Climate-change impacts on cephalopods: a meta-analysis
Borges et al, 2023 Integrative and Comparative Biology,
Evidence for the first multi-species shark nursery area in Atlantic Africa (Boa Vista Island, Cabo Verde)
Rosa et al, 2023 Frontiers in Marine Science
Bioluminescence in cephalopods: biodiversity, biogeography and research trends
Otjacques et al. 2023 Frontiers in Marine Science
Elasmobranch responses to experimental warming, acidification, and oxygen loss - a meta-analysis.
Santos et al. 2021 Frontiers in Marine Science
| RECENT NEWS
| 2021 | FCT-Aga-Khan project funded !
NGANDU - The importance of shark populations and sustainable ocean use for human well-being in Cape Verde and São Tomé and Príncipe, West Africa" - FCT AGA-KHAN/541746579/2019
led by Rui Rosa (PI) and Catarina Frazão-Santos (Co-Pi)
| 2021 | See our recent paper in Ecology (highlighted in National Geographic)
"Location probing by males complicates sexual dynamics and successful mate-guarding in squid groups"
Eduardo Sampaio et al.
| 2021 | See our two new chapters in:
"The Ocean Sunfishes: Evolution, Biology and Conservation"
(T. Thys, G., Hays & J.D.R. Houghton, Eds.). CRC Press.
One led by Miguel Baptista.
Led by Rui Rosa, the RRLAB seeks to understand how future environmental changes, such as climate change and ocean acidification, affect marine biodiversity. Future changes in ocean's chemistry, temperature and oxygen levels (hypoxia) are predicted to dictate deleterious physiological responses at organism-level, and drive, at community-level, profound impacts on diversity and biogeography. We have been investigating how these climate-related variables may interfere with critical biological processes, including acid-base regulation, energy metabolism, growth potential and calcification processes in marine species.
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