Nikolaos Nikolioudakis

Nikolaos Nikolioudakis

Research Associate

Tel: +30-2810-337715
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Short CV

  • BSc in Biology, Department of Biology, School of Natural Sciences, University of Patras, Greece (1999-2004)
  • MSc in Ecology, Management & Protection of the Natural Environment, Department of Biology, School of Natural Sciences, University of Patras, Greece (2004-2006)
  • PhD in the Department of Biology, School of Natural Sciences, University of Crete, Greece in collaboration with the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (2007-2011)

He has attended special training courses in Stock Assessment, Statistical Data Analysis, Fish Laboratory Techniques, Image Semi-Automatic Classification and Scientific Writing
During 2004-2006, he has held a position as a research associate in the Biology Department, University of Patras, Greece.

He has research interests on fish biology and ecology mainly in small pelagic fish, fisheries oceanography, trophic ecology of small pelagic fish in relation to the structure and function of the pelagic food web and stock assessment methods and management.

He has participated in 8 national and international projects.

He has contributed 6 papers in peer-reviewed journals, as well as more than 10 other publications (i.e. conference proceedings, special publications, newspaper and magazine articles) and co-authored 4 technical reports.


  • Nikolioudakis N, Isari S, Somarakis S (2014) Trophodynamics of anchovy in a non-upwelling system: Direct comparison with sardine. Marine Ecology Progress Series, doi:10.3354/meps10604
  • Nikolioudakis N, Isari S, Pitta P, Somarakis S (2012) Diet of sardine Sardina pilchardus: an “end-to-end” field study. Marine Ecology Progress Series 453:173-188
  • Nikolioudakis N, Palomera I, Machias A, Somarakis S (2011) Diel feeding intensity and daily ration of the sardine Sardina pilchardus. Marine Ecology Progress Series 437:215-228
  • Nikolioudakis N, Koumoundouros G, Kiparissis S, Somarakis S (2010) Defining length-at-metamorphosis in fishes: a multi-character approach. Marine Biology 157:991-1001
  • Somarakis S, Nikolioudakis N (2010) What makes a late anchovy larva? The development of the caudal fin seen as a milestone in fish ontogeny. Journal of Plankton Research 32:317-326
  • Somarakis S, Nikolioudakis N (2007) Oceanographic habitat, growth and mortality of larval anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolous) in the northern Aegean Sea (eastern Mediterranean). Marine Biology 152:1143-1158
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