Institute of

Baltic Sea Fisheries


Katharina Wolf
Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries

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

Dr. Harry Vincent Strehlow

Dr. Harry Vincent Strehlow
Alter Hafen Süd 2
18069 Rostock
+49 381 66099 107
+49 381 66099 199

Fields of Activity

  • Leader Marine Recreational Fishery Research Group
  • Leader Coastal Resource Governance Research Group
  • Survey planning and data collection of recreational catch data within the German Marine Angling Program (DMAP)
  • EU INTERREG Project: HERRING governance and resource management
  • Committee member of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (WGRFS, WGBAST, WGBFAS, WGMARS, WKMEDS)

Research Interests

  • Recreational fishery and its ecological, economic and social impacts
  • Survey methods
  • Post-release mortality of recreational fishery target species
  • Ecosystem-based fisheries management
  • Social impact analysis of management measures
  • Artisanal fisheries
  • Integrated Natural Resources Management
  • Governance structures in fisheries and coastal zone management
  • Knowledge transfer between science and practice

Scientific background

since 2006: Research associate at the Thünen Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries with various tasks: project staff, project leader, research funding, responsible for recreational fishery data collection within the European DCF 

2003 - 2006: PhD degree (Dr. rer. agr) at the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Integrated Natural Resources Management of Coastal Fisheries in Nha Phu Lagoon, Vietnam  

2000 - 2003: Masters degree (M.Sc.) International Agricultural Science (major), International Agricultural Development (minor) at the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, An Economic Assessment on Restocking Sandfish. The Example Nha Trang/Vietnam, Study visits and internships in The Gambia, Ethiopia, Malaysia and Vietnam  

2000: Employee at the Chamber of Agriculture Rheinland, Straelen, Pest monitoring, Extension in biological pest control in greenhouse horticulture

1995-1999: Engineering degree (Dipl.-Ing (FH)) Agriculture (major), Landscape Conservation (minor) at the Nürtingen-Geislingen University, Spinnenbestandsaufnahme im Gewächshaus zum Vergleich der biologisch und integriert wirtschaftenden Betriebe, sowie die Untersuchung des Einflusses der Seenähe auf die Spinnenfauna, Study visits and internships in England and Germany


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  1. Amosova V, Berg C, Boje J, Cardinale M, Carlshamre S, Eero M, Gröhsler T, Gutkowska J, Hommik K, Horbowy J, Huwer B, Jounela P, Kaljuste O, Karpushevskiy I, Klinger R, Krumme U, Rodriguez-Tress P, Schade FM, Stötera S, Strehlow HV, et al (2019) Baltic Fisheries Assessment Working Group (WGBFAS). Copenhagen: ICES, 651 p, ICES Sci Rep 1(20)
  2. Lewin W-C, Weltersbach MS, Denfeld G, Strehlow HV (2019) Bedeutung und Bewertung von Meeresmüll aus der marinen Freizeitfischerei und Maßnahmen zur Vermeidung : Endbericht ; Bericht erstellt im Auftrag des NLWKN und des LUNG M-V. Rostock: Thünen-Institut für Ostseefischerei, 114 p
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  3. Moesgaard Albertsen C, Amosova V, Andersen M, Behrens JW, Willestofte Berg C, Bergenius M, Brander K, Cardinale M, Carlshamre S, Casini M, Cormon X, Eero M, Gertseva V, Haase S, Krumme U, McQueen K, Pierce ME, Schade FM, Strehlow HV, Weltersbach MS, et al (2019) Benchmark Workshop on Baltic Cod Stocks (WKBALTCOD2). Copenhagen: ICES, 310 p, ICES Sci Rep 1(9), DOI:10.17895/
  4. Weltersbach MS, Lewin W-C, Gröger JP, Strehlow HV (2019) Effect of lure and bait type on catch, size, hooking location, injury and bycatch in the western Baltic Sea recreational cod fishery. Fisheries Res 210:121-130, DOI:10.1016/j.fishres.2018.10.002
  5. Belschner T, Ferretti J, Strehlow HV, Kraak SBM, Döring R, Kraus G, Kempf A, Zimmermann C (2019) Evaluating fisheries systems: A comprehensive analytical framework and its application to the EU’s common fisheries policy. Fish Fisheries 20(1):97-109, DOI:10.1111/faf.12325
  6. Volstad JH, Christman M, Ferter K, Kleiven AR, Ottera H, Aas Ø, Arlinghaus R, Borch T, Colman J, Hartill BW, Haugen TO, Hyder K, Lyle JM, Junker Ohldieck M, Skov C, Strehlow HV, Voorhees D van, Weltersbach MS, Weber ED (2019) Field surveying of marine recreational fisheries in Norway using a novel spatial sampling frame reveals striking under-coverage of alternative sampling frames. ICES J Mar Sci:in Press, DOI:10.1093/icesjms/fsz108
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  7. Lewin W-C, Weltersbach MS, Ferter K, Hyder K, Mugerza E, Prellezo R, Radford Z, Zarauz L, Strehlow HV (2019) Potential environmental impacts of recreational fishing on marine fish stocks and ecosystems. Rev Fish Sci Aquacult 27(3):287-330, DOI:10.1080/23308249.2019.1586829
  8. Pita P, Villasante S, Arlinghaus R, Gomes P, Strehlow HV, Veiga P, Vingada J, Hyder K (2018) A matter of scales: Does the management of marine recreational fisheries follow the ecosystem approach to fisheries in Europe? Mar Policy 97:61-71, DOI:10.1016/j.marpol.2018.08.039
  9. Weltersbach MS, Strehlow HV, Ferter K, Klefoth T, Graaf M de, Dorow M (2018) Estimating and mitigating post-release mortality of European eel by combining citizen science with a catch-and-release angling experiment. Fisheries Res 201:98-108, DOI:10.1016/j.fishres.2018.01.010
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  10. Lewin W-C, Strehlow HV, Ferter K, Hyder K, Niemax J, Herrmann JP, Weltersbach MS (2018) Estimating post-release mortality of European sea bass based on experimental angling. ICES J Mar Sci 75(4):1483–1495, DOI:10.1093/icesjms/fsx240

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