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Amund Maage

Fagdirektør, Marine Director
  • E-mailAmund.Maage@uib.no
  • Phone+47 950 25 505
  • Visitor Address
    Realfagbygget, Allégt. 41
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 BERGEN
Academic article
  • 2020. Cadmium in brown crab Cancer pagurus. Effects of location, season, cooking and multiple physiological factors and consequences for food safety. Science of the Total Environment. 1-11.
  • 2019. Tracing Mercury Pollution along the Norwegian Coast via Elemental, Speciation, and Isotopic Analysis of Liver and Muscle Tissue of Deep-Water Marine Fish (Brosme brosme). Environmental Science and Technology. 1776-1785.
  • 2019. Spatial distribution of mercury in seawater, sediment, and seafood from the Hardangerfjord ecosystem, Norway. Science of the Total Environment. 622-637.
  • 2019. Effects of geography and species variation on selenium and mercury molar ratios in Northeast Atlantic marine fish communities. Science of the Total Environment. 1482-1496.
  • 2018. Tracing simultaneous cadmium accumulation from different uptake routes in brown crab Cancer pagurus by the use of stable isotopes. Aquatic Toxicology. 198-206.
  • 2018. Iodine content of six fish species, Norwegian dairy products and hen's egg. Food & Nutrition Research.
  • 2018. Factors influencing risk assessments of brominated flame-retardants; evidence based on seafood from the North East Atlantic Ocean. Environment International. 544-557.
  • 2018. Cadmium in the shore crab Carcinus maenas along the Norwegian coast: geographical and seasonal variation and correlation to physiological parameters. Environmental Monitoring & Assessment. 1-13.
  • 2017. Total Mercury, Methylmercury, Inorganic Arsenic and Other Elements in Meat from Minke Whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) from the North East Atlantic Ocean. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 161-166.
  • 2017. Geographical trends of PFAS in cod livers along the Norwegian coast. PLOS ONE. 1-15.
  • 2017. Estimating human exposure to perfluoroalkyl acids via solid food and drinks: Implementation and comparison of different dietary assessment methods. Environmental Research. 269-276.
  • 2017. Effects of cooking and freezing practices on the distribution of cadmium in different tissues of the brown crab (Cancer pagurus). Food Control. 14-20.
  • 2016. Collaborative study on determination of mono methylmercury in seafood. Food Chemistry. 424-431.
  • 2016. Assessment of Hg Pollution Released from a WWII Submarine Wreck (U-864) by Hg Isotopic Analysis of Sediments and Cancer pagurus Tissues. Environmental Science and Technology. 10361-10369.
  • 2016. An Outbreak of Norovirus Infection from Shellfish Soup Due to Unforeseen Insufficient Heating During Preparation. Food and Environmnetal Virology. 1-4.
  • 2016. Absence of parasitic nematodes in farmed, harvest quality Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in Norway - Results from a large scale survey. Food Control. 25-29.
  • 2015. Heavy metals and POPs in red king crab from the Barents Sea. Food Chemistry. 409-417.
  • 2015. Determination of selenium and its compounds in marine organisms. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology. 91-98.
  • 2015. Contaminant levels in Norwegian farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in the 13-year period from 1999 to 2011. Environment International. 274-280.
  • 2015. A baseline study of metals in herring (Clupea harengus) from the Norwegian Sea, with focus on mercury, cadmium, arsenic and lead. Chemosphere. 164-170.
  • 2013. Surveillance of selected nutrients, additives and undesirables in commercial Norwegian fish feeds in the years 2000–2010. Aquaculture Nutrition. 555-572.
  • 2013. Mercury contamination in deep-water fish: Transcriptional responses in tusk (Brosme brosme) from a fjord gradient. Aquatic Toxicology. 172-185.
  • 2013. Iodine status of pregnant women in a population changing from high to lower fish and milk consumption. Public Health Nutrition. 325-329.
  • 2013. Determination of arsenic, cadmium, mercury, and lead in foods by pressure digestion and inductively coupled plasma/mass spectrometry: first action 2013.06. Journal of AOAC International. 1101-1102.
