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Amorim MCP, RO Vasconcelos & PJ Fonseca (in print) – Fish sounds and mate choice. In: Sound communication in fishes. Ladich F (ed). Springer-Verlag, Wien.

 

Carreira, B. M.,  Dias, M. P . & Rebelo, R. in press. How consumption and fragmentation of macrophytes by the invasive crayfish Procambarus clarkii shape the macrophyte communities of temporary ponds. Hydrobiologia. Doi: 10.1007/s10750-013-1651-1

 

Cunha AH, Erzini K, Serrão E,  Gonçalves EJ , Henriques M, Henriques V, Guerra M, Duarte C, Marbá N, Fonseca M. in press. Biomares a LIFE project to restore and manage the biodiversity of Prof. Luiz Saldanha Marine Park. The Journal of Coastal Conservation.

 

Dias, M. P. , Lecoq, M., Moniz, F. & Rabaça, J. E. in press. Can Human-made Saltpans Represent an Alternative Habitat for Shorebirds? Implications for a Predictable Loss of Estuarine Sediment Flats. Environmental Management. DOI 10.1007/s00267-013-0195-5

  

Horta e Costa, B. , Assis, J., Franco, G., Caselle, J. E., Erzini, K., Henriques, M. & Gonçalves, E. J.  in press.  Tropicalization of fish assemblages at temperate biogeographic transition zones. Marine Ecology Progress Series.

 

Pereira AM Almada VC In press . Phylogeography of  Lampetra fluviatilis  - Contrasts in the patterns found in two migratory lampreys in Western Europe. Frontiers of Biogeography 

 

Silva, L.; Moyano, M.; Björn,I.; Faria, A.M.; Garrido, S.; Peck, M.A. (2015). Ontogeny of swimming capacity in plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) larvae. Marine Biology. Doi: 10.1007/s00227-015-2621-0

  

Sousa-Santos C, Robalo J, Pereira A, I Doadrio. in press. Threatened fishes of the world: Cobitis vettonica. Croatian Journal of Fisheries

 

Sousa-Santos C, Robalo J, Pereira A, I Doadrio. in press. Threatened fishes of the world: Achondrostoma salmantinum. Croatian Journal of Fisheries

 

Rubal M; Veiga P; Fontoura P ; Sousa-Pinto I. A new intertidal arthrotardigrade, Prostygarctus aculeatus gen. nov., sp. nov. (Tardigrada: Heterotardigrada) from the North of Portugal (Atlantic Ocean), Journal of Limnology.

 

  :: 2014                                                       

 

Frederico Almada, David Abecasis, David Villegas-Ríos, Sofia Henriques, Miguel P. Pais, Marisa Batista, Bárbara Horta e Costa, Joana Martins, Inês Tojeira, Nuno Vasco Rodrigues, Ricardo Araújo, Miguel Souto, Hany Alonso, Jesús M. Falcón, Filipe Henriques, Paulo Catry, Henrique Cabral, Manuel Biscoito & Vitor C. Almada (2014): Ichthyofauna of the Selvagens Islands. Do small coastal areas show high species richness in the northeastern Atlantic?, Marine Biology Research, DOI: 10.1080/17451000.2014.889306 pdf

 

Carriço, R., M.C.P. Amorim, P.J. Fonseca (2014). Reproductive success in the Lusitanian toadfish Halobatrachus didactylus: Influence of male and nest sizes. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 456:65-69.

 

Faria, A. M.; Borges, R.; Gonçalves, E. J. (2014). Critical swimming speeds of wild-caught sand-smelt Atherina presbyter larvae. Journal of Fish Biology, 85: 953–959.

 

 

Francisco, SM; Almada, VC; Faria, C; Velasco, EM; Robalo, JI (2014) Phylogeographic pattern and glacial refugia of a rocky shore species with limited dispersal capability: the case of Montagu’s blenny (Coryphoblennius galerita, Blenniidae). Marine Biology DOI 10.1007/ s00227-014-2523-6. pdf

 

Francisco, SM; Robalo, JI; Stefanni, S; Levy, A; Almada, VC (2014) Gaidropsarus (Gadidae, Teleostei) of the North Atlantic: a phylogenetic approach. Journal of Fish Biology. 85: 473-87. doi:10.1111/jfb.12437 pdf

 

Francisco, SM; Robalo, JI; Levy, A; Almada, VC (2014) In search of phylogeographic patterns in the northeastern Atlantic and adjacent seas. In: Evolutionary biology, Genome, Speciation, Coevolution and Origin of life. Pontarotti, P (Ed). Springer. Chapter 15: 323-338. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-07623-2_15

 

Geiger, M; Herder, F; Monaghan, M; Almada, V; Barbieri, R; Bariche, M; Berrebi, P; Bohlen, J; Casal-Lopez, M; Delmastro, G; Denys, G; Dettai, A; Doadrio, I; Kalogianni, E; Kärst, H; Kottelat, M; Kovacic, M; Laporte, M; Lorenzoni, M; Marcic, Z; Özulug, M; Perdices, A; Perea, S; Persat, H; Porcellotti, S; Puzzi, C; Robalo, J; Sanda, R; Schneider, M; Slechtova, V; Stumboudi, M; Walter, S; Freyhof, J. 2014. Spatial Heterogeneity in the Mediterranean Biodiversity Hotspot Affects Barcoding Accuracy of its Freshwater Fishes. Molecular Ecology Resources, doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12257

 

Granadeiro JP, Brickle P, Catry P 2014. Do individual seabirds specialize on fisheries’ waste? The case of black-browed albatrosses foraging over the Patagonian shelf. Animal Conservation 17: 19-26.

 

Hemmer-Hansen, J; Carvalho, G; Bonanomi, S; Castilho, R; Dahle, G; Eero, M; Francisco, S; Helyar, S; Horne, J; Johansen, T; Junge, C; Robalo, R; Rodríguez-Ezpeleta, N; Silva, G; Trautner, J; Volckaert, F; Worsøe Clausen, L; Zelenina, D; Martinsohn, J (2014) Review and consider methods for integrating genomic methods with marine fisheries management (3 - Term of Reference b). In: ICES WGAGFM Report 19-44. pdf

 

Mestre, F., Bragança, M. P., Nunes, A. & dos Santos, M. E. (2014) Satellite tracking of sea turtles released after prolonged captivity periods. Marine Biology Research, 10 (10): 996-1006. DOI: 10.1080/17451000.2013.872801

 

Pereira, R., S. Rismondo, M. Caiano, S.S. Pedroso, P.J. Fonseca & M.C.P. Amorim (2014). The role of agonistic sounds in male nest defence in the painted goby Pomatoschistus pictus. Ethology. 120: 53-63. doi: 10.1111/eth.12180

 

Pérez C, Granadeiro JP, Dias MP, Alonso H & Catry P 2014. When males are more inclined to stay at home: insights into the partial migration of a pelagic seabird provided by geolocators and isotopes. Behavioural Ecology Advanced Access published December 2013

 

Robalo, JI ; Lima, CS; Francisco, SM ; Almada, F ; Bañon, R; Villegas-Ríos, D; Almada, VC. 2014. Phylogeography of the fivebeard rockling ( Ciliata mustela , Linnaeus, 1758): a possible candidate fish to monitor climate change impact on genetic population structure. Journal of Phylogenetics and Evolutionary Biology.2: 123. doi: 10.4172/2329-9002.1000123

 

Silva, L; Faria, A.M.; Teodósio, M.A.; Garrido, S. (2014). Ontogeny of swimming behaviour in sardine Sardina pilchardus larvae and effect of larval nutritional condition on critical speed. Marine Ecology Progress Series 504:287-300.

 

Sousa-Santos, C; Robalo, JI; Francisco, SM; Carrapato, C; Cardoso, AC; Doadrio, I (2014) Metapopulations in temporary streams - the role of drought-flood cycles in promoting high genetic diversity in a critically endangered freshwater fish and its consequences for the future. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.08.007 pdf

 

Sousa-Santos, C.; Gil, F.; Almada, V. 2014. Ex-situ reproduction of Portuguese endangered cyprinids in the context of their conservation. Ichthyological Research. 61 (2) 193–198 DOI 10.1007/s10228-013-0383-6 pdf

 

Sousa-Santos, C.; Gante, H; Robalo, J; Cunha, PP; Martins, A; Arruda, M; Alves, MJ & Almada, VC2014. Evolutionary history and population genetics of a cyprinid fish (Iberochondrostoma olisiponensis) endangered by introgression from a more abundant relative. Conservation Genetics, 15:665–677. DOI 10.1007/s10592-014-0568-1.  pdf

 

Sousa-Santos C, Robalo J, Almada V 2014. Spawning behavior of a threatened Iberian cyprinid and its implications for conservation. Acta Ethologica DOI 10.1007/s10211-014-0185-5 pdf

 

Sousa-Santos C, Robalo J, Pereira A, I Doadrio. 2014. Threatened fishes of the world: Squalius malacitanus. Croatian Journal of Fisheries 72:209-212.

 

Sousa-Santos C, Robalo J, Pereira A, I Doadrio. 2014. Threatened fishes of the world: Squalius castellanus. Croatian Journal of Fisheries 72:206-208.

 

Sousa-Santos C, Robalo J, Pereira A, I Doadrio. 2014. Threatened fishes of the world: Cottus hispaniolensis. Croatian Journal of Fisheries 72:202-205.

 

Sousa-Santos C, Robalo J, Pereira A, I Doadrio. 2014. Threatened fishes of the world: Cottus aturi. Croatian Journal of Fisheries 72:198-201.

 

  :: 2013                                                       

 

Almada VC, Toledo JF, Brito A, Levy A, Floeter SR, Robalo JI, Martins J & Almada F. 2013. Complex origins of the Lusitania biogeographic province and northeastern Atlantic fishes. Frontiers of Biogeography, 5(1): 20-28. pdf

 

Amorim, M.C.P. , S.S. Pedroso, M. Bolgan, J. M. Jordão, M. Caiano & P.J. Fonseca (2013). Painted gobies sing their quality out loud: acoustic rather than visual signals advertise male quality and contribute to mating success. Functional Ecology. 27: 289-298. doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12032   pdf

 

Amorim, M.C.P. , A. Nunes da Ponte; M. Caiano, S. S. Pedroso, R. Pereira & P. J. Fonseca (2013). Mate preference in the painted goby: the influence of visual and acoustic courtship. J. Exp. Biol. 216: 3996-4004.

 

Amorim MCP; Pedroso SS ; Bolgan M; Jordão JM; Caiano M; Fonseca PJ. 2013 Painted gobies sing their quality out loud: acoustic rather than visual signals advertise male quality and contribute to mating success. Functional Ecology, on line first.  pdf

 

Bolgan, M.,  S.S. Pedroso , M. Picciulin, P.J. Fonseca &  M.C.P. Amorim . 2013.  Differential investment in acoustic communication during social interactions in two closely related sand goby species. Behaviour 150: 133-152. DOI:10.1163/1568539X-00003041.  pdf  

 

Brito, A. C., Ismaїl Benyoucef, I., Jesus, B., Brotas, V., Gernez, P., Mendes, C. R., Launeau, P.,  Dias, M. P.  & Barillé, L. (2013). Seasonality of microphytobenthos revealed by remote-sensing in a South European estuary. Continental Shelf Research. 66: 83–91. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2013.07.004

 

Cardoso S, Gonçalves D,  Robalo JI Almada VC , Canário AV &  Oliveira RF . 2013. Efficient isolation of polymorphic microsatellites from high-throughput sequence data based on number of repeats. Marine Genomics, 11, 11-16.

