Florian Lüskow

Postdoctoral Fellow Oceanography

ESB 2017
(236) 818-6221
graduate

Biology, ecology, and distribution of gelatinous zooplankton organisms (e.g., cnidarians, ctenophores, pelagic thaliaceans, pelagic gastropods) in marine, brackish, and freshwater systems

Ecology of sponges and bivalves

Invasive species (Mnemiopsis leidyi, Craspedacusta sowerbii)

Experimental biology

ATSC 113 - Applied Meteorology (2019-2022)

EOSC 442 - Climate Measurement and Analysis (2019-2022)

*16 October 1989, Rostock, German Democratic Republic

Associate editor: Marine Biology

Days at sea: 379

 

2024-               Postdoctoral research fellow, AWI, Germany

2023-2024      Postdoctoral research fellow, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada

2018-2022       Ph.D. Oceanography, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada

2015-2018       Research assistant, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

2012-2015       M.Sc. Marine Biology, University of Bremen, AWI, Germany and Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

2008-2012      B.Sc. Biology, University of Bremen and Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Germany

Peer-Reviewed

Lüskow F, Väinölä R, Lehtiniemi M, von Numers M, Pakhomov EA (in review) Distribution and spreading of the non-indigenous freshwater jellyfish Craspedacusta sowerbii in Finland. Hydrobiol

Morejón-Arrojo RD, Lüskow F, Gueroun SKM, Rodríguez-Viera L, Pérez-García JA (in review) Checklist of ctenophores from the Cuban Exclusive Economic Zone. Mar Biol Res

Lüskow F, Dubischar CD, Plum C, Pshenichnov LK, Pakhomov EA (in review) Seasonal variability of the energy content of Salpa thompsoni, a key metazoan in Southern Ocean food webs. Pol Biol

Morejón-Arrojo RD, Lüskow F, Pakhomov EA, Guendulain-García SD, Hoeksema BW, Dáttilo W, Rodríguez-Viera L (in review) A review of benthic cnidarians as underappreciated predators of the gelatinous ocean. Mar Biol

Lüskow F, Knudsen SW (in review) Genetic structure of invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi populations in temperate northern European waters supports the southern North Sea overwintering refuge. Biol Inv

Moore JP, Green HC, Stewart DJ, Lüskow F, Wilder ML (in review) Sensitive detection of invasive freshwater jellyfish (Craspedacusta cf. sowerbii) in the Hudson River basin, NY, using eDNA methods. Hydrobiol

Lüskow F, Bezio N, Caputo L, Chi X, Dumont HJ, Karunarathne KD, López-González PJ, Mańko MK, Marchessaux G, Suzuki KS, Pakhomov EA (in revision) Hidden gems: Scattered knowledge hampered freshwater jellyfish research over the past one-and-a-half centuries. Ecol Evol

Sigurðsson GM, Lüskow F, Gíslason A, Svavarsson J (in revision) Potential of detached lion’s mane jellyfish Cyanea capillata tentacles to injure aquaculture fish. Aquacult Env Interact

Morejón-Arrojo RD, Lüskow F, Pakhomov EA, Rodríguez-Viera L (in press) Diversity of pelagic tunicates (Appendicularia and Thaliacea) from Cuba: A review. Mar Biodiv 54(4). doi:10.1007/s12526-024-01451-7

Lüskow F, Pakhomov EA (in press) Spatiotemporal distribution of the non-indigenous Peach Blossom Jellyfish Craspedacusta sowerbii in British Columbia, Canada. Can J Zool 102(6)

Lüskow F, Balaji T, Pakhomov EA (2024) Biased dry weight: The matter of residual water in seven pelagic tunicate species. J Exp Mar Biol Ecol 575:152013. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2024.152013

Riisgård HU, Lüskow F, Larsen PS (2024) Growth, filtration, and respiration characteristics of small single-osculum demosponge Halichondria panicea explants. J Exp Biol 227(8):jeb247132. doi:10.1242/jeb.247132

Lüskow F, Bahl AA, Décima M, Steinberg DK, Pakhomov EA (2024) Reproductive biology, elemental composition, and diel vertical migration of the cosmopolitan warm-temperate pelagic tunicate Soestia zonaria. J Plank Res 46(1):72-85. doi:10.1093/plankt/fbad053

