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Doris Soto Benavides

Doris Soto Benavides



Licenciado en Biología, Facultad de Ciencias Universidad de Chile 1979

PhD en Ecologia, Programa conjunto Universidad de California en Davis-San Diego State University, USA, 1988

  1. Aguilar-Manjarrez, J., Soto, D., Brummett, R,  and  P White. 2016. Aquaculture spatial planning and management: guidelines for implementation of an ecosystem approach. FAO- World Bank Publication, in press, 120 pp.
  2. Seggel, A., De Young, C, and Soto, D. 2016. Climate change implications for fisheries and aquaculture: Summary of the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report, by Anika, Cassandra De Young and Doris Soto. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Circular No. 1122. Rome, Italy. http://www.fao.org/3/a-i5707e.pdf
  3. Sanchez-Jerez,P; Karakassis, I ; Massa,F., Fezzardi, D., Aguilar – Manjarrez, J;  Soto, D. et al.   2016. Aquaculture’s struggle for space: the need for coastal spatial planning and the potential benefits  of Allocated Zones for Aquaculture (AZAs) to avoid conflict and promote sustainability.  Aquacult Environ Interact. 8: 41-54
  4. Gumy, A., Soto, D y Morales, R. 2014. Implementación práctica del enfoque ecosistémico a la pesca y la acuicultura del camarón en los países del sistema de integración centroamericana (SICA/OSPESCA). FAO Actas de Pesca y Acuicultura. No. 33. Roma, FAO. 374 pp. http://www.fao.org/3/contents/7e3ed32e-ad17-4141-9ee0-d25703529c18/i3654s00.htm
  5. Arismendi, I., Penaluna, B., Dunham, JB., Garcia de Lenis, C., Soto, D., Fleming, I., Gomez, D., Gajardo, G, Vargas, P and Leon, J. 2014. Differential invasion success of salmonids in southern Chile: patterns and hypotheses. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 24: 919-941
  6. Lovatelli, A., Aguilar-Manjarrez, J. & Soto, D. eds. 2013.  Expanding mariculture farther offshore – Technical, environmental, spatial and governance challenges. FAO Technical Workshop. 22–25 March 2010. Orbetello, Italy. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Proceedings No. 24.  Rome, FAO. 73 pp. Includes a CD–ROM containing the full document (314 pp.). http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/i3092e/i3092e00.htm
  7. Niklitschek, E. J., Soto, D., Lafon, A., Molinet, C. and Toledo, P. 2013, Southward expansion of the Chilean salmon industry in the Patagonian Fjords: main environmental challenges. Reviews in Aquaculture, 5: 172–195. doi: 10.1111/raq.12012
  8. Sepúlveda, M., Ivan Arismendi, I., Soto, D.,  Jara. F and Farias, F. 2013. Escaped farmed salmon and trout in Chile: incidence, impacts, and the need for an ecosystem view. Aquaculture Environmental Interactions, 4: 273–283
  9. Ross, L.G., Telfer, T.C., Falconer, L., Soto, D. & Aguilar-Manjarrez, J., eds. 2013. Site selection and carrying capacities for inland and coastal aquaculture. FAO/Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Expert Workshop, 6–8 December 2010. Stirling, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Proceedings No. 21. Rome, FAO. 46 pp. Includes a CD–ROM containing the full document (282 pp.).
  10. Soto, D y Quiñones, R. 2013. Cambio climático, pesca y acuicultura en américa latina (LA): Potenciales impactos y desafíos para la adaptación. Taller FAO/Centro de Investigación Oceanográfica en el Pacífico Sur Oriental (COPAS), Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Chile. FAO Actas de Pesca y Acuicultura. No. 29. Roma, FAO. 2013. 335 pp.
  11. Arismendi, I.  and Soto, D.   2012. Are salmon-derived nutrients being incorporated in food webs of invaded streams? Evidence from southern Chile.  Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems 405: 1-6.
  12. Soto, D., White, P., Dempster, T., De Silva, S., Flores, A., Karakassis, Y., Knapp, G., Martinez, J., Miao, W., Sadovy, Y., Thorstad, E. & Wiefels, R. 2012. Addressing aquaculture-fisheries interactions through the implementation of the ecosystem approach to aquaculture (EAA). In R.P. Subasinghe, J.R. Arthur, D.M. Bartley, S.S. De Silva, M. Halwart, N. Hishamunda, C.V. Mohan & P. Sorgeloos, eds. Farming the Waters for People and Food. Proceedings of the Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010, Phuket, Thailand. 22–25 September 2010. pp. 385–436. FAO, Rome and NACA, Bangkok.
