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Details of Dr Paul Gómez-Canchong   


Gender male
Job title Marine Biologist
Department Departamento de Oceanografía
Universidad de Concepción, Department of Oceanography
Regions Black Sea
Tel 593-2-2458292
Fax 593-2-2444993
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Degree BsC, PhD
Job type Teaching/Education , Natural Resource Management
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products
Research Activities Based on predator/prey modelling and based on allometric criteries try to found relationships between size strucutre and stability of marine communities. Effects of fishing on ecosystem structure function and diversity, size structure, life history strategies in relation to exploitation. Description and evaluation of the bycatch in the crustacean and fishes trawling fisheries in Colombia and Chile. Working on the biology and the fisheries of the snappers.
Research Region 35
Skills/Expertise Fisheries Oceanography, Fisheries Biology. Biostatistics, Bycatch, Size-Spectra, Ecological Modelling, Green growth in fisheries, Scientific Outreach
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr Paul GóMEZ-CANCHONG)

Gómez-Canchong, PG. Quiñones, RA. and Brose, U. [2013] Robustness of normalized biomass size-structure across ecological networks Theoretical Ecology, 6,45-56
Gómez-Canchong, PG. Blanco, JM. and Quiñones, RA. [2013] On the use of biomass size spectra linear adjustments to design ecosystem indicators. Scientia Marina, 77(2),257-268
Gomez-Canchong, PG. Quiñones, R. and Manjarrés, L. [2011] Size structure of a heavily fished benthic/demersal community by shrimp trawling in the Colombian Caribbean Sea. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research, 39(1), 43-55
Florez-Leiva, L. Manjarrés, L. Gómez-Canchong, P. Díaz-Pulido, G. and Duarte L.O. [2007]Marine Macroalgae Affected by Shrimp Trawling on the Caribbean Sea, Colombia. Revista Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales 118, 41-48.[In Spanish]
Acevedo, K. Bohórquez-Herrera, J. Moreno, F. Moreno, C. Molina, E. Grijalba-Bendeck M. and Gómez-Canchong, P. [2007] Tiburones y Rayas (Subclase Elasmobranchii) Descartados por la Flota de Arrastre Camaronero en el Caribe de Colombia. Acta Biológica Colombiana, 12(2), 69-80 [In Spanish]
Duarte, L.O., Gómez-Canchong, P., Manjarrés, L., García, .CB., Escobar, F., Alatamar, J., Viaña, J., Tejada, J., Sanchez, J. and Cuello F. [2006] Circadian Variability of match rate and size structure for shrimp and fish bycatch from Colombian Caribbean trawl fishery. Investigaciones Marinas, 34(1) [In Spanish]
Gómez-Canchong P; L Manjarrés; LO Duarte y J Altamar. 2004. Atlas pesquero del área norte del Mar Caribe de Colombia. Universidad del Magdalena, Santa Marta, 150p.

Created: 2006-03-07 Last Updated: 2016-07-01 by Paul GóMEZ-CANCHONG