EXPERTS

ALIGIZAKI Katerina

School of Biology, Department of Botany, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54124

Contact: Dr Aligizaki Katerina, e-mail: aligiza@bio.auth.gr

Area of expertise (key words): dinoflagellates, toxic, benthic,  taxonomy, distribution patterns

TAXA/GROUP:  dinoflagellates

Search by ecosystem: coastal marine

Thematic search: Harmful microalgae monitoring. Taxonomy, ecology and toxicity of benthic dinoflagellate species
(Ostreopsis, Coolia, Prorocentrum, Amphidinium and Gambierdiscus)


ANTONIADOU  Chryssanthi

School of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54124

Contact: Dr Chryssanthi Antoniadou, e-mail: antonch@bio.auth.gr
Tel: +30 2310998901, FAX: +30 2310998269

Area of expertise (key words): biodiversity, zoobenthos, hard substratum, benthic communities, distribution patterns, marine ecology, population dynamics, invertebrate fisheries

TAXA/GROUP: porifera, polychaeta, mollusca, peracarida, echinodermata, tunicata

Search by ecosystems: coastal marine ecosystems, lagoons

Thematic search: marine ecology, biodiversity


ARIANOUTSOU Margarita

University of Athens, Faculty of Biology, Dept. of Ecology & Systematics, 15784 Athens, GreeceContact: Prof. Margarita Arianoutsou, e-mail: marianou@biol.uoa.gr

Tel: +30 2107274352, FAX: +30 2107274885

 


ATHANASIADIS Athanasios

Address: University of Gothenburg, The herbarium, Carl Skottbergs gata 22B, Box  461,405 30 Göteborg, Sweden

E-mail: athanas.athanasiadis@gmail.com

Home page: www.bioenv.gu.se/personal/Athanasios_Athanasiadis_sv

Research interests: taxonomy, macroalgae

TAXA/GROUP: macroalgae

Geographic areas: Aegean & Ionion, Mediterranean, Caribbean, NE Atlantic, Arctic

 


BAZOS Ioannis

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Biology,  Department of Ecology and Systematics, 15784, Athens, Greece

Contact: Dr Ioannis Bazos, e-mail: ibazos@biol.uoa.gr
Tel: +30 2107274240, FAX: +30 2107274885

Area of expertise (key words): plant taxonomy, Flora of Greece, biodiversity, plant conservation, biological invasions

TAXA/GROUP: Pteridophyta, Spermatophyta


BARDAMASKOS  Georgios

PhD candidate of the University of Athens , Biology Department, Section of Zooogy and Marine Biology, Panepistimiopolis 15784, Athens, Greece

Occupation: Biologist, Secondary school teacher

Contact: Georgios Bardamaskos, e-mail: gbardama@biol.uoa.gr
Tel.:+30 6973840127, (home) +30 2721032391 , (work) +30  2725022225
Mail address: G. Bardamaskos, Agion Theodoron street, Municipality of Thouria, Prefecture of Messinia, Greece, PO Box 24009

TAXA/GROUP: Fish

Search by ecosystem: SE Ionian Sea, Eastern Mediterranean.

Thematic search: biology, reproduction, behavior, diet composition and species distribution


BUCHET Victor

Archipelagos, Institute of Marine Conservation. P.O. Box 42, Pythagorio, 83 102, Samos, Greece

Contact: Mr Victor Buchet, e-mail: v.buchet@archipelago.grbuchet.victor@hotmail.fr
Tel.: +30 2273061191, +33 664 873 454

TAXA/GROUP: Caulerpa, Seagrass, Ichthyofauna

Search by ecosystems: Mediterranean Sea, Coastal Marine ecosystems

Thematic search:  Ecology, Invasive species, Posidonia oceanica, small-scale fishery


CATRA Marcello

Address: Via Antonino Longo ,19  95125 Catania Italia

e- mail: m.catra@unict

Tel : + 39-3296877002; +39- 095507490

area of expertise (key words): marine macrophytobenthos diversity; macroalgal taxonomy and marine vegetation (macroalgae and phanerogams), Alien algae species

taxa/group: AlgaeThematic search: biodiversity, taxonomy

Geographic areas: Italy, Greece


CHINTIROGLOU Charis

Contact: Prof. Charis Chintiroglou, e-mail: chintigl@bio.auth.gr


CHRISTOU Epaminontas D.

Institute of Oceanography, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Mavro Lithari, 19013 Anavyssos, Greece

Contact: Dr Nontas Christou, e-mail: edc@hcmr.gr
Tel. +30 2291076373, FAX: +30 2291076323

TAXA/GROUP: mesozooplankton, copepods, Mnemiopsis

Search by ecosystem: marine pelagic ecosystems

Thematic search: distribution, production


CLADAS Yiannis

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology, Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece, (TEI/WG), TK 30200

Contact: Dr Yannis Cladas, e-mail: jkladas@teimes.gr
Tel. +30 2631058230

Area of expertise (key words): marine aquaculture

TAXA/GROUP:  copepods

Search by ecosystem: coastal lagoons

Thematic search: copepod cultures


CORSINI FOKA Maria

Hydrobiological Station of Rhodes (H.S.R.), Hellenic Center for Marine Research (H.C.M.R.), Cos Street, GR-85100 Rhodes, Greece

Contact: Ms Maria Corsini Foka, e-mail: mcorsini@hcmr.gr

TAXA/GROUP: Mollusca, Crustacea, Fish

Search by ecosystem: SE Aegean Sea, Eastern Mediterranean

Thematic search: biology, species distribution, environmental impact

 


CROCETTA Fabio

Address: Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Marine Biological Resources and Inland Waters, GR-19013, Anavyssos, Greece

Contact:Dr Fabio Crocetta, e- mail: fabiocrocetta@hcmr.gr, fabiocrocetta@alice.it

Tel: 0030 – 2109856701

area of expertise (key words): native and alien Mollusca, zoology, ecology, population genetics, invasive patterns, biodiversity and conservation taxa/group: mollusca, decapodaGeographic areas: Italy, Greece, Lebanon, Mediterranean

Search by ecosystem: brackish, marine

Thematicsearch: biodiversity, taxonomy, ecology, morphology, molecular

Current Research: ESENIAS-TOOLS (East and South European Network for Invasive Alien Species)

 


DIMIZA Margarita

Dept. of Historical Geology-Paleontology, Faculty of Geology & Geoenvironment, University of Athens, 157 84 – Panepistimioupoli Zografou Greece

Contact: Dr Margarita Dimiza, e-mail:  mdimiza@geol.uoa.gr
Tel. +30 2107274920

TAXA/GROUP: Coccolithophores (Calcareous Nannoplankton), Benthic Foraminifera

Search by ecosystem: Pelagic and Coastal marine ecosystems (Aegean Sea, Eastern Mediterranean)

Thematic search: Micropaleontology, Environmental Micropaleontology

Current research:  coccolithophore ecology/biodiversity, coccolithophore life-cycle associations, coccolithophores as environmental and paleoenvironmental proxies, recent foraminifera as proxies of environmental health, pollution and other anthropogenic impacts, occurrence of the foraminifer Amphistegina in Greek waters


ECONOMIDIS Panos S.

75 Karakasi str., GR-54453 Thessaloniki, Greece

Contact: Prof. Panos S. Economidis, e-mail: PSEcon@bio.auth.gr


EVAGELOPOULOS Athanasios

Department of Marine Sciences, University of the Aegean, Greece

Contact: Dr. Athanasios Evagelopoulos, email: tevagelo@marine.aegean.gr
Tel. +30 2251036837, FAX: +30 2251036837

Area of expertise (key words): taxonomy of dinoflagellates, marine phytoplankton and macrobenthic fauna community ecology, marine biodiversity

TAXA/GROUP: marine dinoflagellates, marine macrobenthic fauna

Search by ecosystem: coastal marine ecosystems, transitional waters ecosystems, solarsaltworks

Thematic search: community ecology, taxonomy, biodiversity

Current Research: Functional diversity of coastal marine fish communities, Invasion patterns of alien marine macrobenthicmolluscs in the Aegean Sea


FRYGANIOTIS Konstantinos

Contact: Konstantinos Fryganiotis, e-mail: kfrygani@bio.auth.gr


GALINOU-MITSOUDI Sofia

Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture Technology, Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki. P.O. BOX 157, N. Miltiadi 1, 632 00 Nea Moudania, Chalkidiki, Greece

Contact: Dr Sofia Galinou-Mitsoudi, e-mail: galimits@otenet.grgalimits@aqua.teithe.gr
Tel. +30 2373026457, FAX: +30 2373026450

TAXA/GROUP: Molluscs

Search by ecosystems: Hellenic marine ecosystems

Thematic search: biology, ecology, biodiversity, databases


GEROVASILEIOU  Vasilis

Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Thalassocosmos, 71500, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Contact: Dr Vasilis Gerovasileiou, e-mail (work): vgerovas@hcmr.gr,  (home): bill_ger@yahoo.com

Area of expertise (key words): marine caves, hard substrates, biodiversity, benthic communities, sponges, distribution patterns, zoogeography, marine ecology Ecology/Biology, Taxonomy/Systematics

TAXA/GROUP: Porifera, Anthozoa, Crustacea, Mollusca

Search by ecosystem: marine caves, rocky reefs, coralligenous, marine, fish

Thematic search: biodiversity, marine ecology, zoogeography, taxonomy, databases

Current Research: Biodiversity of Mediterranean marine caves


GIAKOUMI Sylvaine

Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, Faculté des Sciences,  EA 4228 ECOMERS, Nice, France

Contact: Dr Sylvaine Giakoumi, e-mail: Sylvaine@aegean.gr
Tel. +30 2109856701, FAX: +30 2109811713

TAXA/GROUP: fish, macroalgae

Research interests: Conservation/Restoration, Ecology/Biology, Taxonomy/Systematics

Search by ecosystems: Greece, marine ecosystems

Thematic search: marine ecology, conservation planning

TAXA/Group: fish, macroalgae

Geographic area: Greece, Mediterranean


HARITONIDIS Savvas

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Biology, Institute of Botany, P.O.Box 109, Thessaloniki, GR 54124, Greece

Contact: Prof. Savvas Haritonidis, e-mail: haritoni@bio.auth.gr


ISSARIS Yiannis

Institute of Oceanography, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Mavro Lithari, 19013 Anavyssos, Greece

Contact: Yiannis Issaris, e-mail: issaris@hcmr.gr, yiannis@yissaris.com
Tel. +30 2291076405

Search by ecosystem: marine

Thematic search: Marine Ecology Research, U/W Photography & Videography


KALLIANIOTIS Argyris

Hellenic Agricultural Organization Demeter, General Directorate of Research, Fisheries Research Institute, P.C. 640 07, Nea Peramos, Kavala

Contact: Dr Argyris Kallaniotis, Associate Researcher, e-mail: akallian@otenet.gr
Tel. +30 2594022691-2, +30 2594023637, FAX: +30 2594022222

Area of expertise: Fisheries Ecology/Biology, Fisheries Technology, Taxonomy/Systematics

Taxa/GROUP: fish

Geographic area: Greece, Cyprus


KALOGIANNI Eleni

Institute of Marine Biological Resources and Inland Waters, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (H.C.M.R.), 46.7 km Athens – Sounio ave., P.O. Box 712, Mavro Lithari, 19013, Anavyssos, Greece

Contact: Dr Eleni Kalogianni, e-mail: ekalog@hcmr.gr

Tel. +30 2291076390, FAX: +30 229176419

TAXA/GROUP: fish

Search by ecosystem: Inland waters (lakes, rivers, ponds, wetlands)

Thematic search: Biodiversity conservation, Ecology, fish biology and diet, alien species.


