Ioannis Kapakos

Ioannis Kapakos

PhD Student

Tel: +30-22910-76391
Fax: +30-22910-76419

Short CV

  • BSc in Fisheries & Aquaculture. Technology Department, Technological Educational Institution of Western Greece. (1997-2001)
  • BSc in Biology. National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Department of Biology. (2004-2014)
  • PhD Candidate at the Department of Applied Hydrobiology, Agricultural University of Athens (AUA). (2017)


Since 2008, he is a research associate at the Institute of Marine Biological Resources and Inland Waters of the Hellenic Centre for Marine. His main research interests lies in the taxonomy,  iogeography and conservation of freshwater fishes, river ecological quality monitoring and assessment, and freshwater ecology. He is also specialized with the fresh, brackish and the arine fish of the country especially with members of the Mugillidae family.

He has participated in 7 national and international projects for ecological quality monitoring and fish conservation assessment. On 2000-2001 he was employed at the Aquaculture Center of Acheloos (ICHTHYKA S.A.) working on aquaculture in open sea and lagoons.

From 2006-2008 he worked at the National Reference Laboratory for Fish Diseases and the General Directorate of Fisheries Development of the Ministry of Rural Development and Food.

Indicative Publications

  • Leris I., Kalogianni E., Tsangaris C., Smeti E., Laschou S., Anastasopoulou E., Vardakas L., Kapakos Y., & Skoulikidis N.T., 2018. Acute and sub-chronic toxicity bioassays of Olive Mill Wastewater on the Eastern mosquitofish Gambusia holbrooki. Submitted to Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety.
  • Kapakos Y., Karaouzas I., 2018. Contribution to the knowledge of Atyidae and Palaemonidae (Crustacea: Decapoda) of Greece. Zootaxa (under review)
  • I Karaouzas, Y. Kapakos. The larva of Hydropsyche perseus Malicky 2001, endemic to Kerkyra (Corfu) Island, including a key for the known Hydropsyche larvae of the Greek islands. Zootaxa 2018 4504 (2), 296-300
  • Barbieri, R., Vukić, J., Šanda, R., Kapakos, Y., & Zogaris, S.(2017) Alburnoides economoui, a new species of spirlin from Central Greece and redescription of Alburnoides thessalicus (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae). September 2017 Biologia 72(9) DOI: 10.1515/biolog-2017-0113
  • Economou A.N., Zogaris S., Vardakas L., Koutsikos N., Chatzinikolaou Y., Kommatas D., Kapakos Y., Giakoumi S., Oikonomou E., Tachos V. (2016). Developing policy-relevant river fish monitoring in Greece: Insights from a nation-wide survey. Mediterranean Marine Science 17 (1): 302-322.
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