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My scientific publications are listed here

Academic article
  • 2020. Foraging success in planktivorous fish increases with topographic blockage of prey distributions. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 129-142.
  • 2020. Diel vertical movements determine spatial interactions between cod, pelagic fish and krill on an Arctic shelf bank. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 13-23.
  • 2020. Body size adaptions under climate change: Zooplankton community more important than temperature or food abundance in model of a zooplanktivorous fish. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 1-18.
  • 2019. No room for dessert: A mechanistic model of prey selection in gut-limited predatory fish. Fish and Fisheries. 1-17.
  • 2019. Light comfort zone in a mesopelagic fish emerges from adaptive behaviour along a latitudinal gradient. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 161-174.
  • 2019. Evolution of a portfolio-based design in ecology: a three-year design cycle. UNIPED. 60-73.
  • 2019. Dying from the lesser of three evils: facilitation and non-consumptive effects emerge in a model with multiple predators. Oikos. 1-11.
  • 2018. Caught in broad daylight: Topographic constraints of zooplankton depth distributions. Limnology and Oceanography. 849-859.
  • 2018. Atlantic bluefin tuna spawn at suboptimal temperatures for their offspring. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences.
  • 2017. The effects of light, darkness and intermittent feeding on the growth and survival of reared Atlantic bonito and Atlantic bluefin tuna larvae. Aquaculture. 233-239.
  • 2017. Coupling survey data with drift model results suggests that local spawning is important for Calanus finmarchicus production in the Barents Sea. Journal of Marine Systems. 69-76.
  • 2016. Scaling laws in phytoplankton nutrient uptake affinity. Frontiers in Marine Science. 1-6.
  • 2015. Optimality and rule-based models for larval fish behavior. Vie et milieu (1980). 115-120.
  • 2015. Modelling harvesting strategies for the lobster fishery in northern Europe: the importance of protecting egg-bearing females. Population Ecology. 237-251.
  • 2015. Effects of temperature and food availability on larval cod survival: A model for behaviour in vertical gradients. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 199-212.
  • 2015. Effects of copepod size on fish growth: A model based on data for North Sea sandeel. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 235-243.
  • 2015. An effective algorithm for approximating adaptive behavior in seasonal environments. Ecological Modelling. 20-30.
  • 2014. Vertical salmon lice behaviour as a response to environmental conditions and its influence on regional dispersion in a fjord system. Aquaculture Environment Interactions. 127-141.
  • 2014. The emotion system promotes diversity and evolvability. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences.
  • 2014. Size-related differences in growth and survival in piscivorous fish larvae fed different prey types. Aquaculture. 94-101.
  • 2014. Predator-prey encounter and capture rates in turbulent environments. Limnology and Oceanography. 85-105.
  • 2014. Modelling emergent trophic strategies in plankton. Journal of Plankton Research. 862-868.
  • 2014. Can behavioural ecology unite hypotheses for fish recruitment? ICES Journal of Marine Science. 909-917.
  • 2013. Trait-based models of nutrient uptake in microbes extend the Michaelis-Menten framework. Limnology and Oceanography. 193-202.
  • 2013. Optimal foraging in marine ecosystem models: selectivity, profitability and switching. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 91-101.
  • 2013. Effects of the emotion system on adaptive behavior. American Naturalist. 689-703.
  • 2013. Effects of prey size structure and turbulence on feeding and growth of anchovy larvae. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 1045-1063.
  • 2013. Effect of food deprivation on distribution of larval and early juvenile cod in experimental vertical temperature and light gradients. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 191-201.
  • 2013. A mass-balanced pelagic ecosystem model with size-structured behaviourally adaptive zooplankton and fish. Ecological Modelling. 54-63.
  • 2011. Parental migration, climate and thermal exposure of larvae: spawning in southern regions gives Northeast Arctic cod a warm start. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 255-262.
  • 2011. Model of optimal behaviour in fish larvae predicts that food availability determines survival, but not growth. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 207-219.
  • 2011. Do accurate stock estimates increase harvest and reduce variability in fisheries yields? Natural Resource Modeling. 222-241.
  • 2011. Cannibalism among size classes of larvae may be a substantial mortality component in tuna. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 205-219.
  • 2010. Seasonal plankton-fish interactions: light regime, prey phenology, and herring foraging. Ecology. 311-318.
  • 2010. Modelling fishing-induced adaptations and consequences for natural mortality. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 1086-1097.
  • 2009. What can size distributions within cohorts tell us about ecological processes in fish larvae? Scientia Marina. 119-130.
