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  • Kunnskapsgrunnlag for vurdering av vannkraft i vernede vassdrag – Verdalsvassdraget som pilot 

    Harby, Atle; Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud; Finstad, Anders Gravbrøt; Sundt, Håkon; Øien, Dag-Inge (SINTEF Energi. Rapport, Research report, 2024)
    NTE har bedt SINTEF Energi og NTNU Vitenskapsmuseet om å gjøre en uavhengig vurdering av hvilket kunnskapsgrunnlag som bør ligge til grunn dersom vernede vassdrag skal vurderes for vannkraftutbygging. Verdalsvassdraget ble ...
  • Overvåkning av anadrome laksefisk i Drevja, Nordland. Resultater fra videoovervåkning 2023 

    Sjursen, Aslak Darre; Rønning, Lars; Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud (NTNU Vitenskapsmuseet naturhistorisk rapport;, Research report, 2024)
  • Overvåkning av anadrome laksefisk i Fjærevassdraget, Nordland. Resultater fra videoovervåkning 2023 

    Sjursen, Aslak Darre; Rønning, Lars; Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud (NTNU Vitenskapsmuseet naturhistorisk notat;, Research report, 2024)
  • Tracking aquatic animals for fisheries management in European waters 

    Özgül, Aytaç; Birnie-Gauvin, Kim; Abecasis, David; Alós, Josep; Aarestrup, Kim; Reubens, Jan; Bolland, Jonathan; Lök, Altan; Edwards, J; Pengal, Polona; Prchalová, Marie; Říha, Milan; Pickholtz, Renanel; Vollset, Knut; Afonso, Pedro; Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud; Arlinghaus, Robert; Ünal, Vahdet; Lennox, Robert (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2024)
    Acoustic telemetry (AT) has emerged as a valuable tool for monitoring aquatic animals in both European inland and marine waters over the past two decades. The European Tracking Network (ETN) initiative has played a pivotal ...
  • When standard DNA barcodes do not work for species identifcation: intermixed mitochondrial haplotypes in the Jaera albifrons complex(Crustacea: Isopoda) 

    Nymoen, August Rustad; Kongsrud, Jon Anders; Willassen, Endre; Bakken, Torkild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2024)
    Here, we characterise the standard “Folmer region” of the mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 (CO1) marker and a fragment of nuclear 28S marker in four species of the Jaera albifrons complex. Jaera albifrons (Leach, ...
  • Diversity, habitat endemicity and trophic ecology of the fauna of Loki’s Castle vent field on the Arctic Mid-Ocean Ridge 

    Eilertsen, Mari Heggernes; Kongsrud, Jon Anders; Tandberg, Anne Helene S.; Alvestad, Tom; Budaeva, Nataliya; Martell, Luis; Ramalho, Sofia P.; Falkenhaug, Tone; Huys, Rony; Oug, Eivind; Bakken, Torkild; Høisæter, Tore; Rauch, Cessa; Carvalho, Francisca Maria Correia de; Savchenko, Alexandra; Ulvatn, Tone; Kongshavn, Katrine; Berntsen, Cassandra Mari; Olsen, Bernt Rydland; Pedersen, Rolf B. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2024)
    Loki’s Castle Vent Field (LCVF, 2300 m) was discovered in 2008 and represents the first black-smoker vent field discovered on the Arctic Mid-Ocean Ridge (AMOR). However, a comprehensive faunal inventory of the LCVF has not ...
  • Overvåkning av anadrome laksefisk i Hopvassdraget, Nordland 

    Sjursen, Aslak Darre; Rønning, Lars; Eldøy, Sindre Håvarstein; Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud (NTNU Vitenskapsmuseet naturhistorisk notat;, Research report, 2024)
  • Interspecific competition impacts the occupancy and range limits of two ptarmigan species along the elevation gradient in Norway 

