Fabio Di DarioUFRJ/NUPEMAssociate ProfessorFabio Di Dario is Associate Professor II at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), in the Centre for Ecology and Socio-environmental Development of Macaé (NUPEM / UFRJ). He holds a Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences from the Institute of Biosciences of the University of São Paulo (USP) (1996), a Master's and Doctorate in Zoology from the Institute of Biosciences of USP (1999 and 2005) and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Museum of Zoology of the University of São Paulo (MZUSP)(2006-2007). During the years of 2002 and 2003 he was a pre-doctoral fellow at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (USNM). He has experience in Zoology, with emphasis on Systematics, Morphology, Evolution, Biogeography and Conservation of Recent groups of fishes. He is currently the Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Environmental Sciences and Conservation (PPG-CiAC) at UFRJ, where he teaches in the Master and Doctorate. He is a member of the Deliberative Council of the Brazilian Society of Ichthyology (SBI), is a member of the GEOPROF - Deep Sea Fishes Research Group, and is co-leader of the GSE, Group of Systematics and Evolutionary Biology, both Research Groups of CNPq. He is also curator of the Fish Collection of NUPEM/UFRJ (NPM), and has acted in Outreach and Science Communication.