Lüskow F, Sigurðsson GM, Svavarsson J, Gíslason A (2023) Spatial and temporal patterns of scyphozoan jellyfish abundance and growth in Icelandic coastal waters – a climate change perspective. Mar Biol Res 19(10):535-548. doi:10.1080/17451000.2023.2291569

Lüskow F, Boersma M, López-González PJ, Pakhomov EA (2023) Genetic variability, biomass parameters, elemental composition, and energy content of the non-indigenous hydromedusa Craspedacusta sowerbii in North America. J Plank Res 45(1):82-98. doi:10.1093/plankt/fbac064

Marchessaux G, Lüskow F, Bejean M, Pakhomov EA (2022) Increasing temperature facilitates polyp spreading and medusa appearance of the invasive hydrozoan Craspedacusta sowerbii. Biol 11(8):1100. doi:10.3390/biology11081100

Lüskow F, Galbraith MD, Kwong LE, Pakhomov EA (2022) Biology and distribution of salps in the subarctic Northeast Pacific. Mar Biol 169(6):84. doi:10.1007/s00227-022-04067-2

Lüskow F, Christiansen B, Chi X, Silva P, Neitzel P, Brooks ME, Jaspers C (2022) Distribution and biomass of gelatinous zooplankton in relation to an oxygen minimum zone and a shallow seamount in the Eastern Tropical North Atlantic Ocean. Mar Env Res 175:105566. doi:10.1016/j.marenvres.2022.105566

Kwong LE, Ross T, Lüskow F, Florko KRN, Pakhomov EA (2022) Spatial, seasonal, and climatic variability in mesozooplankton size spectra along a coastal-to-open ocean transect in the subarctic Northeast Pacific. Prog Oceanogr 201:102728. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2021.102728

Lüskow F, Galbraith MD, Hunt BPV, Perry RI, Boersma M, Pakhomov EA (2022) Gelatinous and soft-bodied zooplankton in the Northeast Pacific Ocean: Phosphorus content and potential resilience to phosphorus limitation. Hydrobiol 849(7):1543-1557. doi:10.1007/s10750-021-04758-9

Marchessaux G, Lüskow F, Sarà G, Pakhomov EA (2021) Predicting the current and future global distribution of the invasive freshwater hydrozoan Craspedacusta sowerbii. Sci Rep 11:23099. doi:10.1038/s41598-021-02525-3

Sigurðsson GM, Lüskow F, Gíslason A, Svavarsson J (2021) Summer phenology of the sub-surface gelatinous zooplankton assemblage in two North-Western Icelandic fjords. Pol Biol 44(11):2139-2149. doi:10.1007/s00300-021-02947-9

Lüskow F, Johnson S, Johnson J, Pakhomov EA (2021) Gelatinous zooplankton of the Marshall Islands, Central Tropical Pacific: An inventory. Mar Biodiv 51(3):56. doi:10.1007/s12526-021-01205-9

Lüskow F, López-González PJ, Pakhomov EA (2021) Freshwater jellyfish in northern temperate lakes: Craspedacusta sowerbii in British Columbia, Canada. Aquat Biol 30:69-84. doi:10.3354/ab00742

Lüskow F, Galbraith MD, Hunt BPV, Perry RI, Pakhomov EA (2021) Gelatinous and soft-bodied zooplankton in the Northeast Pacific Ocean: Organic, elemental, and energy contents. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 665:19-35. doi:10.3354/meps13663

Chi X, Dierking J, Hoving H-JT, Lüskow F, Denda A, Christiansen B, Sommer U, Hansen T, Javidpour J (2021) Tackling the jelly web: New insights into the trophic ecology of gelatinous zooplankton in oceanic food webs of the eastern tropical Atlantic assessed by stable isotope analysis. Limnol Oceanogr 66(2):289-305. doi:10.1002/lno.11605

Lüskow F, Pakhomov EA, Stukel MR, Décima M (2020) Biology of Salpa thompsoni at the Chatham Rise, New Zealand: Demography, growth, and diel vertical migration. Mar Biol 167(12):175. doi:10.1007/s00227-020-03775-x

