Mgr. Veronika Nezhybová

Zaměření evolutionary ecology of annual fish

Research interests

  • evolutionary ecology of African annual Nothobranchius fish,
  • fish and their parasite diversity in African freshwater habitats.


  • 1995-2000: undergraduate study – Masaryk University, Faculty of Sciences, Systematic Biology and Ecology. Master thesis: Seasonal dynamics in distribution of glochidia (Mollusca) in populations of fishes in South Bohemia, Czech Republic.
  • 2000-2008: Ph.D. study – Masaryk University, Faculty of Sciences, Parasitology. Ph.D. thesis: Occurrence and distribution of metazoan parasites within communities of host fish.


  • 2003-present: Department of Botany and Zoology, Masaryk University, Brno (January 2011 – recent, part time contract) – research and development worker,
  • 2011-present: Institute of Vertebrate Biology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Brno – postdoctoral position.