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Here you find the scientific publications (reviewed) from Besatzfisch since 2009.


Emmrich, M., Schälicke, S., Hühn , D., Lewin, C., Arlinghaus, R., (2014). No differences between littoral fish community structure of smallnatural and gravel pit lakes in the northern German lowlands. Limnologica 46: 84-93.pdf

Gwinn, D.C., Allen, M.S., Johnston, F.D., Brown, P., Todd, c., Arlinghaus, R. (2014): Rethinking length-based fisheries regulations: the value of protecting old and large fish with harvest slot. Fish and Fisheries, online early.  pdf

Huehn, D., Klefoth, T., Pagel, T., Zajicek, P., Arlinghaus, R. (2014). Impacts of external  and surgery-based tagging techniques on Small Northern Pike under field conditions. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 34: 322-334.  pdf

Laugen. A.T., Engelhard, G.H., Whitlock, R., Arlinghaus, R., Dankel, D.J., Dunlop, E.S., Eikeset, A.M., Enberg, K., Jørgensen, C., Matsumura, S., Nussle, S., Urbach, D., Baulier, L., Boukal, D.S., Ernande, B., Johnston, F.D., Mollet, F., Pardoe, H., Therkildsen, N.O., Uusi-Heikkilä, S., Vainikka, A., Heino, M., Rijnsdorp, A.D., Dieckmann, U. (2014). Evolutionary impact assessment: accounting for evolutionary consequences of fishing in an ecosystem approach to fisheries management. Fish and Fisheries, 15: 65-96. pdf

Rapp,T., Hallermann, J., Cooke, S.J.,Hetz, S.K., Wuertz, S., Arlinghaus, R. (2014). Consequences of air exposure on the physiology and behavior of caught-and-released Common Carp in the laboratory and under natural conditions. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 34:2, 232-246. pdf

Rose, J.D., Arlinghaus, R., Cooke, S.J., Diggles, B.K., Sawynok, W., Stevens, E.D. & Wynne, C.D.L (2014). Can fish really feel pain? Fish and Fisheries, 15: 97-133. pdf 

Schlüter, M., Hinkel, J., Bots, P.W.G., Arlinghaus, R. (2014). Application of the SES framework for model-based analysis of the dynamics of social-ecological systems. Ecology and Society 19: 36. pdf

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Allen, M. S., Ahrens, M., Hansen, M. J., Arlinghaus, R. (2013). Dynamic angling effort influences the value of minimum-length limits to prevent recruitment overfishing.Fisheries Management and Ecology, 20: 247–257. pdf

Alós, J., Arlinghaus, R. (2013). Impacts of partial marine protected areas on coastal fish communities exploited by recreational angling. Fisheries Research, 137: 88 - 96. pdf

Arlinghaus, R., Cooke, S. J.,Potts, W. (2013). Towards resilient recreational fisheries on a global scale through improved understanding of fish and fisher behaviour. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 20: 91–98. pdf

Arlinghaus R., Krause, J. (2013). Wisdom of the crowd and natural resource management. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 28:9 -11. pdf

Beardmore, B., Haider, W., Hunt, L.M., Arlinghaus, R. (2013) Evaluating the ability of specialization indicators to explain fishing preferences. Leisure Sciences, 35: 273 - 292. pdf

Cooke, S. J., Raby, G. D., Donaldson, M. R., Hinch, S. G., O'Conner, C. M., Arlinghaus, R., Danylchuck, A. J., Hanson, K. C., Clark, T. D., Patterson, D. A. (2013). Review. The physiological consequences of catch-and release angling: perspectives on experimental design, interpretation, extrapolation and relevance to stakeholders. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 20: 268–287.  pdf

Cooke, S. J., Suski, C. D., Arlinghaus, R., Danylchuk, A. J.(2013). Voluntary institutions and behaviours as alternatives to formal regulations in recreational fisheries management. Fish and Fisheries, 14: 439–457. pdf

