Venezia, Istituto della Dinamica delle Grandi Masse

Trieste, Laboratorio di Biologia Marina



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Facolta di Medecina Veterinaria
UniversitÓ degli Studi di Bari
Strada Prove. Le per Casamassima, km3
70010 Valenzano   ITALY
Tel : + 39 080 544 60 66
Fax : + 39 080 544 60 63
Email :
Web Site :
Director : Prof. Giuseppe O. Marcotrigiano

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

Main sectors of research
marine biotoxins, marine pollution, bio-accumulation

Current major projects
* hazard prevention and control in the production and consumption of foods of animal origin ;
* cellular and systemic modulation of antioxidant response in relation to environment pollutants and nutritional factors

Number of local permanent staff
scientists : 5 others : 7

Indoor surface area (m2) available for
research : 400 teaching : 50
others :

Conference room
no yes (number of seats : 80 )

Research vessel(s)
less than 12 m in length; number of vessels :
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
marine and lacustrine ecosystems

Areas of taxonomic expertise

Specimen collections
yes no
  Brief description :
    fishes (pelagic and benthic), marine mammals, crustaceans and bivalve molluscs

Hosting facilities for visiting scientists
yes no

Training courses
yes no
post-graduate school in marine biology and biotechnologies applied to fishing and waterculture ; advanced course in residues in food

Capacity and brief description of library
chemistry, biochemistry treatises, scientific revues

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


CIESM Guide of Marine Research Institutes