• Balanced harvest : concept, policies, evidence, and management implications 

      Zhou, Shijie; Kolding, Jeppe; Garcia, Serge M.; Plank, Michael J.; Bundy, Alida; Charles, Anthony; Hansen, Cecilie; Heino, Mikko Petteri; Howell, Daniel; Jacobsen, Nis S.; Reid, David G.; Rice, Jake C.; van Zwieten, Paul A.M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-06-11)
      Balanced harvest has been proposed to reduce fishing impact on ecosystems while simultaneously maintaining or even increasing fishery yield. The concept has attracted broad interest, but also received criticisms. In this ...
    • Balanced harvest: Utopia, failure, or a functional strategy? 

      Kolding, Jeppe; Garcia, Serge M.; Zhou, Shijie; Heino, Mikko Petteri (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-04-21)
      Since “balanced harvest” was proposed in 2010 as a possible tool in the operationalization of the ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF), the concept gained extensive international attention. Because maintaining ecosystem ...
    • A bio-economic analysis of harvest control rules for the Northeast Arctic cod fishery 

      Eikeset, Anne Marie; Richter, Andries Peter; Dankel, Dorothy Jane; Dunlop, Erin; Heino, Mikko Petteri; Dieckmann, Ulf; Stenseth, Nils Christian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-05)
      Harvest control rules (HCRs) have been implemented for many fisheries worldwide. However, in most instances, those HCRs are not based on the explicit feedbacks between stock properties and economic considerations. This ...
    • The bio-economic effects of artificial reefs: mixed evidence from Shandong, China 

      Sun, Peng; Liu, Xiaozi; Tang, Yangli; Cheng, Wenzhi; Sun, Runlong; Wang, Xinxin; Wan, Rong; Heino, Mikko Petteri (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-10)
      Artificial reefs are used to protect coastal habitats and rebuild fisheries. This engineering approach to fisheries management has gained popularity in many coastal areas, including China. In Shandong province alone, over ...
    • The Day-to-day Supply Responses of a Limited-entry Mixed Fishery 

      Liu, Xiaozi; Shaw, Daigee; Bjørndal, Trond; Heino, Mikko Petteri (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Small-scale fishers’ short-run supply decisions are understudied, often because of data limitations. We utilize a unique dataset of daily catches and prices from a mixed-species trawl fishery in Taiwan, characterized by ...
    • Density regulation in Northeast Atlantic fish populations: Density dependence is stronger in recruitment than in somatic growth 

      Zimmermann, Fabian; Ricard, Daniel; Heino, Mikko Petteri (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-05)
      Population regulation is a central concept in ecology, yet in many cases its presence and the underlying mechanisms are difficult to demonstrate. The current paradigm maintains that marine fish populations are predominantly ...
    • Domesticated escapees on the run: The second-generation monitoring programme reports the numbers and proportions of farmed Atlantic salmon in >200 Norwegian rivers annually 

      Glover, Kevin; Urdal, Kurt; Næsje, Tor; Skoglund, Helge; Florø-Larsen, Bjørn; Otterå, Håkon Magne; Fiske, Peder; Heino, Mikko Petteri; Aronsen, Tonje; Sægrov, Harald; Diserud, Ola Håvard; Barlaup, Bjørn Torgeir; Hindar, Kjetil; Bakke, Gunnar O; Solberg, Ingrid; Lo, Håvard; Solberg, Monica Favnebøe; Karlsson, Sten; Skaala, Øystein; Lamberg, Anders; Kanstad-Hanssen, Øyvind; Muladal, Rune; Skilbrei, Ove Tommy; Wennevik, Vidar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Norway is the world’s largest producer of farmed Atlantic salmon and is home to ∼400 rivers containing wild salmon populations. Farmed escapees, a reoccurring challenge of all cage-based marine aquaculture, pose a threat ...
    • Ecological and evolutionary effects of harvesting: lessons from the candy-fish experiment 

      Diaz Pauli, Beatriz; Heino, Mikko Petteri (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-11)
      Understanding the challenges of sustainable fisheries management is not easy for non-specialists, and even many specialists fail to appreciate the potential evolutionary consequences of harvest. We propose candy-fish ...
    • Effects of ambient oxygen and size-selective mortality on maturation and growth in guppies 

      Diaz Pauli, Beatriz; Kolding, Jeppe; Jeyakanth, Geetha; Heino, Mikko Petteri (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Growth, onset of maturity and investment in reproduction are key traits for understanding variation in life-history strategies. Many environmental factors affect variation in these traits, but for fish, hypoxia and ...
    • Eight decades of adaptive changes in herring reproductive investment: the joint effect of environment and exploitation 

