Research scientist, Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, NINA and Adjunct professor, University of Tromsø, Norway
Presenting: I beep, therefore I am? An overview of the use of telemetry methods in studies of fish downstream migration.
Eva Thorstad has been working with fish ecology, habitat use and migrations in freshwater, estuaries and marine systems in Norway and several other European, African and Asian countries. Her main expertise is in exploitation and management of fish resources including catch advice, effects of salmon farming, hydropower development, migration barriers, pollution and other human impacts. Methodological expertise in electronic telemetry tagging and other fish monitoring methods. Particular knowledge of Atlantic salmon, brown trout and European eel.