RNDr. Michal Tušer, Ph.D.

research assistant

 

Date of birth:
28. 1. 1982

 

Education and academic employment:

2013   PhD. degree in Hydrobiology at Faculty of Biology Sciences, University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic (Fish detection by modern sonar systems)

2007   MSc. degree in Ecology at Faculty of Biology Sciences, University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic (Fish orientation along the longitudinal profile of the Římov reservoir)

2002-present    research worker at Biology Center of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Institute of Hydrobiology, České Budějovice

2004   BSc. degree in Ecology at Faculty of Biology Sciences, University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic (The dead zone in acoustic detection of fish near the bottom of reservoirs)

 

Selected publications:

2014

Tušer M, Frouzová J, Balk H, Muška M, Mrkvička T, Kubečka J (2014). Evaluation of potential bias in observing fish by a DIDSON acoustic camera. Fisheries Research 155, 144-121

Jůza T, Vašek M, Kratochvíl M, Blabolil P, Čech M, Draštík V, Frouzová J, Muška M, Peterka J, Prchalová M, Říha M, Tušer M and Kubečka J (2014). Chaos and stability of age-0 fish assemblages in a temperate deep reservoir: unpredictable success and stable habitat use. Hydrobiologia 724, 217-234

 

2013
Muška M, Tušer M, Frouzová, J, Draštík V, Čech M, Jůza T, Kratochvíl M, Mrkvička T, Peterka J, Prchalová M, Říha M, Vašek M, Kubečka J (2013). To migrate, or not to migrate: partial diel horizontal migration of fish in a temperate freshwater reservoir. Hydrobiologia 707, 17-28

Tušer M, Prchalová M, Mrkvička T, Frouzová J, Čech M, Peterka J, Jůza T, Vašek M, Kratochvíl M, Draštík V, Kubečka J (2013). Simple method to correct the results of acoustic surveys for fish hidden in the dead zone. Journal of Ichthyology 29, 358-363

 

2012
Rakowitz G, Tušer M, Říha M, Jůza T, Balk H, Kubečka J (2012). Use of high-frequency imaging sonar (DIDSON) to observe fish behaviour towards a surface trawl. Fisheries Research 123-124, 37-48

Říha M, Jůza T, Prchalová M, Mrkvička T, Čech M, Draštík V, Muška M, Kratochvíl M, Peterka J, Tušer M, Vašek M, Kubečka J (2012). The size selectivity of the main body of a sampling pelagic pair trawl in freshwater reservoirs during the night. Fisheries Research 127-128, 56-60

 

2011
Říha M, Kubečka J, Prchalová M, Mrkvička T, Čech M, Draštík V, Frouzová J, Hohausová E, Jůza T, Kratochvíl M, Peterka J, Tušer M, Vašek M (2011). The influence of diel period on fish assemblage in the unstructured littoral of reservoirs. Fisheries Management and Ecology 18, 339-347

Tušer M, Balk H, Mrkvička T, Frouzová J, Čech M, Muška M, Kubečka J (2011). Validation of current acoustic dead-zone estimation methods in lakes with strongly sloped bottoms. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 9, 507-514

Vašek M, Jůza T, Čech M, Kratochvíl M, Prchalová M, Frouzová J, Říha M, Tušer M, Seďa J, Kubečka J (2011). The occurrence of non-native tubenose goby Proterorhinus semilunaris in the pelagic 0+ year fish assemblage of a central European reservoir. Journal of Fish Biology 78, 1-9

 

2009
Draštík V, Kubečka J, Čech M, Frouzová J, Říha M, Jůza T, Tušer M, Jarolím O, Prchalová M, Peterka J, Vašek M, Kratochvíl M, Matěna J, Mrkvička T (2009). Hydroacoustic estimates of fish stocks in temperate reservoirs: day or night surveys? Aquatic Living Resources 22, 69-77

Jůza T, Vašek M, Kubečka J, Seda J, Matěna J, Prchalová M, Peterka J, Říha M, Jarolím O, Tušer M, Kratochvíl M, Čech M, Draštík V, Frouzová J, Hohausová E, Žaloudík J (2009). Pelagic underyearling communities in a canyon-shaped reservoir in late summer. Journal of Limnology 68(2), 304-314

