UNIVERSITY OF BERGEN

Department of
Biological Sciences

Associate Professor, PhD
Katja Enberg

Peer-Reviewed Articles 

Mollet F, Enberg K, Boukal DS, Rijnsdorp AD, Dieckmann U. In press.
An evolutionary explanation of female-biased sexual size dimorphism in North Sea plaice, Pleuronectes platessa L.
Evolutionary Ecology.
Tenningen M, Zimmermann F, Enberg K. In press.
Pre-catch and discard mortality in Northeast Atlantic herring and mackerel fisheries: consequences for stock estimates and advice
ICES Journal of Marine Science. [ doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsab135 ] [ open access ]
Zimmermann F, Enberg K, Mangel M. In press.
Density-independent mortality at early life stages increases the probability of overlooking an underlying stock-recruitment relationship
ICES Journal of Marine Science. [ doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsaa246 ]
Enberg K. 2021.
An interdisciplinary, student-active course on UN Sustainable Development Goal 14: Life below water
Nordic Journal of STEM Education. 5. [ doi:10.5324/njsteme.v5i1.3937 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Enberg K, Harlap Y. 2021.
Joining forces for sustainability education – Sustainability Education Collective at the University of Bergen
Nordic Journal of STEM Education. 5. [ doi:10.5324/njsteme.v5i1.3929 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Claireaux M, dos Santos Schmidt TC, Olsen EM, Slotte A, Varpe Ø, Heino M, Enberg K. 2020.
Eight decades of adaptive changes in herring reproductive investment: the joint effect of environment and exploitation
ICES Journal of Marine Science. 78: 631-639. [ doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsaa123 ] [ open access ]
Schmidt TCD, Devine JA, Slotte A, Claireaux M, Johannessen A, Enberg K, Oskarsson GJ, Kennedy J, Kurita Y, Kjesbu OS. 2020.
Environmental stressors may cause unpredicted, notably lagged life-history responses in adults of the planktivorous Atlantic herring
Progress in Oceanography. 181: 14. [ doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2019.102257 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Wathne I, Enberg K, Jensen KH, Heino M. 2020.
Rapid life-history evolution in a wild Daphnia pulex population in response to novel size-dependent predation
Evolutionary Ecology. 34: 257-271. [ doi:10.1007/s10682-020-10031-7 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Enberg K, Steen IH, Ellingsen S. 2019.
Me, myself and I -Teachers’ self-motivation and sense of responsibility determine the use of active learning methods
Nordic Journal of STEM Education. 3: 55-59. [ doi:10.5324/njsteme.v3i1.2992 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Jørgensen C, Enberg K. 2019.
Fishing for answers
Science. 365: 443-444. [ doi:10.1126/science.aay3158 ]
Nikolioudakis N, Skaug HJ, Olafsdottir AH, Jansen T, Jacobsen JA, Enberg K. 2019.
Drivers of the summer-distribution of Northeast Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) in the Nordic Seas from 2011 to 2017; a Bayesian hierarchical modelling approach
ICES Journal of Marine Science. 76: 530-548. [ doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsy085 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Zimmermann F, Claireaux M, Enberg K. 2019.
Common trends in recruitment dynamics of north-east Atlantic fish stocks and their links to environment, ecology and management
Fish and Fisheries. 20: 518-536. [ doi:10.1111/faf.12360 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Claireaux M, Jørgensen C, Enberg K. 2018.
Evolutionary effects of fishing gear on foraging behaviour and life-history traits
Ecology and Evolution. 8: 10711-10721. [ doi:10.1002/ece3.4482 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ] [ online supplement ]
Enberg K, Jørgensen C. 2017.
Conclusion that fishing-induced evolution is negligible follows from model assumptions
PNAS. 114: E4321. [ doi:10.1073/pnas.1700708114 ] [ pdf ] [ Eikeset et al.'s original article ] [ Eikeset et al.'s response ]
Zimmermann F, Enberg K. 2017.
Can less be more? Effects of reduced frequency of surveys and stock assessments
ICES Journal of Marine Science. 74: 56-68. [ doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsw134 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Jørgensen C, Enberg K, Mangel M. 2016.
Modelling and interpreting fish bioenergetics: a role for behaviour, life history traits and survival trade-offs
Journal of Fish Biology. 88: 389-402. [ doi:10.1111/jfb.12834 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Kvamsdal SF, Eide A, Ekerhovd N-A, Enberg K, Gudmundsdottir A, Hoel AH, Mills KE, Mueter FJ, Ravn-Jonsen L, Sandal LK, Stiansen JE, Vestergaard N. 2016.
Harvest control rules in modern fisheries management
Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene. 4: 000114. [ doi:10.12952/journal.elementa.000114 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Boukal DS, Dieckmann U, Enberg K, Heino M, Jørgensen C. 2014.
Life-history implications of the allometric scaling of growth
Journal of Theoretical Biology. 359: 199-207. [ doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2014.05.022 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Laugen AT, Engelhard GH, Whitlock R, Arlinghaus R, Dankel DJ, Dunlop ES, Eikeset AM, Enberg K, Jørgensen C, Matsumura S, Nusslé S, Urbach D, Baulier L, Boukal DS, Ernande B, Johnston FD, Mollet F, Pardoe H, Therkildsen NO, Uusi-Heikkilä S, Vainikka A, Heino M, Rijnsdorp AD, Dieckmann U. 2014.
Evolutionary impact assessment: Accounting for evolutionary consequences of fishing in an ecosystem approach to fisheries management
