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Olsen JL, Rouzé P, Lin Y-C, Verhelst B, Bayer T, Collen J, Dattolo E, De Paoli E, Dittami S, Mamus F, Michel G, Kersting A, Lauritano C, Lohaus R, Töpel M, Tonin T, Vanneste K, Amirebrahimi M, Brakel J, Boström C, Chovatia M, Grimwood J, Jenkins J, Jüterbock A, Mraz A, Stam WT, Tice T, Green PJ, Bornberg-Bauer E, Pearson GA, Procaccini G, Duarte CM, Schmutz J, Reusch TBH, van de Peer Y. (2016) The genome of the seagrass Zostera marina reveals angiosperm adaptation to the sea. Nature 530: 331-335. doi: 10.1038/nature16548

Assis J, Coelho NC, Lamy T, Valero M, Alberto F, Serrão EA (2016) Deep reefs are climatic refugia for genetic diversity of marine forests. Journal of Biogeography doi:10.1111/jbi.12677

Weydmann A, Coelho NC, Serrão EA, Burzynski A, Pearson GA (2016) Pan-arctic population of the keystone copepod Calanus glacialis. Polar Biology DOI 10.1007/s00300-016-1898-x

Pilczynska J, Cocito S, Boavida J, Serrão E, Queiroga H (2016) Genetic Diversity and Local Connectivity in the Mediterranean Red Gorgonian Coral after Mass Mortality Events. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0150590. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150590

Teixeira S, Pearson GA, Candeias R, Madeira C, Valero M, Serrao EA (2016) Lack of fine-scale genetic structure and distant mating in natural populations of Fucus vesiculosus. Marine Ecology Progress Series 544: 131-142

Boavida J, Paulo D, Aurelle D, Arnaud-Haond S, Marschal C, Reed J, Gonçalves JMS, Serrao EA (2016) A well-kept treasure at depth: precious red coral rediscovered in Atlantic deep coral gardens (SW Portugal) after 300 years. PLOS ONE DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147228

Nielsen MM, Paulino C, Neiva J, Krause-Jensen D, Bruhn A, Serrao EA (2016). Genetic diversity of Saccharina latissima along a salinity boundary in the North Sea – Baltic transition zone. Journal of Phycology. doi: 10.1111/jpy.12428

Assis J, Lucas AV, Barbara I, Serrão EA (2016a) Future climate change is predicted to shift long-term persistence zones in the cold temperate kelp Laminaria hyperborea. Marine Environmental Research 113: 174-182 doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2015.11.005

Segovia-Viadero M, Canteras-Jordana JC, Serrao EA, Gonzalez-Wanguemert (2016). Do hatchery-reared sea urchins represent a potential threat to genetic diversity in the wild? Heredity doi: 10.1038/hdy.2015.109

Martinez-Garrido J, Serrão EA, Engelen AH, Cox CJ, Garcia-Murillo P, González-Wanguemert M (2016) Multi-locus genetic analyses provide insight into speciation and hybridisation in the genus Ruppia. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 117: 177-191

Chefaoui RM, Assis J, Duarte CM, Serrão EA (2016) Large-scale prediction of seagrass distribution integrating landscape metrics and environmental factors: the case of Cymodocea nodosa (Mediterranean-Atlantic). Estuaries and Coasts 39: 123-137 doi 10.1007/s12237-015-9966-y

Vieira C, Engelen AH, Guentas L, Aires T, Houlbreque F, Serrao E, DeClerck O, Payri CE (2016) Species specifictity of bacteria associated to the brown seaweeds Lobophora (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae) and their potential for induction of rapid coral bleaching in Acropora muricata. Frontiers in Microbiology 7:316. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00316

Aires T, Serrão EA, Engelen AH (2016) Host species and environmental specificity in bacterial communities associated to two highly invasive Asparagopsis seaweeds. Frontiers in Microbiology 7: 559

Costa APL, Calado R, Marques B, Lillebo A, Serôdio J, Soares AMVM, Serrão EA, Rocha RJM (2016) The effect of mixotrophy in the ex situ culture of the soft coral Sarcophyton cf. glaucum Aquaculture. 452: 151-159

Paulo D, Manent P, Barrio J, Serrao EA, Alberto F. (2016) Recruit survival of Cymodocea nodosa along a depth gradient. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 57:137-144

Gil-Fernandez C, Paulo D, Serrão EA, Engelen AH (2016). Limited differences in fish and benthic communities and possible cascading effects inside and outside a protected marine area in Sagres (SW Portugal). Marine Environmental Research 114: 12-23

González-Wanguemert M, Valente S, Henriques F, Domínguez-Godino JA, Serrão EA (2016) Setting preliminary biometric baselines for new target sea cucumbers species of the NE Atlantic and Mediterranean fisheries. Fisheries Research 179: 57-66 doi:10.1016/j.fishres.2016.02.008

Van Beveren E, Klein M, Serrão EA, Gonçalves EJ, Borges R. Early life history of larvae and early juvenile Atlantic horse mackerel Trachurus trachurus off the Portuguese west coast. Fisheries Research 10.1016/j.fishres.2016.05.018

Boavida J, Assis J, Reed J, Serrao EA, Gonçalves JMS (2016) Comparison of small remotely operated vehicles and diver-operated video of circalittoral benthos. Hydrobiologia. 766: 247-260. DOI 10.1007/s10750-015-2459-y

Henriques FF, Serrão EA, Gonzalez-Wanguemert (2016) Novel polymorphic microsatellite loci for a new target species, the sea cucumber Holothuria mammata. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 66 109e113 doi:10.1016/j.bse.2016.03.012


Johansson ML, Alberto F, Reed DC, Raimondi PT, Coelho NC, Young MA, Drake PT, Edwards CA, Cavanaugh, Assis J, Ladah LB, Bell TW, Coyer JA, Siegel DA, Serrão EA (2015) Seascape drivers of Macrocystis pyrifera population genetic structure in the northeast Pacific. Molecular Ecology, 24: 4866-4885.

Assis J, Coelho NC, Lamy T, Valero M, Alberto F, Serrão EA. (2015). Deep reefs are climatic refugia for genetic diversity of marine forests. Journal of Biogeography doi:10.1111/jbi.12677

Segovia-Viadero M, Canteras-Jordana JC, Serrão EA, Gonzalez-Wanguemert (2015). Do hatchery-reared sea urchins represent a potential threat to genetic diversity in the wild. Heredity

Neiva J, Assis J, Coelho NV, Fernandes F, Pearson GA, Serrão EA (2015) Genes left behind: climate change threatens cryptic genetic diversity in the canopy-forming seaweed Bifurcaria bifurcata. PLoS ONE 10(7): e0131530.

Pearson GA, Lago-Leston A, Canovas F, Cox CJ, Verret F, Lasternas S, Duarte CM, Agusti S, Serrão EA (2015) Metatranscriptomes reveal functional variation in diatom communities from the Antarctic Peninsula. ISME Journal doi:10.1038/ismej.2015.40

Aires T, Moalic Y, Serrão EA, Arnaud-Haond S (2015) Hologenome theory supported by co-occurrence networks of species-specific bacterial communities in siphonous algae (Caulerpa). FEMS Microbiology Ecology 91: fiv067.

Mota CF, Engelen AH, Serrão EA, Pearson GA (2015) Some don't like it hot: microhabitat-dependent thermal and water stresses in a trailing edge population. Functional Ecology doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12373

Ramos A, Weydmann A, Cox C, Canário A, Serrão EA, Pearson GA (2015). A transcriptome resource for the copepod Calanus glacialis across a range of culture temperatures. Marine Genomics.

