Isabel Moreno Castillo (Londres 1939) Phd in Biology and retired professor of Marine Biology, studied Biology in the universities of Santiago de Compostela and Complutense de Madrid, Marine Biology in Liverpool University (UK) and Coastal Management in Rhode Island University (USA). She worked in the universities of Madrid and Oviedo and since 1980 in UIB. She has given master courses in 8 Latin American universities and given lectures in many universities in Spain, Europe and Latin America. She is the author of 58 scientific papers, of 3 scientific books and of one about travels. She has taken part in 17 oceanographic cruises, 3 of them in Antarctic waters.