Ing. Lukáš Vetešník, Ph.D.


Position: full-time researcher
Research topics: fish ecology
Department: Research facility Brno
Phone: +420 543 422 533
E-mail: vetesnikivb.cz

Research interests

  • ichthyology, ecology, reproduction of fish,
  • reproduction and hematology of di- and triploid specimens of silver prussian carp,
  • morphology of Cypriniformes hybrids.

Finished Projects

Evolutionary-immunological and ecological aspects of parasitism in hybrid and polyploid cyprinid fish (2012-2016)

Genetic, population and reproductive variability of invazive fish species, Carassius

The analysis of the selected immune and physiological parameters in Carassius gibelio,species with different ploidy and atypical reproductive strategy

Education

  • 1996-2001: undergraduate study - Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry in Brno, specialization fishery. Thesis: Production effect of feeding mixtures with distillers grains additive for fry carp.
  • 2001–2005: Ph.D. study - Department of Fisheries and Hydrobiology MZLU and Department of Ichthyology, Institute of Vertebrate Biology AS CR, Brno. Thesis: Biological characteristic of silver prussian carp (Carassius auratus) under the aspect of different ploidy level between individuals.

Employment

  • 2001–present: Institute of Vertebrate Biology AS CR, Brno - researcher.

Publications

2018

Fedorčák J., Pekárik L., Halačka K., Šmiga Ľ., Manko P., Hajdú J., Vetešník L., Koščo J.: Microhabitat preferences of triploid Cobitis fish and diploid progenitors in two streams in Slovakia (Danube River Basin), Limnologica 69 (2018) 59-66.

Pakosta T., Vetešník L., Šimková A.: A Long temporal study of parasitism in asexual-sexual populations of Carassius gibelio: Does the parasite infection support coevolutionary Red Queen dynamics?, BioMed Research International 2018 (2018) (2018) .


2017

Halačka K., Muška M., Mendel J., Vetešník L.: A newly discovered population of the Balkan spiny loach Sabanejewia balcanica (Karaman, 1922) in the River Jihlava, Czech Republic, Folia zoologica 66 (2017) 163-166.

Krasnovyd V., Vetešník L., Gettová L., Civáňová K., Šimková A.: Patterns of parasite distribution in the hybrids of non-congeneric cyprinid fish species: is asymmetry in parasite infection the result of limited coadaptation?, International Journal for Parasitology 47 (2017) 471-483.

Lusk S., Halačka K., Májsky J., Vetešník L., Mendel J.: Sekavčík balkánský (Sabanejewia balcanica) v České republice – minulost, současnost a budoucnost, Lampetra. Bulletin pro výzkum a ochranu biodiverzity vodních toků 8 (2017) 90-102.


2016

Stierandová S., Vukic J., Vasil'eva E. D., Zogaris S., Shumka S., Halačka K., Vetešník L., Švátora M., Nowak M., Stefanov T., Koščo J., Mendel J.: A multilocus assessment of nuclear and mitochondrial sequence data elucidates phylogenetic relationships among European spirlins (Alburnoides, Cyprinidae), Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 94 (2016) 479-491.


2015

Šimková A., Vojtek L., Halačka K., Hyršl P., Vetešník L.: The effect of hybridization on fish physiology, immunity and blood biochemistry: A case study in hybridizing Cyprinus carpio and Carassius gibelio (Cyprinidae), Aquaculture 435 (2015) 381-389.

Šimková A., Hyršl P., Halačka K., Vetešník L.: Physiological and condition-related traits in the gynogenetic-sexual Carassius auratus complex: different investments promoting the coexistence of two reproductive forms?, BMC Evolutionary Biology 15 (2015) 154.


2014

Vítek T., Halačka K., Bartoňová-Marešová E., Vetešník L., Spurný P.: Identification of natural hybrids between Cottus poecilopus, Heckel, 1837, and Cottus gobio, Linnaeus, 1758, at a hybrid zone on the Svratka River (Czech Republic), Journal of Applied Ichthyology 30 (2014) 102-108.


2013

Šimková A., Dávidová M., Papoušek I., Vetešník L.: Does interspecies hybridization affect the host specificity of parasites in cyprinid fish?, Parasites & Vectors 6 (2013) 95.

Šimková A., Košař M., Vetešník L., Vyskočilová M.: MHC genes and parasitism in Carassius gibelio, a diploid-triploid fish species with dual reproduction strategies, BMC Evolutionary Biology 13 (2013) 122.

