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Research interests

Fish stress physiology, neurophysiology, fish health and welfare, mainly regarding the neuroendocrine and behavioral responses to different factors including both aquaculture (handling, poor water quality, stock density, etc.) and environmental (temperature, salinity, pH, pollutants, etc.) stressors. Also interested in fish behavioral phenotypes and their relationship with stress- and disease-resilience.

Research interests

Curriculum vitae

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D., University of Vigo


Award Date: 8 Jul 2008

Marine Biology and Aquaculture, M.Sc., University of Vigo


Award Date: 2 Sept 2004


  • User defined:
  • Physiology
  • Fish
  • Stress
  • Welfare
  • Health
  • Aquaculture
  • Endocrinology


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