• Early marine migration of European silver eel (Anguilla anguilla) in Northern Norway 

      Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud; Finstad, Bengt; Økland, Finn; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Mo, Tor Atle; Rikardsen, Audun H. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
    • Effects of sound exposure from a seismic airgun on heart rate, acceleration and depth use in free-swimming Atlantic cod and saithe 

      Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud; Dong, Hefeng; Linne, Markus; Andersson, Mathias H.; Piper, Adam; Prystay, Tanya S.; Hvam, Eivind B.; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Whoriskey, Frederick G.; Cooke, Steven J.; Sjursen, Aslak Darre; Rønning, Lars; Netland, Tim Cato; Hawkins, Anthony D. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Recent vegetation changes in arctic-alpine tundra ecosystems may affect several ecosystem processes that regulate microbe and soil functions. Such changes can alter ecosystem carbon (C) cycling with positive feedback to ...
    • Home ranges and habitat utilisation of the river-resident Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, småblank 

      Eikaas, Linda (Master thesis, 2016)
      Home ranges and habitat utilisation of the river resident Atlantic salmon, småblank, Salmo salar, in Nord Trøndelag, Norway, were studied by the use of radio telemetry during the period August 2014 to January 2016. The aim ...
    • Homing behaviour of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) during final phase of marine migration and river entry 

      Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud; Rikardsen, Audun H.; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Halttunen, Elina; Mitamura, Hiromichi; Præbel, Kim; Skardhamar, Jofrid; Næsje, Tor (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-03-11)
      Little is known about Atlantic salmon behaviour during the last phase of the marine homing migration and subsequent river entry. In this study, 56 adult Atlantic salmon in the Alta Fjord in northern Norway were equipped ...
    • Long-term variation in numbers and biomass of silver eels being produced in two European river systems 

      Poole, W. Russell; Diserud, Ola Håvard; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Durif, Caroline; Dolan, Conor; Sandlund, Odd Terje; Bergesen, Knut Aanestad; Rogan, Gerard; Kelly, Sean D.; Vøllestad, Leif Asbjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The European eel (Anguilla anguilla) population has been in decline at least since the 1960s and reliable regional information, particularly on the spawner production and escapement (i.e. the silver eel life stage), is a ...
    • Marine depth use of sea trout Salmo trutta in fjord areas of Central Norway 

      Eldøy, Sindre Håvarstein; Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Whoriskey, Frederick G.; Aarestrup, Kim; Næsje, Tor; Rønning, Lars; Sjursen, Aslak Darre; Rikardsen, Audun H.; Arnekleiv, Jo Vegar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The vertical behaviour of 44 veteran sea trout Salmo trutta (275–580 mm) in different marine fjord habitats (estuary, pelagic, near shore with and without steep cliffs) was documented during May–February by acoustic ...
    • Marine migration and habitat use of anadromous brown trout Salmo trutta 

      Eldøy, Sindre Håvarstein; Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Whoriskey, F.; Aarestrup, K.; Næsje, Tor; Rønning, Lars; Sjursen, Aslak Darre; Rikardsen, Audun H.; Arnekleiv, Jo Vegar (Journal article, 2015)
      The biology and ecology of anadromous brown trout (Salmo trutta) at sea is poorly understood. This study provided information on spatial and temporal distribution of sea trout in the ocean. The behaviour of 115 individuals ...
    • Migration and habitat use of the landlocked riverine Atlantic salmon Salmo salar småblank 

      Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud; Eikås, Linda; Hedger, Richard David; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Rønning, Lars; Sjursen, Aslak Darre; Berg, Ole Kristian; Bremset, Gunnbjørn; Karlsson, Sten; Sundt-Hansen, Line Elisabeth Breivik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      “Småblank” is the only population of Atlantic salmon in Europe living its entire life in the river habitat without performing migrations to the sea or lakes. Home range size and habitat use were compared between an unregulated ...
    • One Hundred Pressing Questions on the Future of Global Fish Migration Science, Conservation, and Policy 