  • 2013. A baseline study on levels of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, polychlorinated dibenzofurans, non-ortho and mono-ortho PCBs, non-dioxin-like PCBs and polybrominated diphenyl ethers in Northeast Arctic cod (Gadus morhua) from different parts of the Barents Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 250-258.
  • 2013. A baseline study of metals in cod (Gadus morhua) from the North Sea and coastal Norwegian waters, with focus on mercury, arsenic, cadmium and lead. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 264-273.
  • 2013. A baseline study of levels of mercury, arsenic, cadmium and lead in Northeast Arctic cod (Gadus morhua) from different parts of the Barents Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 187-195.
  • 2012. Total and inorganic arsenic in fish samples from Norwegian waters. Food Additives and Contaminants. 229-235.
  • 2012. Distribution of Mercury in a Gadoid Fish Species, Tusk (Brosme brosme), and Its Implication for Food Safety. Journal of Food Science and Engineering. 603-615.
  • 2012. A Method for the Routine Determination of Methylmercury in Marine Tissue by GC Isotope Dilution-ICP-MS. Journal of AOAC International. 1189-1194.
  • 2011. The effects of reduction of the deposited waste on short-term landfill leachate composition of a landfill: a case study in Norway. Water and Environment Journal. 208-213.
  • 2011. Seasonal variation in the levels of organohalogen compounds in herring (Clupea harengus) from the Norwegian Sea. Chemosphere. 179-187.
  • 2011. Iron and zinc content of selected foods in the diet of schoolchildren in Kumi district, east of Uganda: a cross-sectional study. Nutrition Journal. 12 pages.
  • 2011. Concentrations of mercury, arsenic, cadmium and lead in Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) caught off the coast of northern Norway. Marine Biology Research. 733-745.
  • 2011. Concentrations of Mercury and Other Toxic Elements in Orange Roughy, Hoplostethus atlanticus, from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 70-73.
  • 2011. Carry-over of dietary organochlorine pesticides, PCDD/Fs, PCBs, and brominated flame retardants to Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) fillets. Chemosphere. 95-103.
  • 2010. Stable Isotope (N, C, Hg) Study of Methylmercury Sources and Trophic Transfer in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Environmental Science and Technology. 1630-1637.
  • 2010. Post World War II orcharding creates present day DDT-problems in The Sorfjord (Western Norway) - A case study. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 1856-1861.
  • 2010. Levels of synthetic antioxidants (ethoxyquin, butylated hydroxytoluene and butylated hydroxyanisole) in fish feed and commercially farmed fish. Food Additives and Contaminants. 1652-1657.
  • 2010. Iodine status of adolescent girls in a population changing from high to lower fish consumption. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 958-964.
  • 2010. Effects of dietary lipid, vitamins and minerals on total amounts and redox status of glutathione and ubiquinone in tissues of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): a multivariate approach. British Journal of Nutrition. 980-988.
  • 2009. Heavy Metals in the Farming Environment and in some Selected Aquaculture Species in the Van Phong Bay and Nha Trang Bay of the Khanh Hoa Province in Vietnam. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 75-79.
  • 2009. Are atlantic cod in Store Lungegårdsvann, a seawater recipient in Bergen, affected by environmental contaminants? A qRT-PCR survey. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A. 140-154.
  • 2005. Mass-balance estimation of heavy metals and selected anions at a landfill receiving MSWI bottom ash and mixed construction wastes. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 70-75.
  • 2005. Effect of an uncontrolled fire and the subsequent fire fight on the chemical compesition of landfill leachate. Waste Management. 712-718.
  • 2004. Estimation of the mass-balance of selected metals in foursanitary land. Water Research. 2851-2858.
  • 2004. Antioxidant vitamins, minerals and lipid levels in diets for Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar, L.): effects on growth performance and fillet quality. Aquaculture Nutrition. 113-123.
  • 2003. The immune response to pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in zinc depleted mice. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. 76-80.
