Anne Berit Skiftesvik

Principal Research Scientist

Institute of Marine Research
Marine Ecosystem Acoustics Group
Austevoll Research Station
N-5392 Storebø, NORWAY
Tel: +47 91 86 65 26 (mobile)
Email: anne.berit.skiftesvik@imr.no 


See Anne Berit’s Google Scholar Author Profile
See Anne Berit’s profile on ResearchGate 
See Anne Berit’s profile on LinkedIN

Education

Ph.D. (Aquaculture) 1996, University of Bergen
M.Sc. (Ecological zoology) 1984, University of Bergen

Professional Experience

(most recent only)

2011-        Principal Research Scientist (equivalent to Full Professor), Institute of Marine Research
1980-2010: Senior Research Scientist, Institute of Marine Research
2010-2013: Leader of the local chapter of the Norwegian scientists union

For more information, read Anne Berit Skiftesvik’s complete Curriculum Vitae

Areas of expertise and interest

• Foraging and prey search behaviour in invertebrates and lower vertebrates
• Behavioural and ecological aspects of the early life history of fishes
• Biology of ontogenetic sensitive periods
• Development of new marine fish species for commercial production (optimisation of growth environments for early life history stages)
• Control of salmon lice using cleaner fish
• Institutional animal health code regulations
• Animal welfare practices for aquatic organisms

Active projects

2012-2017: Effects of ocean acidification on boreal and Arctic Calanus spp
2017-2020: Refining intensive culture techniques for ballan wrasse
2014-2018: Population dynamics of wrasses along the Norwegian coast
2016-2020: Fine-scale interactions in the plankton

Publications

Behavioural responses of infective-stage copepodids of the salmon louse (Lepeoptheirus salmonis) to host related sensory cues

Fields, D.M., H.I. BROWMAN & A.B. Skiftesvik. 2017. Behavioural responses of infective-stage copepodids of the salmon louse (Lepeoptheirus salmonis) to host related sensory cues. Journal of Fish Diseases (in press).

Whether European eel leptocephali have a magnetic compass that guides their migration remains an open question – Comment on “A Magnetic Map Leads Juvenile European Eels to the Gulf Stream”

Durif, C.M.F, S. Bonhommeau, C. Briand, H.I. Browman, M. Castonguay, F. Daverat, W. Dekker, E. Diaz, R. Hanel, M. Miller, A. Moore, C.B. Paris, A.B. Skiftesvik, H. Westerberg & H. Wickström. 2017. Whether European eel leptocephali have a magnetic compass that guides their migration remains an open question – Comment on “A Magnetic Map Leads Juvenile European Eels to the Gulf Stream”, by Naisbett-Jones et al. (2017). Current Biology (in press).

Glass eels (Anguilla anguilla) have a magnetic compass linked to the tidal cycle.

Cresci, A, C.B. Paris, C.M.F. Durif, S. Shema, R. Bjelland, A.B. Skiftesvik & H.I. Browman. 2017. Glass eels (Anguilla anguilla) have a magnetic compass linked to the tidal cycle. Science Advances 3: e1602007, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1602007.
Read the paper

Zebrafish larval responses to low pH immersion assay generate multiple intepretations, questions and problems. Comment on Lopez-Luna, J., Q. Al-Jubouri, W. Al-Nuaimy, & L.U. Sneddon.

Diggles, B.K., R. Arlinghaus, H.I. BROWMAN, S.J. Cooke, I.G. Cowx, A.O. Kasumayan, B. Key, J.D. Rose, W. Sawynok, A. Schwab, A.B. Skiftesvik, E.D. Stevens, C.A. Watson & C.D.L. Wynne. 2017. Zebrafish larval responses to low pH immersion assay generate multiple intepretations, questions and problems. Comment on Lopez-Luna, J., Q. Al-Jubouri, W. Al-Nuaimy, & L.U. Sneddon. Reduction in activity by noxious chemical stimulation is ameliorated by immersion in analgesic drugs in zebrafish. Journal of Experimental Biology (in press).

Problems with equating thermal preference with “emotional fever” and sentience.

Key, B. R. Arlinghaus, H.I. BROWMAN, S.J. Cooke, I.G. Cowx, B.K. Diggles, J.D. Rose, W. Sawynok, A. Schwab, A.B. Skiftesvik, E.D. Stevens & C.A. Watson. 2017. Problems with equating thermal preference with “emotional fever” and sentience. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284: 20160681.
Read the comment

Read the author’s response

Sex- and size-selective harvesting of corkwing wrasse (Symphodus melops) cleaner fish in salmonid aquaculture.