Czudaj S, Giesemann A, Hoving H-JT, Koppelmann R, Lüskow F, Möllmann C, Fock HO (2020) Spatial variation in the trophic structure of micronekton assemblages from the eastern tropical North Atlantic in two regions of differing productivity and oxygen environments. Deep Sea Res I 163:103275. doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2020.103275

Lüskow F (2020) Importance of environmental monitoring: Long-term record of jellyfish (Aurelia aurita) biomass in a shallow semi-enclosed cove (Kertinge Nor, Denmark). Regional Studies Mar Sci 34:100998. doi:10.1016/j.rsma.2019.100998

Lüskow F, Neitzel P, Miller MJ, Marohn L, Wysujack K, Freese M, Pohlmann J-D, Hanel R (2019) Distribution and abundance of net-captured calycophoran siphonophores and other gelatinous zooplankton in the Sargasso Sea European eel spawning area. Mar Biodiv 49(5):2333-2349. doi:10.1007/s12526-019-00971-x

Lüskow F, Kløve-Mogensen K, Tophøj J, Haastrup Pedersen L, Riisgård HU, Eriksen NT (2019) Seasonality in lipid content of the demosponges Halichondria panicea and H. bowerbanki at two study sites in temperate Danish waters. Front Mar Sci 6:328. doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00328

Lüskow F, Riisgård HU, Solovyeva V, Brewer JR (2019) Seasonal changes in bacteria and phytoplankton biomass control the condition index of the demosponge Halichondria panicea in temperate Danish waters. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 608:119-132. doi:10.3354/meps12785

Yurtseva AO, Lüskow F, Hatton M, Doucet A, Lajus D (2018) Finfish vs jellyfish: Complimentary feeding patterns allow threespine stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus and common jellyfish Aurelia aurita to co-exist in a Danish cove. Mar Biol 165(9):148. doi:10.1007/s00227-018-3407-y

Lüskow F, Riisgård HU (2018) In situ filtration rates of blue mussels (Mytilus edulis) measured by an open-top chamber method. Open J Mar Sci 8(4):395-406. doi:10.4236/ojms.2018.84022

Larsen PS, Lüskow F, Riisgård HU (2018) Too much food may cause reduced growth of blue mussels (Mytilus edulis) – test of hypothesis and new ‘high Chl a BEG-model’. J Mar Syst 180:299-306. doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2018.01.011

Lüskow F, Riisgård HU (2016) Population predation impact of jellyfish (Aurelia aurita) controls the maximum umbrella size and somatic degrowth in temperate Danish waters (Kertinge Nor and Mariager Fjord). Vie Milieu 66(3-4):233-243

Riisgård HU, Goldstein J, Lundgreen K, Lüskow F (2015) Jellyfish and ctenophores in the environmentally degraded Limfjorden (Denmark) during 2014 – species composition, population densities and predation impact. Fish Aquac J 6(3):137-146. doi:10.4172/2150-3508.1000137

Riisgård HU, Zalacáin D, Jeune N, Wiersma JB, Lüskow F, Pleissner D (2015) Adaptation of brine shrimp Artemia salina (Branchiopoda: Anostraca) to filter-feeding: Effects of body size and temperature on filtration and respiration rates. J Crust Biol 35(5):650-658. doi:10.1163/1937240X-00002362

Pleissner D, Lundgreen K, Lüskow F, Riisgård HU (2013) Fluorometer controlled apparatus designed for long-duration algal-feeding experiments and environmental effect studies with mussels. J Mar Biol ID 401961. doi:10.1155/2013/401961

Riisgård HU, Lüskow F, Pleissner D, Lundgreen K, López MÁP (2013) Effect of salinity on filtration rates of mussels Mytilus edulis with special emphasis on dwarfed mussels from the low-saline central Baltic Sea. Helgol Mar Res 67(3):591-598. doi:10.1007/s10152-013-0347-2

 

Non-Peer-Reviewed

Lüskow F, Pakhomov EA (2024) Spatial, monthly, and interannual distribution patterns of the non-indigenous Peach Blossom Jellyfish Craspedacusta sowerbii in British Columbian freshwater systems. PANGAEA. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.967507

