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Professor Avner Raban
In memory of Professor Avner Raban (1937-2004)

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The Leon Recanati Institute for Maritime Studies
University of Haifa, Mount Carmel,
Haifa 31905, Israel
Tel: 972-4-8240600, 972-4-8249819
Fax: 972-4-8240493
E-Mail: maritime@



Students supervised at the Dept. of Maritime Civilizations


Oz Goffman (2006): "Changes in behavioral patterns towards humans of a solitary but social female bottlenose dolphin - Tursiops aduncus from Nuweiba, Sinai, Egypt over a period of 5.5 years".

Aviad Scheinin (ongoing): "The interrelation between the population of bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus and fisheries over the Israeli Mediterranean continental shelf"

MSc & Ma:

Oz Goffman (1998): "Solitary dolphin-human interactions: anecdotal evidence from ancient sources versus modern-day observations focusing on the solitary female dolphin from Nuweiba, Sinai"

Mia Roditi-Elasar (2000): "Marine pollution as a morbidity factor in dolphins: Evidence from heavy metal concentrations in tissues and bones of modern dolphins found along the Mediterranean coast of Israel and in bones of dolphin's from ancient times".

Aviad Scheinin (2003) Dept. of Zoology, Tel-Aviv University: Ecological and genetic characterization of the population of the bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus along the Israeli coastline.

Dganit Sivan (2001-2005): "Fishermen & Dolphins: The influence of zoogeographical and human factors on the relations of fishermen to dolphins in maritime societies of ancient and modern times".

Michal Sapir (2001-2006): "Cetaceans in the Mediterranean: modern and ancient distribution from dietary and paleogeological aspects".

Nir Hadar (ongoing): "Current cetacean dispersion patterns over the Israeli Mediterranean continental shelf from collated sighting reports and past distribution in the Eastern Mediterranean as a whole, from historical sources"

Daphna Feingold (2007): " Cetacean Conservation in the Northern Red Sea: A Preliminary Ecotourism-Oriented Project".

Erez Heilweil (2007): "Evaluation of the alleged reduced narcosis of Nitrox mixtures".

Marcela Leibovitch (ongoing): "A comparison of the behavioral patterns of dolphin calf rearing in the wild, in captivity, and in solitary sociable animals and analysis of nursing and weaning habits in various human societies."

Eliana Ratner (ongoing): "Cetacean skeletons: characteristics, uses in maritime cultures, comparison of preparatory & display methods and contribution to research and to the promotion of environmental awareness".

Yuli Sharir (ongoing): "Morphometric characteristics of the Eastern Levantine Basin's common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) population".

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