Institut d'Ecologia Aquàtica


Institut d’Ecologia Aquàtica (IEA)


L’Institut d’Ecologia Aquàtica (IEA) és un institut universitari de recerca creat l’any 1987 i dedicat a l’estudi dels ecosistemes aquàtics continentals (llacs, rius, embassaments, aiguamolls, etc.) i marins. Actualment consta de tres seccions (limnologia, microbiologia i biologia marina), corresponents a quatre grups de recerca. L'IEA té més de 45 investigadors experts en temes d'ecologia aquàtica (incloent estudis sobre bacteris, algues, macroinvertebrats i peixos).

Bona part de l’IEA pertany a EcoAqua (Grup de Recerca Reconegut i Finançat per la Generalitat de Catalunya: 2014 SGR 484 i 2017 SGR 548). La Càtedra Oceans i Salut Humana i la Càtedra d'Ecosistemes Litorals Mediterranis estan dirigides per membres de l'Institut. Podeu consultar la informació detallada sobre els projectes de recerca desenvolupats i les nostres publicacions al menú d'aquest web. Si no estàs vinculat a l'IEA i vols rebre informació sobre les activitats que organitzem, escriu a i t'inclourem a la llista de difusió externa.

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GR MAR attended the MedRecover anual meeting
We were more than 20 marine scientist gathered to share our latest advances and to discuss about future collaborative projects and joint efforts.
Two Early Stage Researcher positions of the MSCA-ITN PRORISK at GRECO-IEA and CEAB-CSIC
The IEA at the UdG, the IFE group at the CEAB-CSIC, and the Marie Skłodowska -Curie Innovative Training Network (MSCA-ITN) project “Best chemical risk assessment professionals for maximum Ecosystem Services benefit (PRORISK)” OFFER two Early Stage Researcher (PhD Student) positions:
Reliability analysis of fish traits
Reliability analysis of fish traits reveals discrepancies among databases
Trait‐based approaches are commonly used in ecology to understand the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, environmental filtering or biotic responses to anthropogenic perturbations. However, little is known about the reliability of assigned traits and the consistency of trait information among different databases currently in use.
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New paper in SciRep: insights in oocyte dynamics shed light on the complexities associated with fish reproductive strategies
In our new paper published in Scientific Reports we give insights in oocyte dynamics that shed light on the complexities associated with fish reproductive strategies. Our results suggest that an species previously considered indeterminate, perform a low-cost predefinition; and that the potential fecundity estimation should be complemented with primary oocyte dynamics.
Alien animal introductions in Iberian inland waters
Alien animal introductions in Iberian inland waters: An update and analysis
Inland waters provide innumerable ecosystem services and for this reason are among the most negatively impacted ecosystems worldwide. This is also the case with invasive alien species, which have enormous economic and ecological impacts in freshwater ecosystems.
What's going on with the sardine in the NW Mediterranean Sea?
Researchers from GRMAR_UdG and LIG_UdG from the University of Girona start a study relating the condition, reproduction, parasitism and genètics of sardine, with the aim to understand the decline of its captures.
Alba Serrat presenting her talk
GR MAR attended the ICES ASC 2019
Alba Serrat Llinàs, a member of GR MAR attended the 2019 Annual Scientific Conference of the International Council for the Exploration of the Seas held in Gothenburg (Sweden)
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Call for a PhD candidate in the frame of the new project #ConSarVar
We are seeking a PhD candidate of biology or similar, interested in working with small pelagic fish.
#ConSarVar is a new projecte on the genomics and condition of sardines from the Mediterranean and its implications for fisheries managment, lead by Jordi Viñas and Marta Muñoz ( from the Universitat de Girona).
Realtionships between parasitism an life-history traits
New paper out on the effects of parasitism on the reproduction and condition of a marine fish (Blue whiting)
High intensities of parasitic nematodes such as Anisakis sp. may compromise marine fish reproduction and condition through the energetic cost of the immune response