The Necton research society was born with the aim of realizing studies and researches on sea environment and its biotic and non biotic components. In particular, Necton aims at developing evaluation projects of fish/icthyic resources, as well as research applied to the fishing
activities, environment monitoring, environment impact evaluation, cognitive investigations, management plans of Protected Sea Areas, research applied to water breeding and sea breeding, etc.

Besides a strictly scientific activity, Necton develops activities whose objective is the management of technical services concerning activities linked to the sea and the implemantation and/or the management and/or the promotion of environment recovery programs. It also provides technical and/or scientific support aimed at the study and/or management of Protected Sea Areas and realizes vocational training projects concerning sea environment issues, scientific spreading, environment education, developing and promoting initiatives for the revaluation of the culture and traditions linked to the sea.