Lüskow F, Balaji T, Pakhomov EA (2024) Elemental composition and residual water content of seven thaliacean (salps and pyrosomes) species from the world’s oceans. PANGAEA. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.961147

Lüskow F, Dubischar CD, Plum C, Pshenichnov LK, Pakhomov EA (2024) Biochemical components and energy content of the pelagic tunicate Salpa thompsoni measured across the Southern Ocean and forty years (1980–2020). PANGAEA. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.965061

Lüskow F, Bezio N, Caputo L, Chi X, Dumont HJ, Karunarathne KD, López-González PJ, Mańko MK, Marchessaux G, Suzuki KS, Pakhomov EA (2023) Global literature database for freshwater jellyfish research between 1880 and 2023. PANGAEA. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.962186

Lüskow F, Bahl AA, Décima M, Steinberg DK, Pakhomov EA (2023) Elemental composition and organic content of the salp Soestia zonaria in the temperate Northeast Atlantic and the Southwest Pacific over the Chatham Rise. PANGAEA. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.962753

Lüskow F, Bahl AA, Décima M, Steinberg DK, Pakhomov EA (2023) Vertical day-night distribution of the salp Soestia zonaria in the temperate Northeast Atlantic and the Southwest Pacific over the Chatham Rise. PANGAEA. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.962766

Lüskow F, Sigurðsson GM, Svavarsson J, Gíslason A (2023) Spatial and temporal abundance and size trends in scyphozoan jellyfish in coastal Icelandic waters in 2008. PANGAEA. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.962521

Lüskow F (2023) Epipelagic gelatinous zooplankton in the southern Sargasso Sea. In: Hanel R (ed) Cruise report FRV Walther Herwig III, Cruise 465. pp 5–7

Pakhomov EA, Bahl AA, Lüskow F, Pakhomova LG (2023) Salpa thompsoni population dynamics during early Austral spring in the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean. In: Klaas C (ed) Reports on Polar and Marine Research. pp 83–90

Lüskow F, Bahl AA, Konrad C, Marchant H, Pakhomova LG, Iversen MH, Pakhomov EA (2023) What we see is not what we catch: A comparison between the net and optical sampling. In: Klaas C (ed) Reports on Polar and Marine Research. pp 77–82

Pakhomov EA, Bahl AA, Lüskow F, Pakhomova LG (2023) Macrozooplankton and micronekton distribution and biomass during early Austral spring in the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean. In: Klaas C (ed) Reports on Polar and Marine Research. pp 70–76

Lüskow F, Boersma M, López-González PJ, Pakhomov EA (2022) Biomass parameters and elemental composition of the non-indigenous hydromedusa Craspedacusta sowerbii in Canada and the USA. PANGAEA. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.947306

Sigurðsson GM, Lüskow F, Gíslason A, Svavarsson J (2022) Sub-surface gelatinous zooplankton assemblages and their seasonality in two Northwestern Icelandic fjords. PANGAEA. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.942811

Lüskow F, Galbraith MD, Kwong LE, Pakhomov EA (2021) Biology and morphometrics of dominant salp species in the subarctic Northeast Pacific. PANGAEA. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.934954

Marchessaux G, Lüskow F, Sarà G, Pakhomov EA (2021) Mapping the global distribution of the freshwater hydrozoan Craspedacusta sowerbii. PANGAEA. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.936074

Lüskow F, Galbraith MD, Hunt BVP, Perry RI, Boersma M, Pakhomov EA (2021) Phosphorus content and elemental ratios of gelatinous and soft-bodied zooplankton from the Northeast Pacific. PANGAEA. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.933356

Lüskow F, Galbraith MD, Hunt BPV, Perry RI, Pakhomov EA (2021) Gelatinous and soft-bodied zooplankton organic matter and elemental composition. PANGAEA. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.929888

Lüskow F, Pakhomov EA, Stukel MR, Décima M (2021) Salp biology (Salpa thompsoni) at the Chatham Rise, New Zealand. PANGAEA. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.930609

