Institute of

Sea Fisheries




Herwigstraße 31

27572 Bremerhaven

Telephone: +49 471 94460 101

Fax: +49 471 94460 199

Dr. Karl-Michael Werner

Dr. Karl-Michael  Werner
Herwigstraße 31
27572 Bremerhaven
+49 471 94460 369
+49 471 94460 199

Research Interests

  • Trohpic dynamics of Greenland cod
  • Impacts of climate variability on the ecosystem Greenland
  • Fisheries management and stock assessments


  • Stomach analyses of Greenland cod
  • PhD project in cooperation with the University of Hamburg about the impacts of climate variability on different aspects of the Greenland cod stocks

Educational background and employment

  • Since May 2016: Scientist and PhD student at the Thünen Institute for Sea Fisheries
  • 2015: Scientific employee at the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) Bergen
  • 2013-2014: Technichal assistant at the University of Bergen
  • 2013-2015: Master of Science in fisheries biology and fisheries management at the University of Bergen. Master thesis supervised by Prof. Dr. Audrey Geffen on the fisheries, biology and ecology of European hake in Norwegian waters
  • 2012: Research visit at the Pennsylvania State University
  • 2010-2012: Bachelor of Science in Environmental studies at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg