Benjamin Planque

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Curriculum Vitae

– University studies –
June 1986 :  French Baccalauréat C (maths) obtained in Paris (France)
1986-1988 : Studies at the ’Institut Universitaire de Technologie de l’Université Paris XII’ (France) in applied biology.
1990-1991 : 'Licence' (Honours degree) in biology and population biology at the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis (Nice, France).
1991-1992 : Maîtrise (Master degree) in animal biology and population biology at the University 'Pierre et Marie Curie' (Paris, France).
1992-1993 : 'Diplôme d’études approfondies' in biological oceanography at the University 'Pierre et Marie Curie' (Paris, France). Thesis entitled: 'Study of spatial and temporal changes in the distribution of the marine copepod Calanus finmarchicus. A new look at the Continuous Plankton Recorder data.' (in French).
1993-1996 : PhD in biological oceanography at the University 'Pierre et Marie Curie' (Paris, France): 'Spatial and temporal fluctuations in Calanus populations sampled by the Continuous Plankton Recorder'.

– Employment –
Jan-March 1997: Higher scientific officer at the Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (Plymouth, UK).
June 1997 – August 2000: Higher scientific officer at the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS).
September 2000 – December 2007: Research scientist at the Institut Français de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer (IFREMER).
January 2008 – now: Senior scientist at the Institute of Marine Research in Tromsø (Norway).

– research interests –
Current fields of research include: fish ecology, climate impact on marine populations, fish stock assessment modelling, spatial ecology, foodweb modelling.

