Students carry out their investigations in close contacts with our teachers, students and scientists of RAS (Russian Academy of Science) scientific research institutes and Universities of Saint-Petersburg. We investigate:
* Diversity of marine species
* Structure and dynamics of marine benthos communities
* Intra- and interspecific interactions of water organisms

Recently we have extended territory of our research. In addition to White sea, we investigated the Black, Barents and Baltic seas.

Laboratory members have published over 100 scientific works and papers. Our students and graduates participate in scientific conferences, their works was presented at 5 marine biology international symposiums. We work out and keep on long-termed monitoring programs, elaborate methods of wide-area benthos communities mapping, adapted for laymen.