Ioannis Vatsos

Associate Professor Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture
+47 75 51 74 17
Bodø, Hoved Campus 2077

About me



Diplomate and Board member of the European Veterinary College of Aquatic Animal Health (ECAAH).

PhD in Aquatic Veterinary Studies, Institute of Aquaculture, Stirling University, Scotland, UK.

Master's degree in Aquatic Veterinary Studies/Pathobiology, Institute of Aquaculture, Stirling University, Scotland, UK.

Bachelor's degree (PTYCHIO) in Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.


Previous employment

Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Farming and Pathology of Aquatic Organisms at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Research Scientist, Institute of Aquaculture, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (H.C.M.R.), Athens, Greece.

Visiting Associate Lecturer Ichthyology-Aquaculture,  University of Ioannina, Department of Biological Applications and Technologies, Greece. 

Research Projects Manager in SELONDA AQUACULTURE SA, Greece, responsible for projects related with the health of reared fish.


Field of expertise

Farming and diseases of aquatic organisms, with emphasis on microbiology and histology.​


Courses Taught/Supervision


General Microbiology (Bachelor level), General Histology (Bachelor level), Principles in Animal Experimentation (PhD level).


Ichthyology (Bachelor level), Fish Farming and Fish Diseases (Bachelor level), Fish Histology (Master level) .​