APRIL 2016 Book published
Morais P & Daverat F (editors) (2016) An Introduction to Fish Migration. Boca Raton, Florida (USA). CRC Press. 307p. ISBN 9781498718738
New non-indigenous species identified in the Guadiana estuary
Weakfish Cynoscion regalis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (Sciaenidae) is native from the northwest Atlantic Ocean, and a single specimen of this species was collected by professional fishermen in the Guadiana estuary (SW Iberian Peninsula, Europe) on June 16th, 2016. This specimen was identified by P. Morais.
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PAPERS AND BOOK CHAPTERS PUBLISHED IN 2020
4. Morais P (in press) Leading hypotheses about the influence of temperate marine fish larvae on recruitment variability that shaped larval ecology. In: MA Teodósio, A Barbosa (Eds.). Zooplankton Ecology. CRC Press.
3. Baptista V, Costa EFS, Carere C, Morais P, Cruz J, Cerveira I, Castanho S, Ribeiro L, Pousão-Ferreira P, Leitão F, Teodósio MA (in press) Does consistent individual variability in temperate and pelagic fish larval behaviour affect recruitment in nursery habitats? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.
2. Dias E, Barros AG, Hoffman JC, Antunes C, Morais P (2020) Habitat use and food sources of European flounder larvae (Platichthys flesus, L. 1758) across the Minho River estuary salinity gradient (NW Iberian Peninsula) . Regional Studies in Marine Science 34: 101196. doi: 10.1016/j.rsma.2020.101196
1. Baptista V, Leitão F, Morais P, Teodósio MA, Wolanski E (2020) Modelling the ingress of a temperate fish larva into a nursery coastal lagoon. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2020.106601
NEMA - CITIZEN SCIENCE CAMPAIGN
Novas Espécies Marinhas do Algarve (PT)
New Marine Species of the Algarve (EN)
PhD student João Encarnação (CCMAR, Univ. of Algarve) is leading a citizen science campaign to track the presence and spread of non-indigenous species and tropical species along the coast of the Algarve (southern Portugal).