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Details of Dr. Olav Sigurd Kjesbu   


Gender male
Job title Director, Dr. Scient
Department Hjort Centre for Marine Ecosystem Dynamics
Institute of Marine Research, Bergen ( IMR)
Nordnesgaten 33 Postboks 1870 Nordnes Bergen 5817
PO BOX 1870 Nordnes
Tel +47 93047611
Fax +47 5523 8555
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Degree Dr. Scient.
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Fisheries, Aquaculture , Fisheries, Aquaculture
Research Activities Leading/administrating large research net works (cf. Hjort Centre); experimental and field studies on gadoids and pelagic fish; research group management; project management; international evaluator/expert; co-operation with Cuba within fisheries and aquaculture
Research Region 36
Skills/Expertise Fish biology; recruiment biology; reproductive biology; supervising of students
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Olav Sigurd KJESBU)

Kjesbu, O.S., Opdal, A.F, Korsbrekke, K., Devine, J.A., Skjæraasen, J.E. 2014. Making use of Johan Hjort?s unknown legacy: reconstruction of a 150-year coastal time series on Northeast Arctic cod (Gadus morhua) liver data reveals long-term trends in energy allocation patterns. ICES J. Mar. Sci.
Ndjaula, H.O.N., Krakstad, J.-O., Kjesbu, O.S. 2013. Reproductive biology of horse mackerel Trachurus capensis and Trachurus trecae in Namibia and Angola. African Journal of Marine Science 35: 141-150.
Skagen, D.W, Skern-Mauritzen, M., Dankel, D., Enberg, K., Kjesbu, O.S., Nash, R.D.M. 2013. A simulation framework for evaluating fisheries management decisions using environmental information. ICES. J. Mar. Sci. 70: 743-754.
Silva, F.F.G., Slotte, A., Johannessen, A., Kennedy, J. & Kjesbu, O.S. 2013. Strategies for partition between body growth and reproductive investment in migratory and stationary populations of spring-spawning Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus L.). Fisheries Research 138: 71-79.
Skjæraasen J.E., Nash, R.D.M., Korsbrekke, K., Fonn, M., Nilsen, T., Kennedy, J., Nedreaas, K.H., Thorsen, A., Witthames, P.R., Geffen, A.J., Høie, H. & Kjesbu, O.S. 2012. Frequent skipped spawning in the world?s largest cod population. PNAS 109: 8995-8999.
Kennedy, J., Skjaeraasen, J.E., Nash, R.D.M., Thorsen, A., Slotte, A., Hansen, T., and Kjesbu, O.S. 2010. Do capital breeders like Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) exhibit sensitive periods of nutritional control on ovary development and fecundity regulation? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 67: 16-27.
Kjesbu, O.S., Righton, D., Krüger-Johnsen, M., Thorsen, A., Michalsen, K., Fonn, M., and Witthames, P.R. 2010. Thermal dynamics of ovarian maturation in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 67: 605-625.
Kjesbu, O.S., Murua, H., Saborido-Rey, F., and Witthames, P.R. 2010. Method development and evaluation of stock reproductive potential of marine fish. Fish. Res. 104: 1-7.
Witthames, P.R., Thorsen, A., Murua, H., Saborido-Rey, F., Greenwood, L.N., Dominguez, R., Korta, M., and Kjesbu, O.S. 2009. Advances in methods for determining fecundity: application of the new methods to some marine fishes. Fisheries Bulletin 107: 148-164.
Kjesbu, O.S. 2009. Applied fish reproductive biology: contribution of individual reproductive potential to recruitment and fisheries management. In Fish Reproductive Biology: Implications for Assessment and Mangement. Edited by T. Jakobsen, M.J. Fogarty, B.A. Megrey and E. Moksness. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, U.K. pp. 293-332.
van Damme, C.J.G., Dickey-Collas, M., Rijnsdorp, A.D., and Kjesbu, O.S. 2009. Fecundity, atresia, and spawning strategies of Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 66: 2130-2141
Skjæraasen, J.E., Kennedy, J., Thorsen, A., Fonn, M., Strand, B.N., Mayer, I., and Kjesbu, O.S. 2009. Mechanisms regulating oocyte recruitment and skipped spawning in Northeast Arctic cod (Gadus morhua). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 66(9): 1582-1596.
Kjesbu, O.S., Bogstad, B., Devine, J.A., Gjøsæter, H., Howell, D., Ingvaldsen, R.B., Nash, R.D.M., Skjæraasen, J.E. 2014. Synergies between climate and management for Atlantic cod fisheries at high latitudes. PNAS 111(9): 3478-3483.
Hammer, C., Kjesbu, O.S., Kruse, G.H., and Shelton, P.A. 2010. Rebuilding depleted fish stocks: biology, ecology, social science, and management strategies. ICES J. Mar. Sci. 67(9): 1825-1829.
Kurita, Y., and Kjesbu, O.S. 2009. Fecundity estimation by oocyte packing density formulae in determinate and indeterminate spawners: Theoretical considerations and applications. Journal of Sea Research 61(3): 188-196.

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Created: 1999-04-15 Last Updated: 2016-06-20 by Olav Sigurd KJESBU