6 Academician Knipovich Street, Murmansk, 183038, Russia
Phone: (8152) 47-25-32, 40-26-01
Fax: (8152) 47-33-31
Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography (PINRO) is the oldest scientific institution in the northern Russia, the successor to the Ship-based Marine Research Institute established by V.I.Lenin’s Decree in March 1921. In 1935, PINRO was named after N.M.Knipovich, an honorary member of the USSR Academy of Sciences, renowned as the founder of fisheries research in the Russian North.
Onboard the legendary “Persey”, as well as other research and fishing vessels, started the career of many scientists we are proud of: V.G.Bogorov, L.A.Zenkevich, N.N.Zubov, M.V.Klenova, I.I.Mesyatsev, A.I.Rossolimo, V.K.Soldatov, A.A.Shorygin and V.V.Shuleikin