KALOGIROU Stefanos

Hydrobiological Station of Rhodes (H.S.R.), Hellenic Center for Marine Research (H.C.M.R.), Cos Street, GR-85100 Rhodes, Greece

Contact: Stefanos Kalogirou, e-mail: skalogirou@hcmr.gr
Tel. +30 2241027308, FAX: +30 2241078321

TAXA/GROUP: fish

Search by ecosystem: SE Aegean Sea, Eastern Mediterranean

Thematic search: biology, diet composition, species distribution


KAMBOUROGLOU Venetia

Fisheries Department, Region of Attica, Regional Unit of Nison (Argosaronikos), Akti Poseidonos 14-16, Peiraias, 18531

Contact: Dr Venetia Kambouroglou, e-mail: vkambour@biol.uoa.gr
Tel. +213 2073769, Fax: 213 2073770

TAXA/GROUP: Mollusca, Polychaetes, Amphipoda, Isopods

Search by ecosystem: Coastal, Hulls of ships

Thematic search: Species distribution, ecosystem impacts, management

Current research: “Introduction of allochthonus species via shipping in Greek ports and consequences in local ecosystems”


KAPIRIS Kostas

IInstitute of Marine Biological Resources and Inland Waters, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (H.C.M.R.), 46.7 km Athens – Sounio ave., P.O. Box 712, Mavro Lithari, 19013, Anavyssos, Greece

Contact: Dr Kostas Kapiris, e-mail: kkapir@hcmr.gr
Tel. +30 2109856712, FAX: +30 2109811713

Area of expertise (key words): Fisheries Ecology and Biology, deep water biota, demersal species.

TAXA/GROUP: fish, Decapods.

Thematic search: Abundance, Fishery Data, Ecology and Biology

Geographic areas:  Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, Eastern Mediterranean.


KARACHLE Paraskevi K.

Institute of Marine Biological Resources and Inland Waters, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (H.C.M.R.), 46.7 km Athens – Sounio ave., P.O. Box 712, Mavro Lithari, 19013, Anavyssos, Greece

Contact: Dr Paraskevi Karachle, e-mail: pkarachl@hcmr.gr
Tel. +30 2109856701, FAX: +30 2109811713

TAXA/GROUP: fish

Search by ecosystem: Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea

Thematic search: biology, species distribution, feeding habits, trophic levels, ecomorphology, fisheries


KATSANEVAKIS Stelios

University of the Aegean, Department of Marine Sciences, University Hill, P.C. 81100, Mytilene,Greece

Contact: Prof. Stelios Katsanevakis, e-mail: katsanevakis@marine.aegean.gr, stelios@katsanevakis.com

Research interests: Ecology/Biology, Economy/Impacts, Pathways/ Transportation, Conservation

TAXA/GROUP: fish, cephalopods, zoobenthos

Search by ecosystems: Greece, marine ecosystems

Thematic search: marine ecology, population dynamics

Geographic areas: Greece, Mediterranean


KATSIARAS Nikolaos

Institute of Oceanography, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, 46.7km Athinon-Souniou, 19013 Anavissos, Greece

Tel. +30 2291076336, FAX +302291076375

Contact: Nikolaos Katsiaras, e-mail: nkatsiaras@ath.hcmr.gr

TAXA/GROUP: zoobenthos

Search by ecosystem: coastal marine ecosystems

Thematic search: polychaetes taxonomy, zoobenthos ecology

Current research: polychaetes taxonomy, seagrasses infauna diversity patterns, benthos pollution impacts


KASAPIDIS Panagiotis

Institute of Marine Biology and Genetics, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, P.O.Box 2214, 71003, Heraklion, Greece

Contact: Dr Panagiotis Kasapidis, e-mail: kasapidi@hcmr.gr
Tel. +30 2810337718, FAX: +30 2810337820

TAXA/GROUP: fish: Etrumeus golani, Lagocephalus sceleratus, Sardina pilchardus, Engraulis encrasicolus, Xiphias gladius

Search by ecosystem: marine ecosystems

Thematic search: population genetics, evolution, phylogeny


KEVREKIDIS Kosmas

Decentralised Administration of  Macedonia – Thrace/ Directorate of Agricultural Affairs of central Macedonia, Navarivou 28 – Karaoli & Dimitriou str, 551 31 Kalamaria, Greece

Contact: Mr Kosmas Kevrekidis, e-mail: agrotiki@ionianislands.gr, kosmkevrekidis@yahoo.com

Research interests: Ecology/Biology, Economy/Impact, Taxonomy/Systematics

TAXA/GROUP: Crustacea, Decapoda, stomatopoda

Search by ecosystem: marine & freshwater ecosystems

Thematic search: distribution, Erythrean invaders, ecosystem impacts


KONDYLATOS Gerasimos

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research/Hydrobiological Station of Rhodes

Contact: Mr Gerasimos Kondylatos, e-mail: gkondylatos@hcmr.gr
Tel. +30 22410 78320, FAX +30 22410 78321, (mobile) +30 6972550584

TAXA/GROUP: Crustacea, Decapoda, Stomatopoda, Fish, Sea Turtles, Sea Mammals, Bony fish, Ecosystem: Artificial Ecosystems, Aquaria, Closed/Open recirculation systems, Natural ecosystems of Aegean Sea.

