Institute of

Baltic Sea Fisheries

Secretariat

Marie Austerhoff
Institut für Ostseefischerei

Alter Hafen Süd 2
18069 Rostock
Phone: +49 381 66099 102
Fax: +49 381 66099 199
of@thuenen.de of-sekretariat@thuenen.de


Dr. Patrick Polte

Dr. Patrick  Polte
Address
Alter Hafen Süd 2
18069 Rostock
Phone
+49 381 66099 103
Fax
+49 381 66099 199
E-Mail
patrick.polte@thuenen.de

Fields of activty

  • Coordination of the Ruegen- Herring Larvae Survey (RHLS) (within the EU- Data Collection Framework DCF)

Research interests

  • Recruitment ecology of Western Baltic herring
  • Role of inshore transitional waters as nursery areas for marine fishes
  • Ecological functions of habitat complexity and –diversity

Scientific background

Since 03/2016: Scientist in EMFF-pilotproject herring recruitment

2010 - 12/2015: Senior scientist at the Thünen Institute for Baltic Sea Fisheries, Rostock

2007 - 2010: Post-doctoral research fellow at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Seattle, USA

2005 - 2007: Post-doctoral research fellow at the Alfred Wegener-Institute for Polar- and Marine Research (AWI), Wadden Sea Station Sylt

2001-2004: Dissertation at the AWI- Wadden Sea Station Sylt/University of Bremen. Titel: “ Ecological functions of intertidal seagrass beds for fishes and epifauna in the Wadden Sea“

1993 - 2000: Undergraduate studies in biology at the Johann Gutenberg University Mainz and the Carl v. Ossietzky University Oldenburg. Grade: Diploma-Biologist

Publications (Thünen)

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  1. Rohlf N, Damme CJG van, Höffle H, Holah H, Kloppmann MHF, Werner M, Polte P, Huwer B, Loots C, Giraldo C, Beggs S, Nash RDM (2021) ICES Working Group on Surveys on Ichthyoplankton in the North Sea and adjacent Seas (WGSINS; outputs from 2020 meeting). Copenhagen: ICES, 31 p, ICES Sci Rep 3(14), DOI:10.17895/ices.pub.7910
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  2. Polte P, Gröhsler T, Kotterba P, Nordheim L von, Moll D, Santos J, Rodriguez-Tress P, Zablotski Y, Zimmermann C (2021) Reduced reproductive success of Western Baltic herring (Clupea harengus) as a response to warming winters. Front Mar Sci 8:589242, DOI:10.3389/fmars.2021.589242
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  3. Behrens JW, Ryberg MP, Einberg H, Eschbaum R, Florin A-B, Grygie W, Herrmann JP, Huwer B, Hüssy K, Knospina E, Noomaa K, Oesterwind D, Polte P, Smolinski S, Udzups D, van Deurs M, Ojaveer H (2021) Seasonal depth distribution and thermal experience of the non-indigenous round goby Neogobius melanostomus in the Baltic Sea: implications to key trophic relations. Biol Invasions:in Press, DOI:10.1007/s10530-021-02662-w
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  4. Polte P, Gröhsler T (2021) Western Baltic spring spawning herring recruitment monitored by the Rügen Herring Larvae Survey. ICES Sci Rep 3(12):760-763
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  5. Polte P, Gröhsler T (2020) 2019 Western Baltic spring spawning herring recruitment monitored by the Rügen Herring Larvae Survey. ICES Sci Rep 2(60):1041-1043
  6. Silas MO, Mgeleka SS, Polte P, Sköld M, Lindborg R, de la Torre-Castro M, Gullström M (2020) Adaptive capacity and coping strategies of small-scale coastal fisheries to declining fish catches: Insights from Tanzanian communities. Environ Sci Pol 108:67-76, DOI:10.1016/j.envsci.2020.03.012
  7. Beggs S, Damme CJG van, Giraldo C, Holah H, Huwer B, Kloppmann MHF, Loots C, Polte P, Rohlf N, Werner M (2020) ICES Working Group on Surveys on Ichthyoplankton in the North Sea and adjacent Seas (WGSINS; outputs from 2019 meeting). Copenhagen: ICES, 33 p, ICES Sci Rep 2(17), DOI:10.17895/ices.pub.5969
  8. Kaljuste O, Kloppmann MHF, Kupschus S, Lordan C, Boois IJ, Clark D, Clausen Lotte W, Hansson M, Jech M, Kellner J, Polte P, Storr-Paulsen M, Wieland K (2020) ICES Workshop on the Realigning of the Ecosystem Observation Steering Group (WKREO). Copenhagen: ICES, 24 p, ICES Sci Rep 2(14), DOI:10.17895/ices.pub.5965
  9. Nordheim L von, Kotterba P, Moll D, Polte P (2020) Lethal effect of filamentous algal blooms on Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) eggs in the Baltic Sea. Aquatic Conserv 30(7):1362-1372, DOI:10.1002/aqc.3329
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  10. Moyano M, Illing B, Polte P, Kotterba P, Zablotski Y, Gröhsler T, Hüdepohl P, Cooke SJ, Peck M (2020) Linking individual physiological indicators to the productivity of fish populations: A case study of Atlantic herring. Ecol Indic 113:106146, DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2020.106146
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  1. Polte P, Buschbaum C (2008) Native pipefish Entelurus aequoreus are promoted by the introduced seaweed Sargassum muticum in the northern Wadden Sea, North Sea. Aquatic Biol 3(1):11-18, DOI:10.3354/ab00071
  2. Polte P, Asmus H (2006) Influence of seagrass beds (Zostera noltii) on the species composition of juvenile fishes temporarily visiting the intertidal zone of the Wadden Sea. J Sea Res 55(3):244-252, DOI:10.1016/j.seares.2005.11.004
  3. Polte P, Asmus H (2006) Intertidal seagrass beds (Zostera noltii) as spawning grounds for transient fishes in the Wadden Sea. Mar Ecol Progr Ser 312:235-243
  4. Polte P, Schanz A, Asmus H (2005) Effects of current exposure on habitat preference of mobile 0-group epibenthos for intertidal seagrass beds (Zostera noltii) in the northern Wadden Sea. Estuar Coast Shelf Sci 62(4):627-635, DOI:10.1016/j.ecss.2004.09.031
  5. Polte P, Schanz A, Asmus H (2005) The contribution of seagrass beds (Zostera noltii) to the function of tidal flats as a juvenile habitat for dominant, mobile epibenthos in the Wadden Sea. Mar Biol 147(4):813-822, DOI:10.1007/s00227-005-1583-z
  6. Schanz A, Polte P, Asmus H (2002) Cascading effects of hydrodynamics on an epiphyte–grazer system in intertidal seagrass beds of the Wadden Sea. Mar Biol 141(2):287-297, DOI:10.1007/s00227-002-0823-8
  7. Schanz A, Polte P, Asmus H, Asmus R (2000) Currents and turbulence as a top-down-regulator in intertidal seagrass communities. Biol Mar Medit 7(2):278-181