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Details of Dr. Alfonso Aguilar-Perera   


Gender male
Job title Professor
Department Biología Marina
Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Campus de Ciencias Biológicas y Agropecuarias ( UADY)
Carretera Mérida-Xmatkuil Km. 15.5 Apdo. Postal: 4-116 Itzimná Mérida 97100
Regions Black Sea
Nationality Mexico
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Website http://sites.google.com/site/aaguilarperera/
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Degree Doctoral (PhD, ScD)
Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Ecology and taxonomy of reef fishes. Management of grouper species in southern Gulf of Mexico. Monitoring the lionfish invasion in the same region.
Research Region 34
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise Reef fish taxonomy; Marine reserves; teaching marine sciences.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Alfonso AGUILAR-PERERA)

López-Gómez, MJ, Aguilar-Perera, A, and Perera-Chan, L. (2014). Mayan diver-fishers as citizen scientists: detection and monitoring of the invasive red lionfish in the Parque Nacional Arrecife Alacranes, southern Gulf of Mexico. Biological Invasions 7:1351-1357.
Aguilar-Perera, A. and Tuz-Sulub, A. (2010). Non-native, invasive Red lionfish (Pterois volitans [Linnaeus, 1758]: Scorpaenidae), is first recorded in the southern Gulf of Mexico, off the northern Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Aquatic Invasions 5: S9-S12.
Appeldoorn RS, Aguilar-Perera A, Bouwmeester BLK, Dennis GD, Hill RL, Mertens W, Recksiek CW, Williams SJ. 2009. Movement of fishes (Grunts: Haemulidae) across the coral reef seascape: a review of scales, patterns and processes. Caribbean Journal of Science 45:306-317
Aguilar-Perera A, González-Salas C, Tuz-Sulub A, Villegas-Hernández H. 2009. Fishery of the Goliath grouper, Epinephelus itajara (Teleostei: Epinephelidae) based on local ecological knowledge and fishery records in Yucatan, Mexico. Revista de Biología Tropical 57:557-566
Aguilar-Perera A, Tuz-Sulub A. 2009. Occurrence of the Mardi Gras wrasse, Halichoeres burekae (Teleostei: Labridae)in the Alacranes Reef, off northern Yucatan Peninsula. Zootaxa 2298:64-68
Aguilar-Perera, A., R.S. Appeldoorn. 2008. Spatial distribution of marine fishes along a cross-shelf gradient containing a continuum of mangrove-seagrass-coral reefs off southwestern Puerto Rico. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 76: 378-394
Villegas-Hernández, H., Salas-González, C., Aguilar-Perera, A., López-Gómez, MJ 2008. Settlement dynamics of the coral reef fish Stegastes partitus, inferred from otolith shape and microstructure analysis. Aquatic Biology 1: 249-258
Aguilar-Perera, A., R.S. Appeldoorn. 2007. Variation in juvenile fish density along the mangrove?seagrass?coral reef continuum in SW Puerto Rico. Marine Ecology Progress Series 348: 139?148
Aguilar-Perera, A. 2004. Variations in morphology and coloration in the Black Hamlet, Hypoplectrus nigricans (Teleostei: Serranidae). Caribbean Journal of Science 40: 150-154.
Aguilar-Perera A. and W. Aguilar-Dávila. 1996. A spawning aggregation of the Nassau grouper Epinephelus striatus (Pisces: Serranidae) in the Mexican Caribbean. Environmental Biology of Fishes 45: 351-361.

Created: 2006-08-07 Last Updated: 2016-06-16