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Rogelio Javier Sellanes Lopez

Profesor Titular

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEL NORTE, DPTO. BIOLOGÍA MARINA

Coquimbo, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Ecology of sublittoral benthic communities. Benthos associated to seamounts. Taxonomy of marine invertebrates. Trophic ecology of marine communities. Sediment biogeochemical processes. Bentic pelagic coupling.

Educación

  •  Oceanografía biológica, UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION. Chile, 2002

Experiencia Académica

  •   Postdoc Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

    Faculta de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanográficas

    Concepción, Chile

    Enero 2002 - Enero 2004

  •   Associate Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DEL NORTE

    Facultad de Ciencias del Mar

    Coquimbo, Chile

    Enero 2010 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


8 undergraduate, 4 magister sciences, 2 PhD



Tipos de Producción
 

Article (77)

Phylogenomics, life history and morphological evolution of ophiocomid brittlestars
First Record of the Yellowfin Soldierfish, Myripristis chryseres Jordan & Evermann, 1903, in the Easter Island Ecoregion
No reef-associated gradient in the infaunal communities of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Are oceanic waves more important than reef predators?
Thorsons rule, life-history evolution, and diversification of benthic octopuses (Cephalopoda: Octopodoidea)
Diversity of deep-sea fishes of the Easter Island Ecoregion
Reproductive patterns in demersal crustaceans from the upper boundary of the OMZ off north-central Chile
Ascidian fauna (Tunicata, Ascidiacea) of subantarctic and temperate regions of Chile.
Community structure and trophic ecology of megabenthic fauna from the deep basins in the Interior Sea of Chiloé, Chile (41–43° S)
Diversidad de poliplacóforos tropicales del sur de la Provincia Panameña
Geochemical characterization of two distinctive systems with evidence of chemosynthetic activity, explored at the SE Pacific margin off Chile (46°S and 33°S)
Phylogeny and biogeography of Muusoctopus (Cephalopoda: Enteroctopodidae)
The phylogenetic position and taxonomic status of Sterechinus bernasconiae Larrain, 1975 (Echinodermata, Echinoidea), an enigmatic Chilean sea urchin
CITIZEN SCIENTISTS AND MARINE RESEARCH: VOLUNTEER PARTICIPANTS, THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS, AND PROJECTION FOR THE FUTURE
Mass die-off of the cold-water coral Desmophyllum dianthus in the Chilean Patagonian fjord region
Morphology and geology of the continental shelf and upper slope of southern Central Chile (33 degrees S-43 degrees S)
New insights on the trophic ecology of bathyal communities from the methane seep area off Concepcion, Chile (similar to 36 degrees S)
The South American radiation of Jerrybuccinum (Gastropoda, Buccinidae), with a new deep-water species from Chile
Trophic structure of the bathyal benthos at an area with evidence of methane seep activity off southern Chile (similar to 45 degrees S)
Nematode community structure along a central Chile margin transect influenced by the oxygen minimum zone
Trophic ecology of the dusky catshark Bythaelurus canescens (Gunther, 1878) (Chondrychthyes: Scyliorhinidae) in the southeast Pacific Ocean
Do the methane seep areas constitute aggregation spots for the Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides) off central Chile?
Eosipho zephyrus, a new species (Gastropoda: Buccinidae) from deep water off Chile
Geochemistry of trace metals in shelf sediments affected by seasonal and permanent low oxygen conditions off central Chile, SE Pacific (similar to 36 degrees S)
Methane seep molluscs from the Sinu-San Jacinto fold belt in the Caribbean Sea of Colombia
