• Area use and movement patterns of wild and escaped farmed Atlantic salmon before and during spawning in a large Norwegian river 

      Moe, Karina; Næsje, Tor; Haugen, Thrond Oddvar; Ulvan, Eva Marita; Aronsen, Tonje; Sandnes, Tomas; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak (Journal article, 2016)
      We compared the within-river movements and distribution of wild and escaped farmed Atlantic salmon Salmo salar before and during spawning in the Namsen river system of Central Norway. A total of 74 wild and 43 escaped ...
    • A review of acoustic telemetry in Europe and the need for a regional aquatic telemetry network 

      Abecasis, David; Steckenreuter, Andre; Reubens, Jan; Aarestrup, Kim; Alós, Josep; Badalamenti, Fabio; Bajona, Lenore; Boylan, Patrick; Deneudt, Klaas; Greenberg, Larry; Brevé, Niels; Hernández, Francisco; Humphries, Nick; Meyer, Carl; Sims, David; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Walker, Alan M.; Whoriskey, Fred; Afonso, Pedro (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background: Globally, there are a large and growing number of researchers using biotelemetry as a tool to study aquatic animals. In Europe, this community lacks a formal network structure. The aim of this study is to review ...
    • Atferd og spredning av rømt oppdrettslaks og villaks i Namsen og andre elver. Resultater fra merking av laks i Namsfjorden og Vikna 

      Næsje, Tor; Ulvan, Eva Marita; Sandnes, Tomas*; Jensen, Jenny; Staldvik, Frode; Holm, Ragnar*; Landstad, Jan Arild*; Økland, Finn; Moe, Karina; Fiske, Peder; Heggberget, Tor Gravråk; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak (NINA Rapport;931, Research report, 2013-04)
      Vi undersøkte atferd og spredning av rømt oppdrettslaks og villaks i Namsen og andre elver i Midt-Norge i 2012. Hovedmålsettingen var å skaffe kunnskap slik at man kan gjøre sikrere beregninger av den reelle andelen rømt ...
    • Behaviour and mortality of downstream migrating Atlantic salmon smolts at a small power station with multiple migration routes 

      Kärgenberg, Einar; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Järvekülg, Rein; Sandlund, Odd Terje; Saadre, Ene; Økland, Finn; Thalfeldt, Mart; Tambets, Meelis (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Salmon smolts were released upstream of a run‐of‐river hydropower site and recaptured downstream for inspection. Descending fish behaviour through three possible migration routes (turbines, fishway, spillway) was analysed ...
    • Behaviour and survival of wild Atlantic salmon Salmo salar captured and released while surveillance angling for escaped farmed salmon 

      Lennox, Robert J.; Havn, Torgeir Børresen; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Liberg, Egil; Cooke, Steven J.; Uglem, Ingebrigt (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      In many Norwegian rivers, spawning stocks are surveyed for escaped farmed salmon with surveillance fishing by rod and reel after the recreational angling season. However, the benefits of surveillance fishing depend on the ...
    • Bioenergetic consequences of warming rivers to adult Atlantic salmon Salmo salar during their spawning migration 

      Lennox, Robert J.; Eliason, Erika J.; Havn, Torgeir Børresen; Johansen, Martin Rognli; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Cooke, Steven J.; Diserud, Ola Håvard; Whoriskey, Frederick G.; Farrell, Anthony P.; Uglem, Ingebrigt (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      1. Climate change poses a challenge to wild fishes, yet little is known about the behavioural use and metabolic consequences of thermally heterogeneous water encountered by wild salmon during their energetically demanding ...
    • Biologiske undersøkelser i Altaelva. Faglig oppsummering og kommentarer til forslag om varig manøvreringsreglement 

      Næsje, Tor; Fiske, Peder; Forseth, Torbjørn; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Ugedal, Ola; Finstad, Anders Gravbrøt; Hvidsten, Nils Arne; Jensen, Arne Johan; Saksgård, Laila M. (NINA Rapport;80, Research report, 2005)
      Næsje, T. F., Fiske, P., Forseth, T., Thorstad, E. B., Ugedal, O., Finstad, A. G., Hvidsten, N. A., Jensen, A. J. og Saksgård, L. 2005. Biologiske undersøkelser i Altaelva. Faglig oppsummering og kommentarer til forslag ...
    • Biologiske undersøkelser i Altaelva 2005 

      Ugedal, Ola; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Næsje, Tor; Saksgård, Laila M.; Reinertsen, Helge; Fiske, Peder; Hvidsten, Nils Arne; Blom, Hans H. (NINA Rapport;177, Research report, 2006)
      Ugedal, O., Thorstad, E. B., Næsje, T. F., Saksgård, L., Reinertsen, H. R., Fiske, P., Hvidsten, N. A. og Blom, H. H. 2006. Biologiske undersøkelser i Altaelva 2005. NINA Rapport 177. 52 pp. Altaelva er ei av Norges ...
    • Biotic and abiotic determinants of the ascent behaviour of adult Atlantic salmon transiting passable waterfalls 

      Lennox, Robert J.; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Diserud, Ola Håvard; Økland, Finn; Cooke, Steven J.; Aasestad, Ingar; Forseth, Torbjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The spawning migration of Atlantic salmon has been characterized by tracking salmon carrying electronic tags as they ascend rivers, but still little is known about how natural obstacles such as waterfalls influence migratory ...
    • Does Catch-and-Release Angling Alter the Behavior and Fate of Adult Atlantic Salmon During Upriver Migration? 

