Over the past years the scientific productivity of researchers at MARE has increased strongly, with particular emphasis on publications in international journals indexed.

You can view the listings in recent years with the publications of MARE researchers.

Publications in International Journals of Science Citation Index

Almeida AJ, M Biscoito (2012) First record of Histiobranchus australis (Regan, 1913) (Synaphobranchidae), from the Azores (northeastern Atlantic Ocean). Cybium 36: 495–496.

Alves AS, H Adão, T Ferrero, JC Marques, MJ Costa, J Patrício (2013) Benthic meiofauna as indicator of ecological changes in estuarine ecosystems: The use of nematodes in ecological quality assessment. Ecological Indicators 24: 462–475. (doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2012.07.013).

Amaral AR, LB Beheregaray, K Bilgmann, D Boutov, L Freitas, KM Robertson, M Sequeira, KA Stockin, MM Coelho, L M. Möller (2012) Seascape genetics of a globally distributed, highly mobile marine mammal: the short-beaked common dolphin (genus Delphinus). PLoS One 7(2): e31482. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031482).


Alexandre CM, MT Ferreira, PR Almeida (in press) Fish assemblages in non-regulated and regulated rivers from permanent and temporary Iberian systems. River Research and Applications. Accepted 6 June 2012.

Alexandre CM, BR Quintella, AT Silva, CS Mateus, F Romão, P Branco, MT Ferreira, PR Almeida, (2013) Use of electromyogram telemetry to assess the behavior of the Iberian barbel (Luciobarbus bocagei Steindachner, 1864) in a pool-type fishway. Ecological Engineering 51: 191–202. (doi:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2012.12.047).

Carreiro-Silva, M.; Cerqueira, T.; Godinho, A.; Caetano, M.; Santos, R. S.; Bettencourt, R. 2014. Molecular mechanisms underlying the physiological responses of the cold-water coral Desmophyllum dianthus to ocean acidification. Coral Reefs 33, 465-476.

Belkin, Igor M.; Hunt, George L., Jr.; Hazen, Elliott L.; Zamon, Jeannette E.; Schick, Robert S.; Prieto, Rui; Brodziak, Jon; Teo, Steven Lh.; Thorne, Lesley; Bailey, Helen; Itoh, Sachihiko; Munk, Peter; Musyl, Michael K.; Willis, Jay K.; Zhang, Wuchang 2014. Fronts, fish, and predators. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography 107, 1-2.

de Matos, Valentina; Gomes-Pereira, Jose N.; Tempera, Fernando; Ribeiro, Pedro A.; Braga-Henriques, Andreia; Porteiro, Filipe 2014. First record of Antipathella subpinnata (Anthozoa, Antipatharia) in the Azores (NE Atlantic), with description of the first monotypic garden for this species. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography 99, 113-121.

Abecasis D., P. Afonso, K. Erzini, 2015.Toward adaptive management of coastal MPAs: influence of different conservation targets and costs on the design of no-take areas.Ecological Informatics 30, 263-270

Abecasis D.,B. Horta e Costa, P. Afonso,E.J. Gonçalves, K. Erzini, 2015. Early reserve effects linked to small home ranges of a commercial fish (Diplodus sargus, Sparidae). Marine Ecology Progress Series 518, 255-266.

Abecasis R.C., P. Afonso, A. Colaço, N. Longnecker, J. Clifton, L. Schmidt, R.S. Santos, 2015. Marine conservation in the Azores: evaluating marine protected area 1 development in a remote island context. Frontiers in Marine Science 2, 104.

Abrantes J.R.C.B., J.L.M.P de Lima, A.A.A. Montenegro, 2015. Performance of kinematic modelling of surface runoff for intermittent rainfall on soils covered with mulch Revista Brasileira de Engenharia Agrícola e Ambiental 19, 166-172.

Afonso P., N. Vasco-Rodrigues, 2015. Summer aggregations of the common eagle ray, Myliobatis aquila. Arquipélago - Life and Marine Sciences 12, 79-82.

