Camila Arnés Urgellés

Marine Biology Area Volunteer

I was a volunteer at the Seamount Project led by the Charles Darwin Foundation.

For six years, I studied ecology and marine biology in Ecuador and Australia. Previously, I have conducted biodiversity and taxonomic studies of coastal and deep-water ecosystems.

I collaborated on the creation of a deep-sea species guide for the Galapagos Islands. My professional goal and passion is to grow in the field of scientific research and work for the conservation of marine ecosystems.


Climate variability affects the feeding habits of hammerhead sharks inhabiting the Galapagos Marine Reserve

Recently, researchers from the Charles Darwin Foundation, the Universidad San Francisco de Quito and the Galapagos National Park Directorate demonstrated that the feeding behavior of hammerhead...

What’s on a Hammerhead Shark Menu at the Galapagos Islands?

At the beginning of 2019 I received some great news for my birthday; I was awarded a small grant from The Rufford Foundation to conduct an exciting hammerhead shark research project in the Galapagos...

Monitoring Macroinvertebrates on the Galapagos ‘Enchanted Islands’

My experience with the 2017 ecological monitoring project It was 5:30am when the motor of the Queen Mabel ship was turned off after navigating all night towards Punta Moreno, our first stop in the...

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