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Details of Mrs. Armi Gentiles Torres   


Gender female
Job title Research Associate
Department FishBase
FishBase Information and Research Group, Inc. Khush Hall, IRRI, College
Los Banos
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel [63] (49) 5360168/ [63] 917-5518222
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Website http://www.fishbase.org, http://www.fin.ph
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Degree MS Marine Science; Bs Zoology; PhD Environmental Science (student)
Job type Data Management
Research Area(s) Limnology , Limnology
Research Activities Works in FishBase mainly on freshwater fishes and their taxonomy, distribution as well as associated biological information. Handles the IUCN Red List in FishBase and conservation issues at the national and global levels. Also works on fish oxygen consumption. Worked on reproduction related information in FishBase. Actively involved in organizing trainings on freshwater fish identification and conservation in collaboration with national and international partners. Determined natural diet (gut content analyses) of spiny lobsters Panulirus spp. in the Philippines. Conducted feeding and growth studies on spiny lobster Panulirus spp. in captivity.
Research Region 55, 53, 87, 52, 63
Skills/Expertise Biodiversity Informatics; Biodiversity conservation
Comments Currently, a student of PhD in Environmental Science
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Mrs. Armi TORRES)

Froese, R. and A.G. Torres. 1999. Fishes under threat: an analysis of the fishes in the 1996 IUCN Red List. p. 131-144. In R.S.V. Pullin, D.M. Bartley and J. Kooiman (eds.) Towards policies for conservation and sustainable use of aquatic genetic resources. ICLARM Conf. Proc. 59, 277 p.

Group(s): GLODIR
Created: 1999-07-18 Last Updated: 2014-07-10 by Armi TORRES