Fish and Fisheries. 15: 65-96. [ doi:10.1111/faf.12007 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Heino M, Baulier L, Boukal DS, Ernande B, Johnston FD, Mollet F, Pardoe H, Therkildsen NO, Uusi-Heikkilä S, Vainikka A, Arlinghaus R, Dankel DJ, Dunlop ES, Eikeset AM, Enberg K, Engelhard GH, Jørgensen C, Laugen AT, Matsumura S, Nusslé S, Urbach D, Whitlock R, Rijnsdorp AD, Dieckmann U. 2013.
Can fisheries-induced evolution shift reference points for fisheries management?
ICES Journal of Marine Science. 70: 707-721. [ doi:10.1093/icesjms/fst077 ] [ pdf ]
Skagen DW, Skern-Mauritzen M, Dankel D, Enberg K, Kjesbu OS, Nash RDM. 2013.
A simulation framework for evaluating fisheries management decisions using environmental information
ICES Journal of Marine Science. 70: 743-754. [ doi:10.1093/icesjms/fst043 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Enberg K, Jørgensen C, Dunlop ES, Varpe Ø, Boukal DS, Baulier L, Eliassen S, Heino M. 2012.
Fishing-induced evolution of growth: concepts, mechanisms, and the empirical evidence
Marine Ecology. 33: 1-25. [ doi:10.1111/j.1439-0485.2011.00460.x ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Myrseth J, Enberg K, Heino M, Fiksen Ø. 2011.
Do accurate stock estimates increase harvest and reduce variability in fisheries yield?
Natural Resource Modelling. 24: 222-241. [ doi:10.1111/j.1939-7445.2011.00089.x ] [ pdf ]
Dickey-Collas M, Nash RDM, Brunel T, van Damme CJG, Marshall CT, Payne MR, Corten A, Geffen AJ, Peck MA, Hatfield EMC, Hintzen NT, Enberg K, Kell LT, Simmonds EJ. 2010.
Lessons learned from stock collapse and recovery of North Sea herring: a review
ICES Journal of Marine Science. 67: 1875-1886. [ doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsq033 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Enberg K, Jørgensen C, Mangel M. 2010.
Fishing-induced evolution and changing reproductive ecology of fish: the evolution of steepness
Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 67: 1708-1719. [ doi:10.1139/F10-090 ] [ pdf ]
Dunlop ES, Enberg K, Jørgensen C, Heino M. 2009.
Toward Darwinian fisheries management
Evolutionary Applications. 2: 245-259. [ doi:10.1111/j.1752-4571.2009.00087.x ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Enberg K, Jørgensen C, Dunlop ES, Heino M, Dieckmann U. 2009.
Implications of fisheries-induced evolution for stock rebuilding and recovery
Evolutionary Applications. 2: 394-414. [ doi:10.1111/j.1752-4571.2009.00077.x ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Tiira K, Laurila A, Enberg K, Piironen J. 2009.
Short-term dominance: stability and consequences for subsequent growth
Journal of Fish Biology. 74: 2374-2385. [ doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2009.02253.x ] [ pdf ]
Heino M, Baulier L, Boukal DS, Dunlop ES, Eliassen S, Enberg K, Jørgensen C, Varpe Ø. 2008.
Evolution of growth in Gulf of St Lawrence cod?
Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 275: 1111-1112. [ doi:10.1098/rspb.2007.1429 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Jørgensen C, Enberg K, Dunlop ES, Arlinghaus R, Boukal DS, Brander K, Ernande B, Gårdmark A, Johnston F, Matsumura S, Pardoe H, Raab K, Silva A, Vainikka A, Dieckmann U, Heino M, Rijnsdorp AD. 2008.
The role of fisheries-induced evolution - response
Science. 320: 48-50. [ doi:10.1126/science.320.5872.47b ] [ pdf ] [ more information ]
Jørgensen C, Enberg K, Dunlop ES, Arlinghaus R, Boukal DS, Brander K, Ernande B, Gårdmark A, Johnston F, Matsumura S, Pardoe H, Raab K, Silva A, Vainikka A, Dieckmann U, Heino M, Rijnsdorp AD. 2007.
Managing evolving fish stocks
Science. 318: 1247-1248. [ doi:10.1126/science.1148089 ] [ pdf ]
Enberg K, Fowler MS, Ranta E. 2006.
The impacts of different management strategies and environmental forcing in ecological communities
Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 273: 2491-2499. [ doi:10.1098/rspb.2006.3611 ] [ pdf ]
Tiira K, Laurila A, Enberg K, Piironen J, Aikio S, Ranta E, Primmer CR. 2006.
Do dominants have higher heterozygosity? Social status and genetic variation in brown trout, Salmo trutta
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 59: 657-665. [ doi:10.1007/s00265-005-0094-8  ] [ pdf ]
Enberg K. 2005.
Benefits of threshold strategies and age-selective harvesting in a fluctuating fish stock of Norwegian spring spawning herring Clupea harengus
Marine Ecology-Progress Series. 298: 277-286. [ doi:10.3354/meps298277 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Kaitala V, Enberg K, Ranta E. 2004.
Fish harvesting, marine reserves, and distribution of individuals over space
Biological Letters. 41: 3-10.
Gårdmark A, Enberg K, Ripa J, Laakso J, Kaitala V. 2003.
The ecology of recovery
Annales Zoologici Fennici. 40: 131-144. [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Kaitala V, Jonzén N, Enberg K. 2003.
Harvesting strategies in a fish stock dominated by low-frequency variability: the Norwegian spring-spawning herring (Clupea harengus)
Marine Resource Economics. 18: 263-274. [ pdf ]
Lorenzen K, Enberg K. 2002.
Density-dependent growth as a key mechanism in the regulation of fish populations: evidence from among-population comparisons
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences. 269: 49-54. [ doi:10.1098/rspb.2001.1853 ] [ pdf ]
Lahti K, Laurila A, Enberg K, Piironen J. 2001.
Variation in aggressive behaviour and growth rate between populations and migratory forms in the brown trout, Salmo trutta
Animal Behaviour. 62: 935-944. [ doi:10.1006/anbe.2001.1821 ] [ pdf ]

Book Chapters 

Zimmermann F, Enberg K. 2020.
Sustainable fisheries: Models and management
Pages 443 in Managing Biological and Ecological Systems, edited by Fath BD, Jørgensen SE, Cole M. Boca Raton: CRC Press. [ doi:10.1201/9780429346170 ]
Enberg K, Dunlop ES, Jørgensen C. 2008.
Fish growth
Pages 1564-1572 in Encyclopedia of Ecology, edited by Jørgensen SE, Fath BD. Oxford: Elsevier. [ pdf ]
Heino M, Enberg K. 2008.
Sustainable use of populations and overexploitation
In Encyclopedia of life sciences. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons. [ doi:10.1002/9780470015902.a0020476 ] [ pdf ] [ ELS online ]
Lilly GR, Wieland K, Rotschild B, Sundby S, Drinkwater K, Brander K, Ottersen G, Carscadden J, Stenson G, Chouinard G, Swain D, Daan N, Enberg K, Hammill M, Rosing-Asvid A, Svedäng H, Vázquez A. 2008.
Decline and recovery of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) stocks throughout the North Atlantic.
Pages 39-66 in Resiliency of gadid stocks to fishing and climate change, edited by Kruse GH, Drinkwater K, Ianelli JN, Link JS, Stram DL, Wespestad V, Woodby D. Fairbanks, Alaska: Alaska Sea Grant College Program. [ pdf ]

Theses, Reports, etc. 

Arlinghaus R, Baulier L, Boukal D, Dankel D, Dieckmann U, Dunlop E, Eikeset AM, Enberg K, Engelhard G, Ernande B, Heino M, Johnston F, Jørgensen C, Kell L, Laugen A, Matsumura S, Mollet F, Nusslé S, Pardoe H, Rijnsdorp A, Therkildsen N, Urbach D, Uusi-Heikkilä S, Vainikka A, Whitlock R. 2008.
Report of the Study Group on Fisheries Induced Adaptive Change (SGFIAC)
Copenhagen, Denmark: ICES. [ pdf ]
Arlinghaus R, Boukal DS, Dieckmann U, Dunlop ES, Enberg K, Ernande B, Gårdmark A, Heino M, Johnston F, Jørgensen C, Matsumura S, Pardoe H, Raab K, Rijnsdorp AD, Silva A, Vainikka A. 2007.
Report of the Study Group on Fisheries Induced Adaptive Change (SGFIAC).
Copenhagen, Denmark: ICES. [ pdf ]
Enberg K, Heino M. 2007.
Fisheries-induced life history changes in herring
ICES CM. 2007 E: 23. [ pdf ]
Brander K, Budgell P, Carscadden J, Chouinard G, Daan N, Drinkwater K, Enberg K, Hammill M, Lilly GR, Lucas A, Ottersen G, Rosing-Asvid A, Rotschild B, Stenson G, Sundby S, Svedäng H, Swain D, Vázquez A, Wieland K. 2006.
Report of the workshop on the decline and recovery of cod stocks throughout the North Atlantic, including trophodynamic effects (WKDRCS)
St. John's, Canada: 9-12 May 2006. [ pdf ]
Enberg K, Dunlop ES, Heino M, Dieckmann U. 2006.
Ecological and evolutionary recovery of exploited fish stocks
ICES CM. 2006 H: 18.
Enberg K. 2005.
Sustainable harvesting in variable environments
PhD thesis, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Biosciences, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences. ISBN 952-91-8598-7.. [ pdf ]
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