Katina Roumbedakis

Katina Roumbedakis is a Brazilian/Greek researcher, with PhD (2019) and Master (2011) in Aquaculture by the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil, and PhD Stage at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico. She is Research Associate linked to the project EQUALSEA – “Transformative adaptation towards ocean equity” at CRETUS, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. She is a member of the Working Groups on Cephalopod Fisheries and Life History (WGCEPH) and Social Indicators (WGSOCIAL) of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES).


Along her career, Katina has collaborated with researchers from several institutions worldwide, organising and teaching courses, supervising students and participating in evaluation committees and outreach activities. She has contributed to 14 research projects. She has published 18 manuscripts in ISI peer-reviewed journals and co-authored 6 book chapters. Katina has peer-reviewed manuscripts for 7 ISI journals and participated as Guest Editor of a Special Issue on Impacts of COVID-19 on the fisheries sector. She has participated in more than 20 training courses, including the “Cephalopod Biology and Care CBC2019” (FELASA accredited).

Research lines

Research lines and interests include sustainable use of marine resources, fisheries socio-economics, fisheries management, small-scale fisheries, animal welfare, marine conservation, and ocean equity.