Teresa Mouga

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MARE - IPLeiria
Research group: 
Coastal Systems and Ocean
Research lines: 
Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning
Aquaculture and Fisheries
Biotechnology and Resources Valorisation

Activity summary

Taxonomic identification and ecology of marine seaweeds: monitoring of seaweeds on the portuguese coast, mainly central west. Cultivation of seaweeds: optimization of seaweed cultivation and scale-up. Seaweeds bioactive compounds: identification of metabolites, antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of seaweeds.


Projeto AMALIA - Algae-to-MArket Lab IdeAs - Adding value to marine invasive seaweeds of the Iberian northwest - EASME/EMFF/2016/ LIFE Berlengas - Conserving threatened habitats and species in Berlengas SPA through sustainable management, LIFE13 NAT/PT/000458. LIMO DO CAIS - Exploração sustentada dos recursos endógenos S. Martinho do Porto, MAR-04.03.01-FEAMP-0101. Freitas, M.V., Simões, M., Valdez, C., Afonso, A., Trindade, B.G., Correia, A.P., Baptista, T., Mouga, T., 2021, Identification of Gracilariaceae (Rhodophyta) of central Portugal by histological and genetic methods, Botanica Marina 1. Freitas, M.V., Inácio, L.G., Ruas, A., Silva, I.A., Mouga, T., Pereira, L., Afonso, C., 2023, Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Properties of Selected Red Seaweeds from Central Portugal. Appl. Sci., 13, 157 Freitas, M.V., Mouga, T., Correia, A.P., Afonso, C., Baptista, T., 2021, New Insights on the Sporulation, Germination, and Nutritional Profile of Gracilaria gracilis (Rhodophyta) Grown under Controlled Conditions. J. Mar. Sci. Eng. 9(6), 562 2. Freitas, M.V., Inácio, L.G., Martins, M., Afonso, C., Pereira, L., Mouga, T., 2022, Primary Composition and Pigments of 11 Red Seaweed Species from the Center of Portugal. J. Mar. Sci. Eng., 10, 1168. Blanco, A., Larrinaga, A.R., Neto, J.M., Troncoso, J.S., Méndez, G., Domínguez-Lapido, P., Ovejero, A., Pereira, L., Mouga, T.M., Gaspar, R., Martínez, B., Lemos, M.F.L., Olabarria, C., 2021, Spotting intruders: species distribution models for managing