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Christopher Jon Harrod

Titular Professor

Universidad de Antofagasta

Antofagasta, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Stable isotope ecology; fish ecology; fish biology; food webs; ecosystem function; aquatic ecology; marine ecology; freshwater ecology; fatty acids; evolutionary ecology; trophic ecology

Educación

  •  Environmental Science, Manchester Metropolitan University. Reino Unido, 1997
  •  Biological Sciences, University of Ulster. Reino Unido, 2001

Experiencia Académica

  •   Postdoc Full Time

    National University of Ireland, Galway

    Galway, Irlanda

    2003 - 2005

  •   Research Fellow Full Time

    Max Planck Institute for Limnology

    Plön, Alemania

    2005 - 2007

  •   Lecturer in Fish and Aquatic Ecology Full Time

    Queen's University , Belfast

    Science

    Belfast, Reino Unido

    2007 - 2013

  •   Senior Lecturer in Fish and Aquatic Ecology Part Time

    Queen Mary, University of London

    London, Reino Unido

    2013 - 2014

  •   Titular Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE ANTOFAGASTA

    Facultad de Ciencias del Mar y Recursos Biológicos

    Antofagasta, Chile

    2014 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Lab Technician Full Time

    RAPRA Technology Ltd

    Shrewsbury, Reino Unido

    1988 - 1994

  •   Senior Consultant Ecologist Full Time

    Casella Science and Environment Ltd

    Liverpool, Chile

    2000 - 2002

  •   Fisheries Scientist Full Time

    Environment Agency

    Warrington, Reino Unido

    2002 - 2003


 

Article (86)