      Claireaux, Marion; dos Santos Schmidt, Thassya Christina; Olsen, Esben Moland; Slotte, Aril; Varpe, Øystein; Heino, Mikko Petteri; Enberg, Katja (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Reproductive investment is a central trait for population dynamics and productivity. Fishing and environmental variations are major drivers affecting population structure, dynamics, and adaptation of life-history and ...
    • Evaluating effort regulation in mixed fisheries: a Monte Carlo approach 

      Liu, Xiaozi; Heino, Mikko Petteri (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      This paper evaluates whether effort regulation could achieve the goal of protecting low-abundance species in mixed fisheries. We construct a two-species bio-economic model and compare the stock abundance ratio in the end ...
    • Evolution of age and length at maturation of Alaskan salmon under size-selective harvest 

      Kendall, Neala W.; Dieckmann, Ulf; Heino, Mikko Petteri; Punt, André E.; Quinn, Thomas P. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-02)
      Spatial and temporal trends and variation in life-history traits, including age and length at maturation, can be influenced by environmental and anthropogenic processes, including size-selective exploitation. Spawning ...
    • Evolution of reproduction periods in seasonal environments 

      Sun, Zepeng; Parvinen, Kalle; Heino, Mikko Petteri; Metz, Johan A.J.; de Roos, André M.; Dieckmann, Ulf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Many species are subject to seasonal cycles in resource availability, affecting the timing of their reproduction. Using a stage-structured consumer-resource model in which juvenile development and maturation are resource ...
    • Fine-scale characteristics of the boundaries between annual patches and perennial patches in a meadow steppe 

      Cao, Yonghong; Wang, Deli; Heino, Mikko Petteri; Li, Xincheng; Zhu, Hui; Liu, Jushan; Zou, Xuehui (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Context: Boundaries may have crucial influences on landscape patterns, processes, and dynamics. However, there is little understanding of mechanisms that govern changes in the location and composition of boundaries. At ...
    • Fisheries-induced evolution 

      Heino, Mikko Petteri; Diaz Pauli, Beatriz; Dieckmann, Ulf (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-12)
      Increased mortality from fishing is expected to favor faster life histories, realized through earlier maturation, increased reproductive investment, and reduced postmaturation growth. There is also direct and indirect ...
    • The generalization of Gulland’s method: How to estimate maturity ogives when juvenile data are missing while spawner demography is known 

      Heino, Mikko Petteri; Godø, Olav Rune; Dieckmann, Ulf (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The proportions of mature individuals at age or length, collectively known as the maturity ogive, are a key population characteristic and serve as critical input to age-disaggregated stock assessments. John Gulland showed ...
    • Genetic introgression of farmed salmon in native populations: quantifying the relative influence of population size and frequency of escapees 

      Heino, Mikko Petteri; Svåsand, Terje; Wennevik, Vidar; Glover, Kevin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-02-11)
      Farmed escapees may threaten the genetic integrity of native salmon populations through interbreeding. However, introgression requires survival until maturation, successful reproduction and successful early development. ...
    • A global biogeographic classification of the mesopelagic zone 

      Sutton, Tracey T.; Clark, Malcolm R.; Dunn, Daniel C.; Halpin, Patrick N.; Rogers, Alex D.; Guinotte, John; Bograd, Steven J.; Angel, Martin V; Perez, Jose Angel A; Wishner, Karen F.; Haedrich, R.L.; Lindsay, Dhugal J.; Drazen, Jeffrey C; Vereshchaka, A.; Piatkowski, Uwe; Morato, Telmo; Błachowiak-Samołyk, Katarzyna; Robison, Bruce H.; Gjerde, Kristina M.; Pierrot-Bults, Annelies; Bernal, Patricio; Reygondeau, Gabriel; Heino, Mikko Petteri (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-08)
      We have developed a global biogeographic classification of the mesopelagic zone to reflect the regional scales over which the ocean interior varies in terms of biodiversity and function. An integrated approach was necessary, ...
    • Harvesting forage fish can prevent fishing-induced population collapses of large piscivorous fish 

      Soudijn, Floor H.; van Denderen, P. D.; Heino, Mikko Petteri; Dieckmann, Ulf; de Roos, André M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Fisheries have reduced the abundances of large piscivores—such as gadids (cod, pollock, etc.) and tunas—in ecosystems around the world. Fisheries also target smaller species—such as herring, capelin, and sprat—that are ...