University of Belgrade

Institute for
Multidisciplinary Research

Aleksandar Hegediš
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Dr Aleksandar Hegediš

Research Professor

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (ES)

Phone: +381-11/2078-477

E-mail: hegedis@imsi.rs; hegedis@imsi.bg.ac.rs

Curriculum vitae

Education

 

2007: Ph.D. in Agriculture, University of Novi Sad. Dissertation title: “Migration and characteristics of glass eel (Anguilla anguilla) as limiting factors for fish farming”.

 

1995: M.Sc. in Environmental Science, Center for Multidisciplinary Studies, University of Belgrade.

 

1987: B.Sc. in General Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Belgrade.

 

Work Experience

 

2008-present: Senior Research Fellow (Research Associate Professor), Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.

 

2008-present: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade.

 

1988-2007: Research Assistant, Center for Multidisciplinary Studies, University of Belgrade.

 

Research Interests

 

• Population ecology of fishes.

• Protection of aquatic ecosystems and fish population.

• Aquaculture.

• Fisheries management.

 

Other Professional Activities

 

2010-present: Head of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.

 

2003-present: Adviser for the fisheries management at “Sava Lake”, Belgrade.

 

2008-2009: Member of the Work Group for preparation of the Law on protection and sustainable use of fish resources.

 

2007-2008: Member of the Work Group for preparation of the National Strategy for Sustainable Use of Natural Resources in the Republic of Serbia (sector Fishery).

 

2002-2006: Professor of Biology at the Private high school “Crnjanski”.

 

2002-2004: Member of the Work Group for the fisheries at the Ministry for the Protection of Natural Resources and Environment, Republic of Serbia.

 

2001-2002: Senior Adviser in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, Republic of Serbia.

 

Representative publications


International book chapters

1.

Nikčević M., Hegediš A., Mićković B., Živadinović D., Andjus R.K. (2000) Thermal acclimation capacity of the burbot Lota lota L. In: Burbot: Biology, Ecology, and Management, V. L. Paragamian and D. W. Willis (Eds.), pp. 71-77. Fisheries Management Section of the American Fisheries Society, Spokane, Washington. ISBN: 1885692129 – ID=808

Peer-reviewed international journals

1.

M. Nikčević, S. Skorić, G. Cvijanović, B. Mićković, A. Hegediš (2016). First record of smoltified rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum, 1792) in the main riverbed of the Serbian part of the Danube River. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 32, 1235-1236. (M23) IF=1.018 – ID=1309

2.

Jovičić, K., Janković, S., Višnjić-Jeftić, Z., Skorić, S., Djikanović, V., Lenhardt, M., Hegediš, A., Krpo-Ćetković, J. and Jarić, I. (2016). Mapping differential elemental accumulation in fish tissues: importance of fish tissue sampling standardization. Archives of Biological Sciences 68(2), 303-309. – ID=1238

3.

Jovičić, K., Nikolić, D.M., Višnjić-Jeftić, Ž., Đikanović, V., Skorić, S., Stefanović, S.M., Lenhardt, M., Hegediš, A., Krpo-Ćetković, J. and Jarić, I. (2015). Mapping differential elemental accumulation in fish tissues: assessment of metal and trace element concentrations in wels catfish (Silurus glanis) from the Danube River by ICP-MS. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 22, 3820-3827. – ID=1085

4.

Subotić S., Višnjić-Jeftić Z., Spasić S., Hegediš A.,Krpo-Ćetković J., Lenhardt M. (2015) Concentrations of 18 elements in muscle, liver, gills, and gonads of sichel (Pelecuscultratus), ruffe (Gymnocephaluscernua), and European perch (Percafluviatilis) in the Danube River near Belgrade (Serbia). Water Air and Soil Pollution 226(9):287 (Environmental Sciences 124/225; IF = 1.551, M23)
– ID=1389

5.

Jaćimović, M., Krpo-Ćetković, J., Lenhardt, M., Višnjić-Jeftić, Ž., Jarić, I., Gačić, Z., Hegediš, A. (2015). Elemental concentrations in different tissues od European perch and black bullhead from Sava lake (Serbia). Slovenian Veterinary Research 52(2), 57-65. – ID=1165

6.

Jovičić K., Lenhardt M., Višnjić-Jeftić Ž., Đikanović V., Skorić S., Smederevac-Lalić M., Jaćimović M., Gačić Z., Jarić I., Hegediš A. (2014) Assessment of fish stocks and elemental pollution in the Danube, Sava and Kolubara rivers on the territory of the city of Belgrade, Serbia. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica Suppl. 7: 179-184. – ID=930

7.

Pejin B., Savic A.G., Hegedis A, Karaman I., Horvatovic M., Mojovic M (2014) A bryozoan species may offer novel antioxidants with anti-carbon-dioxide anion radical activity, Natural Product Research, 28(22), 2057-2060. – ID=981

8.

Gačić, Z., Bajić, A., Milošević, M., Nikčević, M., Mićković, B., Hegediš, A., Gačić, L., Damjanović, I. (2014). Spectral sensitivity of the electroretinogram b-wave in dark-adapted Prussian carp (Carassius gibelio Bloch, 1782) Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 40:1899–1906 – ID=1191

9.

Skorić S., Cvijanović G., Kohlmann K., Hegediš A., Jarić I., Lenhardt M. (2013) First record of a hybrid striped bass (Morone saxatilis x Morone chrysops) in the Danube River. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 29, 668-670. – ID=227

10.

Lenhardt, M., Jarić, I., Višnjić-Jeftić, Ž., Skorić, S., Gačić, Z., Pucar, M. and Hegediš, A. (2012). Concentrations of 17 elements in muscle, gills, liver and gonads of five economically important fish species from the Danube River. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems 407 (2), 1-10. – ID=228

11.

Mićković B., Nikčević M., Djikanović V., Smederevac-Lalić M., Gačić Z., Hegediš A. (2013). Thermal and Dissolved Oxygen Properties and Fish Assemblages of the Zlatar Reservoir. Water Research and Management 1(3): 19-24. – ID=925

12.

Pejin Boris, Stošić-Grujičić Stanislava, Bogdanović Gordana M, Hegediš Aleksandar E, Karaman Ivo M, Stojanović Ivana, Nikolić Ivana, Kojić Vesna V, Horvatović Mladen, Radotić Ksenija (2013) In Vitro evaluation of the immunomodulatory and anticarcinogenic activity of the freshwater bryozoan Hyalinella punctata methanolic extract. Digest Journal of Nanomaterials and Biostructures 8: 187-195. – ID=973

13.

Jarić I., Cvijanović G., Hegediš A., Lenhardt M. (2012) Assessing the range of newly established invasive species in rivers using probalistic methods. Hydrobiologia 680(1): 171-178 – ID=212

14.

Pejin B., Glamoclija J., Ciric A., Radotic K., Vajs V., Tesevic V., Hegedis A., Karaman I., Horvatovic M., Sokovic M. (2012) Antimicrobial activity of the freshwater bryozoan Hyalinella punctata (Hanckock, 1850). Digest Journal of Nanomaterials and Biostructures 7: 1021-1026 – ID=626

15.

Lenhardt M., Marković G., Hegediš A., Maletin S., Ćirković M., Marković 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. Fisheries 4/50, Marine & Freshwater Biology 15/97, 2.500 – ID=211

16.

Smederevac-Lalić M., Višnjić-Jeftić Ž., Pucar M., Mićković B., Skorić S., Nikčević M., Hegediš A. (2011) Fishing circumstances on the Danube in Serbia. Water Research and Management 1(4): 45-49 – ID=213

17.

Skorić S., Mićković B., Regner S., Višnjić Jeftić Ž., Hegediš A. (2010) The use of hopper barges as facilities for aquaculture: The growth characteristics of Carp (Cyprinus carpio) depending on stocking density. Journal of Agricultural Science 55(2): 147-155. Agriculture, Multidisciplinary 8/55 1.418 – ID=681

18.

Krpo-Ćetković J., Hegediš A., Lenhardt M. (2010) Diet and growth of asp, Aspius aspius (Linnaeus, 1758), in the Danube River near the confluence with the Sava River (Serbia). Journal of Applied Ichthyology 26(4): 513-521 – ID=210

19.

Mićković B., Nikčević M., Hegediš A., Regner S.,  Gačić, Z., Krpo-Ćetković J. (2010) Mullet Fry (Mugilidae) In Coastal Waters Of Montenegro, Their Spatial Distribution And Migration Phenology. Archives of Biological Sciences, Belgrade 62(1): 107-114 – ID=191

20.

Regner S., Mićković M., Skorić S., Višnjić Jeftić Ž., Hegediš A. (2010) The possibility of using river hopper barges as aquaculture facilities. Acta Agriculturae Serbica 15(30): 107-115 – ID=680

21.

