Dr. rer. nat. Enno Prigge

Scientific Coordinator "MarDATA"

Research Division 1:  Ocean Circulation and Climate Dynamics                                                                                                                       




Room: DW 026
Phone: +49-431 600 4122
E-Mail: eprigge(at)geomar.de

GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
Düsternbrooker Weg 20
D-24105 Kiel

curriculum vitae

  • since 22 Sept 2016: Scientific Coordinator "Ocean Recovery"
  • July 2015 - June 2015: Scientific Coordinator "Integrated School of Ocean Sciences (Cluster of Excellence "The Future Ocean")
  • 01. Feb. 2013: Defense of the doctoral dissertation (completion of the Dr. rer. nat.)
  • July 2012 - June 2015: scientist  
  • Sept. 2008 - Feb. 2013: Ph. D. student, Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Fishes (GEOMAR)
  • 2007 - 2008: Diploma Thesis, Fisheries Biology Department (GEOMAR)
  • 2006: Syddansk Universitet, Odense, Denmark
  • 2005 - 2006: participant in the international study program "Biological Oceanography"
  • 2003 - 2008: graduate studies (Biological Oceanography, Zoology, Ecosystem Theories), Christian-Albrechts Universität, Kiel
  • 2001 - 2003: undergraduate studies (Biology), ChristianAlbrechts Universität, Kiel

research focus

  • migratory fishes
    • European eel (Anguilla anguilla)
    • North Sea Houting (Coregonus oxyrinchus)
  • tagging
    • T-Bar Anchor Tags
    • Data Storage Tags
    • Acoustic Transmitter Tags
    • Pop-up Satellite Tags
  • stock dynamics
  • fisheries management
  • conservation biology

publications (peer-reviewed)

  1. Dierking J, Phelps L, Præbel K, Ramm G, Prigge E, Borcherding J, Brunke M, Eizagirre C (2014) Anthropogenic hybridization between endangered migratory and commercially harvested stationary whitefish taxa ( Coregonus spp.). Evolutionary Applications (early view)
  2. Marohn L, Prigge E, Hanel R (2014) Introduced American eels Anguilla rostrata in European waters: life-history traits in a non-native environment. Journal of Fish Biology 84 (6):1740-1747
  3. Baltazar-Soares M, Biastoch A, Harrod C, Hanel R, Marohn L, Prigge E, Evans D, Bodles K, Behrens E, Böning CW, Eizaguirre C (2014) Recruitment collapse and population structure of the European eel shaped by local ocean current dynamics.
    Current biology 24:104-108
  4. Marohn L, Prigge E, Hanel R (2014) Escapement success of silver eels from a German river system is low compared to management-based estimates. Freshwater Biology 59 (1):64-72
  5. Prigge E, Marohn L, Oeberst R, Hanel R (2013) Model prediction vs. reality - testing the predictions of a European eel (Anguilla anguilla) stock dynamics model against the in situ observation of silver eel escapement in compliance with the European eel regulation. ICES Journal of Marine Science 70 (2):309-318
  6. Prigge E, Marohn L, Hanel R (2013) Tracking the migratory success of stocked European eels Anguilla anguilla in the Baltic Sea. Journal of Fish Biology 82 (2):686-699
  7. Prigge E, Malzahn A, Zumholz K, Hanel R (2012) Dietary effects on fatty acid composition in muscle tissue of juvenile European eel, Anguilla anguilla (L.). Helgoland Marine Research 66 (1):51-61
  8. Marohn L, Prigge E, Zumholz K, Klugel A, Anders H, Hanel R (2009) Dietary effects on multi-element composition of European eel (Anguilla anguilla) otoliths. Marine Biology 156 (5):927-933

talks & posters

  1. Prigge E, Marohn L, Oeberst R, Hanel R (2012) Model predictions vs. reality – Validation of the German management plan silver eel (Anguilla anguilla) escapement model. 6th World Fisheries Congress.  07th - 11th May 2012, Edinburgh, Scotland (Poster)
  2. Prigge E, Marohn L, Hanel R (2011) Tracking migration routes of formerly stocked European eels (Anguilla anguilla) in the Baltic Sea. 141st Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. 04th - 08th September 2011, Seattle, USA
  3. Prigge, E (2011) Gefahren für den Aal - Sterblichkeitsfaktoren in Binnengewässern. Public symposium "Der Aal - Ein Meeresürger stirbt aus" at Multimar Wattforum. 08th June 2011, Tönning, Germany
  4. Prigge E, Marohn L, Hanel R (2010) Lost in Migration? - Preliminary results of tracking migration routes of European eel (Anguilla anguilla) in the Baltic Sea. 1st PhD students conference.  04th - 06th October 2010, Hamburg, Germany (Poster)

research cruises

  • 13th/14th  March 2012:     K12-K13    – RV “ALKOR“, Baltic Sea, fishery survey
  •  8th - 21st    April 2011:     AL 317      – RV “ALKOR”, Baltic Sea, fishery survey