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Axayácatl Rocha Olivares

Principal Researcher
Department of Biological Oceanography
Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education at Ensenada


Axayácatl Rocha Olivares is Principal Researcher from Department of Biological Oceanography and working for below enlisted projects • Evaluation of the biology and population dynamics of the sea cucumber (Isostichopus fuscus L.) and design of breeding and commercial exploitation areas in the state of Baja California. • Xiximi oceanographic campaigns in the deep water area line 2 • Sub-project 1.3 oceanographic campaigns xiximi in the area of deep waters la2 • Ecology, carbon balance and zooplancton adaptations of the minimum oxygen zone of the mexican tropical pacific. • Structure and population genetics of the sardine monterrey

Research Interest

Molecular Ecology and Evolution Oceanography and fisheries ecology Use and conservation of marine resources


  • Bisbal Pardo CI, Del RP, MÁ, Castillo PAY, Rocha OA (2016) Isolation and characterization of new microsatellite markers for the Cortés Geoduck (Panopea globosa). CICIMAR Oceánides, 31: 17-22.

  • Cruz FR, Cáceres MJA, Muñoz FM, Vásquez YR, Hernández RM, et al. (2016) Hyperparasitism by the bacteriophage (Caudovirales) infecting Candidatus Xenohaliotis californiensis (Rickettsiales-like prokaryote) parasite of wild abalone Haliotis fulgens and Haliotis corrugata from the Peninsula of Baja California, Mexico. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 140: 58-67.

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