PMBC Research Bulletin

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 Resources

Charatsee Aungtonya, Ph.D. (Biology)

 

Oceanography and Environment

Chalermrat Sangmanee, Ph.D. (Physical Oceanography)

Phaothep Cherdsukjai, B.Sc. (Fisheries)

 

Marine Endangered Species

Hirun Kanghae, M.Sc. (Aquatic Science)

 

Phuket Aquarium

Surapong Banchongmanee, B.Sc. (Fisheries)

 

Sireetran Marine Endangered Animals Rescue Center

Patcharaporn Kaewmong, D.V.M. (Veterinary Science)

 

Marine Research Vessel

Lt. Nathaphat Rachatthaweephokin RTN (Master on ships of between 500 and 3,000 gross tonnage)