Ecological plasticity of the European eel Anguilla anguilla in a tidal Atlantic lake system in Ireland
Unravelling the macro-evolutionary ecology of fish-jellyfish associations=> life in the ‘gingerbread house’
Competition between co-occurring invasive and native consumers switches between habitats
Isometric growth in the world's largest bony fishes (genus Mola)? Morphological insights from fisheries bycatch data
Microbial community composition and trophic role along a marked salinity gradient in Laguna Piular, Salar de Atacama, Chile
Applying species distribution modelling to a data poor, pelagic fish complex=> the ocean sunfishes
Ecological speciation in a generalist consumer expands the trophic niche of a dominant predator.
Habitat coupling writ large=> pelagic-derived materials fuel benthivorous macroalgal reef fishes in an upwelling zone.
Habitat coupling writ large=> pelagic-derived materials fuel benthivorous macroalgal reef fishes in an upwelling zone.
Opinion=> Why we need a centralized repository for isotopic data.
Bacterial Active Community Cycling in Response to Solar Radiation and Their Influence on Nutrient Changes in a High-Altitude Wetland.
Bacterial Active Community Cycling in Response to Solar Radiation and Their Influence on Nutrient Changes in a High-Altitude Wetland.
Evaluating the adaptive potential of the European eel: is the immunogenetic status recovering?
Living to the range limit: consumer isotopic variation increases with environmental stress.
The temporal window of ecological adaptation in postglacial lakes: a comparison of head morphology, trophic position and habitat use in Norwegian threespine stickleback populations.
Coastal Upwelling Drives Intertidal Assemblage Structure and Trophic Ecology.
Ecology and Conservation of Sea Turtles in Chile
Effects of Elodea nuttallii on temperate freshwater plants, microalgae and invertebrates: small differences between invaded and uninvaded areas
Food consumption rates of piscivorous brown trout (Salmo trutta) foraging on contrasting coregonid prey
Human effects on ecological connectivity in aquatic ecosystems: integrating scientific information to support assessment, management and mitigation
Lake size and fish species richness determine resource use by top consumers in subarctic lakes
Microbial diversity and trophic components of two high altitude wetlands of the Chilean Altiplano
Not all jellyfish are equal: isotopic evidence for inter- and intraspecific variation in jellyfish trophic ecology.
Seasonal depletion of resources intensifies intra- and inter-specific trophic interactions in subarctic freshwater fish communities
Seeking the sun in deep, dark places: mesopelagic sightings of ocean sunfishes (Molidae).
Stable isotope analysis reveal hidden reliance on scyphozoan jellyfish in a commensal fish: editorial comment on the feature article by D'Ambra et al.
The complete mitochondrial genome of the rocky reef fish Cheilodactylus variegatus Valenciennes, 1833 (Teleostei: Cheilodactylidae)
Transcontinental migratory connectivity predicts parasite prevalence in breeding populations of the European barn swallow
Trophic relationships between the large scyphomedusa Chrysaora plocamia and the parasitic amphipod Hyperia curticephala
Where the lake meets the sea: strong reproductive isolation is associated with adaptive divergence between lake resident and anadromous three-spined sticklebacks
A method test of the use of electric shock treatment to control invasive signal crayfish in streams
Adaptive Radiation along a Thermal Gradient: Preliminary Results of Habitat Use and Respiration Rate Divergence among Whitefish Morphs
Chlorophyll-a concentrations and macroinvertebrate declines coincide with the collapse of overwintering diving duck populations in a large eutrophic lake
Differences in the contributions of dietary water to the hydrogen stable isotope ratios of cultured Atlantic salmon and Arctic charr tissues
Dual fuels: Intra-annual variation in the relative importance of benthic and pelagic resources to maintenance, growth and reproduction in a generalist salmonid fish
Historical data reveal power-law dispersal patterns of invasive aquatic species
Lake morphometry and resource polymorphism determine niche segregation between cool- and cold-water-adapted fish
Recruitment Collapse and Population Structure of the European Eel Shaped by Local Ocean Current Dynamics
Scyphozoan jellyfish provide short-term reproductive habitat for hyperiid amphipods in a temperate near-shore environment
Trophic flexibility by roach Rutilus rutilus in novel habitats facilitates rapid growth and invasion success
Trophic niche partitioning in communities of African annual fish: evidence from stable isotopes
Unique mitochondrial DNA lineages in Irish stickleback populations: cryptic refugium or rapid recolonization?
Carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes reveal the use of pelagic resources by the invasive Ponto-Caspian mysid Limnomysis benedeni
