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Jasmine Nahrgang

Associate Professor UiT The Arctic University of NorwayArctic and Marine Biology
Work Department of Arctic and Marine Biology Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics UiT The Arctic University of Norway Tromsø 9037 Norway Work Phone: +47 77 64 58 96 Website: ORCID Website: ResearchGate Website: UiT researcher profile
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Research interests:

  • Impact of petroleum contaminants on Arctic marine organisms.

Running national and international projects:

  • Participant – OCEANSPACT «OCEAN Sustainability Pathways for Achieving Conflict Transformation», Belmont Forum (€ 1.448.000), 2020-2022.
  • PI- PARENTox “Effects of parental exposure to petroleum on fertilization success and embryo development in Atlantic cod”, Fram Centre Flagship “MIKON” (kr 1.000.000,-) 2020 and 500.000,- from ARCEx.
  • Participant – NOR-LANKA Blue,  exchange programme with Sri Lanka. Norwegian Agency for International Cooperation and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education (DIKU) NORPART Programme, (kr 000.000,-), 2019-2023.
  • Participant – Arctic EcoSens “Environmental monitoring of Arctic coastal ecosystems: Sensitivity to petroleum pollution”, Norwegian Research Council, NORRUSS programme, (kr 10.000.000,-), 2018-2020.
  • Participant – Nansen Legacy, Research Focus “Human Impacts”, task “Effects of oil and contaminants on northern Barents Sea ecosystem health », (kr 000.000,-), 2018-2024.

Institutional responsibilities:

2019 –                   Coordinator for the Department´s Master programme in Biology

2019 –                   Member of the Board of Havbrukstasjon i Tromsø

2015 –                   Member of the Strategic Board for Education (programmestyret) of  the Department Arctic and Marine Biology, UiT.

Peer reviewed publications:

