Central Fisheries Research Institute, Turkey

Logo of the Central Fisheries Research InstituteThe Central Fisheries Research Institute (CFRI), established in 1987 by the name of "Trabzon Fisheries Research Institute", sustains applied research activities since 1988. In 1998, the institute got "Central Institute" status by the Ministry and its regional base duties advanced to national level and its name changed as "Central Fisheries Research Institute - Trabzon".

To investigate every kind of aquaculture and fisheries based research is the task of Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock in our country. The aim of our institute is to investigate aquaculture and seafood in seas especially in Black sea and inland waters in Turkey and to ensure the adoption of research results. Unique studies are being put forth in scientific area by the investigations of the institute as well as practical, feasible information owning economic aspects which contributes to development of the country and the region is presented to those who work in fishing and the cultivation of aquatic products. 

Contribution to the GOFORIT project 

Tasks inside the project

Leader of WP 4 on Black Sea Anchovy

The scientific team

Murat Dağtekin 
Dr., Head of Agricultural Economy Department
E-mail: murat.dagtekin@tarim.gov.tr

Ilhan Aydin 
E-mail: ilhan.aydin@tarım.gov.tr 

Yaşar Genç
Dr., Fisheries Scientist
Research interests: Laboratory analysis for biological parameters, spawning capacity, qualitative and quantitative structure of anchovy.
Email: yasar.genc@gthb.gov.tr

Bayram Zengin 
Research interests: Oceanographer studies, sampling of zooplankton and ichthyoplankton species.
Email: bayram.zengin@gthb.gov.tr