Halvorsen, K.T., T.K. Sørdalen, L.A. Vøllestad, A.B. SKIFTESVIK, S.H. Espeland & E.M. Olsen. 2017. Sex- and size-selective harvesting of corkwing wrasse (Symphodus melops) cleaner fish in salmonid aquaculture. ICES Journal of Marine Science 74: 660-669.
Read the paper

Spectral sensitivity and contrast potentials for four species of cleaner fish.

Loew, E.R., A.B. Skiftesvik, R. Bjelland, H.I. BROWMAN & C. Durif. 2016. Spectral sensitivity and contrast potentials for four species of cleaner fish. Institute of Marine Research Report No. 39-2016. 12 pp.
Read the report

End of the century CO2 concentrations do not have a negative effect on vital rates of Calanus finmarchicus, an ecologically critical planktonic species in North Atlantic ecosystems.

Runge JA, Fields DM, Thompson CRS, Shema SD, Bjelland RM, Durif CMF, Skiftesvik AB, Browman HI (2016). End of the century CO2 concentrations do not have a negative effect on vital rates of Calanus finmarchicus, an ecologically critical planktonic species in North Atlantic ecosystems. ICES Journal of Marine Science 73(3): 937-950.
Read the paper

End of the century CO2 concentrations do not have a negative effect on vital rates of Calanus finmarchicus, an ecologically critical planktonic species in North Atlantic ecosystems.

Runge, J.A., D.M. Fields, C. Thompson, S. Shema, R.M. Bjelland, C.M.F. Durif, A.B. Skiftesvik & H.I. BROWMAN. 2016. End of the century CO2 concentrations do not have a negativeeffect on vital rates of Calanus finmarchicus, an ecologically criticalplanktonic species in North Atlantic ecosystems.ICES Journal of Marine Science 73: 937-950.
Read the paper

Is the ballan wrasse (Labrus bergylta) two species? Genetic analysis reveals within-species divergence associated with plain and spotted morphotype frequencies.

Quintela, M., E.A. Danielsen, L. Lopez, R. Barreiro, T. Svåsand, H. Knutsen, A.B. Skiftesvik & K.A. Glover. 2016. Is the ballan wrasse (Labrus bergylta) two species? Genetic analysis reveals within-species divergence associated with plain and spotted morphotype frequencies. Integrative Zoology 11: 162-172.
Read the paper

Male biased sexual size dimorphism in the nest building corkwing wrasse (Symphodus melops): implications for a size regulated fishery.

Halvorsen, K.T., T.K. Sørdalen, C.M.F. Durif, H. Knutsen, E.M. Olsen, A.B. SKIFTESVIK, T.E. Rustand, R.M. Bjelland & L.A. Vøllestad. 2016.Male biased sexual size dimorphism in the nest building corkwing wrasse (Symphodus melops): implications for a size regulated fishery. ICES Journal of Marine Science 73: 2586-2594.
Read the paper

Stress is not pain.

Stevens, E.D., R. Arlinghaus, H.I. Browman, S.J. Cooke, I.G. Cowx, B.K. Diggles, B. Key, J.D. Rose, W. Sawynok, A. Schwab, A.B. SKIFTESVIK, C.A. Watson & C.D.L. Wynne. 2016. Stress is not pain. – A comment onElwood, R.W. & L. Adams 2015. Electric shock causesphysiological stress responses in shore crabs,consistent with prediction of pain. Biology Letters 11:20150800. (doi:10.1098/rsbl.2015.0800).
Read the comment

Read the response by Elwood

Read the Elwood & Adams article

The swimming kinematics and foraging behavior of larval Atlantic herring,Clupea harengusL., are resilient to elevatedpCO2.

Maneja, R.H., A.Y. Frommel, H.I. BROWMAN, A.J. Geffen, A. Folkvord, U. Piatkowski, C.M.F. Durif, R. Bjelland, A.B. Skiftesvik & C. Clemmesen. 2015. The swimming kinematics and foraging behavior of larval Atlantic herring,Clupea harengusL., are resilient to elevatedpCO2. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 466: 42-48.
Read the paper

Distribution and habitat preferences of five species of wrasse (family Labridae) in a Norwegian fjord.

Skiftesvik, A.B., Durif, C.M.F. Bjelland R.M. & H.I. BROWMAN. 2015. Distribution and habitat preferences of five species of wrasse (family Labridae) in a Norwegian fjord. ICES Journal of Marine Science 72: 890-899.
Read the paper

Infection of the planktonic copepod Calanus finmarchicus by the parasitic dinoflagellate, Blastodinium spp: effects on grazing, respiration, fecundity and fecal pellet production.

Fields, D. M., Runge, J. A., Thompson, C., Shema, S. D., Bjelland, R. M., Durif, C. M. F., Skiftesvik, AB & Browman, H. I. (2015). Infection of the planktonic copepod Calanus finmarchicus by the parasitic dinoflagellate, Blastodinium spp: effects on grazing, respiration, fecundity and fecal pellet production. Journal of Plankton Research, 37(1), 211-220.
Read the paper

UV radiation changes algal stoichiometry but does not have cascading effects on a marine food chain.

