Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • DNA barcode reference libraries for the monitoring of aquatic biota in Europe: Gap-analysis and recommendations for future work 

    Weigand, Hannah; Beermann, Arne J.; Čiampor, Fedor; Costa, Filipe O.; Csabai, Zoltán; Duarte, Sofia; Geiger, Matthias F.; Grabowski, Michał; Rimet, Frédéric; Rulik, Björn; Strand, Malin; Szucsich, Nicholaus; Weigand, Alexander M.; Willassen, Endre; Wyler, Sofia A.; Bouchez, Agnès; Borja, Ángel; Čiamporová-Zaťovičová, Zuzana; Ferreira, Sónia; Dijkstra, Klaas-Douwe B.; Eisendle, Ursula; Freyhof, Jörg; Gadawski, Piotr; Graf, Wolfram; Haegerbaeumer, Arne; van der Hoorn, Berry B.; Japoshvili, Bella; Keresztes, Lujza; Keskin, Emre; Leese, Florian; Macher, Jan N.; Mamos, Tomasz; Paz, Guy; Pešić, Vladimir; Pfannkuchen, Daniela Maric; Pfannkuchen, Martin Andreas; Price, Benjamin W.; Rinkevich, Buki; Teixeira, Marcos A.L.; Várbíró, Gábor; Ekrem, Torbjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Effective identification of species using short DNA fragments (DNA barcoding and DNA metabarcoding) requires reliable sequence reference libraries of known taxa. Both taxonomically comprehensive coverage and content quality ...
  • Advancing the use of molecular methods for routine freshwater macroinvertebrate biomonitoring – the need for calibration experiments 

    Blackman, Rosetta C.; Mächler, Elvira; Altermatt, Florian; Arnold, Amanda; Beja, Pedro; Boets, Pieter; Egeter, Bastian; Elbrecht, Vasco; Filipe, Ana Filipa; Jones, J. Iwan; Macher, Jan N.; Majaneva, Markus; Martins, Filipa M. S.; Múrria, Cesc; Meissner, Kristian; Pawlowski, Jan; Shmidt Yáñez, Paul L.; Zizka, Vera M. A.; Leese, Florian; Price, Ben; Deiner, Kristy (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Over the last decade, steady advancements have been made in the use of DNA-based methods for detection of species in a wide range of ecosystems. This progress has culminated in molecular monitoring methods being employed ...
  • Generic Ecological Impact Assessment of Alien Species (GEIAA): the third generation of assessments in Norway 

    Sandvik, Hanno; Hilmo, Olga; Finstad, Anders Gravbrøt; Hegre, Hanne; Moen, Toril Loennechen; Rafoss, Trond; Skarpaas, Olav; Elven, Reidar; Sandmark, Helge; Gederaas, Lisbeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    The Generic Ecological Impact Assessment of Alien Species (GEIAA) is described. It comprises a set of criteria and an assessment procedure. The set of criteria consists of three criteria that quantify invasion potential, ...
  • Alien plants, animals, fungi and algae in Norway: an inventory of neobiota 

    Sandvik, Hanno; Dolmen, Dag; Elven, Reidar; Falkenhaug, Tone; Forsgren, Elisabet; Hansen, Haakon; Hassel, Kristian; Husa, Vivian; Kjærstad, Gaute; Ødegaard, Frode; Pedersen, Hans Christian; Solheim, Halvor; Stokke, Bård Gunnar; Åsen, Per Arvid; Åström, Sandra Charlotte Helene; Brandrud, Tor Erik; Elven, Hallvard; Endrestøl, Anders; Finstad, Anders Gravbrøt; Fredriksen, Stein; Gammelmo, Øivind; Gjershaug, Jan Ove; Gulliksen, Bjørn; Hamnes, Inger Sofie; Hatteland, Bjørn Arild; Hegre, Hanne; Hesthagen, Trygve H.; Jelmert, Anders; Jensen, Thomas Correll; Johnsen, Stein Ivar; Karlsbakk, Egil; Magnusson, Christer; Nedreaas, Kjell Harald; Nordén, Björn; Oug, Eivind; Pedersen, Oddvar; Pedersen, Per Anker; Sjøtun, Kjersti; Skei, Jon Kristian; Solstad, Heidi; Sundheim, Leif; Swenson, Jon; Syvertsen, Per Ole; Talgø, Venche; Vandvik, Vigdis; Westergaard, Kristine Bakke; Wienerroither, Rupert; Ytrehus, Bjørnar; Hilmo, Olga; Henriksen, Snorre; Gederaas, Lisbeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    We present the results of an inventory and status assessment of alien species in Norway. The inventory covered all known multicellular neobiota, 2496 in total, 1039 of which were classified as naturalised. The latter ...
  • Sphagnum divinum (sp. nov.) and S. medium Limpr. and their relationship to S. magellanicum Brid. 

    Hassel, Kristian; Kyrkjeeide, Magni Olsen; Yousefi, Narjes; Prestø, Tommy; Stenøien, Hans K.; Shaw, Jonathan A.; Flatberg, Kjell Ivar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Sphagnum magellanicum has been viewed as being a predominantly circumpolar species in the northern hemisphere, but it occurs in the southern hemisphere and was originally described from the southern parts of Chile. It is ...
  • Genetic analysis of four Île Amsterdam sphagna: high morphological divergence within Sphagnum subgenus Subsecunda 

    Karlin, Eric F.; Robinson, Sean C; Hassel, Kristian; Flatberg, Kjell Ivar (Journal article, 2018)
    This study uses microsatellites (SSRs) and nucleotide sequences to explore unresolved questions associated with four of the six Sphagnum species reported for Île Amsterdam: Sphagnum cavernulosum of unknown subgenus, S. ...
  • DNA metabarcoding adds valuable information for management of biodiversity in roadside stormwater ponds 

    Sun, Zhenhua; Majaneva, Markus; Sokolova, Ekaterina; Rauch, Sébastien; Meland, Sondre; Ekrem, Torbjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Stormwater ponds are used to compensate for the adverse effects that road runoff might have on the natural environment. Depending on their design and placement, stormwater ponds can act as both refugia and traps for local ...
  • Systematic re-structure and new species of Sphaerodoridae (Annelida) after morphological revision and molecular phylogenetic analyses of the North East Atlantic fauna 

    Capa, Maria; Nygren, Arne; Parapar, Julio; Bakken, Torkild; Meissner, Karin; Moreira, Juan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Detailed morphological study of more than 2600 North East Atlantic (NEA) sphaerodorids (Sphaerodoridae Annelida) and phylogenetic analyses of DNA sequences of representatives of several identified morphospecies enforced ...
  • Effects of hydropeaking on benthic invertebrate community composition in two central Norwegian rivers 

    Kjærstad, Gaute; Arnekleiv, Jo Vegar; Speed, James David Mervyn; Herland, Anne Karine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Hydropower regulations can have dramatic impacts on river ecological communities. The operation of hydropower stations is related to power demands, but their releases in the receiving water body causes sudden changes in ...
  • Molecular systematics and character evolution in the lichen family Ramalinaceae (Ascomycota: Lecanorales) 

    Kistenich, Sonja; Timdal, Einar; Bendiksby, Mika; Ekman, Stefan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    The Ramalinaceae is the fourth‐largest family of lichenized ascomycetes with 42 genera and 913 species exhibiting considerable morphological variation. Historically, generic boundaries in the Ramalinaceae were primarily ...
  • Trophic interactions and abiotic factors drive functional and phylogenetic structure of vertebrate herbivore communities across the Arctic tundra biome 

    Speed, James David Mervyn; Skjelbred, Ina Åsnes; Barrio, Isabel C.; Martin, Michael David; Berteaux, Dominique; Bueno, Guillermo; Christie, Katie; Forbes, Bruce C.; Forbey, Jennifer; Fortin, Daniel; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Hoset, Katrine Skamfer; Lecomte, Nicolas; Marteinsdottir, Bryndis; Mosbacher, Jesper Bruun; Pedersen, Åshild Ø.; Ravolainen, Virve; Rees, Eileen C.; Skarin, Anna; Sokolova, Natalya; Thornhill, Andrew H; Tombre, Ingunn; Soininen, Eeva M (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Communities are assembled from species that evolve or colonise a given geographic region, and persist in the face of abiotic conditions and interactions with other species. The evolutionary and colonisation histories of ...
  • Long-term changes in northern large-herbivore communities reveal differential rewilding rates in space and time 

    Speed, James David Mervyn; Austrheim, Gunnar; Kolstad, Anders Lorentzen; Solberg, Erling Johan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Herbivores have important impacts on ecological and ecosystem dynamics. Population density and species composition are both important determinants of these impacts. Large herbivore communities are shifting in many parts ...
  • Fiskebiologiske undersøkelser i Beiarelva 2017-19. Årsrapport for 2018 

    Sjursen, Aslak Darre; Rønning, Lars; Arnekleiv, Jo Vegar; Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud (NTNU Vitenskapsmuseet naturhistorisk rapport;, Research report, 2019)
    Med bakgrunn i pålegg fra Miljødirektoratet har Statkraft Energi AS gitt NTNU Vitenskapsmuseet og Fersk -vannsbiologen AS i oppdrag å gjennomføre fiskebiologiske undersøkelser i Beiarelva i perioden 2017 -19 med ...
  • 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 ...
  • Arthoniaceae with reddish, K+ purple ascomata in Japan 

    Frisch, Andreas; Grube, Martin; Kashiwadani, Hiroyuki; Ohmura, Yoshihito (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Arthonia sanguinaria is described as new to science. The East Asian Arthonia lopingensis and the widely distributed Arthonia picea are reported as new to Japan from Honshu and the Ogasawara Islands, respectively. The ...
  • Arthonia toensbergii, a new lichenicolous fungus on Mycoblastus affinis from the boreal rainforests in Norway 

    Frisch, Andreas; Holien, Håkon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Arthonia toensbergii is described from old-growth boreal rainforests in Norway. The new species parasitizes Mycoblastus affinis growing on branches and trunks of Picea abies. It can be recognised among related species by ...
  • Social-Cultural Ecosystem Services of Sea Trout Recreational Fishing in Norway 

    Liu, Yajie; Bailey, Jennifer L.; Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    This paper explores the ecosystem services provided by anadromous brown trout (often termed sea trout) populations in Norway. Sea trout is an important species in both freshwater and marine ecosystems and provides important ...
  • Chironomus rishii sp. n., an enigmatic non-biting midge (Diptera: Chironomidae: Chironominae) from Neotropical region 

    Trivinho-Strixino, Susana; Silva, Fabio (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    A new species of Chironomus Meigen, C. rishii (Diptera: Chironomidae: Chironominae) from Brazil, is described and figured as adults male and female, pupa and larva. Adults of C. rishii sp. n. can be recognized by the ...
  • Ferskvannsbiologiske undersøkelser i Auretjørnelva i Namsos kommune - Vurdering av effekter av vannuttak på fisk og bunndyr 

    Sjursen, Aslak Darre; Rønning, Lars; Kjærstad, Gaute; Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud (NTNU Vitenskapsmuseet naturhistorisk notat;, Research report, 2019)

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