Thematic search: Alien invaders: distibution,maintenance/observation/record keeping in aquariums

Current research: Progress and expansion of Alien species in the Aegean Sea


KOUKOURAS Athanasios

Department of Zoology, School of Biology, Aristoteleio University of Thessaloniki, 541 24 Thessaloniki, Greece

Contact: Prof. Athanasios Koukouras, e-mail: akoukour@bio.auth.gr
Tel. +30 2310998363, FAX: +30 2310998269

TAXA/GROUP: All major invertebrate taxa, fish

Ecosystem: Estuarine and Marine Aegean Sea ecosystems, Eastern Mediterranean

Thematic search: Taxonomy, Ecology, Zoogeography, species Biology

Current research: Progress and expansion of Lessepsian immigratory current


KOUKOUSIOURA Olga

Dept. of Historical Geology – Paleontology, Faculty of Geology & Geoenvironment, University of Athens, 157 84 – Panepistimioupoli Zografou Greece

Contact:Dr  Olga Koukousioura, e-mail: okoukous@geol.uoa.gr
Tel. +30 2107274461

TAXA/GROUP: Benthic Foraminifera, Coccolithophores (Calcareous Nannoplankton)

Search by ecosystem: Pelagic and Coastal marine ecosystems (Aegean Sea, Eastern Mediterranean)

Thematic search: Micropaleontology, Environmental Micropaleontology

Current research:  recent foraminifera as proxies of environmental health, pollution and other anthropogenic impacts, occurrence of the foraminifera Amphistegina in Greek waters,coccolithophore ecology/biodiversity, coccolithophore life-cycle associations, coccolithophores as environmental and paleoenvironmental proxies, coccolithophore primary productivity and export production


KOUTRAKIS Manos

National Agricultural Research Foundation, Fisheries Research Foundation, 640 07 Nea Peramos, Kavala, Greece

Contact: Dr Manos Koutrakis, e-mail:  koutrman@otenet.gr
Tel. +30 2594022692, FAX: +30 2594022222

TAXA/GROUP: fish/Astacidae, Mugilidae, Osteichthyes

Search by ecosystem: Brackish Water ecosystems, Coastal

Current research: Fisheries biology – Lagoons – Coastal Zones


KOUTSOUBAS Drosos

Dept. of Marine Science, Faculty of Environment, University of the Aegean, Mytilini, Lesvos isl., Greece

Contact: Prof. Drosos Koutsoubas, e-mail: drosos@aegean.gr

TAXA/GROUP: Mollusca, macrobenthic organisms

Search by ecosystem: Brackish Water ecosystems, Coastal and Deep Ecosystems

Thematic search: Marine Biodiversity, Coastal & Deep Sea Ecology, Wetlands Dynamics & Management, Invertebrate Fisheries Biology

Current research: Biodiversity dynamics in the terrestrial-marine ecotone in the NE Aegean Islands, Dynamics of Cephalopod Resources in the European Seas

 


KYTINOU Eleni
Institute of Oceanography, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, 46.7km Athinon-Souniou, 19013 Anavyssos, Greece
Contact: Ms Eleni Kytinou, e-mail: ekytinou@hcmr.gr, elenikitty@hotmail.com
Tel. +30 6978840581
TAXA/GROUP: megabenthos
Search by ecosystem: Greece, marine ecosystems
Thematic search: marine Ecology/Biology, Taxonomy/Systematics
Current research: megabenthos in Marine Protected Areas
Geographic areas: Greece

LEFKADITOU Eugenia

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Marine Biological Resources & Inland Waters, Aghios Kosmas, Helliniko, 16777 Athens, Greece

Contact: Dr Eugenia Lefkaditou, e-mail: teuthis@hcmr.gr

Tel. +30 2109856705, FAX: +30 2109811713

 


MALAQUIAS Manuel Antonio E.

Section of Taxonomy and Evolution, Department of Natural History, University Museum
of Bergen, University of Bergen, PB7800 5020 Bergen, Norway

Contact: Dr manuel Malaquias, e-mail: Manuel.Malaquias@uib.no
Tel: +47 55 58 25 82, http://www.uib.no/persons/Manuel.Malaquias;
http://manuelmalaquias.wix.com/malaquias

Area of expertise (key words): Biodiversity,  Biogeography, Marine ecology, Speciation

TAXA/GROUP: Mollusca, Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia, Heterobranchia, Cephalaspidea

Search by ecosystems: Coastal marine ecosystems, Coastal lagoons, Coral reefs, Reef
systems

Thematic search: Biodiversity, Malacology, Cephalaspidea
Geographic areas: Greece 

MANOUSIS Thanasis

O. Box 48K, 57500 Epanomi, Greece

Contact: Dr Thanasis Manousis, e-mail: thanasismanousis@gmail.com

TAXA/GROUP: Molluscs

Search by ecosystems: Hellenic marine ecosystems

Thematic search: biology, ecology, biodiversity, databases, collection and storage of Molluscs


MICHALOUDI Evangelia

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Biology, Dept. Zoology, Lab. Ichthyology, Box 134, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece

Contact: Dr. Evangelia Michaloudi, e-mail: tholi@bio.auth.gr
Tel. +30 2310998265, FAX: +30 2310998279