Durif CMF, Fields DM, Browman HI, Shema SD, Enoae JR, Skiftesvik AB, Bjelland RM, Sommaruga R, Arts MT (2015). UV radiation changes algal stoichiometry but does not have cascading effects on a marine food chain. Journal of Plankton Research 37 (6), 1120–36.
Read the paper

Infection of the planktonic copepod Calanus finmarchicus by the parasitic dinoflagellate, Blastodinium spp.: effects on grazing, respiration, fecundity, and fecal pellet production.

Fields, D.M., J.A. Runge, C. Thompson, S.D. Shema, R.M. Bjelland, C.M.F. Durif, A.B. SKIFTESVIK & H.I. Browman. 2015. Infection of the planktonic copepod Calanus finmarchicus by the parasitic dinoflagellate, Blastodinium spp.: effects on grazing, respiration, fecundity, and fecal pellet production. Journal of Plankton Research 37: 211-220.
Read the paper

Infection of the planktonic copepod Calanus finmarchicus by the parasitic dinoflagellate, Blastodinium spp.: effects on grazing, respiration, fecundity, and fecal pellet production.

Fields DM, Runge JA, Thompson C, Shema SD, Bjelland RM, Durif CMF, Skiftesvik, AB, Browman HI (2015). Infection of the planktonic copepod Calanus finmarchicus by the parasitic dinoflagellate, Blastodinium spp.: effects on grazing, respiration, fecundity, and fecal pellet production. Journal of Plankton Research 37(1) 211–20.
Read the paper

Marine raw material choice, quality and weaning performance of Ballan wrasse (Labrus bergylta) larvae.

Kousoulaki, K., Bogevik, A.S., SKIFTESVIK, A.B., Jensen, P.A., Opstad, I. 2015. Marine raw material choice, quality and weaning performance of Ballan wrasse (Labrus bergylta) larvae. Aquaculture Nutrition 21: 644-654.
Read the paper

The early life history of fish – we still have a lot of work to do!

BROWMAN, H.I. & A.B. Skiftesvik. 2014. The early life history of fish – we still have a lot of work to do! ICES Journal of Marine Science 71: 907-908.
Read the paper

The proteome of Atlantic herring (Clupea harengusL.) larvae is resistant toelevatedpCO2.

Maneja, R.H., R. Dineshram, V. Thiyagarajan, A.B. Skiftesvik, A.Y. Frommel, C. Clemmesen, A.J. Geffen and H.I. BROWMAN. 2014. The proteome of Atlantic herring (Clupea harengusL.) larvae is resistant toelevatedpCO2. Marine Pollution Bulletin 86: 154-160.
Read the paper

Isolation and characterization of twenty microsatellite loci for the Ballan wrasse,Labrus bergylta.

Quintela, M., E.A. Danielsen, T. Svåsand, H. Knutsen, A.B. SKIFTESVIK & K.A. Glover. 2014. Isolation and characterization of twenty microsatellite loci for the Ballan wrasse,Labrus bergylta.Conservation Genetics Resources 6: 425-428.DOI 10.1007/s12686-013-0114-3
Read the paper

Wrasse (Labridae) as cleaner fish in salmonid aquaculture – The Hardanger fjord as a case study.

Skiftesvik, A.B., Blom, G., Agnalt, A.-L., Durif, C., BROWMAN, H.I., Bjelland, R.M., Harkestad, L,S., Farestveit, E., Paulsen , O.I., Fauske, M., Havelin, T., Johnsen, K., Mortensen, S. 2014. Wrasse (Labridae) as cleaner fish in salmonid aquaculture – The Hardanger fjord as a case study. Marine Biology Research 10: 289-300.
Read the paper

Magnetic compass orientation in the European eel.

Durif, C.M.F., H.I. BROWMAN, A.B. Skiftesvik, L.A. Vøllestad, H.H. Stockhausen & J.B. Phillips. 2013. Magnetic compass orientation in the European eel. PLoS ONE 8(3)e59212.
Read the paper

Sub-lethal exposure to ultraviolet radiation reduces prey consumption by Atlantic cod larvae (Gadus morhua).

Fukunishi Y, Browman HI, Durif CMF, Bjelland RM, Shema SD, Fields DM, Skiftesvik AB (2013). Sub-lethal exposure to ultraviolet radiation reduces prey consumption by Atlantic cod larvae (Gadus morhua). Marine Biology, 160(10), 2591-6.
Read the paper

The swimming kinematics of larval Atlantic cod,Gadus morhua, are resilient toelevated seawaterpCO2.

