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10 October 2022 Theme session 1: Processes underpinning production in Arctic and sub-Arctic marine systems undergoing climate change; and Theme session 2: Capelin ecology and Response to Climate Variation
Time Speaker Abstract title
0830 Registrations
0900 Organizing committee: Opening of Capelin Symposium and housekeeping
ICES Representative: Opening remarks
0930 Keynote talk: Frédéric Cyr Climate and fisheries: Decadal-scale and bottom-up controls of the Newfoundland and Labrador ecosystem
1030 Refreshment break
1045 Bjorn Birnir The timing of global change
1115 Sigurvin Bjarnason * Variability of life-history traits of the Iceland-East Greenland-Jan Mayen capelin (Mallotus villosus) stock during a warming period
1145 Warsha Singh Past, present, and future probability of occurrence of capelin using species distribution and climate models
1215 Lunch
1315 Keynote talk:Tom Langbehn The Arctic lightscape and its role in pelagic interactions and species distribution
1415 Hildur Pétursdóttir Feeding ecology of capelin at new feeding grounds
1445 Thassya dos Santos Schmidt Influence of environmental parameters on density and spatial distribution of capelin (Mallotus villosus) larvae
1515 Refreshment break
1530 Florian Berg * Early life growth is affecting timing of spawning in the Barents Sea capelin
1600 Tomas Arnason Cultivation of capelin
1700 Informal ice-breaker event (pub)
 
11 October 2022 Theme session 2: Capelin ecology and Response to Climate Variation
0900 Organizing committee: General housekeeping
0905 Keynote talk: Hannah Murphy and Mayumi Arimitsu Marine Heatwaves and cold-spells: Persistent collapses of capelin in two oceans at opposite ends of the thermal optima
1000 Refreshment break
1030 Robert Suryan Capelin condition and abundance through multiple heatwaves in Alaska
1100 Caitlin Marsteller * Pacific capelin age-at-spawning and energy content following a prolonged marine heatwave
1130 Ashley Tripp * Long-term variation in subtidal and intertidal spawning habitat use of capelin in coastal Newfoundland
1200 Lunch Break: Mentoring lunch
1330 Keynote talk: Anna Frank Mathematics as an instrument to new biological insights- Two examples of the Barents Sea Capelin
1430 Kristinn Gudnason * Detecting spawning events and predicting nursery habitat connectivity of Iceland-East Greenland-Jan Mayen capelin with drift modelling
1500 Refreshment break
1530 Salah Alrabeei * Tracking capelin spawning migration–Integrating environmental data and Individual-based modelling
1600 Alethea Barbaro Modeling the migrations of Icelandic capelin
 
12 October 2022 Theme session 3: Impacts of variable capelin production on food webs in North Atlantic systems; and Theme session 4: Managing commercial fisheries for capelin in North Atlantic marine systems under climate change
0900 Organizing committee: General housekeeping
0905 Keynote speaker: Mariano Koen-Alonso Capelin-cod dynamics: A comparison between Newfoundland-Labrador and Barents Sea ecosystems and what it may tell us about ecosystem regulation
1000 Refreshment break
1030 Jessica Hough* Does abundance of Northeast Arctic cod Gadus morhua influence the schooling dynamics of capelin Mallotus villosus?
1100 Höskuldur Björnsson Capelin in stomach samples from Icelandic waters
1130 Torstein Pedersen Comparison of life-history and population dynamics of a short-lived Norwegian capelin stock to other capelin stocks
1200 Lunch
1300 Keynote speaker: Gail Davoren Post-collapse variability in capelin abundance, phenology and habitat use: impacts on stock recovery and food web dynamics in Newfoundland, Canada
1400 Laura Bliss * Spatial extent of subtidal spawning of capelin (Mallotus villosus) in coastal Newfoundland based on fishers’ ecological knowledge and at-sea sampling
1430 Chelsea Boaler * Weaving ways of knowing to better understand capelin (Mallotus villosus) dynamics and improve decision-making in Northwest Atlantic waters
1500 Refreshment break
1530 Georg Skaret (presented by Are Salthaug) An iterative approach for removing very large catches from swept-area data; a case study on capelin in the Barents Sea ecosystem survey
1600 Teresa Silva * In situ target strength measurements of capelin (Mallotus villosus) in schools in the Iceland-East Greenland area.
1900 Conference dinner at Fløien Folkerestaurant
 
13 October 2022 Theme session 4: Managing commercial fisheries for capelin in North Atlantic marine systems under climate change
0900 Hector Peña Measured variability of the acoustic frequency response of pre-spawning Barents Sea capelin (Mallotus villosus); implications for biomass estimation
0930 Georg Skaret Can abundance of Barents Sea capelin be reliably estimated during pre-spawning and can the results be used for assessment?
1000 Höskuldur Björnsson Management plan evaluation for Icelandic capelin
1030 Refreshment break
1045 Management Panel discussion
1200 Organizing committee: closing of symposium, reminder about ICES JMS special issue
1215 Lunch
1300 Symposium field trip (at own cost): hike in the local mountains (more information to come)
*Early Career Scientist