Jarle Steinkjer is a Senior Adviser at the Directorate for Nature Management (DN), an advisory and executive governmental agency that works to preserve and enhance biodiversity and provide for outdoor recreation. He was a graduate freshwater biologist from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in 1984. He has been employed at DN since 1985. Over this time period he has been working with the management of Atlantic salmon and freshwater fish. He has since 1988 been in charge for the action plan for combating the introduced salmon parasite Gyrodactylus salaris. In more recent years his is also working with freshwater invasive fish species. These efforts include measures to prevent the spread of alien species, and combatting introductions where this is considered necessary to prevent damage to the natural biological diversity.
Finlayson, B., R. Schnick, D. Skaar, J. Anderson, L. Demong, D. Duffield, W. Horton, and J. Steinkjer (2010). Planning and Standard Operating Procedures for the Use of Rotenone in Fish Management. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD. 1-128.
Finlayson, B., R. Schnick, D. Skaar, J. Anderson, L. Demong, D. Duffield, W. Horton, J. Steinkjer, and C. van Maaren (2012). Rotenone Use in Fish Management and Parkinson’s Disease: Another look. Fisherier 37(10): 471-474.