Maneja, R.H., A.Y. Frommel, H.I. BROWMAN,C. Clemmesen, A.J. Geffen, A. Folkvord, U. Piatkowski, C.M.F. Durif, R. Bjelland & A.B. Skiftesvik. 2013. The swimming kinematics of larval Atlantic cod,Gadus morhua, are resilient toelevated seawaterpCO2. Marine Biology 160: 1963-1972.
Read the paper

Effects of ocean acidification on growth and development of the planktonic copepod,Calanusfinmarchicus.

Runge, J.A., C.Thompson, R.M. Bjelland, H.I. BROWMAN, C.M.F. Durif, D.M. Fields, S. Shema & A.B. Skiftesvik. 2013.Effects of ocean acidification on growth and development of the planktonic copepod,Calanusfinmarchicus. Poster presented at the U.S. National Science Foundation’s 2ndU.S. Ocean Acidification Principal Investigator’s Meeting. Washington, D.C., USA, 18-20 September 2013.
View the poster

Delousing of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) by cultured vs. wild ballan wrasse (Labrus bergylta).

Skiftesvik, A.B., R.M. Bjelland, C.M.F. Durif, I.S. Johansen and H.I. BROWMAN. 2013. Delousing of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) by cultured vs. wild ballan wrasse (Labrus bergylta). Aquaculture 402-403: 113-118.
Read the paper

The effect of UV radiation on the susceptibility of Atlantic cod larvae to predation.

Fukunishi, Y., H.I. BROWMAN, C.M.F. Durif, R. Bjelland & A.B. Skiftesvik. 2012.The effect of UV radiation on the susceptibility of Atlantic cod larvae to predation. PLoS ONE 7(4) e35554.
Read the paper

Effect of temperature and ultraviolet-B radiation on fatty acids of four tissues of juvenile (parr) Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar).

Arts, M.T., M.E. Palmer, A.B. Skiftesvik, I.E. Jokinen & H.I. BROWMAN. 2012. Effect of temperature and ultraviolet-B radiation on fatty acids of four tissues of juvenile (parr) Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar). Lipids 47:1181-1192.
Read the paper

UVB radiation variably affects n-3 fatty acids but elevated temperature reduces n-3 fatty acids in juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar).

Arts, M.T., M.E. Palmer, A.B. SKIFTESVIK, I.E. Jokinen & H.I. Browman. 2012.UVB radiation variably affects n-3 fatty acids but elevated temperature reduces n-3 fatty acids in juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Lipids 47(12):1181-1192.
Read the paper

Light Primes the Escape Response of the Calanoid Copepod, Calanus finmarchicus.

Fields DM, Shema SD, Browman HI, Browne TQ, Skiftesvik AB (2012). Light Primes the Escape Response of the Calanoid Copepod, Calanus finmarchicus. Plos One, 7(6).
Read the paper

Welfare in aquatic organisms –is there some faith-based HARKing going on here?

Browman, H.I. & A.B. SKIFTESVIK. 2011. Welfare in aquatic organisms –is there some faith-based HARKing going on here? Diseases of Aquatic Organisms94: 255-257.
Read the paper

Fine-scale observations of the predatory behaviour of the carnivorous copepodParaeuchaeta norvegicaand the escape responses of their ichthyoplankton prey, Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua).

BROWMAN, H.I., J. Yen, D.M. Fields, J.-F. St-Pierre & A.B. Skiftesvik. 2011. Fine-scale observations of the predatory behaviour of the carnivorous copepodParaeuchaeta norvegicaand the escape responses of their ichthyoplankton prey, Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). Marine Biology 158: 2653-2660.
Read the paper

Early ontogeny of the Atlantic halibut head (Hippoglossus hippoglossus).

Cloutier, R., J. Lambrey de Souza, H.I. BROWMAN & A.B. Skiftesvik. 2011. Early ontogeny of the Atlantic halibut head (Hippoglossus hippoglossus). Journal of Fish Biology 78: 1035-1053.
Read the paper

Grazing Rates of Calanus finmarchicus on Thalassiosira weissflogii Cultured under Different Levels of Ultraviolet Radiation.

Fields,D.M., C.M.F. Durif, R.M. Bjelland, S.D. Shema, A.B. Skiftesvik & H.I. BROWMAN. 2011. Grazing rates of Calanus finmarchicus on Thalassiosira weissflogii cultured under different levels of ultraviolet radiation.PLoS ONE 6(19) e26333.
Read the paper

Grazing rates ofCalanus finmarchicuson diatoms cultured under different levels of ultraviolet radiation.

Fields,D.M., C.M.F. Durif, R.M. Bjelland, S.D. Shema, A.B. SKIFTESVIK & H.I. Browman. 2011. Grazing rates of Calanus finmarchicus on diatoms cultured under different levels of ultraviolet radiation. PLoS ONE6(10) e26333.
Read the paper

The three-dimensional prey field of the northern krill, Meganyctiphanes norvegica, and the escape responses of their copepod prey.

