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  1. 2021-present

    Universidad de La Laguna (Spain)

    Professor - Titular de Universidad (Zoology)
  2. 2013 - 2021

    Universidad de La Laguna (Spain)

    Profesor Contratado Dr. ULL, Spain - Group leader of Marine Community Ecology
  3. 2010 - 2013

    Universidad de La Laguna (Spain)

    Profesor Ayudante Dr. ULL, Spain
  4. 2007 – 2010

    Villanova University and Oregon State University (USA)

    Postdoc
  5. 2004 – 2006

    University of California Santa Cruz (USA)

    PhD visiting student
  6. 2004 – 2006

    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (Panamá)

    PhD visiting student
  7. 2004 – 2006

    Universidad de La Laguna (Spain)

    PhD student

Lab members

Dra. Silvia Oliva

Seagrass meadows and macroalgae forests ecology

Dr. Enrique Lozano

Ecotoxicology of Metals

Dr. Celso A. Hernández

Coastal Oceanography

Dr. Carlos Sangil

Macroalgae Ecology

Dr. Jacob Lorenzo Morales

Marine Pathogens

Sara González Delgado

PhD candidate: Benthic communities of the future: biodiversity and functioning.

Dra. Beatriz Alfonso

Community Ecology

Dominique Girard Berard

PhD candidate: Paracentrotus lividus population biology

Formed students

Doctorated

Dr. Celso A. Hernández

Coastal Oceanography

Dra. Adriana Rodríguez Hernández

Effect of Ocean Acidification on Sea Urchins Populations

Dra. Eliseba Garcia

Sea Urchin Larvae Biology

Dra. Sabrina Clemente Martín

Trophic Interactions_Sea Urchin-TopPredators

Dr. José Carlos Mendoza Duran

Ecological modeling

Master's

Ana Alfaro

Effect of primary production on littoral fish communities

Isabel Sancibrian Span

Methods for sampling fish communities in tropical environments

Natali Lazzari

Effects of underwater volcanic eruptions on coastal fish assemblages.

Sofia Viotti

Effects of natural acidification on Phorcus sauciatus survival

Enrique Ogallas

Effect of the MPA Ventotene Islands and Santo Stefano on fish assemblages

Amaya Miguel Barrera

Growth estimation of the sea urchin Arbacia lixula

Carla Pérez

Effects of a natural CO2 gradient on benthic coastal populations (Bachelor) Determining carbon adquicition system of benthic macroalgae (Master)

Pablo Martín Pestano

Trophic ecology of brown smooth-hound shark (Mustelus henlei) and grey smooth-hound (Mustelus californicus)

Alfredo Fernández

Population dynamics and relationship with environmental conditions of three scyphozoan jellyfishes in the Mar Menor lagoon (Spain)

Henriette Heidrich

Marine benthic assemblages trends of the Canary Islands MPAs

Camila Esperanza Salazar Forero

Marine pathogens of sea urchins

Javier Sepúlveda

Larvae development of Arbacia lixula under a natural pH gradient

Claudia Hurtado

Sea turtles of the Macaronesian region

Naira Sosa

Sea urchin growth across a natural pH gradient

Romain Guet (Erasmus Mundus Programme)

Phylogeography of Diadema africanum

Bachelor´s

Vahitiare Quintero Romero

Effect of underwater volcanic eruptions on rocky mesoinvertebrates communities

Eros Cabrera González

Biomass export from different littoral macroalgae communities

Daniel Miranda González

Development of a long-term monitoring program of Tenerife intertidal areas

Cristina González Monje

Efficiency of rocky benthic assemblages on carbon adquisition

Héctor Toledo Padilla

Growth and mortality of the sea urchin Paracentrotus lividus.

Yasmina Díaz Siverio

Effects of lunar cycle on Diadema aff. antillarum gametogenesis.

Marc Balsalobre

Spatial and temporal variation of mesoinvertebrates on rocky subtidal ecosystems

Carla Pérez

Effects of a natural CO2 gradient on benthic coastal populations (Bachelor) Determining carbon adquicition system of benthic macroalgae (Master)

Saray Pérez

Study of allometric growth of the sea urchin Arbacia lixula (Linnaeus, 1758) in the coasts of Tenerife

Liam Barreto Pérez

Forcipulatidae starfishes of the Canary Islands

Eva Burgos

Temporal study of sea turtles stranding cases in the Canary Islands

Andrés Rufino Navarro

Identifying predators of the sea urchin Brissus unicolor

Abel Méndez Álvarez

Settlement of the sea urchin Diadema africanum after the mass mortality of 2018

Asia Mattaliano

Review of the biology and ecology of Arbacia lixula

Estefanía González

Sea urchin pathogens

Visiting students

Daniel González

Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica 2018

Andrés Beita

Universidad de Costa Rica, 2017.

John Kirwan

Department of Biology, Faculty of Science. Lund University. 2016

Debora Terrosu

Natural Sciences at the University of Sassari (Sardinia, Italy) (Erasmus Program). 2015

Alessandra Fanai

Natural Sciences at the University of Sassari (Sardinia, Italy) (Erasmus Program). 2014

Martina Matić

University of Split, Universidad de Oviedo and University of Ghent. 2014

Lana Allertz & Caroline Schlepper

Van Hall Larenstein, University of Applied Science Coastal Zone Management, 2013

Mishal Cohen

Université du Littoral Cote d´Opale, Dunkerque, France 2012

Rita González Domínguez

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain 2012

Emily June Gray

University of Hull, Cottingham, UK 2011

Andrea Glockner Fagetti

Universidad del Mar, Oaxaca, Mexico 2010

Manfredi Di Lorenzo

University of Palermo, Italy 2008

Flavia Nunes

University of San Diego, USA 2007

Jane Manning & Victoria Galitzine

Swamsea University, Wales, UK 2005

Jake Coyle

Newcastle University, UK 2015

Romain Guet (Erasmus Mundus Programme)

Phylogeography of Diadema africanum

Horst Christian Schulte

Universität Bremen, Germany, 2021

Simona Laukaityte

University Groningen, the Netherlands Seagrass Ecology - burrowers facilitation