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

Dr. Yury Zablotski

Dr. Yury  Zablotski

until November 14th, 2018

Fields of activity

  • Development of data retrieval systems and evaluation routines for various database systems
  • Evaluation of complex data sets with modern statistical methods for scientific publications and expert opinions as well as support for international working groups
  • Co-development of common databases of Thünen fisheries institutes

Research interests

  • Development and maintenance of fisheries database systems with SQL, PostgreSQL, Access
  • Statistical analysis of fisheries-biology data with R
  • Fisheries and aquaculture
  • Evolution of marine plankton

Scientific background

2016 - 2018: Data Scientist for statistical analyses of fisheries-biology data at the Thünen Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries, Rostock

2015 - 2016: Consultant at PPI Media GmbH, Kiel

2011 - 2014: PhD Student at the Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel and at the GEOMAR - Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel on the subject: „Optimality and trait based approaches to sympatric speciation and sympatric co-evolution of predator and prey traits in marine plankton”

2010: Research Scientist at the GMA mbH (Society for marine aquaculture Ltd.), Büsum

2005 - 2011: Research Assistant in the Ecology of Marine Fishes at the GEOMAR - Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, dealing with: Fish larvae stomach content analysis, Cultivation of microalgae to feed copepods, Data digitalisation in FishBase

2004 - 2010: Study of Fisheries Biology at the Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel

2000 - 2008: Study of Animal Science at the Vitebsk State Academy of Veterinary Medicine


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  1. Polte P, Gröhsler T, Kotterba P, Nordheim L von, Moll D, Santos J, Rodriguez-Tress P, Zablotski Y, Zimmermann C (2021) Reduced reproductive success of Western Baltic herring (Clupea harengus) as a response to warming winters. Front Mar Sci 8:589242, DOI:10.3389/fmars.2021.589242
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  2. Schwermer H, Barz F, Zablotski Y (2020) A literature review on stakeholder participation in coastal and marine fisheries. In: Jungblut S, Liebich V, Bode-Dalby M (eds) YOUMARES 9 - The oceans: our research, our future : Proceedings of the 2018 conference for YOUng MArine RESearcher in Oldenburg, Germany. Cham: Springer Open, pp 21-43, DOI:10.1007/978-3-030-20389-4_2
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  3. Moyano M, Illing B, Polte P, Kotterba P, Zablotski Y, Gröhsler T, Hüdepohl P, Cooke SJ, Peck M (2020) Linking individual physiological indicators to the productivity of fish populations: A case study of Atlantic herring. Ecol Indic 113:106146, DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2020.106146
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  4. Zablotski Y, Kraak SBM (2019) Marine litter on the Baltic seafloor collected by the international fish-trawl survey. Mar Pollut Bull 141:448-461, DOI:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2019.02.014