Maria Koutsodimou

Maria Koutsodimou

Scientific Personnel

Tel: +30-22910-76317
Fax: +30-22910-76419

Short CV

  • BSc in Ichthyology, Faculty of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Technical School of Messolongi (1997)
  • BSc in Biology, Faculty of Biology, School of Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2014)
  • MSc in Environmental Health, National School of Public Health, Athens (Thesis submitted, acquisition of title anticipated in 2019)

Maria Koutsodimou is a Technical Scientist (Biologist) in the Institute of Marine Biological Resources and Inland Waters.

Her recent research interests are on the Integrated Water Management and include topics related to the implementation of the European Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EU) in Greek rivers, reference conditions and classification of surface inland waters, evaluation of the ecological status of Greek rivers, improvement of “Greek Nutrient Classification System” index, identification and classification of fresh water benthic macroinvertebrates.

She is a member of the Scientific Personnel of Hellenic Centre for Marine Research since 1997 and has participated in more than 25 national and international research projects on Marine Biology (Biochemistry – Histology), Environmental (Water) Microbiology and Ecological Conservation.

She is an active member of the HCMR educational Unit since 2006 with participation in international projects (REN) and numerous presentations on Environmental Education topics to students of all levels and adults.

Indicative Publications

  • Styllas, M., Dimitriou, E., Gritzalis, K., Koutsodimou, M., Karaouzas, I., Skoulikidis, N., Gogou, A. (2018) Mid-Holocene changes in the geochemical and biotic conditions of an aquatic ecosystem, in Eastern Mediterranean. Ann. Limnol. – Int. J. Lim. 2018, 54, 21 pp. 1-15
  • Rigos, Γ., Grigorakis, Κ., Koutsodimou, Μ., Gialamas, I., Fountoulaki, E., Nengas, I. (2012) Comparison of muscle fatty acid and vitamin composition between wild and farmed common dentex (Dentex dentex). Biol. Res.-Thessalon. 2012, 17, pp. 1-7
  • Rigos, G., Tyrpenou, A.E., Nengas, I., Yiagnisis, M., Koutsodimou, M., Alexis, M., Troisi, G.M. (2003). Pharmacokinetics of flumequine and in vitro activity against bacterial pathogens of gilthead sea bream Sparus aurata. Aquat. Org. 2003, 54, pp35-41
  • Alexis, Μ.N, Nengas, I. Fountoulaki, E., Papoutsi, E., Andriopoulou, A., Koutsodimou, M.,  Gaubaudan, J. (1999). Tissue ascorbic acid levels in European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) and gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata L.) fingerlings fed diets containing different forms of ascorbic acid. Aquaculture 1999, 179, 1-4 pp. 447-456
  • Rigos, G., Christophilogiannis, P., Yiagnisi, M., Andriopoulou, A., Koutsodimou, M., Nengas, I., Alexis, M. (1999) Myxosporean infections in Greek mariculture. Aquaculture International 1999, 7, pp. 361–364
  • Rigos, G., Grigorakis, K., Nengas, I., Christophilogiannis, P., Yiagnisi, M., Koutsodimou, M., Andriopoulou, A., Alexis, M. (1998) Stress-related pathology seems a significant obstacle for the intensive farming of common dentex, Dentex dentex (Linnaeus 1758) . Bulletin- European Association of Fish Pathologists , 1998, 18(1) pp. 1-15
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