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Porfirio M. Aliño, Ph.D.


Research Professor 
Academician of the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST)

Education:
Ph.D. Marine Chemical Ecology
James Cook University of North Queensland, Australia

Research Interests: 
Coral Reef Ecology, Community Ecology and Management, Chemical Ecology, Ecological Modeling

Selected Publications:
  • Horigue, V., Fabinyi, M., Pressey, R.L., Foale, S. and Aliño, P.M. (2016) Influence of Governance Context on the Management Performance of Marine Protected Area Networks, Coastal Management, 44:1, 71-91.
  • Licuanan, W.Y., Samson, M.S., Mamauag, S.S., David, L.T., Borja-del Rosario, R., Quibilan, MC. C., Siringan, F.P., Sta Maria, Ma Y.Y., España, N.B., Villanoy, C.L., Geronimo, R.C., Cabrera, O.C., Martinez, RJ. S., Aliño, P.M. (2015) Ambio, 44:8:716-736.
  • Cabral, R.B., Mamauag, S.S. Aliño, P.M. (2015). Designing a marine protected areas network in a data-limited situation. Marine Policy, 59:64-76.
  • España, N.B., Licuanan, W.Y., Aliño, P.M. (2015). Resilience to thermal stress of coral communities in Talim Bay, Lian, Batangas International Journal of Philippine Science and Technology. 8:2:37-40.
  • Heenan, A., Pomeroy, R., Bell, J., Munday, P.L., Cheung, W., Logan, C., Brainard, R.,  Amri, A.Y., Aliño, P., Armada, N., David, L., Rivera-Guieb, R., Green, S., Jompa, J., Leonardo, T., Mamauag, S. Parker, B., Shackeroff, J., Yasin, Z (2015). A climate-informed, ecosystem approach to fisheries management. Marine Policy, 57:182-192.
  • Chavanich, S., Soong, K., Zvuloni, A., Rinkevich, B., and Alino, P. (2015). Conservation, management, and restoration of coral reefs. Zoology, 118:2:132-134.
  • Muallil, R.N., Deocadez, M.R., Martinez, R.J.S., Mamauag, S.S., Nanola Jr., C.L., Alino, P.M. (2015). Community assemblages of commercially important coral reef fishes inside and outside marine protected areas in the Philippines. Regional Studies in Marine Science, Vol 1, pp 47-54.
  • Licuanan, W.Y. and P. M. Aliño. (2014). A proposed framework for a national coral reef assessment program. Philippine Science Letters, Vol. 7, No. 2 pp 201-206.
  • Cabral, R.B., Aliño, P.M., Balingit, A.C.M., Alis, C.M., Arceo, H.O., Nanola, Jr., C.L., Geronimo, R.C. and MSN Partners. (2014). The Philippine Marine Protected Area (MPA) Database. Philippine Science Letters Vol. 7 (2), pp. 300-308.
  • Muallil, R.N., Mamauag, S.S., Cabral, R.B., Celeste-Dizon,E.O. and Aliño, P.M. (2014). Status, trends and challenges in the sustainability of small-scale fisheries in the Philippines: Insights from FISHDA (Fishing Industries’ Support in Handling Decisions Application) model. Marine Policy Vol. 44, pp. 212-221.
  • Cabral, R.B., Aliño, P.M. and Lim, M.T. (2014). Modelling the impacts of fish aggregating devices (FADs) and fish enhancing devices (FEDs) and their implications for managing small-scale fishery. ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil.
  • Horigue, V., Aliño, P.M. and Pressey, R.L. (2014). Evaluating management performance of marine protected area networks in the Philippines. Ocean & Coastal Management Vol. 95, pp. 11-25.
  • Muallil, R.N., Mamauag, S.S., Cababaro, J.T., Arceo, H.O. and Aliño, P.M. (2014). Catch trends in Philippine small-scale fisheries over the last five decades: The fishers’ perspectives. Marine Policy Vol. 47, pp. 110-117.
  • White, A.T., Aliño, P.M., Cros, A., Fatan,N.A., Teoh, S.J., Laroya, L., Peterson, N., Tan, S., Tighe, S., Venegas-Li, R., Walton, A. and Wen W. (2014). Marine protected areas in the Coral Triangle: Progress, issues, and options. Coastal Management Vol. 42 (2), pp. 87-106
  • Weeks, R., P.M. Aliño, S. Atkinson , P. Beldia II , A. Binson , W.L. Campos, R. Djohani, A.L. Green, R. Hamilton, V. Horigue, R. Jumin, K. Kalim, A. Kasasiah, J. Kereseka, C. Klein, L. Laroya, S. Magupin, B. Masike, C. Mohan, R.M. Da Silva Pinto, A. Vave-Karamui, C. Villanoy, M. Welly & A.T. White (2014) Developing Marine Protected Area Networks in the Coral Triangle: Good Practices for Expanding the Coral Triangle Marine Protected Area System, Coastal Management, 42:2, 183-205,
  • Cruz-Trinidad, A., Aliño, P. M., Geronimo, R. C., & Cabral, R. B. (2014). Linking food security with coral reefs and fisheries in the Coral Triangle. Coastal Management, 42(2), 160-182.
  •  Walton, A., White, A.T., Tighe, S., Aliño, P.M., Laroya, L., Dermawan,A., Kasasiah,A., Hamid, S.A., Vave-Karamui,A., Genia, V., Martins, L.D. and Green, A.L. (2014). Establishing a functional region-wide Coral Triangle marine protected area system. Coastal Management Vol. 42 (2), pp. 107-127
  • Green, A.T., Fernandes, L., Almany, G., Abesamis, R., McLeod, E., Aliño, P.M., White, A.T., Salm, R., Tanzer, J. and Pressey, R.L. (2014). Designing Marine Reserves for Fisheries Management, Biodiversity Conservation, and Climate Change Adaptation. Coastal Management Vol. 42 (2), pp. 143-159.
  • Seronay, R.A., Muallil, R.N., Aliño, P.M. (2014). Turrid fishery in Central Visayas Philippines. Asian Fisheries Science Journal 27: 30-44.
  • Cabral,R.C., Cruz-Trinidad, A., Geronimo, R., Napitupulu, L., Lokani, P., Boso, D., Casal, C.M., Fatan, N.A. and Aliño, P.M. (2013). Crisis sentinel indicators: Averting a potential meltdown in the Coral Triangle. Marine Policy Vol. 39, pp. 241-247.
  • Gurney, G.G., Melbourne-Thomas, J., Geronimo, R.C., Aliño, P.M. and Johnson, C.R. (2013). Modelling Coral Reef Futures to Inform Management: Can Reducing Local-Scale Stressors Conserve Reefs under Climate Change? Plos One Vol. 8(11), e80137.
  • Arceo, H.O., Cazalet, B., Aliño, P.M., Mangialajo, L. and Francour,P. (2013). Moving beyond a top-down fisheries management approach in the northwestern Mediterranean: Some lessons from the Philippines. Marine Policy Vol. 39, pp. 29-42.
  • Mamauag, S.S., Aliño, P.M., Martinez, R.J.S., Muallil, R.N., Doctor, M.V.A., Dizon, E.C., Geronimo, R.C., Panga, F.M. and Cabral, R.B. (2013). A framework for vulnerability assessment of coastal fisheries ecosystems to climate change- Tool for Understanding Resilience of Fisheries (VA-TURF). Fisheries Research Vol. 147, pp. 381-393.
  • Foale, S., Adhuri, D., Aliño, P., Allison, E.H., Andrew, N., Cohen, P., Gregory, C., Stacey,N., Tanzer, J. and Weerantunge, N. (2013). Food Security and the Coral Triangle Initiative. Marine Policy Vol. 38, pp. 174-183
  • Muallil, R.N., Cleland, D. and Aliño, P.M. (2013). Socioeconomic factors associated with fishing pressure in small-scale fisheries along the West Philippine Sea biogeographic region. Ocean & Coastal Management Vol. 82, pp. 27-33.
  • Cabral, R.C., Aliño, P.M. and Lim, M.T. (2013). A coupled stock-recruitment-age-structured model of the North Sea cod under the influence of depensation. Ecological Modelling Vol. 253, pp.1-8.
  • Maypa, A.P., White, A.T., Caňares, E., Martinez, R., Eisma-Osorio, R.L., Aliňo, P and Apistar, D. (2012). Marine Protected Area Management Effectiveness: Progress and Lessons in the Philippines. Coastal Management, 40:5, 510-524.
  • Cabral, R., Cruz-Trinidad, A., Geronimo, R. and Aliño, P. (2012). Opportunities and challenges in the Coral Triangle. Environmental Science & Technology Vol. 46 (15), pp. 7930-7931.
  • Horigue, V., Aliño, P.M., White, A.T. and Pressey, R.L. (2012). Marine protected area networks in the Philippines: trends and challenges for establishment and governance. Ocean & Coastal Management Vol. 64, pp. 15-26.
  • Villanoy,C., David, L., Cabrera, O., Atrigenio, M., Siringan, F., Aliño, P. and Villaluz, M. (2012). Coral reef ecosystems protect shore from high-energy waves under climate change scenarios. Climate Change Vol. 112 (2), pp. 493-505.

