Julius is a 2019 MS Zoology graduate from the University of the Philippines Los Banos. Prior to joining the Museum, he has already achieved experiences as an environmental management specialist, marine park ranger, researcher, and community organizer of several government and non-government organizations in Palawan.

He has been involved in the operations of the two World Heritage Sites in Palawan namely the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park and the Tubbhataha Reef Natural Park.

As a marine biologist, Julius is very knowledgeable on fish visual census, coral reef and other marine invertebrate assessment and, sea grass assessment. He also currently specializing in freshwater ecology (macro invertebrates) and terrestrial snails.

Recent Publication

Parcon JA, Kim PM, Estorque J & Camacho MVC. 2019. Preliminary Survey on the Diversity and Community Assembly of Macroinvertebrates Along the Dakil River, University of the Philippines Land Grant, Paete, Laguna, Philippines. Journal of Nature Studies 19(1):16-32 [Download]

Conference Papers

De Guzman, L.E.P., Varquez, Jr J.G, Parcon, J.A, Abasolo A.O., Muallil, R.N., Adam K.D., Hadsall, A.S., Roble III, J.L.R., and Gonzales, A.K.B.M. 2019. Sustainability of Farming and Fishing in Sibutu Island, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines. Presented during the 2nd International Conference on Integrated Natural Resources and Environment Management (INREM 2019); 20-22 November 2019; Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City, Philippines.

Abasolo, A.O., de Guzman, L.E.P., +Zamora, O.B., Varquez Jr., J.G., Aquino, A.L., Hadsall, A.S., San Pascual, M.A., Nacorda, H.M., Parcon, J.A., Roble III, J.L.R., Hostallero, C.D.V., and Doplito, N.G. 2019. The Livelihood Resilience of the Ivatan amidst Climate Challenges. Presented during the 2nd International Conference on Integrated Natural Resources and Environment Management (INREM); 20-22 November 2019; Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City, Philippines.

Elvira M., Magistrado M., Parcon J.A., Santos J., Domasian, R. and Arboleda M.D. 2018. Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Fish Cage operators on Environmental Protection and Conservation of Taal Protected Landscape. Presented during the 7th Annual Conference on Environmental Science; 13-15 June 2018; University of Eastern Philippines, University Town, Northern Samar, Philippines

Parcon, J.A., Kim, P.M., Estorque J. & Camacho, M.V.C. 2018. Preliminary Survey on the Diversity and Community Assembly of Macroinvertebrates Along the Dakil River, University of the Philippines Land Grant, Paete, Laguna, Philippines. Presented during the 18th PSSN Annual International Scientific Conference (ICoNSIE 2018); 15-18 May 2018; University of Sto. Tomas, Manila, Philippines

Parcon. J.A., Perez, K.M.G., de Chavez, ERC. 2017. Mollusk Diversity Pattern Possibly Reflects Past Habitat Condition Along Dakil River, University of the Philippines Laguna Land Grant. Presented during the 26th Annual Philippine Biodiversity Symposium; 18-22 July 2017. Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines

Perez, K.M.G., Alger C, Ambrocio, J.E., Aquino, A.M., Avancena M, Balmes A., Martinez Z.C., Romero K., Roque S., Salvador H.I., Parcon JA., de Chavez. E.R.C. 2017. Marine Mollusc Collection in the UPLB Museum of Natural History. Presented during the 8th International and 17th PSSN Annual Scientific Conference (ICOnSIE); 18-21 April 2017; Splash Mountain Resort, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines

Parcon, J.A., de Guzman I.A., Andes A.L., de Chavez E.R.C. 2016. Diversity and Community Assembly of Macro-inverterates along Waterhed streams of Mount. Makiling. Presented during the 1st Philippine Symposium on Freshwater Biodiversity and Ecology (PSFBE); 7-10 June 2016; University of Sto. Tomas, Manila, Philippines

Parcon, J.A., de Guzman I.A., Andes A.L., de Chavez E.R.C. 2015. Diversity and Community Assembly of Macro-inverterates along Watershed streams of Mount. Makiling. Presented during the 8th UPLB-CAS Student-Faculty Research Conference; 16 November 2015; NCAS Auditorium, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines