University of Belgrade

Institute for
Multidisciplinary Research

Stefan Skorić
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Dr Stefan Skorić

Research Fellow (Research Assistant Professor)

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (ES)

Phone: +381-11/2078-475

E-mail: stefan.skoric@imsi.rs; stefan.skoric@imsi.bg.ac.rs

Curriculum vitae

Education

 

2013: Ph.D. in Ecology, Biogeography and Biodiversity Protection (Hydroecology), Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade.

 

2002: B.Sc. in Ecology and Environmental Protection, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade.

 

Work Experience

 

2014-present: Research Fellow,  Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.

 

2008-2014: Research Assistant, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.

 

2006-2008: Research Trainee, Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies, University of Belgrade.

 

2003-2005: Research Trainee, Institute for Biological Research “Siniša Stanković”, University of Belgrade.

 

Research Interests

 

• Ecology of piscivourus birds and birds of prey.

• Ichthyology.

• Ecotoxicology.

• Aquaculture.

 

Courses Taught

 

2005-2006: Teaching Assistant at the Department of Morphology, Systematic and Phylogeny of Animals, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade.

 

Other Professional Activities

 

• Participation in research projects:

 

2008-2010: “The research of possibility for the development of highly productive aquaculture on river hopper barges”, TR 23 034, Ministry of Science and Technological Development, Republic of Serbia.

 

2008-2010: “South East European Wind Energy Exploitation”, Seewind-38 489, FP6 project.

 

2006-2008: “Reproduction of Egyptian vulture”, Ministry of Science and Environmental Protection, Republic of Serbia.

 

2003-2005: “Indicators of structural and functional peturbation of terestrical ecosystems”, Project no. 1565, Ministry of Science, Technology and Development, Republic of Serbia.

 

 

• Member of the Serbian Biological Society.

 

Representative publications


Peer-reviewed international journals

1.

Djikanović, V., Skorić, S., Jarić, I. and Lenhardt (2016). Age-specific metal and accumulation patterns in different tissues of nase (Chodrostoma nasus) from the Medjuvršje Reservoir. Science of the Total Environment 566-567, 185-190. – ID=1237

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.

Rašković B., Poleksić V., Višnjić-Jeftić Ž., Skorić S., Gačić Z., Djikanović V., Jarić I. , and Lenhardt M. (2014). Use of histopathology and elemental accumulation in different organs of two benthophagous fish species as indicators of river pollution. Environmental Toxicology 30 (10), 1153-1161. Environmental Sciences 53/210, Water Resources 8/80. 2.708 – ID=907

5.

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

6.

Djikanović V., Skorić S., Lenhardt M., Smederevac-Lalić M., Višnjić-Jeftić Z., Spasić S., Mićković B. (2014) Review of sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus L.1758) (Actinopterygii: Acipenseridae) feeding habits in the River Danube, 1694–852 river km. Journal of Natural History, DOI:10.1080/00222933.2013.877991. – ID=982

7.

Višnjić-Jeftić Ž, Gačić Z., Skorić S., Smederevac-Lalić M., Djikanović V., Mićković B. (2014). Population structure of Burbot (Lota lota L.) in the Danube. Water Research and Management, 4 (2), 1-4. – ID=983

8.

Djikanovic V, Skoric S, Lenhardt M, Smederevac-Lalic M, Visnjic-Jeftic Z, Spasic S, Mickovic B (2014) Review of starlet (Acipenser ruthnus L.1758) feeding habits in the Danube River, 1.694-852 river km. Journal of Natural History Vol. xx , No. x, pp. DOI:10.1080/00222933.2013.877991 – ID=1028

9.

Djikanovic V, Skoric S, Lenhardt M, Smederevac-Lalic M, Visnjic-Jeftic Z, Spasic S, Mickovic B (2014) Review of starlet (Acipenser ruthnus L.1758) feeding habits in the Danube River, 1.694-852 river km. Journal of Natural History Vol. xx , No. x, pp. DOI:10.1080/00222933.2013.877991 – ID=1028

10.

