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Research Projects

1.      High Density Production of Artemia in Laboratory

2.      Biological & ecological study of the brine shrimp Artemia in Urmia lake

3.      Effects of Beta, Gamma & UV irradiation on the hatching percentage, growth, survival and reproduction of Artemia urmiana

4.      Intensive production of Artemia biomass in 1000-5000 L polyethylene and cement tankers

5.      Effect of Helium-Neon laser on the hatching percentage, growth, survival and reproduction of Artemia urmiana

6.      Microbiology of the brine shrimp Artemia from the lake Urmia

7.      Pond Culture of Artemia at Hendijan region in Khouzestan province at South of Iran

8.      Pond Culture of Artemia urmiana at Ghobadlu region in West Azerbaijan province

9.      Pond Culture of Artemia at Minab region in Hormozgan province at South of Iran

10.  Resource assessment of Artemia in Urmia Lake

11.  Replacement of formulated feed with Artemia biomass flakes in feeding rainbow trout broodstock and studying its effects of the quality of eggs and larvae produced

12.  Nutritional value of local and cultured fishes in West Azerbaijan

13.  Effects of HUFA and Vit. C enriched Artemia on growth parameters of Acipenser persicus

14.  Effects of HUFA and Vit. C enriched Artemia on growth parameters of Salmo trutta caspius

15.  Optimization of co-feeding Acipenser persicus larvae with live food and formulated feed

16.  Optimization of co-feeding Huso huso larvae with live food and formulated feed                                         

17.  Influence of density on growth and survival and nutritional values of Huso huso

18.  Influence of density on growth and survival of Acipenser persicus

19.  Effects of cold shock on diapause termination, H%, HE, morphometry, reproductive & life span characteristics and fatty acid profile of Artemia urmiana

20.  Effects of magnetic fields on diapause termination, H%, HE, morphometry, reproductive & life span characteristics and fatty acid profile of Artemia parthenogenetica

21.  Identification of Fariy Shrimp Anostraca in important wetlands of West Azerbaijan based on ecological and morphologic characteristics

22.  Early determination of sex in Huso huso and A. persicus by histologic and hormonal analysis

23.  Single sex (female) production in Huso huso and A. persicus using beta-stradiol hormone

24.  Effects of light treatments on growth and production of sex hormones in Salmo trutta caspius

25.  Biologic Characteristics, nutritional value and genetic relationships of Fairy shrimp populations from West Azerbaijan, Iran.

26.  Use of Artemia nauplii enriched with probiotics (Lactobacillus delbrukii) on growth and survival of sturgeon fish (Acipenser persicus).

27.  Combined effects of salinity and temperature and morphologic, morphometric, reproductive characteristics of Artemia urmiana and Artemia parthenogenetica during successive generations.

28.  Ontogeny of Digestive enzymes in Iranian Sturgeon (Acipenser persicus) from yolk sac stage until yearling

29.  Effect of Levamisole on growth, stress tolerance and bacterial flora of rainbow trout

30.  Effect of Levamisole on histopathologic and immune responses of rainbow trout

31.  Quality monitoring of underground and surface water resources of West Azerbaijan

32.  Hepatic metabolism of Mycotoxins: Aflatoxin A and B1, Ochratoxin and Zearalenone in rainbow trout and Acipenser persicus sturgeon

33.  Effects of replacing dietary fish oil with vegetable oils on growth, histology and histomorphometry and histochemistry of intestine of rainbow trout

34.  Effect of dietary tomato lycopene on growth performance, nutritional parameters and shelf life of rainbow trout fillets during refrigerated storage

35.  Designing a highly efficient water filtration system using modified and natural ion exchange materials for improving water quality in a re-circulation aquaculture

36.  Effects of replacing dietary fish meal/oil with plant sources on growth, feed utilization, muscle amino acids. digestive enzyme activity and bacterial flora of rainbow trout and Beluga sturgeon (Huso huso) 

37.  Integrated culture of Algae-Artemia-P.vannamei in earthen shrimp ponds in south of Iran

38.  Effect of different levels of HUFA, PUFA, MUFA and SFA in diet of rainbow trout broodstock on secretion of sexual hormones and qualitative and quantitative indices of eggs and larvae, 2014-2015

39.  Feasibility study of revival of Artemia and Unicellular Algae in South Arm of Lake Urmia, 2015

40.  Feasibility study of Phased Restoration of Lake Urmia emphasising on its Environmental and Socio-Economic Functions and Preventing Salt Storms, 2015

41.  Site selection study for pond culture of Artemia at the coast lines of Lake Urmia, 2015

42.  Limnological studies and Stock Assessment of fishes in Mahabad Lake, West Azerbaijan, 2015

43.  Pond culture of Artemia in earthen ponds and semi natural lake in near Rafsanjan city, Kerman Provonce, 2015

44.  Pilot plant for restocking of Artemia in a 50 hectare restricted area of Lake Urmia using effluent water from a water treatment installation, 2015

45.  Ecological, Hydrobiological and Limnological monitoring of the Lake Urmia from 2015-2024

45. Production, harvesting and processing of Artemia cysts from saline lakes in Azerbaijan Republic, 2016-2020