Abrahamsen, M.B., H.I. Browman, D.M. Fields & A.B. Skiftesvik. 2010. The three-dimensional prey field of the northern krill, Meganyctiphanes norvegica, and the escape responses of their copepod prey. Marine Biology 157: 1251-1258.
Read the paper

Effects of UV radiation and diet on polyunsaturated fatty acids in the skin, ocular tissue and dorsal muscle of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) held in outdoor rearing tanks.

Arts, M.T, H.I. BROWMAN, I.E. Jokinen & A.B. Skiftesvik. 2010. Effects of UV radiation and diet on polyunsaturated fatty acids in the skin, ocular tissue and dorsal muscle of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) held in outdoor rearing tanks. Photochemistry and Photobiology. 86: 909-191.
Read the paper

The reproductive cycle of female Ballan wrasse Labrus bergylta in high latitude, temperate waters.

Muncaster, S.,E. Andersson, O.S. Kjesbu, G.L. Taranger, A.B. SKIFTESVIK and B. Norberg.2010. The reproductive cycle of female Ballan wrasse Labrus bergylta in high latitude, temperate waters. Journal of Fish Biology 77: 494-511.
Read the paper

Moral, ethical and scientific aspects of welfare in aquatic organisms.

BROWMAN, H.I. & A.B. Skiftesvik. 2007. Moral, ethical and scientific aspects of welfare in aquatic organisms. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 75: 85.
Read the paper

The welfare of aquatic organisms.

Browman, H.I. & A.B. SKIFTESVIK (Eds.). 2007. The welfare of aquatic organisms. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 75(2).
Read the paper

Larval development in European hake (Merluccius merluccius L.) reared in a semi-intensive culture system.

Bjelland, R.M. & A.B. SKIFTESVIK 2006. Larval development in European hake (Merluccius merluccius L.) reared in a semi-intensive culture system. Aquaculture Research 37: 1117-1129.
Read the paper

The relationship between ultraviolet and polarized light and growth rate in the early larval stages of turbot (Scophtalmus maximus), Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) reared in intensive culture conditions.

BROWMAN, H.I., A.B. Skiftesvik & P. Kuhn. 2006. The relationship between ultraviolet and polarized light and growth rate in the early larval stages of turbot (Scophtalmus maximus), Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) reared in intensive culture conditions. Aquaculture 256: 296-301.
Read the paper

Hake. In: Culture of Cold-Water Marine Fish

Skiftesvik, A.B. & Bjelland, R.M. (2004) Hake. In: Culture of Cold-Water Marine Fish (ed. by Moksness, E., Kjørsvik, E., & Olsen, Y.), Blackwell Publishing, pp. 451-454

The effect of turbulence on the energetics of foraging in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvae.

Galbraith, P., H.I. BROWMAN, R.G. Racca, A.B. Skiftesvik & J.-F. St-Pierre. 2004. The effect of turbulence on the energetics of foraging in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvae. Marine Ecology Progress Series 281: 241-257.
Read the paper

The Big Fish Bang.

Browman, H.I. & A.B. SKIFTESVIK (Editors). 2003. The Big Fish Bang. Proceedings of the 26th Annual Larval Fish Conference.
Read the book

Behaviour of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvae: an attempt to link maternal condition with larval quality.

BROWMAN, H.I., J.-F. St-Pierre, A.B. Skiftesvik & R.G. Racca. 2003. Behaviour of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvae: an attempt to link maternal condition with larval quality. pp: 71-95, In: H.I. Browman and A.B. Skiftesvik (Editors). The Big Fish Bang. Proceedings of the 26th Annual Larval Fish Conference.
Read the paper

Life in green water: the effect of microalgae on the behaviour of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvae,

Skiftesvik, A.B., H.I. BROWMAN & J.-F. St-Pierre. 2003. Life in green water: the effect of microalgae on the behaviour of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvae, pp: 97-103, In: H.I. Browman and A.B. Skiftesvik (Editors). The Big Fish Bang. Proceedings of the 26th Annual Larval Fish Conference.
Read the paper

The effect of light on activity and growth of halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) yolk sac larvae.

Karlsen, Ø., A.B. SKIFTESVIK & J.V. Helvik 1998. The effect of light on activity and growth of halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) yolk sac larvae. Aquaculture Research 29: 899-911.
Read the paper

Large-scale rearing of halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.) yolk sac larvae: Effects of flow rate on growth, survival and accumulation of bacteria.

