José Iglesias Estévez

José Iglesias Estévez is head scientist at the Spanish Institute of Oceanography, Vigo.

He has published more than 80 articles in scientific journals and a book on Cephalopod Culture.

Research interests:

Marine Aquaculture
Stock Enhancement
Larval Culture
Feeding in Aquaculture
Aquaculture Diversification
Scophthalmus maximus culture
Octopus vulgaris culture
Merluccius merluccius culture

He also teaches Biology and Marine Sciences postgraduates in Aquaculture, and Cephalopod Aquaculture at the universities of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Sevilla, Santiago de Compostela and Vigo.


  • 2011–present
    Head Scientist, Spanish Institute of Oceanography
  • 1999–2011
    Senior Researcher, Spanish Institute of Oceanography