Publications

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Journal Articles

2022

Niemelä PT, Klemme I, Karvonen A, Hyvärinen P, Debes PV, Erkinaro J, Sinclair-Waters M, Pritchard VL, Härkönen LS, Primmer CR (2022) Life-history genotype explains variation in migration activity in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 289, 20220851. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2022.0851

Klemme I, Debes PV, Primmer CR, Härkönen LS, Erkinaro J, Hyvärinen P, Karvonen A (2022) Host developmental stage effects on parasite resistance and tolerance. American Naturalist 200, xxx-xxx. https://doi.org/10.1086/721159

Wysujack K, Marohn L, Lindemann C, Illing B, Freese M, Pohlmann JD, Reiser S, Debes PV, Meskendahl L, Pelster B, Hanel R (2022) A novel hyperbaric swimming respirometer allows the simulation of varying swimming depths in fish respirometry studies. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A, Molecular and Integrative Physiology 264, 111117. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpa.2021.111117


2021

Debes PV, Solberg MF, Matre IH, Dyrhovden L, Glover KA (2021) Genetic variation for upper thermal tolerance diminishes within and between populations with increasing acclimation temperature in Atlantic salmon. Heredity 127, 455-466. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41437-021-00469-y

Andrew SC, Primmer CR, Debes PV, Erkinaro J, Verta JP (2021) The Atlantic salmon whole blood transcriptome and how it relates to major locus maturation genotypes and other tissues. Marine Genomics 56, 100809. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margen.2020.100809

Bremer K, Yasuo H, Debes PV, Jacobs HT (2021) The alternative oxidase (AOX) increases sulphide tolerance in the highly invasive marine invertebrate Ciona intestinalis. Journal of Experimental Biology 224. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.242985

Debes PV, Piavchenko N, Ruokolainen A, Ovaskainen O, Moustakas-Verho JE, Parre N, Aykanat T, Erkinaro J, Primmer CR (2021) Polygenic and major-locus contributions to sexual maturation timing in Atlantic salmon. Molecular Ecology 30, 4505-4519. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.16062

Sävilammi T, Papakostas S, Leder EH, Vøllestad LA, Debes PV, Primmer CR (2021) Cytosine methylation patterns suggest a role of methylation in plastic and adaptive responses to temperature in European grayling (Thymallus thymallus) populations. Epigenetics 16, 271-288. https://doi.org/10.1080/15592294.2020.1795597

Ahmad F, Debes PV, Nousiainen I, Kahar S, Pukk L, Gross R, Ozerov M, Vasemägi A (2021) The strength and form of natural selection on transcript abundance in the wild. Molecular Ecology 30, 2724-2737. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.15743

House AH, Debes PV, Kurko J, Erkinaro J, Käkelä R, Primmer CR (2021) Sex-specific lipid profiles in the muscle of Atlantic salmon juveniles. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part D: Genomics and Proteomics 38, 100810. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cbd.2021.100810

Ahmad F, Debes PV, Pukk L, Kahar S, Hartikainen H, Gross R, Vasemägi A (2021) Know your enemy – transcriptome of myxozoan Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae reveals potential drug targets against proliferative kidney disease in salmonids. Parasitology 148, 726-736. https://doi.org/10.1017/S003118202100010X


2020-2008

Moustakas-Verho JE, Kurko J, House AH, Erkinaro J, Debes P, Primmer CR (2020) Developmental expression patterns of six6: A gene linked with spawning ecotypes in Atlantic salmon. Gene Expression Patterns 38, 119149. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gep.2020.119149

Kurko J, Debes PV, House AH, Aykanat T, Erkinaro J, Primmer CR (2020) Transcription profiles of age-at-maturity-associated genes suggest cell fate commitment regulation as a key factor in the Atlantic salmon maturation process. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 10, 235-246. https://doi.org/10.1534/g3.119.400882

Debes PV, Piavchenko N, Erkinaro J, Primmer CR (2020) Genetic growth potential, rather than phenotypic size, predicts migration phenotype in Atlantic salmon. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 287, 20200867. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2020.0867

Verta JP, Debes PV, Piavchenko N, Ruokolainen A, Ovaskainen O, Moustakas-Verho JE, Tillanen S, Parre N, Aykanat T, Erkinaro J, Primmer CR (2020) Cis-regulatory differences in isoform expression associate with life history strategy variation in Atlantic salmon. PLoS Genetics 16, e1009055. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1009055

Saari S, Garcia GS, Bremer K, Chioda MM, Andjelkovic A, Debes PV, Nikinmaa M, Szibor M, Dufour E, Rustin P, Oliveira MT, Jacobs HT (2019) Alternative respiratory chain enzymes: Therapeutic potential and possible pitfalls. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta – Molecular Basis of Disease 1865, 854-866. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbadis.2018.10.012

