Carolin Müller

Dr. Carolin Müller

Project Coordinator

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Office: Fahrenheitstr. 6, Main Building
28359 Bremen
Room: 1305 (3rd floor)

Research interests

- impact of pollution on the physiological performance of early life-history stages of fish
- spatial connectivity and habitat use of marine and estuarine fish
- sustainable stock management & conservation

Research Projects

MicroplastiX - Integrated approach on the fate of Marine Microplastic (MMP) towards a sustainable ecosystem management (2020 - 2023)

IMErSÃO - Impact of Microplastic on Early life stages of Seabream in the Atlantic Ocean (2017 - 2021)

AWA - Ecosystem approach to the management of fisheries and the marine environment in West African waters (2016 - 2017)


Peer-reviewed journals

Müller, C., Erzini, K., Dudeck, T., Cruz, J., Santos Corona, L., Abrunhosa, F.E., Afonso, C.M.L., Mateus, M.Â.F., Orro, C., Monteiro, P., & Ekau, W. (2023). Variability of prey preferences and uptake of anthropogenic particles by juvenile white seabream in a coastal lagoon nursery ground. Environmental Biology of Fishes. DOI: 10.1007/s10641-023-01423-z. 

Müller, C. (2021). ) Not as Bad as It Seems? A Literature Review on the Case of Microplastic Uptake in Fish. Frontiers in Marine Science 8:672768. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2021.672768 

Müller, C., Erzini, K., Teodósio, M.A., Pousão-Ferreira, P., Baptista, V., & Ekau, W. (2020). Assessing microplastic uptake and impact on omnivorous juvenile white seabream Diplodus sargus (Linnaeus, 1758) under laboratory conditions. Marine Pollution Bulletin. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111162.

Müller, C., & Erzini, K. (2017). Interspecific differences in habitat selection of syngnathids in the Ria Formosa lagoon, Portugal. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2017.03.022.

Müller, C., & Erzini, K. (2016). Description of burrowing behaviour of the pipefish Syngnathus abaster Risso, 1827 in the Ria Formosa lagoon, Portugal. Journal of Applied Ichthyology. DOI: 10.1111/jai.13122. 


Other publications:

Frias, J., Müller, C., & Capuano, T. (2024). Plastic pollution and the plastisphere: findings and recommendations. Policy Brief - MicroplastiX. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.10560911. 



Müller, C. (2021). Impact of microplastic on early life-history stages of seabream in the Atlantic Ocean. University Bremen. DOI: 10.26092/elib/1427. 


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