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The study demonstrated the relevance of combining fish larvae behaviour and oceanography processes in modelling the dispersion of fish larvae to estimate recruitment.
Since the late 19th century, almost 30 per cent of known seagrass area across the world has been lost. Our researcher, Carmen Santos. coordinated one of the chapters of this report.
In-depth studies of “sentinel organisms” are crucial to understand the impact of climate change on marine life.
Our researchers tested if fish larvae show some individuality throughout their growth.
The CCMAR collaborated with the Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente in the Environmental Volunteering for Water, a program that made possible the development of a simple metric for monitoring aquatic invertebrates, to be used by...
Aspeto das pradarias de Zostera marina em Portugal durante a maré baixa no verão (Créditos: Ana Alexandre – CCMAR)
In a recently published study (Functional Ecology) the researchers concluded that the effects of global change, particularly ocean warming, could benefit marine plants.
In recent years, biodiversity has suffered a rapid decline, but there are measures that can reverse this scenario. Jorge Assis integrated an international group of researchers who launched an article on the topic this Thursday.
João Saraiva, researcher at CCMAR, participates in a pioneering study that aims to improve the conditions and fish welfare in European aquacultures, by giving them legal status.
The oceanic genome has a high potential for biotechnological applications. However, it is threatened by several factors. The alert was given by a group of international experts.