 

Catry P, Lemos R, Brickle P, Phillips RA, Matias R, Granadeiro JP 2013. Predicting the distribution of a threatened albatross: the importance of competition, fisheries and annual variability. Progress in Oceanography 110: 1-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2013.01.005 pdf

 

Catry P, Poisbleau M, Lecoq M, Phillips RA 2013. Differences in the timing and extent of annual moult of black-browed albatrosses Thalassarche melanophrisliving in contrasting environments. Polar Biology 36: 837-842. DOI 10.1007/s00300-013-1309-5 pdf

 

Catry, P., Dias, M.P., Phillips, R. & Granadeiro, J.P. 2013. Carry-over effects from breeding modulate the annual cycle of a long-distance migrant. An experimental demonstration. Ecology 94: 1230–1235. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/12-2177.1

 

Dias MP, Granadeiro JP, Catry P 2013. Individual variability in the migratory path and stopovers of a long-distance pelagic migrant. Animal Behaviour 86: 359-364.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2013.05.026

 

Fontoura, P. , Lisi, O., Pilato, G., 2013. A new tardigrade  Doryphoribius maasaimarensis  sp. nov. (Eutardigrada: Hypsibiidae) from Kenya. Zootaxa. 3630 (2), 359-368.  ( http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3630.2.10 ).

 

Horta e Costa, B. , Gonçalves, L. & Gonçalves, E. J. 2013. Vessels’ site fidelity and spatio-temporal distribution of artisanal fisheries before the implementation of a temperate multiple-use marine protected area. Fisheries Research, 148: 27-37.

 

Horta e Costa, B. , Erzini, K., Caselle, J.E.,  Folhas, H., Gonçalves, E.J.  2013. The reserve effect within a temperate marine protected area in the north-eastern Atlantic (the Arrábida Marine Park, Portugal). Marine Ecology Progress Series, 481: 11-24.  DOI: 10.3354/meps10204. URL: http://www.int-res.com/prepress/m10204.html

 

Horta e Costa, B. , Batista, M. I., Gonçalves, L., Erzini, K., Caselle, J. E., Cabral, H. N. & Gonçalves, E. J. 2013. Fishers’ Behaviour in Response to the Implementation of a Marine Protected Area. PLoS One, 8: e65057

 

Horta e Costa B; Gonçalves EJ . 2013 First occurrence of the Monrovia doctorfish  Acanthurus monroviae  [Perciformes: Acanthuridae] in European Atlantic waters. Marine Biodiversity Records 6: e20 abstract

 

Knutsen H, Jorde PE, Blanco Gonzalez E,  Robalo R , Albretsen J &  Almada V.  2013. Climate change and genetic structure of leading edge and rear end populations in a northwards shifting marine fish species, the corkwing wrasse ( Symphodus melops ). PLoS ONE 8(6): e67492.doi:10.1371 / journal.pone.0067492.

 

Levy A, von der Heyden S, Floeter SR, Bernardi G, Almada VC2013 Phylogeny of  Parablennius  Miranda Ribeiro, 1915 reveals a  paraphyletic genus and recent Indo-Pacific diversification from an Atlantic ancestor. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution  67: 1–8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2012.12.010. pdf

 

Lourenço PM, Catry P, Lecoq M, Ramírez I, Granadeiro JP 2013. The roles of disturbance, geology and other environmental factors in determining abundance and diversity in coastal avian communities during winter. Marine Ecology Progress Series 479: 223-234. abstract

 

Jorge PE , Almada F, Gonçalves A, Coelho P, Almada V 2012. Homing in rocky intertidal fish. Are  Lipophrys pholis  L., able to perform true navigation? Animal Cognition, 15, 1173-1181

 

Marques PAM Jorge PE  2013. Winter latitudinal population age-structure of a migratory seagull  (Larus fuscus) differs between its two major migratory flyways. International Journal of Ecology 2013: Article ID 737616, 7 pages

 

Pedroso, S.S. I. Barber, O. Svensson, P.J. Fonseca, M.C.P. Amorim (2013). Courtship sounds advertise species identity and male quality in sympatric  Pomatoschistus  spp. Gobies. PloS One 8: e64620.

 

Pereira, A.M., Almada, V.C., 2013. Contrasts in the phylogeography of two migratory lampreys in western Europe. Frontiers of Biogeography 5(1): 39 - 47. link

 

Pereira, R., S. Rismondo, M. Caiano, S.S. Pedroso, P.J. Fonseca & M.C.P. Amorim (2013). The role of agonistic sounds in male nest defence in the painted goby  Pomatoschistus pictus . Ethology. 119: 1-11. doi: 10.1111/eth.12180

 

Ramos R, Granadeiro JP, Rodríguez B, Navarro J, Paiva V, Bécares J, Reyes-González JM, Fagundes I, Ruiz A, Arcos P, González-Solís J, Catry P 2013. Meta-population feeding grounds of Cory’s shearwaters in the subtropical Atlantic Ocean: implications for the definition of Marine Protected Areas based on tracking studies. Diversity and Distributions 19: 1284-1288.

 

Robalo, J.I., Crespo A.M. , Castilho R.,  Francisco S. M., Amorim, M.C.P., V.C. Almada  (2013). Are local extinctions and recolonizations continuing at the colder limits of marine fish distributions?  Halobatrachus didactylus  (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) a possible candidate. Marine Biology 160: 2461-2467. DOI 10.1007/s00227-013-2241-5 pdf

 

Robalo JI , Sousa-Santos C , Coelho MM & Almada VC . 2013. Threatened fishes of the world:  Iberochondrostoma almacai  Coelho, Mesquita e Collares-Pereira, 2005 (Cyprinidae). Croatian Journal of Fisheries, 71, 147-148.

 

Rubal, M., Veiga, P.,  Fontoura, P. , Sousa-Pinto, I., 2013. A new intertidal arthrotardigrade,  Prostygarctus aculeatus  gen. nov., sp. nov. (Tardigrada: Heterotardigrada) from the North of Portugal (Atlantic Ocean). J. Limnol. 72(s1), 8-14. (DOI: 10.4081/j.limnol.2013.s1.e2)

 

Vicente F;  Fontoura P ; Cesari M; Rebecchi L.; Guidetti R; Serrano A; Bertolani R. 2013. Integrative taxonomy allows the identification of synonymous species and the erection of a new genus of Tardigrada Echiniscidae (Tardigrada, Heterotardigrada). Zootaxa 3613: 557-572.   pdf

 

Xavier JC, Baarbosa A, Agusti S, Alonso-Sáez L, Alvito P, Ameneiro J, Ávila C, Baeta A, Canário J, Carmona R, Catry P and 40 other coauthors 2013. Polar marine biology science in Portugal and Spain: recent advances and future perspectives.Journal of Sea Research 83: 9-29 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2013.05.013

 

 

  :: 2012                                                       

 

Almada VC, Almada F, Francisco SM , Castilho R, Robalo JI.  2012. Unexpected high genetic diversity at the extreme Northern geographic limit of Taurulus bubalis (Euphrasen, 1786). PLoS One 7(8): e44404. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0044404 pdf

 

Almada VC, Francisco SM, Rosa I, Domingues V, Cabral H, Almada F, Henriques M, Robalo JI 2012. A rapid and inexpensive molecular technique to discriminate the north-eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean Atherina species and its potential applications in ecology and larval identification. Biologia 67(5): 988-991. DOI: 10.2478/s11756-012-0087-9  pdf

 

Alonso H , Granadeiro JP, Paiva VH, Dias AS, Ramos JA, Catry P . 2012. Parent–offspring dietary segregation of Cory’s shearwaters breeding in contrasting environments. Marine Biology 159: 1197-1207 DOI 10.1007/s00227-012-1900-2 pdf

 

Amorim MCP ; Simões JM; Mendonça N; Bandarra N; Almada VC ; Fonseca PJ. 2012. Lusitanian toadfish song reflects male quality. Bioacoustics 1: 65-66. [ abstract

 

Augusto J; Rachinas-Lopes P ; dos Santos ME . 2012. Social structure of the declining resident community of common bottlenose dolphins in the Sado estuary, Portugal. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 92: 1773-1782. doi:10.1017/S0025315411000889. pdf

 

Augusto, J., Rachinas-Lopes, P . & dos Santos, M. E . (2012). Golfinhos-Roazes do Sado: Passado, Presente e Cenários para o Futuro. In Brito, C. & Carvalho, I. (Eds.) Cetáceos de Portugal: Passado, Presente e Futuro, pp. 89-101. Lisboa: Edições Escola de Mar. pdf

 

Bolgan M; Pedroso SS ; Vasconcelos RO; Jordão JM; Amorim MCP ; Fonseca PJ. 2012. Hearing sensitivity of the painted goby, Pomatoschistus pictus . The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life. Hawkins, A. (Ed.) Springer. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 730: pp: 109-111. pdf

 

Chícharo MA; Amaral A; Faria A ; Morais P; Mendes C; Piló D; Ben-Hamadou R; Chícharo L. 2012. Are tidal lagoons ecologically relevant to larval recruitment of small pelagic fish? An approach using nutritional condition and growth rate. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 112: 265-279.   pdf

 

Dias MP , Granadeiro JP, Catry P (2012) Do Seabirds Differ from Other Migrants in Their Travel Arrangements? On Route Strategies of Cory’s Shearwater during Its Trans-Equatorial Journey. PLoS ONE 7(11): e49376. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0049376 pdf

 

Dias MP , Granadeiro JP, Catry P (2012) Working the day or the night shift? Foraging schedules of Cory’s shearwaters vary according to marine habitat. Marine Ecology Progress Series 467: 245–252. doi: 10.3354/meps09966. pdf  

 

Fagundes I;  Pérez C ; Moniz F. 2012. Cape Verde Shearwater in Selvagens in April 2012. Dutch Birding, 34: 310-311.  pdf

 

Fenberg PB, Caselle J, Claudet J, Clemence M, Gaines S, García-Charton JA,  Gonçalves EJ,  Grorud-Colvert K, Guidetti P, Jenkins S, Jones PJS, Lester S, McAllen R, Moland E, Planes S, Sørensen TK. 2012. The science of European marine reserves: status, efficacy, and future needs. Marine Policy, 36: 1012-1021. DOI:10.1016/j.marpol.2012.02.021 pdf

 

Geeta R, Dávalos LM,  Levy A , Bohs L, Lavin M, Mummenhoff K, Sinha N, Wojciechowski MF. 2012. Keeping it simple: Fowering plants tend to retain, and revert to, simple leaves. New Phylogist 193: 481-493. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03951.  pdf

 

Gonçalves AR , Sousa LC,  Almada VC . 2012. Dominance and growth of  Diplodus sargus  (Pisces: Sparidae) in small captive groups. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 137(1): 96-100. DOI: 10.1016/j.applanim.2012.01.006  pdf

 

Jordão JJ, Fonseca PJ, Amorim MCP . 2012 Chorusing behaviour in the Lusitanian toadfish: should I match my neighbours’ calling rate? Ethology 118: 885-895. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2012.02078.x pdf

 

Jordão J; Simões JM; Almada VC , Fonseca PJ; Amorim MCP . 2012. Sonic muscle activity during territorial defense and distress calls in the Lusitanian toadfish (Halobatrachus didactylus). Bioacoustics 1: 71 [ abstract ]

 

Jordão J; Simões JM; Almada VC ; Fonseca PJ; Amorim MCP . 2012. Vocal interactions between Lusitanian toadfish males. Bioacoustics 1: 71 [ abstract ]

 

Jorge  PE,  Almada F, Gonçalves AR, Duarte-Coelho P, Almada VC . 2012. Homing in rocky intertidal fish. Are Lipophrys pholis L. able to perform true navigation? Animal Cognition    15: 1173-1181. . DOI 10.1007/s10071-012-0541-7 pdf

 

Jorge PE, Marques PAM . 2012. Decision-making in pigeon flocks: a democratic view of leadership. Journal of Experimental Biology 215: 2414-2417. doi: 10.1242/jeb.070375 pdf

 

Pedroso SS ; Bolgan M; Jordão JM; Fonseca PJ; Amorim MCP . 2012. Acoustic Communication in Pomatoschistus spp.: a comparison between closely related species. The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life. Hawkins, A. (Ed.) Springer. pp:113-115. pdf

 

Pereira AM , Jonsson B, Johansson M, Robalo JI, Almada VC. 2012 Icelandic lampreys (Petromyzon marinus): where do they come from. Ichthyological Research 59(1): 83-85. DOI: 10.1007/s10228-011-0248-9. pdf

 

Pérez-Portela R, Almada V , Turon X. 2012. Cryptic speciation and genetic structure of widely distributed brittle stars (Ophiuroidea) in Europe. Zoologica Scripta, online first. DOI: 10.1111/j.1463-6409.2012.00573.x pdf

 

Ramos A, Fonseca PJ, Modesto T, Almada VC, Amorim MCP . 2012. Alloparental behavior in the highly vocal Lusitanian toadfish.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 434-435: 58-62. pdf

 

Ramos R , Granadeiro JP, Nevoux M, Mougin J-L-, Dias MP , Catry P.  2012. Combined spatio-temporal impacts of climate and longline fisheries on the survival of a trans-equatorial marine migrant. PLoS ONE 7(7): e40822. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040822 pdf

 

Rebelo R, Barbosa C, Granadeiro JP, Indjai B, Novais B, Rosa GM, Catry P. 2012. Can leftovers from predators be reliably used to monitor marine turtle hatchling sex-ratios? The implications of prey selection by ghost crabs. Marine Biology 159: 613–620. DOI 10.1007/s00227-011-1839-8. pdf

 

Robalo JI,  Castilho R,  Francisco SM, Almada F , Knutsen H, Jorde PE, Pereira AM, Almada VC 2012. Northern refugia and recent expansion in the North Sea: the case of the wrasse Symphodus melops (Linnaeus, 1758). Ecology and Evolution 2(1): 153-164. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.77 pdf

 

Salgueiro E, Nunes L, Barros A, Maroco J, Salgueiro AI, dos Santos ME. 2012. Effects of a dolphin interaction program on children with autism spectrum disorders - an exploratory research. BMC Research Notes, 5:199. doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-199 pdf

 

Scott R, Hodgson DJ, Witt MJ, Coyne MS, Adnyana W, Blumenthal JM, Broderick AC, Canbolat AF, Catry P , Ciccione S, Delcroix E, Hitipeuw C, Luschi P, Pet-Soede L, Pendoley K, Richardson PB, Rees AF, Godley BJ. 2012. Global analysis of satellite tracking data shows that adult green turtles are significantly aggregated in Marine Protected Areas. Global Ecology and Biogeography published online DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2011.00757.x pdf

 

Simões JM; Fonseca PJ; Almada VC ; Amorim MCP . 2012. Patterns of shelter usage and social aggregation by the vocal Lusitanian toadfish. Bioacoustics 1: 71 [ abstract ]

 

Tojeira I,  Faria A,  Henriques S, Faria C,  Gonçalves EJ. 2012. Early development and larval behaviour of two clingfishes, Lepadogaster purpurea and Lepadogaster lepadogaster (Pisces: Gobiesocidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes, 93: 449-459. DOI: 10.1007/s10641-011-9935-7 pdf

 

Vasconcelos RO, Carriço R, Ramos A, Modesto T, Fonseca PJ,  Amorim MCP. 2012. Vocal behaviour predicts reproductive success in a teleost fish. Behavioral Ecology 23:375-383. Doi10.1093/beheco/arr199. pdf

 

Vasconcelos RO; Sisneros JÁ; Ladich F; Amorim MCP ; Fonseca PJ. 2012. Sensitivity and representation of conspecific calls in the auditory system of the Lusitanian toadfish. Bioacoustics 1: 58-59. [ abstract ]

 

  :: 2011                                                       

 

Amorim MC , Simões JM, Almada V,  Fonseca P. 2011. Stereotypy and variation of the mating call in the Lusitanian toadfish, Halobatrachus didactylus . Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 65:707-716. 10.1007/s00265-010-1072-3 pdf  

 

Borges R; Faria C; Gil F; Gonçalves EJ . 2011. Early Development of Gobies. In: R.A. Patzner, J.L. Van Tassell, M. Kovacic & B.G. Kapoor (Eds.), pp. 403-462. The Biology of Gobies. Science Publishers, Enfield, NH. 

 

Campos AR, Catry P , Ramos J, Robalo J . 2011. Competition among Europeans Robins Erithacus rubecula in the winter quarters: sex is the best predictor of priority of access to experimental food resources. Ornis Fennica 88, 226-233. pdf

 

Campos AR, Catry P , Rojas M, Bearhop S, Ramos J, Newton J. 2011. Winter habitat influences the number of feather mites of two species living on European robins Erithacus rubecula . Ardeola 58: 103-111. pdf

 

Campos AR; Catry P ; Tenreiro P; Neto JM; Pereira AC; Brito R; Cardoso H; Ramos JA; Bearhop S; Newton J. 2011. How do robins Erithacus rubecula resident in Iberia respond to seasonal flooding by conspecific migrants? Bird Study 58: 435–442. pdf

 

Carvalho I, Brito C, dos Santos ME , Rosenbaum HC. 2011. The waters of São Tomé: a calving ground for West African humpback whales? African Journal of Marine Science, 33(1): 91-97. pdf

 

Catry I, Dias MP , Catry T, Afanasyev V, Fox J, Franco A, Sutherland W. 2011. Individual variation in migratory movements and winter behaviour of Iberian Lesser Kestrels Falco naumanni revealed by geolocators. Ibis. 153: 154-164 pdf

 

Catry P , Almeida A, Lecoq M , Granadeiro JP,  Matias R . 2011. Low breeding success and sharp population decline at the largest known Falkland skua colony. Polar Biology DOI 10.1007/s00300-011-0978-1 pdf

 

Catry P, Dias MP , Phillips RA, Granadeiro JP. 2011. Different means to the same end: long-distance migrant seabirds from two colonies differ in behaviour, despite common wintering grounds. PLoS One 6(10): e26079. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026079 pdf

 

Catry P , Forcada J, Almeida A. 2011. Demographic parameters of black-browed albatrosses Thalassarche melanophris from the Falkland Islands. Polar Biology DOI 10.1007/s00300-011-0984-3. pdf

 

Catry P , Granadeiro JP, Ramos J, Phillips RA, Oliveira P. 2011. Either taking it easy of feeling too tired: old Cory’s shearwaters display reduced activity levels while at sea. Journal of Ornithology 152: 549-555 doi: 10.1007/s10336-010-0616-7 pdf

 

Catry T, Alves JA, Andrade J, Costa H, Dias MP , Fernandes P, Leal A, Lourenço P, Martins R, Moniz F, Pardal S, Rocha A, Santos CD, Encarnação V, Granadeiro JP. 2011. Long-term declines of wader populations at the Tagus estuary, Portugal: a response to global or local factors? Bird Conservation International 21: 438-455. pdf

 

Costa SS, Andrade R, Carneiro LA, Gonçalves EJ , Kotrschal K, Oliveira RF. 2011. Sex differences in the dorso-lateral telencephalon correlate with home range size in blenniid fish. Brain Behavior and Evolution, 77: 55–64. pdf

 

Dias MP , Granadeiro JP, Phillips R, Alonso H Catry P . 2011. Breaking the routine: individual Cory’s shearwaters shift winter destinations between hemispheres and across ocean basins. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 278: 1786-1793. doi:10.1098/rspb.2010.2114  pdf

 

Faria AM , Chícharo MA,  Gonçalves EJ . 2011. Effects of starvation on swimming performance and body condition of pre-settlement Sparus aurata larvae. AB 12:281-289.   pdf

 

Faria AM , Muha T, Morote E, Chícharo MA. 2011. Influence of starvation on the critical swimming behaviour of the Senegalese sole ( Solea senegalensis ) and its relationship with RNA/DNA ratios during ontogeny. Sci. Mar. 75(1): 87-94 pdf

 

Fontoura P , Morais P. 2011. Assessment of traditional and geometric morphometrics for discriminating cryptic species of the Pseudechiniscus suillus complex (Tardigrada, Echiniscidae). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 49: 26-33 (doi:10.1111/j.1439-0469.2010.00594.x). pdf

 

Fontoura P , Pilato G, Lisi O. 2011. Tardigrada from Santo Antão Island (Archipelago of Cape Verde, West Africa) with the description of a new species. Zootaxa 2838: 30-40. ( Abstract )

 

Francisco SM , Faria C, Lengkeek W, Vieira MN, Velasco EM, Almada VC . 2011. Phylogeography of the shanny Lipophrys pholis (Pisces: Belnniidae) in the NE Atlantic records signs of major expansion event older than the last glaciation. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 403: 14-20. pdf

 

Francisco SM , Gongiu L, von der Heyden S, Almada VC . 2011. Multiloculs phylogenetic analysis of the genus Atherina (Pisces: Atherinidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 61: 71-78. pdf

 

Granadeiro JP, Phillips RA, Brickle P, Catry P . 2011. Albatrosses following fishing vessels. How badly hooked are they on an easy meal? PLoS ONE 6(3): e17467 pdf

 

Jorge PE, Sowter D, Marques PAM . 2011. Differential Annual Movement Patterns in a Migratory Species: Effects of Experience and Sexual Maturation. PLoS ONE, 6(7), e22433. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0022433 pdf

 

Levy A , Wirtz P, Floeter SR, Almada VC . 2011. The Lusitania Province as a center of diversification: The phylogeny of the genus Microlipophrys (Pisces: Blenniidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 58: 409–413. pdf

 

Marques PAM , Leonard ML, Horn AG, Contasti A. 2011. How Nestling Tree Swallows ( Tachycineta bicolor ) Integrate their Responses to Hunger and Signalling by Nestmates. Ethology 117: 163-170. DOI:10.1111/j.1439-0310.2010. 01859.x   pdf

 

Meyer S; Caldarone EM; Chícharo MA; Clemmensen C; Faria AM ; Faulk C; Folkvord A; Holt GJ; Høie H; Mahlzahn  A; Moran D; Petereit C; Støttrup J; Peck MA. 2011. On the edge of death: Rates of decline and lower thresholds of biochemical condition in food-deprived fish larvae and juveniles. Journal of Marine Systems 93: 11-24. pdf

 

Perea S, Garzón P, González JL, Almada VC , Pereira A , Doadrio I. 2011. New distribution data on Spanish autochthonous species of freshwater fish. Graellsia 67: 91-102.   pdf

 

Pereira AM, Almada VC,  Doadrio I. 2011. Genetic relationships of brrok lamprey of the genus Lampetra in a Pyrenean stream in Spain. Icthyological Research. pdf  

 

Ramírez F,  Ramos R ,  Carrasco JL, Jover L,  Ruiz X. 2011. Intra-clutch pattern of albumen d12C and d15N in yellow-legged gulls Larus michahellis : female dietary shift or resource allocation strategey? Journal of Avian Biology 42: 239-246. pdf

 

Tomé, R, Dias MP , Chumbinho AC, Bloise C. 2011. Influence of perch height and vegetation structure on the foraging behaviour of Little Owls Athene noctua : how to achieve the same success in two distinct habitats. Ardea 99: 17-26   pdf

 

van der Sluijs I, Gray SM,  Amorim MCP , Barber I, Candolin U, Hendry AP, Krahe R, Maan ME, Utne-Palm AC,  Wagner H-J, Wong BBM. 2011. Communication in troubled waters: Responses of fish communication systems to changing environments. Evolutionary Ecology 25: 623-640. pdf

 

Vasconcelos RO, PFonseca PJ, Amorim MCP,  Ladich F. 2011. Representation of complex vocalizations in the Lusitanian toadfish auditory system: evidence of fine temporal, frequency and amplitude discrimination. Proc. R. Soc. B. 278: 826-834. doi:10.1098/rspb.2010.1376 pdf  

 

Vasconcelos, RO, Sisneros JA,  Amorim MCP , Fonseca JP. 2011. Auditory saccular sensitivity of the vocal Lusitanian toadfish: low frequency tuning allows acoustic communication throughout the year. Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 197:903-913. DOI 10.1007/s00359-011-0651-8  pdf

 

  :: 2010                                                       

 

Almada V , Sousa-Santos C . 2010. Comparisons of the genetic structure of Squalius populations (Pisces, Cyprinidae) from rivers with contrasting histories, drainage areas and climatic conditions. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57(2): 924-931.   pdf

 

Amorim MCP , Simões JM, Fonseca PJ,  Almada VC . 2010. Patterns of shelter usage and social aggregation by the vocal Lusitanian toadfish. Marine Biology 157:495–503. DOI 10.1007/s00227-009-1335-6   pdf

 

Amorim MCP , Simões JM, Mendonça N, Bandarra NM, Almada VC , Fonseca PJ. 2010. Lusitanian toadfish song reflects male quality. Journal of Experimental Biology 213:2297-3004.   pdf  &  ( inside JEB )

 

Catry P , Costa H, Elias G, Matias R . 2010. Aves de Portugal: Ornitologia do território continental. Assírio e Alvim. 944pp.