Monteiro CA, Serrão EA, Pearson GA (2015) Reproductive investment, synchrony and recruitment success in marine broadcast spawners: effects of mating system and habitat (exposed shore versus estuary). Marine Environmental Research

Martinez-Garrido J, Serrão EA, Engelen AH, Cox CJ, Garcia-Murillo P, González-Wanguemert M (2015) Multi-locus genetic analyses provide insight into speciation and hybridisation in the genus Ruppia. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.

Martins MJF, Lago-Leston A, Anjos A, Duarte CN, Augusti S, Serrão EA, Pearson GA (2015) A transcriptome resource for Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba Dana) exposed to short-term stress. Marine Genomics.

Zardi G, Nicastro K, McQuaid C, Castilho R, Costa J, Serrão EA, Pearson GA (2015) Intraspecific genetic lineages of a marine mussel show behavioural divergence and spatial segregation over a tropical/subtropical biogeographic transition. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15:100

Assis J, Zupan M, Nicastro KR, Zardi GI, McQuaid CD, Serrão EA (2015) Oceanographic conditions limit the spread of a marine invader along southern African shores. PLOS ONE doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128124

Chefaoui RM, Assis J, Duarte CM, Serrão EA (2015) Large-scale prediction of seagrass distribution integrating landscape metrics and environmental factors: the case of Cymodocea nodosa (Mediterranean-Atlantic). Estuaries and Coasts

Varela-Álvarez E, Balau AC, Marba N, Afonso-Carrillo J, Duarte CM, Serrão EA (2015) Genetic diversity and biogeographical patterns of Caulerpa prolifera across the Mediterranean/Atlantic transition zone. Marine Biology 162: 557-569.

Pereira TR, Engelen AH, Pearson GA, Valero M, Serrão EA (2015) Contrasting life-histories across latitudes – a case study of a marine forest forming species. European Journal of Phycology 50: 361-369.

Zardi GI, Nicastro KR, Serrão EA, Jacinto R, Monteiro CA, Pearson GA (2015) Closer to the rear edge: ecology and genetic diversity down the core-edge gradient of a marine macroalga. Ecosphere 6(2):23.

Mineur F, Arenas F, Assis J, Davies A, Engelen AH, Fernandes F, Malta E-j, Thibaut T, Van Nguyen T, Vaz-Pinto F, Vranken S, Serrão EA, De Clerck O (2015) European seaweeds under pressure: consequences for communities and ecosystem functioning. Journal of Sea Research 98:91-108.

Valente S, Serrão EA, Gonzalez-Wanguemert M (2015) West vs East Mediterranean Sea: origin and genetic differentiation of the sea cucumber Holothuria polii. Marine Ecology 36: 485-495.

Gonzalez-Wanguemert M, Costa J, Basso, L, Duarte C, Serrão E, Henricks I (2015) Highly polymorphic microsatellite markers for the Mediterranean endemic fan mussel Pinna nobilis. Mediterranean Marine Science 16: 31-35

Lourenço CR, Nicastro KR, Serrão EA, Castilho R, Zardi GI (2015) Behind the mask: cryptic genetic diversity of Mytillus galloprovincialis along southern European and northern African shores. Journal of Molluscan Studies.

Candeias R, Casado-Amezúa P, Pearson GA, Serrão EA, Teixeira S (2015) Polymorphic microsatellite markers in the brown seaweed Fucus vesiculosus. BMC Research notes 8:73.

Boavida J, Assis J, Reed J, Serrao EA, Gonçalves JMS (2015) Comparison of small remotely operated vehicles and diver-operated video of circalittoral benthos. Hydrobiologia.

Pereira TR, Engelen AH, Pearson GA, Valero M, Serrão EA. (2015) Response of kelps from different latitudes to consecutive heat shock. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 463:57-62


Assis J, Serrão EA, Claro B, Perrin C, Pearson GA (2014). Climate-driven range shifts explain the distribution of extant gene pools and predict future loss of unique lineages in a marine brown alga. Molecular Ecology 23: 2797-2810.

Arnaud-Haond S, Moalic Y, Hernandez-garcia E, Eguiluz VM, Alberto F, Serrão EA, Duarte CM (2014). Disentangling the influence of mutation and migration in clonal seagrasses using the Genetic Distance Spectrum for microsatellites. Journal of Heredity 105:532-541.

Neiva, J, Assis, J, Fernandes, F, Pearson, GA, Serrão, EA. (2014) Species distribution models and mitochondrial DNA phylogeography suggest an extensive biogeographical shift in the high-intertidal seaweed Pelvetia canaliculata. Journal of Biogeography 41:1137-1148.

Coelho NC, Serrão EA, Alberto F (2014) Characterization of fifteen microsatellite markers for the kelp Laminaria ochroleuca and cross species amplification within the genus. Conservation Genetics Resources DOI 10.1007/s12686-014-0249-x.

van de Vliet MS, Diekmann OE, Machado M, Beebee TJC, Beja P, Serrão EA (2014) Genetic divergence for the amphibian Pleurodeles waltl in southwest Portugal: dispersal barriers shaping geographic patterns. Journal of Herpetology 48: 38-44.

Cunha RL, Nicastro KR, Costa J, McQuaid CD, Serrão EA, Zardi GI (2014) Wider sampling reveals a non siter relationship for geographically contiguous lineages of a marine mussel. Ecology and Evolution 4(11); 2070-2081.

Weydmann A, Coelho NC, Ramos AA, Serrão EA, Pearson GA (2014) Microsatellite markers for the Arctic copepod Calanus glacialis and cross-amplification with C. finmarchicus. Conservation Genetics Resources.

Cánovas F, De la Rúa P, Serrano J, Galián J (2014) Analysing and describing a contact area of two distinct evolutionary units. An ecological perspective. Journal of Insect Conservation, DOI 10.1007/s10841-014-9701-1.

González-Wangüemert, M., Costa, J., Basso, L., Duarte, C.M., Serrão, E.A., Hendriks, I.E. (2014) Highly polymorphic microsatellite markers for the Mediterranean endemic fan mussel Pinna nobilis. Mediterranean Marine Science. doi: 10.12681/mms.949.

Casado-Amezua, P., Machordom, A., Bernardo, J., González-Wangüemert, M. (2014) New insights on genetic diversity of zooxanthellae in Mediterranean anthozoans. Symbiosis 63: 41-46. DOI 10.1007/s13199-014-0286-y.

González-Wangüemert, M. & Vergara-Chen, C. (2014) Environmental variables, habitat discontinuity and life history shaping the genetic structure of Pomatoschistus marmoratus. Helgoland Marine Research, 68: 357-371.

León-Ortega, M., González-Wangüemert, M., Martínez, J.E., Calvo-Sendín, J.F. (2014) Spatial patterns of genetic diversity in Mediterranean Eagle Owl Bubo bubo populations. Ardeola, 61: 45-62.

González-Wangüemert, M., Aydin, M., Chantal, C. (2014) Assessment of target sea cucumber populations from Aegean Sea (Turkey): first insights for a right management of their fisheries. Ocean & Coastal Management, 92: 87-94.

Valente, S., Serrão E., González-Wangüemert, M. (2014) West vs East Mediterranean Sea: origin and genetic differentiation of the sea cucumber Holothuria polii. Marine Ecology (DOI: 10.1111/maec.12156).

