Victor Mauricio Cubillos Monrás

Director Laboratorio Costero de Recursos Acuáticos de Calfuco

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

Líneas de Investigación

Mi línea de investigación esta asociada a las siguientes áreas: 1) Fotofisiología de invertebrados marinos 2) Respuestas celulares (daño oxidativo y metabolismo antioxidante) frente al estrés ambiental 3) Respuestas ecofisiológicas frente al estrés


  •  Marine Sciences, UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO. Nueva Zelanda, 2013
  •  Biólogo Marino, UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE. Chile, 2004

Experiencia Académica

  •   Profesor Auxiliar Categoria III Full Time



    Valdivia, Chile

    2014 - A la fecha


Article (26)

Female-embryo relationships in Ostrea chilensis: brooding, embryo recognition, and larval hatching
Pre-hatching development in the intertidal zone negatively affects juvenile survival and physiology in the muricid gastropod Acanthina monodon
Temporal changes in environmental conditions of a mid-latitude estuary (southern Chile) and its influences in the cellular response of the euryhaline anemone Anthopleura hermaphroditica
The influence of season and the tidal cycle on division of labour by the radula during feeding in the estuarine brooding gastropod Crepipatella dilatata (Calyptraeidae)
Growing Safe: Acute Size Escape from Desiccation in Juvenile Crepipatella peruviana (Mollusca: Gastropoda)
Physiological acclimation of Lessonia spicata to diurnal changing PAR and UV radiation: differential regulation among down-regulation of photochemistry, ROS scavenging activity and phlorotannins as major photoprotective mechanisms
Are embryonic developing modes determinant in the acquisition and levels of photoprotective compounds in slipper limpets of the Crepipatella genus?
Isolation-hypoxia and re-oxygenation of the pallial cavity of female Crepipatella dilatata during estuarine salinity changes requires increased glyoxylase activity and antioxidant metabolism to avoid oxidative damage to female tissues and developing embryos
Physiological acclimation of Lessonia spicata to diurnal changing PAR and UV radiation=> differential regulation among down-regulation of photochemistry, ROS scavenging activity and phlorotannins as major photoprotective mechanisms.
Post-metamorphic impact of brief hyposaline stress on recently hatched veligers of the gastropod Crepipatella peruviana (Calyptraeidae)
The cost of brooding in an estuary: implications of declining salinity for gastropod females and their brooded embryos
Brooding strategy in fluctuating salinity environments: oxygen availability in the pallial cavity and metabolic stress in females and offspring in the Chilean oyster Ostrea chilensis
Role of the substrate in feeding and growth of the marine suspension-feeding gastropods Crepidula fornicata and Crepipatella peruviana
The relationship between UV-irradiance, photoprotective compounds and DNA damage in two intertidal invertebrates with contrasting mobility characteristics
Cellular Changes Associated with the Acclimation of the Intertidal Sea Anemone Actinia tenebrosa to Ultraviolet Radiation
Consequences of maternal isolation from salinity stress for brooded embryos and future juveniles in the estuarine direct-developing gastropod Crepipatella dilatata
Delayed effects of severe hypoxia experienced by marine gastropod embryos
Impact of short-term salinity stress on larval development of the marine gastropod Crepipatella fecunda (Calyptraeidae)
Ammonia accumulation in the brood chamber of the estuarine gastropod Crepipatella dilatata: How big a problem for mothers and brooded embryos?
Reproductive strategy of the semelparous clam Gaimardia bahamondei (Bivalvia, Gaimardiidae)
Isolation of incubation chambers during brooding: effect of reduced pH on protoconch development in the estuarine gastropod Crepipatella dilatata (Calyptraeidae)
Embryonic encapsulation and maternal incubation: Requirements for survival of the early stages of the estuarine gastropod Crepipatella dilatata
Gametic, morphometric, and physiological variables influencing clutch size in the Chilean oyster, Ostrea chilensis (Philippi, 1845)
The effect of salinity on clearance rate in the suspension-feeding estuarine gastropod Crepipatella dilatata under natural and controlled conditions
Unusual source of food: impact of dead siblings on encapsulated embryo development of Crepipatella fecunda (Gastropoda : Calyptraeidae)
Direct intracapsular development: implications for feeding mechanisms in early juveniles of the gastropod Crepidula dilatata

Proyecto (3)

Cellular and behavioral strategies of the intertidal sea anemone Anthopleura hermaphroditica to reduce PAR and UV-B damage.
Cellular, physiological and behavioral responses in estuarine anemone Anthopleura hermaphroditica: complementary strategies to address hypo-saline periods
Mothers, eggs capsules adn embryos: an integrated approach to understanding he ability of encapsulated embryos to develop under intertidal conditions, and the consequences of such development of juveniles.
Victor Cubillos

Director Laboratorio Costero de Recursos Acuáticos de Calfuco

Instituto de Ciencias Marinas y Limnológicas

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

Jaime Montory

Investigador y académico

Universidad de Los Lagos

Puerto Montt, Chile

Cristian Segura

Investigador Semi Senior

Medio Ambiente


Castro, Chile

Luis Pardo

Titular Professor

Marine Science and Limnology


Valdivia, Chile

Kurt Paschke

profesor titular

Instituto de Acuicultura


Puerto Montt, Chile

Edgardo Cruces


Vicerrectoría de Investigación y Postgrado

Universidad de Atacama

Copiapo, Chile

David Veliz

Assistant Professor

Departamento de Ciencias Ecologicas


Santiago, Chile

Paola Andrade

Profesor part-time

Departamento de Ecología

Universidad Católica de la Santisima Concepción

Concepcion, Chile

Nicolás Arancibia

Profesor Asistente

Universidad de Santiago

Santiago, Chile