Theocharis Vavalidis

Theocharis Vavalidis

Research Associate

Tel: +30-22910-76393
Fax: +30-22910-76419

Short CV

  • BSc in Aquaculture and Fisheries, Faculty of Technology – Institute of Agriculture Messolonghi, Greece. (1999-2003).
  • BSc in Biology, School of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Greece. (2004-2009)
  • MSc in “Ecological Quality and Management at River Basin Level” Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Study Program of the Schools of Biology, Geology and Civil Engineering. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Greece. (2010 -2011)
  • PhD in Conservation Biogeography of freshwater fishes, School of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Greece. (2017-2023)

His main research interests are focused in biogeography and conservation of freshwater fishes, biological monitoring and habitat assessment.

He is accredited surveyor in River Habitat Survey by Riverdene Consultancy in U.K.

Since 2012, he has participated in 6 national and international projects for freshwater quality monitoring and fish conservation assessment. He has contributed in 6 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and 7 publications on national and international proceeding conferences.

Indicative Publications

  • Ganias K., Rakka M., Vavalidis T., Nunes C. (2010). Measuring batch fecundity using automated particle counting. Fisheries Research. Vol. 106 (3). pp 570 – 574.
  • Ganias K., Nunes C., Vavalidis T., Rakka M., Stratoudakis Y. (2011). Estimating oocyte growth rate and validating its relationship with spawning frequency in batch spawning clupeoids. Coastal and Marine Fisheries. Vol.3 (1). pp. 119 – 126
  • Vavalidis T., Bobori D., Lazaridou M. (2013). Assessing pressure drivers on benthic macroinvertebrate and fish communities: A case study from two small Mediterranean rivers. Biologie Animala. pp.109-117.
  • Ganias K., Rakka M., Mantzouki E., Vavalidis T., Tsiganis M., Nunes C. (2015). Maternal versus environmental on the oocyte size of a marine pelagophil fish. Marine Biology 162 (9). pp 1879–1888.
  • Vardakas L., Kalogianni E., Zogaris S., Koutsikos., Vavalidis T., Koutsoubas D., Skoulikidis N. (2015). Distribution patterns of fish assemblages in an Eastern Mediterranean intermittent river. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems. Volume 416: 30 p.
  • Vardakas, L., Kalogianni, E., Papadaki, C., Vavalidis, T., Mentzafou, A., Koutsoubas, D., & Skoulikidis Th, N. (2017). Defining critical habitat conditions for the conservation of three endemic and endangered cyprinids in a Mediterranean intermittent river before the onset of drought. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 27(6), 1270-1280.
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