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Institute of

OF Baltic Sea Fisheries

Dr. Wolf-Christian Lewin


Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries

Alter Hafen Süd 2
18069 Rostock
Telephone
+49 381 66099 128
Fax
+49 381 66099 199
Email
wolf-christian.lewin@thuenen.de

Fields of Activity

Scientist in "Marine ecological-economic systems in the Western Baltic Sea and beyond: Shifting the baseline to a regime of sustainability“ (marEEshift)

Research Interests

  • Sustainable fisheries management
  • Fish biology, trophic interaktions in freshwater lakes
  • Ecology of mining lakes, influence of mine drainage on riverine ecosystems
  • Fish monitoring and biostatistics

Scientific background

since May 2019: Scientist at the Thünen Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries, Rostock

2018 - Jan. 2019: Scientist at the Thünen Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries, Rostock

2016 - 2017: Scientist at the Thünen Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries, Rostock

2009 - 2015: Scientist at the Institute for Inland Fisheries, Potsdam-Sacrow

2011: Promotion „Trophical interactions in shallow lakes - the spatio-temporal distribution of juvenile fish and their influence on lower trophic levels”

2002 - 2009: Scientist and PhD student at the Leibniz-Institute for Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin

1996 - 2002: Studies „Fishery Science and Aquaculture“ (Humboldt-University, Berlin)

1991 - 1996: Work as landscape architect

1986 - 1991: Studies „Landscape planning“ (Technical University Berlin)

Publications (Thünen)

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    Lewin W-C, Weltersbach MS, Haase K, Arlinghaus R, Strehlow HV (2022) Change points in marine recreational fisheries - the impact of stock status and fisheries regulations : a case from the western Baltic Sea. Fish Res:in Press, DOI:10.1016/j.fishres.2022.106548

  2. 1

    Lewin W-C, Weltersbach MS, Haase K, Riepe C, Strehlow HV (2022) Potential biases in angler diary data: The impact of the diarist recruitment process on participation rates, catch, harvest, and effort estimates. Fish Res:in Press, DOI:10.1016/j.fishres.2022.106551

  3. 2

    Haase K, Weltersbach MS, Lewin W-C, Zimmermann C, Strehlow HV (2022) Potential effects of management options on marine recreational fisheries - the example of the western Baltic cod fishery. ICES J Mar Sci:in Press, DOI:10.1093/icesjms/fsac012

  4. 3

    Pietrock M, Ritterbusch D, Lewin W-C, Shumka S, Spirkovski Z, Ilik-Boeva D, Brämick U, Peveling R (2022) The fish community of the ancient Prespa Lake (Southeast Europe) : non-indigenous species take over. Fish Aquat Life 30(3):112-124, DOI:10.2478/aopf-2022-0011

    https://literatur.thuenen.de/digbib_extern/dn065487.pdf

  5. 4

    Lewin W-C, Weltersbach MS, Haase K, Riepe C, Skov C, Gundelund C, Strehlow HV (2021) Comparing on-site and off-site survey data to investigate survey biases in recreational fisheries data. ICES J Mar Sci 78(7):2528-2546, DOI:10.1093/icesjms/fsab131

  6. 5

    Weltersbach MS, Riepe C, Lewin W-C, Strehlow HV (2021) Ökologische, soziale und ökonomische Dimensionen des Meeresangelns in Deutschland. Braunschweig: Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut, 210 p, Thünen Rep 83, DOI:10.3220/REP1611578297000

    https://literatur.thuenen.de/digbib_extern/dn063300.pdf

  7. 6

    Dorow M, Lewin W-C, Lill D, Ubl C, Frankowski J (2021) Using logbook-based catch-rate data to detect yellow eel population trends in the southern Baltic Sea. Fish Manag Ecol 28(6):564-572, DOI:10.1111/fme.12505

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    Lewin W-C, Weltersbach MS, Haase K, Strehlow HV (2021) Who travels how far: German Baltic sea anglers’ travel distances as precondition for fisheries management and coastal spatial planning. Ocean Coastal Manag 209:105640, DOI:10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2021.105640

