Juanes, Francis

Contact

Phone number: (250) 721-6227
Email: juanes@uvic.ca
Department: Biology

Research description:

Research Description
The ecology, evolution and behavior of fishes and crustaceans, their habitats and survival mechanisms.

Expertise Profile
Dr. Francis Juanes is a fisheries ecologist. He studies ecology, evolution and behavior of fishes and crustaceans. Particular interests include: (1) the mechanisms leading to recruitment variability of marine fishes, (2) the evolution of life history strategies, particularly with reference to the onset of piscivory in fishes and the adaptive significance of phenotypic plasticity, (3) conservation genetics of marine and marine-river migrating fishes, (4) the allometry of predator-prey relationships, (5) underwater soundscapes and sound production in fishes, and (6) the conservation of marine ecosystems.

Related Links
Faces of UVic Research: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU2MvblSZPk

International research:

USA, Spain, Colombia, Peru, Taiwan, Argentina, Turkey.

Countries lived or worked in:

USA, UK, Spain, Canada

Languages:

Spanish and French


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