 

Catry P , Phillips RA, Forster IP, Matias R, Lecoq M , Granadeiro JP, Strange IJ. 2010. Brood-guarding duration in black-browed albatrosses: temporal, geographical and individual variation. Journal of Avian Biology 41: 460-469. pdf

 

dos Santos ME , Couchinho MN, Luís AR,  Gonçalves EJ . 2010. Monitoring underwater explosions in the habitat of resident bottlenose dolphins. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 128(6):3805-3808. pdf

 

Faria A, Gonçalves E . 2010. Ontogeny of swimming behaviour of two temperate clingfishes, Lepadogaster lepadogaster and Lepadogaster purpurea (Gobiesocidae). Marine Ecology Progress Series 414:237-248. pdf

 

Faria C, Gil F, Santos RS,  Almada VC . 2010. A comparison between the ontogeny of two related blenniid species Parablennius gattorugine and Parablennius ruber (Pisces: Blenniidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 90: 1263-1268. doi:10.1017/S002531540999138X pdf

 

Fontoura P , Pilato G, Lisi O, 2010. First records of Tardigrada from S. Tomé (Gulf of Guinea, Western Equatorial Africa) and description of Pseudechiniscus santomensis sp. nov. (Heterotardigrada: Echiniscidae). Zootaxa 2564: 31-42. ( Abstract )

 

Gil F, Sousa-Santos C, Almada V. 2010. A simple and inexpensive technique for the ex-situ reproduction of critically endangered Cyprinids – Achondrostoma occidentale as a case study. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 41(4):661-664. DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-7345.2010.00408.x pdf

 

Gil F, Faria C,  Almada VC . 2010. An Efficient Technique for the Captive Breeding of an Endangered Freshwater Fish Salaria fluviatilis (Pisces: Blenniidae), with a Description of Its Ontogeny. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 41: 49-56. DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-7345.2009.00332.x pdf

 

Godley BJ, Barbosa C, Bruford M, Broderick AC, Catry P , Coyne MS, Formia A, Hays GC, Witt MJ. 2010. Unravelling migratory connectivity in marine turtles using multiple methods. Journal of Applied Ecology 47(4): 769-778. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2010.01817.x pdf

 

Jorge PE, Marques PAM , Phillips JB. 2010. Activational effects of odours on avian navigation. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B, 277: 45-49. 10.1098/rspb.2009.1521 pdf

 

Levy A . 2010. Pattern, process and the evolution of meaning: species and units of selection. Theory in Biosciences. 129: 159-166. DOI: 10.1007/s12064-010-0092-x   pdf

 

Matias R, Catry P . 2010. The diet of Atlantic yellow-legged gulls ( Larus michahellis atlantis ) at an oceanic seabird colony: estimating predatory impact upon breeding petrels. European Journal of Wildlife Research DOI: 10.1007/s10344-010-0384-y pdf

 

Pereira AM, Robalo JI , Freyhof J, Maia C, Fonseca JP, Valente A, Almada VC . 2010. Phylogeographical analysis reveals multiple conservation units in brook lampreys Lampetra planeri of Portuguese streams. Journal of Fish Biology. 77:361-371. pdf  

 

Pérez-Portela R , Villamor A, Almada V . 2010. Phylogeography of the sea star Marthasterias glacialis (Asteroidea, Echinodermata): Deep genetic divergence between mitochondrial lineages in the North-western Mediterranean. Marine Biology 157(9): 2015-2028. DOI: 10.1007/s00227-010-1470-0. pdf

 

Marques PAM , De Araújo C, Vicente LM. 2010. Nestling call modification during early development in a colonial passerine. Bioacoustics 20 45-58. 

 

Marques PAM , Sowter D, Jorge PE . 2010. Gulls can change their migratory behavior during lifetime. Oikos 119: 946-951. 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2009.18192.x pdf

 

Silva K, Vieira MN, Almada VC , Monteiro NM. 2010. Reversing sex role reversal: compete only when you must. Animal Behaviour 79(4): 885-893. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2010.01.001 pdf

 

Sousa-Santos C, Robalo JI, Almada V . 2010. Threatened fishes of the world: Squalius torgalensis Coelho, Bogutskaya, Rodrigues & Collares-Pereira, 1998 (Cyprinidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 87:123-124. DOI 10.1007/s10641-009-9567-3 pdf

  

Vasconcelos RO, Simões JM, Almada VC , Fonseca PJ, Amorim MCP . 2010. Vocal behaviour during territorial intrusions in the Lusitanian toadfish: boatwhistles also function as territorial ‘keep-out’ signals. Ethology 116: 155-165. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2009.01722.x pdf

 

  :: 2009                                                       

 

Almada VC, Robalo JI, Gonçalves EJ , Levy A , Patzner RA. 2009. Blennies in Temperate Seas. In The Biology of Blennies. Patzner RA, Gonçalves EJ , Hastings P, Kapoor BG (Eds.). Science Publishers, Enfield, NH.

 

Almada VC, Robalo JI, Levy A , Freyhof J, Bernardi G, Doadrio I. 2009. Phylogenetic analysis of Peri-Mediterranean blennies of the genus Salaria : Molecular insights on the colonization of freshwaters. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 52: 424–431. pdf    

 

Almada VC, Pérez-Portela R, Robalo JI,  Brito A. 2009. Phylogenetic relationships of Gymnothorax bacalladoi Böhlke and Brito 1987 a poorly known moray of the Macaronesian islands. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 52: 252–256. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2009.01.007. pdf 

 

Alonso H, Matias R , Granadeiro JP,  Catry P . 2009. Moult strategies of Cory’s shearwaters Calonectris diomedea borealis : the influence of colony location, sex and individual breeding status. Journal of Ornithology 150: 329-337. pdf  

 

Amorim MCP ,  Vasconcelos RO, Parreira B. 2009. Variability in the sonic muscles of the Lusitanian toadfish ( Halobatrachus didactylus ): acoustic signals may reflect individual quality. Can. J. Zool. 87: 718-725. pdf 

 

Amorim MCP,  Simões JM, Fonseca JP,  Almada VC. 2009. Patterns of shelter usage and social aggregation by the vocal Lusitanian toadfish. Marine Biology. DOI 10.1007/s00227-009-1335-6 pdf  

 

Borges R, Vaz J, Serrão EA,  Gonçalves EJ . 2009. Short-term temporal fluctuation of very-nearshore larval fish assemblages at the Arrábida Marine Park (Portugal). Journal of Coastal Research 56: 376-380. pdf  

 

Catry P, Matias R , Vicente L, Granadeiro JP. 2009. Brood-guarding behaviour in Cory’s shearwaters Calonectris diomedea . Journal of Ornithology 150: 103-108. pdf 

 

Catry P , Barbosa C, Paris B, Indjai B, Almeida A, Limoges B, Silva C, Pereira H. 2009. Status, ecology and conservation of sea turtles in Guinea-Bissau. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 8: 150-160. abstract

  

Faria, C . &  Almada, V.C.  2009. Tidal shifts in microhabitat use by Gobius cobitis : an adaptation to its feeding strategy? Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 89: 641-643.  abstract

 

Faria AM,  Ojanguren AF, Fuiman LA, Gonçalves EJ . 2009. Ontogeny of Critical Swimming Speed of Wild-Caught and Laboratory-Reared Red Drum Larvae ( Sciaenops ocellatus ). Marine Ecology Progress Series 384: 221-239. pdf    

 

Francisco SM , Castilho R, Soares M, Congiu L, Brito A, Vieira MN, Almada VC . 2009. Phylogeography and demographic history of Atherina presbyter (Pisces: Atherinidae) in the North-eastern Atlantic based on mitochondrial DNA. Marine Biology 156: 1421-1432. (DOI: 10.1007/s00227-009-1182-5).   pdf

 

Granadeiro, JP, Alonso H, Almada V , Meneses D, Phillips RA,  Catry P . 2009. Mysterious attendance cycles in Cory’s shearwaters: an exploration of patterns and hypotheses. Animal Behaviour 78: 1455-1462. pdf

  

Fontoura, A.P. , Pilato G, Lisi O, Morais P. 2009. Tardigrades from Portugal: four new records and a description of two new species. Zootaxa 2030: 21-38.   abstract

 

Gonçalves EJ, Faria C . 2009. Patterns of Microhabitat Utilisation. In: R.A. Patzner, E.J. Gonçalves, P. Hastings & B.G. Kapoor (Eds.), pp. 405-440. The Biology of Blennies. Science Publishers, Enfield, NH.  

 

Levy A , Doadrio I, Almada VC . 2009. Historical biogeography of European leuciscins (Cyprinidae): evaluating the Lago Mare dispersal hypothesis. Journal of Biogeography 36(1): 55-65. pdf

 

Matias R , Rebelo R, Granadeiro JP, Catry P. 2009. Predation by Madeiran wall lizards Teira dugesii on Cory’s Shearwater Calonectris diomedea hatchlings at Selvagem Grande, North Atlantic. Waterbirds 32: 600-603 abstract

 

Morais P, Faria A , Chícharo MA, Chícharo L. 2009. The unexpected occurrence of late Sardina pilchardus (Walbaum, 1792) (Osteichthyes: Clupeidae) larvae in a temperate estuary. Cah. Biol. Mar. 50 : 79-89. pdf  

 

Patzner RA, Hastings P, Springer VG, Wirtz P, Gonçalves EJ . 2009. List of Valid Species of Blennies. In: R.A. Patzner, E.J. Gonçalves, P. Hastings, B.G. Kapoor (Eds.), pp. 443-473. The Biology of Blennies. Science Publishers, Enfield, NH.  

 

Patzner RA, Gonçalves EJ , Hastings P, Kapoor BG (Eds.) 2009. The Biology of Blennies. Science Publishers, Enfield, NH.   

