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Josefin Sundin

Josefin Sundin


My research focus is on human induced environmental change and behavioural ecology, both as separate research fields, and combined. I joined SLU Aqua in May 2019 to work on management of the European eel.


Where have all the fishes gone?, course organizer, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. 2020

Invited lecturer, Misconduct and whistleblowing, part of the course: Foundational philosophy of ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. 2020

Overview of ethics in research, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. 2019-2020

Invited lectures on Misconduct and whistleblowing, at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, and at Uppsala University. 2017-2019

Evolusjonsbiologi, økologi og etologi, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. 2019

Ekologi och populationsgenetik, Uppsala University. 2013

Faunistik, vertebrater, Uppsala University. 2010-2013

Organismernas evolution och mångfald, Uppsala University. 2009-2012


PhD-student Erik Karlsson, (co-supervisor), Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 2019-ongoing

MSc Irmeli Falk, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 2022

MSc Elin Myrenås, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 2021-2022

MSc William Ashworth, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 2020

MSc Johan Rudin, University of Gothenburg, 2014

MSc Siri Myhren, Norwegian University for Science and Technology, 2012/2013 (published as Sundin et al. 2016 Ethology)

BSc Victoria Härlin, Gotland University, 2012/2013, (published as Sundin et al. 2016 Ethology)

MSc Charlotte Lindqvist, Uppsala University, 2011/2012

BSc Örjan Jacobsson, Gotland University, 2010 (published as Sundin et al. 2011 J. Fish Biol.)

BSc Charlotte Lindqvist, Gotland University, 2010 (Lindqvist et al. 2011 J. Fish Biol.)

Selected publications

39. Karlsson E, Ogonowski M, Sundblad G, Sundin J, Svensson O, Nousiainen I, Vasemägi A. 2022. Strong positive relationships between eDNA concentrations and biomass in juvenile and adult pike (Esox lucius) under controlled conditions: implications for monitoring. Environmental DNA. DOI: 10.1002/edn3.298

38. Clements JC, Sundin J, Clark TD & Jutfelt F. 2022. Meta-analysis reveals an extreme “decline effect” in the impacts of ocean acidification on fish behaviour. PLoS Biology 20: e3001511.

32. Clark TD, Raby GD, Roche DG, Binning SA, Speers-Roesch B, Jutfelt F & Sundin J. 2020. Ocean acidification does not impair the behaviour of coral reef fishes. Nature, 577:370–375.

31. Sundin J, Morgan R, Finnøen MH, & Jutfelt F. 2019. On the observation of wild zebrafish (Danio rerio) in India. Zebrafish J, 16:546-553.

30. Jutfelt F, Roche DG, Clark TD, Norin T, Binning SA, Speers-Roesch B, Amcoff A, Morgan R, Andreassen AH, Sundin J. Brain cooling marginally increases acute upper thermal tolerance in Atlantic cod. J Exp Biol, 222(19), jeb20824929.

29. Morgan R, Sundin J, Finnøen MH, Dresler G, MartínezVendrell M, Dey A, Sarkar K & Jutfelt F. 2019. Are model organisms representative for climate change research? Testing thermal tolerance in wild and laboratory zebrafish populations. Conserv Physiol, 10.1093/conphys/coz036

28. Sundin J, Amcoff M, Mateos-González F, Raby GD & Clark TD. 2019. Long‐term acclimation to near‐future ocean acidification has negligible effects on energetic attributes in a juvenile coral reef fish. Oecologia,

27. Sundin J, Jutfelt F, Thorlacius M, Fick J & Brodin T. 2019. Behavioural alterations induced by the anxiolytic pollutant oxazepam are reversible after depuration in a freshwater fish. Sci Total Environ, Doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.02.049

25. Saaristo M, Brodin T, Balshine S, Bertram MG, Brooks BW, Ehlman SM, McCallum ES, Sih A, Sundin J, Wong BBM & Arnold KE. 2018. Direct and indirect effects of chemical contaminants on the behaviour, ecology and evolution of wildlife. Proc R Soc Lon B Biol, 285: 20181297.

24. Sundin J & Jutfelt F. 2018. Keeping science honest. Science, 359:1443.

23. Binning, SA, Jutfelt F & Sundin J. 2018. Exorcise citations to the ‘living dead’ from the literature. Nature, 558:189.


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Researcher at the Department of Aquatic Resources; Unit Diadromous Species
Telephone: +46104784224
Postal address:
Sötvattenslaboratoriet, Stångholmsvägen 2
Visiting address: Stångholmsvägen 2, Drottningholm

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