–  Peer reviewed publications (since 2011) –

  1. Loots, C., Vaz, S., Planque, B., Koubbi, P., (2011) Understanding what controls the spawning distribution of North Sea whiting (Merlangius merlangus) using a multi-model approach. Fish. Oceanogr. 20, 18-31.
  2. Planque, B., Loots, C., Lindstøm, U., Petitgas, P., Vaz, S., (2011) Understanding what controls the spatial distribution of fish populations using a multi-model approach. Fish. Oceanogr. 20, 1-17.
  3. Planque, B., Bellier, E., and Loots, C. (2011) Uncertainties in projecting spatial distributions of marine populations. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 68: 1045-1050.
  4. Drevetnyak, K. V., Nedreaas, K. H., and Planque, B., (2011) Chapter 5.7. Redfish. In The Barents Sea - ecosystem, resources and management. Half a century of Russian-Norwegian cooperation., pp. 293-308. Ed. by T. JAKOBSEN, and V. K. OZHIGIN.
  5. Planque, B., Johannesen, E., Drevetnyak, K. V., and Nedreaas, K. (2012) Historical variations in the year-class strength of beaked redfish (Sebastes mentella) in the Barents Sea. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 69: 547-552.
  6. Large, P. A., D. J. Agnew, J. Á. Á. Pérez, C. B. Froján, R. Cloete, D. Damalas, L. Dransfeld, C. T. T. Edwards, S. Feist, I. Figueiredo, F. González, J. G. Herrera, A. Kenny, K. Jakobsdóttir, M. Longshaw, P. Lorance, P. Marchal, C. Mytilineou, B. Planque, and C.-Y. Politou. (2013) Strengths and weaknesses of the management and monitoring of deep water stocks, fisheries and ecosystems in various areas of the world – a roadmap towards sustainable deep-water fisheries in the North-east Atlantic? Reviews in Fisheries Science 21:157-180.
  7. Hollowed, A. B., B. Planque, and H. Loeng. (2013). Potential movement of fish and shellfish stocks from the sub-Arctic to the Arctic Ocean. Fisheries Oceanography 22:355-370.
  8. Planque, B., K. Kristinsson, A. Astakhov, M. Bernreuther, E. Bethke, K. Drevetnyak, K. Nedreaas, J. Reinert, A. Rolskiy, T. Sigurdsson, and C. Stransky. (2013). Monitoring beaked redfish (Sebastes mentella) in the North Atlantic, current challenges and future prospects. Aquatic Living Resources 26:293-306.
  9. Certain, G., C. F. Dormann, and B. Planque. (2014). Choices of abundance currency, community definition and diversity metric control the predictive power of Macro-Ecological Models of Biodiversity. Global Ecology and Biogeography 23:468-478.
  10. Planque, B., R. Primicerio, K. Michalsen, M. Aschan, G. Certain, P. Dalpadado, H. Gjøsæter, C. Hansen, E. Johannesen, L. L. Jørgensen, I. Kolsum, S. Kortsch, L. M. Leclerc, L. Omli, M. Skern-Mauritzen, and M. Wiedmann. (2014). Who eats whom in the Barents Sea: a foodweb topology from plankton to whales. Ecology 95:1430.
  11. Thébaud, O., Luc Doyen, J. Innes, C. Macher, B. Planque, M. Lample, S. Mahévas, M. Quaas, C. Mullon, T. Smith, and Y. Vermard. (2014). Building ecological-economic models and scenarios of marine resource systems: workshop report. Marine Policy 43:382-386.
  12. Wiedmann, M. A., M. Aschan, G. Certain, A. Dolgov, M. Greenacre, E. Johannesen, B. Planque, and R. Primicerio. (2014). Functional diversity of the Barents Sea fish community. Marine Ecology Progress Series 495:205-218.
  13. Planque, B., U. Lindstrøm, and S. Subbey. (2014). Non-deterministic modelling of food-web dynamics. PLoS ONE, 9:e108243. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108243
  14. Certain, G., Jørgensen, L. L., Christel, I., Planque, B., and Bretagnolle, V. (2015). Mapping the vulnerability of animal community to pressure in marine systems: disentangling pressure types and integrating their impact from the individual to the community level. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 72: 1470-1482.
  15. Certain, G., and Planque, B. (2015). Biodiversity baseline for large marine ecosystems: an example from the Barents Sea. ICES Journal of Marine Science: 72: 1756-1768.
  16. Jørgensen, L. L., Planque, B., Thangstad, T., and Certain, G. (2015). Vulnerability of megabenthic species to trawling in the Barents Sea. ICES Journal of Marine Science, doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsv107.
  17. Planque, B. (2016). Projecting the future state of marine ecosystems, ‘la grande illusion’? ICES Journal of Marine Science, 73: 204-208.
  18. Saha, A., Hauser, L., Kent, M., Planque, B., Neat, F., Kirubakaran, T. G., Huse, I., et al. (2015). Seascape genetics of saithe ( Pollachius virens ) across the North Atlantic using single nucleotide polymorphisms. ICES Journal of Marine Science, doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsv139
  19. Siegelman-Charbit, L., and Planque, B. (2016). Abundant mesopelagic fauna at oceanic high latitudes. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 546: 277-282.
  20. Subbey, S., Planque, B., and Lindstrøm, U. (2016). Exploring stochasticity and imprecise knowledge based on linear inequality constraints. Journal of Mathematical Biology, DOI 10.1007/s00285-015-0959-z: 1-21.
  21. Lindstrøm, U., Planque, B., and Subbey, S. (2017). Multiple patterns of food web dynamics revealed by a minimal non deterministic model. Ecosystems, 20: 153-182.
  22. Saha, A., Johansen, T., Hedeholm, R., Nielsen, E. E., Westgaard, J.-I., Hauser, L., Planque, B., et al. (2017). Geographic extent of introgression in Sebastes mentella and its effect on genetic population structure. Evolutionary Applications, 10: 77-90.
  23. Olivier, P., and B. Planque. 2017. Complexity and structural properties of food webs in the Barents Sea. Oikos.
  24. Saha, A., L. Hauser, R. B. Hedeholm, B. Planque, and J. Boje. (2017). Cryptic Sebastes norvegicus species in Greenland waters revealed by microsatellites. ICES Journal of Marine Science.