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Ecology and Evolution of Aquatic Organisms - AGE



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Articles in SCI journals


Alonso-Fernandez A, Otero J, Banon R, Campelos JM, Santos J, Mucientes G (2017) Sex ratio variation in an exploited population of common octopus: ontogenic shifts and spatio-temporal dynamics. Hydrobiologia, 794(1).
Clavero M, Calzada J, Esquivias J, Veríssimo A, Hermoso V, Qninba A, Delibes M (2017) Nowhere to swim to: relevance of and options for conserving the relict Dades trout in the High Atlas Mountains. Oryx.
Cunha RL, Assis JM, Madeira C, Seabra R, Lima FP, Lopes EP, Williams ST, Castilho R (2017) Drivers of Cape Verde archipelagic endemism in keyhole limpets. Scientific Reports, 7: 41817.
Gonzalez J, Portella-Triay R, Martins A, Lopes E (2017) Checklist of brachyuran crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda) from the Cape Verde Islands, with a biogeographic comparison with the Canary Islands (Eastern Atlantic). Cahiers Biologie Marine 58 : 137-151
Ramirez-Macias D, Queiroz N, Pierce SJ, Humphries NE, Sims DW, Brunnschweiler JM (2017) Oceanic adults, coastal juveniles: tracking the habitat use of whale sharks off the Pacific coast of Mexico. PeerJ, 5: e3271.
Silva C, Veríssimo A, Cardoso P, Cable J, Xavier R (2017) Infection of the lesser spotted dogfish with Proleptus obtusus Dujardin, 1845 (Nematoda: Spirurida) reflects ontogenetic feeding behaviour and seasonal differences in prey availability. Acta Parasitologica, 62(2): 471-476.
Soares MC, Santos TP, Messias JPM (2017) Dopamine disruption increases cleanerfish cooperative investment in novel client partners. Royal Society Open science, 4(5): 160609.
Veríssimo A, Sampaio Í, McDowell J, Alexandrino P, Mucientes G, Queiroz N, da Silva C, Jones C, Noble L (2017)World without borders – genetic population structure of a highly migratory marine predator, the blue shark (Prionace glauca). Ecology and Evolution.
Veríssimo A, Zaera‐Perez D, Leslie R, Iglésias SP, Séret B, Grigoriou P, Sterioti A, Gubili C, Barría C, Duffy C, Hernández S (2017) Molecular diversity and distribution of eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean dogfishes Squalus highlight taxonomic issues in the genus. Zoologica Scripta.
Banon R, Mano T, Mucientes G (2016) Observations of newborn blue sharks Prionace glauca in shallow inshore waters of the north-east Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Fish Biology, 89(4): 2167-2177.
Baumann JH, Townsend JE, Courtney TA, Aichelman HE, Davies SW, Lima FP, Castillo KD (2016) Temperature Regimes Impact Coral Assemblages along Environmental Gradients on Lagoonal Reefs in Belize. PLoS ONE, 11(9): e0162098.
Carvalho J, Sotelo G, Galindo J, Faria R (2016) Genetic characterization of flat periwinkles (Littorinidae) from the Iberian Peninsula reveals interspecific hybridization and different degrees of differentiation. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.
Chan BKK, Lima FP, Williams GA, Seabra R, Wang HY (2016) A simplified biomimetic temperature logger for recording intertidal barnacle body temperatures. Limnology and Oceanography-Methods, 14(7): 448-455.
Chapperon C, Volkenborn N, Clavier J, Seite S, Seabra R, Lima FP (2016) Exposure to solar radiation drives organismal vulnerability to climate: Evidence from an intertidal limpet. Journal of Thermal Biology, 57: 92-100.
Harris DJ, Rosado D, Xavier R (2016) DNA barcoding reveals extensive mislabeling in seafood sold in Portuguese supermarkets. Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology.
Lima FP, Gomes F, Seabra R, Wethey DS, Seabra MI, Cruz T, Santos AM, Hilbish TJ (2016) Loss of thermal refugia near equatorial range limits. Global Change Biology, 22(1): 254-263.
Messias J, Paula J, Grutter A, Bsharry R, Soares M (2016) Dopamine disruption increases negotiation for cooperative interactions in a fish. Scientific Reports, 6:20817.
Messias J, Santos T, Pinto M, Soares M (2016) Correction to: Stimulation of dopamine D1 receptor improves learning capacity in cooperating cleaner fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society, 283(1823).
Messias J, Santos T, Pinto M, Soares M (2016) Stimulation of dopamine D1 receptor improves learning capacity in cooperating cleaner fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 283(1823): 52272-52272.
Monteiro NM, Carneiro D, Antunes A, Queiroz N, Vieira MN, Jones AG (2016) The lek mating system of the worm pipefish (Nerophis lumbriciformis): a molecular maternity analysis and test of the phenotype-linked fertility hypothesis. Molecular Ecology.
Murias Dos Santos A, Cabezas MP, Tavares AI, Xavier R, Branco M (2016) tcsBU: a tool to extend TCS network layout and visualization. Bioinformatics, 32(4): 627-628.