    Mandeville, Caitlin Marie; Finstad, Anders Gravbrøt; Kålås, John Atle; Stokke, Bård Gunnar; Øien, Ingar Jostein; Nilsen, Erlend Birkeland (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
    Many mountain species are expected to respond to climate change through upslope shifts of their range limits, but competition may restrict or alter this response. Under traditional range-limit theory, it is expected that ...
  • Actuarial senescence progresses similarly across sites and species in four boreal orchids 

    Tholstrup, Ditte Wiig; Sletvold, Nina; Øien, Dag-Inge; Moen, Asbjørn; Colchero, Fernando; Dahlgren, Johan Petter (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
    1. Whole-plant senescence, defined as a decrease in individual fitness as an organism grows older, has often been assumed to not occur in plants; however, it has now been detected in a range of plant taxa. Still, reported ...
  • Ancestry testing of "Old Tom," a killer whale central to mutualistic interactions with human whalers 

    Reeves, Isabella; Totterdell, John A.; Betty, Emma; Donnelly, David M.; George, Angela; Holmes, Steven; Moller, Luciana; Stockin, Karen; Wellard, Rebecca; White, Charlie; Foote, Andrew David (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    Cooperative hunting between humans and killer whales (Orcinus orca) targeting baleen whales was reported in Eden, New South Wales, Australia, for almost a century. By 1928, whaling operations had ceased, and local killer ...
  • Species delimitation and phylogenetic relationships of the Prionospio complex (Annelida, Spionidae) in the Northeast Atlantic 

    Hektoen, Martin Mejdell; Bakken, Torkild; Ekrem, Torbjørn; Radashevsky, Vasily I.; Dunshea, Glenn John (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
    The Prionospio complex comprises the most diverse and complex group within the polychaete family Spionidae. The phylogenetic relationships within the group are still poorly understood, and the generic breakdown is unstable. ...
  • Områdebruk til sjøørret ved Ørin, Verdalselva 

    Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud; Sjursen, Aslak Darre; Rønning, Lars; Daverdin, Marc; Davidsen, Anette Sophie Grimsrud; Eldøy, Sindre Håvarstein (NTNU Vitenskapsmuseet naturhistorisk rapport, Research report, 2023)
  • How genomics can help biodiversity conservation 

    Theissinger, Kathrin; Fernandes, Carlos; Formenti, Giulio; Bista, Iliana; Berg, Paul Ragnar; Bleidorn, Christoph; Bombarely, Aureliano; Crottini, Angelica; Gallo, Guido R.; Godoy, José A.; Jentoft, Sissel; Malukiewicz, Joanna; Mouton, Alice; Oomen, Rebekah Alice; Paez, Sadye; Palsbøll, Per J.; Pampoulie, Christophe; Ruiz-López, María J.; Secomandi, Simona; Svardal, Hannes; Theofanopoulou, Constantina; de Vries, Jan; Waldvogel, Ann-Marie; Zhang, Guojie; Jarvis, Erich D.; Bálint, Miklós; Ciofi, Claudio; Waterhouse, Robert M.; Mazzoni, Camila J.; Höglund, Jacob; Aghayan, Sargis A.; Alioto, Tyler S.; Almudí, Isabel; Alvarez, Nadir; Alves, Paulo C.; do Rosario, Isabel R. Amorim; Antunes, Agostinho; Arribas, Paula; Baldrian, Petr; Bertorelle, Giorgio; Böhne, Astrid; Bonisoli-Alquati, Andrea; Boštjančić, Ljudevit L.; Boussau, Bastien; Breton, Catherine M.; Buzan, Elena; Campos, Paula F.; Carreras, Carlos; Castro, L. Filipe C.; Chueca, Luis J.; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius; Heintzman, Peter D.; Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd; Matschiner, Michael; Zammit, Gabrielle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
    The availability of public genomic resources can greatly assist biodiversity assessment, conservation, and restoration efforts by providing evidence for scientifically informed management decisions. Here we survey the main ...
  • GRUPS-rs, a high-performance ancient DNA genetic relatedness estimation software relying on pedigree simulations 

