Fundacion Megafauna Marina de Ecuador

FMME

Calle Alemania N32-71 Y Av., Mariana De Jesús, Planta Baja, Ecuador

Region Active

South America

Research organization

Activity

Marine research, Manta rays, Whale sharks

Description

The overall objective of FMME is to conduct research which can be applied towards the comprehensive management Marine Megafauna populations for the sustainable benefit of local Ecuadorian and Galapagos Islands communities. Their research focuses on Manta Rays and Whale Sharks, collecting data and obtaining unique results of these species which have been used by governmental and non-governmental organizations to make law changing decisions and have contributed to the protection and conservation of these and other Marine Megafauna species and their ecosystems.