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Details of MSc. Lenin Enrique Oviedo   


Gender male
Job title Research Associate
Department Marine Resources
Proyecto Delphinus (
Calle Montaner, Res. Piedemonte. PB. B-1. Sector Cocheima. La Asunción. Apartado postal: 6311. Asunción 6311
A.V. Intercomunal del Valle Res Longaray Edif. San Tome, apto 703
Tel 04167060911
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Degree MSci, Pursuing PhD at the Marine Mammals Ecology Program, The Swire Institute of Marine Science Division of Ecology and Biodiversity, School of Biolog
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Region Southeast Caribbean-Eastern Tropical Pacific
Skills/Expertise Habitat assessment using bio-indicators such as marine mammals
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by MSc. Lenin OVIEDO)

Acevedo, R., Oviedo, L., Silva, N. & L. Bermúdez. 2008. A note on the spatial and temporal distribution of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) off Venezuela, Southeastern Caribbean. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management. 10: 73 - 79
Oviedo, L. Guzmán, H., Flóres-Gonzáles, L., Capella, J. & J.M. Mair. 2008. The song of the southeast pacific humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) off Las Perlas Archipelago, Panama: preliminary characterization. Aquatic Mammals. 34: 458 – 463
Oviedo, L. Esteves, M.A., Alfe, E. Acevedo, R. & J. Bolaños. 2008. Interaction between killer whales (Orcinus orca) and a leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) off northeastern Venezuela. Biodiversity Records, JMBA2
Acevedo, R., Oviedo, L. and Silva, N. 2007. Identificación de áreas prioritarias para la conservación de cetáceos misticetos en la Isla de Margarita y alrededores. (Identification of key areas for the conservation of misticetes cetaceans off Margarita Island). Memoria Fundación La Salle, Numero especial: Extinción en Margarita. 67: 73-88
Esteves M. A. and L. Oviedo. 2007. A potential morphotype of long beaked common dolphin (Delphinus sp.) in the northeast coast of Venezuela. Aquatic Mammals. 33: 229 – 234
Oviedo, Lenin. 2007. Dolphin sympatric ecology in a tropical fjord: habitat partitioning by bathymetry and topography as a strategy to coexist. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 87: 1327–1335
Silva, N., Acevedo, R. and L. Oviedo. 2006. The spatial distribution of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) off the north coast of Margarita Island, Venezuela - Southeast Caribbean. Biodiversity Record. JMBA2.
Oviedo Lenin & Noemi Silva. 2005. Sighting frequency and relative abundance of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) along the northeast coast of Margarita Island and Los Frailes Archipelago, Venezuela. Rev.Biol.Trop. Vol. 53 (3-4): 595-600
Oviedo, L., Silva, N., Bermúdez, L. & D.K. Odell. 2005. Distribution of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) on the east coast of Isla Margarita and the Los Frailes archipelago, Venezuela. Aquatic Mammals. Vol 31(4), 442-446
Oviedo, Lenin & Mauricio Solis. 2008. Underwater topography determines critical breeding habitat for humpback whales near Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica: implications for Marine Protected Areas. Revista de Biología Tropical. 56(2): 591-602

Created: 2009-04-08 Last Updated: 2010-06-05 by Lenin OVIEDO