Research Interests: Fisheries biology and management, marine mammals and acoustics, conservation biology and invasive species.


  • Ph.D. 1991. Marine Biology and Fisheries, METU-IMS, TÜRKİYE
  • M.Sc. 1987. Marine Biology and Fisheries, METU-IMS, TÜRKİYE
  • B.Sc. 1983. Biological Oceanography, Ege University, TÜRKİYE

Career Highlights


Selected Publications

  1. Libralato, S, Colloca, F., Gücü, A.C, Maravelias, C.D, Solidoro, C., Villasante, S., Cardinale, M. 2018. Editorial: Challenges and opportunities for the EU common fisheries policy application in the Mediterranean and Black Sea. Frontiers in Marine Science  5(AUG), 299. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00299
  2. Gucu A.C., Genç, Y, Dagtekin, M., Sakınan, S., Ak, O., Ok, M., Aydın, I. 2017. On Black Sea Anchovy and Its Fishery. Reviews in Fisheries Science & Aquaculture. DOI: 10.1080/23308249.2016.1276152 
  3. Gucu, A. C., Inanmaz, Ö. E., Ok, M. and Sakinan, S. 2016. Recent changes in the spawning grounds of Black Sea anchovy, Engraulis encrasicolus. Fisheries Oceanography, 25: 67–84. doi: 10.1111/fog.12135
  4. Gucu, A.C, Ok, M. and Sakınan, S. 2010. Past and present of fish fauna in the NE Levant Sea and factor facilitating the colonization by Lessepsian fishes. EastMed Report of the Sub-Regional Technical meeting on the Lessepsian migration and its impact on Eastern Mediterranean fishery. GCP/INT/041/EC – GRE – ITA/TD-04, pp. 88-108.  
  5. Gucu A.C, Ok M., and Sakinan S., 2009. A survey of the critically endangered Mediterranean monk seal, Monachus monachus (Hermann, 1779) along the coast of Northern Cyprus. Israel Journal of Ecology & Evolution, Vol. 55, 2009, pp. 77–82.