      Lennox, Robert J.; Uglem, Ingebrigt; Cooke, Steven J.; Næsje, Tor; Whoriskey, Frederick G.; Havn, Torgeir Børresen; Ulvan, Eva Marita; Solem, Øyvind; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      To reproduce, Atlantic Salmon Salmo salar return to freshwater rivers and migrate upriver to spawning areas. This migration is the basis for recreational fisheries, which for conservation reasons are increasingly characterized ...
    • Effects of a dispersal barrier on freshwater migration of the vimba bream (Vimba vimba) 

      Tambets, Meelis; Kärgenberg, Einar; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Sandlund, Odd Terje; Økland, Finn; Thalfeldt, Mart (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      To study the effects of a dispersal barrier on migration of the semi-anadromous vimba bream in the Pärnu River, Estonia, we tagged thirty fish with acoustic transmitters and released above the barrier. Tagged fish showed ...
    • Effects of salmon lice Lepeophtheirus salmonis on wild sea trout Salmo trutta—a literature review 

      Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Todd, Christopher D.; Uglem, Ingebrigt; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Gargan, Patrick G.; Vollset, Knut Wiik; Halttunen, Elina; Kålås, Steinar; Berg, Marius; Finstad, Bengt (Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Salmon farming increases the abundance of salmon lice, which are ectoparasites of salmonids in the sea. Here we review the current knowledge on the effects of salmon lice on wild sea trout. Salmon lice feed on host mucus, ...
    • Effects of salmon lice on sea trout. A litterature review 

      Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Todd, Christopher D.; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Gargan, Patrick G.; Vollset, Knut Wiik; Halttunen, Elina; Kålås, Steinar; Uglem, Ingebrigt; Berg, Marius; Finstad, Bengt (NINA Rapport;1044, Research report, 2014)
      Thorstad, E.B., Todd, C.D., Bjørn, P.A., Gargan, P.G., Vollset, K.W., Halttunen, E., Kålås, S., Uglem, I., Berg, M. & Finstad, B. 2014. Effects of salmon lice on sea trout. A litterature review. NINA Rapport 1044. 162 s. ...
    • Effekter av lakselus på sjøørret - en litteraturoppsummering 

      Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Todd, Christopher D.; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Gargan, Patrick G.; Vollset, Knut Wiik; Halttunen, Elina; Kålås, Steinar; Uglem, Ingebrigt; Berg, Marius; Finstad, Bengt (NINA Rapport;1071, Research report, 2014)
      Lakselus er en ekstern parasitt på laksefisk i sjøen. Oppdrettslaks kan også være verter for lakselus, og åpne merder med oppdrettslaks bidrar derfor til økt produksjon av lakselus i kystområdene. Formålet med denne ...
    • European eel Anguilla anguilla compromise speed for safety in the early marine spawning migration 

      Lennox, Robert J.; Økland, Finn; Mitamura, Hiromichi; Cooke, Steven J.; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      There are substantial benefits to potential fitness conferred to animals that undertake migrations. However, animals must make compromises to maximize survival and compensate for the risks associated with long-distance ...
    • Ferskvannsøkologiske undersøkelser i Stugusjøen, Tydal kommune, 28 år etter introduksjon av Mysis relicta. 

      Berger, Hans Mack; Johnsen, Bjørn Ove; Saksgård, Randi J.; Forseth, Torbjørn; Schartau, Ann Kristin; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Ugedal, Ola (NINA Rapport;1039, Research report, 2014)
      Berger, H.M, Johnsen, B.O., Saksgård, R., Forseth, T., Schartau, A.K.L., Thorstad, E.B. & Ugedal, O. 2014. Ferskvannsøkologiske undersøkelser i Stugusjøen, Tydal kommune, 28 år etter introduksjon av Mysis relicta. - NINA ...
    • Fish populations, gill net catches and gill net selectivity in the Kunene River, Namibia 

      Hay, Clinton J.; Næsje, Tor; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak (NINA Rapport;325, Research report, 2008)
      Hay, C.J., Næsje, T.F. & Thorstad, E.B. 2008. Fish populations, gill net catches and gill net selectivity in the Kunene River, Namibia. - NINA Report 325. 98 pp. The Kunene River The Kunene River originates near Huambo ...
    • Fish populations, gill net catches and gill net selectivity in the Lower Orange River, Namibia, from 1995 to 2001 

      Næsje, Tor; Hay, Clinton J.; Nickanor, Nande; Koekemoer, Johan; Strand, Rita; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak (NINA Rapport;231, Research report, 2007)
      Næsje, T. F., Hay, C. J., Nickanor, N., Koekemoer, J., Strand, R. and Thorstad, E. B. 2007. Fish populations, gill net catches and gill net selectivity in the Lower Orange River, Namibia, from 1995 to 2001. - NINA Report ...
    • Fiskebiologiske undersøkelser i Altaelva 2007 

      Ugedal, Ola; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Saksgård, Laila M.; Næsje, Tor (NINA Rapport;370, Research report, 2008)
      Ugedal, O., Thorstad, E.B., Saksgård, L. & Næsje, T.F. 2008. Fiskebiologiske undersøkelser i Altaelva 2007 - NINA Rapport 370. 55 s. Altaelva er ei av Norges beste elver for sportsfiske etter laks. Stortinget vedtok å ...
    • Fiskebiologiske undersøkelser i Altaelva 2008 

      Ugedal, Ola; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Saksgård, Laila M.; Næsje, Tor (NINA Rapport;478, Research report, 2009)
      Ugedal, O., Thorsdad, E.B., Saksgård, L. & Næsje, T.F. 2009. Fiskebiologiske undersøkelser i Altaelva 2008. - NINA Rapport 478. 56 s. Altaelva er ei av Norges beste elver for sportsfiske etter laks. Stortinget vedtok i ...