Daedlow, K., Beckmann, V., Schlüter, M., Arlinghaus, R. (2013). Explaining institutional persistence, adaptation, and transformation in East German recreational-fisheries governance after the German reunification in 1990. Ecological Economics, 96: 36–50. pdf

Dedual, M., Sague Pla, O., Arlinghaus, R., Clarke, A., Ferter, K., Geertz Hansen, P., Gerdeaux, D., Hames, F., Kennelly, S. J., Kleiven, A. R., Meraner, A., Ueberschär, B. (2013). Communication between scientists, fishery managers and recreational fishers: lessons learned from a comparative analysis of international case studies. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 20: 234 - 246. pdf

Eschbach, E., Schöning, S. (2013). Identification of high-resolution microsatellites without a priori knowledge of genotypes using a simple scoring approach. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 4: 1076–1082.  

Fenichel, E. P., Gentner, B., Arlinghaus, R. (2013). Normative considerations for recreational fishery management: a bioeconomic framework for linking positive science and normative fisheries policy decisions. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 20: 223–233.  pdf

Ferter, K., Weltersbach, M. S., Strehlow, H. V., Vølstad, J. H.,  Alós, J., Arlinghaus, R., Armstrong, M., Dorow, M., de Graaf, M., van der Hammen, T., Hyder, K., Levre, H., Paulrud, A., Radtke, K., Rocklin, D., Sparrevohn, C. R., Veiga, P. (2013). Unexpectedly high catch-and-release rates in European marine recreational fisheries: implications for science and management. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 70: 1319–1329. pdf

Heermann, L., Emmrich, M., Heynen, M., Dorow, M., König, U., Borcherding, J., Arlinghaus, R. (2013). Explaining recreational angling catch rates of Eurasian perch, Perca fluviatilis: the role of natural and fishing-related environmental factors. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 20: 187–200.

Heino, M., Baulier, L., Boukal, D.S., Ernande, B., Johnston, F.D., Mollet, F.M., Pardoe, H., Therkildsen, N.O., Uusi-Heikkilä, S., Vainikka, A., Arlinghaus, R., Dankel, D.J., Dunlop, E., Eikeset, A.M., Enberg, K., Engelhard, G.H., Jørgensen, C., Laugen, A.T., Matsumura, S., Nussle, S., Urbach, D., Whitlock, R., Rijnsdorp, A.D., Dieckmann, A. (2013). Can fisheries-induced evolution shift reference pointsfor fisheries management? ICES Journal of Marine Science:70, 707 - 721. pdf

Hunt, L. M., Sutton, S. G., Arlinghaus, R. (2013). Illustrating the critical role of human dimensions research for understanding and managing recreational fisheries within a social-ecological system framework. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 20: 111–124. pdf

Jansen, T., Arlinghaus, R., Als, T.D., Skov, C. (2013). Voluntary angler logbooks reveal long-term changes in a lentic pike, Esox lucius, population. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 20: 125 - 136. pdf

Johnston, F.D., Arlinghaus, R., Dieckmann, U. (2013). Fish life history, angler behaviour and optimal management of recreational fisheries. Fish and Fisheries, 14: 554–579. pdf

Klefoth, T., Pieterek, T., Arlinghaus, R. (2013). Impacts of domestication on angling vulnerability of common carp, Cyprinus carpio: the role of learning, foraging behaviour and food preferences. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 20: 174–186. pdf

Klefoth, T., Skov, C., Aarestrup, K. and Arlinghaus, R. (2013). Reliability of non-lethal assessment methods of body composition and energetic status exemplified by applications to eel (Anguilla anguilla) and carp (Cyprinus carpio). Fisheries Research, 146: 18 - 26. pdf

Krause, J.,Krause, S., Arlinghaus, R., Psorakis, I., Roberts, S., Rutz, C. (2013). Reality mining of animal social systems.Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 28: 441 - 451. pdf