Prchalová M, Kubečka J, Čech M, Frouzová J, Draštík V, Hohausová E, Jůza T, Kratochvíl M, Matěna J, Peterka J, Říha M, Tušer M, Vašek M (2009). The effect of depth, distance from dam and habitat on spatial distribution of fish in an artificial reservoir. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 18, 247-260

Říha M, Kubečka J, Vašek M, Seda J, Mrkvička T, Prchalová M, Matěna J, Hladík M, Čech M, Draštík V, Frouzová J, Hohausová E, Jarolím O, Jůza T, Kratochvíl M, Peterka J, Tušer M (2009). Long-term development of fish populations in the Římov Reservoir. Fisheries Management and Ecology 16, 121-129

Tušer M, Kubečka J, Frouzová J, Jarolím O (2009). Fish orientation along the longitudinal profile of the Římov reservoir during daytime: Consequences for horizontal acoustic surveys. Fisheries Research 96, 23-29

 

2008
Draštík V, Kubečka J, Tušer M, Čech M, Frouzová J, Jarolím O, Prchalová M (2008). The effect of hydropower on fish stocks: comparison between cascade and non-cascade reservoirs. Hydrobiologia 609, 25-36

Prchalová M, Kubečka J, Vašek M, Peterka J, Seda J, Jůza T, Říha M, Jarolím O, Tušer M, Kratochvíl M, Čech M, Draštík V, Frouzová J, Hohausová E (2008). Distribution patterns of fishes in a canyon-shaped reservoir. Journal of Fish Biology 73, 54-78

Říha M, Kubečka J, Mrkvička T, Prchalová M, Čech M, Draštík V, Frouzová J, Hladík M, Hohausová E, Jarolím O, Jůza T, Kratochvíl M, Peterka J, Tušer M, Vašek M (2008). Dependence of beach seine net efficiency on net length and diel period. Aquatic Living Resources 21, 411-418

 

Grants and Projects:
2012 Hydroacoustic distinguishing between fish and bubbles, and quantification of methane bubble ebullition in freshwater reservoirs of temperate zone. Financial support: Grant Agency of the Czech Republic

2011 Fish parasites beyond the Polar Circle, Polar Ecology Course, University of South Bohemia, Svalbard, Norway

2008 Acoustic studies of behavioural patterns among mesopelagic jellyfish Periphylla periphylla. University i Bergen & University i Oslo, Lurefjorden, Norway

2007 The monitoring of a spawning run of shad (Alosa fallax) on the River Ebro. AQUASON C./San Antonio Claret Barcelona, Spain

 

Conferences  and courses:

2014 Ecology of Fish in Lakes and Reservoirs (EcoFiL), 8th-11th September, České Budějovice, Czech Republic (organization)
2014 EchoView training course, 3rd-5th September, České Budějovice, Czech Republic (organization and participation)

2013 PERGAMON training school (COST action), September 26th – October 5th, Sodankylä Research Station, Finland

2012 Polar Ecology Conference 2012, 30th September – 4th October, České Budějovice, Czech Republic
contribution: Fish parasites beyond the arctic circle: Myxozoa by Kodádková A, Tyml T, Ditrich O, Kašparová E, Mašová Š, Tušer M, Fiala I (poster)

2010 Fish Sampling with Active Methods (FSAM), 8th-11th September, České Budějovice, Czech Republic (organization)

2009 Assessment of aquatic ecosystems Quality Using Acoustics (AQUA), 28th May - 5th June, Polish-Norwegian Research Fund, Poland

2008 DIDSON-based Fish Assessment: Techniques for monitoring migratory fish in rivers, Alaska Chapter of the American Fisheries Society with Alaska Department of Fish and Game, 26th-28th October, Anchorage, Alaska (oral presentation and electronic poster)

2008 Ecosystem Approach with Fisheries Acoustics and Complementary Technologies (SEAFACTS), ICES 6th Symposium in Acoustics, 16th-20th June, Bergen, Norway (oral presentation)

2007 Fish Stock Assessment Methods for Lakes and Reservoirs: Toward the true picture of fish stock, 11th-15th September, České Budějovice, Czech Republic (oral presentation)

2004 ICES Annual Science Conference, 22nd-25th September, Vigo, Spain