Chi X, Dierking J, Hoving H-JT, Lüskow F, Denda A, Christiansen B, Sommer U, Hansen T, Javidpour J (2020) Stable isotope analysis of marine plankton during Maria S. Merian cruise MSM49. PANGAEA. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.911939

Lüskow F (2020) Jellyfish abundance and chlorophyll a data from a shallow semi-enclosed cove, Kertinge Nor, Denmark. PANGAEA. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.910153

Décima M, Nodder S, Gutiérrez-Rodríguez A, Stukel MR, Selph K, Lopes dos Santos A, Saint-Macary A, Meyers M, Deans F, Lüskow F (2019) Salp Particle expOrt and Ocean Production (SalpPOOP). 21 October – 21 November 2018. NIWA Voyage Report TAN1810. 94 pp.

Robert M, Galbraith M, Haag J, Sahota R, Shiller J, Anderson N, Arychuk M, Haskell W, Higley W, Livingston M, Lüskow F, Romaine S, Simpson K (2019) Pacific Region CCG Vessel - Post Cruise Report. Line P Program - Fisheries and Oceans Canada. 11 pp.

Lüskow F (2017) Gelatinous meso- and macrozooplankton in the central Sargasso Sea. In: Hanel R (ed) Cruise report FRV Walther Herwig III, Cruise 404. pp 7–8

Christiansen B, Buchholz C, Buchholz F, Chi X, Christiansen S, Denda A, Fabrizius E, Hauss H, Hoving HJT, Janßen S, Kaufmann M, Kronschnabel A, Lischka A, Lüskow F, Martin B, Merten V, Silva P, Pinheiro N, Springer B, Zankl S, Zeimet T (2016) SEAMOX: The Influence of Seamounts and Oxygen Minimum Zones on Pelagic Fauna in the Eastern Tropical Atlantic – Cruise No. MSM49 – November 28 – December 21, 2015 – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain) – Mindelo (Republic of Cape Verde). Maria S. Merian-Berichte, MSM49, 42 pp., DFG-Senatskommission für Ozeanographie. doi:10.2312/cr_msm49

Lüskow F, Tang B, Riisgård HU (2015) Report on Odense Harbour Mussel Project – September 2015. University of Southern Denmark. 28 pp.

Ekau W, Baumann T, Bode M, Dixon SL, Du Plessis N, Eich A, Gachui SN, Green A, Hahn A, Herrmann N, Jacobs L-A, Kugel M, Lüskow F, Martens P, McQuaid K, Mill S, Mohrholz V, Nel A, Olivar Buera MP, Paubert MT, Pilgram K, Pretorius L, Sadasing O, Schirber S, Schlegel R, Weiser J, Wolf K (2014) Training and Capacity Building Cruise – Cruise No. M102 – December 6 – December 23, 2013 – Le Port (Ile de la Reunion) – Walvis Bay (Namibia). METEOR-Berichte, M102, 68 pp., DFG-Senatskommission für Ozeanographie. doi:10.2312/cr_m102

 

Conference, meeting, and seminar contributions

Lüskow F, Pakhomov EA (2024) Non-indigenous freshwater jellyfish in BC and North America – small neobiota with large potential (Oral presentation). 23rd International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species. 12–16 May. Halifax, Canada

Lüskow F (2024) Freshwater jellyfish research – hidden gems, knowledge gaps, and current progress (Oral presentation). Seminar talk at the Institute of Aquatic Ecology, HUN-REN Centre for Ecological Research (Budapest, Hungary). 5 April

Pakhomov EA, Bahl AA, Lüskow F, Mole R, von Appen W-J (2024) Early spring Salpa thompsoni population dynamics in the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean (Oral presentation). 7th ICES/PICES Zooplankton Production Symposium. 17–22 March. Hobart, Australia

Décima M, Stukel MR, Gutierrez-Rodriguez A, Nodder SD, Safi K, Meyers M, Fender CK, Kelly T, Lüskow F, Bahl AA, Pakhomov EA, Pinkerton M (2024) Salps vs. crustaceans: Comparing their contribution to carbon export pathways in the Southern Ocean Subtropical Front region (Oral presentation). 7th ICES/PICES Zooplankton Production Symposium. 17–22 March. Hobart, Australia

