Volume 21 (2023)
Volume 20 (2022-2023)
Volume 19 (2021-2022)
Volume 18 (2020-2021)
Volume 17 (2019-2020)
Volume 16 (2018-2019)
Volume 15 (2017-2018)
Volume 14 (2016-2017)
Volume 13 (2015-2016)
Volume 12 (2014-2015)
Volume 11 (2013-2014)
Volume 10 (2012-2013)
Volume 9 (2011-2012)
Volume 8 (2010-2011)
Volume 7 (2009-2010)
Volume 6 (2008-2009)
Volume 5 (2007-2008)
Volume 4 (2006-2007)
Volume 3 (2005-2006)
Volume 2 (2004-2005)
Volume 1 (2003-2004)
Invasiveness risk assessment of non-native fishes using the AS-ISK model in the rivers of the southern basin of the Caspian Sea

Hossein Rahmani; Seyed Daryoush Moghaddas

Volume 21, Issue 1 , April 2023, , Pages 31-46


  Introduction: Non-native species are one of the important threats to biodiversity. Some non-native fish species pose environmental impacts and are known as invasive species. Rivers of the southern Caspian Sea are home to a vast variety of native or commercial fish species. Non-native species invasiveness ...  Read More

Detection of oil spill hotspots in the Caspian Sea using remote sensing (case study: Baku oil extraction facility)

ِDariush Yousefi Kebria; Ghazal Abaskhanian; ٍٍEbadat Ghanbari parmehr

Volume 18, Issue 3 , October 2020, , Pages 152-166


  Introduction: Due to the presence of oil resources in the seas, the exploration, extraction, and transportation of petroleum products lead to the formation of hydrocarbon spills on the surface waters, resulting in a decrease in the quality of these waters. Oil leakage into the sea has irreparable environmental ...  Read More

Concentration of heavy metals in tissues of golden gray mullet (Liza aurata) in different areas of the southern coast of the Caspian Sea

Mehrnoush Norouzi; Mostafa Bagheri Tavani; Ameneh Amirjanati; Shaghayegh Ghodrati

Volume 14, Issue 3 , October 2016, , Pages 201-214

  Introduction: Heavy metal pollution of water is one of the most serious environmental problems in the world and the Caspian Sea, the largest lake in the world, is exposed to high levels of industrial, agricultural and oil pollutants. Fish species are the ultimate consumer in the food pyramid in aquatic ...  Read More

A Comparison of Heavy Metal Concentrations in Skin and Muscle Tissues of Wild and Cultured Carp (Cyprinus carpio) in the Southeastern Caspian Sea Area of Iran

Jamileh Pazooki; Faezeh Ghaffar Haddadi; Behrooz Abtahi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , October 2011

  Metal concentrations in commercial and non-commercial fish were surveyed to assess risks of fish consumption to human health and importantly, assess contamination in the food chain. In this study, lead (Pb), Zinc (Zn) and Copper (Cu) concentrations were determined in muscle and skin tissues of wild and ...  Read More

Evaluation of Hydrocarbons Pollution, Biodegradation and Weathering Extent in Surface Sediments of the Caspian Sea along Gholestan and Mazandran Provinces

Ozeair Abessi; Mohsen Saeedi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , October 2010

  Due to the location of a domestic, industrial and agricultural zone near the Caspian Sea, this water body has long been under pressure and environmental threat. As a result of development of oil production activities in Caspian region, such as oil exploration and extraction in the central and eastern ...  Read More

Determination of Heavy Metals (Cd, Cr) in the Muscle and Skin of Liza aurata from the Caspian Sea (Bandar Anzali)

Jamileh Pazooki,; Behrooz Abtahi; Farnaz Rezaei

Volume 7, Issue 1 , October 2009

  During this study, concentrations of Cd and Cr were determined in the muscle and skin of Lizaauratafrom Bandar Anzali. Forty-eight specimens (male:female ration of 24:24) were seined in October 2006 and their tissues were separated according to UNEP’s method (1984). Oven-dried and homogenized samples ...  Read More

The Role of Education in Increasing Individual Willingness to Pay for Conservation of Caspian Sea

Hamed Rafiee; Hamid Amirnejad

Volume 7, Issue 1 , October 2009

  In this study, the effects of education on increasing individual willingness for the conservation of the Caspian Sea have been investigated using a random sampling method and collecting 400 questionnaires in the seaboard provinces in Iran. Five different informative brochures about the ecosystem of the ...  Read More

Isolation and Evaluation Their Growth Kinetic of Positive Gram Bacteria Degrader in Southern Region of the Caspian sea

Zahra Yaghoubzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 4 , July 2008

  Naphthalene is PAHs and is distributed in aquatic and soil ecosystems. Different microorganisms are able to degradate various concentration of naphthalene. Sampling was done from two Noshar and Amirabad harbors. Samples were transferred to Ecological Academy of Caspian Sea and then were cultured in minimal ...  Read More

Study of Organochlorine Pesticides in Muscle Tissue of Two Commercial Fish Species (Cyprinus carpio & Rutilus frisii kutum) in Southwest of the Caspian Sea

Vahab Vaezzadeh; Ali Mashinchian Moradi; Abbas Esmaili Sari; Seyyed Mohammadreza Fatemi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , April 2008

  Organochlorine pesticides including lindane, heptachlor, aldrin, dieldrin and DDT were analized in muscle tissue of two commercial fish species, (Cyprinus carpio and Rutilus frisii) from five stations in the southwest Caspian Sea (Astara-Hashtpar-Anzali-Kiashahr and Ramsar). There was no pesticide contamination ...  Read More

Organochlorine Pesticides in Stellate Sturgeon Muscle Tissue in South Caspian Sea

Mehrzad keshavarzi fard; Ali Mashinchian Moradi; Seyyed Mohammad Reza Fatemi; Abbas Esmaili Sari

Volume 5, Issue 3 , April 2008

  Organochlorine pesticides are very important, due to their carcinogenic and delayed toxic function and their effect on nervous system of fish and human. In this study concentration of organochlorine pesticides including Lindane, Heptachlor, Dieldrin, Aldrin and DDT was measured in muscle tissues of stellate ...  Read More