Hellenic Center for Marine Research (HCMR) is established in 2003 at Greece and is having more than 500 employees. HCMR is a multi-site organization and the main research and advisory body for marine environment, fisheries and aquaculture in Greece. The Institute of Aquaculture, one of the five Institutes of HCMR, curries out basic and applied research into the rearing process of marine animals, improvement of quality and welfare. It has state of the art facilities in Crete for both experimental and pilot scale studies, including hatcheries, brood stocks of several fish species, pre-growing and on-growing land facilities and also a net-pen cage farm. It has large-scale bioreactors for the production of phytoplankton, as well as experimental bioreactors and equipment for the maintenance and monitoring of stock cultures. Specialized laboratories support any experimental studies. The Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR) aims to carry out scientific and technological research, and experimental development, dissemination and implementation of produced results, especially in the fields of study and protection of the hydrosphere, its organisms, its interface with the atmosphere, the coast and the sea bottom, the physical, chemical, biological and geological conditions that prevail and regulate the above mentioned systems with: The production of products and supply of services, the support of decision-making concerning the general public, the economy and culture, their economic exploitation either by HCMR and/or by its employees or by third parties.
The following is the list of scholars from Hellenic Center for Marine Research who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences