About PMBC

PHUKET MARINE BIOLOGICAL CENTER
DEPARTMENT OF MARINE AND COASTAL RESOURCES,
MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT,
THAILAND

          Phuket Marine Biological Center (PMBC) was established on October 16, 1968 as a result of co-operation between the governments of Thailand and Denmark. Its objectives are to carry out research with regard to marine science and to promote training and education of students and scientists. The PMBC is divided into 7 subdivisions with the following staff:

Director
Kongkiat Kittiwattanawong, Ph.D. (Agriculture)

Administration and Library
Amara Chanarat (Secretarial Diploma)
Thitima Pinmanee, B.Ed. (Library Science)

Marine and Coastal Resource Assessment and Productivity

Vararin Vongpanich, M.Sc. (Marine Science)
Phaothep Cherdsukjai, B.Sc. (Fisheries)
Werachart Pengchumrus, M.Sc. (Technology and environmental Management)

Marine Endangered Species
Hirun Kanghae, M.Sc. (Aquatic Science)
Patcharaporn Kaewmong, D.V.M. (Veterinary Science)

Oceanography and Environment
Jiraporn Charoenvattanaporn, Ph.D. (Ocean and Earth Sciences)
Chalermrat Sangmanee, Ph.D. (Physical Oceanography)

Marine Ecology
Ornanong Pengchumrus, M.Sc. (Aquatic Science)
Lalita Putchim, Ph.D. (Natural Science)

Reference Collection
Charatsee Aungtonya, Ph.D. (Biology)

Phuket Aquarium
Surapong Banchongmanee, B.Sc. (Fisheries)