MSc. Tomáš Jůza, Ph.D.
Date and place of birth:
05. 04. 1981, České Budějovice
Education and academic employment:
2000-2003 BSc. at Faculty of Biological Sciences, Department of Zoology (Growth of fish in different waters of the Czech Republic, supervisor: RNDr. Jindřich Novák).
Since 2002 occupation in the Institute of Hydrobiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, České Budějovice as a student assistant worker
2003-2006 MSc. At a faculty of Biological Sciences, Department of Zoology (Sampling of the offshore fry fish communities by trawls, supervisor: Doc. RNDr. Jan Kubečka, CSc.).
2006-2011 Ph.D. in Zoology, Faculty of Sciences (Distribution and density of pelagic 0+ fish in canyon-shaped reservoirs and effectiveness of their sampling by fry trawls, supervisor: Prof. Jan Kubečka).
2006 - The fifth international Conference on Reservoir Limnology and water Quality (ResLim), Brno, Czech Republic; contribution: Open water fish fry community in late summer. (oral presentation).
2005 - Biodiversity of fishes of the Czech Republic (IV); contribution: Sampling of the offshore fry fish communities of reservoirs by trawls. (oral presentation).
2007 – Fish Stock Assessment Methods for Lakes and Reservoirs (FSAMLR), České Budějovice, Czech Republic; contribution: The efficiency of three fry trawls for sampling pelagic fry community (oral presentation).
2010 – Fish Sampling with Active Methods (FSAM), České Budějovice, Czech Republic; contribution: The influence of the trawl mouth opening size and net colour on the catch efficiency during sampling of early fish stages (oral presentation).
2011 – 11th International Symposium on the Biology and Management of Coregonid Fishes, Mondsee, Austria; contribution: Vertical distribution of small fish in the pelagic zone of deep coregonid lake (oral presentation).
2012 – 6th World Fisheries Congress, Edinburgh, Scotland; contribution: Chaos and stability of age-0 fish assemblage: unpredictable success and stable behaviour (oral presentation).
2013 – 32nd SIL congress, Budapest, Hungary; contribution: Avoidance reactions of fish in the trawl mouth opening in a shallow and turbid lake at night (oral presentation).
2014 – Ecology of Fish in Lakes and Reservoirs (ECOFIL), České Budějovice, Czech Republic; contribution: Fish communities in a cascade reservoirs (oral presentation).
Scientific and professional experience:
Present job: Post doctoral fellow at the Department of Fish and Plankton Ecology of the Institute of Hydrobiology, Biological Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, České Budějovice.
Research interests include ecology of juvenile fish their migrations, spatial and temporal distribution; trawling; ageing.
Skills and interests
- languages - English - advanced, German – basic.
- computer skills: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint; Statistic programs: Statistica, CANOCO
- fry trawling
- interests: windsurfing, hockeyball
Scientific publications (impact factor)
See Publications in the main menu in this webside.
Jůza, T. & Novák, J. (2003). Fish growth in the Czech Republic. Bull. Lampetra, ZO ČSOP Vlašim 5: 112-145.
Jůza, T., Kubečka, J., Čech, M., Draštík, V., Jarolím, O., Petrerka, J. & Vašek, M. (2006). Sampling of the offshore fry fish communities of reservoirs by trawls. In: Lusk S. & Lusková V. (eds.) Biodiversity of fishes of the Czech republic VI, 71-78 (in Czech with English summary)
Jůza, T., Kubečka, J., Čech, M., Vašek, M., Peterka, J., Draštík, V., Jarolím, O., Prchalová, M., Kratochvíl, M. & Frouzová, J. (2006). Open water fish fry community in late summer. The 5th International conference on limnology and water quality. Book of abstract, August 27.-31. 2006, Brno: 98-100.
Draštík, V., Kubečka, J., Jůza, T., Jarolím, O., Hladík, M., Kratochvíl, M., Prchalová, M., Říha, M., Tušer, M. (2006). Fish diversity and spatial distribution of YOY fish in Vlatava cascade reservoirs, Biodiversity of the ichthyofauna of the Czech Republic VI, 29-34 (in Czech with English summary)