Falkland Islands Fisheries Department

Scientific Staff

Head of Fisheries Science
+500 27260
Dr. Andreas Winter

Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information:


Background & Qualifications

PhD (Fishery Science), University of Washington, USA
MSc (Biology), University of Windsor, Canada

NOAA & ADFG certified fishery observer (1995 – 2002)

Research Interest

Fishery stock assessment, population dynamics, population interactions.


Riaz, J., Orben, R.A., Jones, K.A., Shapiro, M., Winter, A., Brickle, P. & Baylis, A.M.M. (2023). Spatial overlap between South American fur seal foraging effort and commercial trawl fisheries in the Falkland Islands. Global Ecology and Conservation 46: e02615.

Winter, A. & Arkhipkin, A. (2023). Opportunistic survey analyses reveal a recent decline of skate (Rajiformes) biomass in Falkland Islands waters. Fishes 8: 24.

Arkhipkin, A.I., Nigmatullin, Ch.M., Parkyn, D.C., Winter, A. & Csirke, J. (2023). High seas fisheries: the Achilles’ heel of major straddling squid resources. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 33: 453 – 474.

Arkhipkin, A., Škeljo, F., Wallace, J., Derbyshire, C., Goyot, L., Trevizan, T. & Winter, A. (2023). Industry-collaborative mesh trials to reduce bycatch in the Falkland Islands skate trawl fishery (Southwest Atlantic). ICES Journal of Marine Science 80: 578 – 590.

Arkhipkin, A.I., Winter, A.G. & Nigmatullin, C.M. (2022). Heavy fishery exploitation does not affect sizes at recruitment and maturity of squid Illex argentinus and Doryteuthis gahi, in the Southwest Atlantic. ICES Journal of Marine Science 79: 182 – 192.

Arkhipkin, A.I., Hendrickson, L.C., Payá, I., Pierce, G.J., Roa-Ureta, R.H., Robin, J.-P. & Winter, A. (2021). Stock assessment and management of cephalopods: advances and challenges for short-lived fishery resources. ICES Journal of Marine Science 78: 714 - 730.

Winter, A., Pompert, J., Arkhipkin, A.,& Brewin, P.E. (2015). Interannual variability in the skate assemblage on the South Patagonian shelf and slope. Journal of Fish Biology 87: 1449 - 1468.

Winter, A.,& Arkhipkin, A. (2015). Environmental impacts on recruitment migrations of Patagonian longfin squid (Doryteuthis gahi) in the Falkland Islands with reference to stock assessment. Fisheries Research 172: 85 - 95.

Winter, A. (2015). Fishing for skates in the Falkland Islands. Shark Focus 54: 14 - 15, www.sharktrust.org/fisheries.

Arkhipkin, A., Barton, J., Wallace, S.,& Winter, A. (2013). Close cooperation between science, management and industry benefits sustainable exploitation of the Falkland Islands squid fisheries. Journal of Fish Biology 83: 905 - 920.

Arkhipkin, A., Brickle, P., Laptikhovsky, V.,& Winter, A. (2012). Dining hall at sea: feeding migrations of nektonic predators to the eastern Patagonian Shelf. Journal of Fish Biology 81: 882 - 902.

Arkhipkin, A., Brickle, P., Laptikhovsky, V., Pompert, J.,& Winter, A. (2012). Skate assemblage on the eastern Patagonian Shelf and slope: structure, diversity and abundance. Journal of Fish Biology 80: 1704 - 1726.

Winter, A., Jiao, Y.,& Browder, J. (2011). Modelling low rates of seabird bycatch in the U.S. Atlantic longline fisheries. Waterbirds 34: 289 - 303.

Yu, H., Jiao, Y.,& Winter, A. (2011). Catch-rate standardization for yellow perch in Lake Erie: a comparison of the spatial generalized linear model and the generalized additive model. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 140: 905 - 918.

Winter, A., Foy, R.,& Wynne, K. (2009). Seasonal differences in prey availability between a Steller sea lion haulout and a rookery near Kodiak, Alaska. Aquatic Mammals 35: 145 - 162.

Winter, A., Foy, R.,& Trussell, M. (2007). Factors influencing the mortality of tagged walleye pollock captured using a trawl net. Final Report to the North Pacific Research Board, 23 p.

Winter, A., Coyle, K.,& Swartzman, G. (2007). Variations in age-0 pollock distribution among eastern Bering Sea nursery areas: A comparative study through acoustic indices. Deep-Sea Research II 54: 2869 - 2884.

Winter, A.,& Swartzman, G. (2006). Interannual changes in distribution of age-0 walleye pollock near the Pribilof Islands, Alaska, with reference to the prediction of pollock year-class strength. ICES Journal of Marine Science 63: 1118 - 1135.

Swartzman, G., Winter, A., Coyle, K., Brodeur, R., Buckley, T., Ciannelli, L., Hunt, G., Ianelli, J.,& Macklin, A. (2005). Relationship of age-0 pollock abundance and distribution around the Pribilof Islands, with other shelf regions of the eastern Bering Sea. Fisheries Research 74: 273 - 287.

Winter, A., Swartzman, G.,& Ciannelli, L. (2005). Early- to late-summer population growth and prey consumption by age-0 pollock, in two years of contrasting pollock abundance near the Pribilof Islands, Bering Sea. Fisheries Oceanography 14: 307 - 320.

Schabetsberger, R., Sztatecny, M., Drozdowski, G., Brodeur, R.D., Swartzman, G.L., Wilson, M.T., Winter, A.,& Napp, J.M. (2003). Size dependent, spatial and temporal variability of juvenile walleye pollock (Theragra chalcogramma) feeding at a frontal region in the southeast Bering Sea. Marine Ecology 24: 1 - 23.

Swartzman, G., Napp, J., Brodeur, R., Winter, A.,& Ciannelli, L. (2002). Spatial patterns of pollock and zooplankton distribution in the Pribilof Islands, Alaska nursery area and their relationship to pollock recruitment. ICES Journal of Marine Science 59: 1167 - 1186.

Winter, A., Ciborowski, J.,& Reynoldson, T. (1996). Effects of chronic hypoxia and reduced temperature on survival and growth of burrowing mayflies, Hexagenia limbata (Ephemeroptera, Ephemeridae). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 53: 1565 - 1571.