Agirbas E., A.M. Feyzioglu, U. Aytan, A. Valente, I, Yildiz, 2015. Are trends in SST, surface chlorophyll­a, primary production and wind stress similar or different over the decadal scale in the south­eastern Black Sea? Cahiers deBiologie Marine 56, 329-336.

Alexandre C.M., P.R. Almeida, T. Neves, C.S. Mateus, J.L. Costa, B.R. Quintella, 2015. Effects of flow regulation on the movement patterns and habitat use of a potamodromous cyprinid species. Ecohydrology 9, 326-340.

Alexandre C.M., M.T. Ferreira, P.R. Almeida, 2015. Food resources and cyprinid diet in permanent and temporary Mediterranean rivers with natural and regulated flow. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 24, 629-645.

Alexandre C.M., M.T. Ferreira, P.R. Almeida, 2015. Life-history of a cyprinid species in non-regulated and regulated rivers from permanent and temporary Mediterranean basins. Ecohydrology 8, 1137-1153.

Almada F., D. Abecasis, D. Villegas-Ríos, S. Henriques, M.P. Pais, M.I. Batista, B. Horta e Costa, J. Martins, I. Tojeira, N. Vasco Rodrigues, R. Araújo, M. Souto, H. Alonso, J.M. Falcón, F. Henriques, P. Catry, H. Cabral, M. Biscoito, V.C. Almada, 2015. Ichthyofauna of the Selvagens Islands. Do small coastal areas show high species richness in the northeastern Atlantic? Marine Biology Research 11, 49-61.

Almeida M.C., P.S. Coelho, A.C. Rodrigues, P.A. Diogo, R. Maurício, R.M. Cardoso, P.M. Soares, 2015. Thermal stratification of Portuguese reservoirs: potential impact of extreme climate scenarios. Journal of Water and Climate Change 6, 544-560.

Alonso H., A. Almeida,J.P. Granadeiro, P. Catry, 2015. Temporal and age-related dietary variations in a large population of yellow-legged gulls Larus michahellis: implications for management and conservation. European Journal of Wildlife Research 61, 819-829.

Alves A.S., A. Caetano, J.L. Costa, M.J. Costa, J.C. Marques, 2015 Estuarine intertidal meiofauna and nematode communities as indicator of ecosystem’s recovery following mitigation measures. Ecological Indicators 54, 184‐196.

Alves L.M., M.F.L. Lemos, J. Correia, N.A.R. Costa, S.C. Novais, 2015.The potential of cholinesterases as tools for biomonitoring studies with sharks: biochemical characterization in brain and muscle tissues of Prionace glauca. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 465, 49-55.

Alvito P., R. Rosa, R.A. Phillips, Y. Cherel, F.R. Ceia, M. Guerreiro, J. Seco, A. Baeta, R.P. Vieira, D. Fox, J.C. Xavier, 2015. Cephalopods in the diet of nonbreeding black-browed and grey-headed albatrosses from South Georgia. Polar Biology 38, 631-641.

Amorim M.C.P., C. Conti, T. Modesto, A. Gonçalves, P.J. Fonseca, 2015. Agonistic sounds signal male quality in the Lusitanian toadfish. Physiology and Behaviour 149, 192-198.

Amorim P., E. Atchoi, E. Berecibar, F. Tempera, 2015. Infralittoral mapping around an oceanic archipelago using MERIS FR satellite imagery and deep kelp observations: A new tool for assessing MPA coverage targets. Journal of Sea Research 100, 141-151.

Anacleto P., A.L. Maulvault, M.L. Nunes, M.L. Carvalho, R. Rosa, A. Marques, 2015. Effects of depuration on metal levels and health status of bivalve molluscs. Food Control 47, 493-501.

Anastácio P.M., F. Banha, C. Capinha, J.M. Bernardo,A.M. Costa, A. Teixeira, S. Bruxelas, 2015. Indicators of movement and space use for two co-occurring invasive crayfish species. Ecological Indicators 53, 171-181.

Andrade P.,P. Rodrigues, R.J. Lopes, J.A. Ramos, R.T. Da Cunha, D. Gonçalves, 2015.Ecomorphological patterns in the Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla: insular versus mainland populations.Bird Study 62, 498-507

Antunes A.C., J. Coroado, D. Boaventura, F. Rocha, 2015. The environmental factors impact on the conservation of an historic marine quay — a baseline study. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 22, 9563-9569.

