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Vihtakari, Mikko

Arktisk og marin biologi


PhD student / Research fellow in Marine Ecology


  • Seabird feeding ecology
  • Bivalve community ecology, productivity under varying climate and the effect of predators on shallow water bivalve communities in the Arctic
  • Effect of ocean acidification on reproduction of bivalves
  • Population dynamics of scavenging amphipods



  • Bivalve ecology. “Shallow water bivalves in a changing polar ecosystem” as a working title for the PhD project.
  • Diet and food item selectivity of common eiders
  • Diet variation of black-legged kittiwakes in Svalbard due to the climate



Student representative in ARCTOS SSC 2011

Arbeider i CRIStin

  • Vihtakari, Mikko; Renaud, Paul; Clarke, Leon J.; Whitehouse, Martin J.; Hop, Haakon; Carroll, Michael Leslie; Ambrose, William. Decoding the oxygen isotope signal for seasonal growth patterns in Arctic bivalves. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 2016; Volum 446. ISSN 0031-0182.s 263 - 283.s doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.01.008.

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