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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Regional Coordinator
Department Southeast Pacific Action Plan
Institution
Comisión Permanente Pacifico Sur (
Edificio Classic, Complejo Comercial Alban Borja, Km 3.5 Julio Arosemena Guayaquil
Address
Comisión Permanente Pacifico Sur Edificio Classic, Complejo Comercial Alban Borja, Km 3.5 Julio Arosemena
Guayaquil
Guayas
Ecuador
Regions Black Sea
Tel 593422211202
Fax 59342221201
Email
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Website http://www.cpps-int.org/plandeaccion, http://www.museodeballenas.org
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree PhD
Job type Natural Resource Management
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Cureently I'm coordinating regional projects related with integrated coasta management (SPINCAM), marine litter and marine biodiversity (marine mammals, marine turtles, mangroves).

English fluently.
Research Region 84
Working languages Spanish
Skills/Expertise marine mammal researcher. Marine conservation issues such as biodiversity,MPA, pollution, integrated coastal manegement, marine spatial planning.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Fernando FéLIX)

Félix, F., C. Castro, J. Laake, B. Haase & M. Scheidat.2011. Abundance and survival estimates of the Southeastern Pacific humpback whale stock from 1991-2006 photo-identification surveys in Ecuador. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, Special Issue 3, 301-307.
Félix, F., D. Palacios, S.K. Salazar, S. Caballero, B. Haase & J. Falconí. 2011. The 2005 Galápagos humpback whale expedition: a first attempt to assess and characterize the population in the archipelago. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, Special Issue 3, 291-299.
Félix, F., M. Muñoz, J. Falconí, N. Botero & B. Haase. 2011.Entanglement of humpback whales in artisanal fishing gear in Ecuador. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, Special Issue 3, 285-290.
Félix, F. & N. Botero. 2011. Distribution and behaviour of humpback whales mother/calf pairs during the breeding season off Ecuador. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 426:277-287.
Félix, F. 1994. Ecology of the coastal bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus in the Gulf of Guayaquil, Ecuador. Investigations on Cetacea. Ed. by G. Pilleri. Vol. 25:235-256.
Félix, F. & J. Samaniego. 1994. Incidental catches of small cetaceans in the artisanal fisheries of Ecuador. Rep. Int. Whal. Commn. (Special Issue 15). Pp 475-480.
Félix, F. & H. Guzmán. 2014. Satellite Tracking and Sighting Data Analyses of Southeast Pacific Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae): Is the Migratory Route Coastal or Oceanic? Aquatic Mammals, 40 (4):329-340, DOI 10.1578/AM.40.4.2014.329.
Félix, F. & N. Botero. 2012. Evaluating Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) Social behavior through sexing active individuals. Aquatic Mammals, 38(3):301-306, DOI 10.1578/AM.38.3.2012.301.
Félix, F., N. Botero & J. Falconí. 2007. Observation of a blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) feeding in coastal waters of Ecuador. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals 6(2):193-197.
Félix, F. & B. Haase. 2001. The humpback whale off the coast of Ecuador, population parameters and behavior. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía, Vol. 36(1):61-74.
Félix, F., S. Caballero & C. Olavarría. 2012. Genetic diversity and population structure of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) from Ecuador based on mitochondrial DNA analyses. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 12(1):71-77.
Félix, F. & K. Van Waerebeek. 2005. Whale mortality from ship strikes in Ecuador and West Africa. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals. Vol. 4(1):55-60.
Félix, F, B. Haase, J. Denkinger, & J. Falconí. 2011. Varamientos de mamíferos marinos registrados en la costa continental de Ecuador entre 1996 y 2009. Acta oceanográfica del Pacífico 16(1):61-73.
Félix, F. 1997. Organization and social structure of the bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus in the Gulf of Guayaquil, Ecuador. Aquatic Mammals, 23(1):1-16.
Félix, F. & J. Novillo. 2015. Structure and dynamics of humpback whales competitive groups in Ecuador. Animal Behavior and Cognition. 2(1):56-70. DOI: 10.12966/abc.02.06.2015.
Félix, F., S. Caballero & C. Olavarría. 2012.Genetic diversity and population structure of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) from Ecuador based on mitochondrial DNA analyses. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, 12(1):71-77.
Félix, F. & B. Haase. 2005. Distribution of humpback whales along the coast of Ecuador and management implications. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management. Vol. 7(1):21-31.
Félix, F., W. Bachara, N. Schwarz & B. Haase. In press. Stranding of two Blainville?s beaked whale (Mesoplodon densirostris) in Ecuador. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals.

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Created: 2013-02-14 Last Updated: 2015-05-15 by Fernando FéLIX