Morphological and molecular description of a new record of Graneledone (Cephalopoda, Octopodidae) in the southeastern Pacific Ocean
Morphology and geology of the continental shelf and upper slope of southern Central Chile (33°S-43°S)
Chemosynthetic trophic support for the benthic community at an intertidal cold seep site at Mocha Island off central Chile
Methane in shallow cold seeps at Mocha Island off central Chile
Vicariance and convergence in Magellanic and New Zealand long-looped brachiopod clades (Pan-Brachiopoda: Terebratelloidea)
Habitat heterogeneity and its influence on benthic biodiversity in oxygen minimum zones
Trophic mass-balance model of a subtropical coastal lagoon, including a comparison with a stable isotope analysis of the food-web
Benthic megafaunal and demersal fish assemblages on the Chilean continental margin: The influence of the oxygen minimum zone on bathymetric distribution
Growth and size-structure of Stegophiura sp (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) on the continental slope off central Chile: a comparison between cold seep and non-seep sites
Metazoan meiofauna within the oxygen-minimum zone off Chile: Results of the 2001-PUCK expedition
New record of Scalpellum projectum (Crustacea: Cirripedia: Thoracica: Scalpellidae) for the continental slope of Chile
Nuevo registro de Scalpellum projectum (Crustacea: Cirripedia: Thoracica: Scalpellidae) para el talud continental de Chile
Reproductive characteristics of Calyptogena gallardoi (Bivalvia: Vesicomyidae) from a methane seep area off Concepcion, Chile
Aerobic and anaerobic enzymatic activities of Calyptogena gallardoi (Vesicomyidae): a clam associated with methane cold seeps off Chile
Food web of a SW Atlantic shallow coastal lagoon: spatial environmental variability does not impose substantial changes in the trophic structure
Megafauna community structure and trophic relationships at the recently discovered Concepcion Methane Seep Area, Chile, similar to 36 degrees S
Megafauna community structure and trophic relationships at the recently discovered Concepción Methane Seep Area, Chile, ?36°S
Changes of macrobenthos composition under different ENSO cycle conditions on the continental shelf off central Chile
Feeding ecology of Urophycis brasiliensis on the Uruguayan coast of the Rio de la Plata estuary
ENSO as a natural experiment to understand environmental control of meiofaunal community structure
A new species of Calyptogena (Bivalvia : Vesicomyidae) from a recently discovered methane seepage area off Concepcion Bay, Chile (similar to 36 circle S)
A new species of Lucinoma (Bivalvia : Lucinoidea) from a methane gas seep off the southwest coast of Chile
A new species of Lucinoma (Bivalvia: Lucinoidea) from a methane gas seep off the southwest coast of Chile
Biomass size-spectra of macrobenthic communities in the oxygen minimum zone off Chile
New species of Thyasiridae from a methane seepage area off Concepcion, Chile
Osseous skeletal material and fish scales in marine sediments under the oxygen minimum zone off northern and central Chile
First direct evidence of methane seepage and associated chemosynthetic communities in the bathyal zone off Chile
Nitrogen sediment fluxes in an upwelling system off central Chile (Concepción Bay and adjacent shelf) during the 1997-1998 El Niño
Composition, structure and energy flux of the meiobenthos off central Chile
Meiofauna and sedimentary organic matter off Central Chile: response to changes caused by the 1997-1998 El Nino
Meiofaunal distributions on the Peru margin: relationship to oxygen and organic matter availability
Effects of dissolved oxygen and fresh organic matter on the bioturbation potential of macrofauna in sublittoral sediments off Central Chile during the 1997/1998 El Nino
Composición, estructura y flujo energético del meiobentos frente a Chile central

