Pelayo Salinas de León

Marine Research Coordinator

Pelayo has led the research projects in fisheries and sharks of the CDRS since August 2012.

Prior to working in Galapagos, he completed his PhD in marine biology at the University of Wellington in New Zealand and developed several research projects in Indonesia and Cuba.

Working in Galapagos has been his dream since he was a child and he mentioned the good fortune he has to be able to coordinate lines of research that are useful for the sustainable management of resources of socio-economic importance in the Galapagos Marine Reserve.


The “Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands”, in French “Fondation Charles Darwin pour les îles Galapagos”, Association International sans but lucratif, has its registered office located at Drève du Pieuré 19, 1160 Brussels, and is registered under the trade registry of Brussels under the number 0409.359.103, (the “AISBL”).

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