Students:

Ph.D. Students

Rhia Odessa Gonzales  

Katherine Escalona

MS Students

Diovanni De Jesus

Renmar Jun S. Martinez

Eznairah Jeung G. Narida

Al Jayson G. Songcuan


Graduated Advisees (past 10 years):

Ph.D. Students

Anacleto Nañola

Dissertation Topic: Diversity, distribution and ecology of Philippine reef fishes (2012)

 

Richard Muallil

Dissertation Topic: On sustainability of small-scale fisheries in the Philippines (2014)


Samuel Mamauag

Dissertation Topic: (2010)


Rommel Seronay

Dissertation Topic: Biogeography, community structure and fisheries of turrid snails in the Philippines (2013)

MS Students

Rollan Geronimo

Thesis: Trophic dynamics of the Santiago Island Reef slope (Pangasinan, Pangasinan) (2009)


Kareen Vicentuan

Thesis: Effects of fragmentation and transplantation on reproduction in Acropora muricata and Hydnophora rigida (2008)


Karen Lou Francisco

Thesis: Spatial and temporal characterization of benthic interactions in disturbance-mediated coral reef communities of Palawan (2007)

 

Maria Vanessa Baria

Thesis: Coral recruitment and larval rearing for reef restoration (2008)


Ma. Celina Añonuevo

Thesis: Spatial variation on coral bleaching and recovery in the shallow water reefs of Bacuit Bay, El Nido Palawan after the 2010 mass bleaching event (2013)

 

Norievill Espana

Thesis: Coral community structure of Talim Bay, Lian, Batangas, Philippines (2012)

 

Katrina Luzon

Thesis: Phylogenetic relationships in the Genus Euphyllia (Scleractinia: Euphyllidae) (2011)


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