Pérez-Portela R , Bishop J, Davis A, Turon X. 2009. Phylogeny of the families Pyuridae and Styelidae ( Stolidobranchiata, Ascidiacea ) inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 50: 560- 570. pdf

 

Ramos J, Granadeiro JP, Phillips RA, Catry P. 2009. Flight morphology and foraging behavior of male and female Cory’s shearwaters. The Condor 111: 424-432. doi.org/10.1525/cond.2009.090008 abstract  

 

Robalo JI, Sousa-Santos C , Cabral H, Castilho R, Almada VC . 2009. Genetic evidence fails to discriminate between Macroramphosus gracilis Lowe 1839 and M. scolopax Linnaeus 1758 in Portuguese waters. Marine Biology 156(8):1733-1737. pdf  

Robalo JI, Sousa-Santos C, Almada VC. 2009. Threatened fishes of the world: Iberochondrostoma lusitanicum Collares-Pereira, 1980 (Cyprinidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 86:295-296. pdf  

 

Silva K, Almada VC , Vieira MN, Monteiro NM. 2009. Female reproductive tactics in a sex-role reversed pipefish: scanning for male quality and number. Behavioral Ecology. doi:10.1093/beheco/arp058   pdf

 

Sousa-Santos C, Robalo JI, Almada V . 2009. Threatened fishes of the world: Squalius aradensis Bogutskaya, Rodrigues & Collares-Pereira, 1998 (Cyprinidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes. 86(4):457-458. DOI 10.1007/s10641-009-9550-z pdf

 

Sousa-Santos C, Robalo JI, Almada V . 2009. Threatened fishes of the world: Squalius torgalensis (Coelho, Bogutskaya, Rodrigues & Collares-Pereira, 1998) (Cyprinidae) Environmental Biology of Fishes. DOI 10.1007/s10641-009-9567-3 pdf 

 

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Almada VC, Pereira AM, Fonseca JP, Levy A, Maia C, Valente A . 2008. Mitochondrial DNA fails to reveal genetic structure in sea-lampreys along European shores. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46:391-396. pdf

 

Almada VC, Robalo JI . 2008. Phylogenetic analysis of alternative reproductive tactics. Problems and possibilities. In: Oliveira, R., Taborsky, M., Brockmann, H. J. (Eds) Alternative Reproductive Tactics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.  

 

Almada F, Henriques M, Levy A, Pereira A, Robalo J, Almada VC . 2008. Reclassification of Lepadogaster candollei based on molecular and meristic evidence with a redefinition of the genus Lepadogaster . Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46: 1151-1156. pdf   

 

Amorim MCP,  Neves ASM. 2008. Male painted gobies ( Pomatoschistus pictus ) vocalise to defend territories. Behaviour 145: 1065-1083. pdf  

 

Amorim MCP ,  Vasconcelos RO. 2008. Variability in the mating calls of the Lusitanian toadfish Halobatrachus didactylus : potential cues for individual recognition. J. Fish Biol. 72: 1355-1368. pdf  

 

Amorim MCP , Simões JM, Fonseca PJ, Turner GF. 2008. Species differences in acoustic signals among five Lake Malawi cichlid species ( Pseudotropheus spp.): potential cues for interspecific recognition. J. Fish Biol. 72: 1355-1368. pdf  

 

Amorim MCP , Simões JM, Fonseca PJ. 2008. Acoustic communication in the Lusitanian toadfish, Halobatrachus didactylus : evidence for an unusual large vocal repertoire. Journal of Marine Biological Association of the UK 88: 1069-1073. pdf  

 

Catry P, Lecoq M , Strange IJ. 2008. Population growth and density, diet and breeding success of striated caracaras Phalcoboenus australi s on New Island, Falkland Islands. Polar Biology. Polar Biology 31: 1167-1174. pdf    

 

Catry P,  Pacheco C. 2008. Alterações na distribuição da avifauna portuguesa. Bosquejo de algumas das grandes tendências do século XIX ao XXI. In: Equipa Atlas. Atlas das Aves Nidificantes em Portugal (1999-2005). ICNB, SPEA, PNM e SRAM. Assírio & Alvim. Lisboa.  

 

Domingues VS , Stefanni S, Brito A, Santos RS, Almada VC . 2008. Phylogeography and demography of the bleniid Parablennius parvicornis and his sister species P. sanguinolentus from the northeastern Atlantic ocean and the western Mediterranean sea. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46: 397-402. pdf  

 

Domingues VS , Alexandrou M, Almada VC , Robertson DR, Brito A, Santos RS, Bernardi G. 2008. Tropical Wshes in a temperate sea: evolution of the wrasse Thalassoma pavo and the parrotfish Sparisoma cretense in the Mediterranean and the adjacent Macaronesian and Cape Verde Archipelagos. Marine Biology: 154:465–474. pdf

 

Faria, C. &  Almada, V.C.  2008. Temporal asymmetries in the feeding patterns along the tidal cycle in two sympatric littoral blennies. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 79(3), 566-568. pdf

 

Faria, C. &  Almada, V.C.  2008. Tidal activity rhythms and depth distribution of rocky shore fish in an altered intertidal environment. Acta ethologica, 11(2), 123-126. pdf

 

Fontoura AP , Pilato G, Lisi O. 2008. New records of eutardigrades (Tardigrada) from Faial and Pico Islands, the Azores, with the description of two new species. Zootaxa 1778: 37–47. (Abstract )  

 

Fontoura AP , Pilato G, Lisi O . 2008. Echiniscidae (Tardigrada, Heterotardigrada) from Faial and Pico Islands, the Azores, with the description of two new species. Zootaxa 1693: 49-61. pdf

 

Francisco SM , Congiu L, Stefanni S, Castilho R, Brito A, Ivanova PP, Levy A , Cabral H, Kilias G, Doadrio I, Almada VC . 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of the North-eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean forms of Atherina (Pisces, Atherinidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 48: 782-788. pdf  

 

Luís AR, Silva C, Andrade F, dos Santos ME.  2008. Influence zones of pile-drive noise on a resident population of bottlenose dolphins in the Sado estuary, Portugal. Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics, 30 (5): 43-51. pdf  

 

Matias R, Catry P . 2008. The diet of feral cats at New Island, Falkland Islands, and impact on breeding seabirds. Polar Bioliogy 31:609–616. pdf  

 

Monteiro J, Borges R, Robalo J, Almada VC , Henriques S, Gonçalves EJ. 2008. Larval development of Gobius xanthocephalus with genetic validation of larval identification. Journal of Fish Biology 73, 123–138. pdf    

 

Pilato G, Fontoura AP , Lisi O, Beasley C. 2008. New description of Echiniscus scabrospinosus Fontoura, 1982, and description of a new species of Echiniscus (Heterotardigrada) from China. Zootaxa 1856: 41–54 ( Abstract )  

 

Pilato G, Fontoura AP , Lisi O. 2008. New description of Echiniscus viridis Murray, 1910 and remarks on the viridis group. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 35:85-92. pdf

 

Robalo JI, Sousa-Santos C , Doadrio I, Almada VC . 2008. Achondrostoma occidentale Robalo, Almada, Sousa-Santos, Moreira and Doadrio, 2005. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 83(3):347. DOI 10.1007/s10641-008-9348-4 pdf

 

Robalo JI , Doadrio I, Valente A , Almada VC . 2008. Insights on speciation patterns in the genus Iberochondrostoma (Cyprinidae): Evidence from mitochondrial and nuclear data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46: 155–166. pdf

 

Saraiva A. Hermida M. Costa MJ, Maia C , Reis AR, Cruz C, Valente A . 2008. First record of Philometra ovata (Nematoda) infection in Gobio lozanoi in Portugal. Journal of Fish Biology, 73, 2288–2292. pdf  

 

Silva K, Vieira MN, Almada VC , Monteiro NM. 2008. Can the limited marsupium space be a limiting factor for Syngnathus abaster females? Insights from a population with size-assortative mating. Jornal of Animal Ecology 77: 390–394   pdf

 

Simões JM, Fonseca PJ, Turner GF, Amorim MCP . 2008. African cichlid Pseudotropheus spp. males moan to females during foreplay. J. Fish Biol. 72: 2689-2694. pdf  

 

Simões JM, Duarte IG, Fonseca PJ,  Turner GF,  Amorim MCP . 2008. Courtship and agonistic sounds by the cichlid fish Pseudotropheus zebra . J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 124: 1332-1339. pdf

 

Tomé R, Catry P . (Eds.) 2008. Atlas da Fauna do Vale do Côa. Município de Pinhel, Pinhel. 180p.

 

Tomé R, Catry P , Bloise C, Korpimäki E. 2008. Breeding density and success, and diet composition of Little Owls Athene noctua in steppe-like habitats in Portugal. Ornis Fennica 85:22–32. pdf  

 

Equipa Atlas 2008. Atlas das Aves Nidificantes em Portugal (1999-2005). ICNB, SPEA, PNM e SRAM. Assírio & Alvim. Lisboa. 590p.

 

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Almada VC, Domingues VS , Monteiro NM, Almada F , Santos RS. 2007. Molecular data confirm the validity of the Portuguese blenny ( Parablennius ruber , Valenciennes, 1836) and its presence in Western Europe. Journal of Fish Biology 70B: 248-254. pdf   

 

Amorim MCP , Neves ASM. 2007. Acoustic signalling during courtship in the painted goby, Pomatoschistus pictus . Journal of Marine Biological Association of the UK, 87: 1017-1023. pdf

 

Beldade R, Gonçalves EJ . 2007. An interference visual census technique applied to cryptobenthic fish assemblages. Vie Milieu 57:61-65. pdf

 

Beldade R , Pedro T,  Gonçalves EJ . 2007. Pelagic larval duration of ten temperate cryptobenthic fishes. Journal of Fish Biology 71: 376-382.   pdf

 

Borges R, Beldade R, Gonçalves EJ . 2007. Vertical structure of very nearshore larval fish assemblages in a temperate rocky coast. Marine Biology 151:1349–1363. pdf

 

Borges R , Ben-Hamadou R, Chícharo MA, Ré P, Gonçalves EJ . 2007. Horizontal spatial and temporal distribution patterns of nearshore larval fish assemblages at a temperate rocky shore. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 71: 412-428. pdf

 

Catry P , Bearhop S, Lecoq N . 2007. Sex differences in settlement behaviour and condition of chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita at a wintering site in Portugal. Are females doing better? Journal of Ornithology 148: 241-249. pdf

 

Catry P , Silva MC, MacKay S, Campos A, Masello J, Quillfeldt P, Strange IJ. 2007. Can thin-billed prions Pachyptila belcheri breed successfully on an island with introduced rats, mice and cats? The case of New Island, Falkland Islands. Polar Biology 30: 391-394. pdf

 

Domingues VS, Almada VC , Santos RS, Brito A, Bernardi G. 2007. Phylogeography and evolution of the triplefin Tripterygion delaisi (Pisces, Blennioidei). Marine Biology 150: 509-519. pdf

 

Domingues VC, Faria C , Stefanni S, Santos RS, Brito A,  Almada VC . 2007. Genetic divergence in the Atlantic-Mediterranean Montagu’s blenny Coryphoblennius galerita (Linnaeus 1758) revealed by molecular and morphological characters. Molecular Ecology, 16(17): 3592-3605. pdf

 

Domingues VS , Santos RS, Brito A, Alexandrou M, Almada VC . 2007. Mitochondrial and nuclear markers reveal isolation by distance and effects of Pleistocene glaciations in the northeastern Atlantic and Mediterranean populations of the white seabream ( Diplodus sargus , L.). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 346: 102-113.   pdf

 

Fontoura AP,  Pilato G. 2007. Diphascon (Diphascon) faialense sp. nov. a new species of Tardigrada (Eutardigrada, Hypsibiidae) from Azores and a key to the species of the D. pingue group. Zootaxa, 1589: 47-55. 

