Dr. Jesus Troncoso

Conference title:
Ice on fire: Biodiversity Deception, an island surprising in an extraordinary continent
Monday 25 of May 2020. University of Magallanes


The Dr. Jesus Troncoso He is Professor of Zoology area of ​​the Department of Ecology and Animal Biology and researcher at the Center for Marine Research (CIM) University of Vigo, Spain. Prof. Zoology in the Faculty of Sciences of the Sea, member of the group of Coastal Ecology of the University of Vigo (EcoCost).

Studies the ecology of benthic marine mollusks and fauna, developing its activity, using large vessels or small boats in several areas of the planet, in polar waters, subtropical, tropical and temperate, of the Atlantic, Indo-Pacific and Antarctic. Author of more than 160 Scientific articles, 15 Mollusks chapters, Abyssal Marine Invertebrates and Fauna in Encyclopedias and / or books and wrote 7 complete books, presented more than 450 communications in national and international congresses, some of them being invited talks. He has participated in organizing 24 national and international conferences; Chairman en 4 from them.

Editor in chief del International Malacological Journal Argonauta (1999-2000); Associate Editor iberus (2001-follow); Associate editor (Benthos) in scientia Marina (2007-follow); Scientific Committee Thalassas (2011-here I'm).

Research stays in Spain, Austria, Brazil, Portugal, USA and Italy, in some of these countries several times and in different centers. He participated in oceanographic campaigns and expeditions along our coasts and other areas of the planet as, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Brazil, Costa Rica, Hawaii, etc. Standing out among them 3 campaigns aboard the Oceanographic Research Ship Hesperides in South Shetland, Bransfield and Bellingshausen Sea and 2 campaigns in Spanish Antarctic Station Gabriel de Castilla, Deception island.

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