Department of
Biological Sciences

Researcher, PhD
Tom J. Langbehn

Peer-Reviewed Articles 

Dunn M, McGowan-Yallop C, Pedersen G, Falk-Petersen S, Daase M, Last K, Langbehn TJ, Fielding S, Brierley AS, Cottier F, Basedow SL, Camus L, Geoffroy M. In press.
Model-informed classification of broadband acoustic backscatter from zooplankton in an in situ mesocosm
ICES Journal of Marine Science. [ doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsad192 ]
Quintela M, Seljestad GW, Dahle G, Hallfredsson EH, Enberg K, Langbehn TJ, Jansson E, Glover KA, Westgaard J-I. In press.
Scrutinizing the current management units of the greater argentine in the light of genetic structure
ICES Journal of Marine Science.
Ljungström G, Langbehn T, Jørgensen C. 2024.
Bergmann patterns in planktivorous fishes: A light-size or a zooplankton community-size rule is just as valid explanation as the temperature-size rule
Global Ecology and Biogeography. 33: 17-33. [ doi:10.1111/geb.13782 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Scherrer KJN, Langbehn TJ, Ljungström G, Enberg K, Hornborg S, Dingsør GE, Jørgensen C. 2024.
Spatial restrictions inadvertently doubled the carbon footprint of Norway’s mackerel fishing fleet
Marine Policy. 161: 106014. [ doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2024.106014 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ] [ short video ]
Langbehn TJ, Aarflot JM, Freer JJ, Varpe Ø. 2023.
Visual predation risk and spatial distributions of large Arctic copepods along gradients of sea ice and bottom depth
Limnology and Oceanography. 68: 1388-1405. [ doi:10.1002/lno.12354 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Meister N, Langbehn TJ, Varpe Ø, Jørgensen C. 2023.
Blue mussels in western Norway have vanished where in reach of crawling predators
Marine Ecology Progress Series. 721: 85-101. [ doi:10.3354/meps14416 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Ottmann D, Langbehn TJ, Reglero P, Alvarez-Berastegui D, Fiksen Ø. 2023.
Model of mesopelagic fish predation on eggs and larvae shows benefits of tuna spawning under full moon
Limnology and Oceanography. 68: 2632-2641. [ doi:10.1002/lno.12465 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Langbehn T, Aksnes DL, Kaartvedt S, Fiksen Ø, Ljungström G, Jørgensen C. 2022.
Poleward distribution of mesopelagic fishes is constrained by seasonality in light
Global Ecology and Biogeography. 31: 546-561. [ doi:10.1111/geb.13446 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Woods PJ, Macdonald JI, Bárðarson H, Bonanomi S, Boonstra WJ, Cornell G, Cripps G, Danielsen R, Färber L, Ferreira ASA, Ferguson K, Holma M, Holt RE, Hunter KL, Kokkalis A, Langbehn TJ, Ljungström G, Nieminen E, Nordström MC, Oostdijk M, Richter A, Romagnoni G, Sguotti C, Simons A, Shackell NL, Snickars M, Whittington JD, Wootton H, Yletyinen J. 2022.
A review of adaptation options in fisheries management to support resilience and transition under socio-ecological change
ICES Journal of Marine Science. 79: 463-479. [ doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsab146 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Geoffroy M, Langbehn T, Priou P, Varpe Ø, Johnsen G, Le Bris A, Fisher JAD, Daase M, McKee D, Cohen J, Berge J. 2021.
Pelagic organisms avoid white, blue, and red artificial light from scientific instruments
Scientific Reports. 11: 14941. [ doi:10.1038/s41598-021-94355-6 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Ljungström G, Langbehn TJ, Jørgensen C. 2021.
Light and energetics at seasonal extremes limit poleward range shifts
Nature Climate Change. 11: 530-536. [ doi:10.1038/s41558-021-01045-2 ] [ Video abstract ] [ Read for free on Nature website ]
Butler WE, Guðmundsdóttir LÓ, Logemann K, Langbehn TJ, Marteinsdóttir G. 2020.
Egg size and density estimates for three gadoids in Icelandic waters and their implications for the vertical distribution of eggs along a stratified water column
Journal of Marine Systems. 204: 103290. [ doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2019.103290 ] [ pdf ]
Kaartvedt S, Aksnes DL, Langbehn TJ. 2019.
Enlightening the ocean’s twilight zone
ICES Journal of Marine Science. 76: 803-812. [ doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsz010 ] [ open access ] Kaartvedt_2019_Enlightening_the_oceans_twilight_zone.pdf" class="link">[ pdf ]
Langbehn TJ, Aksnes DL, Kaartvedt S, Fiksen Ø, Jørgensen C. 2019.
Light comfort zone in a mesopelagic fish emerges from adaptive behaviour along a latitudinal gradient
Marine Ecology Progress Series. 623: 161-174. [ doi:10.3354/meps13024 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ] [ Online supplement ]
Sguotti C, Otto SA, Frelat R, Langbehn TJ, Ryberg MP, Lindegren M, Durant JM, Stenseth NC, Möllmann C. 2019.
Catastrophic dynamics limit Atlantic cod recovery
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 286: 20182877. [ doi:10.1098/rspb.2018.2877 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
Geoffroy M, Berge J, Majaneva S, Johnsen G, Langbehn TJ, Cottier F, Mogstad AA, Zolich A, Last K. 2018.
Increased occurrence of the jellyfish Periphylla periphylla in the European high Arctic
Polar Biology. 41: 2615-2619. [ doi:10.1007/s00300-018-2368-4 ] [ pdf ]
Langbehn TJ, Varpe Ø. 2017.
Sea-ice loss boosts visual search: fish foraging and changing pelagic interactions in polar oceans
Global Change Biology. 23: 5318-5330. [ doi:10.1111/gcb.13797 ] [ open access ] [ pdf ]
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