Prof. Marina Piria, PhD

Prof. Marina Piria, PhD

Professor
Division for Animal Sciences
Department of Fisheries, Apiculture, Wildlife management and special Zoology
Office location: Bijela vila
Phone: +385 1 239 3875
Email: 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

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

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Aquatic Invasive Species in Europe Other 2016/12/01 - 2025/12/31 coordinator
Conservation of freshwater mussels: a pan-European approach EU programi 2019/10/25 - 2023/10/25 partner
Stanje raznolikosti potočne pastrve u vodama dunavskog sliva i ribarsko-konzervacijske implikacije MZO 2019/05/01 - 2021/04/30 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
Gastrointestinal microbiota composition of topmouth gudgeon Pseudorasbora parva (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) in native (China) and non-native (Croatia) environment MZO 2018/01/31 - 2020/02/01 coordinator
Managing the effects of multiple stressors on aquatic ecosystems under water scarcity FP7 2014/02/01 - 2019/01/31 partner
Rast i zdravstveni status riba pri zamjeni ribljeg brašna različitim izvorima proteina u ribljoj hrani MZO 2015/01/01 - 2017/12/31 coordinator
Naseljavanje, migracije, kondicija i prehrana ugrožene jegulje (Anguilla anguilla) u mediteranskim ekosustavima Hrvatske i Crne Gore Bilateralni, MZOS - Crna Gora 2015/03/01 - 2016/12/31 partner
The Comparative Study of Genus Cobitis from Croatia and China based on Morphological and Genetic Analysis Bilateralni, MZOS - Kina 2015/05/01 - 2016/05/01 partner
Comparison of organic fish production in China and Croatia MZO 2012/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator
Biološki aspekti u slatkovodnom ribarstvu i lovstvu MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator

development

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Upravljanje vlažnim staništima razvojem sustava integriranog multisenzornog monitoringa EU programi 2020/08/17 - 2023/08/17 partner

teaching

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Educational Capacity Strengthening for Risk Management of Non-native Aquatic Species in Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro) Erasmus+ 2020/10/01 - 2022/10/31 partner

university support

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Utjecaj ksenobiotika i stresora na autohtone životinjske vrste i njihove nusproizvode Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2017/01/01 - 2017/12/31 coordinator
Identifikacija stresora na autohtone životinjske vrste i utjecaj na nusprodukte njihova metabolizma Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2016/01/01 - 2016/12/31 coordinator
Utjecaj zavisnih ekoloških i antropogenih čimbenika na nativnu ihtiofaunu rijeke Save Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2015/01/01 - 2015/12/31 coordinator
Utjecaj ekoloških faktora na ihtiofaunu rijeke Save Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2013/10/01 - 2014/06/30 coordinator

Publications

  • Piria, M., Zanella, D., Marčić, Z., Ćaleta, M., Horvatić, S., Jakšić, G., Buj, I., Paunović, M., Simonović, P., Mustafić, P. (2021). Has the racer goby Babka gymnotrachelus (Kessler, 1857) failed to invade the Danube tributaries, the Sava and Drava Rivers? Fundamental and Applied Limnology / Archiv für Hydrobiologie, 194, 227-235 https://doi.org/10.1127/fal/2020/1271
  • 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

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