Following people are members of CEFAH team:


Head of the Centre:


Dr. Zoran Markovic, Full Professor




Dalibor Vukojevic, Professional Associate - Head of the production


Milos Pusica, laborer


Nenad Zivkovic, laborer


Centre members from Faculty of Agriculture:


Dr. Vesna Poleksic, Full Professor


Dr. Zorka Dulic, Associate Professor


Dr. Marko Stankovic, Assistant Professor


Dr. Bozidar Raskovic, Assistant Professor


Zorica Radovic, Technical Assistant


Ljubica Todoric, Technical Assistant


Centre members from Faculty of Biology:


Dr. Ivana Zivic, Associate Professor


Dr. Katarina Stojanovic, Assistant Professor


Centre members - PhD students:


Gavrilo Bozic


Milenka Bozanic


Aleksandar Peric



ISI Web of Science publications (2009-2017):




Kostic J, Kolarevic S, Kracun-Kolarevic M, Aborgiba M, Gacic Z, Paunovic M, Visnjic-Jeftic Z, Raskovic B, Poleksic V, Lenhardt M, Vukovic-Gacic B (2017) The impact of multiple stressors on the biomarkers response in gills and liver of freshwater breams during different seasons. Science of the Total Environment 601-602: 1670-1681. Link


Stojanovic K, Zivic M, Dulic Z, Markovic Z, Krizmanic J, Milosevic D, Miljanovic B, Jovanovic J, Vidakovic, D, Zivic I (2017) Comparative study of the effects of a small-scale trout farm on the macrozoobenthos, potamoplankton and epilithic diatom communities. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 189: 403. Link


Trbovic D, Zivic I, Stankovic M, Zivic M, Dulic Z, Petronijevic R, Markovic Z (2017) Dependence of the common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) fatty acid profile on diet composition in a semiintensive farming system: tissue and time variability. Aquaculture Research 48: 3121-3133. Link


Vidakovic D, Cantonati M, Mogna M, Jakovljevic O, Sovran S, Lazovic V, Stojanovic K, Dordevic J, Krizmanic J (2017) Additional information on the distribution and ecology of the recently described diatom species Geissleria gereckei. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies46: 18-23. Link


Vitecek S, Kucinic M, Previsic A, Zivic I, Stojanovic K, Keresztes L, Balint M, Hoppeler F, Waringer J, Graf W, Pauls S (2017) Integrative taxonomy by molecular species delimitation: multi-locus data corroborate a new species of Balkan Drusinae micro-endemics. BMC Evolutionary Biology 17: 129. Link


Waringer J, Malicky H, Zivic I, Vicentini H (2017) The larvae of the European Helicopsyche species (Trichoptera: Helicopsychidae). Zootaxa 4277: 561-572. Link




Jakovljevic O, Popovic S, Vidakovic D, Stojanovic K, Krizmanic J (2016) The application of benthic diatoms in water quality assessment (Mlava River, Serbia). Acta Botanica Croatica 75: 199-205. Link


Jakovljevic O, Popovic S, Zivic I, Stojanovic K, Krizmanic J (2016) Benthic diatoms of the Vrla River (Serbia) and their application in the water ecological status assessment. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies 45: 304-315. Link


Kucinic M, Previsic A, Mihoci I, Krpac V, Zivic I, Stojanovic K, Mrnjavcic Vojvoda, A, Katusic L (2016) Morphological features of larvae of Drusus plicatus Radovanovic (Insecta, Trichoptera) from the Republic of Macedonia with molecular, ecological, ethological, and distributional notes. ZooKeys 598: 75-97. Link


Matijasevic D, Pantic M, Raskovic B, Pavlovic V, Duvnjak D, Sknepnek A, Niksic M (2016) The antibacterial activity and mechanisms of action of methanol extracts obtained from Pleurotus ostreatus and Coriolus versicolor mushrooms. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7: 1226. Link


Markovic Z, Stankovic M, Raskovic B, Dulic Z, Zivic I, Poleksic V (2016) Comparative analysis of using cereal grains and compound feed in semi-intensive common carp pond production. Aquaculture International 24: 1699-1723. Link


Mircic D, Stojanovic K, Zivic I, Todorovic D, Stojanovic D, Dolicanin Z, Peric-Mataruga V (2016) The trout farm effect on Dinocras megacephala (Plecoptera: Perlidae) larvae: Antioxidative defense. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29: 515-521. Link


Novakovic BB, Markovic VM, Ilic MD, Tubic BP, Duknic JA, Zivic IM (2016) Recent Records and Ecological Notes on the Riffle Beetle Potamophilus acuminatus (Fabricius, 1792) (Coleoptera: Elmidae) in Serbia. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 68: 207-214. Link


Raskovic B, Cicovacki S, Ciric M, Markovic Z, Poleksic V (2016) Integrative approach of histopathology and histomorphometry of common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) organs as a marker of general fish health state in pond culture. Aquaculture Research 47: 3455-3463. Link


Raskovic B, Ciric M, Koko V, Stankovic M, Zivic I, Markovic Z, Poleksic V (2016) Effect of supplemental feeds on liver and intestine of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) in semi-intensive rearing system: histological implications. Biologia 71: 212-219. Link


Raskovic B, Heinke R, Rosch P, Popp J (2016) The potential of Raman spectroscopy for the classification of fish fillets. Food Analytical Methods 9: 1301-1306. Link




Brkic D, Szakonyne-Pasics I, Gasic S, Teodorovic I, Raskovic B, Brkic N, Neskovic N (2015) Subacute and subchronic toxicity of Avalon mixture (bentazone+dicamba) to rats. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, 39: 1057-1066. Link


Ciric M, Subakov-Simic G, Dulic Z, Bjelanovic K, Cicovacki S, Markovic Z (2015) Effect of supplemental feed type on water quality, plankton and benthos availability and carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) growth in semi-intensive monoculture ponds. Aquaculture Research, 46: 777-788. Link


Lenhardt M, Poleksic V, Vukovic-Gacic B, Raskovic B, Sunjog K, Kolarevic S, Jaric I, Gacic Z (2015) Integrated use of different fish related parameters to assess the status of water bodies. Slovenian Veterinary Research, 52: 5-13. Link


Ljubobratovic U, Kucska B, Feledi T, Poleksic V, Markovic Z, Lenhardt M,Peteri A, Kumar S, Ronyai A (2015) Effect of weaning strategies on growth and survival of pikeperch, Sander lucioperca, larvae. Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sicences, 15: 325-331. Link


Lujic J, Matavulj M, Poleksic V, Raskovic B, Marinovic Z, Kostic D, Miljanovic B (2015) Gill reaction to pollutants from the Tamis River in three freshwater fish species, Esox lucius L. 1758, Sander lucioperca (L. 1758) and Silurus glanis L. 1758: a comparative study. Anatomia Histologia Embryologia, 44: 128-137. Link


Raskovic B, Poleksic V, Visnjic-Jeftic Z, Skoric S, Gacic Z, Djikanovic V, Jaric I, Lenhardt M (2015) Use of histopathology and elemental accumulation in different organs of two benthophagous fish species as indicators of river pollution. Environmental Toxicology, 30: 1153-1161. Link


Stojanovic K, Zivic I, Karan Znidarsic T, Zivic M, Zunic M, Simic V, Markovic Z (2015) Ithytrichia Eaton, 1873 (Hydroptilidae: Trichoptera): A Genus New for the Entomofauna of Serbia. Entomological News, 125:52-62. Link


Waringer J, Graf W, Balint M, Kucinic M, Pauls US, Previsic A, Keresztes L,Ibrahimi H, Zivic I, Bjelanovic K, Krpac V, Vitecek S (2015) Larval morphology and phylogenetic position of Drusus balcanicus, Drusus botosaneanui, Drusus serbicus and Drusus tenellus (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae: Drusinae). European Journal of Entomology, 112: 344-361. Link


Zivic I, Radosavljevic T, Stojanovic K, Petrovic A (2015) The first molecular characterization of the genus Hirudo on the territory of Serbia: estimation of endangerment. Aquatic Ecology, 49: 81-90. Link




