Guido Fritsch


Department of Reproduction Management

Laser protection commissioner, Radiation protection commissioner

Tel: 0049 (0) 30 5168 - 434
       0049 (0) 30 5168 - 420
Research interests

Medical imaging, with special focus on computed tomography

Zoo animal medicine

Reproduction management

Species conservation

Selected publications

Wieland R, Ukawa C, Joschko M, Krolczyk A, Fritsch G, Hildebrandt TB, Schmidt O, Filser J, Jimenez JJ. (2021). Use of deep learning for structural analysis of computer tomography images of soil samples. R Soc Open Sci. 8:201275. doi: 10.1098/rsos.201275

Dhellemmes F, Hansen MJ, Bouet SD, Videler JJ, Domenici P, Steffensen JF, Hildebrandt TB, Fritsch G, Bach P, Sabarros PS, Krüger A, Kurvers RHJM, Krause J (2020): Oil gland and oil pores in billfishes: in search of a function. J EXP BIOL 223, jeb.224956. doi:10.1242/jeb.224956

Schwab JA, Young MT, Neenan JM, Walsh SA, Witmer LM, Herrera Y, Allain R, Brochu CA, Choiniere JN, Clark JM, Dollman KN, Etches S, Fritsch G, Gignac PM, Ruebenstahl A, Sachs S, Turner AH, Vignaud P, Wilberg EW, Xu X, Zanno LE, Brusatte SL (2020): Inner ear sensory system changes as extinct crocodylomorphs transitioned from land to water. PROC NATL ACAD SCI USA 117, 10422–10428. doi:10.1073/pnas.2002146117

Hansen MJ, Krause S, Breuker M, Kurvers RH, Dhellemmes F, Viblanc PE, Müller J, Mahlow C, Boswell K, Marras S, Domenici P, Wilson ADM, Herbert-Read JE, Steffensen JF, Fritsch G, Hildebrandt TB, Zaslansky P, Bach P, Sabarros PS, Krause J (2020): Linking hunting weaponry to attack strategies in sailfish and striped marlin. PROC R SOC B-BIOL SCI 287, 20192228. doi:10.1098/rspb.2019.2228

Frey R, Volodin IA, Volodina EV, Efremova KO, Menges V, Portas R, Melzheimer J, Fritsch G, Gerlach C, von Dörnberg K (2020): Savannah roars: The vocal anatomy and the impressive rutting calls of male impala (Aepyceros melampus) – highlighting the acoustic correlates of a mobile larynx. J ANAT 236, 398–424. doi:10.1111/joa.13114

Frey R, Reby D, Fritsch G, Charlton BD (2018): The remarkable vocal anatomy of the koala (Phascolarctos cinereus): Insights into low-frequency sound production in a marsupial species. J ANAT 232, 575-595. doi:10.1111/joa.12770

Alberti F, Gonzalez J, Paijmans JLA, Basler N, Preick M, Henneberger K, Trinks A, Rabeder G, Conard NJ, Münzel SC, Joger U, Fritsch G, Hildebrandt TB, Hofreiter M, Barlow A (2018): Optimized DNA sampling of ancient bones using Computed Tomography (CT) scans. MOL ECOL RESOUR 18, 1196-1208. doi:10.1111/1755-0998.12911

Frey R, Volodin IA, Fritsch G, Volodina EV (2016): Potential sources of high frequency and biphonic vocalization in the dhole (Cuon alpinus). PLOS ONE 11, e0146330. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0146330

Efremova KO, Frey R, Volodin IA, Fritsch G, Soldatova NV, Volodina EV (2016): The postnatal ontogeny of the sexually dimorphic vocal apparatus in goitred gazelles (Gazella subgutturosa). J MORPHOL 277, 826-844. doi:10.1002/jmor.20538

Zaytseva AS, Volodin IA, Mason MJ, Frey R, Fritsch G, Ilchenko OG, Volodina EV (2015): Vocal development during postnatal growth and ear morphology in a shrew that generates seismic vibrations, Diplomesodon pulchellum. BEHAV PROCESS 118, 130-141. doi:10.1016/j.beproc.2015.06.012

Schwarz D, Kosch JCD, Fritsch G, Hildebrandt T (2015): Dentition and tooth replacement of Dicraeosaurus hansemanni (Dinosauria, Sauropoda, Diplodocoidea) from the Tendaguru Formation of Tanzania. J VERT PALEONTOL 35. doi:10.1080/02724634.2015.1008134

Witzmann F, Schwarz-Wings D, Hampe O, Fritsch G, Asbach P (2014): Evidence of spondyloarthropathy in the spine of a phytosaur (Reptilia: Archosauriformes) from the Late Triassic of Halberstadt, Germany. PLOS ONE 9, e85511. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0085511

Trinogga A, Fritsch G, Hofer H, Krone O (2013): Are lead-free hunting rifle bullets as effective at killing wildlife as conventional lead bullets? A comparison based on wound size and morphology. SCI TOTAL ENVIRON 443, 226-232. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.10.084

Charlton BD, Frey R, McKinnon AJ, Fritsch G, Fitch WT, Reby D (2013): Koalas use a novel vocal organ to produce unusually low-pitched mating calls. CURR BIOL 23, 1035-1036. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2013.10.069