  13. Davy, F. B., Soto, D., Bhat, B. Vishnu, N.R., Yucel-Gier, G., Hough, C., Yuan, D., Infante, R., Ingram, B., Phoung, N.T., Wilkinson, S. and De Silva, S. S. 2012, Investing in knowledge, communications and training/extension for responsible aquaculture, in, R.P. Subasinghe, J.R. Arthur, D.M. Bartley, S.S. De Silva, M. Halwart, N. Hishamunda, C.V. Mohan & P. Sorgeloos, eds. Farming the Waters for People and Food. Proceedings of the Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010, Phuket, Thailand. 22–25 September 2010. pp. 569-625.
  14. Arismendi, I., González, J.,  Soto, D.  and Penaluna, B. 2012. Piscivory and diet overlap between two non-native fishes in southern Chilean streams. Austral Ecology 37: 346–354aec.
  15. Arismendi, I., Sanzana, J.  and Soto, D. 2011. Seasonal age distributions and maturity stage in a naturalized rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss Walbaum) population in southern Chile reveal an ad-fluvial life history. Annales de Limnologie – International Journal of Limnology, 47, pp 133-140 doi:10.1051/limn/2011012.
  16. Aguilar-Manjarrez, J.; Kapetsky, J.M.; Soto, D. 2010. The potential of spatial planning tools to support the ecosystem approach to aquaculture. FAO/Rome. Expert Workshop. 19–21 November 2008, Rome, Italy. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Proceedings. No.17. Rome, FAO. 2010. 176p.
  17. Arismendi, I., D. Soto, B. Penaluna, C. Jara, C. Leal and J. Leon-Munoz.  2009. Aquaculture, non-native salmonid invasions and associated declines of native fishes in Northern Patagonian lakes. Freshwater Biology (2009) 54, 1135–1147.
  18. Duarte, C. M., Holmer M, Olsen Y, Soto D, N. Marba, Guiu J, K. Black, & I. Karakassis. 2009. Will the oceans help feed humanity? Bioscience, 59: 967-976.
  19. Soto, D., 2009. Integrated mariculture: a global review. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper No. 529. Rome. FAO, 185 pp.
  20. De Silva, S.S. and Soto, D. 2009. Climate change and aquaculture: potential impacts, adaptation and mitigation. In K. Cochrane, C. De Young, D. Soto and T. Bahri (eds). Climate change implications for fisheries and aquaculture: overview of current scientific knowledge. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper. No. 530. Rome, FAO. pp. 151-212.
  21. Subasinghe, R.,  D. Soto and J. Jia. 2009. Global aquaculture and its role in sustainable development. Reviews in Aquaculture (2009) 1, 2–9
  22. K. Cochrane, C. De Young, D. Soto and T. Bahri (eds) 2009. Climate Change implications for fisheries and aquaculture: overview of current scientific knowledge. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical paper No 530.
  23. Lara, A., C. Little, R. Urrutia, J. McPhee, C. Alvarez-Garreton, C. Oyarzun, D. Soto, P. Donoso, L. Nahuelhual, M. Pino, I. Arismendi. 2009. Assessment of ecosystem services as an opportunity for the conservation and management of native forests in Chile. Forest Ecol. Manage. (2009), doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2009.01.004.
  24. Montecino, V, Uribe, Soto, D, Gonzalez, H., Riveros, J., Alarcon, G.,  Giglio, J., Martinez V., y A Paredes. 2009. Bio-óptica y diversidad de tamaños del fitoplancton en el mar interior de chile: variabilidad espacial en invierno-primavera 2004 y 2005. Cienc. Tecnol. Mar, 32 (2):79-100, 2009.
  25. Soto, D.; Aguilar-Manjarrez, J.; Hishamunda, N. (eds). 2008. Building an ecosystem approach to aquaculture. FAO/Universitat de les Illes Balears Expert Workshop. 7–11 May 2007, Palma de Mallorca, Spain. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Proceedings. No. 14. Rome, FAO. 221p.
  26. Soto, D. 2008. Status of world aquaculture and its future development within an ecosystem’s perspective. Pp. 3-5 in: Pham, C.K., R.M. Higgins, M. De Girolamo & E. Isidro (Eds). Proceedings of the International Workshop: Developing a Sustainable Aquaculture Industry in the Azores. Arquipélago. Life and Marine Sciences. Supplement 7: xiii + 81 pp.
  27. Thorstad, E.B.,  I. A. Fleming, P. McGinnity, D.  Soto, V. Wennevik & F. Whoriskey. 2008. Incidence and impacts of escaped farmed Atlantic salmon Salmo salar in nature.   World Wildlife Fund Salmon Dialogue Report. 113 pp. http://wwf.worldwildlife.org/site/PageNavigator/SalmonSOIForm
  28. Little, C., Soto, D., Lara, A., Cuevas, J., 2008. Nitrogen exports at multiple-scales in a southern Chilean watershed (Patagonian Lakes district). Biogeochemistry 87, 297–309