Zajicek, P., Klefoth, T., Mehner, T., Arlinghaus, R. (2013). Erfassung und Visualisierung der Gewässerstruktur (Tiefe und Unterwasserpflanzen) in Bezug zur Habitatwahl von Hechten (Esox Lucius) in einem natürlichen See. Gis.Science, Die Zeitschrift für Geoinformatik, 4: 137-147. pdf

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Arlinghaus, R., Schwab, A. (2011). Five ethical challenges to recreational fishing: what they are and what they mean. American Fisheries Society Symposium, 75: 219-234. pdf

Beard,D., Arlinghaus,R., Cooke, S.J., McIntyre, P.B., De Silva, S., McIntyre, P.B., De Silva, S., Bartley, D., Cowx, I.G. (2011). Ecosystem approach to inland fisheries: research needs and implementation strategies. Biology Letters 2011 7: 481-483. pdf

Beardmore, B., Dorow, M., Haider, W., Arlinghaus, R. (2011). The elasticity of fishing effort response and harvest outcomes to altered regulatory policies in eel (Anguilla anguilla) recreational angling.Fisheries Research 110: 136–148. pdf

Beardmore, B., Haider, W., Hunt, L.M., Arlinghaus, R. (2011).The importance of trip context for determining primary angler motivations: Are more specialized anglers more catch-oriented than previously believed? North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 31: 861-879. pdf

Daedlow, K., Beard, T.D., Arlinghaus, R, (2011). A property rights-based view on management of inland recreational fisheries: contrasting common and publicfishing right regimes in Germany and the United States. American Fisheries Society Symposium, 75: 13-38.  pdf

Daedlow, K., Beckmann, V., Arlinghaus, R. (2011). Assessing an adaptive cycle in a social system under
external pressure to change: the importance of intergroup relations in recreational fisheries governance.
Ecology and Society 16: 3.

Dorow, M.,  Arlinghaus, R. (2011). A telephone-diary-mail approach to survey recreational fisheries on large geographical scales, with a note on annual landings estimates by anglers in northern Germany. American Fisheries Society Symposium, 75: 319-344. pdf 

Hasler, C.T., Colotelo, A. H., Rapp, T.,  Jamieson,E.,  Bellehumeur, K., Arlinghaus,R., Cooke, S.J. (2011). Opinions of fisheries researchers, managers and anglers towards recreational fishing issues: a comparative exploratory analysis for North America. American Fisheries Society Symposium, 75: 51-74.  pdf

Hühn, D., Arlinghaus, R. (2011). Determinants of hooking mortality in freshwater recreational fisheries: a quantitative meta-analysis. American Fisheries Society Symposium, 75: 141-170.  pdf

Hunt, L. M., Arlinghaus, R., Lester, N., Kushneriuk, R. (2011). The effects of regional angling effort, angler behavior, and harvesting efficiency on landscape patterns of overfishing. Ecological Applications 21: 2555–2575. pdf

Johnston, F.D., Arlinghaus, R., Steflfoxd, J., Post, J.R. (2011). Decline in angler use despite increased catch rates: Anglers’ response to the implementation of a total catch-and-release regulation. Fisheries Research 110: 189–197. pdf

Klefoth, T., Kobler, A., Arlinghaus, R. (2011). Behavioural and fitness consequences of directand indirect non-lethal disturbances in a catch-and-release northern pike (Esox lucius) fishery. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems 403:11. pdf

Matsumura, S., Arlinghaus, R., Dieckmann, U. (2011). Assessing evolutionary consequences of size-selective recreational fishing on multiple life-history traits, with an application to northern pike (Esox lucius). Evolutionary Ecology 25: 711–735. pdf

O’Connor, C.M., Gilmour, K.M., Arlinghaus, R., Matsumura, S., Suski, C.D., Philipp, D.P., Cooke, S.J. (2011). The consequences of short-term cortisol elevation on individual physiology and growth rate in wild largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 68: 693–705. pdf

Schlüter, M., Herrfahrdt-Pähle, E. (2011). Exploring resilience and transformability of a river basin in
the face of socioeconomic and ecological crisis: an example from the Amudarya river basin, Central Asia.
Ecology and Society 16: 32.

