Managing Evolving Fish Stocks

C. Jørgensen, K. Enberg, E.S. Dunlop, R. Arlinghaus, D.S. Boukal, K. Brander, B. Ernande, A. Gårdmark, F. Johnston, S. Matsumura, H. Pardoe, K. Raab, A. Silva, A. Vainikka, U. Dieckmann, M. Heino, and A.D. Rijnsdorp.
Managing Evolving Fish Stocks
Science 318: 1247-1248 (2007).
 


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Corresponding author: christian.jorgensen@bio.uib.no

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Arising Letter Exhcange

H.I. Browman, C.T. Marshall, and R. Law.
The Role of Fisheries-Induced Evolution
Science 320: 47 (2008).

A. Kuparinen and J. Merilä.
The Role of Fisheries-Induced Evolution
Science 320: 47-48 (2008).

C. Jørgensen, K. Enberg, E.S. Dunlop, R. Arlinghaus, D.S. Boukal, K. Brander, B. Ernande, A. Gårdmark, F. Johnston, S. Matsumura, H. Pardoe, K. Raab, A. Silva, A. Vainikka, U. Dieckmann, M. Heino, and A.D. Rijnsdorp.
The Role of Fisheries-Induced Evolution - Response
Science 320: 48-50 (2008).


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Authors

Christian Jørgensen Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Norway
Office phone: +47 55 58 46 18, Mobile: +47 418 09 327
 
Katja Enberg Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Norway
Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway
Office phone: +47 55 58 42 46
 
Erin S. Dunlop Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway
Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Norway
 
Robert Arlinghaus Department of Biology and Ecology of Fishes, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin, Germany
Humboldt-University of Berlin, Institute of Animal Sciences, Berlin, Germany
 
David S. Boukal Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway
Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Norway
 
Keith Brander Internation Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), Copenhagen, Denmark
 
Bruno Ernande Laboratoire Ressources Halieutiques, Institut Français de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer (IFREMER), Port-en-Bessin, France
Evolution and Ecology Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria
Mobile phone: + 33 6 14 10 26 21
 
Anna Gårdmark Institute of Coastal Research, Swedish Board of Fisheries, Öregrund, Sweden
Office phone: +46 17 34 64 66
 
Fiona Johnston Evolution and Ecology Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria
Department of Biology and Ecology of Fishes, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin, Germany
 
Shuichi Matsumura Evolution and Ecology Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria
Department of Biology and Ecology of Fishes, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin, Germany
 
Heidi Pardoe Marine Research Institute, Reykjavik, Iceland
University of Iceland, Institute of Biology, Sturlugata 7, Reykjavik, Iceland
 
Kristina Raab Hólaskóli, Saudarkrókur, Iceland
University of Iceland, Institute of Biology, Sturlugata 7, Reykjavik, Iceland
 
Alexandra Silva INRB-IPIMAR National Institute for Agriculture and Fisheries, Lisboa, Portugal
 
Anssi Vainikka Institute of Coastal Research, Swedish Board of Fisheries, Öregrund, Sweden
 
Ulf Dieckmann Evolution and Ecology Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria
Office phone: +43 2236 807 386
 
Mikko Heino Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Norway
Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway
Evolution and Ecology Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria
 
Adriaan D. Rijnsdorp Wageningen Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies (IMARES), Ijmuiden, the Netherlands
 

 
The paper originated from the work of the Study Group on Fisheries-Induced Adaptive Change of The Internation Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES). Please contact its chairs Ulf Dieckmann, Mikko Heino, or Adriaan D. Rijnsdorp for information about the Study Group or how to join or contribute.

 
In the Media - English

 
Reuters: Evolution seen key to saving fish stocks
The press agency Reuters has interviewed Ulf Dieckmann. The story has been picked up by many. [23.11.2007]
 
The Vancouver Sun [Canada]: Overfished species suffer evolutionary damage [23.11.2007]
The Straits Times [Singapore]: Evolution impact key to save fish stocks [23.11.2007]
ABC Science Online [Australia]: Fisheries producing small, less fertile fish [23.11.2007]
The Australian [Australia]: Overfishing is changing evolution [23.11.2007]
SBS Online [Australia]: Evolution impact key to fish stocks [23.11.2007]
Planet Ark [Australia]: Evolution impact key to save fish stocks [24.11.2007]
GreenDiary.com: Fish stocks witnessing evolutionary change [25.11.2007]
Environmental News Network [USA]: Evolution seen key to saving fish stocks [28.11.2007]
The China Post [Taiwan]: Evolution impact key to save fish stocks, say scientists [28.11.2007]

Cordis: The fit die young
The European Union's website Cordis interviewed Robert Arlinghaus. [23.11.2007]
 

In the Media - Other Languages

 
Ulf Dieckmann and Robert Arlinghaus have been interviewed by some German and Austrian newspapers, and these news stories have been picked up by many other news outlets.
Der Standard: Das kurze Leben des Kabeljau [23.11.07] [In German]
Innovations-Report: Evolution durch Fischfang [23.11.07] [In German]
Austrian Public Broadcaster ORF: Fischerei greift massiv in Fisch-Evolution ein [23.11.07] [In German]
Die Welt Online: Nur die Kleinen werden überleben [23.11.07] [In German]
Der Spiegel: Fischerei lässt Fische schrumpfen [23.11.07] [In German]
Berliner Umschau: Erst werden sie kleiner und irgendwann sind sie weg [24.11.07] [In German]
Berliner Morgenpost: Weltweit schrumpfen die Fische [25.11.07] [In German]
Care & Click Charity: Fische in Gefahr [25.11.07] [In German]
Pressetext.com: Fischerei greift ins Erbgut ein [25.11.07] [In German]
Wallstreet:online: Fischerei greift ins Erbgut ein [25.11.07] [In German]
Scinexx.de: Fischer spielen Darwin [25.11.07] [In German]
Scienzz.de: Evolution durch Fischfang [25.11.07] [In German]
AlphaGalileo.org: Evolution durch Fischfang [25.11.07] [In German]
ChemieOnline.de: Evolution durch Fischfang [27.11.07] [In German]
 
