Marta Andrea Ezeta Watts

Ph.D. Students

PhD Student

Research Interests

​Coral reef ecology / community, Coral identification / morphology, Coral restoration / conservation, Marine conservation
Science communication

Selected Publications

  • Coral and Fish recovery along the Northwest coast of Mahé Island, Seychelles, two years after the 2016 coral bleac... 
    Ezeta A., Fassbender N & Mason-Parker C
    Poster presented at the WIOMSA Scientific Symposium, (2019)


  • ​BSc., Biology, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana unidad Iztapalapa UAMI, Mexico, 2012

Professional Profile

  • ​2018 – 2020: Science Coordinator/ Second in command - GVI (International volunteering organization) Cap Ternay Base, Seychelles.
  • 2017 – 2018: Science Officer - GVI (International volunteering organization) Cap Ternay Base, Seychelles.
  • 2014 – 2016: Science Officer - GVI (International volunteering organization) Pez Maya Base, Mexico.
  • 2011- 2013: Games Designer, Filmmaker, Event planner - Science and Humanities Communication Office (UAMI).

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • ​PADI Dive Master
  • Emergency first response instructor (EFRI)

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)
  • Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division (BESE)

Research Interests Keywords

​Coral reef Ecology community Coral identification Morphology Coral restoration Conservation Science communication