Bjelanovic K, Zivic I, Petrovic A, Djordjevic J, Markovic Z, Zikic V (2014) Agriotypus armatus Curtis, 1832, a parasitoid of Silo pallipes Fabricius, 1781: the first record for the Balkan Peninsula. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems, 414: 05. Link


Dulic Z, Markovic Z, Zivic M, Ciric M, Stankovic M, Subakov-Simic G, Zivic I (2014) The response of phytoplankton, zooplankton and macrozoobenthos communities to change in the water supply from surface to groundwater in aquaculture ponds. Annales de Limnologie 50: 131-141. Link


Poleksic V, Stankovic M, Markovic Z, Relic R, Lakic N, Dulic Z, Raskovic B (2014) Morphological and physiological evaluation of common carp (Cyprinus carpio L., 1758) fed extruded compound feeds containing different fat levels. Aquaculture International, 22: 289-298. Link


Zivic I, Zivic M, Bjelanovic K, Milosevic Dj, Stanojlovic S, Daljevic R, Markovic Z (2014) Global warming effects on benthic macroinvertebrates: a model case study from a small geothermal stream. Hydrobiologia, 732: 147-159. Link


Zivic I, Zivic M, Bjelanovic K, Spasic M, Raskovic B, Stankovic M, Markovic Z (2014) Fatty acid profile in muscles of carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) raised in a semi-intensive production system fed with grains, pelleted and extruded feed. Archives of Biological Sciences, 66: 877-887. Link




Raskovic B, Jaric I, Koko V, Spasic M, Dulic Z, Markovic Z, Poleksic V (2013) Histopathological indicators: a useful fish health monitoring tool in common carp (Cyprinus carpio Linnaeus, 1758) culture. Central European Journal of Biology 8: 975-985. Link


Trbovic D, Markovic Z, Milojkovic-Opsenica D, Petronijevic R, Spiric D, Djinovic-Stojanovic J, Spiric A (2013) Influence of diet on proximate composition and fatty acid profile in common carp (Cyprinus carpio). Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 31: 75-81. Link


Zivic I, Bjelanovic K, Simic V, Zivic M, Zikic V, Markovic Z (2013) New records of Thremma anomalum (Trichoptera, Uenoidae) from Southeastern Europe with notes on its ecology. Entomological News 123: 206-219. Link


Zivic I, Trbovic D, Zivic M, Bjelanovic K, Markovic ZS, Stankovic M, Markovic Z (2013) The influence of supplement feed preparation on the fatty acids composition of carp and Chironomidae larvae in a semi-intensive production system. Archive of Biological Sciences 65: 1387-1396. Link


Zivic I, Zivic M, Milosevic D, Bjelanovic K, Stanojlovic S, Daljevic R, Markovic Z (2013) The effects of geothermal water inflow on longitudinal changes in benthic macroinvertebrate community composition of a temperate stream. Journal of Thermal Biology 38: 255-263. Link




Markovic Z, Poleksic V, Lakic N, Zivic I, Dulic Z, Stankovic M, Spasic M, Raskovic B, Sorensen M (2012) Evaluation of growth and histology of liver and intestine in juvenile carp (Cyprinus carpio, L.) fed extruded diets with or without fish meal. Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 12: 301-308. Link


Skoric S, Raskovic B, Poleksic V, Gacic Z, Lenhardt M (2012) Scoring of the extent and intensity of carp (Cyprinus carpio) skin changes made by cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis): relationship between morphometric and histological indices. Aquaculture International 20: 525-535. Link




Lenhardt M, Markovic G, Hegedis A, Maletin S, Cirkovic M, Markovic Z (2011) Non-native and translocated fish species in Serbia and their impact on the native ichthyofauna. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 21: 407-421. Link




Dulic Z, Subakov-Simic G, Ciric M, Relic R, Lakic N, Stankovic M, Markovic Z (2010) Water Quality in Semi-intensive Carp Production System Using Three Different Feeds. Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science 16: 266-274. Link


