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Details of Dr Nikos Papandroulakis   


Gender male
Job title Researcher
Department Institute of Aquaculture
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Crete ( HCMR)
Gournes Pediados P.O.Box 2214 Heraklion Crete 71003
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Degree M.Sc., Ph.D.
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Fisheries, Aquaculture , Fisheries, Aquaculture
Research Activities Study of feeding requirements during early stages of marine species, development of feeding models aiming automation of production process. Development of automated systems for feeding and management. Improvement of larval rearing methodologies (intensive and extensive) in terms of productivity, biological performance and cost effectiveness. Introduction of new species in aquaculture. Technology transfer.
Research Region 2, 3,

M. Pavlidis, E. Karantzali, E. Fanouraki, C. Barsakis, S. Kollias, N. Papandroulakis 2011. Onset of the primary stress in European sea bass Dicentrarhus labrax, as indicated by whole body cortisol in relation to glucocorticoid receptor during early development. Aquaculture, 315: 125–13
E. Fanouraki, C. C. Mylonas, N. Papandroulakis and M. Pavlidis 2011. Species specificity in the magnitude and duration of the acute stress response in Mediterranean marine fish in culture. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 173: 313–322
A. Ghysen, K Schuster, D. Coves, F de la Gandara, N. Papandroulakis and A. Ortega, 2010. Development of the posterior lateral line system in Thunnus thynnus, the atlantic blue-fin tuna, and in its close relative Sarda sarda. Int. J. Dev. Biol. 54: 1317-1322
C. Mylonas, M. Pavlidis, N. Papandroulakis, M. M. Zaiss, D. Tsafarakis, S. Varsamos, 2009. Growth performance and osmoregulation in the shi drum (Umbrina cirrosa) adapted to different environmental salinities. Aquaculture 287: 203-210
P. Katharios, M. Papadaki N. Papandroulakis, P. Divanach, 2008. Severe mortality in mesocosm reared shaprsnout sea bream (Diplodus putazzo) larvae due to epitheliocystis infection. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 82:55–60C.
M. Pavlidis, M. Karkana, E. Fanouraki, and N. Papandroulakis, 2008. Environmental control of skin colour in the red porgy Pagrus pagrus. Aquaculture Research 2008: 1-13
22. Fauvel, C., Suquet, M., Severe, A., Mylonas, C.C., Papandroulakis, N., 2008. Slow-release GnRHa therapy prevented atresia during vitellogenesis and induced ovulation of captive wreckfish (Polyprion americanus). Cybium 32: 191
E. Fanouraki; N. Papandroulakis; T. Ellis; C. Mylonas; A. Scott; M. Pavlidis, 2008. Water cortisol is a reliable indicator of stress in European sea bass, Dicentrarchus labrax. Behaviour, 145: 1267-1281.
18. P. Katharios, N. Papandroulakis, P. Divanach, 2006. Treatment of Microcotyle sp. (Monogenea) on the gills of cage-cultured red porgy, Pagrus pagrus following baths with formalin and mebendazole. Aquaculture. (Accepted)
19. M. Pavlidis, N. Papandroulakis and P. Divanach, 2006. A method for the comparison of chromaticity parameters in fish skin: Preliminary results for coloration pattern of red skin Sparidae. Aquaculture. (Accepted)
20. Katharios P., C. Hayward, N. Papandroulakis and P. Divanach, 2006. Pathology of Lamellodiscus spp. (Monogenea) Parasitizing the Gills of Sharpsnout Seabream and Preliminary Results of Formalin Treatment. Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists. (Accepted)
17. Chatzifotis S., Villamor Martin-Prat A., Limberis N., Papandroulakis N., Divanach P., 2006. First data on growth of cultured brown meagre Sciaena umbra using diets with different protein and fat contents. Fisheries Science 72: 83 – 88
16. V. Szischa, N. Papandroulakis, E. Fanouraki, M. Pavlidis, 2005. Ontogeny of the thyroid hormones and cortisol in the gilthead seabream, Sparus aurata. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 142: 186 – 192.
14. Lika K. and Papandroulakis N., 2005. Modeling feeding processes: a test of a new model for sea bream (Sparus aurata) larvae. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science. 62: 425–435
15. Papandroulakis, N., Mylonas, C.C., Maingot, E. and Divanach, P., 2005. First results of greater amberjack (Seriola dumerili) larval rearing in mesocosm Aquaculture. 250: 155 – 161
13. Mylonas C.C., Papandroulakis N., Smboukis A., Papadaki M. and P. Divanach, 2004. Induction of spawning of cultured greater amberjack (Seriola dumerili) using GnRHa implants. Aquaculture,237: 141 – 154
12. Papandroulakis N., M. Suquet, M.T. Spedicato, A. Machias, and P. Divanach, 2004. Feeding rates, growth performance and maturation status of wreck fish (Polyprion americanus) kept in captivity. Aquaculture International. NS-3: 1-13.
10. Papandroulakis N., Kentouri M., Divanach P., 2004.Biological performance of red porgy (Pagrus pagrus) larvae under intensive rearing conditions with the use of an automated feeding system. Aquaculture International. 12: 191-203
11. Papandroulakis N., M. Kentouri, E. Maingot, and P. Divanach., 2004. Mesocosm A reliable technology for larval rearing. Application with Diplodus puntazzo and Diplodus sargus sargus. Aquaculture International. NS-4: 1-11
9. Machias A., Somarakis S., Papandroulakis N., Spedicato M. T., Suquet M., Lembo M., Divanach P., 2003. Settlement of the wreckfish (Polyprion americanus). Marine Biology 142: 45-52.
8. M. Pavlidis, L. Angellotti, N. Papandroulakis and P. Divanach, 2003. Evaluation of transportation stress in red porgy (Pagrus pagrus) fry. Aquaculture 218: 187-202.
6. Papandroulakis N., P. Divanach, P. Anastasiadis, M. Kentouri, 2002. The pseudo-green water technique for intensive rearing of sea bream (Sparus aurata) larvae. Aquaculture International 9: 205-216
5. Papandroulakis N., Divanach P. and Kentouri M., 2002. Enhanced biological performance of intensive sea bream (Sparus aurata) larviculture in the presence of phytoplankton with long photophase. Aquaculture 204: 45-63
2. Papandroulakis N., Markakis G., Divanach P., Kentouri M., 2000. Feeding requirements of sea bream (Sparus aurata) larvae under intensive rearing conditions. Development of a fuzzy logic controller for feeding., Aquacultural Engineering, 21, 285-299
4. Maurizi A., Diaz J.P., Divanach P., Papandroulakis N., Connes R., 2000. The effect of glycerol dissolved in the rearing water on the transition to exotrophy in gilt head sea bream Sparus aurata larvae. Aquaculture, 189: 119-131
1. Divanach P., Papandroulakis N., Anastasiadis P., Koumoundouros G., Kentouri M., 1997. Effect of water currents during postlarval and nursery phase on the development of skeletal deformities in sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax l.) with functional swim-bladder. Aquaculture 156 (1997), pp. 145-155.
3. Moschou E.A, Azpiroz -Lasarte U., Fouskaki M., Chaniotakis N.A., Papandroulakis N., Divanach P., 2000. Direct Electrochemical Flow Analysis System for Simultaneous Monitoring of Total Ammonia and Nitrite in Seawater. Aquacultural Engineering, 22 (4): 255-268
7. Papandroulakis N., Papaioannou D., and Divanach P., 2002. An automated feeding system for intensive hatcheries. Aquacultural Engineering. 26 (1): 13-26

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Created: 1999-05-05 Last Updated: 2015-07-03 by Nikos PAPANDROULAKIS