 

Henriques M, Gonçalves EJ, Almada VC . 2007. Rapid shifts in a marine fish assemblage follow fluctuations in winter sea conditions. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 340:259-270. pdf

 

Matias R, Catry P , Costa H, Elias G, Jara J, Moore CC, Tomé R. 2007. Lista sistemática das aves de Portugal Continental. Anuário Ornitológico 5: 74-132. pdf

 

Pilato G,  Fontoura AP , Lisi O. 2007. Remarks on the Echiniscus viridis group, with the description of a new species (TARDIGRADA, ECHINISCIDAE). Journal of Limnology, 66 (Suppl. 1): 33-39. pdf

 

Phalan B, Phillips RA, Silk JRD, Afanasyev V, Fukuda A, Fox J, Catry P , Croxall JP. 2007. Foraging behaviour of four albatross species by day and night. Marine Ecology Progress Series 340: 271-286. pdf

 

Phillips RA, Catry P , Silk J, Bearhop S, McGill F, Afanasyev V, Strange IJ. 2007. Movements, winter distribution and activity patterns of Falkland and brown skuas: insights from loggers and isotopes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 345: 281-291. pdf

 

Reid, T. A., Lecoq, M. & Catry, P. 2007. The white-chinned petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis population of the Falkland Islands. Marine Ornithology, 35: 57-60. pdf

 

Robalo JI , Doadrio I, Valente A, Almada VC . 2007. Identification Of ESUs in the Critically Endangered Portuguese Minnow Chondrostoma lusitanicum Collares-Pereira 1980, Based on a Phylogeographical Analysis. Conservation Genetics, 8(5): 1225-1229. pdf

 

Robalo JI, Almada VC, Levy A , Doadrio I. 2007. Re-examination and phylogeny of the genus Chondrostoma based on mitochondrial and nuclear data and the definition of 5 new genera. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 42: 362–372. pdf

 

Silva K, Vieira MN, Almada VC,  Monteiro NM. 2007. The effect of temperature on mate preferences and female-female interactions in Syngnathus abaster . Animal Behaviour, 74: 1525-1533. pdf

 

dos Santos ME , Coniglione C, Louro S. 2007. Feeding behaviour of the bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821) in the Sado estuary, Portugal, and a review of its prey species. Revista Brasileira de Zoociências, 9(1), 31-40. pdf

 

Sousa-Santos C , Collares-Pereira MJ,  Almada VC. 2007. Reading the history of a hybrid fish complex from its molecular record. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 45: 981-996. pdf

 

Sousa-Santos C , Collares-Pereira MJ,  Almada VC . 2007. Fertile triploid males – an uncommon case among hybrid vertebrates. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Physiology and Evolutionary Genetics, 307(4): 220-225. pdf

 

Strange IJ, Catry P , Strange G, Quillfeldt P. 2007. New Island, Falkland Islands. A South Atlantic Wildlife Sanctuary for Conservation Management. New Island Conservation Trust, London. 152pp.

 

Vinyoles D, Robalo JI , De Sostoa A, Almodóvar A, Elvira B, Nicola GG, Fernández-Delgado C, Santos CS , Doadrio I, Sardá-Palomera F,  Almada VC . 2007. Spread of the alien bleak Alburnus alburnus (L., 1758) in the Iberian Peninsula: the role of reservoirs. Graellsia, 63(1): 101-110. pdf

 

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Beldade R, Borges R, Gonçalves EJ . 2006. Depth distribution of nearshore temperate fish larval assemblages near rocky substrates. Journal of Plankton Research 28: 1003-1013. doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbl035 pdf

 

Beldade R , Van Tassell J,  Gonçalves E . 2006. First record of Chromogobius britoi (Teleostei, Gobiidae) on the mainland European coast. Journal of Fish Biology, 68: 608-612. pdf

 

Beldade R,  Erzini K, Gonçalves EJ. 2006. Composition and temporal dynamics of a temperate rocky cryptobenthic fish assemblage. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 86: 1221-1228. pdf

 

Catry P, Lecoq M , Conway G, Felgueiras M, King JMB, Hamidi S. 2006. Are blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla differential distance migrants by sex? Ardeola 53: 31-38. pdf

 

Catry P , Phillips R, Phalan B, Croxall JP. 2006. Senescence effects in an extremely long-lived bird: the grey-headed albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma . Proceedings of the Royal Society B 273: 1625-1630. pdf

 

Catry P , Phillips R , Forcada J, Croxall JP. 2006. Factors affecting the solution of a parental dilemma in albatrosses: at what age should chicks be left unattended? Animal Behaviour 72: 382-391. pdf

 

Catry P , Granadeiro JP, Oliveira P. 2006. Do Cory's shearwaters Calonectris diomedea synchronize laying among close neighbourhoods? A reappraisal using data from artificial nest sites. Acta Ethologica 9: 87-90. pdf

 

Domingues VS , Santos RS, Brito A, Almada VC . 2006. Historical population dynamics and demography of the eastern Atlantic pomacentrid Chromis limbata (Valenciennes, 1833). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 40:139-147. pdf

 

Faria C , Gil F, Almada VC . 2006. Ontogenetic development of Parablennius pilicornis (Pisces: Blenniidae) in controlled conditions. Scientia Marina, 70(4): 667-671. pdf

 

Faria C, Almada VC . 2006. Patterns of spatial distribution and behaviour of fish on a rocky intertidal platform at high tide. Marine Ecology Progress Series. Vol. 316: 155–164. pdf

 

Faria A , Morais P, Chícharo, MA. 2006. Dynamic of the ichthyoplankton in the Guadiana estuary and in the adjacent coastal area (SE-Portugal/SW-Spain). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 70: 85-97. pdf

 

Francisco SM,  Cabral H, Vieira MN,  Almada VC . 2006. Contrasts in genetic structure and historical demography of marine and riverine populations of Atherina at similar geographical scales. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science. 69: 655-661. pdf

 

Francisco SM , Vieira MN,  Almada VC. 2006. Genetic structure and historical demography of the shanny Lipophrys pholis in the Portuguese coast based on mitochondrial DNA analysis. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 39(1): 288-292. pdf

 

Godinho R, Domingues V , Crespo EG, Ferrand N. 2006. Extensive intraspecific polymorphism detected by SSCP at the nuclear C-mos gene in the endemic Iberian lizard, Lacerta schreiberi . Molecular Ecology 15:731-738   pdf

 

Granadeiro JP, Dias, MP , Rebelo R, Santos CD,  Catry P . 2006. Numbers and population trends of Cory's shearwaters Calonectris diomedea at Selvagem Grande, Northeast Atlantic. Waterbirds 29: 56-60. pdf

 

Monteiro, N.M., Berglund, A., Vieira, M. N. & Almada V. C . 2006. Reproductive migrations of the sex role reversed pipefish Nerophis lumbriciformis (Pisces; Syngnathidae). Journal of Fish Biology, 69(1): 66-74.   pdf

 

Robalo JI, C Sousa-Santos, A Levy, VC Almada . 2006. Molecular insights on the taxonomic position of the paternal ancestor of the Squalius alburnoides hybridogenetic complex. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 39(1): 276-281   pdf

 

Robalo J, Santos C, Almada V,  Doadrio I. 2006. Paleobiogeography of two Iberian endemic cyprinids fishes ( Chondrostoma arcasii-Chondrostoma macrolepidotus ) inferred from mitochondrial sequence data. Journal of Heredity 97(2): 143-149 pdf

 

Silva K, Monteiro NM,  Almada VC , Vieira MN. 2006. Development and early life history behaviour of aquarium reared Syngnathus acus (Pisces: Syngnathidae). J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K.: 86, 1469-1472   pdf

 

Silva K, Monteiro NM , Vieira MN, Almada VC . 2006. Reproductive behaviour of the black-striped pipefish Syngnathus abaster (Pisces; Syngnathidae). Journal of Fish Biology, 69: 1860-1869. pdf

 

Silva K, Monteiro NM , Vieira MN,  Almada VC . 2006. Early life history of Syngnathus abaster (Pisces; Syngnathidae). Journal of Fish Biology.; 68: 80-86. pdf

 

Stefanni S, Domingues V , Bouton N, Santos RS, Almada F, Almada V.  2006. Phylogeny of the shanny, Lipophrys pholis , from the NE Atlantic using mitochondrial DNA markers. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 39:282-287 pdf

 

Sousa-Santos C , Collares-Pereira MJ, Almada VC . 2006 May a hybridogenetic complex regenerate the nuclear genome of both sexes of a missing ancestor? - First evidence on the occurrence of a nuclear nonhybrid Squalius alburnoides (Cyprinidae) female based on DNA sequencing. Journal of Natural History 40(23-24): 1443-1448. pdf

 

Sousa-Santos C , Collares-Pereira MJ,  Almada VC . 2006. Reproductive success of nuclear nonhybrid males of Squalius alburnoides hybridogenetic complex (Teleostei, Cyprinidae): an example of interplay between female choice and ecological pressures? Acta Ethologica 9(1): 31-36   pdf

 

Sousa-Santos C , Collares-Pereira MJ,  Almada VC . 2006. Evidence of extensive mitochondrial introgression with nearly complete substitution of the typical Squalius pyrenaicus -like mtDNA of the Squalius alburnoides complex (Cyprinidae) in an independent Iberian drainage. Journal of Fish Biology 68 (Supplement B), 292–301. pdf

 

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Almada F, Almada V , Guillemaud T, Wirtz P. 2005. Phylogenetic relationships of the north-eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean blenniids. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 86, 283–295.   pdf

 

Almada F, Almada VC, Domingues V, Brito A, Santos RS. 2005. Molecular validation of the specific status of Parablennius sanguinolentus and Parablennius parvicornis (Pisces: Blenniidae). Scientia Marina, 69(4): 519-523. pdf

 

Amorim MCP , Hawkins AD. 2005. Ontogemy of acoustic and feeding behaviour in the grey gurnard Eutrigla gumardus . Ethology 111: 256-269 pdf

 

Amorim MCP, Almada VC . 2005. The outcome of male-male encounters affects subsequent sound production during courtship in the Cichlid Fish Oreochromis mossambicus . Animal Behaviour 69, 595–601. pdf

 

Catry P , Phillips R, Croxall JP. 2005. Sexual segregation in birds: patterns, processes and implications for conservation. In Ruckstuhl, K.E. & Neuhaus, P. (eds). Sexual Segregation in Vertebrates: Ecology of the Two Sexes. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

 

Catry P, LeCoq M , Araújo A, Conway G, Felgueiras M, King JMB, Rumsey S, Salima H, Tenreiro P. 2005. Differential migration of chiffchaffs in Europe and Africa. Journal of Avian Biology 36: 184-190. pdf

 

Domingues VS , Bucciarelli G, Almada VC,  Bernardi G. 2005. Historical colonization and demography of the mediterranean damselfish, Chromis chromis . Molecular Ecology 14: 4051-4063. pdf

 

Faria C , Gil F,  Almada VC . 2005. Ontogenetic development of Lipophrys trigloides (Pisces: Blenniidae), with some notes on the spawning behaviour. Journal of Marine Biological Association U. K. 85: 185-188. pdf

 

Gonçalves E, Beldade R, Henriques M . 2005. Opeatogenys gracilis (Pisces, Gobiesocidae): an overlooked species or another "Mediterranean endemism" found in Atlantic waters? Journal of Fish Biology, 67: 481-489. pdf

 

Monteiro NM, Vieira MN, Almada V . 2005. Diet preference reflects the ontogenetic shift in microhabitat use in Lipophrys pholis (Pisces; Blenniidae). Journal of Fish Biology.67(1): 102-113. pdf

 

Monteiro NM, Almada VC , Vieira MN. 2005. Homing behaviour and individual identification of the pipefish Nerophis lumbriciformis (Pisces; Syngnathidae): a true intertidal resident? Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 63: 93-99. pdf

