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Details of  Konrad Thorisson   (Deceased on:2014-12-04)


Gender male
Last Associated with
Marine Research Institute, Hafrannsóknastofnunin ( MRI-HAFRO)
Skulagata 4 P.O. Box 1390 Reykjavik 121
Skulagata 4, PBox 1390, 121, Reykjavik


Degree Cand.Sc. B.Sc.
Job type Research , Extension Services (Public Awareness)
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Research on fish larvae (and early juveniles) in Icelandic waters. Cod (Gadus morhua) is the main subject of study. Distribution, food, growth and mortality studies. During 1989-1995, reseach on Salmon (Salmo salar) smolts. 1997-1998 foreign aid recruitment research in Namibian waters. 2003-2007 otolith chemistry of cod juveniles and adults. 2007-2011 ecology of capelin larvae.
Research Region Icelandic waters, mainly 63-68°N and 10-28°W
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Konrad THORISSON)

Thorisson, K., Jonsdottir, I.G., Marteinsdottir, G. and Campana, S.E. [2011] The use of otolith chemistry to determine the juvenile source of spawning cod in Icelandic waters ICES Journal of Marine Science, 68, 98-106
Konrad Thorisson 2006. How are the vertical migrations of copepods controlled? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 329: 86-100.
Sundby, S., A. J. Boyd, L. Hutchings, M. J. O’Toole, K. Thorisson and A. Thorsen, 2001. Interaction Between Cape Hake Spawning And The Circulation In The Northern Benguela Upwelling Ecosystem. South African Journal of Marine Science 23: 317-336.
Thorisson, K.; Asgeirsson, T. [1999] Short term changes in a cod larval patch West of Iceland 1997 International Council for the Exploration of the Sea CM 1999/Y:30, 8 pp (mimeo)
Thorisson, K. [1995] Why does sea-migrating salmon (Salmo salar L.) leap? International Council for the Exploration of the Sea CM 1995/M:11, 7 pp (mimeo)
Thorisson, K.; Sturlaugsson, J. [1995] Postsmolts of ranched Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.)in Iceland I-IV International Council for the Exploration of the Sea CM 1995/M:10,M:12,M:15,M:16 (mimeo)
Thorisson, K. [1994] Is metamorphosis a critical interval in the early life of marine fishes? Env. Biol. Fish. 40:pp 23-36
Thorisson, K. [1989] The food of larvae and pelagic juveniles of cod (Gadus morhua L.) in the coastal waters west of Iceland Rapp. P.-v. Réun. Cons. int. Explor. Mer, 191:pp 264-272

Group(s): GLODIR
Created: 1999-09-02 Last Updated: 2011-09-14 by Konrad THORISSON