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Listed below are the presentations. You can now found a PDF file of the presentations, but please note that you should not use any of the slides proposed on this website without a formal agreement from their authors.


Monday, 13th of April 2015.

18.30 Welcoming reception at the Marine Research Institute, Skulagata 4, 101 Reykjavík.

Tuesday, 14th of April 2015.

8.30-9.30 Registration

9.30-9.40 Welcoming words by Jóhann Sigurjónsson, Director General of the Marine Research Institute Iceland

9.40-9.50 Motivation and practical arrangements, Christophe Pampoulie, Coordinator of POLSHIFTS


CHAIRMAN: Christophe Pampoulie

9.50-10.10 Hédinn Valdimarsson
Hydrographic variability in Icelandic waters in the last decades. [Presentation PDF]

10.10-10.30 Steingrímur Jónsson
The role of capelin in the ecosystem around Iceland and if it has changed due to recent warming observed in Icelandic waters. [Presentation PDF]

10.30-11.15 Coffee break

11.15-11.35 Leif Nøttestad
Development of a standardized surface trawling swept area abundance technique for estimation of Northeast Atlantic mackerel. [Presentation PDF]

11.35-11.55 Teunis Jansen
Mackerel migration and climate in Greenland from 1870 to 2100. [Presentation PDF]

11.55-12.15 Anna H. Ólafsdóttir
Mackerel feeding range expansion from 2007 to 2014: effects of spawning stock size, temperature, and zooplankton. [Presentation PDF]

12.15-12.35 Leif Nøttestad
Increased abundance, geographical expansion and density of Northeast Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) in the Nordic Seas from 2007 to 2014. [Presentation PDF]

12.35-13.35 Lunch break


CHAIRMAN: Aril Slotte

13.35-13.55 Selma Pacariz
Westward mackerel expansion-due to declining nutrients concentrations. [Presentation PDF]

13.55-14.15 Cécilia Kvaavik
Assessment of diet and feeding preference of mackerel (Scomber scombrus) offshore and inshore in Icelandic waters. [Presentation PDF]

14.15-14.35 Eneko Bachiller
Mackerel predation on herring larvae during summer feeding in the Norwegian Sea. [Presentation PDF]

14.35-14.55 Jens Christian Holst
Poleward shift of the pelagic complex, an effect of overgrazing of the pelagic ecosystem? An alternative hypothesis to the temperature hypothesis. [Presentation PDF]

14.55-15.15 Coffee break


CHAIRMAN: Teunis Jansen

15.15-15.35 Hörður Sævaldsson
Adaptation of the Icelandic pelagic industry to new resources. [Presentation PDF]

15.35-15.55 Kjell R. Utne
A fully coupled life-cycle model for pelagic fish in the North East Atlantic. [Presentation PDF]

15.55-16.15 Guðmundur J. Óskarsson
Development and nature of widespread Ichthyophonus hoferi outbreak in Icelandic summer-spawning herring: Effects of climate change? [Presentation PDF]


Wednesday, 15th of April 2015.

CHAIRMAN: Sarah Helyar

9.10-9.30 Patricia Gonçalves
Perspective for stock identification, growth and spawning of blue whiting, Micromesistius poutassou, along the Portuguese coast. [Presentation PDF]

9.30-9.50 Lísa Libungan
Otolith shape analysis, a tool to distinguish herring populations. [Presentation PDF]

9.50-10.10 Francis Neat
Toward understanding Atlantic blue-fin tuna movements in the high latitudes of the NE Atlantic: initial results from satellite tagging West of Scotland. [Presentation PDF]

10.10-10.30 Jens Christian Holst
Experiences from the fishermen-scientific cooperation during the February 2015 survey on the Norwegian spring-spawning herring stock. Combining qualitative and quantitative data for improved fisheries management.

10.30-11.15 Coffee break


CHAIRMAN: Guðmundur J. Óskarsson

11.15-11.35 Audrey Geffen
The future in store for Autumn-spawning herring: from the frying-pan into the fire. [Presentation PDF]

11.35-11.55 Sarah J. Helyar
Genetic structure and population assignment in Atlantic mackerel. [Presentation PDF]

11.55-12.15 Leif Nøttestad
Schooling dynamics of Northeast Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) feeding in the Norwegian Sea using multibeam sonar. [Presentation PDF]

12.15-12.35 Aril Slotte
The tagging program on Northeast Atlantic mackerel to explore migrations and year-classes abundance – going from national to international with the introduction of RFID technology. [Presentation PDF]

12.35-13.35 Lunch break


CHAIRMAN: Jan Arge Jacobsen

13.35-13.55 Eneko Bachiller
Spatial and trophic interactions of NEA mackerel, NSS herring and blue whiting during the major feeding season in the Norwegian Sea. [Presentation PDF]

13.55-14.15 Anna H. Ólafsdóttir
Changes in weight-at-length and somatic growth rate of mature Northeast Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) from 1984 to 2013: effects of mackerel stock size, herring stock size, and temperature. [Presentation PDF]

14.15-14.35 Leif Nøttestad
Using action cameras to quantify fish behaviour and passages rate inside a trawl. [Presentation PDF]

14.35-15.15 Opened discussion and closing