 

Monteiro NM,  Almada VC , Vieira MN . 2005. Implications of different brood pouch structures in syngnathid reproduction. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U. K., 85: 1235-1241 pdf

 

Monteiro NM,  Almada VC , Vieira MN. . 2005. Temporal patterns of breeding and recruitment in Nerophis lumbriciformis (Pisces; Syngnathidae) related to seawater temperatures. Journal of Fish Biology. 67(5):1475-1480. pdf

 

Robalo J, Almada V, Santos C , Moreira MI, Doadrio I. 2005. Chondrostoma occidentale , a new species of the genus Chondrostoma Agassiz, 1832 (Actynopterigii, Cyprinidae) from western Portugal. Graellsia 61(1): 19-29.   pdf

 

Robalo J , Doadrio I, Almada V , Kottelat M. 2005. Chondrostoma oligolepis , new replacement name for Leuciscus macrolepidotus Steindachner, 1866 (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwaters 16(1): 47-48. pdf

 

dos Santos, ME , Louro S, Couchinho M, Brito C. 2005. Whistles of bottlenose dolphins ( Tursiops truncatus ) in the Sado Estuary, Portugal: characteristics, production rates and long-term contour stability. Aquatic Mammals, 31: 453-462. pdf 

 

Sousa-Santos C, Robalo JI , Collares-Pereira MJ,  Almada VC . 2005. Heterozygous indels as useful tools in the reconstruction of DNA sequences and in the assessment of ploidy level and genomic constitution of hybrid organisms. DNA Sequence. 16(6): 462-467. pdf

 

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Almada VC, Faria C . 2004. Point of view: temporal variation of rocky intertidal resident fish assemblages - patterns and possible mechanisms with a note on sampling protocols. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 14: 239-250. pdf

 

Amorim MCP , Knight ME, Stratoudakis Y, Turner G. 2004. Differences in sounds made by courting males of three closely related Lake Malawi cichlid species. Journal of Fish Biology 65: 1358-1371.   pdf

 

Amorim MCP , Statoudakis Y, Hawkins AD. 2004. Sound production during competitive feeding I the grey gurnard, Eutrigla gumardus (Triglidae). Journal of Fish Biology 65: 182-194. pdf

 

Catry P , Campos A, Almada V , Cresswell W. 2004. Winter segregation of migrant European robins Erithacus rubecula in relation to sex, age and size. Journal of Avian Biology 35 (3): 204-209.   pdf

 

Catry P , Encarnação V, Araújo A, Fearon P, Armelin M, Delaloye P. 2004. Are long-distance migrant passerines faithful to their stopover sites? Journal of Avian Biology 35: 170-181. pdf

 

Catry P , Phillips RA, Croxall JP. 2004. Sustained fast travel by a grey-headed albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma riding an Antarctic Storm. Auk 121: 1208-1213. pdf

 

Catry P , Phillips RA, Phalan B, Silk JRD, Croxall JP. 2004. Foraging strategies of grey-headed albatrosses Thalassarche chrysostoma : integration of movements, activity and feeding events. Marine Ecology Progress Series 280: 261-273. pdf

 

Gonçalves EJ, Henriques M, Almada VC . 2004. Use of a temperate reef-fish community to identify priorities in the establishment of a marine protected area. APAC proceedings: 261-272. pdf

 

Herzing DL,  dos Santos ME . 2004. Functional Aspects of Echolocation in Dolphins. In: Echolocation in Bats and Dolphins (J. Thomas, C. Moss & M. Vater, Eds.), pp. 386-393. Chicago, Ill.: University of Chicago Press. pdf

 

Monteiro NM, Almada VC,  Vieira MN. 2004. Homing behaviour and individual identification of the pipefish Nerophis lumbriciformis (Pisces; Syngnathidae): a true intertidal resident? Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 63: 93-99. pdf

 

Phillips RA, Silk JRD, Phalan B, Catry P,  Croxall JP. 2004. Seasonal sexual segregation in two Thalassarche albatross species: competitive exclusion, reproductive role specialization or foraging niche divergence? Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B 271: 1283-1291. pdf

 

dos Santos ME, Almada VC . 2004. A Case for Passive Sonar: Analysis of Click Train Production Patterns by Bottlenose Dolphins. In: Echolocation in Bats and Dolphins (J. Thomas, C. Moss & M. Vater, Eds.), pp. 400-403. Chicago, Ill.: University of Chicago Press. pdf

 

Votier SC, Furness RW, Brearhop S, Crane JE, Caldow RWG, Catry P , Ensor K, Hamer KC, Hudson AV, Kalmbach E, Klomp N, Pfeiffer S, Phillips RA, Thompson DR. 2004. Changes in fisheries discard rates and seabird communities. Nature 427: 727-730. abstract

 

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Amorim MCP , Fonseca PJ,  Almada VC . 2003. Sound production during courtship and spawning of Oreochromis mossambicus : male-female and male-male interactions. Journal of Fish Biology 62 (3): 658. pdf

 

Borges R, Faria C , Gil F, Gonçalves E, Almada VC. 2003. Embryonic and larval development of Gobius paganellus (Pisces: Gobiidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 83 (5): 1131-1136.   pdf

 

Carvalho V, Robalo JI, Almada VC . 2003. A description of the reproductive behaviour of the endangered Iberian cyprinid Chondrostoma lusitanicum Collares-Pereira 1980 in captivity. Etología 10: 23-25 pdf

 

Catry P , Campos A, Segurado P, Silva M, Strange I. 2003. Population census and nesting habitat selection of thin-billed prion Pachyptila belcheri on New Island, Falkland Islands. Polar Biology 26: 202-207. pdf

 

Catry P , Catry I, Catry T, Martins T. 2003. Within and between-year winter-site fidelity of chiffchaffs Phylloscopus collybita . Ardea 91: 213-220. pdf

 

Gonçalves EJ, Henriques M, Almada VC . 2003. Use of a temperate reef-fish community to identify priorities in the establishment of a marine protected area. In: Beumer, J. P., Grant, A. and Smith, D.C. (Eds). Aquatic Protected Areas: What Works Best And How Do We Know? Proceedings of the World Congress on Aquatic Protected Areas, Cairns, Australia – August 2002: 261-272pp. pdf

 

Lecoq M, Catry P . 2003. Diurnal tape-luring of wintering chiffchaffs results in samples with biased sex ratios. Journal of Field Ornithology 74: 230-232. abstract

 

Monteiro N, Almada VC , Vieira MN. 2003. Early life history of the pipefish Nerophis lumbriciformis (Pisces: Syngnathidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 83(5): 1179-1182. pdf

 

Robalo JI, Almada VC, Faria C. 2003. First description of agonistic behaviour in Chondrostoma polylepis (Pisces: Cyprinidae) with notes on the behaviour of other Chondrostoma species. Etología 11: 9-13. pdf

 

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Almada VC, Almada F , Henriques M, Santos RS, Brito A. 2002. On the Phylogenetic Affinities of Centrolabrus trutta and Centrolabrus caeruleus (Perciformes: labridae) to the genus Symphodus : Molecular, meristic and behavioural evidences. Arquipélago. Life and Marine Sciences 19A: 85-92. pdf

 

Estabook GF, Almada VC, Almada FJ, Robalo JI. 2002. Analysis of Conditional Contingency Using ACTUS2 With Examples from Studies of Animal Behavior. Acta Ethologica, 4: 73-80. pdf

 

Faria C, Borges R,  Gil F,  Almada VC, Gonçalves EJ . 2002. Embryonic and larval development of Lipophrys pholis (Pisces: Blenniidae). Scientia Marina, 66(1): 21-26. pdf

 

Gil F,  Borges R, Faria C, Gonçalves EJ. 2002. Early development of the red mouthed goby, Gobius cruentatus (Pisces: Gobiidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the U.K., 82(1): 161-163. pdf

 

Gonçalves EJ,  Barbosa M, Cabral H,  Henriques M . 2002. Ontogenetic shifts in patterns of microhabitat utilization in the small-headed clingfish, Apletodon dentatus (Gobiesocidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes, 63(3): 333-339. pdf

 

Henriques M , Lourenço R, Almada F, Calado G , Gonçalves D, Guillemaud T, Cancela ML,  Almada VC. 2002. A revision of the status of Lepadogaster lepadogaster (Pisces: Gobiesocidae). Sympatric sub-species or a long misunderstood blend of species? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 76: 327-338. pdf

 

Monteiro N, Viera MN,  Almada VC. 2002. Activity rhythms and cyclical changes of microhabitat preferences inthe intertidal pipefish Nerophis lumbriciformis (Pisces: Syngnathidae). Acta Ethologica, 5 (1): 39-43. pdf

 

Monteiro N, Viera MN,  Almada VC . 2002. The Courtship behaviour of Nerophis lumbriciformis I. Reflections of an adaptation to intertidal life. Acta Ethologica, 4: 109-111. pdf 

 

Oliveira RF, Carvalho N, Miranda J,  Gonçalves EJ , Grober M, Santos RS. 2002. The relationship between the presence of satellite males and nest-holder’s mating success in the Azorean rock-pool blenny Parablennius sanguinolentus parvicornis . Ethology, 108: 223-235. pdf

 

Robalo JI, Almada VC. 2002. Some Features of the Social Behaviour of the Marbled Newt Triturus marmoratus (Latreille, 1800) in Captivity. Acta Ethologica, 4: 81-84. pdf

 

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Almada VC,  Oliveira RF,  Gonçalves EJ,  Almeida A, Santos RS. 2001. Patterns of diversity of the north-eastern Atlantic

blenniid fish fauna (Pisces: Blenniidae). Global Ecology and Biogeography, 10(4): 411-422. pdf

 

Almada VC, Henriques M, Gonçalves EJ.  2001. The study of inshore fishes in Portugal: a brief history and prospects for the future. Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal, suppl. 6: 289-310. pdf

 

Faria C, Almada VC. 2001. Microhabitat Segregation in Three Rocky Intertidal Fish Species in Portugal: does it reflect interspecific competition? Journal of Fish Biology, 58: 145-159. pdf

 

Faria C, Almada VC . 2001. Agonistic Behaviour and Control of Access to Hiding Places in Two Intertidal Blennies, Lipophrys pholis and Coryphoblennius galerita  (Pisces: Blenniidae). Acta Ethologica, 4(1): 51-58. pdf

 

Monteiro N, Almada VC , Santos AR, Vieira MN. 2001. The Breeding Ecology of Nerophis lumbriciformis and its Relation to Latitude. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 3785: 1-3. pdf

 

Oliveira RF,  Almada VC, Gonçalves EJ , Forsgren E, Canário AVM. 2001. Androgen levels and social interactions in breeding males of the peacock blenny. Journal of Fish Biology, 58: 897-908. pdf

 

Oliveira RF,  Gonçalves EJ,  Santos RS. 2001. Gonadal investment of young males in two blenniid fishes with alternative mating tactics. Journal of Fish Biology, 59(2): 459-462.   pdf

 

  :: 2000                                                       

 

Almada VC, Faria C. 2000. Experimental Study on Substractum Preferences on Early Juvenile Shanny, Lipophrys pholis (Pisces: Blenniidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 80: 1143-1144. pdf

 

dos Santos, M.E. , Modesto, T.,  Matos, R. , Grober, M.S.,  Oliveira, R.F . and Canário, A.V.M. 2000. Sound production by the Lusitanian toadfish  Halobatrachus didactylus . Bioacoustics 10: 309-321. pdf

 

Oliveira RF, Miranda J, Carvalho N,  Gonçalves EJ,  Grober M, Santos RS. 2000. Male mating success in the Azorean rock-pool blenny: the effects of body size, male behaviour and nest characteristics. Journal of Fish Biology, 57, 1416-1428. pdf

 

  :: 1999                                                       

 

Almada VC, Henriques M, Gonçalves EJ . 1999. Ecology and behaviour of reef fishes in the temperate north-eastern Atlantic and adjacent waters. In: Almada VC , Oliveira RF, Gonçalves, EJ . (Eds). Behaviour and Conservation of Littoral Fishes (pp. 33-69). ISPA: Lisboa. 

