BOOK CHAPTERS & CONSULTANCY REPORTS

Book CHapters

Palacios, M.M., F.A. Zapata, E.J. Pena, & M. Murillo. 2012. III. Coral Formations of Gorgona National and Natural Park. p. 47- 70. In: Giraldo, A. & B. Valencia (eds). Gorgona Island: Paradise of biodiversity and science. Editorial Program Universidad del Valle. Cali, Colombia. ISBN: 978-958-670-988-0

Zapata, F.A., M.M. Palacios & V. Zambrano. 2011. Protocol for data collection on coral reefs. p. 123-147. In: Giraldo, A. & X. Moreno (eds). Research protocols for terrestrial, intertidal, subtidal and pelagic fauna at Gorgona National and Natural Park. Department of Biology, Universidad del Valle. Cali, Colombia. ISBN: 978-958-44-9675-1

Consultancy Reports

Palacios, M.M. & C.G. Muñoz. 2012. Ecological characterization of 11 dive sites in Gorgona Natural National Park - in the study for the determination of the tourism carrying capacity. The Nature Conservancy (TNC). 106 pp

Palacios, M.M., J.S Ayala, V. Zambrano, C. Umana & F. Zapata. 2011. Description and distribution of the fauna associated to the coral reef assemblages of “La Camaronera” and “La Ventana” in Gorgona National and Natural Park. WWF Colombia. 74 pp

Palacio, A.M., C.G. Muñoz, M.M Palacios, J. Jaramillo, E. Londoño-Cruz, D.F Lozano-Cortes, V. Izquierdo, V. Zambrano & F. Zapata. 2010. Comparison of the methods used to evaluate the status of corals reefs in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Marine Corridor and preliminary analysis of coral reef elasticity at Gorgona National and Natural Park (Colombia). Conservation International. 175 p

Short Technical Reports

  • Importance of corallivorous fish to the asexual reproduction of Pocillopora spp. corals in the reefs of Gorgona National and Natural Park. COLCIENCIAS. 2013
  • Monitoring results of the endemic reef fish species of Malpelo island. Malpelo Foundation. 2011, 2013
  • Characterization of the coralline morphotypes of the genera Pocillopora from Malpelo Island. Malpelo Foundation (2010)
  • Annual monitoring results of the coral reefs present at “La Azufrada”, “Playa Blanca” and “La Ventana” in Gorgona Island National Park. Marine and Coastal Research Institute of Colombia (INVEMAR) 2009 -  2012
  • Accuracy, precision, and efficiency of two visual census methods used for monitoring reef fish assemblages at “El Arrecife”, Malpelo Island. Malpelo Foundation. 2009