Institute of

Baltic Sea Fisheries


Marie Austerhoff
Institut für Ostseefischerei

Alter Hafen Süd 2
18069 Rostock
Phone: +49 381 66099 102
Fax: +49 381 66099 199

Rainer Oeberst

 Rainer  Oeberst

Retired since May 1st, 2017

Fields of Activity

  • Member of the ICES working groups WGBIFS and WGBFAS

Research Interests

Modelling and statistical analyses

  • Developing assessment methods and management strategies for fish stocks
  • Designing and planning of surveys
  • Optimising sampling strategies
  • Developing stock models and analysing the relationships between Baltic fish stocks and hydrographical conditions

Scientific background

1992-2017: Scientist at the Institute of Baltic Sea Fishery

1978-1991: Scientist at the Institute of Deep Sea Fishery in Rostock

1978: MSc of mathematics at the university of Rostock

1973-1978: Study of mathematics at the university of Rostock


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  1. Stroganov AN, Bleil M, Oeberst R, Semenova AV, Winkler H (2018) First evidence of spawning of eastern Baltic cod (Gadus morhua callarias) in the Belt Sea, the main spawning area of western Baltic cod (Gadus morhua L.). J Appl Ichthyol 34(3):527-534, DOI:10.1111/jai.13550
  2. Polte P, Oeberst R, Gröhsler T (2017) Annex 5h: Rügen herring larvae survey (RHLS). ICES WGIPS Rep 2017:284-287
  3. Warden L, Moros M, Neumann T, Shennan S, Timpson A, Manning K, Sollai M, Wacker L, Perner K, Häusler L, Leipe T, Zillen L, Kotilainen A, Jansen E, Schneider RR, Oeberst R, Arz H, Sinninghe Damste JS (2017) Climate induced human demographic and cultural change in northern Europe during the mid-Holocene. Sci Rep 7:15251, DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-14353-5
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  4. Friedland KD, Dannewitz J, Romakkaniemi A, Palm S, Pulkkinen H, Pakarinen T, Oeberst R (2017) Post-smolt survival of Baltic salmon in context to changing environmental conditions and predators. ICES J Mar Sci 74(5):1344-1355, DOI:10.1093/icesjms/fsw178
  5. Oeberst R, Gröhsler T, Schaber M (2016) Applicability of the separation function (SF) for Western Baltic Spring Spawning and Central Baltic herring stocks on 2015 GERAS survey results. ICES WGBIFS Rep 2016:319-322
  6. Hüssy K, Radtke K, Plikshs M, Oeberst R, Baranova T, Krumme U, Sjöberg R, Walther Y, Mosegaard H (2016) Challenging ICES age estimation protocols: lessons learned from the eastern Baltic cod stock. ICES J Mar Sci 73(9):2138-2149, DOI:10.1093/icesjms/fsw107
  7. Gröhsler T, Schaber M, Larson N, Oeberst R (2016) Separating two herring stocks from growth data: long-term changes in survey indices for Western Baltic Spring Spawning Herring (Clupea harengus) after application of a stock separation function. J Appl Ichthyol 32(1):40-45, DOI:10.1111/jai.12924
  8. Kraak SBM, Dorrien C von, Krumme U, Nordheim L von, Oeberst R, Strehlow HV, Zimmermann C (2016) The discard ban and its impact on the MSY objective - The Baltic Sea. In: Research for PECH Committee - The discard ban and its impact on the maximum sustainable yield objective on fisheries : workshop. Brussels: European Union, pp 137-194
  9. Oeberst R (2015) Development of mean age at length of eastern Baltic cod estimated by countries : Benchmark on Baltic cod stocks (WKBALCOD) 2-6 March 2015 ; working paper (4). Copenhagen: ICES, 8 p
  10. Oeberst R (2015) Distance between centre and outer edge of hyaline zones of western and eastern Baltic cod : Benchmark on Baltic cod stocks (WKBALCOD) 2 – 6 March 2015 ; working paper (2). Copenhagen: ICES, 16 p

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