• “A cleaner break”: Genetic divergence between geographic groups and sympatric phenotypes revealed in ballan wrasse (Labrus bergylta) 

      Seljestad, Gaute; Sanchez, Maria Quintela; Faust, Ellika; Halvorsen, Kim Aleksander Tallaksen; Besnier, Francois; Jansson, Eeva; Dahle, Geir; Knutsen, Halvor; André, Carl; Folkvord, Arild; Glover, Kevin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Capture and long‐distance translocation of cleaner fish to control lice infestations on marine salmonid farms has the potential to influence wild populations via overexploitation in source regions, and introgression in ...
    • Considering sampling bias in close-kin mark–recapture abundance estimates of Atlantic salmon 

      Wacker, Sebastian; Skaug, Hans Julius; Forseth, Torbjørn; Solem, Øyvind; Ulvan, Eva Marita; Fiske, Peder; Karlsson, Sten (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Genetic methods for the estimation of population size can be powerful alternatives to conventional methods. Close-kin mark–recapture (CKMR) is based on the principles of conventional mark–recapture, but instead of being ...
    • Control region sequences indicate that multiple externae represent multiple infections by Sacculina carcini (Cirripedia: Rhizocephala) 

      Rees, David John; Glenner, Henrik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-07-29)
      The rhizocephalan barnacle, Sacculina carcini, is a common parasite of the European shore crab, Carcinus maenas, in which it causes significant detrimental physical and behavioral modifications. In the vast majority of ...
    • The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project 

      Hudson, Lawrence N.; Newbold, Tim; Contu, Sara; Hill, Samantha L. L.; Lysenko, Igor; De Palma, Adriana; Phillips, Helen R. P.; Alhusseini, Tamera I.; Bedford, Felicity E.; Bennett, Dominic J.; Booth, Hollie; Burton, Victoria J.; Chng, Charlotte W. T.; Choimes, Argyrios; Correia, David L. P.; Day, Julie; Echeverría-Londoño, Susy; Emerson, Susan R.; Gao, Di; Garon, Morgan; Harrison, Michelle L. K.; Ingram, Daniel J.; Jung, Martin; Kemp, Victoria; Kirkpatrick, Lucinda; Martin, Callum D.; Pan, Yuan; Pask-Hale, Gwilym D.; Pynegar, Edwin L.; Robinson, Alexandra N.; Sanchez-Ortiz, Katia; Senior, Rebecca A.; Simmons, Benno I.; White, Hannah J.; Zhang, Hanbin; Aben, Job; Abrahamczyk, Stefan; Adum, Gilbert B.; Aguilar-Barquero, Virginia; Aizen, Marcelo A.; Albertos, Belén; Alcala, A. L.; Alguacil, Maria del Mar; Alignier, Audrey; Ancrenaz, Marc; Andersen, Alan N.; Arbeláez-Cortés, Enrique; Armbrecht, Inge; Arroyo-Rodriguez, Victor; Aumann, Tom; Axmacher, Jan C.; Azhar, Badrul; Azpiroz, Adrián B.; Baeten, Lander; Bakayoko, Adama; Báldi, András; Banks, John E.; Baral, Sharad K.; Barlow, Jos; Barratt, Barbara I. P.; Barrico, Lurdes; Bartolommei, Paola; Barton, Diane M.; Basset, Yves; Batáry, Péter; Bates, Adam J.; Baur, Bruno; Bayne, Erin M.; Beja, Pedro; Benedick, Suzan; Berg, Åke; Bernard, Henry; Berry, Nicholas J.; Bhatt, Dinesh; Bicknell, Jake E.; Bihn, Jochen H.; Blake, Robin J.; Bobo, Kadiri S.; Bóçon, Roberto; Boekhout, Teun; Böhning-Gaese, Katrin; Bonham, Kevin J.; Borges, Paulo A. V.; Borges, Sérgio H.; Boutin, Celine; Henden, John-André; Måren, Inger Elisabeth; Sheil, Douglas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-01)
      The PREDICTS project—Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems (www.predicts.org.uk)—has collated from published studies a large, reasonably representative database of comparable samples ...
    • Diversification in evolutionary arenas—Assessment and synthesis 

      Nürk, Nicolai; Linder, H. Peter; Onstein, Renske E; Larcombe, Matthew J; Hughes, Colin E; Piñeiro Fernández, Laura; Schlüter, Philipp M; Valente, Luis; Beierkuhnlein, Carl; Cutts, Vanessa; Donoghue, Michael J; Edwards, Erika J; Field, Richard; Flantua, Suzette; Higgins, Steven I; Jentsch, Anke; Liede‐Schumann, Sigrid; Pirie, Michael David (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Understanding how and why rates of evolutionary diversification vary is a key issue in evolutionary biology, ecology, and biogeography. Evolutionary rates are the net result of interacting processes summarized under concepts ...
    • Duration of the parasitic phase determines subsequent performance in juvenile freshwater pearl mussels (Margaritifera margaritifera) 

      Marwaha, Janhavi; Jensen, Knut Helge; Jakobsen, Per Johan; Geist, Jürgen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-03)
      Host–parasite systems have been useful in understanding coevolutionary patterns in sympatric species. Based on the exceptional interaction of the long‐lived and highly host‐specific freshwater pearl mussel (FPM; Margaritifera ...
    • Enhancing pollination is more effective than increased conventional agriculture inputs for improving watermelon yields 

      Sawe, Thomas; Eldegard, Katrine; Totland, Ørjan; Macrice, Samora; Nielsen, Anders (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Agricultural practices to improve yields in small‐scale farms in Africa usually focus on improving growing conditions for the crops by applying fertilizers, irrigation, and/or pesticides. This may, however, have limited ...
    • Evolutionary effects of fishing gear on foraging behavior and life-history traits 

      Claireaux, Marion; Jørgensen, Christian; Enberg, Katja (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-11)
      Fishing gears are designed to exploit the natural behaviors of fish, and the concern that fishing may cause evolution of behavioral traits has been receiving increasing attention. The first intuitive expectation is that ...
    • From a crisis to an opportunity: Eight insights for doing science in the COVID‐19 era and beyond 

      Chacón-Labella, Julia; Boakye, Mickey; Enquist, Brian J.; Farfan-Rios, William; Gya, Ragnhild; Halbritter Rechsteiner, Aud Helen; Middleton, Sara L.; von Oppen, Jonathan; Pastor-Ploskonka, Samuel; Strydom, Tanya; Vandvik, Vigdis; Geange, Sonya Rita (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The COVID-19 crisis has forced researchers in Ecology to change the way we work almost overnight. Nonetheless, the pandemic has provided us with several novel components for a new way of conducting science. In this perspective ...
    • Genetic response to human-induced habitat changes in the marine environment: A century of evolution of European sprat in Landvikvannet, Norway 

      Sanchez, Maria Quintela; Richter-Boix, Alex; Bekkevold, Dorte; Kvamme, Cecilie; Berg, Florian; Jansson, Eeva; Dahle, Geir; Besnier, Francois; Nash, Richard David Marriott; Glover, Kevin Alan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Habitat changes represent one of the five most pervasive threats to biodiversity. However, anthropogenic activities also have the capacity to create novel niche spaces to which species respond differently. In 1880, one ...
    • Next-generation field courses: Integrating Open Science and online learning 

