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Individual Member Profile
Dr. Argyro Zenetos

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research
Greece
Email: zenetos@hcmr.gr
Position in the INVASIVESNET Associate Member
International Council member
Advisory Editor of Aquatic Invasions
Expertise Currently a Research Director at the Institute of Biological Resources and Inland Waters HCMR, Argyro with a 35 year experience in the systematics and biodiversity of benthic macrofauna. Research experience of environmental impact studies and development of indicators related to pollution/disturbance from industrial effluent, (tannery, red mud, coarse metalliferous waste), oil spills, and trawling). Main area of research is the Saronikos Gulf (which is being monitored for over 30 years) and the development of its benthic ecosystem. Co-ordinator of the Hellenic Νetwork on Aquatic Invasive Species (ELNAIS) http://elnais.hcmr.gr/ and Chief Editor of the journal Mediterranean Marine Science (http://www.medit-mar-sc.net/). As a member of the SEBI2010 expert group on “trends in invasive alien species -see http://biodiversity-chm.eea.eu.int/information/indicator/F1090245995, she is responsible for marine alien species and has developed a Pan-European database which is updated to October 2017 under European Environment Agency (EEA) contracts. She is a consultant to EEA and UNEP/MAP MEDPOL, and to UNEP MAP RAC/SPA for development of MAMIAS (a Mediterranean database). Member of the EASIN Editorial Board and national expert in ESENIAS, ICES/IMO WGBOSV, COST 1209 and COST CA17122
Expertise Keywords
Chief Editor in the journal Mediterranean Marine Science: http://www.medit-mar-sc.net/ Cο-ordinator of the MAMIAS website (Mediterranean Marine Alien Species): http://mamias.org consultant to the Mediterranean Marine Alien Species database (MAMIAS): http://mamias.org; European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu; East and South European Network for Invasive Alien species (ESENIAS): http://www.esenias.org/
Mediterranean Sea: marine biodiversity Greek Seas: benthic diversity European Seas: marine alien and cryptogenic species
Mollusca
molluscs
Projects DEVOTES (DEVelopment Of innovative Tools for understanding marine biodiversity and assessing good Environmental Status): http://www.devotes-project.eu/ PERSEUS (Policy-oriented marine Environmental Research for the Southern European Seas: http://www.perseus-net.eu ESENIAS-TOOLS East and South European Network for Invasive Alien Species – a tool to support the management of alien species in Bulgaria Study of Invasive Alien Species Development of Risk Assessments to tackle Priority Species and enhance prevention MEDCIS : Support Mediterranean Member States towards coherent and Coordinated Implementation of the second phase of the MSFD
Online databases Organization, co-ordination and Management of ELNAIS Network (Ellenic Network on Aquatic Invasive Species) http://elnais.hcmr.gr
Editorial assignments Chief Editor in the journal Mediterranean Marine Science: http://www.medit-mar-sc.net/ Advisory board in: IUFS Journal of Biology: http://www.journals.istanbul.edu.tr/iufsjb/ Aquatic Invasions: http://www.aquaticinvasions.net/ Bioinvasions Records: http://www.reabic.net/journals/bir/
Reviewing experience many journals
Professional societies
Expert networks and working groups
Professional social networks
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