Area of expertise (key words): Freshwater, coastal, zooplankton

TAXA/GROUP: Rotifera, Cladocera, Copepoda

Search by ecosystem: Mediterranean inland waters, coastal areas

Thematic search: Species distribution, Systematics, Trophic food web interactions, management, restoration, water quality

Current research: Water quality of inland waters according to the WFD


MILIOU Anastasia

Archipelagos, Institute of Marine Conservation. P.O. Box 42, Pythagorio, 83 102, Samos, Greece

Contact: Anastasia Miliou, e-mail: a.miliou@archipelago.gr
Tel.: +30 22730-61191, (mobile): + 30 6974744949

Search by ecosystems: NE Mediterranean, Coastal ecosystems

Thematic search:  Fisheries research & co-management, Seagrass and coralligene, Marine mammals, Coastal zone management, Shipping risk


MINOS George

Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, School of Health & Medical Care, Department of Nursing, P.O. Box 141, 57400 Sindos, Thessaloniki, GREECE

Contact: Dr George Minos, Assistant Professor, e-mail: gminos@aqua.teithe.gr, gminos@otenet.gr
Tel. +30 2373026457, +30 2373065313, FAX: +30 2373026450

TAXA/GROUP: fish

Search by ecosystem: Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, Eastern Mediterranean

Thematic search: Ecology/Biology, species distribution, Taxonomy/Systematics  Biometry

Subject: Fisheries Biology, Fisheries biology, Lagoons


MPARDAKIS Georgios

Parodos Bakogianni 70, 71305 Herakleion Crete, Greece

Contact: Georgios Mpardakis, e-mail: mp_geo@hotmail.com
Tel. & FAX: +30 6947043959

TAXA/GROUP: Molluscs

Search by ecosystems: Hellenic marine ecosystems

Thematic search: ecology, biodiversity, databases, collection and storage of Molluscs


NALETAKI Maria

Institute of Oceanography, Hellenic Center for Marine Research (H.C.M.R.), Former American Base, Gournes, Iraklion

Contact: Ms Maria Naletaki, e-mail: mnalet@hcmr.gr
Tel. +30 2810337714, FAX: +30 337822
P.O. Box 2214,  71003, Iraklion, Crete, Greece

TAXA/GROUP: Decapoda (Crustacea)

Search by ecosystem: Coastal, Aegean Sea, Eastern Mediterranean

Thematic search: biology, species distribution, management, ecosystem dynamics


NICOLAIDOU Artemis

Dept. of Zoology-Marine Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Athens, 157 84 – Panepistimioupoli Zografou Greece

Contact: Prof. Artemis Nicolaidou, e-mail: anicol@biol.uoa.gr
Tel. +30 2107274359


OVALIS Panayiotis

Malacologist for Mediterranean & Aegean species, Dive Instructor (C.M.A.S)

Contact: Mr Panayiotis Ovalis, e-mail: ovalis66@windowslive.com
Tel. +30 2109415182
Agisilaou 37-39 Kallithea 17674, Athens,  Greece


ORFANIDIS  Sotiris

National Agricultural Research Foundation, Fisheries Research Foundation, 640 07 Nea Peramos, Kavala, Greece

Contact: Dr. Sotiris Orfanidis, Associate Researcher, e-mail (office): sorfanid@otenet.gr, (home): saorfan@otenet.gr
Tel. +30 2594029039, 22691-3, FAX: +30 2594022222

TAXA/GROUP: macroalgae, Caulerpa sp.

Search by ecosystem: Estuarine, Marine North Aegean ecosystems

Thematic search: Distribution, ecosystem impacts, management

Current research:Benthic macrophytes biondicators of water quality


PANAYOTIDIS Panayotis

Institute of Oceanography, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Mavro Lithari, 19013 Anavyssos, Greece

Contact: Dr Panayotis Panayotidis, e-mail: ppanag@hcmr.gr
Tel. +30 2291076371, FAX: +30 2291076323

TAXA/GROUP: Caulerpa sp., Stypopodium shimperi, Halophila stipulacea/ macroalgae

Search by ecosystem: coastal ecosystems

Thematic search: Human impact, management

Current research: Benthic macrophytes biondicators of water quality


PANCUCCI-PAPADOPOULOU Maria-Antonietta

Institute of Oceanography, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Mavro Lithari, 19013 Anavyssos, Greece

Contact: Dr Antonietta Pancucci-Papadopoulou, e-mail: apan@hcmr.gr
Tel. +30 2291076383, FAX: +30 2291076323

TAXA/GROUP: Echinoderma, Sipuncula, Amphipoda

Ecosystems: Marine benthos

Thematic search: Taxonomy Ecology, Zoogeography


PAPASTERGIADOU Eva

Assis. Professor of Plant Ecology & Ecosystems Management, Department of Biology, University of Patras, 26500, Patra, Greece

Contact: Prof. Eva Papastergiadou, Assistant Professor, e-mail: evapap@upatras.gr
Tel. +30 2610969245, FAX.: +30 2610969254, 969245

TAXA/GROUP: Macrophytes, Riparian & wetland vegetation

Search by ecosystem: Inland waters (lakes, rivers, ponds, wetlands) of N & W Greece, Coastal lagoons of W Greece, Rivers of Cyprus (Eastern Mediterranean).

Thematic search: Species distribution, indicators, biodiversity, ecosystem impacts, conservation, management

Research activity: Structural, functional and energetic aspects of lake and river communities. Biotic integrity of aquatic macrophytes: development of multivariate and multimetric indices to assess ecological quality in Mediterranean countries. Use of aquatic organism groups and species assemblages to detect human-induced ecological change. Aquatic and riparian vegetation: spatial patterns, environmental drivers and affects of human-driven stressors. Effects of climate changes on aquatic and wetland ecosystems. Landscape analysis using remote sensing techniques. Spatial and temporal variations of aquatic macrophytic communities and the importance of ecological scale.