Dtp Import/Article (68)

Diversity of deep-sea fishes of the Easter Island Ecoregion
Reproductive patterns in demersal crustaceans from the upper boundary of the OMZ off north-central Chile.
Ascidian fauna (Tunicata, Ascidiacea) of subantarctic and temperate regions of Chile
Community structure and trophic ecology of megabenthic fauna from the deep basins in the Interior Sea of Chiloé, Chile (41–43° S)
Geochemical characterization of two distinctive systems with evidence of chemosynthetic activity, explored at the SE Pacific margin off Chile (46°S and 33°S)
Phylogeny and biogeography of Muusoctopus (Cephalopoda=> Enteroctopodidae)
Tropical polyplacophoran diversity from south of the Panamian Province
The phylogenetic position and taxonomic status of Sterechinus bernasconiae Larrain, 1975 Echinodermata, Echinoidea), an enigmatic Chilean sea urchin
Benthic food web structure in the Comau fjord, Chile (~42°S): preliminary assessment including a site with chemosynthetic activity
Citizen scientists and marine research=> volunteer participants, their contributions, and projection for the future
Geochemistry of reduced fluids from shallow cold vents hosting chemosynthetic communities (Comau Fjord, Chilean Patagonia,~42°S)
Mass die-off of the cold-water coral Desmophyllum dianthus in the Chilean Patagonian fjord region
Morphology and geology of the continental shelf and upper slope of southern Central Chile (33°S-43°S)
New insights on the trophic ecology of bathyal communities from the methane seep area off Concepcion, Chile (similar to 36 degrees S)
The South American radiation of Jerrybuccinum (Gastropoda, Buccinidae), with a new deep-water species from Chile
Trophic structure of the bathyal benthos at an area with evidence of methane seep activity off southern Chile (∼45°S)
Nematode community structure along a central Chile margin transect influenced by the oxygen minimum zone
Trophic ecology of the dusky catshark Bythaelurus canescens (Gunther, 1878) (Chondrychthyes: Scyliorhinidae) in the southeast Pacific Ocean
Do the methane seep areas constitute aggregation spots for the Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides) off central Chile?
Eosipho zephyrus, a new species (Gastropoda: Buccinidae) from deep water off Chile
Evaluation of sediment trace metal records as paleoproductivity and paleoxygenation proxies in the upwelling center off Concepción, Chile (36°S)
Geochemistry of trace metals in shelf sediments affected by seasonal and permanent low oxygen conditions off central Chile, SE Pacific (similar to 36 degrees S)
Methane seep molluscs from the Sinú-San Jacinto fold belt in the Caribbean Sea of Colombia
Chemosynthetic trophic support for the benthic community at an intertidal cold seep site at Mocha Island off central Chile
Methane in shallow cold seeps at Mocha Island off central Chile
Diversity patterns along and across the Chilean margin: a continental slope encompassing oxygen gradients and methane seep benthic habitats
Habitat heterogeneity and its influence on benthic biodiversity in oxygen minimum zones
Trophic mass-balance model of a subtropical coastal lagoon, including a comparison with a stable isotope analysis of the food-web
Benthic megafaunal and demersal fish assemblages on the Chilean continental margin: The influence of the oxygen minimum zone on bathymetric distribution
Growth and size-structure of Stegophiura sp (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) on the continental slope off central Chile: a comparison between cold seep and non-seep sites
Growth and size-structure of Stegophiura sp (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) on the continental slope off central Chile: a comparison between cold seep and non-seep sites
Metazoan meiofauna within the oxygen-minimum zone off Chile: Results of the 2001-PUCK expedition
Reproductive characteristics of Calyptogena gallardoi (Bivalvia: Vesicomyidae) from a methane seep area off Concepcion, Chile
Reproductive characteristics of Calyptogena gallardoi (Bivalvia: Vesicomyidae) from a methane seep area off Concepcion, Chile
Aerobic and anaerobic enzymatic activities of Calyptogena gallardoi (Vesicomyidae): a clam associated with methane cold seeps off Chile
Food web of a SW Atlantic shallow coastal lagoon: spatial environmental variability does not impose substantial changes in the trophic structure
Megafauna community structure and trophic relationships at the recently discovered Concepcion Methane Seep Area, Chile, similar to 36 degrees S
Changes of macrobenthos composition under different ENSO cycle conditions on the continental shelf off central Chile
Feeding ecology of Urophycis brasiliensis on the Uruguayan coast of the Rio de la Plata estuary
ENSO as a natural experiment to understand environmental control of meiofaunal community structure
A new species of Lucinoma (Bivalvia : Lucinoidea) from a methane gas seep off the southwest coast of Chile
Biomass size-spectra of macrobenthic communities in the oxygen minimum zone off Chile
New species of Thyasiridae from a methane seepage area off Concepcion, Chile
Osseous skeletal material and fish scales in marine sediments under the oxygen minimum zone off northern and central Chile
First direct evidence of methane seepage and associated chemosynthetic communities in the bathyal zone off Chile
Nitrogen sediment fluxes in an upwelling system off central Chile (Concepcion Bay and adjacent shelf) during the 1997-1998 El Nino
Composition, structure and energy flux of the meiobenthos off central Chile
Meiofaunal distributions on the Peru margin: relationship to oxygen and organic matter availability
Effects of dissolved oxygen and fresh organic matter on the bioturbation potential of macrofauna in sublittoral sediments off Central Chile during the 1997/1998 El Nino
Geochemical characterization of two distinctive systems with evidence of chemosynthetic activity, explored at the SE Pacific margin off Chile (46°S and 33°S)