  • 2002. Fish arsenic may influence human blood arsenic, selenium, and T4:T3 ratio. Biological Trace Element Research. 83-98.
  • 2002. Fish Arsenic May Influence Human Blood Arsenic Selenium and T4:T3 Ratio. Biological Trace Element Research. 83-98.
  • 2001. Pneumococcal pulmonary infection, septicemia and survival in young zinc-depleted mice. British Journal of Nutrition. 301-306.
  • 2001. Pneumococcal pulmonary infection, septicaemia and survival in young zinc-depleted mice. British Journal of Nutrition. 301-306.
  • 2001. Cadmium, lead, copper and zinc in blue mussels (Mytilus edulis) sampled in the Hardangerfjord, Norway. Journal of Environmental Monitoring. 539-542.
  • 1997. Supplementary Selenium Influences the Response to Fatty Acid-Induced Oxidative Stress in Humans. Biological Trace Element Research. 51-68.
  • 1997. Fluoride content in selected food items from five areas in East Africa. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 233-245.
  • 1997. Fluoride content in selected food items from five areas in East Africa. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 233-245.
  • 1994. Effects of dietary iron supplementation on the Cytochromic P450 system of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 315-320.
  • 1993. Effects of dietary iron supplementation on tissue iron concentration and haematology in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Fiskeridirektoratets skrifter. serie Ernæring. 35-45.
Report
  • 2019. Mercury in seafood at U-864 : Results from monitoring in 2018. 2019-38. 2019-38. .
  • 2019. Kvikksølvinnhold i sjømat ved vraket av U-864 vest av Fedje - Resultater fra fast overvåkning i 2017. 2019 - 9. 2019 - 9. .
  • 2018. Mercury in fish and other seafood near the wreck of U-864 off Fedje. 8-2018. 8-2018. .
  • 2018. Cadmium analyses of products of edible crab purchased in 2016. 12-2018. 12-2018. .
  • 2017. Sjømat fra Årdalsfjorden Overvåking av forurensede havner og fjorder 2016. .
  • 2017. PAH i røykte kjøtt- og fiskeprodukter. En rapport for Mattilsynet med prøver tatt i 2016 og 2017. .
  • 2017. Analyse av uønskede stoffer i sjømat fra Frænfjorden ved Omya Hustadmarmor AS. .
  • 2016. Sjømat i Oslofjorden – Uønskede stoffer i torsk, makrell og taskekrabbe Overvåking av forurensede havner og fjorder 2013-2015. .
  • 2016. Potential risks posed by macroalgae for application as feed and food - a Norwegian perspective. .
  • 2016. Kvikksølvinnhold i fisk og annen sjømat ved vraket av U-864 vest av Fedje. Nye analyser i 2015. .
  • 2016. Fremmedstoffer i villfisk med vekt på kystnære farvann. Brosme, lange og bifangstarter. .
  • 2015. Rettleiar for prøvetaking av sjømat frå forureina område med formål advarsel. .
  • 2013. Program for overvåkning av fiskefôr - årsrapport 2012. .
  • 2013. Overvåkning forurensede havner og fjorder - undersøkelse av fremmedstoffer i torsk fra Salten i Nordland. .
  • 2011. Program for overvåkning av fiskefôr - årsrapport 2011. .
  • 2011. Description of the processes in the value chain and risk assessment of decomposition substances and oxidation products in fish Oils. Opinion of Steering Committee of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety. 2011:19. 2011:19. .
  • 2008. Risk assessment of non dioxin-like PCBs in Norwegian food. Opinion of the Panel on Contaminants of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety. 2008:14. 2008:14. .
  • 2008. Risikovurdering av PAH i skjell. Uttalelse fra Faggruppen for forurensninger, naturlige toksiner og medisinrester i matkjeden. Revidert 29. februar 2008. 2008:10. 2008:10. .
  • 2007. Opinion of the Panel on Contaminants of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety. 22 November 2007. Risk assessment of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in fish liver . 2007:62. 2007:62. .