Poleksic V, Lenhardt M, Jaric I, Djordjevic D, Gacic Z, Cvijanovic G, Raskovic B (2010) Liver, gills and skin histopathology and heavy metal content of the Danube sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus Linnaeus, 1758). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29: 515-521. Link

Raskovic B, Poleksic V, Zivic I, Spasic M (2010) Histology of carp (Cyprinus carpio, L.) gills and pond water quality in semiintensive production. Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science 16: 253-262. Link


Stankovic M, Markovic Z, Dulic Z, Raskovic B, Zivic I, Lakic N (2010) Effect of feeding dynamics on carp growth rate. Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science 16: 317-321. Link




Dulic Z, Poleksic V, Raskovic B, Lakic N, Markovic Z, Zivic I, Stankovic M (2009) Assessment of the water quality of aquatic resources using biological methods. Desalination and Water Treatment 11: 264-274. Link


Markovic Z, Dulic Z, Zivic I, Mitrovic-Tutundzic V (2009) Influence of abiotic and biotic environmental factors on weight gain of cultured carp on a carp farm. Archives of Biological Sciences 61: 113-121. Link

Zivic I, Markovic Z, Filipovic-Rojka Z, Zivic M (2009) Influence of a trout farm on water quality and macrozoobenthos communities of the receiving stream (Tresnjica River, Serbia). International Review of Hydrobiology 94: 673-687. Link

Zivic I, Markovic Z, Simic V, Kucinic M (2009) New records of Helicopsyche bacescui (Trichoptera, Helicopsychidae) from the Balkan Peninsula with notes on its habitat. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 55: 77-87. Link


Zivic I, Markovic Z, Zivic M (2009) Influence of a trout farm on macrozoobenthos communities of the Tresnjica River, Serbia. Archives of Biological Sciences 61: 483-492. Link


International projects (2003 - 2017):


2014 - 2018 Swimming of fish and implications for migration and aquaculture - FITFISH (Food and Agriculture COST Action FA1304) - MC members


2013 - 2016 7th Framework Programme, Advancing research in agricultural and food sciences at Faculty of agriculture, University of Belgrade - AREA (FP7-REGPOT-2012-2013-1) - Partners


2013 - 2014 Applying cutting-edge stereological methods for evaluating the histology and histopathology of the liver of carp fed vegetable oils of different origin - Bilateral project with Republic of Portugal


2013 - 2016 TEMPUS, Building capacity of Serbian agricultural education to link with society, CaSA (544072-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-RS-TEMPUS-SMHES 2013-4604/001-001) - Coordinators


2008 - 2011 7th Framework Programme, Reinforcement of Sustanable Aquaculture - ROSA (FP7-REGPOT-2007-3) - Coordinators


2007 - 2008 Support to the Fishery Sector in Serbia and Montenegro, European Agency for Recontruction, No. 05MON02 01 003 - Partners


2005 - 2007 6th Framework Programme (JNCO calls for Waster Balkan countries) Water Resources Strategies and Drought Alleviations in Western Balkan Agriculture - Partners


2005 - 2007 Scientific cooperation between Serbia and Norway concerning planning and establishing a genetic improvement programme for carp in Serbia, and to transfer knowledge within genetics and selective breeding- project between Faculty of agriculture, University of Belgrade and Aquaforsk, Institute of Aquaculture Research, As, Norway - Partners


2001 - 2004 Establishment of cooperation in the field of Agriculture and Fisheries - project between Faculty of agriculture, University of Belgrade and Aquaforsk, Institute of Aquaculture Research, As, Norway - Partners


National projects (2003 - 2017):

2011 - 2017 Improvement of production capacities of common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) with nutrition and selection programes (TR 31075) - Coordinators


2008 - 2010 Improvement of semi-intensive production of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) in sustainable aquaculture (TR 20047) - Coordinators


2005 - 2008 Improvement of feeding technology of common carp (Cyprinus caprio Linn.) and rainbow trout(Oncorhynchus mykiss Wal.) in sustainable aquaculture (TR 006903) - Coordinators


2002 - 2004 Unconventional animal production (BTR 5.05.0541) - Partners

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