Grant (7)

Millenium Nucleus “Ecology and Sustainable Management of Oceanic Islands”
Evolutionary biogeography of the southeastern Pacific polyplacophorans

Review (6)

Benthic food web structure in the Comau fjord, Chile (similar to 42 degrees S): Preliminary assessment including a site with chemosynthetic activity
Geochemistry of reduced fluids from shallow cold vents hosting chemosynthetic communities (Comau Fjord, Chilean Patagonia 42 degrees S)
Evaluation of sediment trace metal records as paleoproductivity and paleoxygenation proxies in the upwelling center off Concepcion, Chile (36 degrees S)
Benthic processes on the Peru margin: a transect across the oxygen minimum zone during the 1997-98 El Nino

Conference Paper (3)

Preliminary report of the echinoderm fauna from two seamounts of the Eastern Island ecoregion
Review of the Genus Chiton in the Southeastern pacific

Book Section (1)

The Humboldt Current System of northern and central Chile

Comunicacion Breve (1)

First record of black corals (Antipatharia) in shallow coastal waters of northern Chile by means of underwater video

Book Whole (1)

New Perceptions of Continental Margin Biodiversity
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Rogelio Sellanes

Profesor Titular

Biología Marina

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEL NORTE, DPTO. BIOLOGÍA MARINA

Coquimbo, Chile

12
Eduardo Quiroga

Profesor Asociado

ESCUELA DE CIENCIAS DEL MAR, P. UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE VALPARAÍSO

Valparaíso, Chile

7
Práxedes Muñoz

Profesor Asociado

Biologia Marina

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEL NORTE

Coquimbo, Chile

4
Elie Poulin

Profesor Titular

Ciencias Ecologicas

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

4
Guillermo Guzman

Académico

Ciencias del Mar

Universidad Arturo Prat

Iquique, Chile

3
Silvio Pantoja

Profesor Titular

Oceanography

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

3
Christian Ibáñez

Academico

Ecología y Biodiversidad

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

Santiago, Chile

3
Maria Pardo

Investigador

Ciencias Ecológicas

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Gerdhard Jessen

Professor

Institute of Marine and Limnological Sciences

University Austral of Chile

Valdivia, Chile

2
Maritza Palma

Academico

UNIVERSIDAD DEL BIO-BIO

Chillán, Chile

2
Carina Lange

Profesor Titular

Oceanografia

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepcion, Chile

1
Carlos Bustamante

Profesor

Facultad de Recursos Naturales Renovables

Universidad Arturo Prat

Iquique, Chile

1
Angie Diaz

Profesor asistente

Zoologia

UNIVERSIDAD DE Concepcion

Concepcion, Chile

1
Heraclio Escribano

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

CONCEPCION, Chile

1
Rodrigo González

Associated profesor

Oceanography

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Victor Marin

Profesor titular

Ciencias Ecológicas

Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile

Ñuñoa, Chile

1
Renato Quiñones

Profesor titular

Departamento de Oceanografía

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile

1
Eduardo Contreras

Professor

DEPARTAMENTO DE GEOFÍSICA

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Miriam Fernández

Profesora Titular

Departamento de Ecología

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Roberto Urrutia

Profesor Titular

Sistemas Acuáticos

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile

1
Mariella Rivas

Investigador

CICITEM

Antofagasta, Chile

1
Fadia Tala

Académico

Biología Marina

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEL NORTE

Coquimbo, Chile

1
Jorge Avaria-Llautureo

VISITING RESEARCHER

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

UNIVERSITY OF READING

READING, Reino Unido

1
Enrico Rezende

Profesor Asistente

Departamento de Ecología

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile