Tim Dudeck

Dr. Tim Dudeck

Postdoctoral Researcher

Department: Ecology
Working Group: WG Fisheries Biology

Phone: +49 (0)421 23800 - 52

Fax: +49 (0)421 23800 - 30

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

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Research interests

- Fisheries Biology
- Size spectrum analyses
- Spatial distributions of fish and zooplankton
- Trophic interactions of fish and zooplankton
- Optical and hydroacoustic sensors
- Machine Learning for biological studies

Current Projects

TRAFFIC - Trophic Transfer Efficiency in the Benguela Current

TRIATLAS - South and Tropical Atlantic climate-based marine ecosystem prediction for sustainable management

metOBUS - Climate driven changes in the habitable zone of the Benguela Upwelling System under metabolic limitations



Dudeck, T., Rohlf, N., Möllmann, C. and Hufnagl, M. (2021) Winter zooplankton dynamics in the English Channel and southern North Sea: trends and drivers from 1991 to 2013. Journal of Plankton Research, 1-13. doi:10.1093/plankt/fbab011

Floeter, J., van Beusekom, J., Auch, D., Callies, U., Carpenter, J., Dudeck, T., Eberle, S., Eckhardt, A., Gloe, D., et al. (2017) Pelagic effects of offshore windfarm foundations in the stratified North Sea. Progress in Oceanography, 156, 154-173.

Publications in review and preparation

Dudeck, T., Hartkens, L., Schaber, M. and Ekau, W. (2021) Distribution and drivers of the Deep-Scattering Layer in the Benguela Upwelling System. Deep-Sea Research: In preparation

Dudeck, T., Hufnagl, M., Rohlf, N., Möllmann, C. Zooplankton size as indicator for lower trophic level biodiversity. Marine Ecology Progress Series: In Review

Dudeck, T., Hufnagl, M., Pätsch, J., Rohlf, N., Möllmann, C. Winter prey: Resolving the transport and survival of herring larvae through prey field modelling. Marine Ecology Progress Series: in preparation



Dudeck, T. (2018) Zooplankton dynamics in winter:A bottom-up analysis of a new zooplankton time series from the English Channel and the Southern Bight of the North Sea. PhD Thesis. University of Hamburg. Supervisor: Prof. Christian Möllmann

Dudeck, T. (2013) Modelling the Spatial Distribution of Herring (Clupea harengus) in the North Sea. MSc Thesis. University of Hamburg. Supervisor: Dr. Jens Floeter

Dudeck, T. (2010) Prey overlap between Grey Gurnard (Eutrigla gurnardus) and Cod (Gadus morhua) in the North Sea. Honours Thesis. University of Aberdeen. Supervisor: Dr. Tara Marshall