Olabarria C, Gestoso I, Lima FP, Vázquez E, Comeau Lc, Gomes F, Seabra R, Babarro JMF (2016) Response of Two Mytilids to a Heatwave: The Complex Interplay of Physiology, Behaviour and Ecological Interactions. Plos One, 11(10): e0164330.
Queiroz N, Humphries NE, Mucientes G, Hammerschlag N, Lima FP, Scalese KL, Miller PI, Sousa LL, Seabra R, Sims DW (2016) Ocean-wide tracking of pelagic sharks reveals extent of overlap with longline fishing hotspots. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United states of America, 13(6): 1582–1587.
Righton D, Westerberg H, Feunteun E, Økland F, Gargan P, Amilhat E, Metcalfe J, Lobon-Cervia J, Sjöberg N, Simon J, Acou A, Vedor M, Walker A, Trancart T, Brämick U, Aarestrup K (2016) Empirical observations of the spawning migration of European eels: The long and dangerous road to the Sargasso Sea. Science Advances 2(10): e1501694.
Seabra R, Wethey DS, Santos AM, Gomes F, Lima FP (2016) Equatorial range limits of an intertidal ectotherm are more linked to water than air temperature. Global Change Biology.
Sims DW, Queiroz N (2016) Unlimited by-catch limits recovery. Nature, 531(7595): 448.
Soares MC, Paula JR, Bshary R (2016) Serotonin blockade delays learning performance in a cooperative fish. Animal Cognition, 19(5): 1027-1030.
Sousa LL, Lopez-Castejon F, Gilabert J, Relvas P, Couto A, Queiroz N, Caldas R, Dias PS, Dias H, Faria M, Ferreira F, Ferreira AS, Fortuna J, Gomes RJ, Loureiro B, Martins R Madureira L, Neiva J, Oliveira M, Pereira J, Pinto J, Py F, Queiros H, Silva D, Sujit PB, Zolich A, Johansen TA, de Sousa JB, Rajan K (2016) Integrated Monitoring of Mola mola Behaviour in Space and Time. PLOS ONE, 11(8): e0160404.
Sousa LL, Xavier R, Costa V, Humphries NE, Trueman C, Rosa R, Sims DW, Queiroz Q (2016) DNA barcoding identifies a cosmopolitan diet in the ocean sunfish. Scientific Reports, 6: 28762
Xavier R, Branco M, dos Santos AM (2016) Using a phylogeographic approach to investigate the diversity and determine the distributional range of an isopod (Crustacea: Peracarida), Stenosoma nadejda (Rezig, 1989) in the Atlantic-Mediterranean region. Hydrobiologia, 768(1): 315-328.
Cardoso SC, Bshary R, Mazzei R, Paitio J, Oliveira R, Soares MC (2015) Arginine vasotocin modulates associative learning in a mutualistic cleaner fish. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 69(7): 1173-1181.
Cardoso SC, Grutter AS, Paula JR, André GI, Messias JP, Gozdowska M, Kulczykowska E, Soares MC (2015) Forebrain neuropeptide regulation of pair association and behavior in cooperating cleaner fish. Physiology & Behavior, 145:1-7.
Catarino D, Knutsen H, Veríssimo A, Olsen E, Jorde PE, Menezes G, Sannæs H, Company JB, Neat F, Danovaro R, Dell’Anno A, Rochowski B, Stefanni S (2015) The Pillars of Hercules as a bathymetric barrier to gene-flow promoting isolation in a global deep-sea shark Centroscymus coelolepis. Molecular Ecology.
Gandra M, Seabra R, Lima FP (2015) A low-cost, versatile data logging system for ecological applications. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 13 (3): 115–126.
Kulczykowska E, Cardoso SC, Gozdowska M, André GI, Paula JR, Slebioda M, Oliveira RF, Soares MC (2015) Brain Levels of nonapeptides in four labrid fish with different levels of mutualistic behaviour. General and Comparative Endocrinology
Messias JM, Soares MC (2015) When good advertisement backfires: cleaners get eaten too. Coral Reefs.
Narvaez P, Furtado M, Neto AI, Moniz I, Azevedo JMN, Soares M (2015) Temperate facultative cleaner wrasses selectively remove ectoparasites from their client-fish in the Azores. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 540: 217–226.
Paula JR, Messias JP, Grutter AS, Bshary R, Soares MC (2015) The role of serotonin in the modulation of cooperative behavior. Behavioral Ecology.
Seabra R, Wethey DS, Santos AM, Lima FP (2015) Understanding complex biogeographic responses to climate change. Scientific Reports, 5: 12930.
Soares MC, André GI, Paula JR (2015) Preliminary notes on brain weight variation across labrid fish species with different levels of cooperative behaviour. Current Zoology, 61(2): 274–280.
Xavier R, Faria PJ, Paladini G, van Oosterhout C, Johnson M, Cable J (2015) Evidence for cryptic speciation in directly transmitted gyrodactylid parasites of Trinidadian guppies. PLoS One, 10 (1): e0117096.
