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  Catarina Eira  
  Phone: 234 370 350  
  e-mail: catarina.eira@ua.pt  
  Category: Research Assistant  
  Department: Biology  
  Research group: Functional Biodiversity
 
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Academic degrees
PhD with European mention (2006) in Animal Parasitology and DEA (Advanced research certificate) (2004) in "Drugs, food and health” obtained in the Pharmacy Faculty, University of Barcelona.
MSc in Ecology (2003) and Biology degree (1997) obtained in the Science and Technology Faculty of the University of Coimbra
Research area

Research work is included in the field of Environmental Sciences, with emphasis on Animal Ecology, Marine Ecology and Pollution and the general Parasitology of Vertebrates with particular reference to ecotoxicology evaluations, parasite reproduction ultrastructure and helminth-host ecology.

Career development
Post-doc fellow CESAM & DBio, Universidade de Aveiro 2006-2012

Research Assistant ( eq) CESAM &  DBio, Universidade de Aveiro 2013-
Educational experience
2008 - PhD supervisor of Jorge Vaqueiro no trabalho "Forest road effects on small vertebrates in Natura 2000 site Dunas de Mira", Minho University (ongoing study).

2008 - MSc supervisor of Ana Rita Ribeiro in the study "Toxic element levels in Alca torda in the littoral centre of Portugal", MSc obtained in July 2008 in Aveiro University.

2007 – Lecturer of Ecology I and practical and theorical/practical lessons of Ecology II in Applied Biology of Minho University.

2007 - MSc supervisor of Paula Mendes in the study: "Toxic element levels in Morus bassanus in the littoral centre of Portugal". MSc obtained in December 2007, Dep. Biology. Aveiro University.

2006 – Module “Comunities and Ecosystems” included in the Environment MSc of the Biology department of Minho University.

2002/2003 – Supervisor of João Ferreira in the final degree research "Study on the distribution and abundance of the wild boar (Sus scrofa Linnaeus, 1758) in Mata Nacional das Dunas de Quiaios". Minho University, Applied Biology degree.

2001/2002 - Supervisor of Laura Cerqueira in the final degree research "Study on the otter (Lutra lutra L.) diet and distribution in Sítio Natura 2000 – Dunas de Mira". Universidade do Minho. Minho University, Applied Biology degree.

1999 – Course on pedagogic teaching in the environment field. IPAMB, 120hr.
Conference presentations (since 2007)

 Orais por convite




  • 2008- Vingada JV, Mascarenhas S, Vaqueiro J, Mendes P, Candeias L, Eira C & Ferreira M. Estudo de Cetáceos no Centro de Portugal Continental. Dia do Animal / Year of the Dolphin, Peniche.<

  • 2007 - Vingada J, Eira C & Melo P. Telemetria de mamíferos libertados após reabilitação. III Encontro Nacional de Centros de Recuperação de Animais Silvestres, Lisboa.

  • 2007 - Vingada J, Ferreira M, Mascarenhas S, Vaqueiro J, Mendes P, Candeias L, Eira C & Ferreira C. Recuperação de fauna marinha - Mamíferos Marinhos. III Encontro Nacional de Centros de Recuperação de Animais Silvestres, Lisboa 


outras apresentaçoes orais



  • 2011. Vingada, J., Ferreira, M., Marçalo, A., Araújo, H., Santos, J., Oliveira, I., Monteiro, S., Miodonski, J., Henriques, A., Rocha, F., Nicolau, L., Gomes, P. & Eira, C. "The Safesea project”. SafeSea Seminar - Sustainability of local fishing arts and the promotion of a safer sea for cetaceans” 16 & 17 of April. Figueira da Foz, Portugal.

  • 2011. Ferreira, M., Vingada, J., Araújo, H., Santos, J., Oliveira, I., Monteiro, S., Miodonski, J., Henriques, A., Rocha, F, Gomes, P. & Eira, C. "Evolution of cetacean bycatch in the North of Portugal 2000-2010 ”. SafeSea Seminar - Sustainability of local fishing arts and the promotion of a safer sea for cetaceans” 16 & 17 of April. Figueira da Foz, Portugal.

