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Institute of

FI Fisheries Ecology

Dr. Malte Damerau

Institute of Fisheries Ecology

Palmaille 9
22767 Hamburg-Altona


  • Population ecology & genetics
  • Phylogenetics
  • Bioinformatic data processing & genetic databases


Involved in

ongoing projects

    completed projects


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      Weist P, Schade FM, Damerau M, Barth JM, Dierking J, Andre C, Petereit C, Reusch TBH, Jentoft S, Hanel R, Krumme U (2019) Assessing SNP-markers to study population mixing and ecological adaptation in Baltic cod. PLoS One 14(6):e0218127, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0218127

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      Barth JM, Damerau M, Matschiner M, Jentoft S, Hanel R (2017) Genomic differentiation and demographic histories of Atlantic and Indo-Pacific Yellowfin Tuna (Thunnus albacares) population. Genome Biol Evol 9(4):1084-1098, DOI:10.1093/gbe/evx067

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      Damerau M, Freese M, Hanel R (2017) Multi-gene phylogeny of jacks and pompanos (Caragidae), including placement of monotypic vadigo Campogramma glaycos. J Fish Biol 92(1):190-202, DOI:10.1111/jfb.13509

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      Gröger JP, Zimmermann C, Hanel R, Kraus G, Cisewski B, Damerau M, Goetz S, Hammann S, Hielscher NN, Illig B, Krau F, Oesterwind D, Reiser S (2015) Anpassung und Weiterentwicklung von innovativen, nicht-invasiven Monitoringsystemen und Auswerteverfahren für die Fischereiforschung (AutoMAT) : Endbericht. 33 p

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      Colombo M, Damerau M, Hanel R, Salzburger W, Matschiner M (2015) Diversity and disparity through time in the adaptive radiation of Antarctic notothenioid fishes. J Evol Biol 28(2):376-394, DOI:10.1111/jeb.12570

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      Matschiner M, Colombo M, Damerau M, Ceballos S, Hanel R, Salzburger W (2015) The adaptive radiation of notothenioid fishes in the waters of Antarctica. In: Extremophile fishes : ecology, evolution, and physiology of teleosts in extreme environments. Springer International Publishing Switzerland, pp 35-57

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      Damerau M, Matschiner M, Salzburger W, Hanel R (2014) Population divergences despite long pelagic larval stages: lessons from crocodile icefishes (Channichthyidae). Mol Ecol 23(2):284-299, DOI:10.1111/mec.12612

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      Damerau M, Salzburger W, Hanel R (2014) Population genetic structure of Lepidonotothen larseni revisited: Cyb and microsatellites suggest limited connectivity in the Southern Ocean. Mar Ecol Progr Ser 517:251-263

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      Mintenbeck K, Damerau M, Hirse T, Knust R, Koschnick N, Matschiner M, Rath L (2013) Biodiversity and zoogeography of demersal fish. Ber Polar Meeresforsch 665:43-45

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      Mintenbeck K, Damerau M, Hirse T, Knust R, Koschnick N, Matschiner M, Rath L (2013) Demersal fish community. Ber Polar Meeresforsch 665:96-105

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      Damerau M, Matschiner M, Salzburger W, Hanel R (2012) Comparative population genetics of seven notothenioid fish species reveals high levels of gene flow along ocean currents in the southern Scotia Arc, Antarctica. Polar Biol 45(7):1073-1086, DOI:10.1007/s00300-012-1155-x

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      Damerau M, Matschiner M, Hanel R, Salzburger W (2012) Genetic population structures of notothenioid fish along the Scotia Arc. Ber Polar Meeresforsch 644:46-47

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      Damerau M, Colombo M, Hanel R, Salzburger W (2012) Genetic population structures of Notothenioids along the Scotia Arc. Ber Polar Meeresforsch 652:38-40

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      Rutschmann S, Matschiner M, Damerau M, Muschick M, Lehmann MF, Hanel R, Salzburger W (2011) Parallel ecological diversification in Antarctic notothenioid fishes as evidence for adaptive radiation. Mol Ecol 20(22):4707-4721, DOI:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05279.x

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      Jones CD, Damerau M, Deitrich K, Driscoll R, Kock K-H, Kuhn K, Moore J, Morgan T, Near TJ, Pennington J, Schöling S (2009) Demersal finfish survey of the South Orkney Islands. In: van Cise AM (ed) AMLR 2008/2009 Field Season Report : Objectives, Accomplishments and Tentative Conclusions. La Jolla: AMLR, pp 49-66

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