Diana Zaera-Perez

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Arbeider med

  • Part of the scientist crew on board the R/V Dr. Fridtjof Nansen (DFN), with tasks that include: sampling procedures and fish identification, biomass calculations, co-participant during the interpretation of acoustic data, quality control of data base,  checking basic hydrography parameters, field report co-author, training of local participants.
  • Manage requests regarding data gathered on board (DFN).
  • Quality control and storage of data collected on board (DFN).
  • Biology of deep water sharks.

Curriculum Vitae

Utdannelse

  • Diploma in Environment Management and Protection, University of Dresden, GDR 1982.
  • Licenciado in Biology, UCV, Venezuela 1983. Thesis: Estructuras respiratorias y evolución en Pseudothelphusidae (Brachyura: Crustacea).
  • Postgraduate certificate: Specialist teaching in higher education, UCV, Venezuela 1986.
  • Diploma in Fisheries Biology and Fisheries Management, UiB, Norway 1990.
  • Master of Philosophy, UIB, Norway 1992. Mphil thesis: The snappers (Perciformes:Lutjanidae) from Surinam to Colombia, South America.
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education, UiB, Norway 1997.
  • Bachelor in Spanish language and Latin-American studies, UiB, Norway 1999-2000.

Arbeidserfaring

  • Student assistant:  Marine Ecology  laboratory. IVIC, Venezuela. 1977-1979.
  • Teacher assistant in Aquatic Ecology. Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV), Venezuela 1976-1977.
  • Teacher assistant in Photograph techniques I. UCV, Venezuela 1978.
  • Teacher assistantnt in Photograph techniques II. UCV, Venezuela 1978.
  • Teacher assistant i Evolution. UVC, Venezuela 1979.
  • Senior research in the National Fond for Agriculture and Fisheries (FONAIAP), Venezuela 1985-1989.
  • Local participant on board  R/V ’Dr. Fridtjof Nanasen’ 1988, 1989, 1991, 1995.
  • Interpreter and translator. NORICOM, Norway 1991-i dag.
  • Lecturer in Spanish, Friundervisningen, Bergen, Norway. 1998-2000.
  • Associate professor in biology, natural sciences and EDB. International School of Bergen, Norway. 1997-1998.
  • Associate professor in biology and natural sciences. Fana gymnas skole, Bergen, Norway. 1999-2000.
  • Chief engineer, Havforskningsinstituttet, Bergen, Norway. 2001-to day.

