Institute of

Sea Fisheries

Director

Secretariat

Konstanze von Schudnat
Institute of Sea Fisheries

Palmaille 9
22767 Hamburg-Altona
Phone: +49 40 38905 178
Fax: +49 40 38905 263
sf@thuenen.de


Dr. Gerd Kraus

Dr. Gerd  Kraus
Address
Palmaille 9
22767 Hamburg-Altona
Phone
+49 40 38905 177
Fax
+49 40 38905 263
E-Mail
gerd.kraus@thuenen.de

Research interests

  • Reproduction biology of fishes
  • Modelling of the impact of protected areas on fish populations and fisheries
  • Fishery-independent models for stock assessments
  • Marine Protected Areas

Assignments

  • Contributions to Advisory Committees of the European Union (STECF) and ICES committees
  • Participation in European Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Organisation (EFARO)
  • Advice to BMEL, BMU and EU in relation to fisheries management
  • Natura 2000 - Proposals for fisheries management measures in Natura 2000 sites in the German EEZ in the North Sea and Baltic Sea

Educational background and employment

  • since 2008: Director of the Thünen-Institute of Sea Fisheries
  • 2006 – 2008: Senior scientist at the Technical University of Denmark, Danish Institute of Fisheries Research. Fisheries biology section with main focus on population dynamics and reproduction biology
  • 2002 – 2006: Scientific assistant in fisheries biology within the field of research of marine ecology at IFM-Geomar in Kiel, Germany.