Arctic Char Conference in Iceland

Matís will organize a conference October 31 - November 1, in cooperation with the Icelandic Marine and Freshwater Research Institute, in Reykjavík, Iceland.

The conference "Arctic char: Ecology, genetics, climate change, and the implication for conservation and management", is expected to attract specialists and stakeholders from all over the world.

Location:

Hafrannsóknastofnun

Skúlagötu 4, 1st floor, S4

101 Reykjavík

 

Preliminary Programme

Tuesday, 31st of October 2017, 8:30-16:30.

CHAIRMAN: Sigurður Guðjónsson

  • Guðbjörg Ólafsdóttir: Detection and mapping of mtDNA SNPs in Arctic Char across the species range
  • Eric Verspoor: A transrange overview of the phylogeny of the Arctic char species complex
  • Lucio Marcello: A transrange assessment of the selective relevance of mtDNA SNPS
  • Sigríður Rut Franzdóttir: Developmental mechanisms of Arctic charr divergence
  • Zophonías O. Jónsson: The Charr in Thingvallavatn – Genome and epigenome sequencing
  • Drywa, A: Genetic differentiation of Arctic Char in Loch Rannoch: nuclear differentiation of the known morphs and substructuring of morphs into multiple breeding populations
  • Ólafur Sigurgeirsson: SWOT- analysis of Icelandic Arctic charr culture

CHAIRMAN: Eric Verspoor

  • Jóhannes Guðbrandsson: Extensive genetic divergence between sympatric Arctic charr morphs in Lake Thingvallavatn
  • Jónína Herdís Ólafsdóttir and Kalina Hristova: Pre-zygotic mechanisms of reproductive isolation in Thingvallavatn Arctic charr
  • Samantha V. Beck: Harnessing the power of maternal effects for increasing the adaptive potential of a single population through developmental processes
  • Bjarni K. Kristjánsson: The evolution of phenotypic diversity in Arctic charr
  • Arnar Pálsson: Population subdivision and genetic differences among anadromous Arctic charr in Iceland
  • Guðni Guðbergsson og Ingi Rúnar Jónsson: Status of Arctic charr in Iceland

 

Wednesday, 1st of November 2017, 8:30-13:00.

CHAIRMAN: Sten Karlsson

  • Erik Jeppesen: Food-web studies in salmonid lakes in Greenland, Iceland and the Faroe Islands
  • Gustav Hellström: Comparing behaviour and habitat preferences between Arctic Charr and Lake Charr in a mountain lake
  • Helgi Thorarensen: The effect of climate change on Arctic charr populations in Iceland – A physiologist perspective
  • Stefán Ó. Steingrímsson: Diverse diel activity patterns in wild stream-dwelling Arctic char
  • Jón Kjartan: Icelandic Arctic charr aquaculture
  • Erlendur Steinar Friðriksson: Arctic Charr fishery management Catch and release in Eyjafjarðará, Iceland
  • Ingeborg Mulder: Within lake winter movement patterns of anadromous Arctic charr in Labrador lakes
  • Michael Power: A retrospective of Arctic charr otoliths: what have we learned about temperature use?

 

 

Registration for the Arctic Char Conference

(Registration Fee is 10,000 ISK)

 



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