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Bojan Lazar, PhD

Bojan Lazar, PhD



Title
Marine Conservation Biologist
Location
Croatia
Pronouns
He/Him/His
Education
PhD in Ecology
University of Zagreb (Croatia), with specialization in marine conservation from Duke University (US)
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Faculty Profile

Bojan Lazar is a marine conservation biologist with expertise in ecology and population biology of large marine vertebrates. He holds a PhD in ecology from University of Zagreb (Croatia), with specialization in marine conservation from Duke University (US). He is an associate professor of Conservation Biology and Marine Vertebrates Ecology at the University of Primorska (Slovenia) and University of Pula (Croatia). His research interests primarily focus on population ecology, movements and habitat utilization of sea turtles and sharks in the Adriatic Sea, the impact of fisheries on marine ecosystems, and development of novel approaches in studying and conservation of marine populations. He is a member of IUCN/Species Survival Commission of the Marine Turtle Specialist group and associate editor for Marine Megafauna of the journal Frontiers in Marine Science.


Academics & Research

Research Interests

  • Population ecology
  • Movements and habitat utilization of sea turtles and sharks in the Adriatic Sea,
  • The impact of fisheries on marine ecosystems
  • Development of novel approaches in studying and conservation of marine populations

Professional Activities

Member of IUCN/Species Survival Commission of the Marine Turtle

Specialist group and associate editor for Marine Megafauna of the journal Frontiers in Marine Science.