Sunjog, K., Kolarević, S., Kračun-Kolarević, M., Gačić, Z., Skorić, S., Đikanović, V., Lenhardt, M., Vuković-Gačić, B. (2014).Variability in DNA damage of chub (Squalius cephalus L.) blood, gill and liver cells during the annual cycle. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 37(3), 967-974. – ID=1185

11.

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

12.

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

13.

Skorić S., Rašković B., Poleksić V., Gačić 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(3): 525-535 – ID=198

14.

Marinković S., Orlandić Lj., Skorić S., Karadžić B. (2012) Nest-Site Preference of Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) in Herzegovina. Archives of Biological Sciences, Belgrade 64(1): 385-392 – ID=682

15.

Skoric S., Visnjić-Jeftic Z., Jaric I., Djikanovic V., Mickovic B., Nikcevic M., Lenhardt M. (2012) Accumulation of 20 elements in great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) and its main prey, carp (Cyprinus carpio) and Prussian carp (Carassius gibelio). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 80: 244-251 – ID=683

16.

Višnjić-Jeftić Ž., Lenhardt M., Vukov T., Gačić Z., Skorić S., Smederevac-Lalić M., Nikčević M. (2012) The geometric morphometrics and condition of Pontic shad (Alosa immaculata) migrants to the Danube River. Journal of Natural History 47(15-16): 1121-1128 – ID=688

17.

Jarić I., Višnjić-Jeftić Ž., Cvijanović G., Gačić Z., Jovanović Lj., Skorić S., Lenhardt M. (2011) Determination of differential heavy metal and trace element accumulation in liver, gills, intestine and muscle of sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus) from the Danube River in Serbia by ICP-OES. Microchemical Journal 98(1): 77-81. Chemistry, Analytical 17/73, 3.048 – ID=153

18.

Smederevac-Lalić M., Jarić I., Višnjić-Jeftić Ž., Skorić S., Cvijanović G., Gačić Z., Lenhardt M. (2011) Management approaches and aquaculture of sturgeons in the Lower Danube region countries. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 27 (Issue Supplement s3): 94-100 – ID=194

19.

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

20.

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

21.

Visnjic-Jeftic Z., Jaric I., Jovanovic Lj., Skoric S., Smederevac-Lalic M., Nikcevic M., Lenhardt M. (2010) Heavy metal and trace element accumulation in muscle, liver and gills of the Pontic shad (Alosa immaculata Bennet 1835) from the Danube River (Serbia). Microchemical Journal 95(2): 341-344 – ID=216

22.

Jakovčev Tоdorović D., Đikanović V., Skorić S., Cakić P. (2010) Freshwather jellyfish Craspedacusta sowerby Lankaster, 1880 (Hydrozoa, Olindiidae) – 50 years observations in Serbia. Archives of Biological Sciences, Belgrade 62(1): 123-128 – ID=679

23.

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

24.

Marinković S., Skorić S., Popović Z., Nikčević M. (2008) Research on long-term colonization of Goosander (Mergus merganser LINNEAUS, 1758) with reference to habitat availability. Archives of Biological Sciences, Belgrade 60(3): 501-506 – ID=678

25.

Skorić S., Stefanović K., Marinković S. (2007) Contribution to studies on White- tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla, LINNAEUS,1758) in western Serbia and the Republic of Srpska. Archives of Biological Sciences, Belgrade 59(1): 5P-6P – ID=677

Scientific meetings

1.

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

2.

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

3.

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

4.

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

5.

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

6.

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

7.

Smederevac-Lalić M., Jarić I., Višnjić-Jeftić Ž., Skorić S., Cvijanović G., Gačić Z., Lenhardt M. (2009) Status of sturgeon populations in Lower Danube Region and possibilities for their better investigation and protection. In: Book of Abstracts, International Workshop on the Restoration of Fish Populations, September 1-5, 2009, Düsseldorf, Germany, p. 70 – ID=862

8.

Lenhardt M., Navodaru I., Vassilev M., Višnjić-Jeftić Ž., Skorić S., Smederevac-Lalić M. (2009) Status of Pontic shad (Alosa immaculata Bennett 1835) in Lower Danube Region. In: Book of Abstracts, International Workshop on the Restoration of Fish Populations, September 1-5, 2009, Düsseldorf, Germany, p. 36 – ID=861

 

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