Vetešník L., Halačka K., Šimková A.: The effect of ploidy and temporal changes in the biochemical profile of gibel carp (Carassius gibelio): a cyprinid fish species with dual reproductive strategies, Fish Physiology and Biochemistry 39 (2013) 171-180.


2012

Baruš V., Šimková A., Prokeš M., Peňáz M., Vetešník L.: Heavy metals in two host-parasite systems: tapeworm vs. fish, Acta veterinaria Brno 81 (2012) 313-317.

Blažek R., Ondračková M., Vošlajerová Bímová B., Vetešník L., Petrášová I., Reichard M.: Fish diversity in the Niokolo Koba National Park, middle Gambia River basin, Senegal, Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 23 (2012) 263-272.

Halačka K., Vítek T., Vetešník L., Spurný P.: Epidermis structure and blood parameter differences between sculpin Cottus gobio and Siberian sculpin Cottus poecilopus from the Morava watershed, Folia zoologica 61 (2012) 9-16.

Mendel J., Papoušek I., Marešová E., Vetešník L., Halačka K., Nowak M., Čížková D.: Permanent Genetic Resources added to Molecular Ecology Resources Database 1 April 2012 – 31 May 2012, Molecular Ecology Resources 12 (2012) 972-974.


2011

Prchalová M., Horký P., Slavík O., Vetešník L., Halačka K.: Fish occurrence in the fishpass on the lowland section of the River Elbe, Czech Republic, with respect to water temperature, water flow and fish size, Folia zoologica 60 (2011) 104-114.


2010

Halačka K., Vetešník L., Papoušek I., Mendel J., Šimková A.: The epidermal structure of Carassius gibelio: a link with ploidy status in spawning and postspawning periods, Journal of Fish Biology 77 (2010) 2171-2179.

Halačka K., Vetešník L., Mendel J., Papoušek I.: Can spawning marks on females of the spined loach (Cobitis sp., Teleostei) be caused by scratches from males during mating?, Folia zoologica 59 (2010) 329-331.

Lusková V., Lusk S., Halačka K., Vetešník L.: Carassius auratus gibelio—the most successful invasive fish in waters of the Czech Republic, Russian Journal of Biological Invasions 1 (2010) 176-180.


2009

Vetešník L., Halačka K., Papoušek I., Mendel J., Šimková A.: The first record of a natural hybrid of the roach Rutilus rutilus and nase Chondrostoma nasus in the Danube River Basin, Czech Republic: morphological, karyological and molecular characteristics, Journal of Fish Biology 74 (2009) 1669-1676.


2008

Bartoňová E., Papoušek I., Lusková V., Koščo J., Lusk S., Halačka K., Švátora M., Vetešník L.: Genetic diversity and taxonomy of Sabanejewia balcanica (Osteichthyes: Cobitidae) in the waters of the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Folia zoologica 57 (2008) 60-70.

Flajšhans M., Rodina M., Halačka K., Vetešník L., Gela D., Lusková V., Lusk S.: Characteristics of sperm of polyploid Prussian carp Carassius gibelio, Journal of Fish Biology 73 (2008) 323-328.

Flajšhans M., Rodina M., Halačka K., Vetešník L., Gela D., Lusková V., Lusk S.: Charakteristika spermatu polyploidního karase stříbřitého, Carassius gibelio, Bulletin VÚRH Vodňany 44 (2008) 78-81.

Mendel J., Lusk S., Vasil'eva E. D., Vasil'ev V. P., Lusková V., Ekmekci F. G., Erk'kan F., Ruchin A., Koščo J., Vetešník L., Halačka K., Šanda R., Pashkov A. N., Reshetnikov S. I.: Molecular phylogeny of the genus Gobio Cuvier, 1816 (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) and its contribution to taxonomy, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 47 (2008) 1061-1075.

Mendel J., Lusk S., Koščo J., Vetešník L., Halačka K., Papoušek I.: Genetic diversity of Misgurnus fossilis populations from the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Folia zoologica 57 (2008) 90-99.

Papoušek I., Vetešník L., Halačka K., Lusková V., Humpl M., Mendel J.: Identification of natural hybrids of gibel carp Carassius auratus gibelio (Bloch) and crucian carp Carassius carassius (L.) from lower Dyje River floodplain (Czech Republic), Journal of Fish Biology 72 (2008) 1230-1235.