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

Jérôme Chladek

 Jérôme  Chladek

until July 31st, 2020

Research Interests

  • Sustainable fisheries
  • Fisheries- environment interdependencies
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Fishing gear modifications of non-target species, particular interests in bycatch reduction of marine birds and harbour porpoises

Scientific background

2017-07/2020: Project "Gill net fisheries: Development of alternative management approaches (STELLA)"

since 05/2015: Scientist at the Thünen Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries, Rostock  

11/2013-07/2014: Advanced vocational training in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) as GIS-Analyst

06/2011–10/2013: Adviser for Integrated Coastal management (ICM) in the Philippines at the ”Environment and Rural Development-Program“ (EnRD) of the German federal development cooperation “Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit“ (GIZ)

07/2009–03/2010: Diploma thesis at Thünen-Institute of Sea Fisheries (TI-SF) in Hamburg

04/2006–05/2009: Graduate studies at the University of Bremen

10/2003– 10/200: Biology undergraduate studies at the University of Bonn

Publications (peer reviewed)

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  1. Chladek J-C, Stepputtis D, Hermann A, Ljungberg P, Rodriguez-Tress P, Santos J, Svendsen JC (2021) Development and testing of fish-retention devices for pots: transparent triggers significantly increase catch efficiency for Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). ICES J Mar Sci 78(1):199-219, DOI:10.1093/icesjms/fsaa214
  2. Chladek J-C, Stepputtis D, Hermann A, Kratzer I, Ljungberg P, Rodriguez-Tress P, Santos J, Svendsen JC (2021) Using an innovative net-pen-based observation method to assess and compare fish pot-entrance catch efficiency for Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). Fish Res 236:105851, DOI:10.1016/j.fishres.2020.105851
  3. Kratzer I, Schäfer I, Stoltenberg A, Chladek J-C, Kindt-Larsen L, Larsen F, Stepputtis D (2020) Determination of optimal acoustic passive reflectors to reduce bycatch of odontocetes in gillnets. Front Mar Sci 7:539, DOI:10.3389/fmars.2020.00539
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  4. Hermann A, Chladek J-C, Stepputtis D (2020) iFO (infrared Fish Observation) - An open source low-cost infrared underwater video system. HardwareX 8:e00149, DOI:10.1016/j.ohx.2020.e00149
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  5. Chladek J-C, Culik B, Kindt-Larsen L, Moesgaard Albertsen C, Dorrien C von (2020) Synthetic harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) communication signals emitted by acoustic alerting device (Porpoise ALert, PAL) significantly reduce their bycatch in western Baltic gillnet fisheries. Fish Res 232:105732, DOI:10.1016/j.fishres.2020.105732

More Publications

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  1. Dorrien C von, Chladek J-C (2018) Sicherung der Wettbewerbsfähigkeit der deutschen Fischerei durch Entwicklung innovativer, praxistauglicher PAL-Warngeräte zur Minimierung von Schweinswal-Beifängen - Schlussbericht des Teilprojektes 1. Rostock: Thünen-Institut für Ostseefischerei, 17 p
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  2. Culik B, Conrad M, Chladek J-C (2017) A new warning device. Tracks (CMS)(Ausg. COP12):82-83
  3. Culik B, Conrad M, Chladek J-C (2017) Akustischer Schutz für Meeressäuger: neues Warngerät PAL. In: Fortschritte der Akustik - DAGA 2017 : 43. Jahrestagung für Akustik, 06.-09. März 2017 in Kiel. Berlin: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Akustik eV (DEGA), pp 387-390
  4. Chladek J-C, Kindt-Larsen L, Culik B, Conrad M, Dorrien C von (2017) Listen to your PAL! Innovative alerting device significantly reduces western Baltic harbour porpoise bycatch : Poster for European Cetacean Society Conference 2017. Hamburg: Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut, 1 p
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