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Landaeta M, Castillo-Hidalgo G, Bustos C. Effects of salinity gradients on larval growth and otolith asymmetry of austral hake Merluccius australis. Lat. Am. J. Aquat. Res.. 2018;46(1): 212-218. Available from: doi:10.3856/vol46-issue1-fulltext-20



2022-24. FONDECYT regular 1211037. Recent deoxygenation trend in the northern Patagonian fjord: Local drivers and connection to climate modes. Manuel I. Castillo co-investigador.

2022-25. CIMAR 26 C26IO 22-04 ¿Formas más simples, individuos más rápidos? Influencia de la variación fenotípica en el crecimiento somático de larvas de peces marinos, y su relación con las condiciones oceanográficas. I. Océano abierto e islas oceánicas. Mauricio F. Landaeta investigador principal; Manuel I. Castillo co-investigador.

2022-24. FONDECYT 11221161. The effect of environmental variability and predictability on the ecophysiology of marine coastal invertebrates. Simone Baldanzi investigador principal. 

2022. RED21992. Sistema articulado de investigación en cambio climático y sustentabilidad de zonas costeras de Chile. Simone Baldanzi investigador. 

2022. Puente-UV, UVA20993. Wind-driven effects on the circulation of the southern patagonian fjords and channels of Chile. Manuel I. Castillo investigador principal.

2022-24. CCSS210020. Centro de Instrumentación Oceanográfica. Manuel I. Castillo investigador asociado.

2018-23. INACH RT_08_18. A matter of size: Coupling early life history traits of Antarctic fishes and environmental forcing in a warming ocean. Mauricio F. Landaeta, investigador principal; Manuel I. Castillo co-investigador. 

2018-24. CS2018-7929.  Biophysical and biogeochemical interactions in semi-enclosed coastal systems: Developing synergies between marine research and higher education in Chile and Sweden. Manuel I. Castillo investigador responsable, Mauricio F. Landaeta co-investigador, Eulogio H. Soto co-investigador.

2018-22. ID20I10404. Desarrollo de una escala de impacto de marejadas para la comunicación efectiva y disminución del riesgo de desastre. Catalina Aguirre Directora, Patricio Winckler investigador.

2021-hoy. Programa de Observación de los Ecosistemas Terrestres y Acuáticos. Eulogio H. Soto investigador asociado.

2022. Instituto Milenio de Socio-Ecología Costera SECOS. Eulogio H. Soto investigador colaborador.

2022. PAN-Environment Initiative. Monitoreo de los efectos generados por el confinamiento del COVID-19 en bioindicadores de playas turísticas urbanas de Sudámerica y el Caribe. Eulogio H. Soto co-investigador.

2022. Challenger 150 Programme. SE Pacific WG Naciones Unidas. Eulogio H. Soto co-investigador.

Artículos publicados

Artículos publicados

2023. Orrego, F. S., Hüne, M., Benitez, H. A., & Landaeta, M. F. Unraveling the morphological patterns of a subantarctic eelpout: a geometric morphometric approach. Integrative Zoology18(2), 372-384.

2023. Isbell, F., Balvanera, P., Mori, A. S., He, J. S., Bullock, J. M., Regmi, G. R., Soto, E.H., ... & Palmer, M. S.  Expert perspectives on global biodiversity loss and its drivers and impacts on people. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment21(2), 94-103.

2022. Anaya‐Godínez, E., Silva‐Segundo, C. A., Landaeta, M. F., Funes‐Rodríguez, R., Trujillo‐Millán, O., Blanco‐Jarvio, A., ... & Marín‐Enríquez, E. Influence of oceanographic conditions on the body shape variability of Scomber japonicus larvae from the western coast of the Baja California Peninsula. Fisheries Oceanography,31(3), 225-237.

2022. Azócar, C., Zavala‐Muñoz, F., Landaeta, M. F., Aviles, M., & Araya, M. (2022). Parental care and early development of the labrisomid blenny Labrisomus philippii (Labrisomidae) from northern Chile. Journal of Applied Ichthyology38(6), 570-578.

