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Institute of

OF Baltic Sea Fisheries

Hannah Schartmann

Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries

Alter Hafen Süd 2
18069 Rostock
+49 381 66099 158
+49 381 66099 199

Research Interests

  • Development and testing of fishing techniques to minimize the conflicts between gillnet fishery and marine nature conservation
  • Reduction of bycatches in active and passive fishing gears

Scientific background

Since 02/2022: PhD student in the project „STELlnetzfischerei-LösungsAnsätze-2 (STELLA2)“

11/2019 – 12/2021: Employee in the management board of the political party Alliance 90/The Greens in Rostock; Project leader of the project „The climate change at our doorstep“, funded by the Federal Ministery for Economic Cooperation and Development and the Norh German Foundation for Environment and Development (NUE)

2017 – 2020: Scientific worker in the research group „Marine Nature Conservation and Marine Planning“ at the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde (IOW)

10/2016 – 09/2019: Master of Science study in Marine Biology at the University of Rostock; Master thesis: „Activity pattern of harbour porpoises in the coastel waters of Fyn, Denmark“

10/2013 – 09/2016: Bachelor of Science study in Biology at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Bachelor thesis: „Relationship between skin temperature and body composition“


Schartmann, H., Kratzer, I., Stepputtis, D. & Dähne, M. (2019) Night owl or early bird? The diel activity of wild harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) in Fyns Hoved, Denmark. Poster at the World Marine Mammal Science Conference in Barcelona, Spain.


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      Schartmann H (2019) Activity pattern of the harbour por-poise Phocoena phocoena in the coastal waters of Fyn (Denmark). Rostock: Univ Rostock, 189 p, Rostock, Univ, Masterarbeit

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