Special Guest Speaker

Paulina Cepa

Paulina Cepa-Egas is a Galapagos biologist who graduated from the University of Guayaquil. During her undergraduate studies, she was an intern at the Galapagos National Park Directorate, at the Charles Darwin Foundation with the Seamounts and Deep Ecosystems Project, and later at the Public Institute for Aquaculture and Fisheries Research.

Paulina is an author and co-author of scientific publications, with a background in fisheries, ecology and technical management of marine species. Based on her experience working in fisheries and taxonomy she was hired by the Charles Darwin Research Station as a technician to support the ichthyological collections in February 2022. She is also a research assistant for the Seamounts and Deep Ecosystems Project, participating in field work and data analysis supporting the first characterization of deep-sea habitats and their biodiversity. Her professional goal is to continue conducting research that contributes knowledge and generates results that promote conservation and sustainable management within the Galapagos Marine Reserve.

My upcoming expeditions

Wild Galápagos Escape

  • Oct 22 2022
  • Oct 27 2022