Araújo C.V., M. Martinez-Haro, A.J. Pais-Costa, J.C. Marques, R. Ribeiro, 2015. Patchy sediment contamination scenario and the habitat selection by an estuarine mudsnail. Ecotoxicology 25, 412-418.

Araujo C.V.M.,M. Moreira-Santos,J. Patricio, I. Martins, I. Moreno-Garrido, J. Blasco, J.C. Marques, R. Ribeiro, 2015.Feeding niche preference of the mudsnail Peringia ulvae.Marine and Freshwater Research 66, 573-581.

Arosa M.L., R.S. Ceia, S.R. Costa, H. Freitas, 2015.Factors affecting cork oak (Quercus suber) regeneration: acorn sowing success and seedling survival under field conditions.Plant Ecology & Diversity 8, 519-528.

Assis J., M. Zupan, K. Nicastro, G. Zardi, C.D. McQuaid, E.A. Serrão, 2015. Oceanographic conditions limit the spread of a marine invader along Southern African shores. PLoS One 10, e0128124

Azeredo A.C.,V.P. Wright, J. Mendonça, M.C. Cabral, L.V. Duarte, 2015.Deciphering the history of hydrologic and climatic changes on carbonate lowstand surfaces: calcrete and organic-matter/evaporite facies association on a palimpsest Middle Jurassic landscape from Portugal.Sedimentary Geology 323, 66-91.

Azevedo D.J.S., J.E.L. Barbosa, W.I.A. Gomes, J.C. Marques, J. Molozzi, 2015.Diversity measures in macroinvertebrate and zooplankton communities related to the trophic status of subtropical reservoirs: Contradictory or complementary responses? Ecological Indicators 50, 135-149.

Banha F.,P.M. Anastácio, 2015. Live bait capture and crayfish trapping as potential vectors for freshwater invasive fauna. Limnologica 51, 63-69.

Banha F., I. Gimeno, M. Lanao, V. Touya, C. Durán, M. Peribáñez, P. Anastácio, 2015. The role of waterfowl and fishing gear on zebra mussel larvae dispersal. Biological Invasions 18, 115-125.

Banha F., M. Ilhéu, P.M. Anastácio, 2015. Angling web forums as an additional tool for detection of new fish introductions: the first record of Perca fluviatilis in continental Portugal. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems 416, 3.

Bankaji I., I. Caçador, N. Sleimi, 2015. Physiological and biochemical responses of Suaeda fruticosa to cadmium and copper stresses: growth, nutrient uptake, antioxidant enzymes, phytochelatin, and glutathione levels. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 22, 13058-13069

Barcelos L.M.D., P.R. Rodrigues, J. Bried, E.P. Mendonça, R. Gabriel, P.A.V. Borges, 2015. Birds from the Azores: An updated list with some comments on species distribution. Biodiversity Data Journal 3, e6604.

Barros I., B. Dyvia, I. Martins, F. Valdeperre, R.S. Santos, R. Bettencourt, 2015. Post-capture immune gene expression studies in the deep-sea hydrothermal vent mussel Bathymodiolus azoricus acclimatized to atmospheric pressure. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 42, 159-170.

Bashmachnikov I., F. Neves, A. Nascimento, J. Medeiros, I. Ambar, J. Dias, X. Carton, 2015. Temperature–salinity distribution in the northeastern Atlantic from ship and Argo vertical casts.Ocean Science 11, 215-236.

Batista M., B. Horta e Costa, L. Gonçalves, M. Henriques, K. Erzini, J.E. Caselle, E.J. Gonçalves, H.N. Cabral, 2015. Assessment of catches, landings and fishing effort as useful tools for MPA management. Fisheries Research 172, 197-208.

Batista M.I., S. Henriques, M.P. Pais, H.N. Cabral, 2015. A framework for the assessment of MPA effectiveness based on life history of fishes. Ocean & Coastal Management 118, 75-87.

Benavides M., P. Coelho, C. Lodeiro, M.S. Diniz, 2015. Effects of exposure to oxide nanoparticles (Al2O3 and ZnO) singly and mixtures on Carassius auratus gills. Microscopy and Microanalysis 21 (Suppl 6), 18-19.

Biscoito M., M. Freitas, J.G. Pajuelo, R. Triay-Portella, J. Santana, A.L. Costa, J. Delgado,J.A. Gonzalez, 2015. Sex-structure, depth distribution, intermoult period and reproductive pattern of the deep-sea red crab Chaceon affinis (Brachyura, Geryonidae) in two populations in the north-eastern Atlantic. Deep-Sea Research I, 99-114.

Boaventura D., C. Faria, 2015. Science inquiry-based activities in elementary education: how to support teachers’ practices? International Journal of Information and Education Technology 5, 451-455.

Bostock J.,S. Seixas, 2015. Investing in the human capital of the aquatic food sector: AQUA-TNET and the road ahead. Aquaculture International 23, 861-881.

Botelho M.J., C. Vale, J.G. Ferreira, 2015. Profiles of paralytic shellfish toxins in bivalves of low and elevated toxicities following exposure to Gymnodinium catenatum blooms in Portuguese estuarine and coastal waters. Chemosphere 138, 1028-1036.

Boyero L., R.G. Pearson, C.M. Swan, C. Hui, R.J. Albariño, M. Arunachalam, M. Callisto, J. Chará, A.M. Chará-Serna, E. Chauvet, A. Cornejo, D. Dudgeon, A.C. Encalada, V. Ferreira, M.O. Gessner, J.F. GonçalvesJr, M.A.S. Graça, J.E. Helson, J.M. Mathooko, B.G. McKie, M.S. Moretti, C.M. Yule, 2015. Latitudinal gradient of nestedness and its potential drivers in stream detritivores.Ecography 38, 949-955.

Boyero L.,R.G. Pearson, M.O. Gessner, D. Dudgeon, A. Ramírez, C.M. Yule, M. Callisto, C.M. Pringle, A.C. Encalada, M. Arunachalam, J. Mathooko, J.E. Helson, J. Rincón, A. Bruder, A. Cornejo, A.S. Flecker, C. Mathuriau, C. M’Erimba, J.F. Gonçalves Jr, M. Moretti, T. Jinggut, 2015. Leaf-litter breakdown in tropical streams: is variability the norm? Freshwater Science 34, 2759-2769

Brewin R., S. Sathyendranath, T. Jackson, R. Barlow, V. Brotas, R. Airs, T. Lamont, 2015. Influence of light in the mixed-layer on the parameters of a three-component model of phytoplankton size class. Remote Sensing of Environment 168, 437-450.

Brito A., C. Sá, C.R. Mendes, T. Brand, A.M. Dias, V. Brotas, K. Davidson, 2015. Structure of late summer phytoplankton community in the Firth of Lorn (Scotland) using microscopy and HPLC-CHEMTAX. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 167, 86-101.

Brito A., T. Moita, C. Gameiro, T. Anselmo, T. Silva, V. Brotas, 2015. Changes in the phytoplankton composition in a temperate estuarine system (1960 to 2010). Estuaries and Coasts 38, 1678-1691.

Brito A.C., C. Sá, V. Brotas, B. Brewin, T. Silva, J. Vitorino, T. Platt, S. Sathyendranath, 2015. Effect of phytoplankton size classes on bio-optical properties of phytoplankton in the western Iberian coast: application of models. Remote Sensing of Environment 156, 537-550.

Cabecinhas A.S., S.C. Novais, S.C. Silvia, A.C. Rodrigues, J.L.T. Pestana, A.M.V.M. Soares, M.F.L. Lemos, 2015. Sensitivity of the sea snail Gibbula umbilicalis to mercury exposure - linking endpoints from different biological organization levels. Chemosphere 119, 490-497.

Cabral-Oliveira J., J. Pratas, S. Mendes, M.A. Pardal, 2015. Trace elements in edible rocky shore species: Effect of sewage discharges and human health risk implications. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment 21, 135-145.

Callapez P.M.,J.N. Brandao, R. Paredes, F. Barroso-Barcenilla, V.F. Santos, M. Segura,2015. The Krantz collections of palaeontology held at the University of Coimbra (Portugal): a century of teaching and museum activities. Historical Biology 27, 81113-81126

Campos M.J., G. Palomo, L. Hormeño, A. Rodrigues, R. Sanchez-Benito, S. Piriz, A. Quesada, 2015.Detection of QnrB54 and its novel genetic context in Citrobacter freundii isolated from a clinical case. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 59, 1375-1376.

Candeias M., I. Alves-Pereira, M.J. Lança, A.F. Ferreira, B.R. Quintella, P.R. Almeida, R. Ferreira, 2015. Can mitochondrial malondialdehyde content be a useful tool to evaluate sea lamprey juveniles’ capacity to seawater acclimatization? Green Processing and Synthesis 4, 133-139.

Cardoso P.G., T.F. Grilo, A.T. Reis, J.P. Coelho, E. Pereira, M.A. PArdal, 2015. Field transplantation of the bivalve Scrobicularia plana along a mercury gradient in Ria de Aveiro (Portugal): Uptake and depuration kinetics. Science of the Total Environment 512-513, 55-61.

de los Santos C.B., T. Neuparth, T. Torres, I. Martins, I. Cunha, D. Sheahan, T. McGowan, M.M. Santos, 2015. Ecological modelling and toxicity data coupled to assess population recovery of marine amphipod Gammarus locusta: Application to disturbance by chronic exposure to aniline. Aquatic Toxicology 163, 60-70.

Carmo V., T. Sutton, G. Menezes, T. Falkenhaug, O.A. Bergstad, 2015. Feeding ecology of the Stomiiformes (Pisces) of the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge. 1. The Sternoptychidae and Phosichthyidae. Progress in Oceanography 130, 172-187.

Cartaxana P., S. Vieira, L. Ribeiro, R.J.M Rocha, S. Cruz, R. Calado, J.M. Silva, 2015. Effects of elevated temperature and CO2 on intertidal microphytobenthos. BMC Ecology 15, 10.

Catarino D., H. Knutsen, A. Veríssimo, E.M. Olsen, P.E. Jorde, G. Menezes, H. Sannaes, D. Stankovic, J.B. Company, F. Neat, R. Danovaro, A. Dell’Anno, B. Rochowski, S. Stefanni, 2015. The Pillars of Hercules as a bathymetric barrier to geneflow promoting isolation in a global deep-sea shark (Centroscymnus coelolepis). Molecular Ecology 24, 6061-6079.

Ceia F.R.,J.A. Ramos, 2015. Individual specialization in the foraging and feeding strategies of seabirds: a review. Marine Biology 162, 1923-1938.

Ceia F.R.,V.H. Paiva, R.S. Ceia, S. Hervias, S. Garthe, J.C. Marques, J.A. Ramos, 2015. Spatial foraging segregation by close neighbours in a wide-ranging seabird. Oecologia 177, 431-440.

Ceia, F.R.,J.A. Ramos, R.A. Phillips, Y. Cherel, D.C. Jones, R.P. Vieira, J.C. Xavier, 2015. Analysis of stable isotope ratios in blood of tracked wandering albatrosses fails to distinguish a C-13 gradient within their winter foraging areas in the southwest Atlantic Ocean. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 29, 2328-2336.

Cerqueira T., D. Pinho, C. Egas, H. Froufe, B. Altermark, C. Candeias, R.S. Santos, R. Bettencourt, Microbial diversity in deep-sea sediments from the Menez Gwen hydrothermal vent system of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Marine Genomics 24, 343-355.

Chainho, P., A. Fernandes, A. Amorim, S.P. Ávila, J. Canning-Clode, J.J. Castro, A.C. Costa, J.L. Costa, T. Cruz, S. Gollasch, C. Grazziotin-Soares, R. Melo, J. Micael, M.I. Parente, J. Semedo, T. Silva, D. Sobral, M. Sousa, P. Torres, V. Veloso, M.J. Costa, 2015. Non-indigenous species in Portuguese coastal areas, coastal lagoons, estuaries and islands. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 167, Part A, 199–211.