Bahl AA, Lüskow F, Décima M, Steinberg DK, Pakhomov EA (2024) Southern Ocean salp migratory behavior – the influence of life cycle stage and body size (Poster). 7th ICES/PICES Zooplankton Production Symposium. 17–22 March. Hobart, Australia

Lüskow F, Bezio N, Caputo L, Chi X, Dumont HJ, Karunarathne KD, López-González PJ, Mańko MK, Marchessaux G, Suzuki KS, Pakhomov EA (2023) Freshwater jellyfish research – hidden gems, knowledge gaps, and current progress (Oral presentation). 7th International Jellyfish Bloom Symposium. 21–25 November. Thiruvananthapuram, India

Pereira MN, Deserti MI, Durán-Fuentes JA, Maronna MM, Lüskow F, Pakhomov EA, Stampar SN (2023) Jellyfish bloom of Craspedacusta in tilapia farms in Southern Brazil (Oral presentation). 7th International Jellyfish Bloom Symposium. 21–25 November. Thiruvananthapuram, India

Bahl AA, Lüskow F, Décima M, Steinberg DK, Pakhomov EA (2023) Southern Ocean salp migration patterns vary by life cycle stage and body size (Poster). Twilight Zone Symposium. 13–20 September. Woods Hole, USA

Lüskow F (2023) Freshwater jellyfish in British Columbia & beyond – knowledge gaps and current progress (Oral presentation). Public talk at Sarah Wray Hall, Garden Bay. 9 September. Sunshine Coast, Canada

Bahl AA, Lüskow F, Décima M, Steinberg DK, Pakhomov EA (2023) Southern Ocean salps migratory patterns vary by stage and size (Poster). Gordon Research Conference: Polar Marine Sciences. 5–10 March. Ventura, USA

Lüskow F, Pakhomov EA (2023) Non-indigenous freshwater jellyfish in BC – small neobiota with large potential (Oral presentation). INVASIVES 2023, ISCBC’s Annual Forum & AGM. 28 February–1 March. New Westminster, Canada

Lüskow F, Pakhomov EA (2023) Freshwater jellyfish in British Columbia and beyond – knowledge gaps and current progress (Oral presentation). Victoria Natural History Society. 14 February

Lüskow F, Bahl AA, Décima M, Steinberg DK, Pakhomov EA (2022) Salp diel vertical migration patterns across the globe: Investigating size- and stage-specificity against environmental cues (Poster). Ocean Sciences Meeting. 27 February–4 March

Lüskow F, Boersma M, López-González PJ, Pakhomov EA (2022) Dietary value of the freshwater jellyfish Craspedacusta sowerbii (Poster). Ocean Sciences Meeting. 27 February–4 March

Lüskow F, Pakhomov EA (2021) Widespread and unnoticed occurrence of Craspedacusta sowerbii in British Columbia – knowledge gaps and recent progress (Oral presentation). 2021 Invasive Species Research Conference. 6–7 October

Lüskow F, Galbraith MD, Hunt BPV, Perry RI, Pakhomov EA (2020) Squishy but not useless for energy balance: Energetic value of gelatinous zooplankton from the Salish Sea and adjacent waters (Poster). Salish Sea Ecosystem Virtual Conference. 21–22 April

Décima M, Stukel MR, Selph KE, Gutierrez-Rodriguez A, Safi K, Nodder SD, Lüskow F, Fender C, Meyers M (2020) Salp grazing effects on the lower food web and carbon export, in subtropical and subantarctic waters east of New Zealand (Oral presentation). Ocean Sciences Meeting. 16–21 February. San Diego, USA

Lüskow F, Pakhomov EA, Décima M (2020) Biology of Salpa thompsoni at the Chatham Rise, New Zealand: Reproduction, diel vertical migration and demography (Poster). Ocean Sciences Meeting. 16–21 February. San Diego, USA

Lüskow F, Goldstein J, Riisgård HU (2018) Feeding and growth of small single-osculum demosponge Halichondria panicea explants at various algal concentrations (Oral presentation). 5th Villum Sponge Project meeting. 12 April. Kerteminde, Denmark