  • 2009. Vertical distribution of larval cod (Gadus morhua) in experimental temperature gradients. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 16-22.
  • 2009. The adaptive value of energy storage and capital breeding in seasonal environments. Oikos. 363-370.
  • 2009. Size-selective fishing gear and life history evolution in the Northeast Arctic cod. Evolutionary Applications. 356-370.
  • 2009. Modeling rule-based behavior: habitat selection and the growth-survival trade-off in larval cod. Behavioral Ecology. 490-500.
  • 2009. Modeling growth of larval cod (Gadus morhua) in large-scale seasonal and latitudinal environmental gradients. Deep-sea research. Part II, Topical studies in oceanography. 2001-2011.
  • 2009. Coastal water darkening and implications for mesopelagic regime shifts in Norwegian fjords. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 39-49.
  • 2009. A common garden experiment of larval Northeast Arctic and Norwegian coastal cod cohorts in replicated mesocosms. Deep-sea research. Part II, Topical studies in oceanography. 1984-1991.
  • 2008. The evolution of spawning migrations: State dependence and fishing-induced changes. Ecology. 3436-3448.
  • 2008. Relationships between spawning ground identity, latitude and early life thermal exposure in Northeast Arctic cod. Journal of Northwest Atlantic Fishery Science. 13-22.
  • 2008. Modelling growth of larval anchovies including diel feeding patterns, temperature and body size. Journal of Plankton Research. 1369-1383.
  • 2008. Fisheries-induced evolution of energy and sex allocation. Bulletin of marine science. 235-250.
  • 2008. Distribution, identity, and possible processes sustaining meso- and bathypelagic scattering layers on the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Deep-sea research. Part II, Topical studies in oceanography. 45-58.
  • 2007. Modelling feeding, growth, and habitat selection in larval Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua): observations and model predictions in a macrocosm environment. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 136-151.
  • 2007. Linking behavioural ecology and oceanography: larval behaviour determines growth, mortality and dispersal. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 195-205.
  • 2007. Estimating larval fish growth under size-dependent mortality: a numerical analysis of bias. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 554-562.
  • 2007. Early is better: seasonal egg fitness and timing of reproduction in a zooplankton life-history model. Oikos. 1331-1342.
  • 2007. Drift, growth and survival of larval Northeast Arctic cod with simple rules of behaviour. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 207-219.
  • 2007. Could Biscay Bay Anchovy recruit through a spatial loophole? Progress in Oceanography. 132-148.
  • 2007. Copepod mating: chance or choice? Journal of Plankton Research. 1023-1030.
  • 2006. The logic of skipped spawning in fish. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 200-211.
  • 2006. State-dependent energy allocation in cod (Gadus morhua). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 186-199.
  • 2005. Using individual-based model for assessment of sea turtle population viability. Population Ecology. 179-191.
  • 2005. The combined effect of transport and temperature on distribution and growth of larvae and pelagic juveniles of Arcto-Norwegian cod. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 1375-1386.
  • 2005. Piscivorous fish patrol krill swarms. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 1-5.
  • 2005. Piscivorous fish patrol krill swarms. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 1-5.
  • 2005. Multiple predators in the pelagic: modelling behavioural cascades. Journal of Animal Ecology. 423-429.
  • 2005. Meta-ecosystems and biological energy transport from ocean to coast: the ecological importance of herring migration. Oecologia. 443-451.
  • 2004. Ontogenetic vertical distribution patterns in small copepods: field observations and model predictions. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 49-63.
  • 2003. Predicting polygonous settlement while incorporating varying female competitive strength. Behavioral Ecology. 257-267.
  • 2002. The influence of turbidity on growth and survival of fish larvae: a numerical analysis. Hydrobiologia. 49-59.
  • 2002. Stock-environment recruitment models for Norwegian spring spawning herring (Clupea harengus). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 211-217.
  • 2002. Process-based models of feeding and prey selection in larval fish. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 151-164.
  • 2000. The adaptive timing of diapause - a search for evolutionarily robust strategies in Calanus finmarchicus. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 1825-1833.
  • 2000. State-dependent spawning migration in Norwegian spring-spawning herring. Journal of Fish Biology. 138-162.
  • 2000. State-dependent spawning migration in Norwegian spring-spawning herring. Journal of Fish Biology. 138-162.
  • 2000. A dynamic optimisation model for the behaviour of tunas at ocean fronts. Fisheries Oceanography. 328-342.
  • 1999. Modelling growth and ingestion processes in herring Clupea harengus larvae. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 273-289.
