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Lara Horstmann-Dehn

Associate Professor

Fisheries Ecology
Marine Biology
Marine Mammals
Institute of Marine Science
232 Irving II
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7220
(907) 474-7724
(907) 474-7204
Office Hours
Tuesday and Thursday
10:00 - 11:30 am
232 Irving II
University of Kiel (Zoology)
University of Alaska Fairbanks (Biology)
Curriculum Vitae
  • Patrick Charapata
  • Casey Clark
  • Theresa Floyd
  • Deanna Leonard
  • Linnea Pearson
  • Suzanne Teerlink
  • Jennifer Dushane
Wang, S.W., Springer, A.M., Budge, S.M., Horstmann-Dehn, L., Quakenbush, L.T., Wooller, M.J. In p. Carbon sources and trophic relationships of ice seals during recent environmental shifts in the Bering Sea. Ecological Applications.

Tu, K.L., Blanchard, A.L., Iken, K. Horstmann-Dehn, L. In P. Small-scale spatial variability in benthic food webs in the northeastern Chukchi Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series. doi: 10.3354/meps11216

Wright, D.L., Witteveen, B., Wynne, K., Horstmann-Dehn, L.. in p. Evidence of two subaggregations of humpback whales on the Kodiak, Alaska feeding ground revealed from stable isotope analysis Marine Mammal Science. doi: 10.1111/mms.12227

Seymour, J., Horstmann-Dehn, L., Wooller, M.. 2014. Proportion of higher trophic-level prey in the diet of Pacific walruses (Odobenus rosmarus divergens). Polar Biology. doi: 10.1007/s00300-014-1492-z

Seymour, J., Horstmann-Dehn, L., Wooller, M.. 2014. Inter-annual variability in the proportional contribution of higher trophic levels to the diet of Pacific walruses. Polar Biology. doi: 10.1007/s00300-014-1460-7

Seymour, J., Horstmann-Dehn, L., Rosa, C., Lopez, A.. 2014. Occurrence and genotypic analysis of Trichinella in Alaskan marine-associated mammals of the Bering and Chukchi seas Veterinary Parasitology . 200:153-164.

S. S. Carroll, L. Horstmann-Dehn and B. L. Norcross. 2013. Diet history of ice seals using stable isotope ratios in claw growth bands Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne De Zoologie. 91(4):191-202.

Horstmann-Dehn, L., Follmann, E.H., Rosa, C., Zelensky, G., George, C.. 2012. Stable carbon and nitrogen isotope ratios in muscle and epidermis of Arctic whales. Marine Mammal Science. 28:E173–E190.

L. Horstmann-Dehn, E. H. Follmann, C. Rosa, G. Zelensky and C. George. 2012. Stable carbon and nitrogen isotope ratios in muscle and epidermis of arctic whales Marine Mammal Science. 28(2):E173-E190.

J. C. George, E. Follmann, J. Zeh, S, M. ousa, R. Tarpley, R. Suydamn and L. Horstmann-Dehn. 2011. A new way to estimate the age of bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) using ovarian corpora counts Canadian Journal of Zoology. 89:840-852.

  • Fisheries Ecology
  • Marine Biology • Marine Mammals
Current Research Projects
  • Evaluation of Chinook Salmon Mortality Factors in Alaska
  • WALRUS–Walrus Adaptability and Long-term Responses
  • Using multi-proxy data to project Sustainability
  • Freshwater growth and survival in AYK Chinook salmon: maternal influences, predation mortality, and the ultimate effects on stock productivity
  • Bowhead whale feeding in the western Beaufort Sea (BOWFEST)
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