Sara M. Francisco

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Research group: 
Estuaries and Coastal zones
Research lines: 
Biogeography, biodiversity and evolution
Featured publications

Stefanni, S; Castilho, R; Sala-Bozano, M.; Robalo, JI;; Francisco, SM; Santos, RS; Marques, N; Brito, A; Almada, VC; Mariani, S. (2015). Establishment of a coastal fish in the Azores: recent colonization or sudden expansion of a relict population?. Heredity, 115, 527-537. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2015.55 | Retrieved from

S. M. Francisco, J. I. Robalo. (2015). Genetic structure and effective population size through time: a tale on two coastal marine species with contrasting life-history patterns. Journal of Phylogenetics and Evolutionary Biology, 3, 155. doi: 10.4172/2329-9002.1000155 | Retrieved from

F. Almada, L. Casas, S. M. Francisco, D. Villegas‑Ríos, F. Saborido‑Rey, X. Irigoien, J. I. Robalo. (2016). On the absence of genetic differentiation between morphotypes of the ballan wrasse Labrus bergylta (Labridae). Marine Biology, 163, 86. doi: 10.1007/s00227-016-2860-8 | Retrieved from

Featured projects

2015/2016. POPSIZE. POPSIZE - Estimating effective population size in populations of marine fish: an approach using interannual fluctuations of the genetic composition. Institute of Marine Research (Norway),. ICES- International Council for the Exploration of the Sea.