Publicaciones relevantes previo a 2007

  1. Soto, D., and F. Jara.  2007.  Using natural ecosystem services to diminish salmon-farming footprints in southern Chile.  In: Theresa M. Bert (ed.), Ecological and Genetic Implications of Aquaculture Activities. Springer Publications, New York City, New York, USA;  Chapter 26,  pp 459–475.
  2. Pascual, Miguel A., Cussac, V., Dyer, B., Soto, D., Vigliano, P., Ortubay, S. and Macchi, P., 2007. ‘Freshwater fishes of Patagonia in the 21st Century after a hundred years of human settlement, species introductions, and environmental change’, Aquatic Ecosystem Health &Management, 10:2, 212 – 227
  3. Soto, D., F.J. Salazar and M.A. Alfaro. 2007. Considerations for comparative evaluation of environmental costs of livestock and salmon farming in Southern Chile.  In: D. Bartley, C. Brugere, P. Gerber, B. Harvey,  and D. Soto. (Eds.). “Comparative Assessment of the Environmental Costs of Aquaculture and Other Food Production Sectors”. FAO/WFT Expert Workshop. 24-28 April 2006, Vancouver, Canada. FAO Fisheries Proceedings. No. 10. Rome, FAO, 2007. 241p.
  4. M. Halwart, D. Soto and J.R. Arthur (eds). 2007. Cage aquaculture: regional reviews and global overview. FAO Fisheries Technical Paper No 498 Rome, FAO. (in press). 354 pp.
  5. De Los Rios, P. & D. Soto. 2007. Crustacean zooplankton richness in Chilean Patagonian lakes. Crustaceana 14:40-120.
  6. Valle Levinson,  A., S. Sankar, R. Sanay, D. Soto and J. Leon. 2007.  Spatial Structure of Hydrography and Flow in a Chilean Fjord, Estuario Reloncaví.  Estuaries and Coasts. Vol. 30, No. 1, p. 113–126.
  7. Soto, D. I.  Arismendi,  C.  Di Prinzio & F. Jara. 2007. Recent establishment of Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in Pacific  catchments of southern South America and its potential  ecosystem implications. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 80: 81-98.
  8. Cuevas, J., D. Soto, I. Arismendi, M. Pino, C. Oyarzun & A. Lara. 2006. Relating land cover to stream properties in southern Chilean watersheds: trade-off between geographical scale, sample size, and explicative power. Biogeochemistry. 81:313–329.
  9. Soto, D., I. Arismendi, J. Gonzalez, E. Guzman, J. Sanzana, F. Jara, C. Jara and A. Lara.  2006. Southern Chile, trout and salmon country: invasion patterns and threats for native species Rev. Chi. Natural History, 79: 97-117.
  10. Dudgeon D.,  Arthington A.H., Gessner M.O.,  Kawabata, Z., Knowler , D.J.,  Lévêque, C., Naiman, R. J., Prieur-Richard, A.,  Soto, D.; Stiassny, M. L.J; and C. A. Sullivan. 2005. Freshwater biodiversity: importance, threats, status and conservation challenges. Biological Reviews, 81: 163-182.
  11. Soto,  D. y Norambuena F. Evaluating salmon farming nutrient input effects in Southern Chile inland seas: a large scale mensurative experiment. 2004.  Journal of Applied Ichthyology 20:1-9.
  12. Soto, D. 2002. Oligotrophic patterns in southern Chile lakes: the relevance of nutrients and mixing depth. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 75: 377-393. Steinhart, G. G. Likens and  D. Soto. 2002. Physiological indicators of nutrient defficieny in phytoplankton in southern Chilean lakes. Hydrobiologia  489:21-27.
  13. Soto, D., F. Jara and C. Moreno.  2001. Escaped salmon in the Chiloe and Aysen inner seas, southern Chile: facing ecological and social conflicts. Ecological Applications Vol. 11, No. 6, pp. 1750-1762
  1. Mining microarrays for development of innovative tools for fish health in aquaculture: TSB Feasibility Project – File Ref: 131339, UK. 2013
  2. European Union FP7-KBBE-2010-4; COPEWELL-Understanding of the basic mechanisms involved in coping strategies of fish towards improvement of welfare. 2011- 2014.
  3. MEC, Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, Spain: AquaticGenomics: Improvement of Aquaculture production by the use of biotechnological tools (2007-2012)
  4. Improving Immunity in aquaculture animals (IMAQUANIM) (Funding European Union, 2005-2009).
  5. MEC, Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, Spain. An integrated approach to understand the effects of enteral immunostimulation upon mucosal and systemic immunity and disease resistance across cultured finfish species (2009-2011).
  6. Development of genomic and immunologic tools to select for dietary supplements with immunostimulants and antioxidant activity to increase the productivity of salmonids in culture. (Funding National Center for Educational Innovation and Research, Chile, 2008-2011
  7. Distribution and dispersal of benthic macrofauna with direct development: the link between benthic and pelagic peracarid assemblages from macroalgae. FONDECYT 1010356, Chile

