Recent Submissions

  • The effects of inbreeding on resting metabolic rate and thermal conductance in wild house sparrows (Passer domesticus) 

    Knudsen, Sofie (Master thesis, 2022)
    Menneskelige påvirkninger fører til at populasjoner blir mindre, mer fragmenterte og isolerte, som kan resultere i populasjonsstørrelser som er mer sårbare for innavl. Når innavl reduserer trekk som er nært knyttet til ...
  • Solutions to plastic pollution: A conceptual framework to tackle a wicked problem 

    Wagner, Martin (Chapter, 2021)
    There is a broad willingness to act on global plastic pollution as well as a plethora of available technological, governance, and societal solutions. However, this solution space has not been organized in a larger conceptual ...
  • Dietary supplementation of commensal Cetobacterium somerae ameliorates the problems associated with fish meal replacement by plant proteins in fish 

    Xie, Mingxu (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2022:380, Doctoral thesis, 2022)
    Aquaculture is growing at high speed and the expansion of aquaculture production has been accompanied by the rapid increase in aquafeed production. Fish meal (FM) has been traditionally the first choice of protein source ...
  • Variation in the ontogenetic allometry of horn length in bovids along a body mass continuum 

    Tidière, Morgane; Gaillard, Jean Michel; Garel, Mathieu; LeMaitre, Jean Francois; Toïgo, Carole; Pelabon, Christophe (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Allometric relationships describe the proportional covariation between morphological, physiological, or life-history traits and the size of the organisms. Evolutionary allometries estimated among species are expected to ...
  • Systems biology graphical notation markup language (SBGNML) version 0.3 

    Bergmann, Frank T.; Czauderna, Tobias; Dogrusoz, Ugur; Rougny, Adrien; Dräger, Andreas; Touré, Vasundra; Mazein, Alexander; Blinov, Michael L.; Luna, Augustin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    This document defines Version 0.3 Markup Language (ML) support for the Systems BiologyGraphical Notation (SBGN), a set of three complementary visual languages developed for biochemists, mod-elers, and computer ...
  • Nutrient (C, N and P) budgets of Hediste diversicolor (OF Müller, 1776) fed salmon smolt sludge 

    Sæther, Håkon Olai Ellingsen (Master thesis, 2022)
    Norge er verdens største produsent av atlantisk laks (Salmo salar), med en årlig produksjon på omtrent 1.3 millioner tonn. Med matproduksjon på denne skalaen oppstår det store mengder med næringsforurensning i form av ...
  • Remote Sensing of the Tautra Ridge: An Overview of the World’s Shallowest Cold-Water Coral Reefs 

    Mogstad, Aksel Alstad; Løvås, Håvard; Sture, Øystein; Johnsen, Geir; Ludvigsen, Martin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    On the Tautra Ridge – a 39-100 m deep morainic sill located in the middle of the Trondheimsfjord, Norway – some of the world’s shallowest known occurrences of the scleractinian cold-water coral (CWC) Desmophyllum pertusum ...
  • Intestinal health in Atlantic salmon post-smolt (Salmo salar) when fed low- and high HUFA diets 

    Løvmo, Signe Dille; Sundh, Henrik; Whatmore, Paul; Nordvi, Malene Fosse; Sigholt, Trygve; Madaro, Angelico; Bardal, Tora; Olsen, Rolf Erik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    It is well established that farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) need n3-highly unsaturated fatty acids (HUFA) in their diet to thrive and grow. However, the biological functions to the individual HUFAs may differ, implying ...
  • Accounting for Uncertainties in Biodiversity Estimations: A New Methodology and Its Application to the Mesopelagic Sound Scattering Layer of the High Arctic 

    Herrmann, Bent; Cerbule, Kristine; Brčić, Jure; Grimaldo Vela, Eduardo Enrique; Geoffroy, Maxime; Daase, Malin; Berge, Jørgen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Measures of biological diversity (biodiversity) are important for monitoring the state of ecosystems. Several indices and methods are used to describe biodiversity from field observations. Marine faunal biodiversity is ...
  • NR1D1 methylation as an epigenetic response during Syngamus trachea infection in the house sparrow 

    Buer, Amberly (Master thesis, 2022)
    Climate change may increase host-parasite interactions as temperature and precipitation levels become more favorable for parasite reproduction, survival, and transmission. Consequently, increased parasite prevalence as a ...
  • Vegetation change on mountaintops in northern Sweden: Stable vascular-plant but reordering of lichen and bryophyte communities 

    Hagenberg, Liyenne Wu Chen; Vanneste, Thomas; Opedal, Øystein Hjorthol; Petlund, Hanne Torsdatter; Björkman, Mats Peter; Björk, Robert G.; Holien, Håkon; Limpens, Juul; Molau, Ulf; Graae, Bente Jessen; De Frenne, Pieter (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Alpine ecosystems harbor remarkably diverse and distinct plant communities that are characteristically limited to harsh, and cold climatic conditions. As a result of thermal limitation to species occurrence, mountainous ...
  • Stress responses to repeated captures in a wild ungulate 

