Dr.
Marcia Sittenthaler

administration, technician
  • Laboratory management
  • Molecular genetic analyses
marcia.sittenthaler@nhm-wien.ac.at
Phone: +43 1 52177 - 401

Education

  • since 2015-2020 PhD, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
  • 2009-2012 Master Wildlife Ecology and Wildlife Management, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
  • 2005-2009 Bachelor Environment and Bio-Resources Management, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Doctoral Thesis

Title: Faecal samples as a tool to study otter (Lutra lutra) diet, density and marking behaviour in salmonid streams
Supervisor: Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Biol. Dr. Klaus Hackländer (BOKU Vienna)
 

Master Thesis

Title: The role of fisheries management for population density, socio-spatial organisation and feeding habits of otters (Lutra lutra) – a case study on two salmonid streams in Lower Austria.
 Supervisor: Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Biol. Dr. Klaus Hackländer (BOKU Vienna)
 

Professional History

  • since 05/2020 administration and technician, Natural History Museum Vienna
  • since 01/2018 administration, Natural History Museum Vienna
  • since 03/2013 Project Staff, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna and Natural History Museum Vienna
  • 06/2012-10/2013 Biological work as freelancer
 

Research Visits and Advanced Training Courses

  • 09/2017 Course on Molecular Analysis of Trophic Interactions, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
  • 02/2016 Workshop Univariate Statistics in Biology using R, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany
  • 09/2014 International Summer School on Stable Isotopes in Animal Ecology, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin
  • 07/2011-09/2011 Internship non-invasive genetic sampling and analysis, Technische Universität München

Professional Memberships

  • IUCN Species Survival Commission, Otter Specialist Group
  • NOBIS (Network of Biological Systematics)

Original articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals

 
SITTENTHALER, M., SCHÖLL, E.M., LEEB, C., HARING, E., PARZ-GOLLNER, R. & HACKLÄNDER, K. (2020): Marking behaviour and census of Eurasian otters (Lutra lutra) in riverine habitats: what can scat abundances and non-invasive genetic sampling tell us about otter numbers? – Mammal Research, 65/2: 191-202.
 
BULATOVIĆ, A., MARKOVIĆ, J., HARING, E., PINSKER, W., MASON, K., DUDA, M., BAMBERGER, S., KIRCHNER, S., SITTENTHALER, M., FEHÉR, Z., PEŠIĆ, V., SAVIC, A. & SATTMANN, H. (2019): First data on population estimates and dispersal of Montenegrina subcristata - a field study at Virpazar, Montenegro. – Ecologica Montenegrina, 26: 147–165.

SITTENTHALER, M., KOSKOFF, L., PINTER, K., NOPP-MAYR, U., PARZ-GOLLNER, R. & HACKLÄNDER, K. (2019): Fish size selection and diet composition of Eurasian otters (Lutra lutra) in salmonid streams: Picky gourmets rather than opportunists? – Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems, 420: 29.
 
ASPÖCK, H., ASPÖCK, U., GRUPPE, A., SITTENTHALER, M. & HARING, E. (2018): Anthropogene Ausbreitung einer mediterranen Kamelhalsfliege – singuläres  Phänomen oder Modellfall. – DGaaE (Deutsche Gesellschaft Für Allgemeine Und Angewandte Entomologie) Nachrichten, 32/1: 18–20.

FISCHER, I., SITTENTHALER, M. & CHOVANEC, A. (2018): Zum Vorkommen von drei Arten der Gattung Leucorrhinia in Wien (Österreich) mit dem Erstnachweis von L. albifrons (Odonata: Libellulidae). – Libellula, 37/1/2: 79–90.

FISCHER, I., SITTENTHALER, M., TRAUGOTT, M., THALINGER, B., ZANGL, L., KOBLMÜLLER, S., KUNZ, G., CHOVANEC, A., SATTMANN, H., RANDOLF, S. & HARING, E. (2018): Monitoring and DNA barcoding of dragonflies (Insecta: Odonata) in Vienna, Austria. – Acta ZooBot Austria, 155/2: 39–42.

FISCHER, I., ZANGL, L., SITTENTHALER, M., CHOVANEC, A., SEFC, K. M., KUNZ, G. (2018): Barcoding Austria’s damsel- and dragonflies. – Acta ZooBot Austria, 156: 277.

SITTENTHALER, M., KUNZ, F., SZYMUSIK, A., GRÜNSCHACHNER-BERGER, V., KRUMBÖCK, S., STAUFFER, C. & NOPP-MAYR, U. (2018): Fine-scale genetic structure in an Eastern Alpine black grouse (Tetrao tetrix) metapopulation. – Journal of Avian Biology, 49/5: e01681.
 
ASPÖCK, H., ASPÖCK, U., GRUPPE, A., SITTENTHALER, M. & HARING, E. (2017): Anthropogenic dispersal of a snakefly (Insecta, Neuropterida) – a singular phenomenon or a model case in Raphidioptera? – Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift, 64/2: 123–131.

HARL, J., HARING, E., ASAMI, T., SITTENTHALER, M., SATTMANN, H. & PÁLL-GERGELY, B. (2017): Molecular systematics of the land snail family Orculidae reveal polyphyly and deep splits within the clade Orthurethra (Gastropoda: Pulmonata). – Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 181/4: 778-794.
 
SITTENTHALER, M., WANEK, W., ZITEK, A., PROHASKA, T., PARZ-GOLLNER, R. & HACKLÄNDER, K. (2016): Feeding ecology of Eurasian otters (Lutra lutra) in freshwater habitats: Preliminary results of a stable isotope approach. – Mammalian Biology, 81: 16-17.
 
SITTENTHALER, M., BAYERL, H., UNFER, G., KÜHN, R. & PARZ-GOLLNER, R. (2015): Impact of fish stocking on Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) densities: a case study on two salmonid streams. – Mammalian Biology, 80/2: 106-133.

Central Research Laboratories

De Mattia Willy
project researcher
Duda Michael
project researcher
Fischer Iris
project researcher
Haring Elisabeth
head of department
Helmer Nikolaus
project researcher
Kirchner Sandra
project researcher
Kruckenhauser Luise
staff scientist
Leeb Christoph
project researcher
Macek Oliver
project researcher
Pail Victoria
project researcher
Reier Susanne
project researcher
Schubert Hannah
project researcher
Schwahofer Paula
project researcher
Szucsich Nikolaus
ABOL-manager
Wegner Wencke
Operator for microanalysis
Wolf Paul
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