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Details of Consultant, Researcher Vidar Oresland   


Gender male
Job title Assoc. Professor
Department Department of Aquatic Resources
Institute of Marine Research ( IMR)
Institute of Marine Research, Lysekil Turistgatan 5 Lysekil SE-45330
Institute of Marine Research, Lysekil Turistgatan 5
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Sea of Marmara
Black Sea
Sea of Azov
Bristol Channel
English Channel
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Degree PhD, Assoc. Prof.
Job type Teaching/Education , Research , Natural Resource Management , Institutional Management , Decision Making & Policy , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture
Research Activities Vidar Øresland has 30 yrs of experience of marine research and marine institutions in Europe and polar and tropical regions. Private companies, governments and institutions are offered confidential, independent and cost effective advice and evaluations. 1. Evaluations of research programmes and projects 2. Evaluations of institutional policies, leadership, and structures 3. Evaluations of applications for leading positions 4. Evaluations of training and teaching programmes 5. Advise to private companies within areas related to marine and freshwater environmental issues.
Research Region 102
Skills/Expertise Institutional evaluations Research project evaluations Job application evaluations
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Consultant, Researcher Vidar ORESLAND)

1. Øresland, V. 1983. Abundance, breeding and temporal size distribution of the chaetognath Sagitta setosa in the Kattegat. Journal of Plankton Research 5, 425-439. 2. Øresland, V. 1985. Temporal size and maturity-stage distribution of Sagitta elegans and occurrence of other chaetognath species in Gullmarsfjorden, Sweden. Sarsia 70, 95-101. 3. Øresland, V. 1986a. Temporal distribution of size and maturity stages of the chaetognath Sagitta setosa in the western English Channel. Marine Ecology Progress Series 29, 55-60. 4. Øresland, V. 1986b. Parasites of the chaetognath Sagitta setosa in the western English Channel. Marine Biology 92, 87-91. 5. Øresland, V. 1987a. Feeding of the chaetognaths Sagitta elegans and S.setosa at different seasons in Gullmarsfjorden, Sweden. Marine Ecology Progress Series 39, 69-79. 6. Øresland, V. 1987b. Life cycle and feeding of the chaetognaths Sagitta setosa and S. elegans in European shelf waters. Doctoral thesis 85pp. University of Stockholm, Department of Zoology, ISBN 91-87272-03-2 7. Øresland, V. 1990. Feeding and predation impact of the chaetognath Eukrohnia hamata in Gerlache Strait, Antarctic Peninsula. Marine Ecology Progress Series 63, 201-209. 8. Øresland, V., Pleijel, F. 1991. An ectoparasitic polychaete on the chaetognath Eukrohnia hamata from the Antarctic Peninsula. Marine Biology 108:429-432 9. Øresland, V. 1991. Feeding of the carnivorous copepod Euchaeta antarctica in Antarctic waters. Marine Ecology Progress Series 78:41-47 10. Øresland, V., Ward, P. 1993. Summer and winter diet of four carnivorous copepod species around South Georgia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 98:73-78 11. Øresland, V. 1995. Winter population structure and feeding of the chaetognath Eukrohnia hamata and the copepod Euchaeta antarctica in Gerlache Strait, Antarctic Peninsula. Marine Ecology Progress Series 119, 77-86 12. Øresland, V. 1998. Occurrence, transport and retention mechanisms of Norway Lobster (Nephrops norvegicus) larvae in the Skagerrak and the Kattegat. Meddelande från Havsfiskelaboratoriet, Lysekil No. 328, 7-17 13. Øresland, V. 2000. Diel feeding of the chaetognath Sagitta enflata in the Zanzibar Channel, western Indian Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 193, 117-123 14. Øresland, V., Bray, R.A. 2005. Parasites and headless chaetognaths in the Indian Ocean. Marine Biology 147, 725-734 15. Øresland, V. (2007). Description of the IMR standard light trap and the vertical distribution of some decapod larvae (Homarus and Nephrops). Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science 6 (2): 225-231 16. Øresland, V., Andre, C. (2008). Larval group differentiation in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) inside and outside the Gullmar Fjord. Fisheries Research 90: 9-16 17. Kaunda-Arara, B., Mwaluma, J.M., Locham, G.A., Øresland, V., Osore, M.K. (2009). Temporal variability in fish larval supply to Malindi Marine Park, coastal Kenya. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 19: 10-18 18. Mwaluma, J.M., Kaunda-Arara, B., Rasowo, J., Osore, M.K., Øresland, V. 2011). Seasonality in fish larval assemblage structure within marine reef National Parks in coastal Kenya. Environmental Biology of Fishes 90: 393-404 19. Øresland, V., Horobin, R.W. (2012). Tracking living decapods larvae: mass-staining of eggs with neutral red prior to hatching. Biotechnic and Histochemistry 87:229-234 20. Øresland, V., Ulmestrand, M. ( 2013). Lobster subpopulations from limited adult movements and larval and retention. ICES JMS 70:532-539

Created: 2007-02-09 Last Updated: 2016-07-14 by Vidar ORESLAND