Laleli Istanbul, Istanbul University Fisheries Lab.

Istanbul, TUDAV Institute



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Baku Bulv. 32
35340 Inciralti - Izmir   TURKEY
Tel : + 90 232 278 65 25/65 15
Fax : + 90 232 278 50 82
Email :
Web Site :
Director : Prof. Dr. Erdeniz Özel

Type of activities
research only academic, education
policy/planning long term monitoring
other: conservation & protection

Main sectors of research
coastal ecology, systematics & taxonomy, living resources (e.g. fisheries, aquaculture), ecotoxicology, microbiology, hydrological processes, water quality & pollution, environmental impact assessment, climate & climate change, ocean circulation, geomorphological processes, tectonic & volcanic processes, geohazards, science-based archaeology, environmental monitoring (monitoring of pollution & biodiversity)

Current major projects

Number of local permanent staff
scientists : 49 others : 7

Indoor surface area (m2) available for
research : 500 teaching : 100
others :

Conference room
no yes (number of seats : 130 )

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 :
our research vessel 'K-Piri Reis' is fully equiped to conduct research in physical, chemical and biological oceanography, as well as marine geology

Other major research facilities and equipment
SeaWifs ground station, fully equiped chemical and biological labs

Ecosystem types available nearby
Aegean Sea, coastal and estuarine type ecosystems

Areas of taxonomic expertise
zooplankton, phytoplankton, pelagic fishes, zoobenthos, phytobenthos

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
5000 books and reports ; 30 periodicals

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


CIESM Guide of Marine Research Institutes