ABOUT US

ABOUT US

SECAC is a scientific NGO, founded in 1993, that aims to conduct and promote research projects and conservation efforts regarding cetaceans in the Canary Islands. For 26 years SECAC has been faithful to that commitment, making a significant contribution to promoting biodiversity conservation, sustainable development and the rational use of the marine environment and its resources using a precautionary approach. SECAC has carried out different research, conservation and public awareness projects. SECAC’S its scientific research activities focus on monitoring the structure and dynamics of cetacean communities of the Canary Islands, as well as obtaining biological information about stranded animals. This work has led to the development of the Macaronesia Cetacean Biological Reference Collection (CBRCM) that the entity maintains and preserves. SECAC was co-founder of the Spanish Cetacean Society (SEC) in 1999 and the Canary Islands Cetacean Museum (MCC) between 2005 and 2011. SECAC it administers the Canary Islands Cetacean Research Centre (CICC) located in Lanzarote reef. Whilst actively collaborating with other national and international researchers and research centres.