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Fábio L. Matos

Fábio L. Matos

Assistant Researcher

Research interests

Marine conservation
Ecological connectivity
Deep sea
Ecological modelling
Data mining and analysis
Data visualization

Academic degrees

2014 - 2018 | PhD in Biology and Ecology of Global Change, University of Aveiro
2008 - 2010 | MSc degree in Ecology, Biodiversity and Ecosystems Management, University of Aveiro
2004 - 2008 | Degree in Biology, University of Aveiro

Scientific activities

05/2019 - Present | Assistant Researcher (FCT | FEDER), Department of Biology, CESAM/UA
2018 - 2019 | Research Fellow (BI/UI88/7610/2018, INTERREG), Department of Environment and Planning, CESAM/UA
2011 - 2013 | Research Fellow (PTDC/MAR/110082/2009, FCT), Department of Biology, CESAM/UA & IPMA
2011 | Research Fellow, Laboratoire Systématique Evolution Adaptation, Université Pierre Et Marie Curie, Paris
2009-2011 | Research Fellow (ESF | FCT, EURODEEP/0001/2007), Department of Biology, CESAM/UA



CephsandChefs - Octopus, squid, cuttlefish, sustainable fisheries and chefs See more

EMSO-PT - European Multidisciplinary Seafloor Observatory - Portugal See more

MCES - The Economic Valuation and Governance of Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services See more

DeepForams - Deepsea foraminifera from the Portuguese Margin See more

HERMIONE - Hotspot Ecosystem Research and Man’s Impact on European Seas See more

CHEMECO - Monitoring colonisation processes in chemosynthetic ecosystems See more

Scientific Supervision

Grants & Awards

2016 | INCISE Symposium Travel Award
2007 | Portuguese-Brazilian Santander University Scholarships Programme

Organization of seminars and conferences

  • 2019 | Member of the Organizing Committee of the 5th International Marine Connectivity Conference, Aveiro – Portugal

  • 2018 | Member of the organization team of the 3rd International Symposium of Ocean Governance for Sustainability, Aveiro – Portugal

  • 2015 | Member of the organization team of the 14th Deep-Sea Biology Symposium, Aveiro – Portugal

Participation in Oceanographic Campaigns

2014 | RV Belgica (cruise number 2014/15) - Portuguese margin
2008 | Training Through Research 17 (Leg 2 - Gulf of Cadiz) on board of the RV Professor Logachev

Participation in Scientific Networks

CESAM Funding: