Jorge Ramírez

Fisheries Project Coordinator

Jorge was born in Mexico and since 2010 has lived in Galapagos. He is a Marine Biologist with a Master’s degree in Marine and Coastal Science & Sustainable Management. He has always studied industrial and small-scale fisheries in Mexico and Ecuador of a variety of species: sharks, rays, sea cucumber, lobsters and finfishes. His research includes any component of the fisheries: biology, ecology, participatory research, markets and public policy.

His extensive experience on fisheries is the reason why, since October 2019, Jorge has lead the "Socio-ecology, Assessment and Management of Fisheries" Project at CDF. He is expanding the focus of the Project towards an interdisciplinary one, with the aim of understanding the complex socio-ecological fishery system of Galapagos and improving its management.

The “Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands”, in French “Fondation Charles Darwin pour les îles Galapagos”, Association International sans but lucratif (“AISBL”), has its registered office located at Chaussée de la Hulpe 177 Bte 20 (rez) - 1170, Brussels, and is registered under the trade registry of Brussels under the number 0409.359.103.

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