Vedrana Nerlović

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research associate


Center for Marine Research
Ruđer Bošković Institute
G. Paliaga 5
52 210 Rovinj


2008 -  PhD. Marine sciences – Biology/Ecology, Thesis title: Structure and dynamics of the northern Adriatic soft bottom Bivalvia. Depatment of Biology, Faculty of Natural Science and Mathematics, University of Zagreb. Mentor: Travizi, Ana.

2005 - MSc. Marine sciences - Biology/Ecology, Thesis title: Influence of algal diets on the growth of Ostrea edulis Linnaeus, 1758 larvae in the laboratory. Depatment of Fishery, Faculty of Agronomy, University of Zagreb. Mentor: Aničić, Ivica and Bédier, Edouard (IFREMER -Institut français de recherche pour l'exploitation de la mer,LGP).

1996 - BSc. Engineer of Fisheries Tehnology, Thesis title: Morfology, some aspects of biology and trade importance of species Mustelus (Chondrichtyes: Triakidae) in Adriatic Sea, Maritime Faculty of Dubrovnik, University of Split. Mentor: Jardas, Ivan (Institue of Oceanografy and Fishery, Split).


SosPEco - Valutazione della Sostenibilita di nuove strategie co – gestionali di Pesca mediante un approccio Ecosistemico, 2004/2005

Featured Publications

Jardas, I, Šantić, M,Nerlović, V,Pallaoro, A (2007) Diet composition of blackspotted smooth-hound, Mustelus punctulatus (Risso, 1826), in the eastern Adriatic Sea. Journal of Applied Ichthyology. 23 (3): 279-281.

Jardas, I, Šantić, M, Nerlović, V,Pallaoro, A (2007) Diet of the smooth-hound Mustelus mustelus (Chondrichthyes: Triakidae) in the eastern Adriatic Sea. Cybium. 31 (4): 459-464.

Nerlović, V, Travizi, A (2011) Preliminary study on the Bivalve assemblages of the northern Adriatic sea. Fresenius environmental bulletin 20 (11): 2902-2910.

Nerlović, V,Doĝan, A, Hrs-Brenko, M (2011) Response to oxygen deficiency (depletion): Bivalve assemblages as an indicator of ecosystem instability in the northern Adriatic Sea. Biologia (Bratislava). 66 (6): 1114-1126.