Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
Royal Netherlands
Institute for Sea Research

Movement ecology

We study the movement of plankton, invertebrates, fish, birds, reptiles and marine mammals on various spatial scales, and how their movement connects trophic levels, habitats, and ecosystems. Using the latest tracking technologies and genomic data, we study these phenomena at the individual, group and population level, which will help us decipher the actual drivers and decisions that underlie animal movement and migration, and their consequences on population dynamics and evolution. Read more