Claudia Padilla Souza


National Fisheries Institute

He studied at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She is a Titular Researcher "C" at the CRIP Puerto Morelos of the National Fisheries Institute. He has developed research projects for the development of biotechnology for the cultivation of marine species of commercial and ecological importance, including the queen conch Lobatus gigas and corals of the genus Acropora.

From 2012 to 2016, he was the technical manager of the project financed by CONABIO JA-009 “Interdisciplinary program of active restoration to compensate anthropogenic damage in coral reefs of the Mexican Caribbean”.

She promoted the establishment of a modular coral nursery for the production of coral colonies by clonal propagation and sexual reproduction, in controlled, semi-controlled and marine systems.

As of 2016, he has coordinated restoration actions in various reef areas in the northern part of Quintana Roo, as well as immediate action procedures for attention to stranding in reefs of Puerto Morelos. As of 2017, it coordinates the Coral Reef Restoration Program in Quintana Roo through an agreement between INAPESCA and the Government of the State of Quintana Roo, with the goal of producing 260,000 corals.

He has participated in the training of human resources through teaching, undergraduate and master's thesis supervision; dissemination of science in congresses and academic forums, as well as publication of books, manuals and articles in scientific journals.

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