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Details of Dr. Werner Ekau   


Gender male
Job title Head of Department
International Ocean Institute Center Germany ( IOI)
c/o Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology Fahrenheitstr. 6 Bremen 28359
International Ocean Institute Center Germany c/o Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology Fahrenheitstr. 6
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Nationality Germany
Tel +494212380023
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Website http://www.zmt-bremen.de
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Degree Doctoral (PhD, ScD)
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities GENUS- Geochemistry and Ecology in the Namibian Upwelling system. AWA - Trilateral German-French-African research initiatives in Sub-Sahara Africa “Ecosystem Approach to the management of fisheries and the marine environment in West African waters”; Subject area 2: “Environment”. Ichthyoplankton Biodiversity and Exchange Processes in the Sine-Saloum Delta Biosphere Reserve. Connectivity and Fish migration: The use of trace elements and isotopes in otoliths for fisheries management and conservatio.n Population dynamics of fishes Protection and Integrated Management of Marine and Coastal Biodiversity (Brazil)
Research Region 36, 70
Working languages English,German,Portuguese
Skills/Expertise Early life history of fishes Fish population dynamics Marine Biology Fisheries Marine Ecology Connectivity Capacity Development
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Werner EKAU)

Schwerdtner Máñez K, Dandava L, Ekau W (2014) Fishing the last frontier: The introduction of the marine aquarium trade and its impact on local fishing communities in Papua New Guinea. Marine Policy 44:279?286
Geist SJ, Kunzmann A, Verheye HM, Eggert A, Schukat A, Ekau W (2014) Distribution, feeding behaviour, and condition of Cape horse mackerel early life stages, Trachurus capensis, under different environmental conditions in the northern Benguela upwelling ecosystem. ICES J Mar Sci:fsu087
Ekau, W.; Leal, M. (2014). Neuston nets. In: Cunliffe, M & Wurl, O (2014) Guide to best practices to study the ocean?s surface. Occasional Publications of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom (52-59), Plymouth, UK. 98pp.
Grote, B., Ekau, W., Stenevik, E. K., Clemmesen, C., Verheye, H. M., Lipinski, M. R., and Hagen, W. 2012: Characteristics of survivors: growth and nutritional condition of early stages of the hake species Merluccius paradoxus and M. capensis in the southern Benguela ecosystem. ? ICES Journal of Marine Science, doi:10.1093/icesjms/fss020
Ekau, W., Auel, H., Pörtner, H.-O., and Gilbert, D., 2010: Impacts of hypoxia on the structure and processes in pelagic communities (zooplankton, macro-invertebrates and fish), Biogeosciences, 7, 1669-1699, doi:10.5194/bg-7-1669-2010.
Zhang, J, Gilbert, D, Gooday, A, Levin, L, Naqvi, S. W. A, Middelburg, J, Scranton, M, Ekau, Werner, Pena, A, Dewitte, B, Oguz, T, Monteiro, P M S, Urban, E, Rabalais, N N, Ittekkot, V, Kemp, W M, Ulloa, O, Elmgren, R, Escobar-Briones, E, Plas, A K Van der, 2010: Natural and human-induced hypoxia and consequences for coastal areas: synthesis and future development. Biogeosciences, vol. 7 pp. 1443-1467

Group(s): IOC , Capacity Development
Created: 2014-10-21 Last Updated: 2016-06-16