Recent Submissions

  • Light-level geolocators reveal spatial variations in interactions between northern fulmars and fisheries 

    Dupuis, Benjamin; Amélineau, Françoise; Tarroux, Arnaud; Bjørnstad, Oskar; Bråthen, Vegard Sandøy; Danielsen, Jóhannis; Descamps, Sebastien; Fauchald, Per; Hallgrimsson, Gunnar Thor; Hansen, Erpur Snær; Helberg, Morten; Helgason, Halfdan Helgi; Jónsson, Jón Einar; Kolbeinsson, Yann; Lorentzen, Erlend; Thompson, Paul; Thórarinsson, Thorkell Lindberg; Strøm, Hallvard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Seabird−fishery interactions are a common phenomenon of conservation concern. Here, we highlight how light-level geolocators provide promising opportunities to study these interactions. By examining raw light data, it ...
  • Factors influencing return rate and marine residence durationin sea trout populations in Central Norway 

    Paterson, Rachel; Berntsen, Johan Henrik Hårdensson; Næsje, Tor; Berg, Marius; Finstad, Bengt (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Brown trout (Salmo trutta) display extensive plasticity in marine migratory behaviours, with marine migrations considered to be an adaptive strategy which enables sea trout to maximize growth and reproductive potential. ...
  • Air pollution declines during COVID-19 lockdowns mitigate the global health burden 

    Venter, Zander; Aunan, Kristin; Chowdhury, Sourangsu; Lelieveld, Jos (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The lockdown response to COVID-19 has resulted in an unprecedented reduction in global economic activity and associated air pollutant levels, especially from a decline in land transportation. We utilized a network of >10,000 ...
  • Temporal changes in the relative abundance of anadromous Arctic charr, brown trout, and Atlantic salmon in northern Europe: Do they reflect changing climates? 

    Svenning, Martin; Falkegård, Morten; Dempson, J. Brian; Power, Michael; Bårdsen, Bård-Jørgen; Guðbergsson, Gudni; Fauchald, Per (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    1. Warming temperatures resulting from climate change may alter the distribution and abundance of many freshwater fish species, especially those in northern latitudes. Owing to interspecific differences in temperature ...
  • Considering sampling bias in close-kin mark–recapture abundance estimates of Atlantic salmon 

    Wacker, Sebastian; Skaug, Hans Julius; Forseth, Torbjørn; Solem, Øyvind; Ulvan, Eva Marita; Fiske, Peder; Karlsson, Sten (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Genetic methods for the estimation of population size can be powerful alternatives to conventional methods. Close-kin mark–recapture (CKMR) is based on the principles of conventional mark–recapture, but instead of being ...
  • Selection against individuals from genetic introgression of escaped farmed salmon in a natural population of Atlantic salmon 

    Wacker, Sebastian; Aronsen, Tonje; Karlsson, Sten; Ugedal, Ola; Diserud, Ola Håvard; Ulvan, Eva Marita; Hindar, Kjetil; Næsje, Tor (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    The viability of wild Atlantic salmon populations is threatened by genetic introgression from escaped farmed salmon. Farmed Atlantic salmon are genetically improved for important commercial traits and a life in captivity ...
  • Long-distance Eurasian lynx dispersal – a prospect for connecting native and reintroduced populations in Central Europe 

    Gajdárová, Barbora; Belotti, Elisa; Bufka, Luděk; Duľa, Martin; Kleven, Oddmund; Kutal, Miroslav; Ozoliņš, Jānis; Nowak, Carsten; Reiners, Tobias E.; Tám, Branislav; Volfová, Josefa; Krojerová-Prokešová, Jarmila (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Dispersal is a key process for the maintenance of intraspecifc genetic diversity by ensuring gene fow within and between populations. Despite the ongoing expansion of large carnivores in Europe, lynx populations remain ...
  • The return of large carnivores: Using hunter observation data to understand the role of predators on ungulate populations 

    Tallian, Aimee Grace; Ordiz Fernandez, Andres Avelino; Zimmermann, Barbara; Sand, Håkan; Wikenros, Camilla; Wabakken, Petter; Bergqvist, Göran; Kindberg, Jonas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Large carnivores play a key ecological role in nature, yet quantifying the effects of predation at large spatiotemporal scales remains challenging. Wolves and brown bears have recovered in Sweden, where they share the same ...
  • Body shape and fin size in juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): effects of temperature during embryogenesis 

    Greenberg, Larry; Jonsson, Bror; Norrgård, Johnny R.; Erlandsson, Ann; Bergmann, Eva (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Temperature during egg incubation and early development influences later life stages of fishes, potentially influencing survival. Throughout its distribution, Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar Linnaeus, 1758) have experienced ...
  • Enabling transformative economic change in the post‐2020 biodiversity agenda 

    Turnhout, Esther; McElwee, Pamela; Chiroleu‐Assouline, Mireille; Clapp, Jennifer; Isenhour, Cindy; Kelemen, Eszter; Jackson, Tim; Miller, Daniel C.; Rusch, Graciela; Spangenberg, Joachim H.; Waldron, Anthony (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    The COVID-19 pandemic, its impact on the global economy, and current delays in the negotiation of the post-2020 global biodiversity agenda of the Convention on Biological Diversity heighten the urgency to build back better ...
  • Evaluating competition for forage plants between honey bees and wild bees in Denmark 

    Rasmussen, Claus; Dupont, Yoko L.; Madsen, Henning Bang; Bogusch, Petr; Goulson, Dave; Herbertsson, Lina; Maia, Kate Pereira; Nielsen, Anders; Olesen, Jens M.; Potts, Simon G.; Roberts, Stuart P. M.; Sydenham, Markus A. K. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    A recurrent concern in nature conservation is the potential competition for forage plants between wild bees and managed honey bees. Specifically, that the highly sophisticated system of recruitment and large perennial ...
  • Behavioural and demographic changes in impala populations after 15 years of improved conservation management 

    Flølo, Linn Marie; Hunninck, Louis Marcel; May, Roelof Frans; Jackson, Craig Ryan; Setsaas, Trine Hay; Holmern, Tomas; Røskaft, Eivin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Many protected areas (PAs) have been created globally in response to the dramatic human- induced decline in biodiversity. However, not all PAs successfully preserve their biodiversity and continued monitoring is vital to ...
  • Keeping close to the river, shore and surface: the first marine migration of brown trout (Salmo trutta) and Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) post-smolts 

    Atencio, Benjamin J.; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Rikardsen, Audun H.; Jensen, Jenny Lovisa Alexandra (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    anadromous, charr, fjord, marine, migration, post-smolt, salmonid, trout
  • The role of anthropogenic habitats in freshwater mussel conservation 

    Sousa, Ronaldo; Halabowski, Dariusz; Labecka, Anna M.; Douda, Karel; Aksenova, Olga V.; Bespalaya, Yulia; Bolotov, Ivan; Geist, Juergen; Jones, Hugh A.; Konopleva, Ekaterina; Klunzinger, Michael W.; Lasso, Carlos A.; Lewin, Iga; Liu, Xiongjun; Lopes-Lima, Manuel; Magerøy, Jon Hamner; Mlambo, Musa; Nakamura, Keiko; Nakano, Mitsunori; Österling, Martin; Pfeiffer, John; Prié, Vincent; Paschoal, Lucas R. P.; Riccardi, Nicoletta; Santos, Rogério; Shumka, Spase; Smith, Allan K.; Son, Mikhail O.; Teixeira, Amilcar; Thielen, Frankie; Torres, Santiago; Varandas, Simone; Vikhrev, Ilya V.; Wu, Xiaoping; Zieritz, Alexandra; Nogueira, Joana G. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
  • Testing av metoder for påvisning av mikro- og makroplast i vannprøver og ferskvannbiota 