Chambel J., V. Severiano, T. Baptista, S. Mendes, R. Pedrosa, 2015. Effect of stocking density and different commercial diets in growth of Percula Clownfish, Amphiprion percula (Lacepede, 1802). SpringerPlus 4, 183.

Chowdhury, R.,P.J. Favas, J. Pratas, M.P. Jonathan, P.S. Ganesh, S.K. Sarkar, 2015. Accumulation of Trace Metals by Mangrove Plants in Indian Sundarban Wetland: Prospects for Phytoremediation. International Journal of Phytoremediation 17, 885-894.

Clavero M., J. Esquivias, A. Qninba, M. Riesco, J. Calzada, F. Ribeiro, N. Fernandez, M. Delibes, 2015. Fish invading deserts: non‐native species in arid Moroccan rivers. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 25, 49-60.

Coelho S., A. Perez-Ruzafa, S. Gamito, 2015. Effects of organic pollution and physical stress on benthic macroinvertebrate communities from two intermittently closed and open coastal lagoons (ICOLLs). Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 167, Part A, 276-285.

Coelho S., A. Perez-Ruzafa, S. Gamito, 2015. Phytoplankton community dynamics in an intermittently open hypereutrophic coastal lagoon in southern Portugal. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 167, Part A, 102-112.

Colin J.-P., M.C. Cabral, A.C. Azerêdo, R.L. Silva, L.V. Duarte, 2015. Brackish and marine ostracode assemblages from the Sinemurian of western Portugal, with description of new species. Micropaleontology 61, 3-24.

Comas-Rengifo M.J., L.V. Duarte, F.F. Félix, F.G. Joral, A. Goy, R.B. Rocha, 2015. Latest Pliensbachian - Early Toarcian brachiopod assemblages from the Peniche section (Portugal) and their correlation. Episodes38, 2-8.

Conti C., P.J. Fonseca, M. Picciulin, M.C.P. Amorim, 2015. How effective are acoustic signals in territorial defence in the Lusitanian toadfish? Journal of Experimental Biol.ogy 218, 893-898.

Cornut J.,V. Ferreira, A.L. Gonçalves, E. Chauvet, C. Canhoto, 2015. Fungal alteration of the elemental composition of leaf litter affects shredder feeding activity. Freshwater Biology 60, 1755-1771.

Correa-Araneda F.,L. Boyero, R. Figueroa, C. Sanchez, R. Abdala, A. Ruiz-Garcia, M.A.S. Graça, 2015. Joint effects of climate warming and exotic litter (Eucalyptus globulus Labill.) on stream detritivore fitness and litter breakdown. Aquatic Sciences 77, 197-205.

Corsini-Foka M., A. Zenetos, F. Crocetta, M.E. Çinar, F. Koçak, D. Golani, S. Katsanevakis, Konstantinos Tsiamis, E. Cook, C. Froglia, M. Triandaphyllou, S. Lakkis, G. Kondilatus, E. Tricarico, A. Zuljevic, M. Almeida, F. Cardigos, S. Çağlar, M. Maric, D. Micu, C. Mifsud, C. Nall, E. Kytinou, D. Poursanidis, D. Spigoli, G. Stasolla, Sercan Yapici, H.E. Roy, 2015. Inventory of alien and cryptogenic species of the Dodecanese (Aegean Sea, Greece): collaboration through COST action training school. Management of Biological Invasions 6, 351-366.

Cruz T., D. Jacinto, A. Sousa, N. Penteado, D. Pereira, J.N. Fernandes, T. Silva, J.J. Castro, 2015. The state of the fishery, conservation and management of the stalked barnacle Pollicipes pollicipes in Portugal. Marine Environmental Research 112 (B), 73-80.

Cruz I.S., M.C. Leal, C.R.B. Mendes, R.K. Kikuchi, R. Rosa, A.M.V.M. Soares, J. Serôdio, R. Calado, R.J. Rocha, 2015.White but not bleached: photophysiological evidence from white Montastrea cavernosa reveal potential overestimation of coral bleaching. Marine Biology 162, 889-899.