Višnjić-Jeftić Ž., Lenhardt M., Navodaru I., Hegediš A., Gačić Z., Nikčević M. (2009) Reproducibility of age determination by scale and vertebra in Pontic shad (Alosa pontica Eichwald, 1838), from the Danube. Archives of Biological Sciences, Belgrade 61(2): 337-342 – ID=188

22.

Gačić Z., Damjanović I, Mićković B., Hegediš A., Nikčević M. (2007) Spectral sensitivity of the dogfish shark (Scyliorhinus canicula). Fish Physiology and Biochemistry 33(1): 21-27 – ID=182

23.

Hegediš A., Lenhardt M., Mićković B., Cvijanović G., Jarić I., Gačić Z. (2007) Amur sleeper (Perccottus glenii Dubowski, 1877) spreading in the Danube River Basin. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 23(6): 705-706 – ID=149

24.

Lenhardt M., Hegediš A., Mićković B., Višnjić Jeftić Ž., Smederevac M., Jarić I., Cvijanović G., Gačić Z. (2006) First record of the North American paddlefish (Polyodon spathula Walbaum, 1792) in the Serbian part of the Danube River. Archives of Biological Sciences, Belgrade 58(3): 27P-28P – ID=214

25.

Lenhardt М., Hegediš А., Cvejić S., Cvijanović G., Smederevac М. (2006) Diversity and Status of Fish Stock in Special Reserve of Nature “Gornje Podunavlje”. Ecologica 13(12): 21-25 – ID=685

26.

Hegediš A., Kalauzi A., Mićković B., Nikčević M., Andjus R.K. (2005) Modeling of the migration of the European glass eel. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1048: 85-91. Multidisciplinary Sciences 5/48 1.971 – ID=209

27.

Cvijanović G., Lenhardt M., Hegediš A. (2005) The first record of black bullhead Ameiurus melas (Pisces, Ictaluridae) in Serbian waters. Archives of Biological Sciences, Belgrade 57(4): 21P-22P – ID=147

28.

Cakić P., Lenhardt M., Kolarević J., Mićković B., Hegediš A. (2004) Distribution of Asiatic cyprinid Pseudorasbora parva in Serbia and Montenegro. Journal of Fish Biology 65(5): 1431-1434. Fisheries 11/40, 1.198 – ID=207

29.

Paunović M., Cakić P., Hegediš A., Kolarević J., Lenhardt M. (2004) A report of Eriocheris sinensis (H. Milne Edwards, 1854) (Crustacea: Brachyura: Grapsidae) from the Serbian part of the Danube River. Hydrobiologia 529: 275-277 – ID=456

30.

Smederevac М., Višnjić Ž., Hegediš А. (2001) New data of distribution of the Gobies (gen. Neogobius; fam. Gobidae) in Yugoslav course of the Danube river. Ichtiologia 33(1): 77-80 – ID=684

31.

Cakić D., Hegediš A., Kataranovski D., Lenhardt M. (1998) Endohelminths of Mediterranean barbel, Barbus peloponnesius petenyi, in running waters of West Serbia (Yugoslavia). Folia zoologica 47 (Supplement 1): 81-85 – ID=451

32.

Nikčević M., Mićković B., Hegediš A., Anđus R.K. (1998) Feeding habits of huchen Hucho hucho (Salmonidae) fry in the River Trešnjica, Yugoslavia. Italian Journal of Zoology 65: 231-233 – ID=519

Scientific meetings

1.

Mirjana Lenhardt, Vesna Đikanović, Aleksandar Hegediš, Željka Višnjić-Jeftić, Stefan Skorić, Marija Smederevac-Lalić (2016). Kvalitativno-kvantitativne promene ihtiofaune u protočnim dunavskim akumulacijama posle izgradnje brana đerdapskih hidrolelektrana. Naučni skup: Ekološki i ekonomski značaj faune Srbije, Srpska akademija nauka i umetnosti, Akademijski odbor za proučavanje faune Srbije, 17. Novembar 2016 – ID=1294

2.

Lenhardt M., Pekarik L., Spasić S., Skorić S., Smederevac-Lalić M., Hegediš A., Jaćimović V., Đikanović V. (2016). The influence of diel period on fish assemblage surveys by electro-fishing and beach seining at three locations in the inshore part of the Danube River. The 41st International Association for Danube Research (IAD) Conference, Sibiu, Romania, 2016 – Tributaries as key elements in sustainable management of the Danube River basin. Abstracts: 6. (ISBN 978-606-12-1303-0). – ID=1293

3.