    Taugbøl, Annette; Rishatt, Andrea; Dervo, Børre Kind; Grøndahl, Finn Audun (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Kunnskap om mikroplast (plastfragmenter <5 mm) i ferskvann og ferskvannsbiota er begrenset da det meste av fokuset på denne tematikken har vært for det marine miljøet. I dette studiet presenterer vi flere enkle og godt ...
  • COVID-19 related travel restrictions prevented numerous wildlife deaths on roads: A comparative analysis of results from 11 countries 

    Bíl, Michal; Andr ́aˇsik, Richard; Cícha, Vojtˇech; Arnon, Amir; Kruuse, Maris; Langbein, Jochen; Náhlik, András; Niemi, Milla; Pokorny, Boštjan; Colino-Rabanal, VictorJ.; Rolandsen, Christer Moe; Seiler, Andreas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Millions of wild animals are killed annually on roads worldwide. During spring 2020, the volume of road traffic was reduced globally as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. We gathered data on wildlife-vehicle colli-sions ...
  • Interactive effects of body mass changes and species-specific morphology on flight behavior of chick-rearing Antarctic fulmarine petrels under diurnal wind patterns 

    Dehnhard, Nina; Klekociuk, Andrew R.; Emmerson, Louise (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    For procellariiform seabirds, wind and morphology are crucial determinants of flight costs and flight speeds. During chick-rearing,parental seabirds commute frequently to provision their chicks, and their body mass ...
  • Fungal Systematics and Evolution: FUSE 6 

    Haelewaters, Danny; Dima, Bálint; Abdel-Hafiz, Abbas I.I.; Abdel-Wahab, Mohamed A.; Abul-Ezz, Samar R.; Acar, Ismail; Aguirre-Acosta, Elvira; Aime, M. Catherine; Aldemir, Suheda; Ali, Muhammad; Ayala-Vásquez, Olivia; Bakhit, Mahmoud S.; Bashir, Hira; Battistin, Eliseo; Bendiksen, Egil; Castro-Rivera, Rigoberto; Çolak, Ömer Faruk; De Kese, André; de la Fuente, Javier Isaac; Dizkırıcı, Ayten; Hussain, Shah; Jansen, Gerrit Maarten; Kaygusuz, Og˘uzhan; Khalid, Abdul Nasir; Khan, Junaid M.; Kiyashko, Anna A.; Larsson, Ellen; Martínez-González, César Ramiro; Morozova, Olga V.; Niazi, Abdul Rehman; Noordeloos, Machiel Evert; Pham, Thi Ha Giang; Popov, Eugene S.; Psurtseva, Nadezhda V.; Schoutteten, Nathan; Sher, Hassan; Türkekul, I˙brahim; Verbeken, Annemieke; Ahmad, Habib; Afshan, Najam ul Sehar; Christe, Philippe; Fiaz, Muhammad; Glaizot, Olivier; Liu, Jingyu; Majeed, Javeria; Markotter, Wanda; Nagy, Angelina; Nawaz, Haq; Papp, Viktor; Péter, Áron; Pfliegler, Walter P.; Qasim, Tayyaba; Riaz, Maria; Sandor, Attila D.; Szentiványi, Tamara; Voglmayr, Hermann; Yousaf, Nousheen; Krisai-Greilhube, Irmgard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    With only 138,000 formally described fungal species (Kirk 2019) out of an estimated 2.2–3.8 million (Hawksworth & Lücking 2017) to 6 million (Taylor et al. 2014), between 97.7 and 93.7% of fungal species are left to be ...
  • Guarding crops from monkey troops: farmer-monkey interaction near a nature reserve in Guangxi, China 

    Li, Wenxiu; Von Essen, Erica (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
  • Dynamics of gastro-inestinal strongyle parasites in a group of translocated, wild-captured asiatic wild asses in Kazakhstan 

    Gliga, Diana S.; Petrova, Natalia; Linnell, John Durrus; Salemgareyev, Albert R.; Zuther, Steffen; Walzer, Chris; Kaczensky, Petra (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Asiatic wild ass (Kulan, Equus hemionus) population range and numbers became severely reduced and a reintroduction project is currently aiming to re-establish a population in the Central Steppe of Kazakhstan. Pre-emptive ...

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