Ecology of Living Marine Resources
The productivity of marine fisheries and aquaculture provide food and livelihoods for about 20% of the world's population. Research into the interactions between species and their environment is therefore of great socio-economic importance and crucial for the sustainable use of marine resources. Our research group uses laboratory experiments, field studies and macroecological analyses to investigate how commercial species (fish and invertebrates) respond to anthropogenic stressors such as climate change, pollutants and fishing pressure. The aim of this research is to identify mechanistic principles, assess ecological risks and develop strategies for effective fisheries and ecosystem management.