 

Faria C, Almada VC . 1999. Variation and Resilience of Rocky Intertidal Fish in Western Portugal. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 184: 197-203. pdf

 

Henriques M, Gonçalves EJ, Almada VC . 1999. The conservation of littoral fish communities: a case study at Arrábida coast (Portugal). In:  Almada VC , Oliveira RF,  Gonçalves, EJ  (Eds). Behaviour and Conservation of Littoral Fishes (pp. 473-519). ISPA: Lisboa. 

 

Oliveira RF, Almada VC , Forsgren E,  Gonçalves EJ . 1999. Temporal variation in male traits, nest aggregations and mating success in the peacock blenny. Journal of Fish Biology, 54, 499-512. pdf

 

Oliveira RF, Almada VC . 1999. Male Display Characters, Gonadal Maturation and Androgens in the Cichlid Fish Oreochromis mossambicus . Acta Ethologica, 2: 67-70. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F ., Miranda, J.A., Carvalho, N., Gonçalves, E.J ., Grober, M.S. and Santos, R.S. 2000. Male mating success in the Azorean rock-pool blenny: the effects of body size, male behaviour and nest characteristics. Journal of Fish Biology 57: 1416–1428.  pdf

 

  :: 1998                                                       

 

Borges RA , Oliveira RF, Almada VC,  Canário AVM. 1998. Short-term Social Modulation of 11-Ketotestosterone Urinary Levels in Males of Cichlid Fish Oreochromis mossambicus During Male-Female Interaction. Acta Ethologica, 1(1-2): 43-48. pdf

 

Faria C, Almada VC, Gonçalves EJ, Gil MF, Baptista C, Carreiro H. 1998. Notes on the social behaviour of Gobius cobitis (Pisces, Gobiidae). Acta Ethologica, 1 (1-2), 49-56. pdf

 

Faria C, Almada VC , Nunes C. 1998. Patterns of Agonistic Behaviour, Shelter Occupation and Habitat Preference in Juveniles of Lipophrys pholis, Coryphoblennius galerita and Gobius cobitis ( Pisces: Teleostei). Journal of Fish Biology, 53(6): 1263-1273. pdf

 

Gonçalves DM,  Gonçalves EJ, Almada VC,  Almeida SP. 1998. Comparative behaviour of two species of Lepadogaster (Pisces: Gobiesocidae) living at different depths. Journal of Fish Biology, 53 (2), 447-450. pdf

 

Gonçalves EJ, Almada VC. 1998. A comparative study of territoriality in intertidal and subtidal blennioids (Teleostei: Blennioidei). Environmental Biology of Fishes, 51: 257-264. pdf

 

Henriques M, Almada VC. 1998. Juveniles of Non-resident Fish Found in Sheltered Rocky Subtidal Areas. Journal of Fish Biology, 52: 1301-1304. pdf

 

Oliveira RF, Almada VC . 1998. Maternal Aggression during the Mouthbrooding Cycle in the Cichlid fish Oreochromis mossambicus . Aggressive Behaviour, 24(3): 187-196. pdf

 

Oliveira RF,  Almada VC .1998. Mating Tactics and Male-Male Courtship in the Lek-Breeding Cichlid Oreochromis mossambicus . Journal of Fish Biology, 52: 1115-1129. pdf

 

Oliveira RF,  Almada VC . 1998. Androgenization of Dominant Males in a Cichlid fish: Androgens Mediate the Social Modulation of the Expression of Male Sexual Traits. Ethology, 104: 841-858. pdf

 

Oliveira RF,  Almada VC . 1998. Dynamics of Social Interactions During Group Formation in Males of the Cichlid Fish Oreochromis mossambicus (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Acta Ethologica, 1(1-2): 57-70. pdf

 

  :: 1997                                                       

 

Almada, V.C .,   Oliveira, R.F . 1997. Sobre o uso de estatística de simulação em estudos de comportamento. Análise Psicológica 15: 97-109. pdf

 

Gil MF, Gonçalves EJ, Faria C, Almada VC , Baptista C, Carreiro H. 1997. Embryonic and larval development of the giant goby Gobius cobitis (Pisces: Gobiidae). Journal of Natural History, 31: 799-804. pdf

 

Gonçalves EJ, Almada VC. 1997. Sex differences in resource utilization by the peacock blenny. Journal of Fish Biology, 51: 624-633. pdf

 

Henriques M, Almada VC . 1997. Relative Importance of Cleaning Behaviour in Centrolabrus exoletus and other wrasse at Arrábida, Portugal. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 77: 891-898. pdf

 

  :: 1996                                                       

 

Almada VC,  Carreiro H,  Faria C, Gonçalves EJ . 1996. The breeding season of Coryphoblennius galerita in Portuguese waters. Journal of Fish Biology, 48: 295-297. pdf

 

Almada VC, Amorim C, Almada F , Matos R, Pereira E, Godinho R. 1996. Agonistic Behaviour and Sound Production in Gaidropsarus mediterraneus (Gadidae). Journal of Fish Biology, 49: 363-366. pdf 

 

Faria C, Almada VC, Gonçalves EJ . 1996. Juvenile recruitment, growth and maturation of Lipophrys pholis (Pisces: Blenniidae), in the west coast of Portugal. Journal of Fish Biology, 49: 727-730. pdf

 

Gonçalves EJ, Almada VC,  Almeida SP, Gonçalves DM, Repas M, Simões N. 1996. Observations on the agonistic behaviour of Lepadogaster lepadogaster purpurea (Pisces: Gobiesocidae). Journal of Fish Biology, 49: 367-369. pdf

 

Gonçalves EJ, Almada VC,  Oliveira RF, Santos AJ. 1996. Female mimicry as a mating tactic in males of the blenniid fish Salaria pavo . Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the U.K., 76: 529-538. pdf

 

Oliveira RF,  Almada VC . 1996. On the (In)stability of Dominance Hierarchies in the Cichlid Fish Oreochromis mossambicus . Aggressive Behavior, 22: 37-45.   pdf

 

Oliveira RF,  Almada VC.  1996. Dominance Hierarchies and Social Structure in Captive Groups of the Mozambique Tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Ethology, Ecology and Evolution, 8 (1): 39-55. pdf

 

Oliveira RF, Canário AVM,  Almada VC. 1996. Social Modulation of Sex Steroid Concentrations in the Urine of Male Cichlid Fish Oreochromis mossambicus (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Hormones and Behavior, 30: 2-12. pdf

 

  :: 1995                                                       

 

Almada VC;  Santos RS. 1995. Parental Care in the Rocky Intertidal: a Case Study of Adaptation and Exaptation in Mediterranean and Atlantic Blennies. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 5: 23-37. pdf

 

Almada VC, Gonçalves EJ, Oliveira RF , Santos AJ. 1995. Courting females: ecological constraints affect sex-roles in a natural population of the blenniid fish Salaria pavo . Animal Behaviour , 49: 1125-1127. pdf

 

Faria C ;  Almada VC.  1995. Some aspects of the breeding ecology of  Gobius cobitis  Pallas and  Gobius paganellus  L. in the West Coast of Portugal. Arch. Museu Bocage II nº29 pp 463-471 pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F . & Almada, V.C . 1995. Sexual dimorphism and allometry of external morphology in  Oreochromis mossambicus . Journal of Fish Biology 46(6): 1055-1064 pdf

 

 

  :: 1994                                                       

 

Almada VC.  1994. A Contribuição dos Estudos de Filogenia para o Esclarecimento de Problemas em Ecologia Comportamental. In: Biologia e Comportamento - Actas do I Congresso Nacional de Etologia ( V.C. Almada  & R.F. Oliveira, Eds.): 3-14. ISPA, Lisboa.  pdf

 

Almada VC,  Avelar T. 1994. Historicidade e Selecção Natural - as Possibilidades do Método Comparativo. Prof. Germano Sacarrão, Museu Bocage : 299-315.  pdf

 

Almada VC, Gonçalves EJ,  Santos AJ, Baptista C. 1994. Breeding ecology and nest aggregations in a population of Salaria pavo (Pisces: Blenniidae) in an area where nest sites are very scarce. Journal of Fish Biology, 45: 819-830. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F.  and Almada, V.C. 1994. Análise qualitativa do comportamento na tilapia  Oreochromis mossambicus  (Pisces, Cichlidae) - etograma dos juvenis. In Biologia e Comportamento - Actas do I Congresso Nacional de Etologia (V.C. Almada &  R.F. Oliveira , eds.), pp.153-162. ISPA: Lisboa.  pdf

 

  :: 1993                                                       

 

Almada VC, Oliveira RF, Gonçalves EJ,  Almeida AJ, Barata EN. 1993. A new northern limit for the distribution range of Lipophrys canevae (Pisces: Blenniidae) in the Atlantic Ocean. Arquivos do Museu Bocage, Nova Série, 2: 379-384. pdf

 

Gonçalves EJ, Almada VC,  Almeida AJ,  Oliveira RF . 1993. On the occurrence of Parablennius sanguinolentus (Pisces: Blenniidae) on the Portuguese coast. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the U.K., 73: 465-467. pdf

 

Oliveira, R.F. , Almada, V.C. and Gil, M.F. 1993. The reproductive behavior of the longspine snipefish  Macrorhamphosus scolopax  (Syngnathiformes, Macrorhamphosidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 36(4): 337-343. pdf

 

Queiroz AI,  Almada VC.  1993. Some Observations of Pyrenean Desman Specimens ( Galemys pyrenaicus , Geoffroy) in Short Time Captivity. In: Proceedings of the Meeting on the Pyrenean Desman (Queiroz, A. I., Ed.): 33-39. 

 

Queiroz AI, Alves H, Almada VC . 1993. The Small Hydroplants: Predicted Impacts on the Pyrenean Desman ( Galemys pyrenaicu s, Geoffroy) Populations. In: Proceedings of the Meeting on the Pyrenean Desman (Queiroz, A. I., Ed.): 69-77.

 

Ré P,  Gonçalves EJ. 1993. Growth of sprat ( Sprattus sprattus ) larvae in the German Bight (North Sea) as inferred by otolith microstructure. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 96: 139-145. pdf

 

  :: 1992                                                       

 

Almada, V.C., Gonçalves, E.J .,  Oliveira, R.F . and Barata, E.N. 1992. Some features of the territories in the breeding males of the intertidal blenny  Lipophrys pholis  (Pisces: Blenniidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the U.K. 72(1): 187-197. pdf

 

Oliveira RF , Almada VC, Almeida AJ, Santos RS, Gonçalves EJ . 1992. A checklist of the blennioid fishes (Teleostei, Blennioidei) occurring in portuguese waters. Arquipélago. Life & Earth Sciences, 10: 23-37. pdf

 

  :: 1990                                                       

 

Almada VC, Oliveira RF,  Barata EN,  Gonçalves EJ,  Rito AP. 1990. Field observations on the behaviour of the breeding males of Lipophrys pholis (Pisces: Blenniidae). Portugaliae Zoologica, 1: 27-36. pdf

 

Almada VC,  Barata EN,  Gonçalves EJ, Oliveira RF. 1990. On the breeding season of Lipophrys pholis (Pisces: Blenniidae) at Arrábida, Portugal. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the U.K., 70: 913-916. pdf

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