Institute of

Sea Fisheries




Herwigstraße 31

27572 Bremerhaven

Telephone: +49 471 94460 101

Fax: +49 471 94460 199

M.Sc. Erik Sulanke

M.Sc. Erik  Sulanke
Herwigstraße 31
27572 Bremerhaven
+49 471 94460 386

Research interests

  • Fisheries Economics
  • Analysis of the economical key data of the German fishing fleet


  • Developing a transferable, systematic tool for the segmentation of fisheries fleets
  • Creating model vessels according to the agri benchmark-approach

Educational background and employment

  • Since September 2019: Scientist at the Thünen Institute of Sea Fisheries, Bremerhaven
  • 2016-2019: Master of Science in Marine Ecosystem and Fisheries Science at the Institute for Hydrobiology and Fisheries Science (IHF), University of Hamburg. Master thesis: „Spatial properties of feeding interactions of the North Sea demersal fish assemblage“
  • 2015-2019: Research assistant on various research cruises
  • 2012-2015: Bachelor of Science at the University of Bremen, main focus on marine biology