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EMBS51: MBA – MARS Poster Contest

EMBS51: MBA – MARS Poster Contest

During the 51st EMBS Rhodes (Greece) 25-30 September 2016, the MARS and MBA contests for the best posters have been combined.

The winning contributions of the MBA – MARS Poster contest were:

– 1st prize: Paul Kotterba, Thünen lnstitute of Baltic Research, Rostock, Germany: Predator impacts on inshare Baltic herring (Clupea harengus) larvae: Lions, tigers and bears – but where?

– 2nd prize: Nikoletta Digka, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Anavissos, Greece: Microplastic ingestion in marine biota: A case study in the northern lonian Sea.

– 2nd prize: Daniela de Abreu, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique: Tropical seascapes as feeding grounds for juvenile penaeid shrimps in southern Mozambique revealed by stable isotopes approach.

– 3rd prize: Merli Pärnoja, Estonian Marine lnstitute, Tallinn, Estonia: Relating ambient environment to the growth rate of Mytilus trossulus in the northern Baltic Sea.

– 3rd prize: Laura Bray, Marine lnstitute, Plymouth University, UK: Can offshore structures operate as artificial reefs in the Mediterranean?

– 3rd prize: Giorgos Apostolopoulos, University of Athens, Section of Zoology, Marine Biology, Athens, Greece: Effects of winter phytoplankton bloom on the meiobenthic community of Maliakos Gulf.

Poster Awards at the 51st EMBS (Rhodes, 26-30 September 2016)

Poster Awards at the 51st EMBS (Rhodes, 26-30 September 2016)

icon-img48At the 51st EMBS (Rhodes, 26 – 30 September 2016) MARS will present awards for the three best posters. The best poster contribution on a topic involving Marine Biology will receive 250 Euro. The second and third best will receive 100 Euro.

The posters will be selected at the EMBS by a representative of the MARS network.

Click here for more information on the MARS Poster Awards


51st EMBS Rhodes, 26-30 September 2016

51st EMBS Rhodes, 26-30 September 2016

The 51st EMBS will take place at Rodos Palace, a Deluxe Resort Complex set on a singular location on one of the most alluring destinations of the Mediterranean, the island of Rhodes.

Organized by: Hellenic Centre for Marine Research and the University of Athens.

New registration deadline: 12 September 2016.


  • Climate change Session
  • Marine invasions
  • indicators
  • Transitional Waters
  • Open session
More information can be found here.