Annotations refer to:  *Main author (first, second or last) and † my students

  1. Meador JP, Nahrgang J* (2019) Characterizing Crude Oil Toxicity to Early-Life Stage Fish Based On a Complex Mixture: Are We Making Unsupported Assumptions? Environ Sci Technol 53:11080-11092.
  2. Nahrgang J*, Bender ML†, Meier S, Nechev J, Berge J, Frantzen M (2019) Growth and metabolism of adult polar cod (Boreogadus saida) in response to dietary crude oil. Environ. Saf. 180:53–62.
  3. Reinardy HC, Pedersen KB, Nahrgang J, Frantzen M (2019). Effects of mine tailings exposure on early life stages of Atlantic cod. Environ Toxicol Chem 38:1446–1454.
  4. Storhaug E†, Nahrgang J*, Pedersen KB, Brooks SJ, Petes LP, Bakhmet IN, Frantzen M (2019) Seasonal and spatial variations in biomarker baseline levels within Arctic populations of mussels (Mytilus spp.). Sci Tot Environ 656:921–936.
  5. Song Y, Nahrgang J*, Tollefsen K-E (2019) Transcriptomic analysis reveals dose-dependent modes of action of benzo(a)pyrene in polar cod (Boreogadus saida). Sci Tot Environ 653:176–189.
  6. Dahlke TF, Butzin M, Nahrgang J, Puvanendran V, Mortensen A, Pörtner HO, Storch D (2018) Northern cod species face spawning habitat losses if global warming exceeds 1.5°C. Science Advances 4 (11), eaas8821.
  7. Bender ML†, Frantzen M, Camus L, Le Floch S, Palerud J, Nahrgang J* (2018) Effects of acute exposure to dispersed oil and burned oil residue on long-term survival, growth, and reproductive development in polar cod (Boreogadus saida). Mar Environ Res 140:468–477.
  8. Fokina N, Storhaug E†, Bakhmet I, Maximovich N, Frantzen M, Nahrgang J* (2018) Seasonal changes in lipid class content in mussels Mytilus spp. from Rakkfjorden in the Norwegian Sea and Kandalaksha Bay of the White Sea. Polar Biol 41:2103–
  9. Vieweg I†, Bilbao E, Meador JP, Cancio I, Bender ML†, Cajaraville MP, Nahrgang J* (2018) Effects of dietary crude oil exposure on molecular and physiological parameters related to lipid homeostasis in polar cod (Boreogadus saida). Comp Biochem Physiol C 206-207:54–64.
  10. Vieweg I†, Benedetti M, Lanzoni I, Regoli F, Nahrgang J* (2017) Antioxidant defenses in polar cod (Boreogadus saida) and responsiveness towards dietary crude oil exposure. Mar Environ Res 130:48-59.
  11. Nahrgang J*, Dubourg P†, Frantzen M, Storch D, Dahlke F, Meador J (2016) Corrigendum to “Early life stages of an Arctic keystone species (Boreogadus saida) show high sensitivity to a water-soluble fraction of crude oil ». Pollut. doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2016.12.062
  12. Nahrgang J*, Dubourg P†, Frantzen M, Storch D, Dahlke F, Meador J (2016) Early life stages of an Arctic keystone species (Boreogadus saida) show high sensitivity to a water-soluble fraction of crude oil. Environ Pollut 218:605-614.
  13. Bender ML†, Frantzen M, Vieweg I†, Falk-Petersen IB, Johnsen HK, Rudolfsen G, Tollefsen KE, Dubourg P, Nahrgang J* (2016) Effects of chronic dietary petroleum exposure on reproductive development in polar cod (Boreogadus saida). Aquat Toxicol 180:196-208.
  14. Sagerup K, Nahrgang J*, Frantzen M, Larsen LH, Geraudie P (2016) Biological effects of marine diesel oil exposure in red king crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus) assessed through a water and foodborne exposure experiment. Mar Environ Res 119: 126-135.
  15. Mueter FJ, Nahrgang J*, Nelson RJ, Berge J (2016) The ecology of gadid fishes in the circumpolar Arctic with a special emphasis on the polar cod (Boreogadus saida). Polar Biol 39:961-967.
  16. Frantzen M, Regoli F, Ambrose WG, Nahrgang J, Geraudie P, Benedetti M, Locke W, Camus L (2016) Biological effects of mechanically and chemically dispersed oil on the Icelandic scallop (Chlamys islandica). Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 127:95-107.
  17. Nahrgang J*, Korshunova E†, Murzina SA, Delmas O, Nemova NN, Berge J (2016) Aspects of reproductive biology of wild caught polar cod (Boreogadus saida) from Svalbard waters. Polar Biol 39:1155-1164.
  18. Bakke M, Nahrgang J*, Ingebrigtsen K (2016) Comparative absorption and tissue distribution of 14C-benzo(a)pyrene and 14C-phenantrene in the polar cod (Boreogadus saida) following oral administration. Polar Biol 39:1165-1173.
  19. Berge J, Cottier F, Darnis G, Falk-Petersen S, Gabrielsen T, Johnsen G, Last K, Leu E, Lønne OJ, Moline M, Nahrgang J, Renaud PE, Seuthe L, Søreide J, Varpe Ø, Weslawski JM (2015) In the dark: paradigms of Arctic ecosystems during polar night challenged by new understanding. Progr Oceanogr 139:258-271.
  20. Camus L, Brooks S, Geraudie P, Hjorth M, Nahrgang J, Olsen GH, Smit MG (2015) Comparison of produced water toxicity to Arctic and temperate species. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 113:248-58.
  21. Geraudie P, Nahrgang J*, Leray J, Minier C, Camus L (2014) Endocrine disrupting effects of produced water in polar cod (Boreogadus saida). J Toxicol Environ Health A 77:557-73.
  22. Nahrgang J*, Varpe Ø, Korshunova E†, Murzina S Hallanger IG, Vieweg I† (2014) Gender specific reproductive strategies of an Arctic key species (Boreogadus saida) and implications of climate change. PLOS One doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0098452
  23. Berge J, Nahrgang J* (2013) The Atlantic spiny lumpsucker Eumicrotremus spinosus: life history traits and the seemingly unlikely interaction with the pelagic amphipod Themisto libellula. Polish Polar Res 34:279-287.
  24. Nahrgang J., Brooks S., Evenset A., Camus L., Jonsson M., Smith T., Lukina J., Frantzen M., Giarratano E., Renaud PE., 2013. Seasonal variation in biomarkers in blue mussel (Mytilus edulis), Icelandic scallop (Chlamys islandica) and Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) – implications for environmental monitoring in the Barents Sea. Aquat. Toxicol. 127:21-35
  25. Frantzen M., Falk-Petersen I.B., Nahrgang J., Smith T., Olsen G.H., Hangstad T.A., Camus L., 2012. Toxicity of Goliat crude oil and pyrene to the embryos of beach spawning capelin (Mallotus villosus). Aquat. Toxicol. 108:42-52.
  26. Renaud P.E., Berge J., Varpe Ø., Lønne O.J., Nahrgang J., Ottesen C., Hallanger I., 2012. Climate change, competition, and consequences for the key Arctic species, Boreogadus saida. Polar Biol. 35:401-412.
  27. Camus L., Nahrgang J., Olsen G.H., 2010. Risk assessment and biomonitoring tools in the Arctic. Proceedings of 33rd AMOP Technical Seminar on Environmental Contamination and Response, Halifax, Canada. Volume 2, 1253-1266
  28. Nahrgang J., Camus L., Broms F., Christiansen J.S., Hop H., 2010. Seasonal baseline levels of physiological and biochemical parameters in polar cod (Boreogadus saida): implications for environmental monitoring. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 60:1336-1345
  29. Nahrgang J., Jönsson M., Camus L., 2010. EROD activity in liver and gills of polar cod (Boreogadus saida) exposed to waterborne and dietary crude oil. Mar. Environ. Res. 70:120-123
  30. Christiansen J.S., Karamushko L.I., Nahrgang J., 2010. Sub-lethal levels of waterborne petroleum may depress routine metabolism in polar cod Boreogadus saida (Lepechin, 1774). Polar Biol. 33:1049-1055
  31. Nahrgang J., Camus L., Carls M.G., Gonzalez P., Jönsson M., Taban I.C., Bechmann R.K., Christiansen J.S., Hop H. 2010. Biomarker responses in polar cod (Boreogadus saida) exposed to the water soluble fraction of crude oil. Aquat. Toxicol. 97:234-242
  32. Nahrgang J., Camus L., Gonzalez P., Jönsson M., Christiansen J.S., Hop H. 2010. Biomarker responses in polar cod (Boreogadus saida) exposed to dietary crude oil. Aquat. Toxicol. 96:77-83
  33. Nahrgang J., Camus L., Gonzalez P., Goksøyr A., Christiansen J.S., Hop H., 2009. PAH biomarker responses in polar cod (Boreogadus saida) exposed to benzo(a)pyrene. Aquat. Toxicol. 94:309-319