Marina Piria graduated in Agricultural Sciences at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture in Zagreb, Croatia. At the same University she obtained PhD in Fisheries with thesis title Ecological and biological diet features of cyprinid fish species from the Sava River. From 2012 she works as Associate professor at University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of fisheries, beekeeping, game management and spec. zoology. She is involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate studies in several subjects from freshwater ecology, biology and ichthyology fields. She gained experience at several institutions abroad; recently, at Massey University she was involved in New Zealand fish monitoring studies. Currently she is working as leader of two bilateral scientific projects and at four projects as researcher. She is elected member of EIFAAC/FAO Technical and scientific committee (2013 – now) http://www.fao.org/fishery/rfb/eifaac/en. She published 23 SCI scientific papers and more than 80 other publications as: Scopus sci papers, monographies, congress papers and abstracts and technical studies.
Activities in GLOBAQUA:
She participates to WP6-BIOL and WP7-ECOSYSTEM