Development of non-lethal sampling of carbon and nitrogen stable isotope ratios in salmonids: effects of lipid and inorganic components of fins
Ecological impacts of an invasive predator explained and predicted by comparative functional responses
Identifying potentially harmful jellyfish blooms using shoreline surveys
Identifying trophic variation in a marine suspension feeder: DNA- and stable isotope-based dietary analysis in Mytilus spp.
On Irish stickleback: morphological diversification in a secondary contact zone
Parallel and nonparallel ecological, morphological and genetic divergence in lake-stream stickleback from a single catchment
Parsing parallel evolution: ecological divergence and differential gene expression in the adaptive radiations of thick-lipped Midas cichlid fishes from Nicaragua
Phylogenetic and phylogeographic analysis of the genus Orestias (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae) in the southern Chilean Altiplano: the relevance of ancient and recent divergence processes in speciation
Reply to Logan & Dodge: 'Stable isotopes challenge the perception of ocean sunfish Mola mola as obligate jellyfish predators'
Stable isotope analysis of baleen reveals resource partitioning among sympatric rorquals and population structure in fin whales
The effects of winter ice cover on the trophic ecology of whitefish (Coregonus lavaretus L.) in subarctic lakes
A review of spatial and temporal variation in grey and common seal diet in the United Kingdom and Ireland
Accounting for the effects of lipids in stable isotope (delta C-13 and delta N-15 values) analysis of skin and blubber of balaenopterid whales
Are phenotypic traits useful for differentiating among a priori Coregonus taxa?
Convergent evolutionary processes driven by foraging opportunity in two sympatric morph pairs of Arctic charr with contrasting post-glacial origins
Determining trophic niche width: An experimental test of the stable isotope approach
Stable isotopes challenge the perception of ocean sunfish Mola mola as obligate jellyfish predators
Preservation methods alter stable isotope values in gelatinous zooplankton: implications for interpreting trophic ecology
Species introduction promotes hybridization and introgression in Coregonus: is there sign of selection against hybrids?
Trophic dynamics within a hybrid zone – interactions between an abundant cyprinid hybrid and sympatric parental species
Do non-native invasive fish support elevated lamprey populations?
Has habitat heterogeneity promoted phenotypic and ecological sub-structuring amongst a Coregonus lavaretus population in a large Scottish lake
Parasite diversity, patterns of MHC II variation and olfactory based mate choice in diverging three-spined stickleback ecotypes
Phenotype-environment correlations in a putative whitefish adaptive radiation
Rapid sympatric ecological differentiation of crater lake cichlid fishes within historic times
Trophic interactions and consequent impacts of the invasive fish Pseudorasbora parva in a native aquatic foodweb: a field investigation in the UK
Implications of climate change for the fishes of the British Isles
Stable isotope analysis of archived roach (Rutilus rutilus) scales for retrospective study of shallow lake responses to nutrient reduction
A meta-analysis of latitudinal variations in life-history traits of roach, Rutilus rutilus, over its geographical range: linear or non-linear relationships?
Continuous variation in the pattern of marine versus fresh water foraging in brown trout (Salmo trutta) from Loch Lomond, Scotland
d13C and d15N reveal significant differences in the coastal foodwebs of the seas surrounding the islands of Trinidad and Tobago
Lack of resource segregation in a sympatric pair of coregonid fish - Did speciation predate ecological divergence?
Tracing early stages of species differentiation: ecological, morphological and genetic divergence of Galápagos sea lion populations
Distributional patterns and community structure of Caribbean coral reef fishes within a river-impacted bay
Habitat specific adaptation of immune responses of stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) lake and river ecotypes
Little effect of lipid extraction on d15N of aquatic consumers
Natural mortality, growth parameters and environmental temperature in fishes revisited
A revised model for lipid-normalising d13C values from aquatic organisms, with implications for isotope mixing models
Isotopic variation complicates analysis of trophic relations within the fish community of Plusssee: a small, deep, stratifying lake
Ichthyocotylurus erraticus (Digenea: Strigeidae): Factors affecting infection intensity and the effects of infection on pollan (Coregonus autumnalis), a glacial relict fish
Parasitism, space constraints and gonad asymmetry in the pollan (Coregonus autumnalis)
Stable isotope analyses provide new insights into ecological plasticity in a mixohaline population of European eel
Reproduction and fecundity of the Irish pollan (Coregonus autumnalis (Pallas 1776)) - a threatened lake coregonid.

