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See below the intergrantes our team.
Pedro Pereira – Coordinator


He is Bachelor of Biological Science and Biology teacher certified by Federal University of Uberlandia (Brazil). He also is Postgraduated in Tropical Coastal Environmental Management and Master in Oceanography by Federal University of Pernambuco (Brazil). He provides the skills required to lead this project due to his extensive knowledge in coral reef. His 10 year of experience has allowed him to publish more than 15 scientific publications, besides to perform diving expeditions around the world such as Easter Island, Indonesia, Australia, Japan, Papua New Guinea, Brazilian Island, Cuba and Pacific Islands.
Antonio Vitor de Farias Pontes


Graduating in Oceanography from the Federal University of Pernambuco - UFPE - Recife. Participates in the PCR assisting in diving expeditions, piloting of VANTs (Drones), presentation of lectures and treatment of media and audiovisual material.
Cláudio Henrique Rodrigues Macedo


Bachelor in Biological Sciences, Federal University of Pernambuco (2009). Master in Oceanography by the Federal University of Pernambuco (2014). Research Line: Fish ecology of reef ecosystems. He has experience in the field of marine Icitiology, with emphasis on ecology of reef fish and conservation of coastal reef environments. Participates as a researcher in the PCR project assisting in field logistics, writing papers and during diving expeditions for reef fish analysis.
Daniel Lino Lippi – Researcher

He is Bachelor in Biological Sciences and Master in Oceanography by the Federal University of Pernambuco (Brazil). He has a large experience with Ecology of fish reef ecosystems. Nowadays, he has been acting as a Reef Conservation Project researcher.
Edvaldo Nascimento Costa Junior


He holds a degree in Biological Sciences and a Specialization in Environmental Management and Sustainable Development. He has experience in marine ichthyology, monitoring of coral reefs and fishing gear used in estuarine environments (eg, Cambodia). Being naturalized in the city of Tamandaré, south coast of Pernambuco and son of fishermen has always been involved in activities that involve the marine environment with emphasis on artisanal fishing and conservation of marine life. It participates in activities next to the Recital Conservation Project (PCR), giving lectures and educational workshops and articulations with the local communities and different locations of the APA Costa dos Corais.
Felipe Mattos


Bachelor in Biological Sciences and Master in Oceanography from the Federal University of Pernambuco, working in the area of ​​ecology and behavior of reef fish. Has experience in marine ichthyology, environmental education and in international project for the monitoring of Marine Protected Areas. Participates as a PCR researcher during diving expeditions for fish and coral analyzes.
Gislaine Vanessa de Lima


He has experience in the area of ​​marine ecology and zoology with emphasis on coral scleractors. Graduated in Biological Sciences (2014.2), she is currently Master of the Graduate Program in Animal Biology by the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE). Participates in research with the Recital Conservation Project (PCR) in field activities and analysis of benthic reef coverage, using techniques such as Reef Check.
Marcus Vinicius – Researcher

He comes up with a huge experience in marine fishes and coral reefs, with emphasis on reef fish ecology and conservation of coastal reef environments. He also is skilled in Tropical Coastal Environment Management and Master in oceanography by the Federal University of Pernambuco (Brazil). Graduated in Full Degree in Geography from the University Federal de Pernambuco (Brazil). He has been Teaching distance in "Open University of Brazil", Program whose is running together with the Federal Institute for Research and Technology of Pernambuco. He currently acts as a Reef Conservation Project researcher. During the diving expeditions, he is the responsible for fish and coral cover analysis
Talita Motta Beneli – Reseacher


Student in Biological Sciences from the State University of Maringa . He has experience in genetics with emphasis on development of Genetics ( CNPq scholarship by the Institutional Program Scholarship Program for Scientific Initiation ) and also in the area of teaching ( PIBID , environmental educator ) . He was a fellow by CAPES without Frontiers Science Program at James Cook University, Australia ( ecology area of coral reefs and marine conservation ) . Currently participates as PCR researcher in the project entitled " cnidarians distribution patterns in tropical reefs - a multifactorial approach."
Projeto Conservação Recifal