Publications from the SeaSalar project

Aykanat, T., Rasmussen, M., Ozerov, M., Niemelä, E., Paulin, L., Vähä, J.-P., Hindar, K., Wennevik, V., Pedersen, T., Svenning, M.-A., Primmer, C.R. 2020. Life history genomic regions explain differences in Atlantic salmon marine diet specialization. Journal of Animal Ecology doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.13324.

Burton, T., Ugedal, O., Karlsson, S., Thorstad, E.B. & Bolstad, G. 2024. Using scale-derived estmates of body ize in analyses of fish life-history variation: a cautionary note. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 10.1139/cjfas-2023-0154.

Czorlich, Y., Aykanat, T., Erkinaro, J., Orell, P. & Primmer, C.R. 2022. Rapid evolution in salmon life history induced by direct and indirect effects of fishing. Science 10.1126/science.abg5980.

Diaz Pauli, B., Berntsen, H.H.,Thorstad, E.B., Homrum, E., Lusseau, S.M., Wennevik, V. & Utne, K.R. 2023. Rapidly increasing abundance of pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean and in Norwegian rivers. ICES Journal of Marine Science 80: 76-90.

Falkegård, M., Lennox, R.J., Thorstad, E., Einum, S., Fiske, P., Garmo, Ø., Garseth, Å., Skoglund, H., Solberg, M., Utne, K.R., Vollset, K.W., Vøllestad, L.A., Wennevik, V. & Forseth, T. 2023. Predation of Atlantic salmon across ontogenetic stages and impacts on populations. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2023-0029.

Gilbey, J., Utne, K.R., Wennevik, V., Beck, A.C., Kausrud, K., Hindar, K., Garcia de Leaniz, C., Cherbonne, C., Coughlan, J., Cross, T.F., Dillane, E., Ensing, D., García-Vázquez, E., Hole, L.R., Holm, M., Holst, J.C., Jacobsen, J.A., Jensen, A.J., Karlsson, S., Ó Maoiléidigh, N., Mork, K.A., Nielsen, E.E., Nøttestad, L., Primmer, C.R., Prodöhl, P., Prusov, S., Stevens, J.R., Thomas, K., Whelan, K., McGinnity, P. & Verspoor, E., 2021. The early marine distribution of Atlantic salmon in the North-east Atlantic: a genetically informed stock-specific synthesis. Fish and Fisheries doi:10.1111/faf.12587. 

Harvey, A., Skaala, Ø., Borgstrøm, R., Fjeldheim, P. T., Christine Andersen, K., Rong Utne, K., Askeland Johnsen, I., Fiske, P., Winterthun, S., Knutar, S., Sægrov, H., Urdal, K. & Alan Glover, K. 2022. Time series covering up to four decades reveals major changes and drivers of marine growth and proportion of repeat spawners in an Atlantic salmon population. Ecology and Evolution, 12, e8780. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.8780.

Hedger, R.D., Kjellman, E.B., Thorstad, E.B., Strøm, J.F. & Rikardsen, A.H. 2022. Diving and feeding of adult Atlantic salmon when migrating through the coastal zone in Norway. Environmental Biology of Fishes 105: 589–604.

Hellenbrecht, L.M. 2020. Feeding of wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) post-smolts in four Norwegian fjords. Master thesis, University of Bergen.

Hellenbrecht, L.M., Utne, K.R., Karlsen, Ø., Glover, K.A. & Wennevik, V. 2023. Diet analysis of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) post-smolts after the ecological regime shift in the Northeast Atlantic. Fisheries Research 262: 106672.

Jensen, A.J., Hagen, I.J., Czorlich, Y., Bolstad, G., Bremset, G., Finstad, B., Hindar, K., Skaala, Ø. & Karlsson, S. 2022. Large-effect loci mediate rapid adaptation of salmon body size after river regulation. PNAS 119(44) e2207634119.

Kaland, H., Harvey, A.C., Skaala, Ø., Wennevik, V., Besnier, F., Fjeldheim, P.T., Knutar, S., Andersen, K.C., Glover, K.A. 2023. DNA and scale reading to identify repeat spawning in Atlantic salmon: Unique insights into patterns of iteroparity. Evolutionary Applications 16: 1921-1936.

Lennox, R.J., Berntsen, H.B., Garseth, Å.H., Hinch, S.G., Hindar, K., Ugedal, O., Utne, K.R., Vollset, K.W., Whoriskey, F.G. & Thorstad, E.B. 2023. Prospects for the future of pink salmon in three oceans: from the native Pacific to the novel Arctic and Atlantic. Fish and Fisheries doi.org/10.1111/faf.12760.

O'Sullivan, R.J., Ozerov, M., Bolstad, G.H., Gilbey, J., Jacobsen, J.A., Erkinaro, J., Rikardsen, A.H., Hindar, K. & Aykanat, T. 2022. Genetic stock identification reveals greater use of an oceanic feeding ground around the Faroe Islands by multi-sea winter Atlantic salmon, with variation in use across reporting groups. ICES Journal of Marine Science doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsac182.

