Background literature

Akoglu E, Salihoglu B, Libralto S, et al. (2014)
An indicator-based evaluation of Black Sea food web dynamics during 1960-2000
J  Mar  Sys 134: 113-125

Astthorsson OS, Gislason A (1998)
Environmental conditions, zooplankton, and capelin in the waters north of Iceland
ICES J Mar Sci 55: 808-810
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Astthorsson OS, Gislason A, Jonsson S (2007)
Climate variability and the Icelandic marine ecosystem
Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography 54: 2456-2477

Daskalov G (1999)
Relating fish recruitment to stock and physical environment in the Black Sea using generalized additive models
Fish Res 41: 1-23

Daskalov GM (2003)
Long-term changes in fish abundance and environmental indices in the Black Sea
Mar Ecol Prog Ser 255: 259-270
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Gislason A, Petursdottir H, Astthorsson OS, et al. (2009)
Inter-annual variability in abundance and community structure of zooplankton south and north of Iceland in relation to environmental conditions in spring 1990-2007
J Plankton Res 31: 541-551

Jónasdóttir SH,  Koski M (2011)
Biological processes in the North Sea: comparison of Calanus helgolandicus and Calanus finmarchicus vertical distribution and production
J. Plankton Res. 33 (1): 85-103. DOI:
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MacKenzie BR, Horbowy J, Köster FW (2008)
Incorporating environmental variability in stock assessment - predicting recruitment, spawner biomass and landings of sprat in the Baltic Sea
Can J Fish Aquat Sci 65: 1334-1341
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MacKenzie BR, Köster FW (2004)
Fish production and climate: sprat in the Baltic Sea
Ecology 85: 784-794
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Mantzouni I, MacKenzie BR (2010)
Productivity responses of a widespread marine piscivore, Gadus morhua, to oceanic thermal extremes and trends
Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 277: 1867-1874
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Nikolsky V, Shulman G, Shchepkina A, et al. (2012)
Assessment of Food Supply of Small Pelagic Fish in the Black Sea Based on Their Lipid Content
Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 12: 429-434

Oguz T, Akoglu E, Salihoglu B (2012)
Current state of overfishing and its regional differences in the Black Sea
Ocean Coast Manage 58: 47-56

Olafsdottir AH, Rose GA (2013)
Staged spawning migration in Icelandic capelin (Mallotus villosus): effects of temperature, stock size and maturity
Fish Oceanogr 22: 446-458

Palsson OK, Gislason A, Gudfinnsson HG, et al. (2012)
Ecosystem structure in the Iceland Sea and recent changes to the capelin (Mallotus villosus) population
ICES J Mar Sci 69: 1242-1254

Radu G, Anton E, Golumbeanu M, et al. (2011)
State of the Main Black Sea Commercial Fish Species Correlated with the Ecological Conditions and Fishing Effort
Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology 12: 549-557
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Salihoglu B, Sevinc N (2013)
Quantification of the Synergistic Effects of Eutrophication, Apex Predator Pressure, and Internal Processes on the Black Sea Ecosystem
Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 13: 581-592
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Shulman GE, Nikolsky VN, Yuneva TV, et al. (2005)
Fat content in Black Sea sprat as an indicator of fish food supply and ecosystem condition
Mar Ecol Prog Ser 293: 201-212

van Deurs M, Koski M, Rindorf A (2014)
Does copepod size determine food consumption of particulate feeding fish?
ICES J Mar Sci 71: 35-43

van Deurs M, Christensen A, Frisk C,  Mosegaard H (2010)
Overwintering strategy of sandeel ecotypes from an energy/predation trade-off perspective
Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 416: 201-214
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van Deurs M, van Hal R, Tomczak MT, et al. (2009)
Recruitment of lesser sandeel Ammodytes marinus in relation to density dependence and zooplankton composition
Marine Ecology-Progress Series 381: 249-258
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