University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Prof. Marina Piria, PhD

Prof. Marina Piria, PhD

Department of Fisheries, Beekeeping, Game management and Spec. zoology
Office location: Bijela vila
phone: +385 1 239 3875
e-mail: mpiria ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: Croatian, English
Consultations: Monday from 10.00-11.00 am

Academic qualifications

  • 2003 - 2007: DSc
  • 1999 - 2003: MSc
  • 1991 - 1997: BSc

Employment and work experience

  • 2017 - : University of zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Full professor
  • 2012 - 2017: University of zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Associate professor
  • 2008 - 2012: University of zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Assistant professor
  • 2003 - 2007: University of zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Assistant
  • 1999 - 2003: University of zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Junior assistant

Teaching

Research interests

  • Freshwater ecology
  • Invasive fish species
  • Fish biology
  • Ichthyology
  • Marine shelfish ecology
  • Morphometry

Training and research experience

  • 05. 12. 2017. - 05. 12. 2017.: Massey University Institute of Agriculture and Environment, Palmerston North, New Zealand (scientific)
  • 05. 12. 2017. - 05. 12. 2017.: University of South Bohemia, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic (scientific)
    Multivariate analysis of ecological data – advanced course
  • 05. 12. 2017. - 24. 02. 2007.: University of South Bohemia, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic (scientific)
    Multivariate analysis of ecological data
  • 29. 06. 2017. - 15. 08. 2017.: Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand (scientific)

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Klimatske promjene i invazivne vrste – utvrđivanje utjecaja na bioraznoliost nativnih slatkovodnih rakova i pastrva i njihova konzervacija Croatian science foundation in progress
Utjecaj ksenobiotika i stresora na autohtone životinjske vrste i njihove nusproizvode Sveučilište u Zagrebu in progress
Aquatic Invasive Species in Europe Other in progress
Gastrointestinal microbiota composition of topmouth gudgeon Pseudorasbora parva (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) in native (China) and non-native (Croatia) environment MZO in progress
Managing the effects of multiple stressors on aquatic ecosystems under water scarcity FP7 in progress
Naseljavanje, migracije, kondicija i prehrana ugrožene jegulje (Anguilla anguilla) u mediteranskim ekosustavima Hrvatske i Crne Gore Bilateralni, MZOS - Crna Gora in progress
Stanje raznolikosti potočne pastrve u vodama dunavskog sliva i ribarsko-konzervacijske implikacije MZO in progress
Identifikacija stresora na autohtone životinjske vrste i utjecaj na nusprodukte njihova metabolizma Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Utjecaj ekoloških faktora na ihtiofaunu rijeke Save Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Utjecaj zavisnih ekoloških i antropogenih čimbenika na nativnu ihtiofaunu rijeke Save Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Biološki aspekti u slatkovodnom ribarstvu i lovstvu MZOS finished
Comparison of organic fish production in China and Croatia MZO finished

Publications

  • Gavrilović, A., Piria, M., Guo, X.Z., Jug-Dujaković, J., Ljubučić, A., Krkić, A., Iveša, N., Marshall, B.A., Gardner, J.P.A. (2017): First evidence of establishment of the rayed pearl oyster, Pinctada imbricata radiata (Leach, 1814), in the eastern Adriatic Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.10.045
  • Piria, M., Simonović, P., Nikolić,V., Ristovska, M., Apostolou, A., Adrović, A., Povž, M., Zanella, D., Mrdak, D., Milošević, D., Vardakas, L., Koutsikos, N., Kalogianni, E., Gregori, A., Kostov, V., Škrijelj, R., Korro, K., Bakiu, R., Tarkan, A.S., Joy, M.K. (2017): Alien freshwater fish species in the Balkans – vectors and pathways of introduction. Fish and fisheries, DOI:10.1111/faf.12242
  • Piria, M., Copp, G.H., Dick, J.T.A., Duplić, A., Groom, Q., Jelić, D., Lucy, F.E., Roy, H.E., Sarat, E., Simonović, P., Tomljanović, T., Tricarico, E., Weinlander, M., Adamek, Z., Bedolfe, S., Coughlan, N.E., Dobrzycka-Krahel, A., Grgić, Z., Gulsun Kirankaya, S., Ekmekçi, F.G., Lajtner, J., Lukas, J., Koutsikos, N., Mennen, G.J., Mitić, B., Pastorino, P., Ruokonen, T.J., Skóra, M.E., Smith, E.R.C., Šprem, N., Tarkan, A.S., Treer, T., Vardakas, L., Vehanen, T., Vilizzi, L., Zanella, D. and. Caffrey J.M. (2017). Tackling invasive alien species in Europe II: threats and opportunities until 2020. Management of Biological invasions, 8, 273-286.
  • Pofuk, M., Zanella, D., Piria, M. (2017): An overview of the translocated native and non-native fish species in Croatia: pathways, impacts and management. Management of Biological invasions, 8, 425–435.
  • Simonović, P., Piria, M., Zuliani, T., Ilić, M., Marinković, N., Kračun-Kolarević, M., Paunović, M. (2017): Characterization of sections of the Sava River based on fish community structure. Science of the Total Environment, 574, 264–271.
  • Piria, M., Povž, M., Vilizzi, L., Zanella, D., Simonović, P., Copp, G. H. (2016): Risk screening of non-native freshwater fishes in Croatia and Slovenia using FISK (Fish Invasiveness Screening Kit). Fisheries Management and Ecology, 23: 21–31. doi: 10.1111/fme.12147

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/257766

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=0f7BKpEAAAAJ&hl=en

Other professional activities

  • 2003: European Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Advisory Commission (EIFAAC)
    Technical and Scientific Committee