Previous Research - Biology and Conservation of Aquatic Organisms

 

2010-2012 - Natural "soundscapes" in a changing world. Preserve the past and building the memories of the future. FCT project: HC/0009/2009.  Principal Investigator Dr Paulo Marques.

 

2009/2012 - MarinERA Marine phylogeographic structuring during climate change: the signature of leading and rear edge of range shifting populations. European Comission project.  Principal Investigator Professor Vítor Almada

 

 

2008/2011 - "Atlantic ocean-wide changes in sea surface temperature and trends on Cory´s shearwater Calonectris diomedea foraging success, migration and population dynamics". Calonectris Funded by the Science and Technology Foundation (PTDC/MAR/71927/2006). Principal Investigator Dr Paulo Catry.

 

2008/2011 - "Sound production in sand gobies of the genus Pomatoschistus: inter- and intraspecific communication". Funded by the Science and Technology Foundation (PTDC/MAR/68868/2006). Principal Investigator Dr Maria Clara Amorim.

 

2007/2011 - "BIOMARES - Restoration and management of biodiversity in the marine park site Arrábida-Espichel". Funded by Research Project financed by the European Commission through the LIFE Nature Program and co-financed by SECIL (LIFE06 NAT/P/000192 - PTCON0010) and coordinated by Dr. Emanuel Gonçalves.

 

2007/2010 - "The Role of Algal Tufts on Fish Ecology and Recruitment - Influence of an Alien Species". Funded by the Science and Technology Foundation (PDCT/MAR/57934/2004). Principal Investigator Dr Emanuel Gonçalves.

 

2006/2009 - "Life-history strategy and constraints in relation to age, sex and body size in a long-lived seabird". Funded by the Science and Technology Foundation (PDCT/MAR/58778/2004). Principal Investigator Dr Paulo Catry.

 

2006/2009 - "Acoustic communication in the Lusitanian toadfish, Halobatrachus didactylus". Funded by the Science and Technology Foundation (PDCT/MAR/58071/2004). Principal Investigator Dr Maria Clara Amorim.

 

2005/2006 – Ecology and behaviour of the aquatic animals in the Sado estuary and Arrábida coast (Ecologia e comportamento dos animais aquáticos do estuário do Sado e costa da Arrábida). Funded by the Science and Technology Foundation (FCT-CONC-REEQ/1122/2001) and coordinated by Dr. Emanuel Gonçalves.

 

2004/2006 – Intertidal rocky shore fish communities during high-tide: patterns of fish behaviour and use of space (Comunidades de Peixes das plataformas rochosas intertidais durante a preia-mar: padrões de comportamento e de utilização do espaço). Funded by the Science and Technology Foundation (FCT-POCTI/BSE/46825/2002) and coordinated by Dr. Vítor Almada.

 

2004/2005– "Evolução dos comportamentos alimentares e agonísticos nos peixes ciprinídeos do género Chondrostoma". Funded by Centro de Investigação e Intervenção do ISPA. Principal Investigator: Dra. Joana Robalo (UIE/ISPA).

 

2003/2005 - Bioacoustical study of broadband signals: development of recording and analysis methods”Project funded by FCT (Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation). Principal Investigator M. E. dos Santos

 

2001/2003 - “Biogeografia, Fluxos génicos e Biodiversidade das Comunidades de Peixes das Costas Rochosas de Portugal” (PNAT/1999/BIA/15017). A collaboration with INETI. Principal investigator: Dr. Vitor Almada. 

 

1997/1999 - "Efeitos Climáticos na Ecologia dos Peixes Litorais: Uma Abordagem Translatitudinal e Fenológica (CLIPE)". Funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (PBICT/C/MAR/22285/95, PRAXIS XXI - Programa Estudos das Mudanças Globais, área de impactes climáticos e ambientais). A collaboration with Universidade dos Açores, Laboratório Marítimo da Guia, Universidade do Algarve and CITMA (Madeira). Principal investigator at ISPA: Dr. Vitor Almada.

 

1996/1999 - "Programa de Acção para a Inventariação e Ecologia da Ictiofauna do Substrato Rochoso da Costa da Arrábida-Espichel". Funded by Instituto de Conservação da Natureza. Principal investigator: Dr. Vitor Almada.

 

1996/1998 - "Ecologia Comportamental e Fenologia do Blenídeo Salaria pavo (Pisces: Blenniidae) na Ria Formosa" (PBIC/C/MAR/2228/95). Principal investigator: Dr. Vitor Almada.

 

1996/1998 - "Programa de Acção para o Levantamento Sócio-Económico das Actividades Dependentes do Meio Marinho da Costa da Arrábida". Funded by Instituto de Conservação da Natureza. Principal investigator: Dr. Vitor Almada.

 

1993/1995 - "Biologia da Reprodução de Peixes do Litoral Rochoso da Costa Portuguesa" (PBIC/C/MAR/1313/92). Collaboration with Universidade dos Açores and Laboratório Marítimo da Guia. Principal investigator: Dr. Vitor Almada.

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