Laleli Istanbul, Istanbul University Fisheries Lab.


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Karadeniz Technical University
Trabzon   TURKEY
Tel : + 90 462 752 28 05
Fax : + 90 462 752 21 58
Email :
Web Site :
Director : Dr Kadir Seyhan

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

Main sectors of research
biological oceanography, chemical oceanography, integrated coastal zone management

Current major projects
fisheries, monitoring and modelling of pollution in the Eastern Black Sea of Turkey

Number of local permanent staff
scientists : 5 others : 4

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

Conference room
no yes (number of seats : 50 )

Research vessel(s)
less than 12 m in length; number of vessels : 2
more than 12 m in length; number of vessels : 1
Brief description of vessels and on board scientific equipment :
fully equipment for chemical and biological research ;
'R/V Denar 1' : all chemical, biological sampling equipment, etc.

Other major research facilities and equipment
wet lab. for fisheries with full of necessary equipments

Ecosystem types available nearby
nearshore and offshore Black Sea

Areas of taxonomic expertise

Specimen collections
yes no
  Brief description :

Hosting facilities for visiting scientists
yes no
up to 10

Training courses
yes no

Capacity and brief description of library
25000 books related to marine ecology, fisheries, oceanography and 5 journals

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


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