Marine biology and fisheries oceanography - specialized in taxonomy and community analyses of early life stages of fishes from the North until the tropical Atlantic.
Current research at the IMR:
- Spawning dynamics of small pelagic fish species in the sub-tropics and tropics.
BSc (Biology) - Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany, 2008
MSc (Marine Biology) - University of Bremen, Germany, 2012
PhD (Marine Ecosystem and Fishery Science), Hamburg University, Germany, 2018
2010 Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) – Mangrove Ecology, Bremen, Germany (Research assistant)
2013 – 2017 Thünen Institute of Sea Fisheries in the project AWA – Ecosystem Approach to the management of fisheries and the marine environment in West African waters, Hamburg, Germany (PhD and scientist)
2017 Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) – consultant for statistical analyses for the social sciences, Bremen, Germany (Scientist)
2018 Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) – Hydroacoustic detection of micronekton, Brest, France (Postdoc)