  • 2007. New WHO TEFs for dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs: Assessment of consequence of altered TEF values for dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs on current exposure in the Norwegian population. 2007:58. 2007:58. .
  • 2002. Prøvelokalitetar for blåskjeldyrking i Hardangerfjorden innanfor Varaldsøy. .
  • 1995. Fluorine, iodine, iron, zinc and selected fatty acid profiles in fish and staple food from East Africa. A report prepared for FAO, Fisheries Division, in connection with FAO project GCP/INT/467/NOR. .
Popular scientific lecture
  • 2018. Overvåkning og kartlegging av kvikksølv i fisk og skalldyr ved U-864.
Academic lecture
  • 2017. A shellfish soup norovirus outbreak from unexpected inadequate heating .
  • 2016. Metals and POPs in fish and shrimps from the Barents Sea. Results from ten years of monitoring.
  • 2016. Levels of undesirable substances in marine feed ingredients, commercial Norwegian fish feed and farmed Atlantic salmon in the last 13-15 years.
  • 2016. Levels of POPs in Northeast Atlantic mackerel and aspects of human exposure.
  • 2015. Nutritional values in sous vide ready meals vs. homemade meals.
  • 2012. PAH and biomarker measurements in fish from condition monitoring in Norwegian waters from 2005 to 2011.
  • 1987. Determination of Trace Elements on Samples from Marine Tissue by GFAAS - A Comparison of a Deuterium with a Zeeman Background Corrector.
Masters thesis
  • 2018. Biomagnifisering av kvikksølv i Sognefjorden.
  • 2017. Kadmium i taksekrabben (Cancer pagurus) relatert til størrelse og biologi. En sammenligning av krabber fra Nord- og Sør-Norge.
  • 2014. Totalkvikksølv og metylkvikksølv i filet og lever av brosme fiska i Boknafjorden, samanlikna med Hardangerfjorden og Lofoten.
Feature article
  • 2017. Overvåkning av villfisk. FiskeribladetFiskaren.
  • 2016. Overvåkning av villfisk - Systematisk overvåkning av miljøgifter i villfisk har vært gjennomført ved NIFES i over 20 år nå, og vi er kommet langt på disse årene. Er det ikke nok snart? Fiskeribladet.
Letter to the editor
  • 2015. Reply to the comments to our paper "Contaminant levels in Norwegian farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in the 13-year period from 1999 to 2011". Environment International. 100-101.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2019. Mercury in fish from the North East Atlantic: sources, bioaccumulation dynamics and co-occurrence with selenium.
  • 2018. Cadmium in Brown Crab Cancer pagurus in Norwegian Waters.
  • 1994. Trace elements in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) nutrition.
Abstract
  • 2008. Biomarker responses in juvenile Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) exposed to Hg- and PAH/PCB-polluted sediments. Marine Environmental Research. 172-172.
Poster
  • 2019. High values of cadmium in brown crab Cancer pagurus from Northern Norway: A result of a changing environment? .
  • 2017. Re-appearance of bacteria in antibiotic treated mice after exposure to methylmercury .
  • 2017. POPs levels in Norwegian deep-sea fish caught from coastal waters to the open sea.
  • 2017. Mercury in 16 deep sea Fish species from the Northeast Atlantic and food safety considerations.
  • 2015. The role of fisheries and aquaculture in nutrition security.
  • 2015. Nutritional values in sous vide ready meals vs. homemade meals.
  • 2008. Toxic Elements in the Orange Roughy (Hoplostetus Atlanticus) as Determined by Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry.
  • 2007. Biomarker responses in juvenile Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) exposed to Hg- and PAH/PCB-polluted sediments.
Article in business/trade/industry journal
  • 2008. FACTORS INFLUENCING THE SUITABILITY (WITH REGARD TO FOOD SAFETY) OF A FJORD SYSTEM AS A SITE FOR COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION OF BLUE MUSSELS (Mytilus edulis). ?. 229-235.
  • 2004. Avfall – frå miljøproblem til ein viktig ressurs? Kjemi. 14-16.

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