News

   July 2018
A workshop on Marine Ecosystem Modelling is organized at the School of Biology by the Marine Fisheries and Fish Biology group of the Laboratory of Ichthyology (AC Tsikliras,D Dimarchopoulou, A Pardalou). The workshop is part of the working packages lead by AUTh within the Horizon 2020 project Odyssea.

   June 2018
A Pardalou was interviewed by K. Christofilidou, environmental journalist of ECONEWS (a television show of SKAI TV)on the marine mammal distribution in the Greek Seas and the aerial monitoring in which the Marine Fisheries and Fish Biology group of the Laboratory of Ichthyology (A Pardalou) is involved. The show is available here (9-6-2018 16:30min).

Daniel Pauly gave an inspirational speech on oxygen limitation entitled “Fish must breathe: outline of the Gill-Oxygen Limitation Theory – GOLT” during the 12th Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries organized by HCMR in Corfu and AC Tsikliras had the honor to introduce him to the audience.

D Dimarchopoulou was awarded the best oral presentation prize (“Positive effects of long-term fishing restrictions on three commercial demersal fishes of Thermaikos Gulf (Aegean Sea, Greece)”) in the 12th Symposium of Oceanography and Fisheries organized by HCMR in Corfu.

   May 2018
AC Tsikliras and D Dimarchopoulou were interviewed by E Poimenidou and C Arvanitidis, journalists of KATHIMERINA KAI APLA (a television show of ET3 TV)on the fisheries restrictions applied in Thermaikos Gulf and the status of fish stocks in the area. The show is available here (24-5-2018 52:10min).

AC Tsikliras and D Dimarchopoulou were interviewed by A Bousdoukou, journalist of TORA (atelevision show of SKAI TV)on the fisheries restrictions applied in Thermaikos Gulf and the status of fish stocks in the area. The show is available here (22-5-2018).

AC Tsikliras was interviewed by K. Christofilidou, environmental journalist of ECONEWS (a television show of SKAI TV)on the status and exploitation of marine fisheries in Greece. The show is available here (12-5-2018).

   April 2018
Members of the Zooplankton Group of the Laboratory of Ichthyology organized a lab session in DNA Day annual activity of the School of Biology. Photos are available here.

   February 2018
A short film on discarding and fisheries management was created for disseminating the results of the Horizon 2020 project DiscardLess. The Marine Fisheries and Fish Biology group of the Laboratory of Ichthyology (AC Tsikliras) was involved in modeling the effects of landing obligation on ecosystem (Thermaikos Gulf) and economics. Watch the film here.

   January 2018
Members of the Laboratory of Ichthyology (AC Tsikliras and KI Stergiou, also Director of the Institute of Marine Biological Resources and Inland Waters of the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research) were invited by the Environment Committee of the Greek Parliament to present their workand views on the status of marine fish and invertebrate stocks and their management. The entire session was broadcasted by the TV channel of the Parliament (Vouli TV) and is available here (Tsikliras from 26:40 for 7-8 minutes and Stergiou from 35:00).

   June 2017
Members of the Laboratory of Ichthyology participated in the educational event University for children: the secrets of the sea… and other explorations organized by the Municipality of Kavala and the Public Benefit Organisation of the City of Kavala (DIMOFELIA).

   February 2017
The results of the most extensive assessment of European stocks were presented in the European Parliament by Rainer Froese, Principal investigator of the OCMSY project. Members of the Marine Fisheries and Fish Biology group of the Laboratory of Ichthyology (AC Tsikliras and D Dimarchopoulou) were responsible for the assessment of Mediterranean fish and invertebrate stocks. The entire session is available here.

   The Laboratory of Ichthyology co-organized the 15th (Thessaloniki) and 16th (Kavala) Hellenic Conference of Ichthyology.