Araújo R, Serrão EA, Sousa-Pinto I, Aberg P (2014) Spatial and temporal dynamics of fucoid populations (Ascophyllum nodosum and Fucus serratus): a comparison between central and range edge populations. PLoS ONE 9(3): e92177. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0092177

Berković B, Cabaço S, Barrio JM, Santos R, Serrão EA, Alberto F (2014) Extending the life history of a clonal aquatic plant: Dispersal potential of sexual and asexual propagules of Zostera noltii. Aquatic Botany, 113, 123-129. doi: 10.1016/j.aquabot.2013.10.007.

González-Wangüemert, M, Domínguez-Godino, J, Giménez-Casalduero, F, Serrão EA (2014) Genetic signature of a recent invasion: Bursatella leachii (Blainville, 1817) coming to Mar Menor coastal lagoon.Biochemical and Systematics Ecology, 54: 123-129.

Martínez-Garrido, J, González-Wangüemert, M, Serrão, EA (2014) New highly polymorphic microsatellite markers for the aquatic angiosperm Ruppia cirrhosa (Petagna) Grande reveal population diversity and differentiation. Genome, 57: 1-3 ( ).

Oliva S, Romero J, Pérez M, Manent P, Mascaró O, Serrão EA, Coelho N, Alberto F (2014) Reproductive strategies and isolation-by-demography in a marine clonal plant along an eutrophication gradient. Molecular Ecology 23:5698-5711 /p>

Cunha AH, Erzini K, Serrao EA, Gonçalves E, Borges R, Henriques M, Henriques V, Guerra M, Duarte C, Marbá N, Fonseca M (2014) Biomares, a LIFE project to restore and manage the biodiversity of Prof. Luiz Saldanha Marine Park. Journal of Coastal Conservation 18 (6): 643-655


Cavanaugh KC, Kendall BE, Siegel DA, Reed DC, Alberto F, Assis J (2013). Synchrony in dynamics of giant kelp forests is driven by both local recruitment and regional environmental controls. Ecology, 94(2), 499-509. doi: 10.1890/12-0268.1

Carney LT, Bohonak AJ, Edwards MS, Alberto F (2103). Genetic and experimental evidence for a mixed-age, mixed-origin bank of kelp microscopic stages in southern California. Ecology, 94(9), 1955-1965. doi: 10.1890/13-0250.1

Toseland A, Daines SJ, Clark JR, Kirkham A, Strauss J, Uhlig C, Lenton TM, Valentin K, Pearson GA, Moulton V, Mock T (2013). The impact of temperature on marine phytoplankton resource allocation and metabolism. Nature Climate Change, 3, 979-984. doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE1989

Teixeira S, Olu K, Decker C, Cunha RL, Fuchs S, Hourdez S, Serrão EA, Arnaud-Haond S (2013). High connectivity across the fragmented chemosynthetic ecosystems of the deep Atlantic Equatorial Belt: efficient dispersal mechanisms or questionable endemism?. Molecular ecology, 22(18), 4663-4680. doi: 10.1111/mec.12419

Assis J, Coelho N, Alberto F, Varelo M, Raimondi P, Reed D, Serrão EA (2013). High and Distinct Range-Edge Genetic Diversity despite Local Bottlenecks. PloS one, 8(7), e68646.

Aires T, Serrão EA, Kendrick G, Duarte CM, Arnaud-Haond S (2013). Invasion is a community affair: clandestine followers in the bacterial community associated with the green alga Caulerpa racemosa track the invasion source. PloS one 8(7): e68429. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0068429

Nicastro KR, Zardi GI, Teixeira S, Neiva J, Serrão EA, Pearson GA (2013). Shift happens: trailing edge contraction associated with recent warming trends threatens a distinct genetic lineage in the marine macroalga Fucus vesiculosus. BMC Biology 11(1), 6. doi:10.1186/1741-7007-11-6

Johansson ML, Raimondi P, Reed DC, Coelho NC, Serrão EA, Alberto FA (2013). Looking into the black box: simulating the role of self-fertilization and mortality in the genetic structure of Macrocystis pyrifera. Molecular Ecology 22(19), 4842-4854. doi: 10.1111/mec.12444

Massa S, Paulino C, Serrão EA, Duarte CM, Arnaud-Haond S (2013). Entangled effects of allelic and clonal (genotypic) richness in the resistance and resilience of experimental populations of the seagrass Zostera noltii to diatom invasion. BMC Ecology 13(1), 39 doi:10.1186/1472-6785-13-39

Zardi GI, Nicastro KR, Costa J, Serrão EA, Pearson GA. (2013). Broad scale agreement between intertidal habitats and adaptive traits on a basis of contrasting population genetic structure. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 131, 140-148, doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2013.08.016

Hübner K, Gonzalez-Wanguemert M, Diekmann OE, Serrão EA (2013). Genetic evidence for polygynandry in the black-striped pipefish Syngnathus abaster: a microsatellite-based parentage analysis. Journal of Heredity 104(6), 791-797. doi: 10.1093/jhered/est049

Chust G, Albaina A, Aranburu A, Borja A, Diekmann OE, Estonba A, Franco J, Garmendia JM, Iriondo M, Muxika I, Rendo F, Rodríguez JG, Ruiz-Larrañaga O, Serrão EA, Valle M (2013). Connectivity, neutral theories, and the assessment of species vulnerability to global change in temperate estuaries. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 131, 52-63. doi:

Arnaud-Haond S, Candeias R, Serrão EA, Teixeira SJL (2013). Microsatellite markers developed through pyrosequencing allow clonal discrimination in the invasive alga Caulerpa taxifolia. Conservation Genetics Resources. 1-3. doi: 10.1007/s12686-013-9878-8

Marquet N, Nicastro KR, Gektidis M, McQuaid CD, Pearson GA, Serrão EA, Zardi GI (2013). Comparison of phototrophic shell-degrading endoliths in invasive and native populations of the intertidal mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis. Biological Invasions. 15, 1253-1272. doi: 10.1007/s10530-012-0363-1

Cunha AF, Assis JF, Serrão EA (2013). Seagrasses in Portugal: a most endangered marine habitat. Aquatic Botany 104, 193-203. doi:

Assis J, Claro B, Ramos A, Boavida J, Serrão EA (2013). Performing fish counts with a wide-angle camera, a promising approach reducing divers' limitations. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 445, 93-98.

Cunha AH, Varela-Álvarez E, Paulo DS, Sousa I, Serrão EA (2013). The rediscovery of Caulerpa prolifera in Ria Formosa, Portugal, 60 years after previous record. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 54(3), 359-364.

Xavier JC, Barbosa A, Agustí S, Alonso-Sáez L, Alvito P, Ameneiro J, Ávila C, Baeta A, Canário J, Carmona R, Catry P, Ceia F, Clark MS, Cristobo FJ, Cruz B, Duarte CM, Figuerola B, Gili J-M, Gonçalves AR, Gordillo, FJL, Granadeiro JP, Guerreiro M, Isla E, Jiménez C, López-Gonzślez P-J, Lourenço S, Marques JC, Moreira E, Mota AM, Nogueira M, Núñez-Pons L, Orejas C, Paiva V, Palanques A, Pearson GA, Pedrós-Alió C, Cantero ALP, Power DM, Ramos JA, Rossi S, Seco J, Sañe E, Serrão EA, Taboada S, Tavares S, Teixidó N, Vaqué D, Valente T, V´zquez E, Vieira RP, Viñegla B. (2013). Polar marine biology science in Portugal and Spain: Recent advances and future perspectives. Journal of Sea Research. 83, 9-29 doi:

Berković B, Cabaço S, Barrio JM, Santos R, Serrão EA, Alberto F (2013). Extending the life history of a clonal aquatic plant: dispersal potential of sexual and asexual propagules of Zostera noltii. Aquatic Botany. doi:

Vergara-Chen C, González-Wangüemert M, Marcos C, Pérez-Ruzafa A (2013) Small-scale genetic structure of Cerastoderma glaucum in a lagoonal environment: potential significance of habitat discontinuity and unstable population dynamics. Journal of Molluscan Studies,79, doi:10.1093/mollus/eyt015.

Nicastro KR, Zardi GI, Teixeira S, Neiva J, Serrão EA, Pearson GA. (2013) Shift happens: trailing edge contraction associated with recent warming trends threatens a distinct genetic lineage in the marine macroalga Fucus vesiculosus. BMC Biology doi:10.1186/1741-7007-11-6

Cunha AF, Assis JF, Serrão EA (2013). Seagrasses in Portugal: a most endangered marine habitat. Aquatic Botany, 104, 193-203.

Sánchez, J.A., La Spina, M., Guirao, P.,Cánovas, F. (2013). Inferences of the population structure of Myzus persicae in diverse agroecosystems using microsatellite markers. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 103, 473-484.


Masucci AP, Arnaud-Haond S, Eguiluz VM, Hernandez-Garcia E, Serrão EA (2012) Genetic flow directionality and geographical segregation in a Cymodocea nodosa genetic diversity network. European Physical Journal (EPJ) Data Science 1:11 doi:10.1140/epjds11

Borrero-Perez G, González-Wangüemert M (2012). A new record of Holothuria arguinensis colonizing the Mediterranean Sea. Marine Biodiversity Records, 5, e105.

Varela-Álvarez E, Gómez Garreta A, Rull Lluch J, Salvador Soler N, Serrão EA, et al. (2012). Mediterranean species of Caulerpa are polyploid with smaller genomes in the invasive ones. PLoS ONE, 7(10): e47728.

Monteiro CA, Serrão EA, Pearson GA (2012). Prezygotic barriers to hybridization in marine broadcast spawners: reproductive timing and mMating system variation. PLoS ONE,7(4): e35978.

Lourenço C, Nicastro KR, Serrão EA, Zardi GI (2012). First record of the brown mussel (Perna perna) from the European Atlantic coast. Marine Biodiversity Record, 5:e39.

Nicastro KR, Zardi GI, McQuaid CD, Pearson GA, Serrão EA (2012) Love thy neighbour: group properties of gaping behaviour in mussel aggregations. PLoSONE, 7(10): e47382.

Coelho NC, Zardi GI, Pearson GA, Serrão EA, Nicastro KR (2012). Characterization of ten highly polymorphic microsatellite loci for the intertidal mussel Perna perna, and cross species amplification within the genus. BMC Research Notes, 5:2101791285670501.

Philippart CJM et al. (2012). Spatial synchronies in the seasonal occurrence of larvae of oysters (Crassostrea gigas) and mussels (Mytilus edulis/galloprovincialis) in European coastal waters. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 108: 52-63.

González-Wangüemert M, Perez-Ruzafa, A (2012). In two waters: contemporary evolution of lagoonal and marine white seabream (Diplodus sargus) populations. Marine Ecology: An evolutionary Perspective, 33: 337-349

González-Wangüemert M, Vega-Fernandez T,Perez-Ruzafa A, Giacalone M, D'Anna G, Badalamenti, F (2012) Genetic considerations on the introduction of farmed fish in marine protected areas: the case of study of white seabream restocking in the Gulf of Castellammare (Southern Tyrrhenian Sea). Journal of Sea Research, 68: 41-48.

Neiva J, Pearson GA, Valero M, Serrão EA (2012) Fine-scale genetic breaks driven by historical range dynamics and ongoing density-barrier effects in the estuarine seaweed Fucus ceranoides L. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 12: 78.

Neiva J, Pearson GA, Valero M, Serrão EA (2012) Drifting fronds and drifting alleles: range dynamics, local dispersal and habitat isolation shape the population structure of the estuarine seaweed Fucus ceranoides L. Journal of Biogeography, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2011.02670.x.

Diekmann OE, Serrão EA (2012) Range-edge genetic diversity: locally poor extant southern patches maintain a regionally diverse hotspot in the seagrass Zostera marina. Molecular Ecology, 21, 1647-1657.

Araujo R, Arenas F, Aberg P, Sousa-Pinto I, Serráo EA (2012). The role of disturbance in differential regulation of co-occurring brown algae species: Interactive effects of sediment deposition, abrasion and grazing on algae recruits. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 422–423: 1-8

Araujo R, Sousa-Pinto I, Serrão EA, Per A (2012) Recovery after trampling disturbance in a canopy-forming seaweed population. Marine Biology, 159 (3): 697-70.

Aires T, Marba N, Serrão EA, Duarte CM, Arnaud-Haond S (2012) Selective elimination of chloroplastidial DNA for metagenomics of bacteria associated to green algae (Caulerpa taxifolia, Bryopsidophyceae). Journal of Phycology, 48: 483-490.

Arnaud-Haond S, Duarte CM, Diaz-Almela E, Marbã N, Sintes T, Serrão EA (2012) Implications of Extreme Life Span in Clonal Organisms: Millenary Clones in Meadows of the Threatened Seagrass Posidonia oceanica. PLoS ONE, 7(2): e30454.

Teixeira S, Serrão EA, Arnaud-Haond S.(2012) Panmixia in a fragmented and unstable environment: the hydrothermal shrimp Rimicaris exoculata disperses extensively along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. PLoS ONE, 7(6): e38521.


Canovas F, Mota CF, Serrão EA, Pearson GA (2011) Driving south: a multi-gene phylogeny of the brown algal family Fucaceae reveals relationships and recent drivers of a marine radiation. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11: 371.

Pereira TR, Engelen AH, Pearson GA, Serrão EA, Destombe C, Valero M (2011) Temperature effects on spore development of Laminaria ochroleuca and Saccorhiza polyschides, kelps with contrasting life histories. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 52: 395-403.

Zardi GI, Nicastro KR, McQuaid CD, L Hancke, B Helmuth (2011). The combination of selection and dispersal helps explain genetic structure in intertidal mussels. Oecologia, 165:947-958.

Barradas A, Alberto F, Engelen AH, Serrão EA (2011) Fast sporophyte replacement after removal suggests banks of latent microscopic stages of Laminaria ochroleuca (Phaeophyceae) in tide pools in northern Portugal. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 52: 435-439.

van de Vliet M, Beebee TJC, Diekmann O (2011). Genetic evidence for a distinct Pelodytes lineage in southwest Portugal: implications for the use of pre-developed microsatellite markers. Conservation Genetics, DOI 10.1007/s10592-011-0299-5

Canovas F, Mota CF, Costa JF, Serrão EA, Coyer JA, Olsen JL, Pearson GA (2011). Development and characterization of 35 single nucleotide polymorphism markers for the brown alga Fucus vesiculosus L. European Journal of Phycology, 46(4): 342-351.

Teixeira S, Serrão EA, Arnaud-Haond S (2011) Characterization of 15 polymorphic microsatellite loci in Rimicaris exoculata, and cross-amplification in other hydrothermal-vent shrimp. Conservation Genetics Resources, DOI 10.1007/s12686-011-9479-3.

Varela-Alvarez E, Glenn TC, Serrão EA, Duarte CM, Martinez-Daranas B, Valero M, Marba N. Dinucleotide microsatellite markers in the genus Caulerpa. Journal of Applied Phycology, 23: 715-719.