  • 2011. Araújo, H., Vingada, J., Ferreira, M., Santos, J., Oliveira, I., Monteiro, S., Miodonski, J., Henriques, A., Rocha, F, Gomes, P. & Eira, C. "Evaluation of cetacean bycatch ”. SafeSea Seminar - Sustainability of local fishing arts and the promotion of a safer sea for cetaceans” 16 & 17 of April. Figueira da Foz, Portugal.

  • 2011. Vingada, J., Ferreira, M., Araújo, H., Santos, J., Oliveira, I., Monteiro, S., Miodonski, J., Henriques, A., Rocha, F, Gomes, P. & Eira, C. "Essays to reduce the cetacean bycatch ”. SafeSea Seminar - Sustainability of local fishing arts and the promotion of a safer sea for cetaceans” 16 & 17 of April. Figueira da Foz, Portugal.

  • 2011. Santos, J., Vingada, J., Ferreira, M., Araújo, H., Oliveira, I., Monteiro, S., Miodonski, J., Henriques, A., Rocha, F, Gomes, P. & Eira, C. "Distribution and abundance of cetaceans”. SafeSea Seminar - Sustainability of local fishing arts and the promotion of a safer sea for cetaceans” 16 & 17 of April. Figueira da Foz, Portugal.

  • 2011. Vingada, J., Ferreira, M., Marçalo, A., Araújo, H., Santos, J., Oliveira, I., Monteiro, S., Miodonski, J., Henriques, A., Rocha, F., Nicolau, L., Gomes, P. & Eira, C. "Harbour porpoise - Conservation state in portuguese continental waters”. SafeSea Seminar - Sustainability of local fishing arts and the promotion of a safer sea for cetaceans” 16 & 17 of April. Figueira da Foz, Portugal.

  • 2007 - Mlocicki D, Swiderski Z, Miquel J, Eira C. Origin and ultrastructure of the outer coat surrounding mature eggs of Mosgovoyia ctenoides (Cestoda, Anoplocephalidae). 21st Congress of the Polish Parasitological Society. Szczecin-Miedzyzdroje, Poland

  • 2007 – Vingada J, Fonseca C, Cancela J, Rodrigues R, Eira C. Distribution and Management of Roe deer in Portugal. Il Capriolo del Mediterraneo. Parco Nazionale del Gárgano, Univ. degli Studi de Siena, Istituto Nazionale per la Fauna Selvatica. Foggia, Itália. Pp: 5-6.

  • 2007 - Fonseca C, Vingada J, Eira C, Cancela J, Rodrigues R, Soares AMVM. Roe deer Popultion Management in Portugal: an overview. 8th Roe Deer Meeting, ERICO. Velenje, Slovenia

  • 2007 - Mlocicki D, Swiderski Z, Miquel J, Eira C. Analysis of the cleavage pattern and blastomeres characteristic in the anoplocephalid cestode Mosgovoyia ctenoides (Railliet, 1890) Beveridge, 1978. 2nd Symposium of Scandinavian-Baltic Society for Parasitology. Rovaniemi, Finland.


Apresentações em painéis 



  • 2011 - Torres J, Kacem H, Eira C, Neifar L, Miquel J . Concentración de elementos tóxicos en Sarpa salpa y Balistes balistesprocedentes de  Mahdia y Sfax (Túnez). XIX Congreso Español de Toxicologia, 26-28 de julio Vigo, España. 

  • 2011 - Torres J, Ndiaye PI., Eira C, Miquel J . Bioaccumulación de metales pesados por digénidos parásitos de Sarpa salpa en Senegal.XIX Congreso Español de Toxicologia, 26-28 de julio Vigo, España. 

  • 2009 - Eira C, Torres J, Mendes P, Miquel J & Vingada J. Contaminación por elementos químicos en Morus bassanus (sulidae) y Alca torda (Alcidae) en la costa Atlántica de Portugal. XVIII Congreso Español de Toxicologia, Palma, Espanha.

