Florencia Cerutti

Marine Researcher

A passionate marine biologist interested in studying rays and sharks to guide conservation and management plans. She is particularly interested in sharks and rays’ use of key habitats within marine protected areas and migratory patterns connecting networks of these protected areas.

Cerutti obtained a Ph.D. in Marine Ecology at Charles Darwin University, Australia. She worked in the sharks and mantas project at the Charles Darwin Foundation. She has worked with fishers, NGOs and other stakeholders and believes in the usefulness of the biological sciences to answer management and conservation questions.


Monitoring sharks in the mid-Pacific: a journey to the sharkiest place in the world

A long-dreamed opportunity for any biologist, I finally found my way to the Galápagos Islands last March. On the second week of my new position at the research station of the Charles Darwin...

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