2022. Delrieu‐Trottin, E., Hartmann‐Salvo, H., Saenz‐Agudelo, P., Landaeta, M. F., & Pérez‐Matus, A.  DNA reconciles morphology and colouration in the drunk blenny genus Scartichthys (Teleostei: Blenniidae) and provides insights into their evolutionary history. Journal of Fish Biology100(2), 507-518.

2022. Landaeta, M. F., Figueroa-González, Y., Moyano, G., Vera-Duarte, J., Pérez-Matus, A., & Plaza, G. Mismatch between shape changes, early growth, and condition for a temperate reef fish from an oceanic island. Marine and Freshwater Research73(5), 624-636.

2022. Baldanzi, S., Saldías, G. S., Vargas, C. A., & Porri, F. Long term environmental variability modulates the epigenetics of maternal traits of kelp crabs in the coast of Chile. Scientific Reports12(1), 18806.

2022. Horacek III, H. J., Soto, E. H., Quiroga, E., & Ingels, J. Meiofaunal nematode abundance, composition, and diversity at bathyal to hadal depths in the Southeast Pacific Ocean. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers188, 103837.

2022. Quiroga, E., Ortiz, P., Soto, E. H., Salinas, N., Olguín, N., & Sands, C. Geographic patterns of soft-bottoms benthic communities in Chilean Patagonian fjords (47° S-54° S)-influence of environmental stress on diversity patterns and stable isotope signatures. Progress in Oceanography204, 102810.

2022. Winckler, P., Contreras-López, M., Garreaud, R., Meza, F., Larraguibel, C., Esparza, C., ... & Mora, J.  Analysis of Climate-Related Risks for Chile’s Coastal Settlements in the ARClim Web Platform. Water14(22), 3594.

2022. Sepúlveda, I., Liu, P. L. F., Grigoriu, M., Haase, J. S., & Winckler, P. Non‐Stationary Probabilistic Tsunami Hazard Assessments Compounding Tides and Sea Level Rise. Earth's Future10(11), e2022EF002965.

2022. Molteni Perez, F., Aleixo, R., Gubler, A., Winckler, P., & Reyes, M. Tracking the transport of pollutants by means of imaging methods. Acta Geophysica70(5), 2437-2450.

2022. Winckler, P., Esparza, C., Mora, J., Melo, O., Bambach, N., Contreras-López, M., & Sactic, M. I.  Impacts in ports on a tectonically active coast for climate-driven projections under the RCP 8.5 scenario: 7 Chilean ports under scrutiny. Coastal Engineering Journal64(3), 387-405.

2022. Mora‐Soto, A., Aguirre, C., Iriarte, J. L., Palacios, M., Macaya, E. C., & Macias‐Fauria, M. A Song of Wind and Ice: Increased Frequency of Marine Cold‐Spells in Southwestern Patagonia and Their Possible Effects on Giant Kelp Forests. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans127(6), e2021JC017801.

2020.  Flores-Aqueveque, V., Rojas, M., Aguirre, C., Arias, P. A., & González, C. South Pacific Subtropical High from the late Holocene to the end of the 21st century: insights from climate proxies and general circulation models. Climate of the Past, 16(1), 79-99.

 2019. Aguirre, C., Rojas, M., Garreaud, R. D., & Rahn, D. A. Role of synoptic activity on projected changes in upwelling-favourable winds at the ocean’s eastern boundaries. npj Climate and Atmospheric Science, 2(1), 1-7.

2019. Aparicio-Rizzo, P., & Masotti, I. Inter-annual variability of oceanographic conditions and phytoplankton in Valparaíso Bay (~ 33 S), central Chile. Revista de biología marina y oceanografía, 54(1), 70-81.

2019. Landaeta, M. F., Bernal-Durán, V., Castillo, M. I., Díaz-Astudillo, M., Fernández-General, B., & Núñez-Acuña, P.  Nearshore environmental conditions influence larval growth and shape changes for a temperate rocky reef fish. Hydrobiologia, 839(1), 159-176.

2019. Landaeta, M. F., Nowajewski, V., Paredes, L. D., & Bustos, C. A. Early life history traits of the blenny Auchenionchus crinitus (Teleostei: Labrisomidae) off northern Chile. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 99(4), 969-974.