  • 2009 - Torres J, Foronda P, Eira C, Miquel J & Feliu C. Plomo, cadmio, arsénico y mercurio en Raillietina micracantha (Cestoda) y en Columba livia (Columbidae) in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. XVIII Congreso Español de Toxicologia, Palma, Espanha

  • 2009 - Marigo AM, Eira C, Bâ CT & Miquel J. Espermiogénesis en Acanthobothrium crassicolle Wedl, 1855 (Tetraphyllidea, Onchobothriidae), parásito de la raya Dasyatis pastinaca. XI Congresso Ibérico de Parasitologia. Lisboa, Portugal.

  • 2008 - Mendes P, Vaqueiro J, Ferreira M, Rodrigues S, Garrido N, Petronilho J, Eira C & Vingada J. Marine bird stranding in the central coast of Portugal: a useful tool to evaluate marine birds exposure to oil pollution. Reducing the Impact of Oil Spills - RIOS Workshop (Zoomarine). Albufeira, Portugal.

  • 2007 - Ferreira M, Sequeira M, Vingada J, Petronilho J, Eira C, Vaqueiro J, Rodrigues P & Mendes P. Effectiveness of the marine mammal stranding network in Central Portugal. 21th Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society. Donostia, Spain.

  • 2007 - Mascarenhas S, Stanzani G, Ferreira M, Vaqueiro J, Mendes P, Eira C, Vingada J., & Sequeira M. Rehabilitation of a pilot whale (Globicephala melas) calf: Some vetrinary aspects. 35th Annual Symposium of the European Association of Aquatic Mammals, Antibes, França.

  • 2007 - Ferreira M, Mascarenhas S, Stanzani G, Vaqueiro J, Mendes P, Eira C, Vingada J, & Sequeira M. Rehabilitation of a Pilot Whale (Globicephala melas) calf: General Husbandry Management. 35th Annual Symposium of tthe European Association for Aquatic Mammals. Antibes, France.


Projects

i) Cooperation in scientific projects



  •  1. Coordinator: "MARPRO. Conservation of Marine protected species in Mainland Portugal". LIFE09 NAT/PT/000038. Universidade de Aveiro, Universidade do Minho, Instituto Nacional de Recursos Biológicos/Instituto de Investigação das Pescas e do Mar, Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo das Aves, Instituto para a Conservação da Natureza e Biodiversidade. Financed: 2 773.032,00 €. period: 2011-2015

  • 2. Colaborator: "FAME. Future of the Atlantic Marine Environment". RSPB, BWI, LPO, SEO, SPEA, UMinho and WavEC. Atlantic Area Programme, financed by the European Commission, European Regional Development Fund (Colaborador). Financed: 3 418.077,65€ period: 2010-2012

  • 3. Team member."Safe Sea. Sustainable local fisheries and promotion of a safe sea for cetaceans". Supported by the EEAGRANTS program, European Economic Area (EEA) Financial Mechanism. Universidade do Minho, Coordinadora para o estudo dos Mamíferos Mariños, Cooperativa de Produtores de Peixe do Centro Litoral, Cooperativa de Produtores de Peixe de Viana do Castelo, Institute of Marine Research – University of Oslo. Financed:481.181,00€ period: 2008-2011

  • 4. Team member: “Platelmintos parásitos de peces de las costas tunecinas. Estudio faunístico-ecológico, ultraestructural y ecotoxicológico” (Fish Plathelminthes parasites of fish from the coast of Tunisia). Program CIET - Programa de cooperación Interuniversitaria entre España y Túnez, financed by AECI - Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional (AECI). Financed: 8.000,00 €. period - 2009, Principal investigator: Jordi Miquel

  • 5.Team member:Spanish-Portugiese cooperation HP 2005-0011, Acciones Integradas (ACIN): “The use of helminth-host systems to assess heavy metal environmental pollution”. Program Integrated Actions, Conselho de reitores das Universidades Portuguesas (CRUP) and Secretaría de Estado de Educación, Universidades, Investigación y Desarrollo (SEID). Laboratori de Parasitologia, Facultat de Farmácia da Universitat de Barcelona and Universidade de Aveiro. financed: 8,000.00+1,200.00€ period -2006 - 2007.Principal investigator: Prof. Doutor Jordi Torres Martinez and Prof. Doutor Amadeu Soares

  • 6. Principal Investigator. Implementation of a GIS database concerning the natural values of the Malcata Nature reserve. Financed by ICNB. (2006-2008).

  • 7. Principal Investigator. Implementation of a GIS database concerning the threats and risks to conservation in the Malcata Natura 2000 site. Financed by ICNB. (2006-2008). Principal Investigator.

  • 8. Team Member: Development of field and analytical protocols to evaluate sanitary risks associated to the re-introduction of Iberian lynx. Financed by ICNB. (2006-2008).

  • 9. Principal Investigator.Monitoring wild carnivores in Malcata Reserve using photo-detection. Financed by ICNB. (2006-2008).

  • 10. Team member.Sustainable management of Biological resources in Malcata Nature Reserve. Financed by ICNB. (2006-2008).

  • 11.Team member: “Diversité des cestodes Trypanorhyncha parasites des poissons des côtes tunesiennes. Étude systématique et ultrastructurale, implication pathologique (A/2390/05)” (Diverty of the Trypanorhyncha parasites of Fish from coastal Tunisia) period - 2006 - Program CIET - Programa de cooperación Interuniversitaria entre España y Túnez, Laboratori de Parasitologia da Facultat de Farmácia da Universitat de Barcelona e o Laboratoire d´Écobiologie Animale, Département des Sciences de la Vie, Faculté des Sciences, Université de Sfax, Sfax (Túnez). Financed by AECI - Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional (AECI). Financed: 6.400,00 €. period - 2009, Principal investigator: Jordi Miquel

  • 12.Team member: Project RECHOGNIZE (Conhecer para Proteger) - Recuperação, Conservação e Gestão de Espécies e Habitats Naturais de Interesse Comunitário na Zona Centro-Litoral de Portugal. Principal investigator: Prof. Doutor Amadeu Soares (Instituto Ambiente e Vida - U. C.) cooperating with Departamento de Biologia da Universidade do Minho, Instituto Florestal- Delegação de Coimbra e Figueira da Foz. Life Programme. Period: 1995-2000.

  • 13.Principal investigator: Monitorização das zonas de ocorrência de Lince-ibérico de Penha-Garcia - Monfortinho e Proença-a-velha. Contribution to project: Lince-ibérico, Instituto de Conservação da Natureza/Reserva Natural da Serra da Malcata (1999).

  • 14.Team member: "Ecologia e Conservação do Lince-Ibérico e da Comunidade de carnívoros da Serra da Malcata". Instituto de Conservação da Natureza/Reserva Natural da Serra da Malcata (1998).

  • 15.Team member “Instalação de uma Central Termoeléctrica para queima de resíduos florestais”. I.A.V., under contract by PROET (Grupo EDP), (1997).

  • 16.Team member: “Fomento e conservação das principais presas naturais de lobo (Canis lupus)”. Section of “Conservação do lobo em Portugal”, Instituto de Conservação da Natureza (D.E.P. - Divisão de espécies protegidas), Instituto Ambiente e Vida. LIFE Programme, period:1995-1996.

  • 17.Team member "Estudo e Recuperação das Populações de Artiodáctilos do Centro de Portugal". Instituto Florestal de Coimbra - Principal investigator do Prof. Dr. Amadeu M. V. M. Soares, José Vingada, Alberto Ferreira (I.A.V. - U. Coimbra), period: 1995-1996

  • 18.Contribution to “Ecotoxicidade e Biodisponibilidade de agro-químicos em Sistemas Terrestres”, PI: Prof. Doutor Amadeu Soares do Instituto Ambiente e Vida - Universidade de Coimbra, financed by JNICT (1996-1998).


 


ii) Cooperation in educative projects



  • 1.Integrado do projecto RECOHGNIZE (Conhecer para Proteger) co-responsável pela dinamização do Centro de Educação Ambiental Manuel Alberto Rei, existente na Mata Nacional de Quiaios, com a realização de diversas actividades de educação ambiental e desenvolvimento de materiais (1993-1998).

  • 2.Membro da equipa do I.A.V. - Dep. de Zoologia, da Universidade de Coimbra, envolvida no projecto “A Escola na Conservação de Ecossistemas Costeiros Ameaçados” (PIII - 605) em colaboração com o Departamento de Biologia da Universidade do Minho. Projecto da responsabilidade de José Vingada financiado pelo Programa Ciência Viva, Ministério da Ciência e da Tecnologia (1999-2000).

  • 3.Membro da equipa de investigação do I.A.V. - Dep. de Zoologia, da Universidade de Coimbra, envolvida no projecto “Pinea – Projecto Integrar Natureza e Educação Ambiental” (PIV – 1155) em colaboração com o Departamento de Biologia da Universidade do Minho. Projecto da responsabilidade de José Vingada financiado pelo Programa Ciência Viva, Ministério da Ciência e da Tecnologia (2000-2001).

  • 4.Responsável pelo projecto “A escola na conservação de ecossistemas lagunares. (PIV – 1175) desenvolvido pelo I.A.V. - Dep. de Zoologia, da Universidade de Coimbra em colaboração com o Departamento de Biologia da Universidade do Minho. Projecto financiado pelo Programa Ciência Viva, Ministério da Ciência e da Tecnologia (2000-2001).

  • 5.Co-responsável pela criação do segunda unidade de educação Ambiental associada ao Centro de Educação Ambiental Manuel Alberto Rei cujo objectivo é apresentar de forma educativa os ecossistemas aquáticos e as espécies animais a ele associadas, estando localizada na Praia de Mira, numa antiga aquacultura reconvertida.

  • 6.Membro da equipa responsável pelo desenvolvimento de programas curriculares para o Ministério da Educação, para os novos Cursos Tecnológico de Ordenamento do Território e Tecnológico de Ambiente e Conservação da Natureza (anos 10º, 11º e 12º) que englobam as disciplinas de Ecologia, Diversidade Biológica e Conservação e Práticas de Ecologia, Apoio à Gestão de Áreas Naturais, Património Natural e Turismo Ambiental, e Práticas de Dinamização e Educação Ambiental

Scientific Supervision
Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Alfredo López Fernández
Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Rute Alexandra Pais Costa

PhD (Main Supervisor): Sara Fardilha Sá
(not a CESAM member)
PhD (Co-supervisor): Maria Carolina Rocha de Medeiros Bento
(not a CESAM member)
PhD (Co-supervisor): Andreia F. Torres Pereira
(not a CESAM member)
PhD (Co-supervisor): Sara Fardilha Sá
(not a CESAM member)
PhD (Co-supervisor): Bruno Panta Ferreira
(not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Bárbara Camarão
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Glenda Pinheiro
(not a CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Sílvia Raquel da Silva Monteiro

PhD (Main Supervisor): Lídia Ventura Ramos Nicolau

Master (Main Supervisor): Inês Margarido
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Ana Rita Vaz
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Ana Rita Ribeiro
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Paula Mendes
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Ana Isabel Fernandes
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Ana Sofia Gonçalves
(not a CESAM member)



Projects
MARPRO - Conservation of marine protected species in Mainland Portugal [see details]

CETSENTI - Cetaceans as marine ecosystem health sentinels [see details]

Publications
  1. Godoy-Vitorino F., Rodriguez-Hilario A., Alves A.L., Goncalves F., Cabrera-Colon B., Mesquita C.S., Soares-Castro P., Ferreira M., Marcalo A., Vingada J., Eira C., Santos P.M. (2017) The microbiome of a striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba) stranded in Portugal. Research In Microbiology. 168, 1, 85-93. (see details) ISI paper
  2. Monteiro S.S., Caurant F., Lopez A., Cedeira J., Ferreira M., Vingada J.V., Eira C., Mendez-Fernandez P. (2017) Sympatric Globicephala species: feeding ecology and contamination status based on stable isotopes and trace elements. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 563, 233-247. (see details) ISI paper
  3. Araujo H., Bastos-Santos J., Rodrigues P.C., Ferreira M., Pereira A., Henriques A.C., Monteiro S.S., Eira C., Vingada J. (2017) The importance of Portuguese Continental Shelf Waters to Balearic Shearwaters revealed by aerial census. Marine Biology. 164, 3, (see details) ISI paper
  4. Nicolau L., Monteiro S.S., Pereira A.T., Marcalo A., Ferreira M., Torres J., Vingada J., Eira C. (2017) Trace elements in loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) stranded in mainland Portugal: Bioaccumulation and tissue distribution. Chemosphere. 179, 120-126. (see details) ISI paper
  5. Costa R.A., Gomes T., Eira C., Vaqueiro J., Vingada J.V. (2017) Great tit response to decreasing industrial heavy metal emissions. Ecotoxicology. 26, 6, 802-808. (see details) ISI paper
  6. Nicolau L., Ferreira M., Santos J., Araujo H., Sequeira M., Vingada J., Eira C., Marcalo A. (2016) Sea turtle strandings along the Portuguese mainland coast: spatio-temporal occurrence and main threats. Marine Biology. 163, 1, (see details) ISI paper
  7. Nicolau L., Marcalo A., Ferreira M., Sa S., Vingada J., Eira C. (2016) Ingestion of marine litter by loggerhead sea turtles, Caretta caretta, in Portuguese continental waters. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 103, 1-2, 179-185. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.12.021
  8. Sa S., Bastos-Santos J., Araujo H., Ferreira M., Duro V., Alves F., Panta-Ferreira B., Nicolau L., Eira C., Vingada J. (2016) Spatial distribution of floating marine debris in offshore continental Portuguese waters. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 104, 1-2, 269-278. (see details) ISI paper
  9. Monteiro S.S., Torres J., Ferreira M., Marcalo A., Nicolau L., Vingada J.V., Eira C. (2016) Ecological variables influencing trace element concentrations in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus, Montagu 1821) stranded in continental Portugal. Science Of The Total Environment. 544, 837-844. (see details) ISI paper
  10. Ferreira M., Monteiro S.S., Torres J., Oliveira I., Sequeira M., Lopez A., Vigada J., Eira C. (2016) Biological variables and health status affecting inorganic element concentrations in harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) from Portugal (western Iberian Peninsula). Environmental Pollution. 210, 293-302. (see details) ISI paper
  11. Monteiro S.S., Vingada J.V., Lopez A., Pierce G.J., Ferreira M., Brownlow A., Mikkelsen B., Niemeyer M., Deaville R.J., Eira C., Piertney S. (2016) Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) class II sequence polymorphism in long-finned pilot whale (Globicephala melas) from the North Atlantic. Marine Biology Research. 12, 6, 595-607. (see details) ISI paper
  12. Monteiro S.S., Pereira A.T., Costa E., Torres J., Oliveira I., Bastos-Santos J., Araujo H., Ferreira M., Vingada J., Eira C. (2016) Bioaccumulation of trace element concentrations in common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) from Portugal. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 113, 1-2, 400-407. (see details) ISI paper
  13. Costa R.A., Torres J., Vingada J.V., Eira C. (2016) Persistent organic pollutants and inorganic elements in the Balearic shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus wintering off Portugal. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 108, 1-2, 311-316. (see details) ISI paper
