Our projects

Study of stickleback and ecosystem around it provides wide opportunities for cooperation among scientists and students with different interests. And cooperation like this, by its’ synergistic effect, promotes the creation of new ideas and scientific results of a high level.

You can also read about our project on Researchgate.

Population biology
  • Long-term dynamics

  • Spatial distribution in the White Sea

  • Seasonal cycle

  • Age and growth

  • Homing and attachment to the site

  • Sexual dimorphism

  • Spatial and temporal morphological variability. Fluctuating asymmetry

  • Spatial distribution in the Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea

Trophology
  • Stickleback feeding in the White Sea

  • Stable isotopes

  • Stickleback as a food object

  • Herring in the White Sea

  • Herring in the Baltic Sea

  • Food competition of threespine and ninespine sticklebacks in the Baltic Sea

  • Food competition of stickleback and jellyfish in the Baltic Sea

  • Fish of the Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea

Experiments
  • Homing and attachment to the site

  • Food competition of stickleback and jellyfish in the Baltic Sea

  • Stickleback behavioral responses to different stumula

  • Stickleback behavior at different sex ratios

  • Preference by stickleback of different biotopes

Ecological biochemistry
  • Lipids and fatty acids

  • Other biochemical parameters

Parasites
  • Parasites of juveniles: composition, age dynamics and spatial distribution

Phylogenetics
  • Phylogenetics studies

Spatial organization of communities
  • Fish communities in the White Sea: spatial and temporal variability

  • Herring in the White Sea

  • Ninespine stickleback in the White Sea

  • Eelgrass as a stickleback habitat

  • Preference by stickleback of different biotopes
  • Fish of the Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea

  • Winter expedition (M.V.Ivanov, A.Poryadkov, T.S.Ivanova). ERS "Belomorskaia" of SPBU. March 2013. Photo by D.L. Lajus.