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    Lewin W-C, Weltersbach MS, Denfeld G, Strehlow HV (2020) Recreational anglers’ perceptions, attitudes and estimated contribution to angling related marine litter in the German Baltic Sea. J Environ Manag 272:111062, DOI:10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.111062

  10. 9

    Rau A, Lewin W-C, Zettler ML, Gogina M, Dorrien C von (2019) Abiotic and biotic drivers of flatfish abundance within distinct demersal fish assemblages in a brackish ecosystem (western Baltic Sea). Estuar Coast Shelf Sci 220:38-47, DOI:10.1016/j.ecss.2019.02.035

  11. 10

    Lewin W-C, Weltersbach MS, Denfeld G, Strehlow HV (2019) Bedeutung und Bewertung von Meeresmüll aus der marinen Freizeitfischerei und Maßnahmen zur Vermeidung : Endbericht ; erstellt im Auftrag des NLWKN und des LUNG M-V. Rostock: Thünen-Institut für Ostseefischerei, 114 p

    https://literatur.thuenen.de/digbib_extern/dn061841.pdf

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    Weltersbach MS, Lewin W-C, Gröger JP, Strehlow HV (2019) Effect of lure and bait type on catch, size, hooking location, injury and bycatch in the western Baltic Sea recreational cod fishery. Fish Res 210:121-130, DOI:10.1016/j.fishres.2018.10.002

  13. 12

    Lewin W-C, Weltersbach MS, Ferter K, Hyder K, Mugerza E, Prellezo R, Radford Z, Zarauz L, Strehlow HV (2019) Potential environmental impacts of recreational fishing on marine fish stocks and ecosystems. Rev Fish Sci Aquacult 27(3):287-330, DOI:10.1080/23308249.2019.1586829

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    Lewin W-C, Strehlow HV, Ferter K, Hyder K, Niemax J, Herrmann JP, Weltersbach MS (2018) Estimating post-release mortality of European sea bass based on experimental angling. ICES J Mar Sci 75(4):1483–1495, DOI:10.1093/icesjms/fsx240

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    Radford Z, Hyder K, Zarauz L, Mugerza E, Ferter K, Prellezo R, Strehlow HV, Townhill B, Lewin W-C, Weltersbach MS (2018) The impact of marine recreational fishing on key fish stocks in European waters. PLoS One 13(9):e0201666, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0201666

    https://literatur.thuenen.de/digbib_extern/dn060070.pdf

  16. 15

    Hyder K, Radford Z, Prellezo R, Weltersbach MS, Lewin W-C, Zarauz L, Ferter K, Ruiz J, Townhill B, Mugerza E, Strehlow HV (2017) Research for PECH Committee - Marine recreational and semi-subsistence fishing - its value and its impact on fish stocks : Study. Luxembourg: European Commission, DOI:10.2861/2728

    Publications (previous)

    1. 0

      Lewin W-C, Brämick U (2015) Die Entwicklung der Fischfauna nach winterlicher Ausstickung am Beispiel des Rangsdorfer Sees. Der Märkische Fischer(1):38-40

    2. 1

      Lewin W-C (2015) Die Plötze - Brandenburger "Fisch des Jahres" 2015. Der Märkische Fischer(52)

    3. 2

      Lewin W-C, Brämick U (2014) Der Einfluss wasserbaulicher Anlagen im Uferbereich auf die Fischfauna und Möglichkeiten zur Quantifizierung von Entschädigungsansprüchen. Angler Fischer Sachsen Anh(19):25-27

    4. 3

      Emmrich M, Schälicke S, Hühn D, Lewin W-C, Arlinghaus R (2014) No differences between littoral fish community structure of small natural and gravel pit lakes in the northern German lowlands. Limnologica 46:84-93, DOI:10.1016/j.limno.2013.12.005

