Manel Gazo

PhD in Zoology.

Specialized in marine mammals.


he is Director of SUBMON and Associate Professor at the Department of Zoology of the University of Barcelona.
He has been part of the Large Marine Vertebrates Research Group of the University of Barcelona for over 20 years.

His personal experience

has evolved around three main areas: management of conservation programs, studies directed towards the protection of marine species and habitats and direction and management of environmental organizations.

He is in charge of

UNEP-RAC/SPA Action Plan for the monk seal (Monachus monachus) in countries with small populations, and regional coordinator of ACCOBAMS for the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) in the North-Western Mediterranean.