Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor of Water Bioresources, Fishery and Aquaculture Chair in Kamchatka State Technical University, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russian Federation. He is a member of the editorial board of the journal «Geophysical processes and biosphere» (Institution of the Earth physics of RAS).

Code number of specialty:

03.00.16 – Ecology

Scientific interests:

  • ornithology;
  • population ecology of birds and other vertebrates;
  • structure and operation of ground ecosystems;
  • complex research of bioresources of aquatic ecosystems.

He is an expert in ecology, zoology and sciences of biological resources. He is an author of 314 works including 2 training manuals, 4 monographs, 1 collective monograph and about 40 international publications in the journals indexed by Scopus and Web of Science. 1 Ph.D. thesis was successfully defended under his leading. At present he guides research study of post-graduates. Since 2010 he has been a member of the Dissertation Council on doctoral thesis and Ph.D. thesis presentation in KamchatSTU. Many times he took an active part in international workshops and conferences (USA, Canada, Japan, Germany, etc.). He is a member of the international working group dealing with study and protection of birds of prey (Germany, UK). Since 2006 he has collaborates with Wild Salmon Center (USA). He is an honored ecologist of the Russian Federation.