My scientific interest has focused on the study of the biology and ecology of coastal benthic organisms (macroalgae and sessile invertebrates) to apply this knowledge to the fields of conservation (threatened species) and biotechnology (marine species culture). Specifically, I have studied the physiological, biological, and population responses that benthic species present in front of different abiotic and biotic factors. More recently, I have focused on how anthropogenic threats, such as global warming and pollution, affect canopy-forming macroalgal species and their communities, to preserve and/or restore these Mediterranean marine forests. These studies involve the development of cultivation techniques, threshold detection of optimal and detrimental conditions, and long-term monitoring of natural populations. Currently, I am a lecturer at the University of Girona (UdG), a linked doctor to the Center for Advanced Studies of Blanes (CEAB-CSIC) and I am part of the consolidated research group MedRecover.
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