Sofia Esteves da Silva

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Research group: 
Open ocean and deep sea
Research lines: 
Biogeography, biodiversity and evolution
Ecology, behaviour and conservation
Environmental assessment and ecological risk
Global environmental change
Ecological processes
Marine biotechnology
Featured publications

Silva, C.S.E., Lemos, M.F.L, Faria, A.M., Lopes, A.F., Mendes, S., Gonçalves, E.J., Novais, S.C. Sand smelt ability to cope and recover from ocean’s elevated CO2 levels. Science of the Total Environment,

Silva, C.S.E., Novais, S.C., Simões, T., Caramalho, M., Gravato, C., Rodrigues, M.J., Maranhão, P., Lemos, M.F.L. (2017). Using biomarkers to address the impacts of polluted sites on limpets (Patella depressa) and their mechanisms to cope with stress. Ecological Indicators, doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.09.046 | Retrieved from

Tonn, N., Novais, S.C., Silva, C.S.E., Morais, H.A., Correia, J.P.S., Lemos, M.F.L. (2016). Stress responses of the sea cucumber Holothuria forskali during aquaculture acclimation and transportation. Marine Biology Research, 12, 948-957. doi: 10.1080/17451000.2016.1218030 | Retrieved from

Silva, C.S.E., Novais, S.C., Lemos, M.F.L., Mendes, S., Oliveira, A.P., Gonçalves, E.J., Faria, A.M. (2016). Effects of ocean acidification on the swimming ability, development and biochemical responses of sand smelt larvae. Science of the Total Environment, 563-564, 89-98. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.04.091 | Retrieved from