Cuevas N., I. Zorita, P.M. Costa, I. Quinconces, J. Larreta, J. Franco, 2015. Histopathological indices in sole (Solea solea) and hake (Merluccius merluccius) for implementation of the European Marine Strategy Framework Directive along the Basque continental shelf (SE Bay of Biscay). Marine Pollution Bulletin 94, 185-198.

Cuevas N., I. Zorita, P.M. Costa, J. Larreta, 2015. Histopathological baseline levels and confounding factors in common sole (Solea solea) for marine environmental risk assessment. Marine Environmental Research 110, 162-173.

Cuevas N., I. Zorita, P.M. Costa, J. Franco, J. Larreta, 2015. Development of histopathological indices in the digestive gland and gonad of mussels: integration with contamination levels and effects of confounding factors. Aquatic Toxicology 162, 151-164.

De Lapuente J., J. Lourenço, S. Mendo, M. Borràs, M. Martins, P.M. Costa, M. Pacheco, 2015. The Comet Assay and its applications in the field of ecotoxicology: a mature tool that continues to expand its perspectives. Frontiers in Genetics 6, 180.

de Lima J.L.M.P.,V.P. Silva Jr.,M.I.P. de Lima, J.R.C.B. Abrantes, A.A.A. Montenegro, 2015. Revisiting simple methods to estimate drop size distributions: a novel approach based on infrared thermography. Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics 63, 220-227.

de Lima M.I.P., F.E. Santo, A.M. Ramos, R.M. Trigo, 2015. Trends and correlations in annual extreme precipitation indices for mainland Portugal, 1941-2007. Theoretical and Applied Climatology119, 55-75.

de Lima M.I.P., S. Lovejoy, 2015. Macroweather precipitation variability up to global and centennial scales.Water Resources Research 51, 9490-9513.

de Lima, R.L.P.,J.R.C.B. Abrantes, J.L.M.P. de Lima, M.I.P. de Lima, 2015.Using thermal tracers to estimate flow velocities of shallow flows: laboratory and field experiments.Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics63, 255-262.

Dias M.P., M. Alho,J.P. Granadeiro,P. Catry, 2015. Wanderer of the deepest seas: migratory behaviour and distribution of the highly pelagic Bulwer’s petrel. Journal of Ornithology 156, 955-962.

Dias F.C., J. Gomes-Pereira, I. Tojeira, M. Souto, A. Afonso, A. Calado, P. Madureira, A. Campos, 2015. Area estimation of deep-sea surfaces from oblique still images. PloS ONE 10, e0133290.

Diogo H., J.G. Pereira, R.M. Higgins, A. Canha, D. Reis, 2015. History, effort distribution and landings in an artisanal bottom longline fishery: An empirical study from the North Atlantic Ocean. Marine Policy 51, 75-85.

Dionísio G., S. Cruz, J. Serôdio, R. Calado, R. Rosa, 2015.Ocean acidification promotes cellular burst on photosynthetic (kleptoplastic) sea slugs. Microscopy and Microanalysis 21, 32-33.

Domingos C., V. Ferreira, C. Canhoto, C. Swan, 2015. Warming, and the presence of a dominant shredder, drive variation in decomposer communities in a mountain stream. Aquatic Sciences 77, 129-140.

Domingues R.B., C.C. Guerra, A.B. Barbosa, H.M. Galvão, 2015.Are nutrients and light limiting summer phytoplankton in a temperate coastal lagoon? Aquatic Ecology 49, 127-146.

Duarte B., A. Baeta, M. Rousseau-Gueutin, M. Ainouche, J.C. Marques, I. Caçador, 2015. A tale of two Spartinas: Climatic, photobiological and isotopic insights on the fitness of non-indigenous versus native species. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 167, 178-190.

Duarte B., J.W. Goessling, J.C. Marques, I. Caçador, 2015. Ecophysiological constrains of Aster tripolium under extreme thermal events impacts: merging biophysical, biochemical and genetic insights. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 97, 217-228.

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