The Team

Our team consists of 15 experts from different fields of research, covering coral ecology and morphology, general reef ecology, taxonomy, fish morphology and ecology, ecotourism and media. This fusion of expertise from different disciplines defines the uniqueness of the group.


The team members are:

 

 



  Dr. Wolfgang Loch
Coral ecology

former associated collaborators of the University of Duisburg-Essen
expedition leader


  Karen Loch
Coral ecology

former associated collaborators of the University of Duisburg-Essen
expedition leader


  Prof. Dr. Robert A. Patzner
Fish ecology, underwater photography

University of Salzburg
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  Prof. Dr. Anton Hermann:
Cell biology

University of Salzburg


  MSc. Holger Anlauf
Hard coral ecology, impacts of climate change former

University of Rostock and free researcher at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Insitute, Panama (STRI).


  Dr. Reinhard Kikinger
Reef ecology

University of Vienna and the Maldives


  Dr. Karl Kleemann
Coral-mussel-associations and bioerosion

University of Vienna


 

Dr. Horst Moosleitner
Fish ecology, ecology and systematics of seastars

University of Salzburg
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Dr. Jürgen Herler
Reef fish ecology and –morphology

University of Vienna
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  MSc. Markus Dirnwöber
Fish ecology

University of Vienna and the Maledives


  MSc. Pierre Madl
Marine biology and coral diseases

University of Salzburg


  Ewald Lieske
Reef fish biologist and book-author


  Rüdiger Latka
Editor of the journal „Meerwasseraquarianer“


  Margarethe Latka
Collaborating editor of the journal „Meerwasseraquarianer“
  Claudia Heissl
Physics und Biophysics

University of Salzburg
   








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