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Rui Pedro Vieira

Rui Pedro Vieira

Estudante de Doutoramento

  • Departmento: Departamento de Biologia
  • Research Group: Ecologia Marinha e Estuarina
  • Thesis title: Functioning and vulnerability of continental slope ecosystems: combining stable isotope and visual survey approaches Supervisor: Profª. Doutora Marina R. Cunha; Clive Trueman (GSNOCS, UK); Jorge Gonçalves (UAlg); Henry Ruhl (NOCS) Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia Grant reference: SFRH/BD/84030/2012 Start date: 2013-03-01 End date: 2017-02-28


Prémios e distinções



2016: Student Travel Award to attend the 10th International Conference on the Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological Studies (Tokyo, Japan)
2016: Challenger Society Travel Award
2016: British Ecological Society Training & Travel Grant
2016: Selected for poster presentation at SET for Britain 2016 in the House of Commons, London, UK.
2015: John Gage Prize for Best Student Poster at the 14th Deep-Sea Biology Symposium. Aveiro, Portugal.  
2014: Marine Biological Association of the UK Student Member Bursary.
2014: Award for best photo within the category "Scientific Instruments/Gear" in the Marine Imaging Workshop. Southampton, UK.
2013: Flying Sharks Research Fund to attend the FSBI Annual Symposium in Glasgow.
2011: DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarship for short-term research in the Institut für Hydrobiologie un Fischereiwissenschaft - University of Hamburg (Germany).
2010: Scholarship for polar research “New Generation of Polar Researchers”, sponsored by CGD.
2007: LLP/Erasmus Scholarship for studies in Italy.


Research cruises



2015: RV Noruega – BIOMETORE III, Atlantis, Irving and Tyro seamounts (NE Atlantic).
2013: RV Poseidon – P446 cruise in Senghor Seamount (Cape Verde).
2012: RC Ranger – OCEANA 2012 Ranger Expedition in the Portuguese south coast.
2011: RV Poseidon – P423 cruise in Senghor Seamount (Cape Verde).
2010: RV Meteor – M83/2 cruise in Ampère Seamount (NE Atlantic). 
 


- deep-sea ecology


- stable isotope ecology


- biological oceanography


- fisheries


- taxonomy of marine fishes

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  • SWIMGLO – A ligação dos limites de placas Falhas Glória-SWIM e a sua importância na propagação da deformação tectónica e de ecossistemas profundos no limite de placas Açores-Gibraltar Ver mais

Publicações

WoS Papers (19)
Negri A., Daneri G.A., Ceia F., Vieira R., Cherel Y., Coria N.R., Corbalan A., Xavier J.C. (2016) The cephalopod prey of the Weddell seal, Leptonychotes weddellii, a biological sampler of the Antarctic marine ecosystem. In: Polar Biology. 39, 3, 561-564.
Vieira R.P., Barreiros J.P. (2010) Are weight, length and amount of venom related in scorpionfish?. In: Journal Of Venomous Animals And Toxins Including Tropical Diseases. 16, 3, 395
Ceia F.R., Phillips R.A., Ramos J.A., Cherel Y., Vieira R.P., Xavier J.C. (2012) Short- and long-term consistency in the foraging niche of wandering albatrosses. In: Marine Biology. 159, 7, 1581-1591, DOI: 10.1007/s00227.
Vieira R.P., Christiansen B., Christiansen S., Gonçalves J.M.S. (2012) First record of the deepwater whalefish Cetichthys indagator (Rofen, 1959) in the North Atlantic Ocean. In: Journal Of Fish Biology. 81, 1133–1137, DOI:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2012.03378.x.
Vieira R.P., Bentes L., Monteiro P., Ribeiro J., Erzini K., Gonçalves J.M.S. (2013) Weight-length relationships for five fish species from a temperate coastal lagoon of southern Europe. In: Journal Of Applied Ichthyology. 29, 292–293, DOI: 10.1111/jai.12041
Vieira R.P., Monteiro P., Ribeiro J., Bentes L., Oliveira F., Erzini K., Gonçalves J.M.S. (2014) Length-weight relationships of six syngnathid species from Ria Formosa, SW Iberian coast. In: Cahiers De Biologie Marine. 55, 9-12.
Machado L.F., Nunes D., Avila M., Vieira R.P., Barreiros J.P. (2014) Feeding strategy and trophic ontogeny in Scorpaena maderensis (Scorpaeniformes: Scorpaenidae) from the Azores, NE Atlantic. In: Cybium. 38, 3, 163-171.
Fonseca P., Abrantes F., Aguilar R., Campos A., Cunha M., Ferreira D., Fonseca T.P., Garcia S., Henriques V., Machado M., Mecho A., Relvas P., Rodrigues C.F., Salgueiro E., Vieira R., Weetman A., Castro M. (2014) A deep-water crinoid Leptometra celtica bed off the Portuguese south coast. In: Marine Biodiversity. 44, 2, 223-228. 1867-1624.
Christiansen B., Vieira R.P., Christiansen S., Denda A., Oliveira F., Goncalves J.M.S. (2015) The fish fauna of Ampère Seamount (NE Atlantic) and the adjacent abyssal plain. In: Helgoland Marine Research. 69, 1, 13-23.
Vieira R.P., Cunha M.R. (2014) In situ observation of chimaerid species in the Gorringe Bank: new distribution records for the north-east Atlantic Ocean. In: Journal Of Fish Biology. 85, 3, 927-932.
Vieira R.P., Raposo I.P., Sobral P., Goncalves J.M.S., Bell K.L.C., Cunha M.R. (2015) Lost fishing gear and litter at Gorringe Bank (NE Atlantic). In: Journal Of Sea Research. 100, 91-98.
Alvito P.M., Rosa R., Phillips R.A., Cherel Y., Ceia F., Guerreiro M., Seco J., Baeta A., Vieira R.P., Xavier J.C. (2015) Cephalopods in the diet of nonbreeding black-browed and grey-headed albatrosses from South Georgia. In: Polar Biology. 38, 5, 631-641.
Pedro S., Xavier J.C., Tavares S., Trathan P.N., Ratcliffe N., Paiva V.H., Medeiros R., Vieira R.P., Ceia F.R., Pereira E., Pardal M.A. (2015) Mercury accumulation in gentoo penguins Pygoscelis papua: spatial, temporal and sexual intraspecific variations. In: Polar Biology. 38, 9, 1335-1343.
Ceia F.R., Ramos J.A., Phillips R.A., Cherel Y., Jones D.C., Vieira R.P., Xavier J.C. (2015) Analysis of stable isotope ratios in blood of tracked wandering albatrosses fails to distinguish a C-13 gradient within their winter foraging areas in the southwest Atlantic Ocean. In: Rapid Communications In Mass Spectrometry. 29, 24, 2328-2336.
Seco J., Daneri G.A., Ceia F.R., Vieira R.P., Hill S.L., Xavier J.C. (2016) Distribution of short-finned squid Illex argentinus (Cephalopoda: Ommastrephidae) inferred from the diets of Southern Ocean albatrosses using stable isotope analyses. In: Journal Of The Marine Biological Association Of The United Kingdom. 96, 6, 1211-1215.