Opstad, I., Ø. Bergh & A.B. SKIFTESVIK. 1998. Large-scale rearing of halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.) yolk sac larvae: Effects of flow rate on growth, survival and accumulation of bacteria. Aquaculture Research 29: 893-898.
Read the paper

Experimental infection of yolk sac larvae of turbot, Scophthalmus maximus, and halibut, Hippoglossus hippoglossus, with Aeromonas salmonicida subsp. salmonicida.

Bergh, Ø., B. Hjeltnes & A.B. SKIFTESVIK. 1997. Experimental infection of yolk sac larvae of turbot, Scophthalmus maximus, and halibut, Hippoglossus hippoglossus, with Aeromonas salmonicida subsp. salmonicida. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms:29:13-20.
Read the paper

The effects of turbulence on the predation cycle of fish larvae: comments on some of the issues.

Browman, H.I. & A.B. SKIFTESVIK. 1996. The effects of turbulence on the predation cycle of fish larvae: comments on some of the issues. Marine Ecology Progress Series 139: 309-312.
Read the paper

Preliminary breeding trials of wrasse in an intensive system.

SKIFTESVIK, A.B., K. Boxaspen & A. Parsons. 1996. Preliminary breeding trials of wrasse in an intensive system. pp: 136-141 In: Wrasse: Biology and Use in Aquaculture. Edited by M.D.J. Sayer, J.W. Treasurer and M.J. Costello. Blackwell.
Read the book chapter

Impact of physical environment on the behaviour of cod larvae.

SKIFTESVIK, A.B. 1994. Impact of physical environment on the behaviour of cod larvae. ICES Mar. Sci. Symp. 198: 646-653.
Read the paper

Activity and swimming speed at time of first feeding of halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.) larvae.

SKIFTESVIK, A.B., Bergh, Ø. & I. Opstad. 1994. Activity and swimming speed at time of first feeding of halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.) larvae. Journal of Fish Biology, 45: 349-351.
Read the paper

Changes in behaviour at onset of exogenous feeding in marine fish larvae.

SKIFTESVIK, A.B. 1992. Changes in behaviour at onset of exogenous feeding in marine fish larvae. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 49: 1570-1572.
Read the paper

Changes in behaviourof Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) and turbot (Scophthalmus maximus) yolk-sac larvae induced by bacterial infections.

SKIFTESVIK, A.B. & Ø. Bergh. 1992. Changes in behaviourof Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) and turbot (Scophthalmus maximus) yolk-sac larvae induced by bacterial infections.Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 50: 2552-2557.
Read the paper

Bacterial diseases of eggs and yolk sac larvae of halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.).

Bergh, Ø., G.H. Hansen, A. Jelmert, A.B. SKIFTESVIK & R.E. Taxt. 1991. Bacterial diseases of eggs and yolk sac larvae of halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.). In: P. Lavens, P. Sorgeloos, E. Jaspers & F. Ollevier (eds.) European Aquaculture Society, Special Publication No. 15: 389-391, Ghent, Belgium.
Read the paper

A PC-aided video based system for behaviour observation of fish larvae and small aquatic invertebrates.

Huse, I. & A.B. SKIFTESVIK. 1990. A PC-aided video based system for behaviour observation of fish larvae and small aquatic invertebrates. Aquacultural Engineering 9: 131-142.
Read the paper

Development of eggs and yolk sac larvae of halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L .).

Pittman, K., Ø. Bergh, I. Opstad,A.B. SKIFTESVIK, L.Skjolddal & H. Strand. 1990. Development of eggs and yolk sac larvae of halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L .). Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 6: 142-160.
Read the paper

Morphological and behavioural development of halibut Hippoglossus hippoglossus L. larvae.

Pittman, K., A.B. SKIFTESVIK & L. Berg. 1990. Morphological and behavioural development of halibut Hippoglossus hippoglossus L. larvae. Journal of Fish Biology 37: 455-474.
Read the paper

Effect of temperature on growth rates and organogenesis in the yolk sac larvae of halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.).

Pittman, K., A.B. SKIFTESVIK & T. Harboe. 1989. Effect of temperature on growth rates and organogenesis in the yolk sac larvae of halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus L.). Rapp. P.-v. Reun. Cons. Int. Explor. Mer 191: 421-430.
Read the paper

Behaviour studies of cod larvae, Gadus morhua

SKIFTESVIK, A.B. & I. Huse. 1987. Behaviour studies of cod larvae, Gadus morhua L. Sarsia 72: 367-368.
Read the paper

Species distribution and habitat of wrasse along the Norwegian coast.

Skiftesvik, A.B., C.M.F. Durif, R.M. Bjelland & H.I. Browman. Species distribution and habitat of wrasse along the Norwegian coast.

Effect of fishing pressure on age, growth and species composition of wrasse along the Norwegian coast, 1990-present day.

