Jorge A. Angulo-Valdes

Visiting Assistant Professor of Marine Science

James Center for Molecular and Life Sciences 098


  • Ph.D., Dalhousie University
  • M.M.M., Dalhousie University
  • B.Sc., University of Havana

Research interests

Interdisciplinary research in the fields of marine science, ecology, conservation, and socioeconomics with a focus on:

  • Recreational fisheries
  • Coastal ecology and habitat restoration
  • Marine Protected Areas
  • Ecological economics
  • Community-based management

Courses taught

  • Biological Oceanography
  • Intro to the Oceans
  • Principles of Ecology
  • Tropical Marine Research in Cuba

Selected publications

  • MacNeil, M.A., Chapman, D.D., Heupel, M. et al. (2020) Global status and conservation potential of reef sharks. Nature.
  • Horta e Costa B, Angulo-Valdés J, Goncalves J.M.S, Barro P (2020) Assessing potential protection effects on commercial fish species in a Cuban MPA. Aquaculture and Fisheries,
  • Rennert, J.J., Shenker, J.M., Angulo-Valdés, J., and Adams, A.J. (2019) Age, growth, and age at maturity of bonefish, Albula species among Cuban habitats. Environ Biol Fish 102: 253-265.
  • Hueter, R.E., Tyminski, J.P., Pina-Amargós, F., Morris, J.J., Ruiz-Abierno, A., Angulo-Valdés, J., López-Fernández, N. (2018) Movements of the silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis) as tracked by satellite-linked tags off the Caribbean coast of Cuba. Bulletin of Marine Science.