Arcady V. Balushkin

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Academic degree: Doctor of Biological Sciences
Academic title: Principal Researcher
Position: Head of Laboratory
E-mail: Arcady.Balushkin@zin.ru
Contact phone: +7 (812) 328-06-12, ext. 262
Educational background: Perm State University, 1971
Dissertations:
  • “Morphological basis of taxonomy and phylogeny of notothens (Notothenia Richardson and related species).” (PhD)
  • “Morphology, classification, and evolution of notothenioid fishes of the Southern Ocean.” (PhD habilitation)
Research interests: Morphology, taxonomy, phylogeny, biogeography, ichthyology.
Field studies: Southwest Atlantic, Southern Ocean (Scotia Sea, Weddell Sea), Northwest Pacific (southeast of Kamchatka, Kuril Islands).
Professional membership:
Editorial activity:
Pedagogical activity:
  • Chairman of the State Examination Commission at the St. Petersburg University for defending graduate qualification works of bachelors, masters and graduate students in the direction “Biology”.
  • Member of the Dissertation Council 002.223.03 at ZIN RAS.
  • Member of the Scientific Council of ZIN RAS.
Scientific projects and grants:
  • RFBR 09-04-00298-а. PI A.V. Balushkin. Classification of Eel cod (Muraenolepididae, Gadiformes).
  • RFBR 09-04-07024-д. PI A.V. Balushkin. Monograph “Antarctic Dragonfishes (Bathydraconidae)”.
  • RFBR 12-04-00486-а. PI A.V. Balushkin. The phenomena of evolution of the Antarctic plunderfishes (Artedidraconidae) - the southmost family of fishes of the World.
  • RFBR 15-04-02081-а. PI A.V. Balushkin. Fishes of the Arctic and Antarctic (species richness, systematics, zoogeography).
  • DBS RAS “Biological resource of Russia”. II.2.4. PI A.V. Balushkin. “Inventory and assessment of bioresource potential of commercial fishes”.
  • The Associate Chairman of the St. Petersburg ichthyological scientific school under support of grants of RFBR and President of Russian Federation — from 1996.
Selected Publications:
  • Balushkin A.V. 1990. Morphological bases of the systematics and phylogeny of the nototheniid fishes. A.A.Balkema Press. Rotterdam, 153 p.
  • Балушкин А.В. 1994. Ископаемая нототениоидная, а не трескообразная рыба Proeleginops grandeastmanorum gen. et sp. nov. (Perciformes, Notothenioidei, Eleginopsidae) из позднего эоцена острова Симор (Антарктика). Вопросы ихтиологии, 34( 3): 298-307 (Balushkin A. V. 1994. Proeleginops grandeastmanorum gen. et sp. nov.(Perciformes, Notothenioidei, Eleginopsidae) from the Late Eocene of Seymour Island (Antarctica) is a fossil notothenioid, not a gadiform fish. Journal of Ichthyology, 34( 8): 10-23).
  • Балушкин А.В. 1996. Новые род и вид липаровой рыбы Palmoliparis beckeri (Scorpaeniformes, Liparidae) от северных Курильских островов с замечаниями о филогении семейства. Вопросы ихтиологии, 36 (3): 293-299 (Balushkin A. V. 1996. New genus and species of snailfish Palmoliparis beckeri (Scorpaeniformes, Liparidae) from the northern Kuril Islands with notes on phylogeny of the family. Journal of Ichthyology, 36 (4): 281-287).
  • Balushkin A.V. 2000. Morphology, classification, and evolution of notothenioid fishes of the Southern Ocean (Notothenioidei, Perciformes). Journal of Ichthyology, 40 ( Suppl. 1): S74-S109.
  • Балушкин А.В. 2003. Начала Петербургской ихтиологической школы. Письма Л.С. Берга А.Н. Световидову. Труды Зоологического института РАН. Т. 301, 96 с. (Balushkin A.V. 2003. The sources of the St. Petersburg ichthyological school. Letters of L.S. Berg to A.N. Svetovidov. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute, V. 301, 96 p.).
  • Stankovic A., Spalik K., Golik P., Balushkin A., Borsuk P., Koper M., Rakusa-Suszczewski S., and Weglenski P. 2005. Polyphyly of Scorpaeniformes and Perciformes: new evidence from the study of notothenioid’s mitochondrial and nuclear rDNA sequence data. Journal of Ichthyology, 45 ( Suppl. 1): S171-S182.
  • Балушкин А.В., Воскобойникова О.С. 2011. Антарктические плосконосовые рыбы (Bathydraconidae). Санкт-Петербург: Наука, 221 с. (Balushkin A.V., Voskoboinikova O.S. 2011. Antarctic Dragonfishes (Bathydraconidae). Explorations of the Fauna of the Seas, 65(73), St.Petersburg, 221 p.)
  • Балушкин А.В. 2012. Volodichthys gen.nov. - новый род примитивных липаровых рыб (Liparidae: Scorpaeniformes) южного полушария с описанием нового вида – V. solovjevae sp.nov. из моря Содружества (Антарктика). Вопр. ихтиологии, 52(1): 5–14. (Balushkin, A. V. 2012. Volodichthys gen. nov. - new genus of the primitive snailfish (Liparidae: Scorpaeniformes) of the Southern Hemisphere with the description of a new species V. solovjevae sp. nov. (Cooperation Sea, Antarctic). Journal of Ichthyology, 2012, 52(1): 1-10). https://doi.org/10.1134/S0032945212010018
  • Балушкин А.В. 2016. Систематика антарктических щекорогов рода Bovichtus (Perciformes: Bovichtidae) подводных возвышенностей Новозеландской котловины. Вопросы ихтиологии. 56(5): 499–507 (Balushkin A. V. 2012. Systematics of the Antarctic Thornfishes of the Genus Bovichtus (Bovichtidae) of the Seamounts of the New Zealand Basin. Journal of Ichthyology, 2016, 56( 5): 631–638). https://doi.org/10.7868/S0042875216050015
  • Балушкин А.В. 2017. О целесообразном характере окраски антарктической рыбы Dolloidraco longedorsalis (Artedidraconidae; Notothenioidei; Perciformes), живущей там, куда не проникает видимый солнечный свет. Вестник Пермского университета. Серия Биология. Вып. 4: 410-415 (Balushkin A.V. 2017. Bulletin of Perm University. Biology. Issue 4: 410-415)
  • Балушкин А.В. 2019. Описание нового вида пелагической бельдюги Melanostigma japonicum sp. nova (Zoarcidae) от тихоокеанского побережья юга Японии с ключом для определения видов рода из Тихого океана и сопредельных акваторий Индийского и Южного океанов. Вопросы ихтиологии. 59 (3): 251−256 (Balushkin A. V. 2019. Description of a new species of Pelagic eelpouts Melanostigma japonicum sp. nova (Zoarcidae) from the Pacific coast of South Japan with a key for the species of the genus Melanostigma from the Pacific Ocean and the adjacent waters of the Indian and Southern Oceans. Journal of Ichthyology 59(3): 283–288). https://doi.org/10.1134/S0042875219030019