The 13th International Congress on the Zoogeography and Ecology of Greece and Adjacent Regions (ICZEGAR) was held in Herakleion, Crete between 7 and 11 of October, 2015. The congress' scope included all issues related to systematic, phylogeny, biogeography, ecology, evolution, and conservation on animal species in the eastern Mediterranean region. Research concerning all aspects of animal biodiversity (terrestrial, subterranean, freshwater and marine) within a geographical region that includes the Balkan and Italian peninsulas, Asia Minor and Anatolia, as well as the Near East and the Mediterranean coasts of north-eastern Africa was presented.

The LifewatchGreece team participated in the conference with 8 oral presentations and 9 posters. More details can be found in the Book of Abstracts.