Current and former students

Current MSc students:

Viktoriia Kuz (Supervisors: RB Larsen/Melania Borit)

Anette Kulleseid Walle (Supervisors: RB Larsen/Lise D. Sivle; HI)

Hermann Pettersen (Supervisors: RB Larsen/Bent Herrmann)


Former PhD and post.doc students:

a)      Jesse V. Brinkhof, 2019. RCN project CRISP. Catch quality and size selectivity in the Barents Sea bottom trawl fishery: effect of codend design and trawling practice. PhD thesis, UIT.

b)     Post.doc. Nina Madsen (2013-2015). RCN project 225193/O70 Danish Seine; Computer based Development and Operation.

c)      Post.doc. Manu Sistiaga (2012-2014). RCN project 216423/O70 Development of multirig semi-pelagic trawling.

d)     Hai Phong Nguyen, 2013. Improving the size selectivity of the inshore trawl fishery of Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam. PhD thesis, UIT.  

e)      Manu Sistiaga, 2010. Selectivity studies in the Barents Sea bottom trawl gadoid fishery: Gear and methods. PhD thesis, UIT.

f)      Eduardo Grimaldo, 2008. Selectivity studies in the Northeast Arctic bottom trawl fisheries for shrimp (Pandalus borealis), cod (Gadus morhua), and haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus). PhD thesis, UIT.

g)      Sünnje L. Basedow, 2006: An eco-technological framework for locating large-scale surface patches of lipid-rich zooplankton. PhD thesis, UIT. PhD thesis, UIT.

Former MSc students:

1)     Nadine L. Jacques, 2018: Modelling the bycatch reduction of a shrimp trawl with a combined Nordmøre grid and sieve panel configuration in the north east Atlantic deep-water shrimp (Pandalus borealis) fishery. MSc thesis, UIT.  https://hdl.handle.net/10037/14193

2)     Venil Eilertsen, 2018: Residual blood in cod loins as a result of buffer towing and delayed bleeding. MSc thesis, UIT. (Med-veileder).

3)     Md Moniruzzam Khan, 2018.  Suggested ways for improving the management of the Bay of Bengal shrimp trawl fisheries: A literature study on challenges and bycatch mitigation in shrimp trawl fisheries around the world and examples on how it is implemented in the management regimes in various nations. MSc thesis, UIT. 

4)     Helene M. Gjesteland, 2017. Beskrivelse av skadeomfanget på snøkrabbe (Chionoecetes opilio) ved interaksjon med bunntrål i Barentshavet. MSc thesis, UIT.

5)     Tomas Araya Schmidt, 2017. Developing a profitable, sustainable, and effecient snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) fishery in the Barents Sea. MSc thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s. (Med-veileder).

6)     Peter Starbatty, 2016. Gear selectivity and bycatch reduction in the Norwegian Red King Crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus) fishery. A study on seize-selective performances of different escape openings. MSc thesis, UIT. 

7)     Allison Leuttel, 2015. Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) interactions with bottom trawls and possible conflicts between trawl fleets and pot fisheries in the Northeast Barents Sea. MSc thesis, UIT. 

8)     Jesse M. Brinkhof, 2015. A study on the escape rate of Northeast Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) under the fishing line with two different ground ropes in the Barents Sea bottom trawl fishery - and the influence of some biotic and abiotic factors on the efficiency during bottom trawling. MSc thesis, UIT. 

9)     Torgeir Norheim, 2015. Roundhauler – The potential for efficient new fishing gear for the Norwegian coastal fleet. MSc thesis, UIT. 

10)  Leonore Olsen, 2014. Baited pots as an alternative fishing gear in the Norwegian fishery for Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). MSc thesis, UIT.

11)  Ixai Salvo Borda, 2014Approach to the 2014 discard ban in the EU Common Fisheries Policy and trials with bycatch reducing trawl techniques. MSc thesis, UIT.    

12)  Fredrik Olsen, 2014. Line som fangstmetode og en studie av effekten av krok med svivel.  MSc thesis, UIT. 

