Main Scientific Directions

The main directions of scientific researches of the Institute of Zoology:


  •  The study of the animal kingdom of Azerbaijan;
  • The investigation of the current situation of various groups of the animal kingdom;
  • Defining the role of animals in various biosenozes;
  • Preparation of biological bases of the cancellation of parasitic and natural focal diseases;
  • The study of biodiversity of pathogens of parasitic diseases, intraspecific changes and ecological features;
  • The study of interactions of pathogens of parasitic diseases in the host-parasite system; 
  • The study of dynamics of insects’ numbers and their spreading regularities;
  • Preparation of scientific and practical bases of biological protection of agricultural crops, regulation of the number of pests in biological methods;
  • The study of hydro-fauna of water basins of Azerbaijan;
  • The study of biodiversity and ecological peculiarities of invertebrate animals living in water and soil biotopes;
  •  Preparation of scientific bases of regulation of biological productivity in the Caspian Sea and Kur River.
  • Use of beneficial forms of them throughout defining of biology and ecology of vertebrate animals, preparation of scientific bases of the fight against harmful forms;
  • Increasing of endangered and rare species of fish in the conditions of aquaculture;
  • Use of methods of molecular biological research and space research, information technologies in the study of the animal kingdom of Azerbaijan.