Publikasjoner

  • Zaera, D. and Johnsen, E. (2011). Foetal deformities in a smooth hound shark, Mustelus mustelus , from an oil exploited area in Angola. Cybium 35(3):231-236.
  • Zaera, D., Staby, A. and Nsiangango, S. (2012). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the demersal resources of Angola. April  2012.
  • Zaera, D., Bernardes, I., Sangolay, B., Lutuba, H. and Barradas, A. (2011). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the pelagic resources of Angola. July - August 2011.
  • Axelsen, B.E., Mehl, S., Zaera, D., Seim, S.E., Vaz-Velho, F., Quilanda, F., Sangolay, B. and Barradas, A. (2010). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the pelagic resources of Angola. July 2010.
  • Krakstad, J.O., Zaera, D., Nsiangango, S. and Sangolay, B. (2010). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the demersal resources of Angola. March  2010.
  • Alvheim, O., Torstensen, E., Fennesy, S., MacKay, F.,  Zaera, D., and Bemiasa, J. (2009). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the pelagic resources of West Madagascar: Pelagic ecosystem survey. SWIOFP/ASCLME/FAO 2009 cruise No. 2, August - October 2009.
  • Krakstad, J.O., Torstensen, E., Zaera, D., Olsen, M., Vaz-Velho, F., Quilanda, F. and Barradas, A. (2009). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the pelagic resources of Angola. May - July 2009.
  • Mehl, S., Zaera, D., Nsiangango, S., and Tchipalanga, P. (2009). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the demersal resources of Angola. March - April 2009.
  • KrakstadJ.O., Axelsen, B.E., Zaera, D., Vaz-Velho, F., Lutuba, H., Quilanda, F. and Barradas, A. (2008). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the pelagic resources of Angola. May - July 2008.
  • Høines, Å, Torstensen, E., Zaera, D., Olsen, M., Kilongo, K. and Nsiangango, S. (2008). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the demersal resources of Angola. March- April 2008.
  • Johnsen, E., Krakstad, J.O., Ostrowski, M., Serigstad, B., Strømme, T., Alvheim, O., Olsen, M., Zaera, D., Andre, E.R., Dias, N., Sousa, L., Sousa, B., Malauene, B., and Abdula, S. (2007). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the living marine resources of Mozambique. Ecosystem survey and special studies. September-December 2007.
  • Krakstad, J.O., Axelsen, B.E., Zaera, D., N'kosi, L., Vaz-Velho, F., Lutuba, H., Quilanda, F. and Barradas, A. (2007). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the pelagic resources of Angola. July - August 2007.
  • Johnsen, E., Zaera, D., Kilongo, K. and Tchipalanga, P. (2007). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the demersal resources of Angola. February - March 2007.
  • Zaera, D., Alvheim, O., Luyeye, N., and Vaz-Velho, F. (2006). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the pelagic resources of Angola. July - August 2006.
  • Johnsen, E., Zaera, D. (2006). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the demersal resources of Angola. March - April 2006.
  • Zaera, D; A. Alcalá. (2005). First record of Sphyrna zygaena from Angola, Cybium 29(4): 417-418.
  • Zaera, D. (2005). Occurrence of the velvet belly, Etmopterus spinax (Elasmobranchii: Etmopteridae) in Angolan waters, south east Atlantic. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K., 85:1119-1120.
  • Vaz-Velho, F., Uumati, M, Mupupa, H. Axelsen, B.E. and Zaera, D. (2005). A transboundary study of the pelagic fish stocks of southern Angola and northern Namibia. BCLME Survey No.2/2005. 13 August-23 August 2005
  • Axelsen, B.E., Zaera, D., Luyeye, N. M, Vaz-Velho, F. (2005). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the pelagic resources of Angola. 16 July to 24 August 2005.
  • Johnson, E., Zaera, D., Diedhiou, M. (2005). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the demersal resources of Angola. 12 March to 13 April 2005.
  • Axelsen, B.E., Zaera, D., Ostrowski,  Lutuba-Nsilulu, H., Vaz-Velho, F. and Basika, B. (2004). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the pelagic resources of Angola. 28 July to 27 August 2004
  • Johnson, E., Zaera, D., Diedhiou, M. (2004). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the demersal resources of Angola. 12 March to 13 April 2004.
  • Krakstad, J.O., Axelsen, B.E., Zaera, D., Ostrowsky, M.; Vaz-Velho, F, Luyeye, N. and Roux, J.P. (2003). Cruise report of the R/V ‘Dr. Fridtjof Nansen’ survey of the pelagic resources of Angola including observations of marine seabirds and mammals 20 July to 19 August 2003.
  • Johnson, E., Zaera, D., Olsen, M., Johansson, T.E., and. Kilongo, K. (2003). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the demersal resources of Angola.28 February to 1st of April 2003.
  • Axelsen, B.E., Zaera, D., Ostrowski, M., Vaz-Velho, F., and Luyeye, N. (2002). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the pelagic resources of Angola. 17 August to 16 September 2002.
  • Axelsen, B.E., Zaera, D., Olsen, M., Ostrowski, M., Kilongo, K. and Sardinha, M.L. (2002). Cruise report of the R/V “Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” survey of the demersal resources. 27 February to 27 March 2002.
  • Zaera, D., Alió, J.J., González, F., Álvarez, R. and G. de Pasquier (1988). Distribución y abundancia de postlarvas de camarones peneidos en las costas de las regiones central y occidental de Venezuela CODEN ACVEAV 39 (sup. 1) p1.
  • Zaera, D. (1988). Capturas del cunaro, Rhomboplites aurorubens , en las costas de Venezuela. CODEN ACVEAV 39 (sup. 1) p283.
  • Zaera, D. (1987).  La conservación de los Rrecursos Naturales Renovables. In FONAIAP Divulga No.V:24.
  • Zaera, D. and. Bravo, J. (1987). Alimentación del cunaro Rhomboplites aurorubens (Cuvier) del litoral Central.  CODEN ACVEAV 38 (sup.1)
  • Zaera, D. (1986). Mangrove ecosystems case study: Tacarigua Lagoon in Venezuela. In Ecosystem management in developing countries 73-87 p. UNESCO.
  • Diaz, H., Zelwer, M. y Zaera, D. (1982). ¿Ignorancia, inconciencia o indolencia? Requiem para una laguna. CODEN ACVEAV 33 (sup. 1) p149.
  • Zaera, D. and Diaz, H. (1981). Estructuras respiratorias y evolución en Pseudothelphusidae (Brachyura: Crustacea). CODEN ACVEAV 31 (sup. 1) p91.