Varela-Alvarez E, Rindi F, Cavas L, Serrão EA, Duarte CM, Marba N (2011) Molecular identification of Halophila stipulacea from Turkey. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 52: 227-232.

Teixeira S, Cambon-Bonavita M, Serrão EA, Desbruyeres D, Arnaud-Haond S (2011) Recent population expansion and connectivity in the hydrothermal shrimp Rimicaris exoculata along the Mid Atlantic Ridge. Journal of Biogeography, 38:564-574.

Aires T, Marbã N, Cunha RL, Kendrick GA, Walker DI, Serrão EA, Duarte CM, Arnaud-Haond S (2011) Evolutionary history of the seagrass genus Posidonia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 421: 117-130.

Araujo R, Serrão EA, Sousa-Pinto I, Aberg P (2011) Phenotypic differentiation at southern limit borders: the case-study of two fucoid macroalgal species with different life-history traits. Journal of Phycology, 47: 451-462.

Massa SI, Pearson GA, Aires T, Kube M, Olsen JL, Reinhardt R, Serrão EA, Arnaud-Haond S (2011) Expressed sequence tags from heat-shocked seagrass Zostera noltii (Hornemann) from its southern distribution range. Marine Genomics 4: 181-188.

Alberto F, Raimondi PT, Reed DC, Watson JR, Siegel DA, Mitarai S, Coelho N, Serrão EA (2011) Isolation by oceanographic distance explains genetic structure for Macrocystis pyrifera in the Santa Barbara Channel. Molecular Ecology, 20:2543-2554.

Coyer JA, Hoarau G, Pearson G, Mota C, Ju?terbock A, Alpermann T, John U, Olsen JL (2011). Genomic scans detect signatures of selection along a salinity gradient in populations of the intertidal seaweed Fucus serratus on a 12 km scale. Marine Genomics 4: 41-49. doi:10.1016/j.margen.2010.12.003

Coyer JA, Hoarau G, Costa JF, Hogerdijk B, Serrão EA, Billard E, Valero M, Pearson GA, Olsen JL (2011). Evolution and diversification within the intertidal brown macroalgae Fucus spiralis/F. vesiculosus species complex in the North Atlantic. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 58: 283?296. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2010.11.015

Moalic Y, Arnaud-Haond S, Perrin C, Pearson GA, Serrão EA (2011). Travelling in time with networks: Revealing present day hybridization versus ancestral polymorphism between two species of brown algae, Fucus vesiculosus and F. spiralis. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11: 33.

Wahl M, Jormalainen V, Klemens Eriksson B, Coyer JA, Molis M, Schubert H, Dethier M, Ehlers A, Karez R, Kruse I, Lenz M, Pearson G, Rohde S, Wikstrã¶m SA, Olsen JL (2011). Stress Ecology in Fucus: Abiotic, Biotic and Genetic Interactions. In M Lesser (Editor), Advances in Marine Biology, 59, Oxford, Academic Press, p. 37-106. ISBN:978-0-12-385536-7.

Zardi G, Nicastro K, Canovas F, Ferreira-Costa J, Serrão E, Pearson G (2011). Adaptive traits are maintained on steep selective gradients despite gene flow and hybridization in the intertidal zone. PLoS One 6(6): e19402. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0019402

Canovas F, De la Rua P, Serrano J, Galian J. (2011) Microsatellite variability reveals beekeeping influences on Iberian honeybee populations. Apidologie, 42: 235-251.

Gimenez-Casalduero, F., Muniain, C., González-Wangüemert, M., Garrote-Moreno, A.(2011) Elysia timida (risso, 1818) three decades of research. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation 34 (1): 217-227.

Kaouche, M., Barhi-Sfar, L., González-Wangüemert, M., Perez-Ruzafa, a., Ben Hassine, O.K. (2011) Is the Siculo-Tunisian strait an authentic gene flow barrier for fishes? Studying the case of white seabream along Tunisian coasts. African Journal of Marine Sciences, 33 (1): 79-90.

Borrero-Perez, G., González-Wangüemert, M., Marcos, C. Perez-Ruzafa, A. (2011) Phylogeography of the Atlanto-Mediterranean sea cucumber Holothuria (Holothuria) mammata: the combined effects of historical processes and current oceanographical pattern. Molecular Ecology, 20(9): 1964-1975.

González-Wangüemert, M., Froufe, E., Perez-Ruzafa, A., Alexandrino, P.(2011) Phylogeographical history of the white seabream Diplodus sargus (Sparidae): Implications for insularity. Marine Biology Research,7: 250-260.


Neiva J, Pearson GA, Valero M, Serrão EA (2010). Surfing the wave on a borrowed board: range expansion and spread of introgressed organellar genomes in the seaweed Fucus ceranoides L. Molecular Ecology 19(21): 4812?4822. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04853.x

Teixeira S., Cambon-Bonavita M., Serrão E.A., Desbruyares D., Arnaud-Haond S. (2010) Recent population expansion and connectivity in the hydrothermal shrimp Rimicaris exoculata along the Mid Atlantic Ridge. Journal of Biogeography, 38 (3): 564â??574.

Barluenga M., Austerlitz F., Elzinga J., Teixeira S., Goudet G., Bernasconi G. (2010) Fine-scale spatial genetic structure and gene dispersal in Silene latifolia. Heredity, 106: 13â??24.

Arnaud-Haond S, Marbã N, Diaz-Almela E, Serrão EA, Duarte CM Comparative analysis of stability - genetic diversity in seagrass (Posidonia oceanica) meadows yield unexpected results. Estuaries and Coasts.

Borrero-Perez, G.H., Gomez-Zurita, J., González-Wangüemert, Marcos, C. & Perez-Ruzafa, A. (2010). Molecular systematics of the genus Holothuria in the Mediterranean and Northeastern Atlantic and a molecular clock for the diversification of the Holothuriidae (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea).Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution,57: 899-906.

Nicastro KR, Zardi GI, McQuaid CD (2010) Differential reproductive investment, attachment strength and mortality of invasive and indigenous mussels across heterogeneous environments. Biological Invasions, 12:2165-2177.

Nicastro KR, Zardi GI, McQuaid CD, Stephens L, Radloff S, Blatch GL (2010) The role of gaping behaviour in habitat partitioning between coexisting intertidal mussels. BMC Ecology, 10:17, 2010.

González-Wangüemert, M., Canovas, F., Perez-Ruzafa, A., Marcos, C. & Alexandrino, P. (2010). Connectivity patterns inferred from the genetic structure of white seabream (Diplodus sargus L.).Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology,383: 23-31.

Vergara-Chen,C.,González-Wangüemert, M., Marcos, C. & Perez-Ruzafa, A.(2010) Genetic diversity and connectivity remain high in Holothuria polii(Delle Chiaje 1823) across a coastal lagoon-open sea environmental gradient. Genetica.

Vergara-Chen, C., González-Wangüemert, M., Marcos, C. & Perez-Ruzafa, A. (2010) High gene flow promotes the genetic homogeneity of Pomatoschistus marmoratus (Risso 1810) from Mar Menor coastal lagoon and adjacent marine waters.Marine Ecology: An evolutionary Perspective, 31: 270-275.

Becheler, R., Diekmann, O., Hily, C., Moalic, Y., & Arnaud-Haond, S. (2010). The concept of population in clonal organisms : mosaics of temporally colonized patches are forming highly diverse meadows of Zostera marina in Brittany. Molecular Ecology, 2394-2407. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04649.x.