Lenhardt, M., Jarić, I., Skorić, S., Smederevac-Lalić, M., Cvijanović, G., Djikanović, V., Višnjić-Jeftić, Z., Hegediš, A., Mićković, B., Nikčević, M., Jovičić, K., Jaćimović, M., Gačić, Z. (2014). Different possibilities for tracking sturgeon migration and habitat mapping in the Danube river. International Congress on the Biology of Fish, 3-7 August, 2014, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, Book of Abstracts, 142-143. – ID=1079

4.

Smederevac-Lalić, M., Kalauzi, A., Regner, S., Lenhardt, M., Hegediš, A., Jaćimović, M., Mićković, B. (2014). Climatic cycles – fish catch relationship in Danube (Serbia). 2nd International Conference on the Status and Future of The World’s Large Rivers. 21-25 July 2014. Manaus, Brazil, Book of Abstracts – ID=1080

5.

Grozdić, T. D., Hegediš, A., Pucar, M., Nikčević, M., Mićković, B. (2014). The quality of water in the Sava Lake in 2012 – 2013. International Scientific Conference on Sustainable Economy and Environment, 23-25 April, 2014, Belgrade, Serbia, Book of Abstracts, 140-142. – ID=1081

6.

Skorić S., Đikanović V., Pucar M., Krpo-Ćetković J., Hegediš A. (2012) Diet of brown trout (Salmo trutta L. 1758) in remarkable feature of the landscape “Canyon of the the Gradac river” in autumn. In: Proceedings, The 41th Annual Conference of the Serbian Water Pollution Control Society “Water 2012”, June 5-7, 2012, Divčibare, Serbia, p. 87-92 – ID=838

7.

Sunjog K., Kolarević S., Gačić Z., Hegediš A., Pucar M., Skorić S., Kračun M., Knežević-Vukčević J., Lenhardt M., Vuković-Gačić B. (2012) Genotoxicity assessment on river Gradac in fish (Salmo trutta, Barbus meridionalis) using the Comet assay. In: Proceedings, The 41th Annual Conference of the Serbian Water Pollution Control Society “Water 2012”, June 5-7, 2012, Divčibare, Serbia, p. 81-86 – ID=837

8.

Višnjić-Jeftić Ž., Smederevac-Lalić M., Pucar M., Skorić S., Đikanović V., Hegediš A. (2012) An overview of the pollution with heavy metals and trace elements in sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus), black sea shad (Alosa immaculata) and barbel (Barbus barbus) from the Danube in Serbia. In: Proceedings, The 41th Annual Conference of the Serbian Water Pollution Control Society “Water 2012”, June 5-7, 2012, Divčibare, Serbia, pp. 63-68 – ID=836

9.

Pucar M., Hegediš A., Lenhardt M., Gačić Z., Krpo-Ćetković J. (2012) Population monitoring of an invasive fish species, black bullhead (Ameiurus melas), in Lake Sava (Belgrade, Serbia). In: Book of Abstracts, International conference on Ecology and Conservation of freshwater fish (ECFF 2012), May 28 – June 2, 2012, Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR), Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal, p. 136 – ID=835

10.

Smederevac-Lalić M., Regner S., Hegediš A., Kalauzi A., Višnjić-Jeftić Ž., Skorić S., Lenhardt M. (2011) Socio-economic and biological aspects of the Danube commercial fisheries in Serbia. In: Abstracts book, International Conference on the Status and Future of the World’s Large Rivers, April 11-14, 2011, Vienna, Austria, p. 395 – ID=865

11.

Višnjić-Jeftić Ž., Stamenković D., Krpo-Ćetković J., Hegediš A., Smederevac-Lalić M., Nikčević M., Lenhardt M. (2011) Geographic range dynamics of the genus Neogobius in the Danube in Serbia. In: Abstracts book, International Conference on the Status and Future of the World’s Large Rivers, April 11-14, 2011, Vienna, Austria, p. 254 – ID=864

12.

Lenhardt M., Hegediš A., Gačić Z., Mićković B., Nikčević M., Smederevac-Lalić M., Pucar M. (2011) Impact of alien fish species and other antropogenic activities on native ichthyofauna of Serbian part of the Danube River. In: Book of Abstracts, III Aquatic Biodiversity International Conference, October 4-7, 2011, “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu, Romania, p. 28 – ID=834

13.