Lüskow F, Riisgård HU (2017) Clearance rates of sponges (Halichondria bowerbanki) exposed to natural seawater using a new in situ method (Oral presentation). 4th Villum Sponge Project meeting. 26 October. Odense, Denmark

Lüskow F, Kumala L, Solovyeva V, Brewer JR, Riisgård HU (2017) In situ growth, feeding and condition of the breadcrumb sponge, Halichondria panicea, in relation to a seasonally changing environment (Oral presentation). 3rd Villum Sponge Project meeting. 24 April. Aarhus, Denmark

Lüskow F, Kumala L, Riisgård HU (2016) In situ growth, feeding and condition of the breadcrumb sponge, Halichondria panicea, in relation to a seasonally changing environment (Oral presentation). 2nd Villum Sponge Project meeting. 28 October. Kerteminde, Denmark

Lüskow F, Riisgård HU (2016) Population predation impact of jellyfish (Aurelia aurita) controls the maximum umbrella size and somatic degrowth in temperate Danish waters (Poster). 5th International Jellyfish Bloom Symposium. 30 May–3 June. Barcelona, Spain

Lüskow F, Kumala L, Riisgård HU (2016) In situ growth of the breadcrumb sponge Halichondria panicea in relation to the onset of spring bloom (Oral presentation). 1st Villum Sponge Project meeting. 4 March. Copenhagen, Denmark

Lüskow F, Tang B, Riisgård HU (2015) Presentation of the Odense Harbour Mussel Project (Oral presentation). AG Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Fishes meeting. 9 November. GEOMAR. Kiel, Germany

Lüskow F, Tang B, Riisgård HU (2015) Project report (Oral presentation). 2nd Odense Harbour Mussel Project meeting. 21 September. Odense, Denmark

Lüskow F, Tang B, Riisgård HU (2015) Introductory talk (Oral presentation). 1st Odense Harbour Mussel Project meeting. 26 June. Kerteminde, Denmark

 

Theses

Lüskow F (2022) Hidden diversity in gelatinous zooplankton assemblages from selected ecosystems around the Pacific Ocean. Doctor of Philosophy dissertation. University of British Columbia. 283 pp. doi:10.14288/1.0422471

Lüskow F (2015) When air for breathing becomes limiting: Insights in the tolerance to hypoxia and implications for competition between the moon jellyfish Aurelia aurita (Scyphozoa) and the three-spined stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus in the inner Danish waters. Master thesis. University of Bremen. 72 pp.

Lüskow F (2011) Investigation of feeding selectivity of polyps (Scyphozoa) in situ and under laboratory conditions. Bachelor thesis. University of Bremen. 75 pp.

 

Newspaper, radio, and TV contributions

Eintauchen in faszinierende Tiefsee-Lebensräume – Dive into fascinating deep-sea habitats. Geomar Kiel, Uli Kunz, 7 June 2024, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BESqhUuX9cY

Citizen science may help uncover mysteries of Great Lakes jellyfish invasion, Great Lakes Echo, 10 April 2024, https://greatlakesecho.org/2024/04/10/citizen-science-may-help-uncover-t...

MSM126 Jellyweb Madeira Blog, February–March 2024, https://www.oceanblogs.org/msm126/ (multiple contributions)

How the Peach Blossom Jellyfish is spreading across North America, The Conversation, 21 September 2023, https://theconversation.com/how-the-peach-blossom-jellyfish-is-spreading...

Coast volunteers part of 'unprecedented effort' to study invasive freshwater jellyfish, September 2023, Coast Reporter, https://www.coastreporter.net/local-news/coast-volunteers-part-of-unprec...

Seetagebuch: Walther Herwig III, 465. Reise, April 2023, https://www.thuenen.de/de/themenfelder/meere/keine-fischereiforschung-oh...

Is that… a freshwater jellyfish? Invasive species council of BC, 15 December 2022, https://bcinvasives.ca/news/is-that-a-freshwater-jellyfish/

Researcher spotlight: Exploring Southern Ocean productivity. IMECaN, December 2022, https://myemail.constantcontact.com/IMECaN-newsletter-December-2022.html...

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