Introducing the unit

The Marine Zoology Unit is a research group of the Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology. The unit has a proven ability to attract extramural funding to pursue its research objectives and has a long record of international cooperation. Research is concentrated on two main topics: the conservation biology of marine mammals and marine turtles, and the parasitology of marine vertebrates. The Marine Zoology Unit is furnished with new, state-of-the-art facilities and shares accommodation with the Experimental Aquaculture Plant of the University of Valencia.

Currently, the Marine Zoology Unit is manned (or staffed) by one full professor, five assistant professors, three associate professors, two guest researcher, nine postdoctoral fellows, two technicians and ten PhD students.