Franklin Teran

Research Assistant

He has been part of the Marine Invasive Species project since 2017, when he began as an intern of the project and developed his undergraduate thesis on the analysis of food webs and possible biological control agents for potentially harmful introduced species. He has also collaborated in the Subtidal Ecological Monitoring Project of the Marine Reserve.
He graduated as a biologist at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador in Quito in 2020 and returned to the Charles Darwin Foundation, to work as a Research Assistant. His areas of interest are geographic information systems applied to the marine and coastal environment, use of technology and remote sensors for monitoring habitats sensitive to global warming, ecology of invasions and the implementation of methodology for early detection of possible invasive species. All its research efforts are focused on the conservation of the biological diversity of the Galapagos Marine Reserve.

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