Hans Ulrik Riisgård

Prof. Hans Ulrik Riisgård

Marine Biological Research Centre

University of Southern Denmark, Denmark




1981 Dr. Sci., Copenhage University, Denmark

1979 Ph.D., Copenhagen University, Denmark

1976 M.S., Copenhagen University, Denmark

1973 B.S., Aarhus University, Denmark

Publications (Selected)

1.     Physiologically regulated valve-closure makes mussels long-term starvation survivors: Test of hypothesis Journal of Molluscan Studies, vol. 81, no. 2, pp. 303–307, 2015

2.     The mussel filter-pump - present understanding, with a re-examination of gill preparations Acta Zoologica, vol. 96, no. 3, pp. 273–282, 2015

3.     Potential for production of 'mini-mussels' in Great Belt (Denmark) evaluated on basis of actual and modeled growth of young mussels Mytilus edulis Aquaculture International, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 859–885, 2014

4.     Somatic growth of mussels Mytilus edulis in field studies compared to predictions using BEG, DEB, and SFG models Journal of Sea Research, vol. 88, pp. 100–108, 2014

5.     First report on Beroe ovata in an unusual mixture of ctenophores in the Great Belt (Denmark) Aquatic Invasions, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 111–116, 2014

6.     Allometric equations for maximum filtration rate in blue mussels Mytilus edulis and importance of condition index Helgoland Marine Research, vol. 68, no. 1, pp. 193–198, 2014

7.     Dwarfism of blue mussels in the low saline Baltic Sea - Growth to the lower salinity limit Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol. 517, pp. 181–192, 2014

8.     Growth of mussels Mytilus edulis at algal (Rhodomonas salina) concentrations below and above saturation levels for reduced filtration rate Marine Biology Research, vol. 9, no. 10, pp. 1005–1017, 2013

9.     Bioenergetic model predictions of actual growth and allometric transitions during ontogeny of juvenile blue mussels Mytilus Edulis Mussels: Ecology, Life Habits and Control, pp. 101–121, 2013

10.   Effect of salinity on filtration rates of mussels Mytilus edulis with special emphasis on dwarfed mussels from the low-saline Central Baltic Sea Helgoland Marine Research, vol. 67, no. 3, pp. 591–598, 2013

11.   Field data and growth model for mussels Mytilus edulis in Danish waters
Marine Biology Research, vol. 8, no. 8, pp. 683–700, 2012

12.   Population dynamics and zooplankton-predation impact of the indigenous scyphozoan Aurelia aurita and the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in Limfjorden (Denmark) Aquatic Invasions, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 147–162, 2012

13.   From Fish to Jellyfish in the Eutrophicated Limfjorden (Denmark) Estuaries and Coasts, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 701–713, 2012

14.   The exhalant jet of mussels Mytilus edulis Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol. 437, pp. 147–164, 2011

15.   Clearance rates of ephyrae and small medusae of the common jellyfish Aurelia aurita offered different types of prey Journal of Sea Research, vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 51–57, 2011

16.   Particle capture mechanisms in suspension-feeding invertebrates Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol. 418, pp. 255–293, 2010

17.   Particle capture in ciliary filter-feeding gymnolaemate and phylactolaemate bryozoans - a comparative study Acta Zoologica, vol. 91, no. 4, pp. 416–425, 2010

18.   Ingestion-rate method for measurement of clearance rates of the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi Aquatic Invasions, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 357–361, 2010

19.   High abundance of the jellyfish Aurelia aurita excludes the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi to establish in a shallow cove (Kertinge Nor, Denmark) Aquatic Invasions, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 347–356, 2010

20.   Viscosity and not biological mechanisms often controls the effects of temperature on ciliary activity and swimming velocity of small aquatic organisms Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol. 381, no. 2, pp. 67–73, 2009


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