Meet our Team

Assembly Members

Mauricio Hoyos

Mauricio Hoyos worked with the movement patterns of the white shark in Guadalupe Island, Mexico for his Ph.D. He studied at the Interdisciplinary Center of Marine Science in La Paz Baja California Sur, Mexico. Mauricio began his career as a shark nursery and reproductive biology expert, and he has since dedicated his professional life to the behavior of sharks. Currently, he works with two IUCN Red List species listed as “globally endangered” and “of concern”: the hammerhead shark and the great white shark. Mauricio helped found the Group of Divulgation and Research of Sharks and Rays From Mexican Waters, and is currently a member of various shark conservation foundations. Mauricio Hoyos is in charge of the Guadalupe Island White Shark Project.