  • 1998. Modelling the influence of light, turbulence and ontogeny on ingestion rates in larval cod and herring. Fisheries Oceanography. 355-363.
  • 1998. Modelling spatial dynamics of fish. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries. 57-81.
  • 1998. A model of optimal life history and diel vertical migration in Calanus finmarchicus. Sarsia. 129-147.
  • 1997. Ideal free distribution of copepods under predation risk. Ecological Modelling. 45-59.
  • 1997. Ideal free distribution of copepods under predation risk. Ecological Modelling. 45-59.
  • 1997. Allocation patterns and diel vertical migration: Modeling the optimal Daphnia. Ecology. 1446-1456.
  • 1995. Vertical distribution and population dynamics of copepods by dynamic optimization. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 483-503.
  • 1995. A Spatially Explicit Fitness-based Model of Capelin Migrations the Barents Sea. Fisheries Oceanography. 193-208.
  • 1994. Visual predators, environmental variables and zooplankton mortality risk. Vie et milieu (1980). 1-9.
Report
  • 2016. Survey report from the CODFUN 2016114 Barents Sea survey 5.-11. oktober 2016. 41-2016. 41-2016. .
  • 2013. Sognefjorden – en oppsummering av litteratur og kunnskapsstatus om fjordøkologi og vannkraftutbygging. Kunnskapsinnhenting. .
  • 2000. Recruitment variability in Norwegian spring-spawning herring (Clupea harengus L.): the effect of temperature in larval drift trajectories. N:08. N:08. .
  • 2000. Recruitment variability in Norwegian spring-spawning herring (Clupea harengus L.): the effect of temperature in larval drift trajectories. N:08. N:08. .
  • 2000. Experiments and models as reciprocal tools to understand environmental links in recruitment dynamics. R:02. R:02. .
  • 2000. Experiments and models as reciprocal tools to understand environmental links in recruitment dynamics. R:02. R:02. .
  • 1996. Økologisk modellering av Barentshavet: sluttrapport. .
  • 1994. Summary of data from enclosure experiments on phytoplankton blooms at Espegrend in 1986-1993. 36. 36. .
  • 1994. Capelin migrations in the Barents Sea - a spatially explicit fitnessbased model. R:7. R:7. .
Lecture
  • 2019. Meritteringsordning for fremragende undervisere - hva har vi erfart og hvor er vi. Paneldebatt.
  • 2018. How Norway went SoTL.
  • 2015. Undervisingsleiing – mellom to kulturar.
  • 2015. Kvalitet i høyere utdanning – Hva er det? Hvordan kan vi fremme det?
Academic lecture
  • 2020. The enigmatic spawning strategy of Bluefin Tuna.
  • 2020. Bathymetry Structures Predator-prey Dynamics between Zooplankton and Fish in Marine Pelagic Ecosystems.
  • 2019. Bathymetry structures predator-prey dynamics between zooplankton and fish in marine pelagic ecosystems.
  • 2018. Portfolio assessment in biology: following a three-year design cycle.
  • 2018. KD hos bioCEED.
  • 2018. Building the Research Teaching Nexus in Ecology: Three Courses to Get There.
  • 2017. Korleis få professorar med på ein kollegial SoTL-kultur?
  • 2017. In situ study of the functional response of cod to capelin using broadband acoustics and trawl sampling.
  • 2016. Climate responses of Calanus finmarchicus in a high latitude system.
  • 2014. Linking models and data: Can we find the spawning areas of Calanus finmarchicus?
  • 2013. Effects of temperature and food availability on larval cod survival: a model for behaviour in vertical gradients.
  • 2012. The value of an egg. Southern spawning dampens effect of climate on recruitment in Northeast Arctic cod.
  • 2011. The value of an egg – spawning migrations in the Northeast Arctic cod.
  • 2009. Predators in turbulent waters: an analytical model and a numerical test.
  • 2006. Modelling habitat selection in zooplankton.
  • 2006. Fish deep in debt.
  • 2006. Effects of gear selectivity on harvest-induced life history evolution in Northeast Arctic cod.
  • 2006. Effects of fisheries on energy- and sex-allocation in slow-growing hermaphrodites such as groupers.
  • 2006. Effects of fisheries on energy and sex allocation in slow-growing hermaphrodites such as groupers.
  • 2006. Effects of different management regimes on harvest-induced life history evolution in Northeast Arctic cod.
  • 2006. Behavioural ecology in fisheries oceanography.
