Mauro Lenzi, PhD
Director, Lagoon Ecology and Aquaculture Laboratory (LEALab)
Orbetello Pesca Lagunare Company, Italy
Dr. M. Lenzi is an ecologist who graduated from the Biological Science of Pisa University (Italy). Currently, he directs the research activities of the Lagoon Ecology and Aquaculture Laboratory (LEALab), for the Orbetello Pesca Lagunare Company. He cooperated or is co-operating with Grosseto University Pole, Universities of Pisa, Siena, Florence, Parma, Venice and Rome, Central Institute for Environment Research and Protection of Rome (ISPRA, ex ICRAM), WWF-Italy, Regional Agency for Tuscany Environmental Protection (ARPAT), FAO-Rome, National Research Council (CNR, Italy), National Agency for New Technology (ENEA), Italian Health High Institute (ISS) and Orbetello Lagoon Environmental Reclamation Authority. His research holds mainly the following lines: 1- control of submerged vegetation development and forecast and prevention of dystrophic risks in lagoon environment; 2- bio-geo-chemistry of the coastal sediment; 3- biological tools for lagoon environment management; 4- assessment of seagrass meadow state and quantifying the human impact; 5- assessment of fish-farm wastewater impact and improvement solutions. He taught for first level Master (Univ. of Siena) and for aquaculture specialization courses (Ministry of the Environment and Territory and Sea Protection- MATTM, Regional Administration of Tuscany-RT and Grosseto Department Administration-PGr) and was Relator of Degree Thesis (University of Pisa, Siena and Rome). Member of Italian Society of marine Biology (SIBM) since 1985; Member of the Maremma Regional Natural Park Council between 1996-99; Cofounder Member of Italian Network for Lagoon Research (LAGUNET) since 2006.
Control of submerged vegetation development and forecast and prevention of dystrophic risks in lagoon environment
Biogeochemistry of the coastal sediment
Biological tools for lagoon environment management
Assessment of seagrass meadow state and quantifying the human impact
Assessment of fish-farm wastewater impact and improvement solutions
Hiran Dutta, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Department of Biological Sciences
Kent state University, USA
Hiran Dutta is a professor emeritus in department of biological sciences in Kent University, USA. She received her PhD in Aquaculture Research and Development. Hiran Dutta is interested in Aquaculture Rearch and Development. She serves as an editor ial board member for Journal of Aquaculture Research and Development.
Aquaculture Research & Development
Director, Department of Aquaculture Nutrition and Feed
Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Zhigang Zhou is the Professor and Director of Department of Aquaculture Nutrition and Feed, Key Laboratory for Feed Biotechnology of Ministry of Agriculture, Feed Research Institute of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China. He has received a PhD in Hydrobiology from the Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, Hubei, China in 1999-2002. He has completed both his Master (1999) and B.A. (1996) in Aquaculture in Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, Hubei, China. He received “First Prize of the Scientific and Technological Progress Award of Hubei Province, China” from the Government of Hubei Province, China. He has published 30 international papers and applied for 15 Chinese Invention Patents. He is as a reviewer of 10 international journals (Acta Biochemica et Biophysica Sinica, Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria, African Journal of Biotechnology, Animal, Aquaculture, Aquaculture Nutrition, Aquaculture Research, Environmental Sciences Group, Journal of Chemosphere, Journal of Fish Diseases).
Interaction between host and microbiota