San Pedro del Pinatar, Centro Oceanografico de Murcia - I E O

Puerto de Mazarron, Centro Oceanografico de Murcia - I E O



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Poligono Rio San Pedro s/n
11510 Puerto Real   SPAIN
Tel : + 34 956 832 612
Fax : + 34 956 834 701
Email :
Web Site :
Director : Dr María del Carmen Sarasquete Reiriz

Type of activities
research only academic, education
policy/planning envir. monitoring

Main sectors of research
marine biology, aquaculture, marine chemistry, ecotoxicology

Current major projects
marine fish aquaculture ; microalgae physiology ; benthic communities ; heavy metals contamination

Number of local permanent staff
scientists : 10 others : 12

Indoor surface area (m2) available for
research : 3000 teaching :
others :

Conference room
no yes (number of seats : 70 )

Research vessel(s)
less than 12 m in length; number of vessels : 1
more than 12 m in length; number of vessels :
Brief description of vessels and on board scientific equipment :

Other major research facilities and equipment

Ecosystem types available nearby
saltmarshes, estuarine

Areas of taxonomic expertise

Specimen collections
yes no
  Brief description :

Hosting facilities for visiting scientists
yes no

Training courses
yes no

Capacity and brief description of library
volumes : 1600 ; scientifical publications subscriptions : 28 ; net Cd-Rom consulting

Type of research institution
governmental, national governmental, local
international academic
private other:


CIESM Guide of Marine Research Institutes