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PERSONAL DATA

Gender female
Job title Fisheries Scientists
Department Stock Assessment and bio-economic modelling
Institution
Self-employed (
P.O.Box 3486 Vineta Swakopmund
Address
Self-employed P.O.Box 3486 Vineta
Swakopmund
Namibia
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Tel 264-64-461318
Email
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree MBA, PhD
Job type Research , Natural Resource Management
Research Area(s) Fisheries, Aquaculture , Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Policy, Law, Economics, Management
Research Activities stock assessment bio-economics fishing industry fisheries business practices

German, Afrikaans
Research Region South Atlantic, Western central pacific
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise stock assessment and management of marine resources, Bio-economic modelling, fishing business and operation
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Carola KIRCHNER)

POTTS W.M. , HENRIQUES R. SANTOS C.V., MUNNIK K , ANSORGE I. , DUFOIS F. , BOOTH A.J. , KIRCHNER C. , SAUER W.H.H. and SHAW P.W. 2014. Ocean warming, a rapid distributional shift and the hybridization of a coastal fish species. Global Change Biology. Doi: 10.1111/gcb.12612
KIRCHNER, C.H. 2014. Estimating present and future profits within the Namibian hake industry: A bio-economic analysis. African Journal of Marine Science. 1:10 DOI: 10.2989/1814232X.2014.920727
KIRCHNER, C.H and LEIMAN, T. 2014 Resource rents and resource management policies in Namibia?s post-Independence hake fishery. Maritime studies 13:7
KIRCHNER, C. H., Kainge, P. and Kathena, 2012. J.Evaluation of the status of the Namibian hake resource (Merluccius spp.) using a statistical catch-at-age analysis. RFF Discussion Paper EfD 12-12.
DE OLIVEIRA, J.J.A. BOYER, H. and KIRCHNER, C. 2007. Simple age-structured stock assessment models for Namibian Sardine. Fisheries Research. Vol 85. 148-158.
HOLTZHAUSEN, J. A. and KIRCHNER, C. 2004. Management regulations of Namibian angling fish species. In: Sumaila, U.R., Steinshamn, S.I., Skogen, M.D. & Boyer, D. (Eds) Ecological, economic and social aspects of Namibian fisheries. Eburon Academic Publishers, Delft, Netherlands.113-134.
BARNES, J.I., ZEYBRANDT, F., KIRCHNER, C.H., SAKKO, A.L. AND MACGREGOR, J. 2004. Economic valuation of the recreational shore fishery: a comparison of techniques. In: Sumaila, U.R., Steinshamn, S.I., Skogen, M.D. & Boyer, D. (Eds) Ecological, economic and social aspects of Namibian fisheries. Eburon Academic Publishers, Delft, Netherlands. 215-230.
KIRCHNER C.H. and McALLISTER, M.K. 2002 ? A new improved method to compute swept area estimates of biomass from commercial catch rate data: application to Namibian orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus). Fisheries Research. 56: 69-88.
McALLISTER, M.K. and C.H. KIRCHNER (2002) ? Accounting for structural uncertainty to facilitate precautionary fishery management: illustration with Namibian orange roughy. In Targets, Thresholds, and the Burden of Proof in Fisheries Management. Mangel, M. (Ed.). Bull. Mar. Sci. 70(2): 499-540.
HOLTZHAUSEN, J. A. and C. H. KIRCHNER 2001 ? An assessment of the current status and potential yield of Namibia?s northern West Coast steenbras Lithognathus aureti population. In A decade of Namibian Fisheries Science. Payne, A. I. L., Pillar, S. C. and R. J. M. Crawford (Eds). S. Afr. J. mar. Sci. 23: 157-168.
HOLTZHAUSEN, J. A. and C. H. KIRCHNER 2001 ? Age and growth of two populations of West Coast steenbras Lithognathus aureti in Namibian waters, based on otolith readings and mark-recapture data. In A decade of Namibian Fisheries Science. Payne, A. I. L., Pillar, S. C. and R. J. M. Crawford (Eds). S. Afr. J. mar. Sci. 23: 169-179.
BOYER, D., KIRCHNER, C. H. MCALLISTER, M.K., STABY, A. and B. STAALESEN 2001? The orange roughy fishery of Namibia: lessons to be learned about managing a developing fishery. In A decade of Namibian Fisheries Science. Payne, A. I. L., Pillar, S. C. and R. J. M. Crawford (Eds). S. Afr. J. mar. Sci. 23: 205-221.
KIRCHNER, C.H., HOLTZHAUSEN, J. H. and VOGES, S. F. 2001 ? Introducing size limits as a management tool for recreational fishery of silver kob, Argyrosomus inodorus (Griffiths and Heemstra), in Namibian waters? Fisheries Management and Ecology. 8: 227-237.
KIRCHNER, C.H. and J. A. HOLTZHAUSEN 2001 ? Seasonal movements of silver kob, Argyrosomus inodorus (Griffiths and Heemstra) in Namibian waters. Fisheries Management and Ecology. 8: 239-251.
HOLTZHAUSEN, J. A., KIRCHNER, C.H. and S. F. VOGES 2001 ? Observations on the linefish resources of Namibia, 1990-2000, with special reference to West Coast steenbras and silver kob. In A decade of Namibian Fisheries Science. Payne, A. I. L., Pillar, S. C. and R. J. M. Crawford (Eds). S. Afr. J. mar. Sci. 23: 135-144.
KIRCHNER, C.H. 2001 ? Fisheries regulations based on yield-per-recruit analysis for the linefish Argyrosomus inodorus in Namibian waters. Fisheries Research. 52: 155-167.
McALLISTER, M.K. and C.H. KIRCHNER 2001 ? Development of Bayesian stock assessment methods for Namibian orange roughy, Hoplostethus atlanticus. In A decade of Namibian Fisheries Science. Payne, A. I. L., Pillar, S. C. and R. J. M. Crawford (Eds). S. Afr. J. mar. Sci. 23: 241-264.
KIRCHNER, C.H. SAKKO, A.L. and J.I. BARNES 2000 ? The economic value of the Namibian recreational rock-and-surf fishery. S. Afr. J. mar. Sci. 22: 17-25.
KIRCHNER, C.H. and J.E. BEYER 1999 ? Estimation of total catch of silver kob (Argyrosomus inodorus) by recreational rock-and-surf anglers in Namibia, using a roving-roving creel survey. S. Afr. J. mar. Sci. 21:191-199.
BEYER, J.E., KIRCHNER, C.H. and J.A. HOLTZHAUSEN 1999 ? A method to determine size-specific natural mortality applied to westcoast steenbras (Lithognathus aureti) in Namibia. Fisheries Research 41: 133-153.
KIRCHNER, C.H. and S.F. VOGES 1999 ? Growth of Namibian silver kob (Argyrosomus inodorus) based on otoliths and mark-recapture. S. Afr. J. mar. Sci. 21: 201-209.
HOLTZHAUSEN J.A. and C.H. KIRCHNER 1998 ? Kob fishery in Namibia. The Namibian Brief. 20: 130-133
KIRCHNER, C.H., EAGLE, G.A. and HENNING, H.F.-K.O. 1988 ? Investigation method for routine use of general-purpose teflon bombs for the digestion of samples for trace metal analysis. International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 32, 9-21.
VAN DER BANK, H. and C. KIRCHNER 1997 ? Biochemical genetic markers to distinguish two sympatric and morphologically similar Namibian marine fish species, Argyrosomus coronus and Argyrosomus inodorus (Perciformes: Sciaenidae). J. Afr. Zool. 111(6): 441-448.
PATERSON, B. KIRCHNER C.H. and R.E. OMMAR,2013 A short history of the Namibian Hake fishery ? A social-ecological analysis. Ecology and Society. 18(4):66
STAGE, J. AND KIRCHNER, C. 2005 An economic comparison of the commercial and recreational linefisheries in Namibia. African Journal of marine science. 27(3): 577-584.
KIRCHNER, C. H. BAULETH-D?ALMEIDA, G. and WILHELM, M.R. 2010 Assessment and management of Cape Horse Mackerel (Trachurus capensis) off Namibia based on fleet-disaggregated age-structured production model. African Journal of marine science. 32(3). 525-541.
WILHELM, M.R, DURHOLTZ M.D. and KIRCHNER C. 2008. The effect of ageing errors on the stock assessment and subsequent management advice for the Namibian horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus capensis) fishery. African Journal of marine science. 30(2). 255-261
KIRCHNER C.H., BARTHOLOMAE C.H. and A. KREINER 2009 An investigation into spawner-recruitment relationships, including environmental parameters for the Namibian sardine (Sardinops sagax). African Journal of marine science. 31(2). 157-170
KIRCHNER C.H., BERGER A.M., BANKS, R. REID C., HAMPTON J., PILLING G. and HARLEY S. Developing a bio-economic model for WCPO tuna fisheries to assess potential economic outcomes under alternative management options. (In prep)
WILHELM, M. R., KIRCHNER, C. H., ROUX, J-P., JARRE, A., IITEMBU, J. A., KATHENA, J. N. and KAINGE, P. Biology and fisheries of the shallow-water hake (Merluccius capensis) and the deep-water hake (M. paradoxus) in Namibia. (Book, In prep)


Created: 2011-04-19 Last Updated: 2015-04-22 by Carola KIRCHNER