Cunha RL, Lima FP, Tenorio MJ, Ramos AA, Castilho R, Williams ST (2014) Evolution at a Different Pace: Distinctive Phylogenetic Patterns of Cone Snails from Two Ancient Oceanic Archipelagos. Systematic Biology.
Faria J, Perez-Losada M, Cabezas P, Alexandrino P, Froufe E (2013) Multiplexing of Novel Microsatellite Loci for the Vulnerable Slipper Lobster Scyllarus arctus (Linnaeus, 1758). Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A-Ecological Genetics and Physiology, 321: 119-123.
Fate of a climate-driven colonization: demography of newly established populations of the limpet Patella rustica Linnaeus, 1758, in northern Portugal. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 438:68-75.
Pilar Cabezas M, Xavier R, Branco M, Santos AM, Manuel Guerra-Garcia J (2014) Invasion history of Caprella scaura Templeton, 1836 (Amphipoda: Caprellidae) in the Iberian Peninsula: multiple introductions revealed by mitochondrial sequence data. Biological Invasions, 16(10): 2221-2245
Ribeiro F, Verissimo A (2014) Full westward expansion of Rutilus rutilus ( Linnaeus, 1758) in the Iberian Peninsula. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 30(3): 540-542.
Silva G, Lima FP, Martel P, Castilho R (2014) Thermal adaptation and clinal mitochondrial DNA variation of European anchovy. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 281 (1792).
Silva S, Araujo MJ, Bao M, Mucientes G, Cobo F (2014) The haematophagous feeding stage of anadromous populations of sea lamprey Petromyzon marinus: low host selectivity and wide range of habitats. HYDROBIOLOGIA, 734(1): 187-199.
Soares MC, Cardoso SC, Grutter AS, Oliveira RF, Bshary R (2014) Cortisol mediates cleaner wrasse switch from cooperation to cheating and tactical deception. Hormones and Behavior, 66: 346-350.
Sotelo G, Andree, KB, Lopez, MA, Alexandrino P, Gisbert, E, Faria R (2014) The puzzling demographic history and genetic differentiation of the twaite shad (Alosa fallax) in the Ebro River. Conservation Genetics, 15(5): 1037-1052
Verissimo A, Cotton CF, Buch RH, Guallart J, Burgess GH (2014) Species diversity of the deep-water gulper sharks (Squaliformes: Centrophoridae: Centrophorus) in North Atlantic waters - current status and taxonomic issues. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 172(4): 803-830.
Burnett NP, Seabra R, de Pirro M, Wethey DS, Woodin S, Helmuth B, Zippay ML, Sarà G, Monaco C, Lima FP (2013) An improved noninvasive method for measuring heartbeat of intertidal animals. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 11:91-100.
Castellanos-Martínez S, Pérez-Losada M, Gestal C (2013) Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the coccidian cephalopod parasites Aggregata octopiana and Aggregata eberthi from the NE Atlantic coast using 18S rRNA sequences. European Journal of Parasitology, 49(3): 373–380.
Faria J, Froufe E, Tuya F, Alexandrino P, Pérez-Losada M (2013) Panmixia in the endangered slipper lobster Scyllarides latus from the Northeastern Atlantic and Western Mediterranean. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 33(4): 557-566.
Mucientes GR, Báñon R, Queiroz N (2013) Updated distribution range of longfin mako Isurus paucus (Lamniformes: Lamnidae) in the North Atlantic. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 29(5): 1163-1165.
Pérez-Losada M, Cabezas P, Castro-Nallar E, Crandall KA (2013) Pathogen typing in the genomics era: MLST and the future of molecular epidemiology. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 16: 38-53.
Santos S, Jara CG, Ladvocat Bartholomei-Santos M, Pérez-Losada M, Crandall KA (2013) New species and records of the genus Aegla Leach, 1820 (Crustacea, Anomura, Aeglidae) from the West-Central region of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Nauplius 21(2): 211-223.
van Oosterhout C, Mohammed RS, Xavier R, Stephenson JF, Archard GA, Hockley FA, Perkins SE, Cable J (2013) Invasive freshwater snails provide resource for native marine hermit crabs. Aquatic Invasions, 8(2): 185-191.
Wetzer R, Pérez-Losada M, Bruce NL (2013) Phylogenetic relationships of the family Sphaeromatidae Latreille, 1825 (Crustacea: Peracarida: Isopoda) within Sphaeromatidea based on 18S-rDNA molecular data. Zootaxa, 3599(2): 161–177.
White WT, Ebert DA, Naylor GJP, Ho H-C, Clerkin P, Veríssimo A, Cotton C (2013) Revision of the genus Centrophorus(Squaliformes: Centrophoridae): Part 1 – Redescription of Centrophorus granulosus (Bloch & Schneider), a senior synonym of C. acus Garman and C. niaukang Teng. Zootaxa, 3752(1): 35-72.
Xavier R, Severino R, Pérez-Losada M, Cable J, Harris DJ (2013) First record of Sphaerospora dicentrarchi (Myxosporea, Sphaerosporidae) in Dicentrarchus punctatus. Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists, 33(1): 21-24.
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