Diekmann OE, Gouveia L, Perez JA, Gil-Rodriguez C, Serrão EA (2010) The possible origin of Zostera noltii in the Canary Islands and guidelines for restoration. Marine Biology DOI 10.1007/s00227-010-1467-8

Van de Vliet MS, Diekmann OE, Serrão ETA (2010) Highly polymorphic microsatellite markers for the Short-snouted seahorse (Hippocampus hippocampus), including markers from a closely related species the Long-snouted seahorse (Hippocampus guttulatus). Conservation Genetics Resources. DOI 10.1007/s12686-009-9022-y.

Pearson GA, Hoarau G, Lago-Leston A, Coyer JA, Kube M, Henckel K, Serrão EA, Corre E, Stam WT, Olsen JL (2010). An Expressed Sequence Tag (EST) Analysis of the Intertidal Brown Seaweeds Fucus serratus (L.) and F. vesiculosus (L.) (Heterokontophyta, Phaeophyceae) in Response to Abiotic Stressors. Marine Biotechnology, 12:195?213

Lago-Leston A, Mota C, Kautsky L, Pearson G. (2010) Functional divergence in heat shock response following rapid speciation of Fucus spp. in the Baltic Sea. Marine Biology, 157:683?688

Alberto F, Raimondi P, Reed DC, Coelho NC, Leblois R, Whitmer A, Serrão E (2010) Habitat continuity and geographic distance predict population genetic differentiation in giant kelp. Ecology, 91 (1) : 49?56


Villacorta C, Canovas F, Oromi P, Juan C. (2009) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci for the cavehopper Palmorchestia hypogaea (Amphipoda: Talitridae). Conservation Genetics Resources, 1: 401-404

Arnaud-Haond S., Duarte C.M., Teixeira S., Massa S.I., Terrados J., Hong Tri N., Hong P. N., Serrão E.A. (2009) Genetic recolonization of mangrove: genetic diversity still increasing in the Mekong Delta 30 years after agent Orange. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 390:129-135.

Billard E, Serrão, E, Pearson G, Destombe C, Valero M (2010) Fucus vesiculosus and spiralis species complex: a nested model of local adaptation at the shore level. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 405, 163-174.

Borrero-Perez, G.H., Perez-Ruzafa, A., Marcos, C. & González-Wangüemert, M. (2009) The taxonomic status of some Atlanto-Mediterranean species in the subgenus Holothuria (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea: Holothuriidae) based on molecular evidence. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 157: 51-69.

Zardi GI, Nicastro KR, McQuaid CD, M Gektidis (2009) Effects of endolithic parasitism on invasive and indigenous mussels in a variable physical environment. PLoS One, 4(8): e6560, 2009.

Diekmann OE, Gouveia L, Serrão EA, Van de Vliet MS (2009) Highly polymorphic microsatellite markers for the black striped pipefish, Syngnathus abaster. Molecular Ecology Resources 9(6): 1460-1466

Le Corguille G, Pearson GA, Valente M, Viegas C, Gschloessl B, Corre E, Bailly X, Peters A, Jubin C, Vacherie B, Cock M, Leblanc C. (2009)Chloroplast genomes of two brown algae, Ectocarpus siliculosus and Fucus vesiculosus: further insights on the evolution of red-algal derived plastids. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 9:253 doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-253.

Arnaud-Haond S, Teixeira S, Terrados J, Tri NH, Hong NP, Duarte CM, and Serrão EA (2009) Genetic diversity of mangrove Avicennia alba three decades after Agent Orange. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 390: 129?135, 2009.

González-Wangüemert, M,Canovas F, Marcos C, Perez-Ruzafa A (2009) Phosphoglucose isomerase variability of Cerastoderma glaucum as a model for testing the influence of environmental conditions and dispersal patterns through quantitative ecology approaches. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 37, 325?333.

Serrão EA, Havenhand J (2009) Fertilization strategies. Chapter 10 in: Wahl M (ed.) Marine Hard Bottom Communities. Ecological Studies 206, Springer Verlag. Berlin, Heidelberg (DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-92704-4_10).

Van de Vliet MS, Diekmann OE, Serrão ETA, Beja P. (2009)Development and characterization of highly polymorphic microsatellite loci for the Western Spadefoot toad, Pelobates cultripes. Conservation Genetics, 10:993?996.

Alberto F, Whitmer A, Coelho A, Zippay M, Varela-Alvarez E, Raimondi PT, Reed D, Serrão EA. (2009) Microsatellite markers for the giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera. Conservation Genetics. 10:1915-1917

Pearson GA, Lago-Leston A, Mota C. (2009) Frayed at the edges: Selective pressure and adaptive response to abiotic stressors are mismatched in low diversity edge populations. Journal of Ecology, 97, 450?462.

Araujo R, Vaselli S, Almeida M, Serrão EA, Sousa-Pinto I. (2009) Disturbance on marginal populations: effects of human trampling on Ascophyllum nodosum assemblages at its southern distribution limit. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 378: 81-92.

Cunha AH, Assis J, Serrão EA (2009) Estimation of available seagrass meadow area in Portugal for transplanting purposes. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 56:1100-1104

Assis J, Tavares D, Tavares JT, Cunha AH, Alberto, FA, Serrão EA (2009) Findkelp, a GIS-based community participation project to assess Portuguese kelp conservation status. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 56:1469-1473.

Borges R, Vaz J, Serrão EA, Gonã§alves EJ (2009). Short-term temporal fluctuation of very-nearshore larval fish assemblages at the Arrabida Marine Park. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 56(I): 376-380.

Monteiro C, Engelen AH, Serrão EA, Santos R. Habitat differences in the timing of reproduction of the invasive alga Sargassum muticum (Phaeophyta, Sargassaceae) over tidal and lunar cycles. Journal of Phycology, 45: 1-7.

Van de Vliet MS, Diekmann OE, Serrão EA, Beja P. (2009) Isolation of highly polymorphic microsatellite loci for a species with a large genome size: Sharp-ribbed Salamander (Pleurodeles waltl). Molecular Ecology Resources, 9: 425?428.

Alberto F. MsatAllele_1.0: an R package to visualize the binning of microsatellite alleles Journal of Heredity. 100(3):394?397

Massa SI, Arnaud-Haond S, Pearson GA, Serrão EA (2009)Temperature tolerance and survival of intertidal populations of the seagrass Zostera noltii (Hornemann.)in Southern Europe (Ria Formosa, Portugal) Hydrobiologia,619, 195-201.


Fonseca JF, Serrão EA,Pina-Martins F,Silva P, Mira S, Quartau JA, Paulo OS, Cancela L (2008) The Evolution of Cicada songs contrasted with the relationships inferred from mithocondrial DNA (Insecta, hemiptera)Bioacustics 18: 17-34.

Van de Vliet MS, Diekmann OE, Serrão ETA, Beja P. Highly polymorphic microsatellite loci for the Parsley frog (Pelodytes punctatus): characterization and testing for cross-species amplification. Conservation Genetics, DOI 10.1007/s10592-008-9609-.

Coyer JA, Hoarau G, Beszter G, Pearson G, Olsen JL (2008) Expressed sequence tag-derived polymorphic SSR markers for Fucus serratus and amplification in other species of Fucus. Molecular Ecology Resources doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2008.02406.x

Schmidt PS, Serrão EA, Pearson GA, Riginos C, Rawson PD, Hibish TJ, Brawley SH, Trussell GC, Carrington E, Wethey DS, Grahame JW, Bonhomme F, Rand DM. Ecological genetics in the North Atlantic intertidal: environmental gradients, replicated clines, and adaptation at specific loci. Ecology, 89(11) Supplement, 2008, pp. S91?S107.

