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Researcher: Soler, GA (Mr German Soler)

Fields of Research

Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Conservation and Biodiversity
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Animal Behaviour

Research Objectives

Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Protected Conservation Areas in Marine Environments
Fisheries - Recreational
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Cetacean distribution and relative abundance in Colombia’s Pacific EEZ from survey cruises and platforms of opportunity; Journal of Cetacean Research and Management
Conservation genetics of the scalloped hammerhead shark in the Pacific coast of Colombia; Journal of Heredity
Contributions of body size, habitat and taxonomy to predictions of temperate Australian fish diets; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Fishing-gear restrictions and biomass gains for coral reef fishes in marine protected areas; Conservation Biology
Global conservation outcomes depend on marine protected areas with five key features; Nature
Global human footprint on the linkage between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in reef fishes; PLOS Biology
Integrating abundance and functional traits reveals new global hotspots of fish diversity; Nature
Inter-island movements of scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini) and seasonal connectivity in a marine protected area of the eastern tropical Pacific; Marine Biology
Moving beyond trophic groups: evaluating fishing-induced changes to temperate reef food webs; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Occurrence and rates of encounter of marine mammals in the waters of Malpelo Island and towards the continent; Boletin de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras
Predicting the diet of coastal fishes at a continental scale based on taxonomy and body size; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Reef fishes at all trophic levels respond positively to effective marine protected areas; PloS One
Surveys of subtidal reefs in the Southwest National Park Marine Nature Reserve 2004-2017
Surveys of the Subtidal Reef Biota of the Cradle Coast 1992-2018
Surveys of the subtidal reef biota of the Kent Group Marine Nature Reserve 2014-2017
Surveys of the subtidal reef biota of the Tinderbox Marine Nature Reserve 1992-2017
The potential of trait-based approaches to contribute to marine conservation; Marine Policy

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision