Cesenatico, Lab. di Riferimento Naz. per le Biotossine Marine

Ancona, Istituto di Ricerche sulla Pesca Marittima



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Molo Pizzoli (Porto)
70123 Bari   ITALY
Tel : + 39 0805 211 200
Fax : + 39 0805 213 486
Email : biologia.marina@teseo.it
Web Site :
Director : Prof. Giovanni Marano

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

Main sectors of research
fisheries, pollution

Current major projects
* GRUND (about demersal fisheries) ;
* large and small pelagic fishes and other about molluscs and pollution

Number of local permanent staff
scientists : 15 others : 20

Indoor surface area (m2) available for
research : 400 teaching : 100
others : 1000

Conference room
no yes (number of seats : 40 )

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 :
radar, ecosonar

Other major research facilities and equipment
multiparametric probe, plankton nets, GPS, grabs, esperimental trawlnets, gill net, foto/video water resistant instruments, computers, microscopes, instruments for chemical analysis

Ecosystem types available nearby
sea, lagoon

Areas of taxonomic expertise
fishes, molluscs, phytoplankton, zooplankton, turtles, cetaceans

Specimen collections
yes no
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Hosting facilities for visiting scientists
yes no

Training courses
yes no

Capacity and brief description of library
about 500 volumes ;
subjects covered : zoology, ecology, chemistry, geography, microbiology, histology

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


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