Log In

Ferdinando Vittorio Boero Edit Profile

researcher , Zoology educator

Ferdinando Vittorio Boero, Italian zoology educator, researcher. Biologist. Scholar Italian National Research Council, 1978-1981, grantee, 1983.


Boero, Ferdinando Vittorio was born on February 13, 1951 in Genoa, Ligury, Italy. Son of Luigi and Vilda Maria (Bucciani) Boero.


Doctor in Biological Sciences cum laude, University Genoa, 1976.


Researcher Institute Zoology University Genoa, 1981-1987. Associate professor zoology biology department University Lecce (Italy), 1987-1994, professor zoology biology department, since 1994. Member four oceanographic expeditions Central Laboratory Hydrobiology, Rome, Group of Oceanol.

Research, Genoa, 1973-1976. Visiting scientist University Berkeley, Bodega Bay, California, 1983, Statistics Biologique, Laing Is., Papua-New Guinea, 1986-1988, 88-89, University California, 1996. Presenter, researcher in field.


  • Biologist.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (with Morri C.) Catalogue of main marine fouling organisms, Volunteer 7, 1986, (with others) Modern Trends in Systematics, Ecology, and Evolutionof Hydroids and Hydromedusae, 1987, (with others) Aspects of Hydrozoan Biology, 1992, Advances in Hydrozoan Biology, 1996. Contributor 104 articles to scientific journals.


Member American Society Naturalists, Unione Zoological Italiana, Society Italiana Ecologia, Society Italiana Biologia Marina (member committees), Association Italiana Oceanografia e Limnologia (member council), Gruppo "Gaddio" Ecologia di Base, Commission International Exploration Scientifique de la Mer Méditerranée, Hydrozoan Society (secretary), Linnean Society London, European Society Evolutionary Biology.


Married Simonetta Fraschetti, April 25, 1992. 1 child, Gaia.

Luigi Boero

Vilda Maria (Bucciani) Boero

Simonetta Fraschetti

Gaia Boero