      Lennox, Robert J.; Paukert, Craig P.; Aarestrup, Kim; Auger-Méthé, Marie; Baumgartner, Lee; Birnie-Gauvin, Kim; Bøe, Kristin; Brink, Kerry; Brownscombe, Jacob W.; Chen, Yushun; Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud; Eliason, Erika J.; Filous, Alexander; Gillanders, Bronwyn M.; Helland, Ingeborg Palm; Horodysky, Andrij Z.; Januchowski-Hartley, Stephanie R.; Lowerre-Barbieri, Susan K.; Lucas, Martyn C.; Martins, Eduardo G.; Murchie, Karen J.; Pompeu, Paulo S.; Power, Michael; Raghavan, Rajeev; Rahel, Frank J.; Secor, David; Thiem, Jason D.; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Ueda, Hiroshi; Whoriskey, Frederick G.; Cooke, Steven J. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Migration is a widespread but highly diverse component of many animal life histories. Fish migrate throughout the world’s oceans, within lakes and rivers, and between the two realms, transporting matter, energy, and other ...
    • The risk of individual fish being captured multiple times in a catch and release fishery 

      Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Diserud, Ola Håvard; Solem, Øyvind; Havn, Torgeir Børresen; Bjørum, Lars Rasmus Oftedal; Kristensen, Torstein; Urke, Henning Andre; Johansen, Martin Rognli; Lennox, Robert J.; Fiske, Peder; Uglem, Ingebrigt (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The proportion of angled Atlantic salmon Salmo salar L. being caught and released has increased. If individuals are repeatedly captured, this may have fish welfare consequences. Of 995 Atlantic salmon tagged during catch ...
    • Småblanken i Namsenvassdraget - faglig grunnlag for handlingsplan 

      Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Berg, Ole Kristian; Hesthagen, Trygve H.; Hindar, Kjetil; Norum, Ine Cecilie Jordalen; Sandlund, Odd Terje; Saksgård, Laila M. (NINA rapport;660, Research report, 2011)
      Denne rapporten om småblanken i Namsenvassdraget gir en oppsummering av nåværende kunnskap om denne spesielle laksestammen. Rapporten er utarbeidet på oppdrag fra Fylkesmannen i Nord-Trøndelag som et faglig grunnlag for ...
    • Spatial and temporal genetic structure of a river-resident Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) after millennia of isolation 

      Sandlund, Odd Terje; Karlsson, Sten; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Berg, Ole Kristian; Kent, Matthew Peter; Norum, Ine Cecilie Jordalen; Hindar, Kjetil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      The river-resident Salmo salar (“småblank”) has been isolated from other Atlantic salmon populations for 9,500 years in upper River Namsen, Norway. This is the only European Atlantic salmon population accomplishing its ...
    • Status for småblankbestanden i Namsen 

      Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Hindar, Kjetil; Berg, Ole Kristian; Saksgård, Laila M.; Norum, Ine Cecilie Jordalen; Sandlund, Odd Terje; Hesthagen, Trygve H.; Lehn, Lars Ove (NINA Rapport;403, Research report, 2009)
      Småblanken, som finnes kun i Namsenvassdraget, er den eneste bestanden av ferskvannsstasjonær laks i Europa som lever hele livet i elva og ikke har vandringer til innsjøer. Her utredes status for bestanden basert på 1) ...
    • Vandringer og habitatbruk til småblank 

      Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud; Eikås, Linda; Hedger, Richard David; Rønning, Lars; Sjursen, Aslak Darre; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Berg, Ole Kristian; Bremset, Gunnbjørn; Karlsson, Sten; Sundt-Hansen, Line Elisabeth Breivik (NTNU Vitenskapsmuseet naturhistorisk rapport;, Research report, 2018)
      Småblank er den eneste rent elvelevende laksen i Europa, og finnes kun i øvre deler av Nam-senvassdraget. Størrelsen på bestanden er ukjent, men det er grunn til at tro at bestandstettheten har gått ned siden 1950- tallet, ...
    • Ørekyt i Namsenvassdraget. Utbredelse, spredningsrisiko og tiltak 

      Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Sandlund, Odd Terje; Heggberget, Tor Gravråk; Finstad, Anders Gravbrøt; Museth, Jon; Berger, Hans Mack; Hesthagen, Trygve H.; Berg, Ole Kristian (NINA rapport;155, Research report, 2006)
      Undersøkelser i Namsenvassdraget i 2005 viste at ørekyt forekommer i tette bestander i innsjøer og flyer øverst i vassdraget. I Otersjøen øverst i Sanddøla har ørekyt forekommet i solide bestander siden 1960-tallet. I ...