    Trondrud, Liv Monica; Ugland, Cassandra Regine; Ropstad, Erik; Loe, Leif Egil; Albon, Steve; Stien, Audun; Evans, Alina; Thorsby, Per Medbøe; Veiberg, Vebjørn; Irvine, R. Justin; Pigeon, Gabriel (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    While capture-mark-recapture studies provide essential individual-level data in ecology, repeated captures and handling may impact animal welfare and cause scientific bias. Evaluating the consequences of invasive methodologies ...
  • A review of PFAS fingerprints in fish from Norwegian freshwater bodies subject to different source inputs 

    Langberg, Håkon A.; Hale, Sarah; Breedveld, Gijs D.; Jenssen, Bjørn Munro; Jartun, Morten (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
    The extensive use of per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) has resulted in many environmental point and diffuse sources. Identifying the source responsible for a pollution hot spot is vital for assessing remediation ...
  • Molecular Regulation of Biosynthesis of Long Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Atlantic Salmon 

    Datsomor, Alex Kojo; Gillard, Gareth Benjamin; Jin, Yang; Olsen, Rolf Erik; Sandve, Simen Rød (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Salmon is a rich source of health-promoting omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 LC-PUFA), such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA, 20:5n-3) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, 22:6n-3). The LC-PUFA biosynthetic pathway ...
  • Improving the citizen science data corpus for science and management 

    Koch, Wouter (Doctoral thesis, 2022)
    Summary of thesis: Citizen science, in which amateur volunteers report their observations, is becoming an increasingly important source of biodiversity data. To understand and properly manage natural resources, we need ...
  • The population genomic legacy of the second plague pandemic 

    Gopalakrishnan, Shyam; Ebenesersdottir, S.Sunna; Lundstrøm, Inge K.C.; Turner-Walker, Gordon; Moore, Kristjan H.S.; Luisi, Pierre; Magaryan, Ashot; Martin, Michael D.; Ellegaard, Martin Rene; Magnusson, Olafur T.; Sigurdsson, Asgeir; Snorradóttir, Steinunn; Magnúsdóttir, Droplaug N.; Laffoon, Jason E.; van Dorp, Lucy; Liu, Xiaodong; Moltke, Ida; Avila-Arcos, María C.; Schraiber, Joshua G.; Rasmussen, Simon; Juan, David; Galabert, Pere; De-Dios, Toni; Fotakis, Anna K.; Iraeta-Orbegozo, Miren; Vågene, Åshild J.; Denham, Sean Dexter; Christophersen, Axel; Stenøien, Hans K.; Vieira, Filipe G.; Liu, Shanlin; Günther, Torsten; Kivisild, Toomas; Moseng, Ole Georg; Skar, Birgitte; Cheung, Christina; Sandoval-Velasco, Marcela; Wales, Nathan; Schroeder, Hannes; Campos, Paula F.; Gudmundsdottir, Valdis B; Sicheritz - Ponten, Thomas; Petersen, Bent; Halgunset, Jostein; Gilbert, Edmund; Cavalleri, Gianpiero L.; Hovig, Eivind; Kockum, Ingrid; Olsson, Tomas; Alfredsson, Lars; Hansen, Thomas F.; Werge, Thomas; Willerslev, Eske; Balloux, Francois; Marquès-Bonet, Tomás; Lalueza-Fox, Carles; Nielsen, Rasmus; Stefánsson, Kári; Helgason, Agnar; Gilbert, Thomas P. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Human populations have been shaped by catastrophes that may have left long-lasting signatures in their genomes. One notable example is the second plague pandemic that entered Europe in ca. 1,347 CE and repeatedly returned ...
  • Low intestinal inflammation model (HP48) in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and inflammatory mitigation by Bactocell 

    Nordvi, Malene Fosse; Løvmo, Signe Dille; Whatmore, Paul; Sundh, Henrik; Sigholt, Trygve; Olsen, Rolf Erik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Moderate levels of intestinal damage and inflammation are often seen in intensive fish aquaculture. The causes may be due to antinutrients from plant meals, stress or other causes. There is currently a lack of good models ...
  • Characterization of habitat requirements of European fishing spiders 

    Dickel, Lisa; Monsimet, Jeremy; Lafage, Denis; Devineau, Olivier (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Wetlands are among the most threatened habitats in the world, and so are their species, which suffer habitat loss due to climate and land use changes. Freshwater species, and especially arthropods, receive comparatively ...
  • Growth performance, hepatic enzymes, and gut health status of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) in response to dietary Cetobacterium somerae fermentation product 

    Xie, Mingxu; Hao, Qiang; Olsen, Rolf Erik; Ringø, Einar; Yang, Yalin; Zhang, Zhen; Ran, Chao; Zhou, Zhigang (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Intensive aquaculture practices compromise the health of fish. Probiotics especially those isolated from aquatic animals play important roles in improving fish health. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of ...
  • Is it possible to escape from a crocodile attack? Review of human and saltwater crocodile conflict in Asia in Australia 

    Aung, Ye Htut (Master thesis, 2022)
    Human and saltwater crocodile conflict has been increasing yearly in crocodile-inhabited countries in Asia and Australia. This study was conducted to foster the safety of humans and the wellbeing of saltwater crocodiles, ...

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