Fano, Laboratorio di Biologia Marina e Pesca

Bari, Laboratorio di Biologia Marina



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Fondazione Centro Ricerche Marine
Viale A. Vespucci, 2
47042 Cesenatico   ITALY
Tel : + 39 054 780 278
Fax : + 39 054 775 094
Email :
Web Site :
Director : Dr Anna Milandri

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

Main sectors of research
systematics & taxonomy, living resources (e.g. fisheries, aquaculture), ecotoxicology, microbiology

Current major projects
  • Interreg IIIA Adria-Safe (starting date: 2003; duration: 3 years)
  • Molluscs' production and monitoring (starting date: 2004; duration: 2 years)

  • Number of local permanent staff
    scientists : 6 others : 4

    Indoor surface area (m2) available for
    research : 600 teaching : 200
    others :

    Conference room
    no yes (number of seats : )

    Research vessel(s)
    less than 12 m in length; number of vessels :
    more than 12 m in length; number of vessels : 1
    Brief description of vessels and on board scientific equipment :
    Mn 'Daphne II': cruising speed 20 knots; overall length 17,25 m; technical personnel 10 maximum.
    * Equipment: plankton samplers, CTD

    Other major research facilities and equipment
    inverted microscopes (also with epifluorescence), biotoxin analysis equipment, 2 HPLC systems, fluorometers, spectrophotometers, centrifuges, evaporators, microplate reader, water baths, incubators, autoclaves

    Ecosystem types available nearby
    pelagic, benthonic and internal waters

    Areas of taxonomic expertise
    biological, chemical, microbiological parameters

    Specimen collections
    yes no
      Brief description :

    Hosting facilities for visiting scientists
    yes no

    Training courses
    yes no
    field courses, workshops

    Capacity and brief description of library
    books on biotoxin

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


    CIESM Guide of Marine Research Institutes