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Eyðfinn Magnussen
Associate Professor of Biology
Faculty of Science and Technology

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(sært tú hetta so dagfør tín kagara)(sært tú hetta so dagfør tín kagara)

Research interests
  • Fish ecology 
    • Fish assemblage, species composition, spatial and temporal distribution, food and feeding habits.
  • Population genetics  
    • Genetic structure of fish population
    • Population structure and origin of the Faroese house sparrow, the House mouse, rat, hare and origin of the Faroese people.
  • Life-history 
    • Growth patterns of fishes.
  • Climate 
    • Effects of climate change on distribution patterns of Faroese fish species.
  •  House sparrow (Passer domesticus)
    • Its general biology, population size, movement, life-history and population structure.


TERRESTRIAL MAMMALS

  • Mountain hare (Lepus timidus)
    • Its general biology, population size, movement, life-history and population structure.
  • Brown rats (Rattus norvegicus)
    • Its general biology, population structure, parasites and transmission of diseases.
  • House mouse  (Mus musculus)
    • Its general biology and population structure.