13)  Ermis Angelogiannos, 2013. Description of the demersal trawl fishery in Greece, with a focus on codend selectivity and current regulations. MSc thesis, UIT. 

14)  Iñigo Onandia Calvo, 2012. Juvenile hake (Merluccius merluccius) discard minimization in otter board trawling by square mesh escaping window selectivity device : proving a mandatory selectivity device in the Basque trawling fleet. MSc thesis, UIT.

15)  Shuai Zhu, 2009. Estimation Methodology used to quantify selection characteristics and examples of implementing technical measures for improving fisheries management on trawl fishery. MSc thesis, UIT.

16)  Trond Larsen, 2009. Slepemotstand, effektivitet og fangstsammensetning i fiske med trål tilpasset dyreplankton. Forsøk i små skala. MSc thesis, UIT.

17)  Ivan Tatone, 2008. Norwegian hook designs improve catch efficiency in the Adriatic bottom longline fishery. MSc thesis, UIT.

18)  Henrik Jeuthe, 2008. Use of bubble floatation to improve copepod fisheries: Laboratory studies on the physical and behavioural interactions of Calanus finmarchicus and air bubbles. MSc thesis, UIT.

19)  Clarence O.G. Colindres, 2006. Description and analysis of the white shrimp (Litopenaeus schmitti) fisheries in Pearl Lagoon, Atlantic coast of Nicaragua, with focus on the gear selectivity in the artesanal fleets. MSc thesis, UIT.

20)  Lasse Rindahl, 2006. Kvalitetsfremmende kystlineteknologi – viktig bidrag til økt verdiskapning og leveringsstabilitet I fiskeriavhengige kystsamfunn? Fiskerikandidatoppgave, UIT.

21)  Joakim Martinsen, 2006. Torsk og sild på samme kjøl – en studie av den store kystflåtens driftstilpasning. Fiskerikandidatoppgave, UIT.

22)  Manu Sistiaga Berrondo, 2004. Efficiency and selectivity of pair trawlers and stern trawlers; a case study of the Barents Sea cod. MSc thesis, UIT.

23)  Robert Jeremiah Kayanda, 2004. Gillnet selectivity: A case study of Nile perch (Lates niloticus) fishery in Lake Victoria, Tanzania. MSc thesis, UIT.

24)  Stein E. Eilertsen, 2004. Fiske med havteiner – et alternativ til garn. Fiskerikandidatoppgave, UIT.

25)  Jørgen Vollstad, 2003. Artsselektivt fiske med snurrevad. Fiskerikandidatoppgave, UIT.

26)  Eduardo Grimaldo, 2002. Experiments with by-catch sorting devices in deep water shrimp trawls. MSc thesis, UIT.

27)  Tomas Sagen, 2001. Selektivt reketrålfiske med skillerist av plast. Fiskerikandidatoppgave, UIT.

28)  Erlend Maurstad, 1997. Selektivt fiske etter dypvannsreker (Pandalus borealis). Etablert teknologi vurdert opp mot ny type skillerist. Fiskerikandidatoppgave, UIT.

29)  Sverre Hansen, 1996. Miljøtilpasset ledegarn for kilenot etter laks. Fiskerikandidatoppgave, UIT.

30)  Bernt Bertelsen, 1994. Bestandsutvikling og bestandsstruktur hos rognkjeks og rognkall (Cyclopterus lumpus L.) i Sifjorden i Troms, og maskeseleksjon og fangsteffektivitet ved garn- og rusefiske etter arten.  Fiskerikandidatoppgave, UIT.

31)  Joel Kristjansson, 1993. Tilgjengelighet og vertikalfordeling av reke (Pandalus borealis) 0-8 m over bunn. Fiskerikandidatoppgave, UIT.

32)  Jon Einar Marteinsson, 1991. Skader på fisk som sorteres ut i fiske med bunntrål. Fiskerikandidat-oppgave, UIT.

33)  Halvard Godøy, 1988. Garnfiske med agn.  Studie på en begrenset fjordlokalitet.  Fiskerikandidat-oppgave, UIT.