      Geange, Sonya Rita; von Oppen, Jonathan; Strydom, Tanya; Boakye, Mickey; Gauthier, Tasha-Leigh J.; Gya, Ragnhild; Halbritter Rechsteiner, Aud Helen; Jessup, Laura H.; Middleton, Sara L.; Navarro, Jocelyn; Peirfederici, Maria Elisa; Chacón-Labella, Julia; Cotner, Sehoya Harris; Farfan-Rios, William; Maitner, Brian S.; Michaletz, Sean T.; Telford, Richard; Enquist, Brian J.; Vandvik, Vigdis (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      As Open Science practices become more commonplace, there is a need for the next generation of scientists to be well versed in these aspects of scientific research. Yet, many training opportunities for early career researchers ...
    • Optimal reproductive phenology under size-dependent cannibalism 

      Takashina, Nao; Fiksen, Øyvind (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Intra-cohort cannibalism is an example of a size-mediated priority effect. If early life stages cannibalize slightly smaller individuals, then parents face a trade-off between breeding at the best time for larval growth ...
    • Parapatric subspecies of Macaca assamensis show a marginal overlap in their predicted potential distribution: Some elaborations for modern conservation management 

      Suwal, Madan Krishna; Huettmann, Falk; Regmi, Ganga Ram; Vetaas, Ole Reidar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-09-04)
      Phylogenetic niche conservatism implies that sister taxa will have similar niches, although the niches of disjunct subspecies may evolve differently. This study uses Macaca assamensis, subspecies assamensis and pelops, to ...
    • Parthenogenetic vs. sexual reproduction in oribatid mite communities 

      Maraun, Mark; Caruso, Tancredi; Hense, Jonathan; Lehmitz, Ricarda; Mumladze, Levan; Murvanidze, Maka; Nae, Ioana; Schulz, Julia; Seniczak, Anna Beata; Scheu, Stefan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The dominance of sex in Metazoa is enigmatic. Sexual species allocate resources to the production of males, while potentially facing negative effects such as the loss of well‐adapted genotypes due to recombination, and ...
    • The potential for cleaner fish-driven evolution in the salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis: Genetic or environmental control of pigmentation? 

      Hamre, Lars Are; Oldham, Tina Marie Wier; Oppedal, Frode; Nilsen, Frank; Glover, Kevin Alan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The parasitic salmon louse represents one of the biggest challenges to environmentally sustainable salmonid aquaculture across the globe. This species also displays a high evolutionary potential, as demonstrated by its ...
    • Quantitative and qualitative consequences of reduced pollen loads in a mixed-mating plant 

      Hildesheim, Laura; Opedal, Øystein Hjorthol; Armbruster, Scott; Pelabon, Christophe (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-12)
      Greater pollination intensity can enhance maternal plant fitness by increasing seed set and seed quality as a result of more intense pollen competition or enhanced genetic sampling. We tested experimentally these effects ...
    • Temporal and structural genetic variation in reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) associated with the pastoral transition in Northwestern Siberia 

      Røed, Knut; Kvie, Kjersti; Losey, Robert J.; Kosintsev, Pavel A; Hufthammer, Anne Karin; Dwyer, Mark J.; Goncharov, Vasiliy; Klokov, Konstantin B; Arzyutov, Dmitry V.; Plekhanov, Andrei; Anderson, David G. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Just as the domestication of livestock is often cited as a key element in the Neolithic transition to settled, the emergence of large‐scaled reindeer husbandry was a fundamental social transformation for the indigenous ...
    • Thermal transgenerational effects remain after two generations 

      Lee, Who-Seung; Salinas, Santiago; Lee, Young-Rog; Siskidis, Jo Anne; Mangel, Marc; Munch, Stephan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Transgenerational plasticity (TGP) is increasingly recognized as a mechanism by which organisms can respond to environments that change across generations. Although recent empirical and theoretical studies have explored ...
    • Timing is everything: Fishing-season placement may represent the most important angling-induced evolutionary pressure on Atlantic salmon populations 

      Harvey, Alison C.; Tang, Yongkai; Wennevik, Vidar; Skaala, Øystein; Glover, Kevin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Fisheries-induced evolution can change the trajectory of wild fish populations by selectively targeting certain phenotypes. For important fish species like Atlantic salmon, this could have large implications for their ...