Glacier lantern fish

PhD defence by Berthe M.J. Vastenhoud on the sustainability of a potential mesopelagic fishery

Berthe M.J. Vastenhoud, DTU Aqua will defend her PhD thesis "Fish stock assessment and fisheries dynamic modelling investigating sustainability of potential mesopelagic resource exploitation" on 14 June 2024, at 13:00.

The defence can be followed online or at DTU Lyngby Campus (please see box).


  • Associate Professor Carsten Hvingel, DTU Aqua (chair)
  • Principal Investigator David G. Reid, University College Cork, Ireland
  • Professor Clara Ulrich, French National Institute for Ocean Science, France

Chairperson at defence

  • Anna Rindorf, DTU Aqua


  • Principal supervisor: Professor J. Rasmus Nielsen, DTU Aqua
  • Co-supervisor: Researcher Alexandros Kokkalis, DTU Aqua
  • Co-supervisor: Senior Researcher Francois Bastardie, DTU Aqua
  • Co-supervisor: Professor Ken H. Andersen, DTU Aqua 

Learn more

A copy of the thesis is available for reading at DTU Aqua. Please contact PhD Coordinator Susan Zumbach Johannesen, 

Learn more abou the thesis on DTU Aqua's website


Fri 14 Jun 24
13:00 - 16:00


In person: DTU, Anker Engelunds Vej, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, building 303A, aud. 44


Online: The defence can be followed on Teams via this link