2019. Hernández-Santoro, C., Contreras-Reyes, J. E., & Landaeta, M. F. Intra-seasonal variability of sea surface temperature influences phenological decoupling in anchovy (Engraulis ringens). Journal of Sea Research, 152, 101765.

2019. Hernández‐Santoro, C., Landaeta, M. F., & Castillo Pizarro, J. Effect of ENSO on the distribution and concentration of catches and reproductive activity of anchovy Engraulis ringens in northern Chile. Fisheries Oceanography, 28(3), 241-255.

2019. Díaz-Astudillo, M., Landaeta, M. F., Bernal-Durán, V., Castillo, M. I., Alvarado-Niño, M., & Alarcón, D. The influence of regional and local oceanography in early stages of marine fishes from temperate rocky reefs. Marine Biology, 166(4), 1-16.

2019. De Los Ríos‐Méndez, J., Kanamori, G. A., & Landaeta, M. F. Lunar influences in the diet habits and selectivity of larval clingfish Gobiesox marmoratus. Journal of Fish Biology, 95(3), 833-846.

2019. Zavala‐Muñoz, F., Vera‐Duarte, J., Bustos, C. A., Angulo‐Aros, J., & Landaeta, M. F. Niche partitioning and morphospace in early stages of two sympatric Diogenichthys species (Myctophidae). Journal of fish biology, 95(5), 1275-1285.

2019. Muñoz, G. Parasite community of the tadpole codling Salilota australis (Günther, 1878)(Gadiformes: Moridae) from the southern Chile and its comparison with its closest relatives. Neotropical Helminthology, 13(2), 181-191.

2018. Landaeta M, Castillo-Hidalgo G, Bustos C. Effects of salinity gradients on larval growth and otolith asymmetry of austral hake Merluccius australis. Lat. Am. J. Aquat. Res.. 46(1): 212-218. Available from: doi:10.3856/vol46-issue1-fulltext-20

2018. Rodríguez-Valentino, C., Landaeta, M. F., Plaza, G., Cubillos, L. A., & Castillo, M. I. Early life history traits of common sardine, Strangomera bentincki (Osteichthyes: Clupeidae) estimated by otolith microstructure analysis. Journal of Sea Research, 142, 21-27.

2018. Vare, L. L., Baker, M. C., Howe, J. A., Levin, L. A., Neira, C., Ramirez-Llodra, E. Z., ... & Soto, E. H. Scientific considerations for the assessment and management of mine tailings disposal in the deep sea. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5, 17.

2018. Aguirre, C., García-Loyola, S., Testa, G., Silva, D., & Farías, L. Insight into anthropogenic forcing on coastal upwelling off south-central Chile. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, 6.

Italo Masotti

Biólogo Marino, Universidad de Valparaíso, 2000.
Magister en Oceanografía, Meteorología y Medio Ambiente, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, 2002.
Doctor en Oceanografía biológica y biogeoquímica, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, 2007.


Patricio Winckler

Ingeniero Civil
MSc. Environmental Technology
Máster en Ingeniería de Puertos y Costas
MSc. in Civil Engineering
PhD. in Civil Engineering


Catalina Aguirre


Oceanógrafo, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.

Doctora en Ciencias de la Ingeniería mención fluidodinámica, Universidad de Chile.


Mario Cáceres


Bachiller en ciencias e Ingeniero de Ejecución en Armas, Academia Politécnica Naval, Chile, 1982.

Magister en Ciencias mención Oceanografía, Universidad de Concepción, Chile, 1989.

Doctor of Philosophy, Oceanografía física, Old Dominion University, EUA, 2001.


Eulogio Soto


Biólogo Marino y Licenciado en Biología Marina, Universidad de Valparaíso, 2000.

Ph.D. en Oceanografía y Biología Marina, National Oceanography Centre, University of Southampton and The Natural History Museum, London, Inglaterra, 2009


Gabriela Muñoz

Gabriela Muñoz.

Licenciada en Ciencias Biológicas, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile, 1998.

PhD en Parasitologia Marina, University of Queensland, Australia, 2006.