Skov, C., Koed, A., Baastrup-Spohr, L., Arlinghaus, R. (2011): Dispersal, Growth, and Diet
of Stocked and Wild Northern Pike Fry in a Shallow Natural Lake, with Implications for the Management of Stocking Programs, North American Journal of Fisheries Management 31: 1177-1186. pdf
Van Poorten, B., Arlinghaus, R., Daedlow, K., Haertel-Borer, S. (2011). Social-ecological interactions, management panaceas, and the future of wild fish. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A. 108: 12554–12559. pdf


Whiteley, A.R., Bhat, A., Martins, E.P., Mayden, R.L., Arunachalam, M., Uusi-Heikkilä, S., Ahmed, A.T.A., Shrestha, J., Clark, M., Stemple, D., Bernatchez, L. (2011). Population genomics of wild and laboratory zebrafish (Danio rerio). Molecular Ecology: 4259–4276. pdf 


rlinghaus, R., Cooke, S.J., Cowx, I.G. (2010). Providing context to the global code of practice for recreational
fisheries. Fisheries Management and Ecology 17: 146–156.

Arlinghaus, R., Dieckmann, U., Matsumura, S. (2010). The conservation and fishery benefits of protecting large
pike (Esox lucius L.) by harvest regulations in recreational fishing. Biological Conservation 143: 1444–1459.

Cowx, I.G., Arlinghaus, R., Cooke, S.J. (2010). Harmonizing recreational fisheries and conservation
objectives for aquatic biodiversity in inland waters. Journal of Fish Biology 76: 2194–2215.

Dorow, M., Beardmore, B., Haider, W., Arlinghaus, R. (2010). Winners and losers of conservation policies
for European eel, Anguilla anguilla: an economic welfare analysis for differently specialised eel anglers. Fisheries Management and Ecology 17: 106–125.

Hirsch, D., Abrami, G., Giordano, R., Liersch, S., Matin, N., Schlüter. M. (2010). Participatory research for adaptive water management in a transition country – a case study from Uzbekistan. Ecology and Society 15: 23.pdf

Johnston, F.D., Arlinghaus, R., Dieckmann, U. (2010). Diversity and complexity of angler behaviour drive socially optimal input and output regulations in a bioeconomic recreational-fisheries model. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 67: 1507-1531.pdf

Kuparinen, A., Klefoth, T., Arlinghaus, R. (2010). Abiotic and fishing-related correlates of angling catch rates in pike (Esox lucius). Fisheries Research 105: 111–117.pdf

Matsumura, S., Arlinghaus, R., Dieckmann, U. (2010). Foraging on spatially distributed resources with sub-optimal movement, imperfect information, and travelling costs: departures from the ideal free distribution. Oikos 119: 1469–1483.pdf

O’Connor, C.M., Gilmour, K.M., Arlinghaus, R., Hasler, C.T., Philipp, D.P., Cooke, S.J. (2010). Seasonal Carryover Effects following the Administration of Cortisol to a Wild Teleost Fish. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 83: 950–957.pdf

Redpath,T.D.,  Cooke, S.J., Suski, C.D.,Arlinghaus,R., Couture,P., Wahl,D.H., Philipp, D.P.(2010). The metabolic and biochemical basis of vulnerability to recreational angling after three generations of angling-induced selection in a teleost fish. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 67: 1983–1992.pdf

Schäfer, R.B., Cooke, S.J.,  Arlinghaus, R., Bonada, N., Brischoux, F., Casper, A.F., Catford, J.A., Rolland, V. (2011). Perspectives from early career researchers on the publication process in ecology – a response to Statzner & Resh (2010). Freshwater Biology 56: 2405–2412. pdf

