Paulina Cepa

Paulina Cepa is from the Galapagos, and currently is pursuing a biology degree at the University of Guayaquil, in the Faculty of Natural Sciences. She has a strong interest in marine science and resource management, which lead her to volunteer at the Galapagos National Park to support their fisheries and marine conservation programs. She was a volunteer at the Charles Darwin Foundation as part of the seamount and deep-sea ecosystem research program. Her professional goal is to undertake marine investigation support marine conservation and sustainable management within the Galapagos Marine Reserve.


Investigating the Mysterious Beings that Live in Galapagos’ Deep-sea

The deep-sea is the largest biome on Earth, made up of marine habitats that exist below 200 m. This unexplored space is a heterogeneous landscape with underwater mountains, oceanic pits, marine...

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