Catarina Vinagre

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MARE - ULisboa
Research group: 
Coastal Systems and Ocean
Research lines: 
Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning
Environmental Risk

Activity summary

I study the effects of environmental change on marine organisms, populations and food webs, from the sub-cellular to the whole-animal level, and complex trophic networks.


Vinagre C., Mendonça V., Cereja R., Abreu-Afonso F., Dias M., Mizrahi D., Flores A.A.V. 2018. Ecological traps in shallow coastal waters - potential effect of heat-waves in tropical and temperate organisms. PlosOne 13(2): e0192700. Mendonça, V., Carolina Madeira, Marta Dias, Fanny Vermandele, Philippe Archambault, Awantha Dissanayake, João Canning-Clode, Augusto A. V. Flores, Ana Silva, Vinagre, C. 2018. What's in a tide pool? Just as much food web network complexity as in large ope Madeira C., Mendonça V., Flores A.A.V., Diniz M.S., Vinagre C., Environmental health assessment of warming coastal ecosystems in the tropics - application of integrative physiological indices. Science of the Total Environment 643, 28–39 Vinagre, C., Silva, R., Mendonça, V., Flores, A.A.V., Baeta, A., Marques, J.C. 2018. Food web organization following the invasion of habitat-modifying Tubastraea spp. corals appears to favour the invasive borer bivalve Leiosolenus aristatus. Ecological In Mendonça, V., Vinagre, C. 2018. Short food chains, high connectance and high cannibalism in food web networks of small intermittent estuaries. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 587: 17–30. Madeira C., Mendonça V., Flores A.A.V., Diniz M.S., Vinagre C., 2018. High thermal tolerance does not protect from chronic warming – a multiple end-point approach with a tropical gastropod, Stramonita haemastoma. Ecological Indicators 91: 626–635. Dias M., Cereja, R., Ferreira, A., Gouveia, R., Vinagre C. 2018. Mortality, growth and regeneration following fragmentation of reef-forming corals under thermal stress. Journal of Sea Research 141, 71-82 Vinagre, C., Mendonça, V., Flores, A.V.V., Baeta, A., Marques, J.C. 2018. Complex food webs of tropical intertidal rocky shores (SE Brazil) - an isotopic perspective. Ecological Indicators 95, 485-491.