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.
Parcon JA, Lit IL, Camacho MVC, de Chavez ERC. 2020. Diversity of Land Snails in the Karst Areas of Sta. Teresita, Cagayan Province, Luzon Island with Notes on New Distribution Records. Philippine Journal of Science 150 (S1): 525-537, Special Issue on Biodiversity. https://philjournalsci.dost.gov.ph/publication/special-issues/biodiversity/104-vol-150-s1/1384-diversity-of-land-snails-in-the-karst-areas-of-sta-teresita-cagayan-province-luzon-island-with-notes-on-new-distribution-records
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]