Evolutionary Ecology (EvoFish) is a research group working on both fundamental and applied aspects of eco-evolutionary biology.
We work with various aspects of evolutionary ecology and population ecology: human-induced evolution (including fisheries-induced evolution), environmental influence on fish behaviour and cognition, evolutionary parasitology, and plant-animal interactions. Our focal species include guppy, salmon lice, salmon, and gobies. We have strong traditions in biostatistics, experiments, and modelling.
Evolutionary Ecology has been in existence in some form or another since the reorganization of BIO in 2004. Evolutionary Fisheries Ecology (EvoFish) was established in 2007 with a grant from the Bergen Research Foundation. In 2013, the original EE and EvoFish merged. To reflect the breath of our research we took Evolutionary Ecology as the official group name, but kept EvoFish as the short form.
Master with Evolutionary Ecology?
We can offer a range of projects related to fish behaviour and life histories, fish dynamics, salmon louse and other parasites, etc., that are relevant for the Master programmes in Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecology, Marine Biology, Aquaculture Biology, and Fisheries Biology and Management.