ALEX HEARN

  • Profesor de Biología, Investigador
  • Colegio de Ciencias Biológicas y Ambientales, COCIBA
  • 297-1700 ext 1597
  • ahearn@usfq.edu.ec

ESTUDIOS

  • Marine Biology, Heriot-Watt
  • Marine Resource Development and Protection, Heriot-Watt
  • Oceanography with Marine Biology, Southampton

EXPERIENCIA LABORAL

Director of Science, Turtle Island Restoration Network
( 2013 - 2015 )
Director de Ciencias, investigacion e incidencia
Project Scientist, UC Davis
( 2008 - 2013 )
estudios científicos
Coordinador de Investigaciones Pesqueras, Fundacion Charles Darwin
( 2002 - 2008 )
Investigacion y asesoria ambiental

PUBLICACIONES

A brief massive aggregation of pelagic swimming crabs Euphylax dovii (Decapoda: Portunidae) at Cocos Island, Costa Rica coincides with onset of El Niño even
Asociación de tiburones con el Monte Submarino Las Gemelas y primera evidencia de conectividad con la Isla del Coco, Pacífico de Costa Rica
Chapter One – Shark movement patterns in the Mexican Pacific: A conservation and management perspective
Green sturgeon habitat suitability varies in response to drought related flow regimes
Trophic preferences of three pelagic fish inhabiting the Galapagos Marine Reserve: ecological inferences using multiple analyses
Global spatial risk assessment of sharks under the footprint of fisheries
Movements of scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini) at Cocos Island, Costa Rica and between oceanic islands in the Eastern Tropical Pacific
Residency and diel movement patterns of the endangered scalloped hammerhead Sphyrna lewini in the Revillagigedo National Park
Shark Count Galápagos: a través de la ciencia ciudadana se monitorea la megafauna marina
Spatiotemporal occurrence of green sturgeon at dredging and placement sites in the San Francisco estuary
Evaluating abundance trends of iconic species using local ecological knowledge
Justificación biológica para la creación de la MigraVía Coco-Galápagos
Longest recorded trans-Pacific migration of a whale shark (Rhincodon typus)
Assessing Fishing Effect Inside and Outside an MPA: The Impact of the Galapagos Marine Reserve on the Industrial Pelagic Tuna Fisheries during the First Decade of Operation
Association of whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) with thermo-biological frontal systems of the eastern tropical Pacific
Ecuador’s sharks face threats from within
Fine-scale habitat preference of green sturgeon (Acipenser medirostris) within three spawning locations in the Sacramento River, California
Informe Justificativo para la ampliacion del area de protección absoluta alrededor del parque nacional Isla del Cocos, Costa Rica
Reporte del estado poblacional de los tiburones martillo en la Reserva Marina de Galápagos
Residency and movement patterns of an apex predatory shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) at the Galapagos Marine Reserve
Satellite tracking and site fidelity of short ocean sunfish Mola ramsayi, in the Galapagos Islands.
The value of using measurements of geomagnetic field in addition to irradiance and sea surface temperature to estimate geolocations of tagged aquatic animals
Una década de seguimiento de los movimientos de tiburones resalta la importancia ecológica de las islas del norte: Darwin y Wolf.
Understanding constellations: ‘citizen scientists’ elucidate the global biology of a threatened marine mega-vertebrate
Adult female whale sharks make long-distance movements past Darwin Island (Galapagos, Ecuador) in the Eastern Tropical Pacific
Association of adult female whale sharks with open ocean and coastal upwelling frontal systems in the Eastern Tropical Pacific.
Migramar - Ciencia para la conservación de especies marinas migratorios del Pacifico Este
On their way to pupping grounds? Unprecedented parade of large female whale sharks at Darwin Island, Galapagos Marine Reserve
Tracking iconic migratory species among UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Eastern Tropical Pacific
Factors that influence the entry-exit decision and intensity of participation of fishing fleet for the Galapagos lobster fishery
First record of three shark species, Odontaspis ferox, Mustelus albipinnis and Centrophorus squamosus, from the Galápagos Islands

INTERESES

Ecólogo Marino, Biodiversidad Oceanográfica, Pesquerías, Tiburones y Areas Marinas Protegidas