HOYOS PADILLA, Edgar Mauricio, Ph.D.

Mexico

Last updated: December 13, 2019 at 16:35 pm

Shark researcher; co-founder and Director of Pelagios-Kakunjá A.C., a nonprofit organization that focuses on sharks and other open-water species; founding member of the Mexican Society of Cartilaginous Fish; expert in shark reproduction; studies the behaviour of several shark species in the Pacific and Caribbean including the hammerhead shark and the white shark; public speaker and lecturer; advocate for shark conservation; scientific advisor on multiple television documentaries and Discovery Channel’s Shark Week; scientific advisor for shark conservation foundations including Fins Attached and Save Our Sharks; documented the largest white shark filmed underwater.

Sea Hero (Scuba Diving Magazine, 2018)
Shark Researcher of the Year (Fins Attached, 2018)
Golden Diver Award (Cozumel Scuba Fest, 2016)

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