Postdoctoral Scholar


  • Marine ecology
  • Remote sensing
  • Data science


  • Doctorate in Applied Marine Ecology
  • Master in Marine Biology


Fabio is a numerical ecologist with extensive expertise in marine conservation and data science. Holding a PhD in Marine Ecology and Remote Sensing, Fabio currently serves as a postdoctoral researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in the Aburto Lab. His research focuses on critical topics such as blue carbon and IUU fishing, while spearheading the Atlas Aquatica initiative. This project assesses the economic value of the global scuba diving industry and its role in marine conservation, the blue economy, and sustainable development goals. Fabio's work combines scientific research, data science skills, and a passion for marine conservation, to make a significant impact in shaping sustainable strategies for the protection of our oceans.