Ladah L, Feddersen F, Serrão EA, Pearson GA (2008) Egg release and settlement patterns of a dioecious and hermaphrodite fucoid algae during the tidal cycle. Marine Biology, DOI 10.1007/s00227-008-1054-4.

Engelen A, Espirito-Santo C, Simões T, Monteiro C, Serrão EA, Pearson GA, Santos R (2008) Periodicity of propagule expulsion and settlement in the competing native and invasive brown seaweeds, Cystoseira humilis and Sargassum muticum (Phaeophyta). Eur J Phycol, 2008, 1?8, iFirst

Rozenfeld AF, Arnaud-Haond S, Hernandez-Garcia E, Eguiluz VM, Serrão EA, Duarte CM (2008) Network analysis identified weak and strong links in a metapopulation system. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. 105: 18824?18829.

Alberto F, S. Massa, P. Manent E. Diaz-Almela, S. Arnaud-Haond, CM. Duarte, Serrão EA.(2008) Genetic differentiation and secondary contact zone in the seagrass Cymodocea nodosa across the Mediterranean-Atlantic transition region. Journal of Biogeography 35: 1270-1294.


Arnaud-Haond S, Duarte CM, Alberto F, Serrão EA (2007) Standardizing methods to address clonality in population studies. Molecular Ecology. 16, 5115?5139.

Hernandez-Garcia E, Herrada EA, Rozenfeld AF, Tessone CJ, Eguiluz VM, Duarte CM, Arnaud-Haond S, Serrão E. Evolutionary and Ecological Trees and Networks. Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics and Nonlinear Physics.

Billingham MR, Simões T, Reusch TBH, Serrão E.A (2007) Genetic substructure and intermediate optimal outcrossing distance in the marine angiosperm Zostera marina. Marine Biology. 152: 793-801

Perrin C, Daguin C, Van de Vliet M, Engel CR, Pearson GA, Serrão EA (2007)   Implications of mating system for genetic diversity of sister algal species: Fucus spiralis and Fucus vesiculosus (Heterokontophyta, Phaeophyceae). European Journal of Phycology. 42: 219-230

Diaz-Almela E, Arnaud-Haond S, Vliet M.S., Alvarez E, Marbà N, Duarte CM, Serrão EA. (2007)Feed-backs between genetic structure and perturbation-driven decline in seagrass  (Posidonia oceanica) meadows. Conservation Genetics. 8:1377?1391

Rozenfeld AF, Arnaud-Haond S, Hernández-García E, Eguíluz VM, Matiías MM, Serrão EA, Duarte CM. (2007) Spectrum of genetic diversity and networks of clonal organisms. J R Soc Interface. 4: 1093-1102.

Arnaud-Haond S, Migliaccio M, Diaz-Almela E, Teixeira S, van de Vliet MS, Alberto F, Procaccini G, Duarte CM, Serrão EA(2007) Vicariance patterns in the Mediterranean Sea: East-West cleavage and low dispersal in the endemic seagrass Posidonia oceanica.  Journal of Biogeography34, 963?976

Arnaud-Haond S, Belkhir K (2007) GenClone 1.0: a new program to analyse genetics data on clonal organisms. Molecular Ecology Notes, 7: 15-17


Pearson GA, Serrão EA (2006). Revisiting synchronous gamete release by fucoid algae in the intertidal zone: fertilization success and beyond? Integrative and Comparative Biology. 46: 587-597  (Invited review)

Hernández-García E, Rozenfeld AF, Eguíluz VM, Arnaud-Haond S, Duarte CM (2006). Clone size distributions in networks of genetic similarity. Physica D 224:166-173

Coyer JA, Hoarau G, Pearson GA, Serrão EA, Stam WT, Olsen JL (2006). Convergent adaptation to a marginal habitat by homoploid hybrids and polyploid ecads in the seaweed genus Fucus.  Biology Letters. 2: 1744-9561.

Arnaud-Haond S,  Teixeira S, Massa S, Billot C, Saenger P, Coupland G, Duarte CM, Serrão EA (2006).  Genetic structure at range-edge: low diversity and high inbreeding in SE Asia mangrove (Avicennia marina) populations. Molecular Ecology. 15: 3515-3525

Engel CR, Daguin C, Serrão EA (2006). When is a hybrid a hybrid? (a counter-reply to Wallace et al.). Molecular Ecology 15: 3481-3482

Alexandre A, Cabaço S, Santos R, Serrão EA (2006). Timing and success of reproductive stages in the seagrass Zostera noltii. Aquatic Botany. 85: 219-223.

Varela-Alvarez E, Andreakis N, Lago-Lestón A,  Pearson GA, Serrão EA, Procaccini G, Duarte CM, Marba N (2006). Genomic DNA isolation  from green and brown algae (Caulerpales and Fucales) for microsatellite library construction. Journal of Phycology 42: 741-745.

Alberto F, Arnaud-Haond S, Duarte CM, Serrão EA (2006). Genetic diversity of a clonal angiosperm near its range limit: the case of Cymodocea nodosa in the Canary Islands. Marine Ecology Progress Series 309: 117-129

Pearson GA, Lago-Leston A, Valente M, Serrão EA (2006). Simple and rapid RNA extraction from lyophilized tissue of brown algae and seagrasses.  European Journal of Phycology 41:97-104


Billard E, Serrão EA, Pearson GA, Engel CR, Destombe C, Valero M. (2005). Analysis of sexual phenotype and prezygotic fertility in natural populations of Fucus spiralis, F. vesiculosus (Fucaceae, Phaeophyceae) and their putative hybridsEur. J. Phycol. 40: 397-407

Billard E, Daguin C, Pearson GA, Serrão, EA, Engel C, Valero M (2005) Genetic isolation between the three closely related taxa: Fucus vesiculosus, F.spiralis and F. ceranoides. Journal of Phycology 41: 900-905

Alexandre A, Santos R, Serrão EA (2005) Effects of clam harvesting on sexual reproduction of the seagrass Zostera noltii. Marine Ecology Progress Series 298: 115-122.

Alberto F, Gouveia L, Arnaud-Haond S, Pérez-Lloréns JL, Duarte CM, Serrão EA (2005) Within-population spatial genetic structure, neighbourhood size and clonal subrange in the seagrass Cymodocea nodosa. Molecular Ecology 14: 2669-2681.

Engel CR, Daguin C, Serrão EA (2005) Genetic entities and mating system in hermaphroditic Fucus spiralis and its close dioecious relative F. vesiculosus (Fucaceae, Phaeophyceae). Molecular Ecology 14: 2033-2046

Arnaud-Haond, S., Alberto F, Procaccini G, Serrão EA, Duarte CM (2005). Assessing genetic diversity in clonal organisms: low diversity or low resolution? Combining power and cost-efficiency in selecting markers. Journal of Heredity 3:434-440.

Diekmann OE, Coyer JA Ferreira J, Olsen JL, Stam WT, Pearson GA, Serrão EA (2005). Population genetics of Zostera noltii along the west Iberian coast: consequences of small population size, habitat discontinuity and nearshore currents. Marine Ecology Progress Series 290: 89-96

Tatarenkov A., Bergstrã¶m L., Jã¶nsson R, Serrão EA, Kautsky L, Johannesson K (2005) Intriguing asexual life in the brown seaweed Fucus vesiculosus. Molecular Ecology, 14: 647-651.


