Sandeel otter trawl. Illustration: Neil Bromhall.

PhD defence about the effect of lightweight fishing gears on the seabed

Katrina Bromhall, DTU Aqua will defend her PhD thesis "The effect of modified and lightweight fishing gears on benthic macrofauna” on Friday 17 March 2023, 13:00 on Zoom and at DTU in Lyngby, building 303A, auditorium 41.


  • Principal supervisor: Senior Researcher Ole Ritzau Eigaard, DTU Aqua
  • Co-supervisor: Professor Barry O'Neill, DTU Aqua
  • Co-supervisor: Senior Consultant Grete E. Dinesen, DTU Aqua


  • Professor Ludvig Ahm Krag, DTU Aqua (chair)
  • Professor Clare Bradshaw, Stockholm University, Sweden
  • Senior Lecturer Bryce Stewart, University of York, UK

Chairperson at defence

  • Professor Karin Timmerman, DTU Aqua

Participation in the defence

Everybody is welcome to attend Katrina Bromhall's PhD defence at DTU, building 303 A, auditorium 41, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby. 

The defence can also be followed online on Zoom using this link: 
Please, enter the meeting 10 minutes prior to the defence proceedings are scheduled to start. All participants are muted per default, but we ask you to double check that your microphone is turned off at all times. 

Learn more

Learn more about the thesis on DTU Aqua's website

A copy of the thesis is available by e-mail on request. Please contact PhD secretary Karin Stubgaard, 


Fri 17 Mar 23
13:00 - 16:00


DTU Aqua


DTU, building 303A, auditorium 41, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby