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Adela Roa-Varon

  • PhD
  • Fellow Researcher
  • National Museum of Natural History
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Recent publications

  • Depth as a driver of evolution in the deep sea: Insights from grenadiers (Gadiformes: Macrouridae) of the genus Coryphaenoides

    • Gaither M
    • Violi B
    • Gray H
    • et al.
  • New records of fishes for the colombian caribbean of the orders beryciformes, zeiformes, perciformes and tetraodontiformes.

    • Roa-Varón A
    • Saavedra-Díaz L
    • Acero A
    • et al.

Professional experience

Fellow Researcher

National Museum of Natural History

October 2018 - Present

Predoctoral Fellow

National Museum of Natural History

August 2016 - September 2018(2 years)

PhD Student

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

August 2012 - August 2018(6 years)

Molecular Lab Technician

George Washington University

January 2011 - June 2011(5 months)

Research Assistant

Center for Marine Science. University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC. 2007- 2010. Taxonomy, Biodiversity, Ecology, and Population Dynamics of deep-sea fishes.

July 2007 - June 2010(3 years)

Research Associate

Marine and Coastal Research Institute (INVEMAR). Santa Marta, Colombia. Evaluation of the ecological impacts caused by the construction of Urrá I hydroelectric dam on the fish community of the Sinú River

January 2001 - December 2003(3 years)



Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William & Mary

June 2012 - August 2018(6 years)


School of Biological Sciences – University Of Nebraska, Lincoln, Lincoln, NE.

August 2003 - June 2007(4 years)


Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Bogotá, Colombia

January 1997 - December 2001(5 years)


Co-authors (45)