Congress

  • Zaera,D. (2012). Etmopteridae off Madagascar. 16th meeting of the European Elasmobranch Association. Poster. Milan, Italy, November 2012.
  • Zaera, D. and Johnsen, E. (2012). Can shark's health be affected by oil exploitation activities? 16th meeting of the European Elasmobranch Association. Poster. Milan, Italy, November 2012.
  • Zaera, D. (2009). The presence of the cookiecutter shark, Isistius brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) in Angolan waters. 13th meeting of the European Elasmobranch Association. Poster. Mallorca, Spain, November 2009.
  • Zaera, D., Alvheim, O. and Isebor, C.E. (2007). Ocurrence of the smalltooth sand tiger shark, Odontaspis ferox (Risso, 1810) in Nigerian waters. 11th meeting of the European Elasmobranch Association. Poster. Brest, France. November, 2007.
  • Zaera, D. (2006). Biological aspects of the African sawtail catshark, Galeus polli (Cadenat, 1959) in Angola. 10th meeting of the European Elasmobranch Association. Poster. Hamburg, Germany. November, 2006.
  • Zaera, D. (2005). Distribution of deep-water sharks off Angolan waters. 9th meeting of the European Elasmobranch Association. Poster. Monaco November, 2005
  • Zaera, D. (2004). Smooth hammerhead shark, Sphyrna zygaena , off Angola. 8th  meeting of the European Elasmobranch Association. Poster. London. October, 2004.
  • Zaera, D. (1987). Alimentación del cunaro Rhomboplites aurorubens (Cuvier) del litoral Central. XXXVII Venezuelan Annual Science Convention (ASOVAC). Venezuela. 1987.

Workshop

  • International workshop on Biological Processes in Coastal Lagoons. UDO, Venezuela. 1985.
  • National Parks towards the third millennium. MARNR, Venezuela. 1987.
  • FAO workshop for species identification. Instituto Oceanográfico de Tenerife, Spain. 2004.

Synergetic activities

  • Deputy senior safety representant. HI. 2010-2012.
  • Member of the HTL (Havforskningsinstituttet Tjenestemannslag) board, 1996-to date.
  • Authorised Spanish-speaking guide, Bergen Guide Service (1994-2006).
  • Authorised Spanish-speaking guide, Bergen By Expert (2006-to date)
  • Member of the Bergen Guide's board. 1997-1999.
  • Member of the Biologist Collegiatum's board, Caracas, Venezuela. 1983-1984.

Språk

  • Spanish. Mother tongue.
  • English. Good, both written and oral.
  • Norwegian. Good, both written and oral.
  • Portuguese. Written: limited; oral: good.
  • French. Limited, both written and oral.