New ARCTOS PHD: Andrea Bozman

On February 28th, Andrea Bozman successfully defended her Ph.D. at the Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture, Nord University, Bodø, Norway. 

The title of her thesis is: 

The structuring effects of light on the deep-water scyphozoan Periphylla periphylla 

Andrea’s thesis consists of two published articles and one manuscript: 

Article I: 

Bozman, A., Titelman, J., Kaartvedt, S., Eiane, K. & Aksnes, D.L. (2017). Jellyfish distribute vertically according to irradiance. Journal of Plankton Research, 39: 280-289. DOI 10.1093/plankt/fbw097 

Article II: 

Bozman, A., Aksnes Dag, L. & Eiane, K. (2018). First reports of a mass mortality event across multiple life stages in a mesopelagic jellyfish in high latitude coastal waters. Marine Ecology, 0: e12498. DOI 10.1111/maec.12498 


Bozman, A., Eiane, K., Aksnes, Dag L. Photoperiod and retention constrain the distribution of light-sensitive mesopelagic jellyfish in high latitude fjords 

Supervision of the thesis was by Professor Ketil Eiane (Nord, Bodø, Norway), Professor Dag L. Aksnes (UiB, Bergen, Norway), Post-doctoral researcher Sünnje Basedow (UiT, Tromsø, Norway), and Professor and senior scientist Stig Falk-Petersen (Akvaplan-Niva, Tromsø). The Assessment Committee of the thesis include the opponents Prof. Andrew Sweetman (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland), Post-doctoral researcher Ingrid W (UiT, Tromsø), and the committee administrator Prof. Leslie Noble (Nord, Bodø).