Article (55)

Bulk tissue and amino acid stable isotope analyses reveal global ontogenetic patterns in ocean sunfish trophic ecology and habitat use
Southernmost distribution limit for endangered Peladillas (Aplochiton taeniatus) and non-native coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) coexisting within the Cape Horn biosphere reserve, Chile
The trophic ecology of partial migration: insights from Merluccius australis off NW Patagonia
Clarifying a trophic black box: stable isotope analysis reveals unexpected dietary variation in the Peruvian anchovy Engraulis ringens
Diversity of feeding strategies in loggerhead sea turtles from the Cape Verde archipelago
Sample acidification has a predictable effect on isotopic ratios of particulate organic matter along the Chilean coast
Seasonal changes in European whitefish muscle and invertebrate prey fatty acid composition in a subarctic lake
Trophic ecology of piscivorous Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus (L.)) in subarctic lakes with contrasting food-web structures
Ongoing niche differentiation under high gene flow in a polymorphic brackish water threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) population
The activity of nitrifying microorganisms in a high-altitude Andean wetland
The effects of spatial scale and isoscape on consumer isotopic niche width
The importance of kelp to an intertidal ecosystem varies by trophic level: insights from amino acid ?13C analysis
TROPHICPOSITION, an R package for the Bayesian estimation of trophic position from consumer stable isotope ratios
Total mercury concentrations in liver and muscle of European whitefish (Coregonus lavaretus (L.)) in a subarctic lake - Assessing the factors driving year-round variation
Evaluating the adaptive potential of the European eel: Is the immunogenetic status recovering?
The complete mitochondrial genome of the rocky reef fish Cheilodactylus variegatus Valenciennes, 1833 (Teleostei: Cheilodactylidae)
Coastal Upwelling Drives Intertidal Assemblage Structure and Trophic Ecology
Ecology and conservation of sea turtles in Chile
Effects of Elodea nuttallii on temperate freshwater plants, microalgae and invertebrates: small differences between invaded and uninvaded areas
Food consumption rates of piscivorous brown trout (Salmo trutta) foraging on contrasting coregonid prey
Human effects on ecological connectivity in aquatic ecosystems: Integrating scientific approaches to support management and mitigation
Lake size and fish diversity determine resource use and trophic position of a top predator in high-latitude lakes
Microbial diversity and trophic components of two high altitude wetlands of the Chilean Altiplano
Not all jellyfish are equal: isotopic evidence for inter- and intraspecific variation in jellyfish trophic ecology
Seasonal depletion of resources intensifies trophic interactions in subarctic freshwater fish communities
Seeking the sun in deep, dark places: mesopelagic sightings of ocean sunfishes (Molidae)
Transcontinental migratory connectivity predicts parasite prevalence in breeding populations of the European barn swallow
Trophic relationships between the large scyphomedusa Chrysaora plocamia and the parasitic amphipod Hyperia curticephala
Where the lake meets the sea: Strong reproductive isolation is associated with adaptive divergence between lake resident and anadromous three-spined sticklebacks
Adaptive Radiation along a Thermal Gradient: Preliminary Results of Habitat Use and Respiration Rate Divergence among Whitefish Morphs
Chlorophyll-a concentrations and macroinvertebrate declines coincide with the collapse of overwintering diving duck populations in a large eutrophic lake
Differences in the contributions of dietary water to the hydrogen stable isotope ratios of cultured Atlantic salmon and Arctic charr tissues
Dual fuels: intra-annual variation in the relative importance of benthic and pelagic resources to maintenance, growth and reproduction in a generalist salmonid fish
Historical data reveal power-law dispersal patterns of invasive aquatic species
Lake morphometry and resource polymorphism determine niche segregation between cool- and cold-water-adapted fish
Recruitment Collapse and Population Structure of the European Eel Shaped by Local Ocean Current Dynamics
Scyphozoan jellyfish provide short-term reproductive habitat for hyperiid amphipods in a temperate near-shore environment
Trophic flexibility by roach Rutilus rutilus in novel habitats facilitates rapid growth and invasion success
Trophic niche partitioning in communities of African annual fish: evidence from stable isotopes
Unique mitochondrial DNA lineages in Irish stickleback populations: cryptic refugium or rapid recolonization?
Carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes reveal the use of pelagic resources by the invasive Ponto-Caspian mysid Limnomysis benedeni
Development of non-lethal sampling of carbon and nitrogen stable isotope ratios in salmonids: effects of lipid and inorganic components of fins
Ecological impacts of an invasive predator explained and predicted by comparative functional responses
Identifying potentially harmful jellyfish blooms using shoreline surveys
On Irish stickleback: morphological diversification in a secondary contact zone
Phylogenetic and phylogeographic analysis of the genus Orestias (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae) in the southern Chilean Altiplano: the relevance of ancient and recent divergence processes in speciation
Reply to Logan & Dodge: 'Stable isotopes challenge the perception of ocean sunfish Mola mola as obligate jellyfish predators'
Stable isotope analysis of baleen reveals resource partitioning among sympatric rorquals and population structure in fin whales
The effects of winter ice cover on the trophic ecology of whitefish (Coregonus lavaretus L.) in subarctic lakes
A review of spatial and temporal variation in grey and common seal diet in the United Kingdom and Ireland
Accounting for the effects of lipids in stable isotope (delta C-13 and delta N-15 values) analysis of skin and blubber of balaenopterid whales
Are phenotypic traits useful for differentiating among a priori Coregonus taxa?
Convergent evolutionary processes driven by foraging opportunity in two sympatric morph pairs of Arctic charr with contrasting post-glacial origins
Determining trophic niche width: An experimental test of the stable isotope approach
Stable isotopes challenge the perception of ocean sunfish Mola mola as obligate jellyfish predators

Proyecto (27)