Skiftesvik, A.B., C.M.F. Durif, R.M. Bjelland & H.I. Browman. Effect of fishing pressure on age, growth and species composition of wrasse along the Norwegian coast, 1990-present day.

Behaviour and interactions between different species of cleanerfish in salmon aquaculture net pens.

Skiftesvik, A.B., C.M.F. Durif, R.M. Bjelland & H.I. Browman. Behaviour and interactions between different species of cleanerfish in salmon aquaculture net pens.

Interaction between temperature and pH on growth and respiration of the planktonic copepod, Calanus finmarchicus. ICES Journal of Marine Science.

Runge, J.A., David Fields, Cameron Thompson, Caroline Durif, Steven Shema, Reidun Bjelland, Anne-Berit Skiftesvik and Howard I. Browman. Interaction between temperature and pH on growth and respiration of the planktonic copepod, Calanus finmarchicus. ICES Journal of Marine Science.

Vital rates of an ecologically critical planktonic species in North Atlantic ecosystems, Calanus finmarchicus, are unaffected by high CO2 but are affected by temperature.

Runge, J.A., D.M. Fields, C. Thompson, S. Shema, R.M. Bjelland, C.M.F. Durif, A.B. Skiftesvik, M. Arts, A. Mount, V. Chan & H.I. Browman. Vital rates of an ecologically critical planktonic species in North Atlantic ecosystems, Calanus finmarchicus, are unaffected by high CO2 but are affected by temperature.

Ontogeny of orientation in Atlantic haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) larvae measured in situ.

Paris, C.B., H.I. Browman, A.B. Skiftesvik, S. Shema, M. Foretich, R.M. Bjelland, C.M.F. Durif & C.J. O’Brien. Ontogeny of orientation in Atlantic haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) larvae measured in situ.

Effect of petrochemicals on swimming and orientation of Atlantic haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) larvae measured in situ.

Paris, C.B., H.I. Browman, A.B. Skiftesvik, S. Shema, M. Foretich, R.M. Bjelland, C.M.F. Durif & C.J. O’Brien & S. Meier. Effect of petrochemicals on swimming and orientation of Atlantic haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) larvae measured in situ.

Effect of seismic air gun shooting on Calanus finmarchicus.

Opstad, I., D.M. Fields, H.I. BROWMAN, A.B. Skiftesvik, & S. Shema. Effect of seismic air gun shooting on Calanus finmarchicus.

Host recognition mechanisms in the sea lice: genomic and functional approaches to identify novel chemoattractants derived from salmon skin.

Núñez-Acuña, G., D.M. Fields, S. Shema, H.I. BROWMAN, A.B. Skiftesvik & C. Gallardo-Escárate. Host recognition mechanisms in the sea lice: genomic and functional approaches to identify novel chemoattractants derived from salmon skin.

The structural integrity of the exoskeleton of an ecologically critical planktonic species in North Atlantic ecosystems, Calanus finmarchicus, is unaffected by high CO2.or temperature.

Mount, A., V. Chan, J.A: Runge, D.M. Fields, C. Thompson, S. Shema, R.M. Bjelland, C.M.F. Durif, A.B. Skiftesvik & H.I. Browman. The structural integrity of the exoskeleton of an ecologically critical planktonic species in North Atlantic ecosystems, Calanus finmarchicus, is unaffected by high CO2.or temperature.

Temperature effects on metabolic rate of Calanus spp.

Fields, D.M., H.I. BROWMAN, A.B. Skiftesvik & S. Shema. Temperature effects on metabolic rate of Calanus spp.

Effect of ocean acidification on the respiration rates of Calanus finmarchicus.

Fields, D.M., H.I. Browman, A.B. SKIFTESVIK & S. Shema. Effect of ocean acidification on the respiration rates of Calanus finmarchicus.

Effect of ocean acidification on the grazing rates of Calanus spp. feeding on lithed and delithed coccolithophores.

Fields, D.M., H.I. BROWMAN, A.B. Skiftesvik & S. Shema. Effect of ocean acidification on the grazing rates of Calanus spp. feeding on lithed and delithed coccolithophores.

Retinal spectral sensitivity and the effect of artificial lighting on the delousing efficiency of wrasse in sea cages.

Skiftesvik, A.B., C.M.F. Durif, R.M. Bjelland, E.R. Loew & H.I. Browman. Retinal spectral sensitivity and the effect of artificial lighting on the delousing efficiency of wrasse in sea cages.

The magnetic compass of glass eel (Anguilla anguilla) is entrained to and modulated by the tidal cycle.

Cresci, A, C.B. Paris, C.M.F. Durif, S. Shema, R. Bjelland, A.B. Skiftesvik & H.I. BROWMAN. The magnetic compass of glass eel (Anguilla anguilla) is entrained to and modulated by the tidal cycle.

