Biodiversity patterns in Mediterranean coralligenous outcrops


Diego Kurt-Kersting

Diego-Kurt Kersting is scientific coordinator at the Marine Reserve of Illes Columbretes, where he participates actively in most of the scientific projects that are undertaken. Previously, he worked on the development of bionomic cartography of the Natural Parc of Illes Cies (Galicia). He is currently writing a doctoral thesis on Cladocora caespitosa coral populations at the Illes Columbretes. The thesis is focused on understanding the biology and ecology of this species and on the main impacts on their populations.