  • 2005. The role of vertical behaviour in larval fish drift and growth.
  • 2005. Modelling fisheries-induced life history evolution in the Northeast Arctic cod.
  • 2005. Modelling behaviour and life history traits in zooplankton and fish.
  • 2005. Larval fish visual feeding and turbulence.
  • 2005. Is larval fish food limited?
  • 2005. Fisheries-induced life history evolution reduces per-biomass egg production of the Northeast Arctic cod stock.
  • 2004. Skipped spawning is common for the Northeast Arctic cod in a life-history energy allocation model.
  • 2004. Effects of a variable food intake on population dynamics and reproduction in the Northeast Arctic cod.
  • 2003. Size-dependent distribution patterns in the pelagic - a top-down perspective.
  • 2003. Kjønnsmoden torsk gyter ikke hvert år.
  • 2003. Evaluation of harvest control rules: simple one-parameter vs. complex multi-parameter strategies.
  • 2002. Size and temperature dependent growth in cod larvae.
  • 2002. Process-based models of feeding and prey selection in larval fish.
  • 2002. Modelling the influence of light and turbidity on behaviour and population dynamics.
  • 2001. Secondary production in the sea and responses to climate change.
  • 2001. Optimal state-dependent allocation to growth or reproduction in cod.
  • 2001. Laboratory and field estimates of larval growth of cod: how do they compare?
  • 2000. Modelling growth processes in cod larvae: assesing the relative importance of food and temperature.
Reader opinion piece
  • 2004. Reply to Horizons Article "Some ideas about the role of lipids in the life cycle of Calanus finmarchicus" Irigoien (2004): II. Journal of Plankton Research. 981-981.
Short communication
  • 2015. Prey selectivity in piscivorous bluefin tuna larvae reared in the laboratory. Journal of Plankton Research. 2-5.
Masters thesis
  • 2006. Estimating larval fish growth under size-dependent mortality: a numerical analysis of bias.
  • 2006. Effects of fisheries on energy- and sex-allocation in groupers.
  • 2006. Distribution of scattering layers across the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
  • 2006. A comparative study of larval cod cohorts exposed to different feeding conditions.
  • 2004. Evaluation of harvest control rules : simple one-parameter versus complex multi-parameter strategies. 37 bl.
Popular scientific article
  • 2006. Torskens tilpasning til klima og havstrømmer. Cicerone. 34-35.
  • 2006. Fra kjempetorsk på Møre til dverger langs Finnmarkskysten. Cicerone. 32-33.
  • 2001. Models, global change and adaptive behaviour. GLOBEC International Newletter. 30-31.
  • 1998. Matematiske modeller for atferd og livsstrategi. Naturen. 257-263.
Feature article
  • 2016. Vi bør gjøre noe med undervisningen. Bergens Tidende.
  • 2016. Mer enn forelesninger. Forskerforum. 39-39.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2019. Three-dimensional zooplankton distributions seen through the lens of fish in the Barents Sea.
  • 2019. Light and visual foraging in the pelagic: Opportunities and constraints along gradients of seasonality.
  • 2019. Drivers of variation in the predator-prey interaction between cod and capelin in the Barents Sea.
  • 2009. From environment to survival : foraging and bioenergetic models of anchovy and tuna larvae.
  • 2007. Life history adaptations to seasonality.
  • 2005. Fisheries-induced life history evolution in cod.
  • 1997. Functional models of life strategies in zooplankton and fish. -.
Interview
  • 2016. På nett med studentane.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • 2001. Chapter 4. Theoretical and statistical models in natural resource management and research. 16 pages.
Abstract
  • 2005. Modeling growth and prey selection for larval cod (Gadus morhua) on Georges Bank. ICES CM Documents.
Poster
  • 2020. Training and Communication Across Disciplines and Methodological Approaches in Marine Science.
  • 2020. The Enigmatic Spawning Strategy of Bluefin Tuna.
  • 2017. Do predation from fish structure zooplankton communities in the Barents Sea?
  • 2017. A role for foraging theory in fisheries management? A mechanistic approach to prey selection in Barents Sea cod.
  • 2013. Predator-prey encounter and capture rates in turbulent environments.
  • 2000. Predicting polygynous settlement while incorporating varying female despotism.
Academic literature review
  • 2012. Predator-prey encounter and capture rates for plankton in turbulent environments. 14-32.
  • 2010. Predator-prey encounter rates in turbulent water: Analytical models and numerical tests. 171-179.
  • 2010. Modelling encounter rates and distribution of mobile predators and prey. 93-104.

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