The Marine Ecology Lab at the GSC is conveniently located opposite one of the most beautiful sites of the Galápagos Islands: Playa Mann. It has the space, equipment and personnel to provide the best research opportunities for our local and international collaborators.

The services available are:

  • Use of facilities (necropsy room)
  • Use of equipment (e.g., Zodiac with outboard engine, 20hp)
  • Water chiller
  • Dissecting Microscopes
  • Acoustic telemetry equipment for fish/mammal tagging and movement analysis
  • Analytical & Precision Balances
  • Freezers & Refrigerators
  • Courses and training
    • Fish & mammal populations, habitat, and movement
    • Physical oceanography and measurement techniques


For more information about our services, please contact:

Leandro Vaca

GSC Lab Manager