German Oceanographic Museum

Original name(s)

  • Deutsches Meeresmuseum (de - German)
Institution Address

Katharinenberg 14-20
18439 Straslund

Main areas of taxonomic expertise

  • Pisces
  • Cnidaria: Octocorallia, Alcyonacea; Scleractinia

Type of organisation

Institution Address

Katharinenberg 14-20
18439 Straslund

Director Representative

Dr.Christina Barilaro


Structure Chart

Governing & Executive bodies

The museum is organised into five departments: Science, Aquarium, External facilities, Technical support, Administration.




Staff fields

staff_year of reference2017
staff total73.0
scientific staff (permanent)4.0
scientific staff post doc (non permanent)2.0
scientific staff collections (permanent)6.0
staff collection managers technicians (permanent)2.0
staff administrative (permanent)36.0
staff exhibitions (permanent)6.0

General Description

  • Marine mammal monitoring
  • special field: UW acoustics


Link of the Research page : 

Link of the Annual report :

Research Fields

  • Anthropology / Physical anthropology (46.20.00)

Research Initiative

Activities and outreach with Universities

Museum scientists lecture at the universities in Rostock, Greifswald, Tübingen, Jena, Kiel (ISOS)


Activities and outreach with other public

Goethe-Institute Kopenhagen



Brigit Kadach

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