Pardo, S.A., Bolstad, G.H., Dempson, J.B., April, J., Jones, R.A., Raab, D. & Hutchings, J.A. 2021. Trends in marine survival of Atlantic salmon populations in eastern Canada. ICES Journal of Marine Science doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsab118.

Persson, L., Raunsgard, A., Thorstad, E.B., Østborg, G., Urdal, K., Sægrov, H., Ugedal, O., Hindar, K., Karlsson, S., Fiske, P. & Bolstad, G. 2022. Iteroparity and its contribution to life-history variation in Atlantic salmon. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences doi/10.1139/cjfas-2022-0126.

Power, M., Thorstad, E.B., Forseth, T. & Fiske, P. 2023. Temporal shifts in the marine feeding of individual Atlantic salmon inferred from scale isotope ratios. Ecology and Evolution 13: e10656.

Rikardsen, A.H., Righton, D., Strøm, J.F., Thorstad, E.B., Gargan, P., Sheehan, T., Økland, F., Chittenden, C.M., Hedger, R.H., Næsje, T.F., Renkawitz, M., Sturlaugsson, J., Javierre, P.C., Baktoft, H., Davidsen, J.G., Halttunen, E., Wright, S. Finstad, B. & Aarestrup, K. 2021. Redefining the oceanic distribution of Atlantic salmon. Scientific Reports 11: 12266.

Strøm J.F., Thorstad E.B. & Rikardsen A.H. 2020. Thermal habitat of adult Atlantic salmon in a warming ocean. Journal of Fish Biology 96: 327-336 DOI: 11.1111/jfb.14187.

Strøm, J.F., Ugedal, O., Rikardsen, A.H. & Thorstad, E.B. 2023. Marine food consumption by adult Atlantic salmon and energetic impacts of increased ocean temperatures caused by climate change. Hydrobiologia https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-023-05234-2.

Strøm, J.F., Rikardsen, A.H., Campana, S., Righton, D.A., Carr, J., Aarestrup, K., Stokesbury, M., Gargan, P., Javierre, P.C. & Thorstad, E.B. 2019. Ocean predation and mortality of adult Atlantic salmon. Scientific Reports 9:7890. 

Thorstad, E.B., Bliss, D., Breau, C., Damon-Randall, K., Sundt-Hansen, L.E., Hatfield, E., Horsburgh, G., Hansen, H, Ó Maoiléidigh, N., Sheehan, T. & Sutton, S.G. 2021. Atlantic salmon in a rapidly changing environment - facing the challenges of reduced marine survival and climate change. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 31: 2654-2665 doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3624. 

Utne, K., Skagseth, Ø., Wennevik, V., Broms, C.T., Melle, W. & Thorstad, E.B. 2022. Impacts of a changing ecosystem on the feeding and feeding conditions for Atlantic salmon during the first months at sea. Frontiers in Marine Science 9: 824614. 

Utne, K.R., Thoms, K., Jacobsen, J.A., Fall, J., Ó Maoiléidigh, N. Broms, C., & Melle, W., 2020. Feeding interactions between Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar Linnaeus) post-smolts and other planktivorous fish in the Northeast Atlantic. Canadian Journal og Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2020-0037.

Utne, K.R., Pauli, B.D., Haugland, M., Jacobsen, J.A., Ó Maoiléidigh, N., Melle, W., Broms, C.T., Nøttestad, L., Holm, M., Thomas, K. & Wennevik, V. 2021. Poor feeding opportunities and reduced condition factor for salmon post-smolts in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean. ICES Journal of Marine Science 78: 2844-2857. https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsab163.

Vollset, K.W. & Krkosek, M. 2021. Delayed maturity does not offset negative impact afflicted by ectoparasitism in salmon. Theoretical Ecology 14: 429-443.

Vollset, K.W., Barlaup, B.T. & Friedland, K.D. 2019. Context-dependent impact of an ectoparasite on early marine growth in Atlantic salmon. Aquaculture 507: 266-274. doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2019.04.038.

Vollset, K.W., Lennox, R.J., Mahlum, S., Näslund, J., Larsen, M.H., Thorstad, E.B., Frechette, D., Finstad, B. & Davidsen, J.G. 2018. Size dependent effects of passive integrated transponders (PIT-tags) on early life stages of salmon: a preliminary literature review. LFI rapport nr. 324.

Vollset, K.W., Lennox, R.J., Thorstad, E.B., Auer, S., Bär, K., Larsen, M.H., Mahlum, S., Näslund, J., Stryhn, H.& Dohoo, I. 2020. Systematic review and meta-analysis of PIT tagging effects on mortality and growth of juvenile salmonids. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries doi.org/10.1007/s11160-020-09611-1.

Vollset, K.W., Urdal, K., Utne, K., Thorstad, E.B., Sægrov, H., Raunsgard, A., Skagseth, Ø., Lennox, R.J., Østborg, G.M., Ugedal, O., Jensen, A.J., Bolstad, G. & Fiske, P. 2022. Ecological regime shift in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean revealed from the unprecedented reduction in marine growth of Atlantic salmon. Science Advances 8: doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abk2542.



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