PARASKEVOPOULOS Konstantinos

P.O. BOX 566, 57008 Ionia Thessaloniki, Greece

Contact: Konstantinos Paraskevopoulos, e-mail: paraskon@gmail.com
Tel. +30 6944770049, FAX: +30 2373026450

TAXA/GROUP: Molluscs

Search by ecosystems: Hellenic marine ecosystems

Thematic search: biology, ecology, biodiversity, databases


PERDIKARIS Costas

Dept Fisheries, Regional Unit of Thesprotia, Region of Epirus, P. Tsaldari 18, 46 100 Igoumenitsa, Greece

Contact: Dr Costas Perdikaris, e-mail: cperdik74@yahoo.gr

Area of expertise: invertebrates, freshwater crayfish, freshwater fish,

freshwater aquaculture, ornamental fish and crayfish

TAXA/GROUP: Crustacea, fishes

Search by ecosystem: Inland waters of Greece

Thematic search: Distribution, biodiversity, biogeography, alien species


PERISTERAKI Panayiota

Institute of Marine Biological Resources, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research,P.O.Box 2214, 71003,
Heraklion, Greece

Contact: Ms Panayiota Peristeraki, e-mail: notap@hcmr.gr
Tel. +30 2810337830, FAX: +30 2810337820

TAXA/GROUP: fish

Search by ecosystem: marine ecosystems

Thematic search: alien fish species


POURSANIDIS Dimitris

Foundation for Research and Technology, Hellas, Institute of Applied and Computational Mathematics,Vassilika Vouton, PO Box 1527, GR-71110,Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Contact: Mr Dimitris Poursanidis, e-mail: dpoursanidis@gmail.com

TAXA/GROUP: mollusca

Search by ecosystem: marine

Thematic search: zoogeography

Current research: GIS applications

 


RUSSO Paolo

Address: Santa Croce 421, 30135 – Venezia

President of the Italian Society of Malacology

Contact: Mr Paolo Russo, e-mail:    russorusso@virgilio.itpresidente@societaitalianadimalacologia.it

area of expertise : Biodiversity, Intertidal zone,  Mollusca, Gastropoda, Fasciolariidae,

Geographic areas: Mediterranean sea, Aegean Sea, Venice Lagoon

 


SALOMIDI Maria

Institute of Oceanography, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Mavro Lithari, 19013 Anavyssos, Greece

Contact: Dr Maria Salomidi, e-mail: msal@hcmr.gr
Tel. +30 2291076374, FAX: +30 2291076323

TAXA/GROUP: all taxa

Ecosystems: hard substrata

Thematic search: Taxonomy Ecology, Zoogeography


SINIS Apostolos

School of Biology, Aristoteleio University of Thessaloniki, 541 24 Thessaloniki, Greece

Contact: Prof. Apostolos Sinis, e-mail: asinis@bio.auth.gr

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SINI Maria

Department of Marine Sciences, University of the Aegean, 81100, Mytilene, Lesvos

Contact: Maria Sini, e-mail: mariasini@marine.aegean.gr

Area of expertise (key words): marine ecology, coralligenous, hard substrates, benthic communities, biodiversity

TAXA/GROUP: Anthozoa, Porifera, Mollusca, Macroalgae, Fish

Search by ecosystem: coralligenous, rocky reefs, marine ecosystems

Thematic search: marine ecology, biodiversity, zoogeography

Current Research: Diversity of coralligenous communities and ecology of gorgonian populations in the Aegean Sea.


SIMBOURA Nomiki

Institute of Oceanography, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Mavro Lithari, 19013 Anavyssos, Greece

Contact: Dr Mika Simboura, e-mail: msim@hcmr.gr
Tel. +30 2291076373, FAX: +30 2291076347

TAXA/GROUP: Polychaeta, Annelida

Search by ecosystem: marine ecosystems

Thematic search: Taxonomy, ecology, ecological status, impact assessment, biodiversity


SIOKOU Ioanna

Institute of Oceanography, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Mavro Lithari, 19013 Anavyssos, Greece

Contact: Dr Ioanna Siokou, e-mail: isiokou@hcmr.gr

Tel. +30 2291076368, FAX: +30 2291076347

TAXA/GROUP: marine copepods and cladocerans

Search by ecosystem: marine ecosystems (offshore and coastal)

Thematic search: community composition, species distribution

Current research: Mesozooplankton community composition in the Aegean Sea, monitoring of mesozooplankton communities in Saronikos and Thermaikos Gulf, occurrence of the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in Greek waters.


SKOUFAS Georgios

Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Department of Fisheries and Aquacultures Technology, 1 N. Miltiadi Str., P.O. Box. 157, 63200, N. Moudania, Chalkidiki, Greece

Contact: Dr Georgios Skoufas, Associate Professor, e-mail: skoufas@aqua.teithe.gr, gskoufas@hotmail.com
Tel. +30 2373026457, +30 2373026458, (mobile) +30 6939030881, FAX: +30 2373026450

Area of expertise (key words): marine biology, marine protected fauna and flora, diving tourism, in situ monitoring of organisms, fishes ethology

TAXA/GROUP: anthozoa, labridae, posidonia meadows

Search by ecosystem: marine and transitional waters

Thematic search: Ecology, nondestructive methods of monitoring, in situ observation, development of diving tourism

Current research: Selection of areas and habitats for diving tourism, diving trails, in situ monitoring of protected species


SPATHARIS Sofie

Department of Marine Sciences, School of the Environment, University of the Aegean, University Hill 81 100 Mytilene, Greece

Contact: Dr Sofie Spatharis, e-mail: spathari@marine.aegean.gr
Tel. +30 2251036835

Area of expertise (key words): HABs, plankton, ecology, taxonomy, dynamics

TAXA/GROUP: cyanobacteria, dinoflagellates, diatoms

Search by ecosystem: coastal marine, brackish

Thematic search: Dynamics and ecology of HAB species (e.g. Trichodesmium, Pseudo-nitzschia, Alexandrium). Triggering factors leading to HAB formation. Diversity variability of HAB species in relation to environmental factors. Erythrean invaders.


