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Members projects

Lead Scientist Institution Region Theme Project name Start date End date Focal species Collaborating institutions
Mauricio Hoyos Pelagios Kakunjá Clipperton Island Behavioral ecology Sharks Movement Patterns in Clipperton Island, France April 2010 In progress Tiburon punta plateada y tiburon galapagos Tiburon punta plateada y tiburon galapagos
Mauricio Hoyos Pelagios Kakunjá Revillagigedo Conservation ecology Conservation of sharks and rays in the Archipelago of Revillagigedo, Mexico November 2008 In progress Tiburon martillo, punta plateada, galapagos, punta blanca de arrecife, ballena, tigre, oscuro y manta gigante Tiburon martillo, punta plateada, galapagos, punta blanca de arrecife, ballena, tigre, oscuro y manta gigante
Rodrigo Huck Universidad Austral de Chile Patagonia (Chilean) Conservation ecology Ecology and conservation of large baleen whales of the Chilean Patagonia. January 2004 In progress Ballena azul Ballena azul
Rodrigo Huck Universidad Austral de Chile Patagonia (Chilean) MPA Implementation Marine ecosystem conservation in Chilean Patagonia: linking science with marine protected areas implementation. January 2008 In progress Cetáceos Cetáceos
Alex Hearn USFQ Galapagos Islands Conservation ecology The role of oceanic islands and seamounts for the conservation of the marine migratory species of the Galapagos Marine Reserve January 2006 In progress martillo, silky, puntanegra, ballena, galapagos, tigre, Molas, atunes, tiburones azules martillo, silky, puntanegra, ballena, galapagos, tigre, Molas, atunes, tiburones azules
Alex Hearn USFQ Coastal Ecuador Behavioral ecology Marine megafauna of the Ecuadorean coast November 2005 In progress Mantas, Tiburon Ballena, Tiburon Martillo Mantas, Tiburon Ballena, Tiburon Martillo
Yannis Papastamatiou Florida IU Guadalupe Island Behavioral ecology Social foraging in white sharks from Guadalupe Island, Mexico October 2010 In progress White sharks White sharks
Yannis Papastamatiou Florida IU Revillagigedo Behavioral ecology Competition amongst top predators at Revillagigedo National Park, Mexico September 2016 In progress Whitetips, silky, silvertip Whitetips, silky, silvertip
Yannis Papastamatiou Florida IU Galapagos Islands Behavioral ecology Social behavior in scalloped hammerheads from Galapagos Islands. Ecuador June 2016 In progress Scalloped hammerheads Scalloped hammerheads
Ilena Zanella Misión Tiburón Coastal Costa Rica Conservation ecology Conservation of the hammerhead shark in Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica January 2010 In progress Tiburón Martillo Tiburón Martillo
Ilena Zanella Misión Tiburón Coastal Costa Rica Conservation ecology Mantas and Mobula Conservation in the Pacific of Costa Rica January 2016 In progress Mantas y móbula Mantas y móbula
Ilena Zanella Misión Tiburón Coastal Costa Rica Conservation ecology Conservation of the bull shark in Murciélagos Islands, Guanacaste, Costa Rica January 2012 In progress Tiburón toro Tiburón toro
Ilena Zanella Misión Tiburón Coco's Island Behavioral ecology Research on resident and migratory shark species of Cocos Island National Park, Costa Rica January 2011 In progress Tiburón punta blanca, tibrón punta negra, martillo, sedoso, tigre, silvertip Tiburón punta blanca, tibrón punta negra, martillo, sedoso, tigre, silvertip
Sandra Bessudo Fundación Malpelo y Otros Ecosistemas Marinos Coastal Colombia Nursery grounds Shark nursery areas in the Colombian Pacific (Movement patterns, DNA, mercury, ecology and conservation). August 2009 In progress Enfocado a tiburón martillo. Enfocado a tiburón martillo.
Sandra Bessudo Fundación Malpelo y Otros Ecosistemas Marinos Malpelo Island Behavioral ecology Movement patterns and regional connectivity of sharks in the Malpelo Flora and Fauna Sanctuary, Colombia January 2006 In progress Tiburones martillo, galapagos, silkys, punta blanca, ferox, tiburón ballena, alopias. Tiburones martillo, galapagos, silkys, punta blanca, ferox, tiburón ballena, alopias.
Sandra Bessudo Fundación Malpelo y Otros Ecosistemas Marinos Malpelo Island Population ecology Sharks, pelagic and commercially important species monitoring at Malpelo Flora and Fauna Sanctuary, Colombia. January 2004 In progress Tiburones, rayas, tortugas, atunes, wahoo, meros, chernas, etc Tiburones, rayas, tortugas, atunes, wahoo, meros, chernas, etc
Sandra Bessudo Fundación Malpelo y Otros Ecosistemas Marinos Malpelo Island Genetic and heavy metal - POR CONFIRMAR Tissue collection for population studies and levels of mercury and heavy metals, Colombia. January 2017 In progress Tiburones, rayas y meros Tiburones, rayas y meros
Sandra Bessudo Fundación Malpelo y Otros Ecosistemas Marinos Malpelo Island Population ecology Observation of marine fauna on seamounts of the Malpelo Flora and Fauna Sanctuary and Yuruparí Marine Managed District, Colombia 2019-05-01 In progress Tiburones, picudos Tiburones, picudos
Patricia Zárate Instituto de Fomento Pesquero North Coastal Chile Behavioral ecology Movement of the mako shark, porbeagle shark, blue shark and swordfish and their associated environment of north coastal Chile. 2019-05-01 In progress Tiburones, pez espada Tiburones, pez espada
Patricia Zárate Instituto de Fomento Pesquero North Coastal Chile Fisheries ecology Determination of the trophic ecology and energy relationships of the trophic webs of the mako shark, porbeagle shark, blue shark, swordfish and dolphinfish 2019-05-01 In progress Tortuga laúd, tortuga verde, tortuga cabezona y tortuga olivácea Tortuga laúd, tortuga verde, tortuga cabezona y tortuga olivácea
Patricia Zárate Instituto de Fomento Pesquero North Coastal Chile Fisheries ecology Evaluation of the incidental fishing of turtles, birds and marine mammals in the fishing fleets that catch swordfish, pelagic sharks and deep-sea dorado. 2019-05-01 In progress Tortugas, aves y mamíferos marinos Tortugas, aves y mamíferos marinos
Patricia Zárate Instituto de Fomento Pesquero North Coastal Chile Feeding ecology Determination of the origin of sea turtle species that interact with highly migratory resource fisheries and mitigation measures with potential for experimentation and implementation. 2019-05-01 In progress Tiburones, pez espada y dorado de altura Tiburones, pez espada y dorado de altura
Patricia Zárate Instituto de Fomento Pesquero North Coastal Chile Population ecology Estimate the abundance of cetaceans on systematic design platforms. 2019-05-01 In progress Cetáceos mayores y menores de la ZEE Cetáceos mayores y menores de la ZEE
Patricia Zárate Instituto de Fomento Pesquero North Coastal Chile Genetic and heavy metal - POR CONFIRMAR Determination of the genetic structure and trophic ecology of the smooth hammerhead shark Sphyrna zygaena 2019-05-01 In progress Tiburón martillo Tiburón martillo
Patricia Zárate Instituto de Fomento Pesquero North Coastal Chile Genetic and heavy metal - POR CONFIRMAR Genetic diversity and population structure of pelagic sharks through SNPs 2019-10-01 In progress Marrajo y marrajo sardinero Marrajo y marrajo sardinero
Patricia Zárate Instituto de Fomento Pesquero North Coastal Chile Feeding ecology Diet of the common sea lion through the analysis of stable isotopes, with emphasis on determining the contribution of sea turtles. 2019-10-01 In progress Lobo marino común, tortugas marinas Lobo marino común, tortugas marinas
Randal Arauz CREMA - Fins Attached Coco's Island Behavioral ecology Migratory movements of sea turtles and elasmobranchs in the Cocos Island and the Submarine Mountains Marine Management Area. January 2004 In progress Tiburon martillo, tiburón punta negra, tiburón tigre, tiburón galapagos, tiburón punta blanca, tiburón ballena, tiburon sedoso, raya moteada, raya aguila, tiburón silverado, tortuga verde, tortuga carey, mantarraya de arrecife, mantarraya gigante Tiburon martillo, tiburón punta negra, tiburón tigre, tiburón galapagos, tiburón punta blanca, tiburón ballena, tiburon sedoso, raya moteada, raya aguila, tiburón silverado, tortuga verde, tortuga carey, mantarraya de arrecife, mantarraya gigante
Randal Arauz CREMA - Fins Attached Coastal Costa Rica Conservation ecology Distribution, abundance, habitat use and trophic ecology of threatened marine species in the Costa Rican Pacific coast. February 2017 In progress Hawksbill turtle, bull shark, Manta sp. Hawksbill turtle, bull shark, Manta sp.
Todd Steiner Turtle Island Restoration Network Eastern Tropical Pacific Population ecology Hammerhead shark photo identification in the Eastern Tropical Pacific. January 2018 In progress Tiburón martillo Tiburón martillo
Todd Steiner Turtle Island Restoration Network Coco's Island Pollution Microplastics incidence in sandy beaches. 2020 Not yet started
Todd Steiner Turtle Island Restoration Network Coco's Island Behavioral ecology Cleaning stations dynamics at Cocos Island National Park, Costa Rica. December 2019 Not yet started Megafauna using cleaning stations Megafauna using cleaning stations
Frida Lara Pelagios Kakunjá Revillagigedo Population ecology Monitoring of pelagic species of commercial importance in the Archipelago of Revillagigedo via baited remote underwater videos. 2013-10-01 In progress Tiburones, pelágicos y peces de importancia comercial Tiburones, pelágicos y peces de importancia comercial
Frida Lara Pelagios Kakunjá Baja California Sur Behavioral ecology Residence and connectivity of sharks and mantas in the Mexican Pacific Ocean 2017-10-01 In progress Tiburones y mantas Tiburones y mantas
César Peñaherrera MigraMar Easten Pacific Climate Change Assessing the potential distribution shift of marine migratory species in the Eastern Pacific Ocean due to climate change. 2020-11-01 In progress All All
César Peñaherrera MigraMar Easten Pacific Population ecology Fishing effort in and around Marine Protected Areas of the Eastern Pacific Ocean 2019-07-01 In progress All All
César Peñaherrera MigraMar Easten Pacific Fisheries ecology Marine species monitoring via stereo and 360 baited remote underwater videos 2020-11-01 In progress all all
César Peñaherrera MigraMar Easten Pacific MPA Implementation Structural and functional connectivity in the Eastern Pacific Ocean 2018-01-01 In progress all all