Invited to conversations and seminars

  1. Institute of Biotechnology and Biomedicine IBB (Barcelona, Spain)
  2. Web of Catalunya Aquaculture (San Carles de la Rapita, Spain)
  3. Immune genomics in fish (Santiago, Chile)
  4. Fish Immune System Seminar of M.Sc of Aquaculture (Barcelona, Spain)

Selected to present projects in conferences and abstract publication

  1. Boltaña S. and Thiel M. Associations between two species of snaping shrimp, Alpheus inca and Alpheopsis chilensis (Decapoda Caridea Alpheidae). XXI Congress of Marine Science (Chile, 2001).
  2. Boltaña S. Hinojosa I. Macaya E. Newman W. Ugalde P. Valdivia N. Vásquez N. Thiel M. Zoogeography of barnacle lepadomorphs associated macro algae drifting on the Chilean coast. XXIV Congress of Marine Science (Chile, 2004).
  3. Boltaña S. Reyes-López F. Mackenzie S. Fish immune response LPS or PGN: Do salmonid fishes have immune response to LPS? IX Latin American Society of Immunology Congress (Chile, 2009)
  4. Boltaña S. Teles M. Mackenzie S. Tort L. Combined effects of copper and LPS on cytokines genes expression in rainbow trout macrophages. ISDCI International Society of Developmental and Comparative Immunology (Prague, Chek Replublic, 2009)
  5. Boltaña S. Reyes-Lopez F. Mackenzie S. The transcriptomic and inflammatory response of trout macrophages to peptidoglycans from gram-negative bacteria. I Symposium of the european organisation of fish immunology (Viterbo, Italy, 2010)
  6. Boltaña S. Morera D. Tort L. Goetz F. Mackenzie S. Divergent responses to peptidoglycans derived from different E. coli serotypes influence inflammatory outcome in trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, macrophages. IX Fish Biology (Barcelona, Spain, 2010)
  7. Boltaña S. Rey S. Roher N. Huntingford F. Goetz FW. Mackenzie S. Behavioural fever and its underlying molecular mechanisms. VII European Zebrafish Meeting (Edinburgh, Scotland, 2011)
  8. Boltaña S. Rey S. Roher N. Huntingford F. Goetz FW. MacKenzie S. Behavioural fever promotes synergistic gene-environment interaction by thermalcoupling of the immune response (Barcelona, XII Spain Aquaculture congress, 2012)
  9. Boltaña S. Mackenzie S. Tridico R. Teles M. Tort L. Immune response in sea bream (Sparus aurata) after treatment with LPS of Aeromonas salmonicida and Listonella anguillarum. ISDCI International Society of Developmental and Comparative Immunology (Fukuoka, Japan, 2012)
  10. Boltaña S. Mackenzie S. Tridico R. Teles M. Tort L. Behavioural fever is a synergic signal amplifying the innate immune response. ISDCI International Society of Developmental and Comparative Immunology (Fukuoka, Japan, 2012)