New method can determine how much a predatory fish eats, which can contribute to more sustainable fishing

Imagine that in the future, we know exactly how many fish we can catch without negatively impacting either the stock of predatory fish or their prey—and that we can actually regulate the amount of fish if an excess of, say, cod suddenly occurs in an ecosystem.

Senior researcher Niels Gerner Andersen's model of gastric evacuation has made the road to more sustainable fishing shorter. Photo: Mikal Schlosser.

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If you want to read more about the model, you can find Niels Gerner Andersen’s entire doctoral dissertation via this link.


Niels Gerner Andersen

Niels Gerner Andersen Emeritus, Senior Researcher National Institute of Aquatic Resources Phone: +45 35883465