STREFTARIS Nikos

Institute of Oceanography, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Mavro Lithari, 19013 Anavyssos, Greece

Contact: Mr Nikos Streftaris, e-mail: nstrefta@hcmr.gr
Tel. +30 2291076381, FAX: +30 2291076347

TAXA/GROUP: all marine

Search by ecosystem: marine ecosystems (offshore and coastal)

Thematic search: species distribution, European NIS

Current research: mollusca


THEODOROU John

Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture Technology, Technological Educational Institution (TEI) of Mesolonghi, Nea Ktiria, GR 30200, Mesolonghi, Greece

TAXA/GROUP: Bivalves Shellfish Molluscs

Search by ecosystem: Estuarine, Coastal

Thematic search: Species distribution, ecosystem impacts (interactions with native species), Risk Assessment

Current research: “Invasion of the Pearl Oyster Pinctada radiata (Leach 1814) in Maliakos Gulf, Central East Greece (Aegean Sea)”


THESSALOU-LEGAKI Maria

Dept. of Zoology-Marine Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Athens, 157 84 – Panepistimioupoli Zografou Greece

Contact: Prof. Maria Thessalou-Legaki, e-mail: mthessal@biol.uoa.gr
Tel. +30 210727639

TAXA/GROUP: Decapods

Search by ecosystem: Coastal marine ecosystems

Thematic search: Biology of decapod crustaceans

Current research: Benthic ecology: community structure and effects of environmental factors including pollution and other anthropogenic impacts


TRIANTAFYLLIDIS Alexander

School of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece

Contact: Dr Alexander Triantafyllidis, e-mail: atriant@bio.auth.gr
Tel. +30 2310998301, FAX: +30 2310998256

TAXA/GROUP: freshwater and marine fish, crustacea, zooplankton, Pinctada

Ecosystem: marine

Thematic search: population genetics, conservation, molecular markers

Current Research: “Artemia Biodiversity”, “Pinctada radiata: an invading bioindicator in the Mediterranean”


ΤRIANTAPHYLLOU Maria

Dept. of Historical Geology-Paleontology, Faculty of Geology & Geoenvironment, University of Athens, 157 84 – Panepistimioupoli Zografou Greece

Contact: Prof. Maria Triantaphyllou, e-mail: mtriant@geol.uoa.gr
Tel. +30 2107274893

TAXA/GROUP: Coccolithophores (Calcareous Nannoplankton), Benthic Foraminifera

Search by ecosystem: Pelagic and Coastal marine ecosystems (Aegean Sea, Eastern Mediterranean)

Thematic search: Micropaleontology, Environmental Micropaleontology

Current research:  coccolithophore ecology/biodiversity, coccolithophore life-cycle associations, coccolithophores as environmental and paleoenvironmental proxies, coccolithophore primary productivity and export production, recent foraminifera as proxies of environmental health, pollution and other anthropogenic impacts, occurrence of the foraminifer Amphistegina in Greek waters

 


TRINGALI Lionello Paolo

address: Via Elio Lampridio Cerva 100, I-00143, Rome, Italy

contact: Mr Lionello Tringali, e-mail: lionello.tringali@libero.it

Tel: +39-3479188215

area of expertise (key words): Molluscan systematics: Cephalaspidean systematics; Lessepsian Mollusca

taxa/group: Mollusca; Cephalaspidea

Geographic areas: Italy, Greece, Turkey


TSIAMIS Costas

European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre, EASIN – European Alien Species Information Network, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Joint Research Centre, Via E. Fermi 2749, I-21027 Ispra (VA), Italy

Contact: Dr Costas Tsiamis, e-mail: kostas.tsiamis@gmail.com

TAXA/GROUP: phytobenthos

Search by ecosystem: coastaL marine ecosystems

Thematic search: species distribution

Current research: macroalgae


TSIRIKA Anastasia

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment, Department of Agriculture, Laboratory of Remote Sensing & GIS, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece

Contact: Dr Anastasia Tsirika, Laboratory Teaching Staff, e-mail: atsirika@agro.auth.gr
Tel. +30 2310991758, FAX: +30 2310991778

Area of expertise (key words): phytosociology, marine botany, analysis of habitats, innovative technologies in monitoring of marine macrophytes

TAXA/GROUP: macroalgae,phanerogams, alien species of macrophytes

Search by ecosystem: marine and transitional waters

Thematic search: Ecology, taxonomy, phytosociology, mapping, blooms’ monitoring

Current research:Remote sensing and image spectroscopy in monitoring of benthic phytocommunities


TZOMOS Theodoros

Department of Zoology, School of Biology, Aristoteleio University of  Thessaloniki, 541 24 Thessaloniki, Greece

Contact: Tzomos Thanasis, e-mail: ttzomos@bio.auth.gr
Tel. +30 2310998357, FAX: +30 2310998269

