Our Curator Team

Istanbul Akvaryum is managed by specialists in their field and in compliance with international standards in every sense.

Thanks to its Curator Team, all living creatures in Istanbul Akvaryum keep living in the conditions as nearest as possible to those of their habitat.

The Curator Team, which is composed of specialists in their field, ensures that living creatures keep living ideally, are fed regularly and naturally, and are continuously controlled and served.

Istanbul Akvaryum also has a maintenance and adaptation unit equipped with cutting-edge technology where the nearest living conditions for all living creatures are ensured, the fish are observed and quarantine processes are provided before taking in the main tank.

Pedro Ignacio García-Miguel Gómez

Born on 11th January 1977, in Salamanca, Spain, Pedro Gómez graduated from the Department of Marine Sciences in Cádiz University in 2001.

Having completed his postgraduate education in the field of Environmental Impact and Environmental Monitoring at International University Study Center (IUSC) in 2002, Gómez started to work as Laboratory Technician at Valencia Aquarium in 2005.

During the years 2006-2010, Gómez worked as 2nd Aquarium Official at Madrid Zoo Aquarium, and served as Assistant Curator at Turkuazoo until March 2010. Gómez has been working as Curator at Istanbul Akvaryum since March 2010.