Andrea Rezić, PhD

Senior Expert Associate SZVO
Division for Animal Sciences
Department of Fisheries, Apiculture, Wildlife management and special Zoology
Office location: Bijela Vila
Phone: +385 1 239 3977
Email: arezic ( at )
Languages: Croatian, English

Academic qualifications

  • 2017 - 2022: PhD
    Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
    Genetic assessment of Balkan chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra balcanica, Bolkay, 1925) populations status: the basis for conservation measures
  • 2011 - 2014: Master's degree
    Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
    Geometric variability in the skull form of European wildcat (Felis silvestris Schreber, 1775) in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina

Employment and work experience

  • 2017 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
  • 2014 - 2017: EUROFISH RIBA d.o.o

Research interests

  • Population genetics
  • Geometric morphometrics

Training and research experience

  • 2019/05/24 - 2019/07/26: Univerza na Primorskem Fakulteta za matematiko, naravoslovje in informacijske tehnologije Koper Slovenija (expert)
  • 2018/10/22 - 2018/12/22: Univerza na Primorskem Fakulteta za matematiko, naravoslovje in informacijske tehnologije Koper Slovenija (expert)
  • 2018/01/15 - 2018/02/25: University of Primorska Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies Koper Slovenia (expert)



Title Funding Duration AFZ role
RESponsible research and innovation grounding practices in BIOSciencies Horizon 2020 2020/01/01 - 2022/12/31 partner
Klimatske promjene i invazivne vrste – utvrđivanje utjecaja na bioraznoliost nativnih slatkovodnih rakova i pastrva i njihova konzervacija Croatian science foundation 2017/03/01 - 2021/02/28 partner


  • Safner. T., Buzan, E., Iacolina, L., Potušek, S., Rezić, A., Sindičić, M., Kavcic, K., Šprem, N. (2020) Microsatellite based assignment reveals history of extirpated mountain ungulate. Genetica ('s-Gravenhage) 148: 41-46. DOI: 10.1007/s10709-020-00084-5
  • Piria, M., Špelić, I., Rezić, A., Šprem, N. (2020) Morphological traits and condition of brown trout Salmo trutta from Žumberak and Samobor mountain streams (in Croatian with english abstract). Journal of Central European Agriculture 21:231-245.
  • Safner, T., Buzan, E., Rezic, A., Šprem, N. (2019). Small-scale spatial genetic structure of Alpine chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra) in Northern Dinarides. European Journal of Wildlife Research 65: 23-29.
  • Piria, M., Simonovic, P., Zanella, D., Caleta, M., Šprem, N., Paunović, M., Tomljanović, T., Gavrilovic, A., Pecina, M., Špelic, I., Matulić, D., Rezić, A., Aničić, I., Safner, R., Treer, T. (2019) Long-term analysis of fish assemblage structure in the middle section of the Sava River - The impact of pollution, flood protection and dam construction. Science of The Total Environment 651:143-153.
  • Kavčić, K., Safner, T., Rezić, A., Ugarković, D., Konjević, D., Orsanić, M., Šprem, N. (2019) Can antler stage represent an activity driver in axis deer Axis axis? Wildlife biology 1: 1-7.
  • Rezić, A., Bošković, I., Lubinu, P., Piria, M., Florijančić, T., Scandura, M., Šprem, N. (2017) Dimorphism in the Skull Form of Golden Jackals (Canis aureus Linnaeus, 1758) in the Western Balkans: A Geometric Morphometric Approach. Pakistan journal of zoology (0030-9923) 49, 3; 989-997. doi:10.17582/journal.pjz/2017.49.3.989.997

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