  14. Bento M.C., Eira C., Vingada J.V., Marcalo A.L., Ferreira M., Fernandez A.L., Tavares L.M., Duarte A.I. (2016) New insight into dolphin morbillivirus phylogeny and epidemiology in the northeast Atlantic: opportunistic study in cetaceans stranded along the Portuguese and Galician coasts. Bmc Veterinary Research. 12, (see details) ISI paper
    Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27566667
  15. Hintze F., Duro V., Carvalho J.C., Eira C., Rodrigues P.C., Vingada J. (2016) Influence of reservoirs created by small dams on the activity of bats. Acta Chiropterologica. 18, 2, 395-408. (see details) ISI paper
  16. Ndiaye P.I., Torres J., Eira C., Shimalov V.V., Miquel J. (2015) Ultrastructure of the spermatozoon of the trematode Notocotylus noyeri (Digenea: Notocotylidae), a parasite of Microtus arvalis (Rodentia: Cricetidae). Folia Parasitologica. 62, (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.14411/fp.2015.001
  17. Torres J., Eira C., Miquel J., Ferrer-Maza D., Delgado E., Casadevall M. (2015) Effect of Intestinal Tapeworm Clestobothrium crassiceps on Concentrations of Toxic Elements and Selenium in European Hake Merluccius merluccius from the Gulf of Lion (Northwestern Mediterranean Sea). Journal Of Agricultural And Food Chemistry. 63, 42, 9349-9356. (see details) ISI paper
  18. Pereira J.I.C., Ferreira M., Vingada J., Eira C., Sampaio P., Pais C.S. (2015) Characterization of the fungal Microbiome in dolphins of the coast of Portugal. Mycoses. 58, 116-116. (see details) ISI paper
  19. Costa R.A., Eeva T., Eira C., Vaqueiro J., Medina P., Vingada J.V. (2014) Great tits breeding performance and mercury contamination from the paper and pulp industry in the west coast of Portugal. Chemistry And Ecology . (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02757540.2013.856891
  20. Sarmento P., Cruz J., Eira C., Fonseca C. (2014) A spatially explicit approach for estimating space use and density of common genets. Animal Biodiversity And Conservation. 37, 1, 23-33. (see details) ISI paper
  21. Torres J., Kacem H., Eira C., Neifar L., Miquel J. (2014) Total mercury and selenium concentrations in Sarpa salpa and Balistes capriscus and in their respective Digenean endoparasites Robphildollfusium fractum and Neoapocreadium chabaudi from Tunisia. Acta Parasitologica. 59, 4, 580-585. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/s11686-014-0293-4
  22. Bakhoum A.J.S., Ribas A., Eira C., Bâ C.T., Miquel J. (2013) Brachycoelium salamandrae (Frölich, 1789) (Digenea: Brachycoeliidae): Ultrastructural study of spermiogenesis and the mature spermatozoon. Zoologischer Anzeiger - Journal Of Comparative Zoology. 252, 149-156. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcz.2012.05.003
  23. Costa R.A., Eeva T., Eira C., Vaqueiro J., Vingada J.V. (2013) Assessing heavy metal pollution using great tits (Parus major): feathers and excrements from nestlings and adults. Environmental Monitoring And Assessment. 185, 6, 5339-5344. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10661-012-2949-6
  24. Mendes P., Eira C., Vingada J., Miquel J., Torres J. (2013) The system Tetrabothrius bassani (Tetrabothriidae) / Morus bassanus (Sulidae) as a bioindicator of marine heavy metal pollution. Acta Parasitologica. 58, 1, 21-25. (see details) ISI paper
  25. Brázová T., Torres J., Eira C., Hanzelová V., Miklisová D., Šalamún P. (2012) Perch and Its Parasites as Heavy Metal Biomonitors in a Freshwater Environment: The Case Study of the Ružín Water Reservoir, Slovakia. Sensors. 12, 3068-3081. (see details) ISI paper
  26. Costa R.A., Eeva T., Eira C., Vaqueiro J., Vingada J.V. (2012) Trace Elements in Faeces of Great Tit Nestlings in Relation to Breeding Performance in Coastal Areas in Central Portugal. Archives Of Environmental Contamination And Toxicology. 63, 4, 594-600. (see details) ISI paper
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  29. Sarmento P., Cruz J., Eira C., Fonseca C. (2011) Modelling the occupancy of sympatric carnivorans in a Mediterranean ecosystem. European Journal Of Wildlife Research. 57, 1, 119-131. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/0nrj46t670476721/
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  33. Swiderski Z., Mackiewicz J., Eira C., Miquel J. (2011) Ultrastructural and cytochemical study on vitellogenesis in the diphyllidean cestode Echinobothrium euterpes (Echinobothriidae) and its phylogenetical implications. Acta Parasitologica. 56, 2, 180-190. (see details) ISI paper
