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Douglas Rodriguez Olarte

  • PhD Conservation Biology
  • Titular professor
  • Lisandro Alvarado University
  • 6h-indexImpact measure calculated using publication and citation counts. Updated daily.
  • 124CitationsNumber of citations received by Douglas's publications. Updated daily.

Research interests

biogeographyIchthyologyAquatic ecologyconservationfreshwater ecology


Experience in research and teaching on the continental hydrobiological resources, with orientation in taxonomy, biology and ecology, as well as biomonitoring, integrity and conservation. Management of wildlife and aquatic fauna (management, control and conservation).


Co-authors (15)

  • William Senior
  • Henry Agudelo

Recent publications

  • Do protected areas conserve neotropical freshwater fishes? A case study of a biogeographic province in Venezuela

    • Rodríguez-Olarte D
    • Taphorn D
    • Lobón-Cerviá J
  • Northern South America: Magdalena and Maracaibo basins

    • Rodríguez-Olarte D
    • Corzo J
    • Taphorn D

Professional experience

Titular professor

Universidad Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado

November 1997 - Present


PhD Conservation Biology

Universidad Complutense, Madrid

January 2005 - July 2009(5 years)

MSc. Wildlife and aquatic fauna

Universidad Nacional Experimental de los Llanos Occidentales Ezequiel Zamora

January 1993 - January 1996(3 years)