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Sofia Graça Aranha Carvalho Ramos

Sofia holds an MSc in Marine and Coastal Systems and is a PhD candidate in Marine and Environmental Sciences at CCMAR University of Algarve. Her work, in collaboration with Ciimar and IPMA, consists of evaluating aspects of the biology, ecology and conservation of deep-water chondrichthyes and the possible interferences of bottom-trawl activities on their survival and condition. She is the scientific coordinator of the project entitled “The development of Electronic Monitoring and Reporting technology for fisheries in Portugal” funded by EEA grants, and is the project leader of Delasmop entitled “Is it possible for deep-sea sharks and rays to thrive and survive in fishing grounds?” funded by Save our Seas Foundation.