Schlüter, M., Hirsch, D., Pahl-Wostl, C. (2010). Coping with change: responses of the Uzbek watermanagement regime to socio-economic transition andglobal change. Environmental Science & Policy 13: 620–636.pdf

Teel, T.L., Manfredo, M.J., Jensen, F.S., Buijs, A.E., Fischer, A., Riepe, C., Arlinghaus, R., Jacobs, M.H. (2010). Understanding the Cognitive Basis for Human–Wildlife Relationships as a Key to Successful Protected-Area Management. International Journal of Sociology 3: 104–123.pdf 


Johnson, B.M., Arlinghaus, R., Martinez, P. (2009). Are we doing all we can to stem the tide of illegal fish stocking?  Fisheries 34: 389-394. pdf



Arlinghaus, R., Potts,W., Cooke, S.J.,Cowx, I.G. (eds). 2013. Towards resilient recreational fisheries - Proceedings of the 6th World Recreational Fishing Conference, 1-4, August 2011, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. Fisheries Management and Ecology 20: 91–287. hier zur Auswahl einiger Studien


FAO. 2012. Recreational Fisheries. FAO Technical Guidelines for Responsible Fisheries No. 13. Rome. 194pp.pdf


Beard, D.T.,  Arlinghaus,R., Sutton, S.G. (eds). 2011. The angler in the environment: social, economic, biological and ethical dimensions. AmericanFisheries Society, Bethesda, Mayrland: 365 pp. pdf 


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Further Publications


Arlinghaus, R. (2014). Eine Frage der Zeit. Rute und Rolle, 03/2014: 70-71. pdf

Arlinghaus, R. (2014). Angler sind wie Fussballfans. Rute und Rolle, 03/2014: 74-75.pdf

Arlinghaus, R. (2014). Eine Frage des Charakters. Rute und Rolle, 02/2014: 76-77. pdf

Arlinghaus, R. (2014). Können Hecht & Co lernen? Rute und Rolle, 01/2014: 74-75. pdf

Arlinghaus, R. (2014):  Eine kritische Auseinandersetzung mit kürzlich publizierten Darstellungen des tierschutzwidrigen Angelns ohne Verwertungsabsicht in den Massenmedien. Fischer und Teichwirt, 1: 12 -17. pdf


Arlinghaus, R., Cyrus, E.M. (2013): Empfinden Fische Schmerzen? Fischer und Teichwirt, 10/2013: 369.pdf

Arlinghaus, R. (2013). Bärendienste. Offener Brief zur NDR Dokumentation „Hobby mit Widerhaken“ und zum begleitenden Zeit-Artikel „Ein Foto mit dem Dicken“ von Carsten Rau und Team. Rute und Rolle, 11/2013: 18-20. pdf

Arlinghaus, R. (2013). Was hat Angeln mit Charles Darwin zu tun? Rute und Rolle, 11/2013: 76-77. pdf

Arlinghaus, R. (2013). Empfinden Fische Schmerz? Rute und Rolle, 10/2013: 18-19. pdf

Klefoth & Arlinghaus (2013). Hakvermeidung von Schuppen- und Spiegelkarpfen wissenschaftlich untersucht. Carp Connect, 56: 34-38. pdf

Arlinghaus, R. (2013). Ein Abgesang aufs Mindestmaß? Rute und Rolle, 9/2013: 60 -61. pdf

Arlinghaus, R., Klefoth, T., Cyrus, E.M., Doering-Arjes, P. (2013). Leben nach dem Fang. Fisch und Fang 2/2013: 112-115. pdf

Beck, M., Cyrus, E.M., Arlinghaus, R. (2013). Internationale Handlungsempfehlungen für eine nachhaltige Angelfischerei. Blinker 3/2013: 112. pdf


Arlinghaus, R. (2012). Der Hecht im Küchenfenster. Fisch und Fang, 3/2012: 112 - 116.