Olo.ru [In Russian]
[25.11.2007]
 
Osel.cz: Darwin a rybolov [In Czech]
David Boukal wrote a piece for the Czech science site Objective Source E-Learning. [27.11.2007]
 
Kyst.no: Fiskerier har evolusjonære effekter [In Norwegian]
The Norwegian marine online news kyst.no picked up this story from the Institute of Marine Research website. [27.11.2007]
 
NRK Verdt å vite: Radio interview [In Norwegian]
The popular science radio program Verdt å vite on the Norwegian public service broadcaster NRK interviewed Christian Jørgensen. [28.11.2007] [ mp3 ]
 
Neues Deutschland: Schrumpfende Fische [In German]
Robert Arlinhaugs was interviewed for this piece. [30.11.2007]
 
Networld.at: 'Backfische' gefährden den Fischbestand: Die Fische produzieren immer weniger Eier [In German]
Frauenecke.de: 'Backfische' gefährden den Fischbestand: Die Fische produzieren immer weniger Eier [In German]
This interview with Ulf Dieckmann has appeared several places. [03.12.2007]
 
Forskning.no: Fiske gjør at fisken endrer seg [In Norwegian]
The Norwegian popular science website picked up this interview with Mikko Heino and Christian Jørgensen. [04.12.2007]
 
Kennislink.nl: Snelle evolutie naar kleine vis [In Dutch]
The Dutch science website interviewed Adriaan Rijnsdorp 23 November. [04.12.2007]
 
Fanlog Radio 1: Sluwe vis [In Dutch]
Adriaan Rijnsdorp was interviewed for this radio channel, which also has an online news story, on 23 November. [04.12.2007]
 
BNR Nieuws Radio: Radio interview with Adriaan Rijnsdoorp [In Dutch]
The Dutch radio channel BNR Nieuws Radio interviewed Adriaan Rijnsdorp 23 November. [04.12.2007]
 
Vroege voegels: Vissen worden steeds kleiner [In Dutch]
Adriaan Rijnsdorp was interviewed for the radio channel Vara, which also has an online news story. [04.12.2007]
 
Boomblad: Vissen veranderen genetisch door visserij [In Dutch]
This Dutch magazine for nature and landscape interviewed Adriaan Rijnsdorp in their 23 November edition. [04.12.2007]
 
NOS Journaal: Vissen kleiner door overbevissing [In Dutch]
The Dutch television news NOS Journaal aired an interview with Adriaan Rijnsdorp on 23 November in their 18:00 and 20:00 broadcasts. The same day Adriaan was interviewed for RTL4 Journaal. [04.12.2007]
 
Reformatorisch Dagblad: Visserij bedreigt vitaliteit vis [In Dutch]
In addition to this story from 23 November, Adriaan Rijnsdorp was interviewed also by Noordhollands Dagblad and Bionieuws. [04.12.2007]
 
Helsingin Sanomat: Liika kalastus ajaa kalat elämään kuin viimeistä päivää [In Finnish]
The Main Finnish News Paper Helsingin Sanomat interviewed Mikko Heino and Katja Enberg. Story as a pdf here [18.12.2007]
 
Upsala Nya Tidning: Storskaligt fiske ger mindre fiskar [In Swedish]
The Swedish Newspaper Upsala Nya Tidning interviewed Anna Gårdmark. [08.01.2008]
 
Schweizer Radio DRS: Interview with Ulf Dieckmann [In German]
The Swiss broadcaster DRS interviewed Ulf Dieckmann in a show that was aired on their radio channels DRS1 and DRS4 16 January 2008. The interview is available as an mp3 file. [18.01.2008]
 

On the Web Sites of Research Institutions

 
Institute of Marine Research: Evolutionary effects of fishing [In English]
Institute of Marine Research: Fiskerier har evolusjonære effekter [In Norwegian]
The Norwegian Institute of Marine Research presents the paper and evolutionary enlightened management in English and Norwegian on their website. [26.11.2007]
 
Wageningen IMARES: Uitdaging voor het visserijbeheer [In Dutch]
The Dutch marine research institute Wageningen IMARES has a story on their website. [25.11.2007]
 
IIASA Press Release: IIASA scientists warn of need to assess human impact on evolutionary changes [pdf]
The Press Release issued by The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis. [23.11.2007]
 
IIASA front page: Managing Evolving Fish Stocks
The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis has a short news story on their front page. [23.11.2007]
 
University of Bergen: Fiske fører til evolusjon [In Norwegian]
The University of Bergen's online newspaper interviewed Mikko Heino and Christian Jørgensen about the newly started research group Evofish and the article Managing Evolving Fish Stocks in Science. [23.11.2007]
 
Evofish: Managing Evolving Fish Stocks
Five of the coauthors are working at the Evofish Research Group at the University of Bergen. Here they describe the paper. [22.11.2007]