Posted on April 15, 2016 · Posted in CFU Team

Data Collector, Capture Fisheries Unit, Belize Fisheries Department

Areas of expertise: Data collection

  • Work

Joel Cruz is the point person in the collection of shark data within the Capture Fisheries Unit. He is often deployed as the team leader of the data collection team for the execution of field work. His tasks include, gathering biological and catch and effort data for the traditional commercial fisheries. He also aids in the inspections of the fishermen cooperatives that are a needed step for the exportation of fisheries products by the cooperatives.


  • Background

Joel has an Associate of Science Degree from the Corozal Junior College and has been working for the Fisheries Department for more than 8 years.


Contact Information

Belize City, Fisheries Department Office

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Phone number: (501) 224 4554 (office)