Mićković B., Nikčević M., Hegediš A., Lenhardt M., Pucar M., Skorić S. (2011) Preliminary results on successful stocking of pikeperch (Sander lucioperca L.) in the Zlatar resevoir. In: Proceedings, V International Conference “Aquaculture & Fishery”, June 1-3, 2011, Faculty of Agriculture, Belgrade, pp. 469-473 – ID=833

14.

Hegediš A., Mićković B., Nikčević M., Lenhardt M., Pucar M., Smederevac-Lalić M. (2011) Historical aspects of the development of fish communities in the “Perućac” reservoir. In: Proceedings, V International Conference “Aquaculture & Fishery”, June 1-3, 2011, Faculty of Agriculture, Belgrade, pp. 205-209 – ID=832

15.

Smederevac-Lalić M., Regner S., Hegediš A., Kalauzi A., Višnjić-Jeftić Ž., Pucar M., Cvijanović G., Lenhardt M. (2011) Commercial fisheries on Danube in Serbia. In: Proceedings, V International Conference “Aquaculture & Fishery”, June 1-3, 2011, Faculty of Agriculture, Belgrade, pp. 189-194 – ID=831

16.

Hegediš A., Lenhardt M., Nikčević M., Mićković B., Smederevac-Lalić M. (2009) Model framework of complex human pressure on ichthyofaunistic composition on the Serbian part of the Drina River. In: Proceedings of the International symposium on Improving the ecological status of fish communities in inland waters and EFI+ Workshop, March 31 – April 2, 2009, The University of Hull, UK – ID=859

17.

Smederevac-Lalić M., Lenhardt M., Hegediš A., Cvijanović G., Jarić I., Gačić Z., Cvejić S. (2008) Socio-economic character and importance of fisheries on Danube between Serbia and Croatia. In: Proceedings of the EIFAC Symposium on Interactions Between Social, Economic and Ecological Objectives of Inland Commercial, Recreational Fisheries and Aquaculture, May 21-24, 2008, Antalya, Turkey, pp. 35-36 – ID=858

18.

Lenhardt M., Gyore K., Hegediš A., Mićković B., Gačić Z., Smederevac-Lalić M., Cvijanović G. (2008) Sustainable use of sterlet and development of sterlet aquaculture in Serbia and Hungary. In: Proceedings of the EIFAC Symposium on Interactions Between Social, Economic and Ecological Objectives of Inland Commercial, Recreational Fisheries and Aquaculture, May 21-24, 2008, Antalya, Turkey, p. 10 – ID=857

19.

Lenhardt M., Gyore K., Smederevac-Lalić M., Hegediš A., Mićković B., Gačić Z., Jarić I., Cvijanović G., Višnjić-Jeftić Ž. (2008) Activity plan for the conservation of sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus L.) in Serbia and Hungary. In: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Sturgeon Conservation and Breeding, XXXII Scientific Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture, May 15-16, 2008, Szarvas, Hungary, p. 50 – ID=856

20.

Lenhardt M., Poleksić V., Cvijanović G., Jarić I., Višnjić-Jeftić Ž., Smederevac-Lalić M., Hegediš A., Gačić Z., Mićković B. (2008) Histopathological analyses of sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus L.) vital organs as indicators of population condition. In: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Sturgeon Conservation and Breeding, XXXII Scientific Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture, May 15-16, 2008, Szarvas, Hungary, p. 48 – ID=855

21.

Smederevac М., Višnjić Jeftić Ž., Cvijanović G., Lenhardt M., Mićković B., Hegediš А. (2006) Pregled gazdovanja ribolovnim resurima u Dunavu, Savi i Tisi na području Srbije u  periodu od 1995 – 2005. U:  Zborniku radova “Gospodarenje ribljim resursima u ribolovnim područjima Drava – Dunav i Sava”, IV nacionalno znanstveno stručno savetovanje sa međunarodnim sudjelovanjem, Ribarski dani ”Оsijek 2006”, 8-9. juni 2006, Osijek, Hrvatska, str.14-23 – ID=853

 

Current projects

Project ID
Project Title
Financial Source
My Status
OI173045 Fishes as water quality indicators in open waters of Serbia Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia Member
TR37009 Monitoring and Modeling of Rivers and Reservoirs (MORE) – Physical, Chemical, Biological and Morphodynamic Parameters Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia Member
COST Action ES1201 Network Lake Observations in Europe (NETLAKE) COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Participant