The research carried out in the bay of Natura 2000 ecological network site. Inventory of macrozoobenthos, the mapping of habitats and posidonia meadows and recording of the baseline state of the gulf were the main objecives of the research. The project was carried out in partnership with the Association of Biology Students - BIUS (Udrugom studenta biologije – BIUS ), where students were trained in methodologies of macrozoobenthos, echinoderms and fish with noninvasive methods.
In situ experiment by placing different artificial substrates in the infralitoral habitat of posidonia meadow, the affinity of fouling organisms was monitored depending on the type of substrate. Data collected from this research, with a focus on diatoms, was published in the journal Acta Botanica Croatica. Nenadović i sur. 2015. Development of periphytic diatoms on different artificial substrates in the Eastern Adriatic Sea