Area of expertise (key words): Taxonomy

TAXA/GROUP: Mollusca, Decapoda Crustacea, Pisces

Ecosystem: Fresh water and Marine Aegean Sea ecosystems, Eastern Mediterranean

Thematic search: Taxonomy, Zoogeography, Feeding habits

Current research: Progress of Lessepsian immigratory current


TZOVENIS Ioannis

School of Science, Faculty of Biology,Department of Ecology & Systematics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis 15701 Athens Greece

Contact: Dr IoannisTzovenis E-mail: itzoveni@biol.uoa.gr

Area of expertise (key words):phytoplankton, biotechnology

TAXA/GROUP: algae

Search by ecosystem: coastal marine

Thematic search: Feed Additives, Algae Culture, Algae Biotechnology, Phytoplankton Ecology, and Environmental Sustainability


VARDAKAS Leonidas

Institute of Marine Biological Resources & Inland Waters, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, 19013 Anavissos, Attica, Greece

Contact: Leonidas Vardakas, e-mail: louisvard@gmail.com
Tel. +30 2291076395, (mobile) +30 6970102607  

TAXA/GROUP: Freshwater fish

Search by ecosystem: Streams, rivers, lakes

Thematic search: Species distribution, ecology, biology


VARDALA-THEODOROU Galatia -Evdoxia

Hydrobiological Dpt., Goulandris Natural History Museum- GAIA Centre, 100, Othonos St., 14562, Kifissia, Greece

Contact: Dr Evdokia Vardala-Theodorou, e-mail: evard@gnhm.gr
Tel. +30 2108015870 ext.510, FAX: +210 8080674

TAXA/GROUP: Mollusca

Search by ecosystem: coastal, marine

Thematic search: Marine Molluscs, Recent and Fossil (Quaternary). Systematic, Biodiversity, Zoogeography, Ecology and Palaeoecology, Museology


 

VASSILOPOULOU Vassiliki

Institute of Marine Biological Resources, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Agios Kosmas, 16777 Helliniko, Greece

Contact: Dr Vassiliki Vassilopoulou, Research Director, e-mail: celia@hcmr.gr
Tel.: +30-2109856706, FAX: +30 2109811713

TAXA/GROUP: fish

Search by ecosystem: marine

Thematic search: zoogeography


VERRIOPOULOS George

School of Science, Faculty of Biology, Department of Zoology – Marine Biology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Panepistimiopolis 15701 Athens Greece

Contact: Prof. George Verriopoulos, e-mail: gverriop@biol.uoa.gr

Area of expertise (key words): zooplancton

TAXA/GROUP: copepods

Search by ecosystem: coastal marine

Thematic search: Population Dynamics, life cycle, fertility, mortality, sex determination, biometrics, bioaccumulation, detoxification, addiction, food consumption, oxygen consumption, metabolites, growth rates, and energy balance in combination with environmental factors


VOUTSIADOU Eleni

Department of Zoology, School of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece

Contact: Dr Eleni Voultsiadou, e-mail: elvoults@bio.auth.gr
Tel. +30 2310998321, FAX: +30 2310998269

Research interests: Marine biodiversity: taxonomy, zoogeography and ecology of sponges (Porifera) and other Mediterranean invertebrates (crustaceans, mollusks, ascidians) Structure and distribution of benthic marine communities Fisheries biology and stock assessment of benthic commercial invertebrates Marine ecosystem engineering – symbiotic relationships in marine invertebrates Human impact on marine environment – Marine protected areas History and Philosophy of Biology, Paleoethnozoology, Zoological terminology and nomenclature.

Current research: Biodiversity of Mediterranean marine caves, Sponges as ecosystem engineers, Taxonomy of bath sponges


ZENETOS Argyro

Institute of Marine Biological Resourses, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Mavro Lithari, 19013 Anavyssos, Greece

Contact: Dr Argyro Zenetos, e-mail: zenetos@hcmr.gr
Tel. +30 2109856701, FAX: +30 2109811713

TAXA/GROUP: molluscs, zoobenthos

Search by ecosystems: Mediterranean Sea, Greek ports, marine ecosystems

Thematic search: biodiversity, databases, information systems

Geographic areas: Greece, Cyprus, Mediterranean, European Seas


ZERVOUDAKI Soultana

Institute of Oceanography, Hellenic Center for Marine Research, 712, 19013 Anavissos Attica, Greece

Contact: Dr Soultana Zervoudaki, e-mail: tanya@hcmr.gr
Tel. +30 2291076374, FAX: +30302291076347.

TAXA/GROUP: mesozooplankton, copepods, Mnemiopsis

Search by ecosystem: marine pelagic ecosystems

Thematic search: Marine plankton ecology, distribution, production, taxonomy, ecophysiology of copepods, food web dynamics, vertical fluxes, zooplankton resting eggs.

Current Research: Copepod response to ocean acidification, heavy metals and hypoxia.


ZOGARIS Stamatis

Institute of Inland Waters, Hellenic Center for Marine Research (H.C.M.R.), Hellenic Center for Marine Research,
46,7 km Athens-Sounio, Anavissos, Attiki, 19013, Greece

Contact: Dr Stamatis Zogaris, e-mail: zogaris@hcmr.gr
Tel. +30 2291076393, (mobile) +30 6932000010 , FAX: +30 2291076323

TAXA/GROUP: fish, birds, plants

Search by ecosystem: wetlands, riparian zones, rivers, coasts

Thematic search: biogeography, species distribution, natural history

Current research: “Freshwater biogeography of the southern Balkans”, “Riparian zone vegetation”;”Biotic typology of mountain streams”;” Rapid assessment indicators in aquatic and terrestrial environments”, “Conservation education”