Elena Juergens





Elena Juergens
Fisheries Scientist
email: ejuergens Ďatí

work:    +500 27260
fax:       +500 27265



Research Interests



Ageing and reproductive biology of Patagonian toothfish; biology of bivalve molluscs



Background and Qualifications



In 2001 she got MSc in ichthyology and aquaculture, Kaliningrad State Technical University, Russia (“Age determination and size distribution of the bivalve Macoma balthica in the south-west Baltic Sea”). Elena is specialised in studies of bivalve biology including genetic methods. In 2006 she gained her PhD in ecology and hydrobiology atImmanuil Kant Russian State University (“Ecology of the bivalve Macoma balthica in the south Baltic Sea”) (Russia) with additional work undertaken in Rostock (Germany) partially supported by a fund for young scientists (Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt).  Elena is currently working on the ageing and age validation of Patagonian toothfish, Dissostichus eleginoides and Rock Cod, Patagonotothen ramsayi in Falkland waters. Also she is involved into a study of age, growth, reproductive biology and other aspects of the life history strategies of the clam Eurhomalea exalbida in Falkland Island waters.











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