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Rafael Antonio Tizol Correa

Research scientist


Activities of direction, research assistance and/or development

  • Research, construction and evaluation of artificial reef for marine species. Project director 1982 - 1985

  • Research and technical support to the high seas Cuban Fishing Fleet. Project director 1985 - 1989

  • Head of the High Seas Fisheries Department. 1987 - 1988. Fisheries Research Center

  • Member of the Commission for professional improvement for scientists and directors from the Scientific Council, Fisheries Research Center 1989

  • Research, construction and evaluation of artificial reef for marine species. Project director 1989 - 1990

  • Member of the Working Group on conservation and exploitation of black corals. Committee for fisheries management of the Ministry of the Fishing Industry 1990

  • Member of the National Working Group on ciguatera poisoning 1990

  • Development of the project ¨Feasibility assimilate aquaculture of black Pearl in Cuba¨ 1994

  • Elaboration of the project ¨Feasibility of the use of spirulina to feed aquatic organisms 1994

  • Member of the Scientific Council of Shrimp aquaculture Division 1995 - 1997

  • Design and construction of a system for cultivation of tilapia in marine water 1995

  • Director of research project Live food aquaculture. 1996 - 2001

  • Member of the National Commission for mariculture of the Ministry of Fishing Industry 1996 - 1997

  • Elaboration of the program for the development of marine fish aquaculture in Cuba 1996

  • Elaboration of Technical base work for the construction of a mariculture research facility 1996 - 1997

  • Deputy Director Shrimp aquaculture Division. 1998 - 2006

  • Branch Program Coordinator: Marine aquaculture: optimization of systems for shrimp farming and determination of the potential of new species 1998 - 2006

  • Director of the project of JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) for marine fish aquaculturre 2009-2014

  • Representative of Fisheries Research Center in the project COLLABORATE (collaboration Cuba-Norway) for the application of models biophysical in pesquerias 2012 - 2014

  • Representative of Fisheries Research Center in the Directive Board of the project GEF-UNDP Sabana - Camagüey 2010-2015

  • In representation of the MINAL member of the Group of Natural Resources organized by CITMA, 2011-2015

  • Member of MINAL Working Group for the elaboration of Cuban Fisheries Policy proposal 2013 - 2015

  • Member of National Oceanographic Committee 2012 to present

  • Cuban Director and member of the Steering Committee of the project "Development of sustainable marine aquaculture in Cuba" with the collaboration of Norway. 2011 to the present

  • Member of MINAL Working Group of Biological Safety, 2013-2015

  • President of the Scientific Council of Fisheries Research Center 2006 - 2016

  • Director of Fisheries Research Center 2006 - 2016

  • Participation in 50 commissions and ad hoc groups at national and international level

  • Capacity building: 34 post grade courses

  • Published scientific papers: 38


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