Director of the Marine Research Institute (IIM-CSIC) and leader of the Fisheries Ecology research group
Doctor in Biology, he has more than 30 years of experience in the field of fisheries ecology, being responsible for the research line in Fisheries Ecology of the IIM since 2000. His research is addressed towards the study of the ecology of species such as cod, black halibut, red fish and hake and also coastal and tropical species. He is an expert on reproductive ecology and its influence on population dynamics, scientific evaluation and fisheries management. Since July 2018 he is the director of the Marine Research Institute of CSIC.