    5. 4

      Lewin W-C, Mehner T, Ritterbusch D, Brämick U (2014) The influence of anthropogenic shoreline changes on the littoral abundance of fish species in German lowland lakes varying in depth as determined by boosted regression trees. Hydrobiologia 724(1):293-306, DOI:10.1007/s10750-013-1746-8

    6. 5

      Lewin W-C, Brämick U (2013) Das Institut für Binnenfischerei informiert : Der Einfluss wasserbaulicher Anlagen im Uferbereich auf die Fischfauna und Möglichkeiten zur Quantifizierung von Entschädigungsansprüchen. Der Märkische Fischer(43):41-42

    7. 6

      Lewin W-C, Weichler F, Hannemann N (2013) Die Fischfauna der Niederungsmoore und ihre Bewirtschaftung am Beispiel des Drömlings. Potsdam: Institut für Binnenfischerei eV Potsdam-Sacrow, 40 p

    8. 7

      Lewin W-C, Fladung E (2012) Die Bedeutung der Flutmulden der Lenzener Elbtalaue für die Flussfischgemeinschaft. In: Die Deichrückverlegung bei Lenzen : erste Ergebnisse der wissenschaftlichen Begleitung. Potsdam: Min Umwelt Gesundheit Verbr schutz Brandenburg, pp 73-78

    9. 8

      Huckstorf V, Lewin W-C, Mehner T, Wolter C (2011) Impoverishment of yoy-fish assemblages by intense commercial navigation in a large lowland river. River Res Appl 27(10):1253-1263, DOI:10.1002/rra.1420

    10. 9

      Lewin W-C, Bischoff A, Mehner T (2010) Die "Gute fachliche Praxis" in der Binnenfischerei : Ergebnisse des F+E-Vorhabens "Naturschutzfachliche Konkretisierung einer guten fachlichen Praxis in der Binnenfischerei" (FKZ 803 82 200. Münster: BfN-Schriftenvertrieb, 477 p, Naturschutz Biol Vielfalt 105

    11. 10

      Lewin W-C, Freyhof J, Huckstorf V, Mehner T, Wolter C (2010) When no catches matter: Coping with zeros in environmental assessments. Ecol Indic 10(3):572-583, DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2009.09.006

    12. 11

      Huckstorf V, Lewin W-C, Mehner T, Wolter C (2009) Performance level and efficiency of two differing predator-avoidance strategies depend on nutritional state of the prey fish. Behav Ecol Sociobiol 63(12):1735-1742, DOI:10.1007/s00265-009-0790-x

    13. 12

      Lewin W-C, McPhee DP, Arlinghaus R (2008) Biological impacts of recreational fishing resulting from exploitation, stocking and introduction. In: Aas Ø (ed) Global challenges in recreational fisheries. Oxford: Blackwell, pp 75-92

    14. 13

      Huckstorf V, Lewin W-C, Wolter C (2008) Environmental flow methodologies to protect fisheries resources in human-modified large lowland rivers. River Res Appl 24(5):519-527, DOI:10.1002/rra.1131

    15. 14

      Lewin W-C, Arlinghaus R, Mehner T (2006) Documented and potential biological impacts of recreational fishing: insights for management and conservation. Rev Fish Sci 14(4):305-367, DOI:10.1080/10641260600886455

    16. 15

      Okun N, Lewin W-C, Mehner T (2005) Top-down and bottom-up impacts of juvenile fish in a littoral reed stand. Freshwater Biol 50(5):798-812, DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2427.2005.01361.x

    17. 16

      Lewin W-C, Okun N, Mehner T (2004) Determinants of the distribution of juvenile fish in the littoral area of the shallow lake. Freshwater Biol 49(4):410-424

    18. 17

      Lewin W-C, Okun N, Mehner T (2004) Distribution of juvenile fish in the littoral area of a shallow lake. Ber IGB(20):65-73

    19. 18

      Lewin W-C, Kamjunke N, Mehner T (2003) Phosphorus uptake by microcystis during passage through fish guts. Limnol Oceanogr 48(6):2391-2396

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