Catarina Vinagre

Catarina Maria Batista Vinagre's picture
Research group: 
Estuaries and Coastal zones
Research lines: 
Global environmental change
Ecological processes
Featured publications

Madeira C., Mendonça V., Flores A.A.V., Diniz M.S., Vinagre C. (2018). Environmental health assessment of warming coastal ecosystems in the tropics - application of integrative physiological indices. Ecological Indicators, 643, 28–39.

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 open ecosystems. PlosOne, 13(7), e0200066. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200066 | Retrieved from

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.

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 Indicators, 85, 1204–1209.

Vinagre, C., Costa, M.J., Dunne, J.A. (2017). Effect of spatial scale on the network properties of estuarine food webs. Ecological Complexity, 29, 87–92. doi: https://org/10.1016/j.ecocom.2017.01.004 | Retrieved from

Featured projects

LifeLines. Vulnerability of fisheries and coastal ecosystems to droughts: today & tomorrow.

CoralSol. Response of the invasive coral, Tubastraea coccinea, to climate change and extreme thermal events - potential effects on competition with the native coral Mussismilia hispida. FCUL; USP; CNPq. (Coordenador MARE: Catarina Maria Batista Vinagre).