Kennedy H, Papadimitriou S, Marba N, Duarte C, Serrão EA, Arnaud-Haond S (2004) How are seagrass processes, genetics and chemical composition monitored? Chapter 9 in: Borum J, Duarte CM, Krause-Jensen D (Eds) European seagrasses: an introduction to ecology monitoring and management. p 54-62. Published by the EU project EVK3-CT-2000-00044 (ISBN 87-89143-21-3).

Christensen PB, Diaz-Almela E, Diekmann O (2004). Can transplanting accelerate the recovery of seagrasses? Chapter 13 in: Borum J, Duarte CM, Krause-Jensen D (Eds)European seagrasses: an introduction to ecology monitoring and management. p77-82. Published by the EU project EVK3-CT-2000-00044 (ISBN 87-89143-21-3).

Coyer JA, Diekmann OE, Serrão EA, Procaccini G. Milchakova N, Pearson G, Stam WT, Olsen L (2004) Genetic differentiation of the seagrass, Zostera noltii, throughout its biogeographic range. Marine Ecology Progress Series 281:51-62

Vermaat JE, Rollon RN, Lacap CDA, Billot C, Alberto F, Nacorda HME, Wiegman F, Terrados J (2004) Meadow fragmentation and reproductive output of the S.E. Asian seagrass Enhalus acoroides. Journal of sea research. 52:321-328.

Coyer JA, Reusch TBH, Stam WT, Serrão EA, Pearson G, Procaccini G, Olsen JL (2004) Characterization of microsatellite loci in the dwarf eelgrass, Zostera noltii (Zosteraceae) and cross reactivity with Z. japonica. Molecular Ecology Notes 4: 497-499

Olsen JL, Stam WT, Coyer JA, Reusch TBH, Billingham M, Bostrom, C. Calvert, E, Christie, H, Granger, S, La Lumiere R, Milchakova, N, Oudot-Le Secq M-P, Procaccini, G., Sanjabi, B, Serrão, E., Veldsink, J, Widdecombe S, Wyllie-Echeverria S (2004). North Atlantic phylogeography and large-scale populations differentiation of the seagrass Zostera marina L. Molecular Ecology, 13: 1923-1941.

Pearson G.A., Serrão E.A, Dring M., Schmid R. (2004). Blue and green-light signals for gamete release in the brown alga Silvetia compressa. Oecologia 138: 193-201.


Alberto, F., Correia, L., Arnaud-Haond, S., Billot, C., Duarte, C. M., and Serrão, E (2003) New microsatellite markers for the endemic Mediterranean seagrass Posidonia oceanica. Molecular Ecology Notes 3, 253-255.

Alberto, F., Correia, L., Billot, C., Duarte, C. M., and Serrão, E (2003). Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers for the seagrass Cymodocea nodosa. Molecular Ecology Notes 3, 397-399.

Alves, F. M. A., Chicharo, L. M., Serrão, E., and Abreu, A. D (2003) Grazing by Diadema antillarum (Philippi) upon algal communities on rocky substrates. Scientia Marina 67, 307-311.

Billingham M., Reusch T.B., Alberto F., Serrão E.A. (2003). Is asexual reproduction more important at geographical limits? A genetic test of the seagrass Zostera marina in the Ria Formosa, Portugal. Marine Ecology Progress Series 265: 77-83

Engel, C. R., Brawley, S. H., Edwards, K. J., and Serrão, E (2003) Isolation and cross-species amplification of microsatellite loci from the fucoid seaweeds Fucus vesiculosus, F-serratus and Ascophyllum nodosum (Heterokontophyta, Fucaceae). Molecular Ecology Notes 3, 180-182.

Ladah, L., Bermudez, R., Pearson, G., and Serrão, E (2003) Fertilization success and recruitment of dioecious and hermaphroditic fucoid seaweeds with contrasting distributions near their southern limit. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 262, 173-183.

Teixeira, S., Arnaud-Haond, S., Duarte, C. M., and Serrão, E (2003) Polymorphic microsatellite DNA markers in the mangrove tree Avicennia alba. Molecular Ecology Notes 3, 544-546.


Pearson GA, Serrão EA, Cancela ML (2001) Supression subtractive hybridization used to study gene expression during areal exposure and desiccation in fucoid algae. European Journal of Phycology 36: 359-366.

Gomes MC, Serrão E, Borges MF (2001) Spatial patterns of groundfish assemblages on the continental shelf of Portugal. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 58: 633-647.

Alves FMA, Chicharo LM, Serrão E, Abreu AD (2001) Algal cover and sea urchin spatial distribution and ecology at Madeira Island (NE Atlantic). Scientia Marina. 65: 383-392


Pearson GA, Kautsky L, Serrão EA (2000) Recent evolution in Baltic Fucus vesiculosus: Reduced tolerance to emersion stresses compared to intertidal (North Sea) populations. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser.202:67-79.


Serrão EA, Alice LA, Brawley SH (1999) Evolution of the Fucaceae (Phaeophyta) inferred from nrDNA-ITS. J. Phycology. 35: 382-394.

Serrão EA, Brawley SH, Hedman J, Kautsky L, Samuelsson G (1999) Reproductive success in Fucus vesiculosus in the Baltic Sea. J. Phycology. 35: 254-269.

Brawley SH, Johnson L, Pearson GA, Speransky V, Li R, Serrão E (1999) Gamete release at low tide in fucoid algae: maladaptive or advantageous? American Zoologist. 39: 218-229.


Pearson GA, Serrão EA, Brawley SH (1998). Sensing hydrodynamic conditions via carbon acquisition: control of gamete release in fucoid algae. Ecology 79: 1725-1739.

Pearson GA, Brawley SH (1998) A Model for Signal Transduction During Gamete Release in the Fucoid Alga Pelvetia compressa. Plant Physiol. 118: 305-313.

Serrão EA (1998) Methods to study algal propagules, their settlement and recruitment. In Proc. IV Latin-American Phycology Congress, vol II-Biodiversity Conservation and New Technologies. Soc. Ficol. Amer. Lat. e Caribe, São Paulo.


Pearson GA, Brawley SH (1996) Reproductive ecology of Fucus distichus (L.): An intertidal algae with successful external fertilization. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 143: 211-223

Davison IR, Pearson GA (1996) Environmental stress in intertidal seaweeds. J. Phycol. 32(2): 197-211.

Serrão EA, Pearson GA, Kautsky L, Brawley SH (1996) Successful external fertilization in turbulent environments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 93: 5286-90

Serrão EA, Kautsky L, Brawley SH (1996) Distributional success of the marine seaweed Fucus vesiculosus L. in the brackish Baltic Sea correlates with osmotic capabilities of gametes. Oecologia. 107:1-12.

1994 and before

Pearson GA, Davison IR (1994) Freezing stress and osmotic dehydration in Fucus distichus (Phaeophyta): Evidence for physiological similarity. J. Phycol. 30: 257-67.

Haroun RJ, Prud'homme van Reine WF, Muller DG, Serrão E, Herrera R. (1993). Deep-water macroalgae from the Canary Islands: new records and biogeographical relationships. Helgolã€nder Meeresunters 47 :125-143.

Pearson GA, Davison IR (1993) Freezing rate and duration determine the physiological response of intertidal fucoids to freezing. Mar Biol 115: 353-62.

Fredericq S, Serrão E, Norris J (1992) New records of marine red algae from the Azores. Arquipelago 10: 1-5.

Pearson GA, Evans LV (1990) Settlement and survival of Polysiphonia lanosa (Ceramiales) sporelings on Ascophyllum nodosum and Fucus vesiculosus (Fucales).J Phycol 26: 597-603.