Senior researcher of the Department of Marine Ecology of the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO), Santander Spain. Research areas: Impact of fishing on the ecosystem, demersal and benthic communities, ecosystems modeling, characterization of benthic habitats and Marine Protected Areas. Participation in > 7 National projects in the last 10 years. Participation in 7 International networking and meetings. > 90 articles and scientific documents.