Orientation of European glass eels (Anguilla Anguilla) arriving at the Norwegian coast.

Cresci, A, C.B. Paris, C.M.F. Durif, S. Shema, R. Bjelland, A.B. Skiftesvik & H.I. Browman. Orientation of European glass eels (Anguilla Anguilla) arriving at the Norwegian coast.

Magnetic orientation in juvenile lumpfish, Cyclopterus lumpus.

Cresci, A, C.B. Paris, C.M.F. Durif, S. Shema, R. Bjelland, A.B. Skiftesvik & H.I. BROWMAN. Magnetic orientation in juvenile lumpfish, Cyclopterus lumpus.

Search strategy and foraging behaviour in young-of-the-year Atlantic lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus L.).

BROWMAN, H.I., R.C. Chambers, A.B. Skiftesvik & C.M.F. Durif. Search strategy and foraging behaviour in young-of-the-year Atlantic lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus L.).

The internal and external ecologies of critical periods.

BROWMAN, H.I. & A.B. Skiftesvik. The internal and external ecologies of critical periods.

Foraging and prey search patterns in fish larvae.

BROWMAN, H.I. & A.B. Skiftesvik. Foraging and prey search patterns in fish larvae.

Behavioural responses of larval cod (Gadus morhua L.) and haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus L.) to odours.

Bjelland, R.M., Skiftesvik, A.B. & H.I. Browman. Behavioural responses of larval cod (Gadus morhua L.) and haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus L.) to odours.

Comparison of behaviour, growth and gut enzyme activity in the early life stages of cod (Gadus morhua L.) and haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus L.).

Bjelland, R.M., Opstad, O., Skiftesvik, A.B. & H.I. Browman. Comparison of behaviour, growth and gut enzyme activity in the early life stages of cod (Gadus morhua L.) and haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus L.).

The proteome of Calanus finmarchicus is unaffected by elevated pCO2.

Dineshram, R., V. Thiyagarajan, D.M. Fields, J.A. Runge, C. Thompson, S. Shema, R.M. Bjelland, C.M.F. Durif, A.B. Skiftesvik & H.I. BROWMAN. The proteome of Calanus finmarchicus is unaffected by elevated pCO2.

Learning in juvenile European lobster, Homarus gammarus., is negatively affected by exposure to hydrogen peroxide.

Cresci, A, C.B. Paris, C.M.F. Durif, S. Shema, R. Bjelland, A.B. Skiftesvik, A.-L. Agnalt, O. Samuelsen & H.I. Browman. Learning in juvenile European lobster, Homarus gammarus., is negatively affected by exposure to hydrogen peroxide.

Magnetic orientation in juvenile European lobster, Homarus gammarus.

Cresci, A, C.B. Paris, C.M.F. Durif, S. Shema, R. Bjelland, A.B. Skiftesvik, A.-L. Agnalt & H.I. BROWMAN. Magnetic orientation in juvenile European lobster, Homarus gammarus.

Glass eels (Anguilla anguilla) orientation is correlated with the position of the moon, even when they cannot see it.

Cresci, A, C.B. Paris, C.M.F. Durif, S. Shema, R. Bjelland, A.B. Skiftesvik & H.I. Browman. Glass eels (Anguilla anguilla) orientation is correlated with the position of the moon, even when they cannot see it.

The effects of an anti-sea lice chemotherapeutant, hydrogen peroxide, on mortality, escape response and oxygen consumption of Calanus spp. Environmental Science and Technology.

Escobar, R.H., D.M. Fields, H.I. Browman, S.D. Shema, R.M. Bjelland, A.B. SKIFTESVIK & C.M.F. Durif. The effects of an anti-sea lice chemotherapeutant, hydrogen peroxide, on mortality, escape response and oxygen consumption of Calanus spp. Environmental Science and Technology.

Population estimates for several species of wrasse in Norway using mark-recapture techniques.

Durif, C.M.F., A.B. Skiftesvik, R.M. Bjelland & H.I. Browman. Population estimates for several species of wrasse in Norway using mark-recapture techniques.

Marine vs. freshwater residency of European eels during the ongrowing life history stages.

Durif, C.M.F., A.B. Skiftesvik & H.I. Browman. Marine vs. freshwater residency of European eels during the ongrowing life history stages.

The effects of an anti-sea lice chemotherapeutant, hydrogen peroxide, on mortality, escape response and oxygen consumption of Calanus spp.

Escobar, R.H., D.M. Fields, H.I. Browman, S.D. Shema, R.M. Bjelland, A.B. Skiftesvik & C.M.F. Durif. The effects of an anti-sea lice chemotherapeutant, hydrogen peroxide, on mortality, escape response and oxygen consumption of Calanus spp. Environmental Science and Technology (in preparation).

Last updated: July 18, 2017