Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor, Professor of Water Bioresources, Fishery and Aquaculture Chair in Kamchatka State Technical University, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russian Federation. He is an editorial board member of the scientific journals “The researches of the aquatic biological resources of Kamchatka and of the north-west part of the Pacific Ocean”, “VNIRO Proceedings” and “Questions of Kamchatka Geography”.

Code number of specialty:

03.00.10 – Ichthyology

Scientific interests:

  • water biological resources of Russian Far East;
  • vertebrate zoology;
  • ichthyology of freshwater and marine bodies;
  • population dynamics, fishing technique and salmon inventory.

He is an expert in zoology and industrial fishing. He is an author of more than 130 works including 2 monographs, 8 collective monographs, 3 training manuals and about 50 international publications. He took out a patent. 10 Ph.D. theses and 1 doctoral thesis were successfully defended under his leading. At present he guides research study of post-graduates and 1 person working for doctor’s degree. Since 2010 he has been a member of the Dissertation Council on doctoral thesis and Ph.D. thesis presentation in KamchatSTU. Since 2015 he has been the chairman of this Dissertation Council. He has a vast editorial experience. Many times he took an active part in international workshops, symposiums and conferences (Vancouver, Canada and others). Members of his chair closely collaborate with foreign colleagues and scientific foundations and perform research work under the grants of these foundations. He was a member of working groups of FRI WU, NPAFC etc. He is an expert of the Russian Government Analytical Centre.