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Institute of

SF Sea Fisheries

Dr. Lara Kim Hünerlage

Institute of Sea Fisheries

Herwigstraße 31
27572 Bremerhaven
+49 471 94460 368
+49 471 94460 199

Research Interests

  • Ecophysiology and ecology of marine crustaceans
  • Fisheries exploitation of brown shrimp Crangon crangon
  • Lifecycle and population dynamics of brown shrimp


  • Coordination and further development of research and scientific policy advice on brown shrimp Crangon crangon.
  • Contributions to the ICES working group WGCRAN.


Contact Person for

Educational background and employment

  • since 2017: Scientist at the Thünen Institute of Sea Fisheries.
  • 2015 – 2016: Scientist and guest scientist at the Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar- and Marine Science, Bremerhaven; Section Polar Biological Oceanography; WG Ecophysiology of pelagic key species.
  • 2015: PhD at the University of Hamburg. Title of the thesis: „ Krill in the Arctic and the Atlantic – climatic variability and adaptive capacity”.
  • 2011 – 2014: Research associate (PhD student) at the Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar- and Marine Science, Bremerhaven; Section Functional Ecology; Research Group Evolutionary Ecology; WG Marine Crustaceans; Project KOP124.
  • 2010: Research assistant at the Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Ecology Bremen; WG Fisheries Biology; Project GENUS.
  • 2009 – 2011: Master of Science in Marine Biology at the University of Bremen. Title of the thesis: „Metabolism and response to short-term starvation in three Euphausiid species of the Northern Benguela Current”.
  • 2006 – 2009: Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science at the University of Bielefeld.

Working Groups and Committees

Working Group - CommitteeTasks
Working Group on Crangon Fisheries and Life History (WGCRAN)Compilation of landing data from the brown shrimp fishery as well as analysis of biological data and survey data of Crangon crangon
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