Octavio has photographed marine ecosystems in Mexican coastal waters since 1994. His photographs have been used to illustrate outreach publications about the conservation of marine habitats, marine reserves, and marine species of importance concern. Currently, he leads a research group composed of undergraduate and graduate students that investigates the importance of mangroves for the regional fisheries. He also is part of a regional project that deals with the conservation of marine top predators and spawning aggregations. Additionally, he leads a program that creates photo identification of large marine predators inside Mexican Marine Protected Areas.
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