Ahmad F, Debes PV, Palomar G, Vasemägi A (2018) Association mapping reveals candidate loci for resistance and anaemic response to an emerging temperature-driven parasitic disease in a wild salmonid fish. Molecular Ecology 27, 1385-1401. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.14509

Debes PV, Gross R, Vasemägi A (2017) Quantitative genetic variation in, and environmental effects on, pathogen resistance and temperature-dependent disease severity in a wild trout. American Naturalist 190, 244-265. https://doi.org/10.1086/692536

Kahar S, Debes PV, Vuori KAM, Vähä J-P, Vasemägi A (2016) Heritability, environmental effects, and genetic and phenotypic correlations of oxidative stress resistance-related enzyme activities during early life stages in Atlantic salmon. Evolutionary Biology 43, 215-226. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11692-016-9368-5

Marin K, Coon A, Carson R, Debes PV, Fraser DJ (2016) Striking phenotypic variation yet low genetic differentiation in sympatric lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) PLoS One 11, e0162325. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0162325

Sereda SVe, Debes PV, Wilke T, Schultheiß R (2016) Divergent mating system adaptations in microallopatric populations of Acanthodiaptomus denticornis (Copepoda, Calanoida). Journal of Plankton Research 38, 1255-1268. https://doi.org/10.1093/plankt/fbw060

Ozerov MY, Himberg M, Debes PV, Hägerstrand H, Vasemägi A (2016) Combining genetic markers with an adaptive meristic trait improves performance of mixed-stock analysis in Baltic whitefish. ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil 73, 2529-2538. https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsw122

Debes PV, Visse M, Panda B, Ilmonen P, Vasemägi A (2016) Is telomere length a molecular marker of past thermal stress in wild fish? Molecular Ecology 25, 5412-5424. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.13856

Yates MC, Debes PV, Fraser DJ, Hutchings JA (2015) The influence of hybridization with domesticated conspecifics on alternative reproductive phenotypes in male Atlantic salmon in multiple temperature regimes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 72, 1138-1145. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2014-0527

Debes PV, Hutchings JA (2014) Effects of domestication on parr maturity, growth, and vulnerability to predation in Atlantic salmon. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 71, 1371-1384. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2013-0618

Debes PV, Fraser DJ, Yates M, Hutchings JA (2014) The between-population genetic architecture of growth, maturation, and plasticity in Atlantic salmon. Genetics 196, 1277-1291. https://doi.org/10.1534/genetics.114.161729

Rollinson N, Keith DM, Houde AL, Debes PV, McBride MC, Hutchings JA (2014) Risk assessment of inbreeding and outbreeding depression in a captive-breeding program. Conservation Biology 28, 529-540. https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.12188

Fraser DJ, Debes PV, Bernatchez L, Hutchings JA (2014) Population size, habitat fragmentation, and the nature of adaptive variation in a stream fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281, 1471-2954. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.0370

Debes PV, Fraser DJ, McBride MC, Hutchings JA (2013) Multigenerational hybridisation and its consequences for maternal effects in Atlantic salmon. Heredity (Edinb) 111, 238-247. https://doi.org/10.1038/hdy.2013.43

Schwab P, Debes PV, Witt T, Hartl GB, Hmwe SS, Zachos FE, Grobler JP (2012) Genetic structure of the common impala (Aepyceros melampus melampus) in South Africa: phylogeography and implications for conservation. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 50, 76-84. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0469.2011.00638.x

Limborg MT, Hanel R, Debes PV, Ring AK, Andre C, Tsigenopoulos CS, Bekkevold D (2012) Imprints from genetic drift and mutation imply relative divergence times across marine transition zones in a pan-European small pelagic fish (Sprattus sprattus). Heredity (Edinb) 109, 96-107. https://doi.org/10.1038/hdy.2012.18

Debes PV, Normandeau E, Fraser DJ, Bernatchez L, Hutchings JA (2012) Differences in transcription levels among wild, domesticated, and hybrid Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) from two environments. Molecular Ecology 21, 2574-2587. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05567.x

Fruciano C, Hanel R, Debes PV, Tigano C, Ferrito V (2011) Atlantic-Mediterranean and within-Mediterranean molecular variation in Coris julis (L. 1758) (Teleostei, Labridae). Marine Biology 158, 1271-1286. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-011-1647-1

Fraser DJ, Houde AL, Debes PV, O’Reilly P, Eddington JD, Hutchings JA (2010) Consequences of farmed-wild hybridization across divergent wild populations and multiple traits in salmon. Ecological Applications 20, 935-953. https://doi.org/10.1890/09-0694.1

Debes PV, Zachos FE, Hanel R (2008) Mitochondrial phylogeography of the European sprat (Sprattus sprattus L., Clupeidae) reveals isolated climatically vulnerable populations in the Mediterranean Sea and range expansion in the northeast Atlantic. Molecular Ecology 17, 3873-3888. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.03872.x