From the Holocene to the Anthropocene: Reconstructing shifting paleoecological baselines using shell middens from northern Chile
Using stable isotope values of pre-historical (shell midden) and contemporary marine consumers to characterise change and the relative role of natural and anthropogenic disturbance in coastal food webs over 13 000 years
Trophic interactions and spatial overlap between krill Euphasia superba and mackerel icefish Champsocephalus gunnari, in the South Orkney Islands
Millennium Nucleus of Invasive Salmonids (INVASAL)
Instalación de capacidades para el análisis de isótopos estables en muestras totales y de compuestos específicos
COMPARATIVE NICHE CONSERVATISM IN MEDITERRANEAN-TYPE RIVERS=> A TEST WITH FRESHWATER FISHES
EFFECTS OF SEASONAL AND MONTHLY HYPOXIC OSCILLATIONS ON SEABED BIOTA=> EVALUATING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN TAXONOMICAL AND FUNCTIONAL DIVERSITY AND CHANGES ON TROPHIC STRUCTURE OF MACROBENTHIC ASSEMBLAGES
Estimating trophic fractionation in wild‐caught jellyfish (Phylum Cnidaria, Class Scyphozoa)
National Otter Survey of Ireland
TESTING ECOLOGICAL ORTHODOXY=> CHARACTERISING THE RELATIVE IMPORTANCE OF PELAGIC AND BENTHIC-DERIVED MATERIALS TO COASTAL BENTHIC FOOD WEBS
Biological interactions in high-altitude microbial mats=> ecological responses to production of bioactive substances
Ecology and evolution of paired lamprey species
Ecology of demersal elasmobranchs in the Celtic Seas region=> distribution, habitat preferences and implications for marine conservation
Generación de Información Clave para el Manejo de los Recursos Marinos del Norte de Chile=> Poblaciones y Estructura de la Trama Trófica Marina, Ecología Trófica de Especies Candidatas para Acuicultura e Impacto Ambiental de la Maricultura
Implementation of new production methods through installation of a new recirculation system to increase output, improve product value, build capacity and reduce environmental impact
Using stable isotopes to characterise the trophic ecology of marine gelatinous zooplankton
American signal crayfish eradication
Ecological monitoring of the Glenavy River
Impact of a new freshwater invader=> the Bloody-red Shrimp
Rapid assessment of marine foodwebs using stable isotope analysis
Spawning stock assessment of pollan in Lennymore Bay, Lough Neagh
Causes of diving duck population declines at Lough Neagh
Factors contributing to declining populations and reproductive success of seabirds on Rathlin Island
Invasive aquatic plants in Northern Ireland
Research Infrastructure grant for CFIR mass spectrometer
Review of environmental impacts of a proposed power plant
Alien Invasive Species in Irish Waterbodies

BookWhole (2)

El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) effects on fisheries and aquaculture
Ecological and societal benefits of jellyfish

Letter (2)

From clear lakes to murky waters - tracing the functional response of high-latitude lake communities to concurrent 'greening' and 'browning'
Chiles salmon escape demands action

Review (2)

Parallel and nonparallel ecological, morphological and genetic divergence in lake-stream stickleback from a single catchment
Parsing parallel evolution: ecological divergence and differential gene expression in the adaptive radiations of thick-lipped Midas cichlid fishes from Nicaragua

Editorial (1)

Stable isotope analysis reveal hidden reliance on scyphozoan jellyfish in a commensal fish: editorial comment on the feature article by D’Ambra et al.
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Christopher Harrod

Titular Professor

Universidad de Antofagasta

Antofagasta, Chile

2
MARTHA HENGST

Académico

Ciencias Farmacéuticas

UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DEL NORTE

Antofagasta, Chile

2
Cristina Dorador

PROFESSOR

Biotechnology

UNIVERSIDAD DE ANTOFAGASTA

ANTOFAGASTA, Chile

2
Sergio Scott

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Tamara Contador

Investigadora Asociada y Directora de Investigación y Conservación Parque Etnobotánico Omora

Universidad de Magallanes

Puerto Williams, Chile

2
Maritza Sepulveda

Academic

UNIVERSIDAD DE VALPARAÍSO

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Marcela Cornejo

Profesor Adjunto

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaiso, Chile

1
Veronica Molina

Profesor Asociado

Biologia

Universidad de Playa Ancha

Valparaiso, Chile

1
Patricia Zarate

Investigador senior

Departamento de Oceanografía y Medio Ambiente

Instituto de Fomento Pesquero

Valparaiso, Chile

1
Maria Eissler

Profesor Adjunto

Instituto de Química y Bioquímica

UNIVERSIDAD DE VALPARAISO

Valparaiso, Chile

1
Claudio Quezada

Profesor invitado a curso Limnología

Universidad de Chile

Chile

1
Aldo Pacheco

Profesor Asistente

UNIVERSIDAD DE ANTOFAGASTA

Antofagasta, Chile

1
Jessica Pizarro

Académico

Facultad Recursos Naturales Renovables

Universidad Arturo Prat

Iquique, Chile

1
Giannina Maya

Estudiante de Doctorado

Departamento de Ingeniería Química, Biotecnología y Materiales (DIQBM)

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
David Veliz

Assistant Professor

Departamento de Ciencias Ecologicas

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Elie Poulin

Profesor Titular

Ciencias Ecologicas

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
camila fernandez

Visiting profesor

Oceanography

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION (CHILE)/OBSERVATOIRE OCÉANOLOGIQUE DE BANYULS SUR MER (FRANCE)

Concepcion, Chile