    Lefeuvre, Maël; Martin, Michael David; Jay, Flora; Marsolier, Marie-Claude; Bon, Céline (Journal article, 2024)
    Background: The study of fine-grain genetic kinship ties (parents, siblings, cousins, etc.) from ancient remains is nowgaining significant interest within the field of paleogenetics, as a means of deciphering the social ...
  • Genetic Load and Adaptive Potential of a Recovered Avian Species that Narrowly Avoided Extinction 

    Femerling, Georgette; van Oosterhout, Cock; Feng, Shaohong; Bristol, Rachel M.; Zhang, Guojie; Groombridge, Jim; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius; Morales, Hernán E (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
    High genetic diversity is a good predictor of long-term population viability, yet some species persevere despite having low genetic diversity. Here we study the genomic erosion of the Seychelles paradise flycatcher ...
  • Recommendations for quantitative uncertainty consideration in ecology and evolution 

    Simmonds, Emily Grace; Adjei, Kwaku Peprah; Cretois, Benjamin; Dickel, Lisa; González-Gil, Ricardo; Laverick, Jack H; Mandeville, Caitlin Marie; Mandeville, Elizabeth G; Ovaskainen, Otso Tapio; Sicacha-Parada, Jorge; Skarstein, Emma Sofie; O'Hara, Robert Brian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    Ecological and evolutionary studies are currently failing to achieve complete and consistent reporting of model-related uncertainty. We identify three key barriers – a focus on parameter-related uncertainty, obscure ...
  • Tardigrade diversity and community composition across Norwegian boreal forests 

    Guidetti, Roberto; Jönsson, K. Ingemar; Kaczmarek, Łukasz; Meier, Terje; Speed, James David Mervyn; Prestø, Tommy; Stur, Elisabeth; Topstad, Lasse; Cesari, Michele; Roszkowska, Milena; Zawierucha, Krzysztof; Hassel, Kristian; Ekrem, Torbjørn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    Tardigrades are common in many terrestrial environments and habitats. Although little is known on their ecological preferences, previous studies found diversity and community composition significantly affected by various ...
  • Modellering av heildekkande utbreiingskart for arter: Bakgrunn, konsept og arbeidsflyt 

    Finstad, Anders Gravbrøt; Herfindal, Ivar; Perrin, Sam Wenaas; O'Hara, Bob; Chipperfield, Joseph; Töpper, Joachim Paul (NTNU Gjærevollsenteret;1/2024, Research report, 2024)
    Ei heilskapleg kartlegging av naturverdiar er avgjerande for ei kunnskapsbasert forvalting av natur. Avvegingar mellom naturverdiar og andre samfunnsinteresser kan ikkje gjerast verken på internasjonalt, nasjonalt, regionalt ...
  • A paleogenomic investigation of overharvest implications in an endemic wild reindeer subspecies 

    Kellner, Fabian Laszlo; Le Moullec, Mathilde; Ellegaard, Martin Rene; Rosvold, Jørgen; Peeters, Bart; Burnett, Hamish Andrew; Pedersen, Åshild Ønvik; Brealey, Jaelle C.; Dussex, Nicolas; Bieker, Vanessa Carina; Hansen, Brage Bremset; Martin, Michael David (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
    Overharvest can severely reduce the abundance and distribution of a species and thereby impact its genetic diversity and threaten its future viability. Overharvest remains an ongoing issue for Arctic mammals, which due to ...
  • Peatland restoration in Norway – evaluation of ongoing monitoring and identification of plant indicators of restoration success 

    Kyrkjeeide, Magni Olsen; Jokerud, Mari; Mehlhoop, Anne Catriona; Lunde, Linn Marie Foldnes; Fandrem, Marte; Lyngstad, Anders (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
    Norway launched a national action plan on wetland restoration in 2016. So far, 90% of the restoration effort has been on peatland restoration, with about 140 mires restored so far. There are three main restoration goals ...

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