role of krill in Northern marine ecosystems
Forsvaret 22. august 2014

Diego del Villar-Guerra
The marine life of sea trout (Salmo trutta). Aspects of their migratory behaviour and survival
Forsvaret 2. juli 2014

Sanne Kjellerup
Population dynamic of high latitude copepods - with emphasis on Metridia longa
Forsvaret 30. juni 2014

Marine Rolland
Effects of dietary methionine on feed utilization, plasma amino acid profiles and gene expression in rainbow trout
Forsvaret 26. juni 2014

Mie Hylstofte Sichlau
Sexual selection in marine plankton
Forsvaret 23. maj 2014

Lotte Worsøe Clausen
Exploring the multidimensional nature of stock structure: a case study on herring dynamics in a transition area
Forsvaret 29. april 2014

Julie Sainmont
Strategies for success: Copepods in a seasonal world
Forsvaret 8. april 2014

Sune Riis Sørensen
On the way to successful European eel larval rearing: Impact of biophysical conditions and gamete quality
Forsvaret 25. februar 2014


Rikke Hagstrøm Bucholtz
Stereology as a tool to assess reproduction strategy and fecundity of teleost fishes : Integrated studies in Central Baltic herring (Clupea harengus L.)
Forsvaret 9. december 2013

Rasmus Swalethorp
Early life of inshore fishes in Greenland with emphasis on Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)
Forsvaret 8. november 2013

Caroline Laursen
Welfare aspects of stocking density in farmed rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss), assessed by behavioural and physiological methods
Forsvaret 27. maj 2013

Madelene Åberg Andersson
Linking development and growth to personalitites in farmed rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Forsvaret 7. februar 2013

Kim Schøn Ekman
Effects of dietary nutrient composition on de novo lipogenesis in gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata)
Forsvaret 17. januar 2013


Helle Torp Christensen
Area-intensive bottom culture production of blue mussels, Mytilus edulis (L.)
Forsvaret 5. november 2012

Teunis Jansen
North Sea Mackerel or Mackerel in the North (Sea)?
Forsvaret 2. november 2012

Jordan Feekings
Discarding Discards: Identification of influential factors and possible mitigation tools in demersal trawl fisheries
Forsvaret 1. oktober 2012

Henrik Baktoft
Aspects of lentic fish behaviour studied with high resolution positional telemetry
Forsvaret 30. august 2012

Nina Overgaard Therkildsen
Insights from the past: Retrospective monitoring of genetic variation in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)
Forsvaret 17. august 2012

Christina Frisk
Physiology, phenology and behavioral strategies of forage fish studied through bioenergetic modeling
Forsvaret 18. juni 2012 

Hannes Höffle
Spatial patterns in the distribution and early life characteristics of North Sea cod
Forsvaret 30. maj 2012

Cornelia Jaspers
Ecology of gelatinous plankton with emphasis on feeding interactions, distribution pattern and reproduction biology of Mnemiopsis leidyi in the Baltic Sea
Forsvaret 14. maj 2012

Maria Christina Røjbek
Cod Reproductive Ecology: Effect of Dietary Fatty Acids on Ovarian Maturation, Spawning Time and Quality of Eggs and Larvae
Forsvaret 14. maj 2012

Kristian Meier
The molecular basis of local adaptation in brown trout
Forsvaret 16. april 2012

Mikkel Boel
Life history types and strategies. Case studies on brown trout (Salmo trutta) and alewives (Alosa pseudoharengus), involving physiological differences and interspecific interactions
Forsvaret 28. marts 2012

Nuria Calduch Verdiell
Protecting the larger fish: an ecological, economical and evolutionary analysis using a demographic model
Forsvaret 29. februar 2012

Morten Tønsberg Limborg
Population structure and adaptation in fishes. Insights from clupeid and salmonid species
Forsvaret 23. februar 2012



Nis Sand Jacobsen 27. november 
Big fish or small fish: size based methods to evaluate direct and indirect ecosystem effects of fishing 

Nis Sand Jacobsen 27. november 
Big fish or small fish: size based methods to evaluate direct and indirect ecosystem effects of fishing 

Nis Sand Jacobsen 27. november 
Big fish or small fish: size based methods to evaluate direct and indirect ecosystem effects of fishing