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  35. Sarmento P., Cruz J., Eira C., Fonseca C. (2010) Habitat selection and abundance of common genets Genetta genetta using camera capture-mark-recapture data. European Journal Of Wildlife Research. 56, 1, 59-66. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/p8167230685v7225/
  36. Negrões N., Sarmento P., Cruz J., Eira C. , Revilla E., Fonseca C., Sollmann R., Torres N.M., Furtado M.M., Jacomo A.T.A., Silveira L. (2010) The use of camera trapping to estimate puma density and influencing factors in a forest habitat of Central Brazil. Journal Of Wildlife Management. 74, 6, 1195-1203. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.wildlifejournals.org/perlserv/?request=get-abstract&doi=10.21...
  37. Torres J., Foronda P., Eira C., Miquel J., Feliu C. (2010) Trace element concentrations in Raillietina micracantha in comparison to its definitive host, the feral pigeon Columba livia in Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Archipelago, Spain). Archives Of Environmental Contamination And Toxicology. 58, 176-182. (see details) ISI paper
  38. Ribeiro A.R., Eira C., Torres J., Mendes P., Miquel J., Soares A.M.V.M., Vingada J (2009) Toxic elements concentrations in the razorbill Alca torda (Charadriiformes, Alcidae) in Portugal. Archives Of Environmental Contamination And Toxicology. 56, 588-595. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00244-008-9215-5
  39. Eira C., Torres J., Miquel J., Vaqueiro J., Soares A.M.V.M., Vingada J. (2009) Trace element concentrations in Proteocephalus macrocephalus (Cestoda) and Anguillicola crassus (Nematoda) in comparison to their fish host, Anguilla anguilla in Ria de Aveiro, Portugal. Science Of The Total Environment. 407, 2, 991-998. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.10.040
  40. Sarmento P., Cruz J., Eira C., Fonseca C. (2009) Spatial colonization by feral domestic cats Felis catus of former wildcat Felis silvestris silvestris home ranges. Acta Theriologica . 54, 31-38. (see details) ISI paper
  41. Sarmento P., Cruz J., Eira C., Fonseca C. (2009) Evaluation of Camera-Trapping for Estimating Red Fox Abundance. Journal Of Wildlife Management. 73, 7, 1207 – 1212 (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.wildlifejournals.org/perlserv/?request=get-abstract&doi=10.21...
  42. Sarmento P., Cruz J., Monterroso P., Tarroso P., Ferreira C., Negrões N., Eira C. (2009) Status survey of the critically endangered Iberian lynx Lynx pardinus in Portugal. European Journal Of Wildlife Research. 55, 247-253. (see details) ISI paper
  43. Behnke J.M., Eira C., Rogan M., Gilbert F. S, Torres J., Miquel J., Lewis J.W. (2009) Helminth species richness in wild wood mice, Apodemus sylvaticus, is enhanced by the presence of the intestinal nematode Heligmosomoides polygyrus. Parasitology. 136, 793–804 (see details) ISI paper
  44. Mendes P., Eira C., Torres J., Soares A.M.V.M., Melo P., Vingada J. (2008) Toxic element concentration in the Atlantic Gannet Morus bassanus (Pelecaniformes, Sulidae) in Portugal. Archives Of Environmental Contamination And Toxicology. 55, 503-509. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00244-008-9134-5
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  51. Eira C., Miquel J., Vingada J., Torres J. (2006) Natural infection of Oryctolagus cuniculus (Lagomorpha: Leporidae) by Gongylonema neoplasticum (Nematoda: Gongylonematidae) in Portugal. Acta Parasitologica. 51, 119-122. (see details) ISI paper
  52. Mlocicki D., Swiderski Z., Miquel J., Eira C., Conn D.B. (2006) Cellular organization and ultrastructure of the mature infective oncosphere of the cestode Mosgovoyia ctenoides Beveridge, 1978 (Cestoda, Anoplocephalidae). Journal Of Parasitology. 92, 953-961. (see details) ISI paper
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  54. Torres J., Miquel J., Mañas S., Asensio V., Eira C., Palazón S. (2006) Cranial helminths of Mustela vison Schreber, 1777 in Spain. Veterinary Parasitology. 137, 3-4, 379-385. (see details) ISI paper
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