Xavier J.C., Barbosa A., Agusti S., Alonso-Saez L., Alvito P., Ameneiro J., Avila C., Baeta A., Canario J., Carmona R., Catry P., Ceia F., Clark M.S., Cristobo F.J., Cruz B., Duarte C.M., Figuerola B., Gili J.M., Gonclves A.R., Gordillo F.J.L., Granadeiro J.P., Guerreiro M., Isla E., Jimenez C., Lopez-Gonzalez P.J., Lourenco S., Marques J.C., Moreira E., Mota A.M., Nogueira M., Nunez-Pons L., Orejas C., Paiva V.H., Palanques A., Pearson G.A., Pedros-Alio C., Cantero A.L.P., Power D.M., Ramos J.A., Rossi S., Seco J., Sane E., Serrao E.A., Taboada S., Tavares S., Teixido N., Vaque D., Valente T., Vazquez E., Vieira R.P., Vinegla B. (2013) Polar marine biolog science in Portugal and Spain: Recent advances and future perspectives. In: Journal Of Sea Research. 83, 9-29.
Vieira RP, Coelho R, Denda A, Martin B, Gonçalves JMS, Christiansen B (2016) Deep-sea fishes from Senghor Seamount and the adjacent abyssal plain (Eastern Central Atlantic). In: Marine Biodiversity.
Bueno-Pardo J., Ramalho S.P., Garcia-Alegre A., Morgado M., Vieira R.P., Cunha M.R., Queiroga H. (2017) Deep-sea crustacean trawling fisheries in Portugal: quantification of effort and assessment of landings per unit effort using a Vessel Monitoring System (VMS). In: Scientific Reports. 7,
Xavier JC, Trathan PH, Ceia FR, Tarling GA, Adlard S, Fox D, Edwards EWJ, Vieira RP, Medeiros R, De Broyer C, Cherel Y (2017) Sexual and individual foraging segregation in Gentoo penguins Pygoscelis papua from the Southern Ocean during an abnormal winter. In: Plos One . 12, 3, e0174850
Other Papers (3)
Barreiros J.P., Machado L.F., Vieira R.P., Porteiro F.M. (2011) Occurrence of Grammicolepis brachiusculus Poey, 1873 (Grammicolepididae) in the Azores Achipelago (NE Atlantic). In: Arquiplago € Life And Marine Sciences. 28, 83-88.
Vieira R.P., Thiel R., Christiansen B., Coelho R., Denda A., Gonçalves J.M.S. (2013) The deep-sea fish Kali macrodon: a new record for the tropical off Cape Verde. In: Marine Biodiversity Records. 6, e4,
Barreiros JP, Vieira RP, Machado LF (2014) First record of Alosa fallax (Lacépède, 1803) (Teleostei: Clupeiformes: Clupeidae) in the Azores Archipelago, Portugal (NE Atlantic). In: Mitteilungen Klosterneuburg. 64, 1, 18-23.
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Teses (2)
Vieira R.P. (2011) Estrutura populacional de Electrona antarctica (Günther, 1878) e Gymnoscopelus braueri (Lönnberg, 1905) no Mar de Scotia (Oceano Antárctico). In: MSc Thesis.
Vieira, R.P. (2017) Functioning and vulnerability of continental slope ecosystems: combining stable isotope and visual survey approaches. In: PhD Thesis.
Communications (27)
Cunha, M. R., Hilário, A., Vieira, R. P., Magalhães, V. H., Adão, H., Silva, A. A. d. , Ravara, A., Rodrigues, C., Terrinha, P., Hensen, C. (2012) Biological assemblages of three new mud volcanoes along deep-reaching transform faults in the Horseshoe Abyssal Plain (NE Atlantic). In:
Vieira R.P., Cunha M.R. (2012) Fish diversity and distribution on Gorringe Bank (NE Atlantic) from ROV surveys at bathyal depths. In:
Cunha M.R. , Hilário A. , Vieira R.P. , Magalhães V. , Adão H. , Aranda da Silva A. , Génio L. , Gomes N. , Pinheiro L. , Ravara A. , Rodrigues C. , Terrinha P. , Scholz F. , Hensen C. (2012) A possible link between hydrothermal vents and cold seeps – new mud volcanoes along deep-reaching transform faults in the SW Iberian Margin (NE Atlantic). In:
Vieira R.P., Cunha M.R. (2012) Mapping the bathyal ichthyofauna diversity in the Gorringe Bank. In:
Vieira R.P., Gonçalves J.M.S., Cunha M.R. (2013) Deep-sea fish diversity from the Gettysburg and Ormonde Seamounts (NE Atlantic) – ROV-based surveys. In:
Vieira RP, Palma I, Cunha MR (2013) Mapping marine litter and lost fishing gear in the Gorringe Bank. In:
Paitio JL, Vieira RP, Cunha MR (2015) Visual adaptions of mesopelagic fishes: rod cells specializations in relation to diel vertical migration in myctophids. In:
Vieira RP, Chung M-T, Johnston G, O’Hea B, Neat F, Cunha MR, Trueman CN (2015) Functional ecology of deep-sea fishes across a depth gradient elucidated by stable isotope analysis. In:
Chung M, Shores D, Vieira RP, Trueman CN (2015) Life history traits in deep-sea fishes revealed by otolith microchemistry. In:
Vieira RP, Christiansen S, Coelho R, Denda A, Gonçalves JMS, Martin B, Oliveira F, Christiansen B (2015) Deepwater ichthyofauna communities of two seamounts from the eastern Atlantic Ocean: results from exploratory surveys. In:
Vieira RP, Bett BJ, Morris K, Jones DOB, Trueman CN, Ruhl HA (2015) Quantifying trawling impacts on benthic megafauna in the Porcupine Seabight (bathyal NE Atlantic). In:
Bueno J, García-Alegre A, Ramalho SP, Vieira RP, Cunha MR, Queiroga H (2015) Characterization of deepwater crustacean trawl fisheries in the Portuguese continental margin. In:
Paitio J, Vieira RP, Cunha MR (2015) Light in the deep: how do visual specializations reflect behavioural and ecological patterns in lanternfishes (Myctophiformes, Myctophidae)?. In:
Cruz AC, Pitarma B, Vieira RP, Cunha MR (2015) Taxonomic study of the Family Sternoptychidae from Senghor Seamount, Cape Verde. In:
Pitarma B, Cruz AC, Vieira RP, Cunha MR (2015) Mesopelagic fishes from Senghor Seamount, Cape Verde. In:
Ceia FR, Ramos JA, Phillips RA, Cherel Y, Jones D, Vieira RP, Xavier JC (2015) Tracked wandering albatrosses depict no δ13C gradients within their winter foraging areas in the Southwest Atlantic waters. In:
Ceia FR, Ramos JA, Phillips RA, Cherel Y, Jones D, Vieira RP, Xavier JC (2015) Tracked wandering albatrosses depict no δ13C gradients within their winter foraging areas in the Southwest Atlantic waters. In:
Vieira RP, Chung M-T, Johnston G, O’Hea B, Neat F, Trueman C (2014) Trophic linkages of deep-sea fishes across a depth gradient assessed by stable isotope analysis. In:
Juan Bueno · Eva García-Seoane · Henrique Queiroga · António Luis · Marina R. Cunha · Rui P. Vieira · Ana I. Lillebø · Ana I. Sousa · João Serôdio · Frankenbach S · Victor Quintino · Ana Rodrigues · Antonio Calado · J. Ezequiel · N. Vaz · Sérgio M. Leandro · Ana Abreu · Cátia Lucinda Silva · José Eduardo Rebelo (2015) Trophic web structure and ecosystem attributes of a temperate estuarine system (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal). In:
Vieira RP, Bett BJ, Morris KJ, Jones DOB, Cunha MR, Trueman CT, Ruhl HA (2016) Bottom trawling disturbance on deep-sea vulnerable habitats. In:
Vieira RP, Chung M-T, Johnston G, O’Hea B, Neat F, Cunha MR, Trueman CN (2016) Isotopic niches of deep-sea fishes along a depth gradient. In:
Vieira RP, Chung M-T, Cunha MR, Trueman CN (2016) New insights on deep-sea fish community structure along environmental gradients. In:
Vieira RP, Cunha MR and the scientific party of the cruise M86/5 (RV Meteor) (2014) Hidden but not enough– AUV survey reveals marine litter in a newly discovered mud volcano from the Horseshoe Slope Rise (NE Atlantic). In:
Vieira RP, Bett BJ, Morris KJ, Jones DOB, Cunha MR, Trueman CT, Ruhl HA (2016) Bottom trawling disturbance on deep-sea vulnerable habitats. In:
Nuño-Muñoz L, Vieira RP, Costa ME, Gonçalves JMS (2016) Trophic ecology of small deepwater lanternsharks (Etmopterus spinax and Etmopterus pusillus) from the south Portuguese coast. In:
Seabra P, Louro I, Neves P, Vieira RP, Cunha MR (2016) Feeding ecology of dominant fish species from beach seine discards (Praia de Mira, Central Portugal). In:
Ribas F, Vieira RP, Correia F (2016) Ilustração vectorial aplicada à taxonomia de peixes mesópelágicos. In:
Other Publications (6)
Cunha M.R., Vieira R.P., Bell K.C. (2012) Litter and lost fishing gear on the Gorringe Bank, off Portugal. p12-13. in HERMIONE - Hotspot Ecosystem Research and Man’s impact on European Seas. Deliverable DX3: Establishment of a protocol for the qualification and quantification of litter and first compilation of results, 32 p. In:
Paitio JL, Vieira RP, Cunha MR (2014) Retinal properties of the mesopelagic fish Diaphus sp.: vision under dim light conditions. Frontiers in Marine Science Conference Abstract: IMMR | International Meeting on Marine Research 2014. DOI: 10.3389/conf.FMARS.2014.02.00087. In:
Vieira RP, Bell KC, Cunha MR (2015) Lost fishing gears and litter found at Gorringe Bank: a call for conservation. Research@UA, May 2015: 34. In:
Vieira RP, Christiansen S, Coelho R, Denda A, Gonçalves JM, Martin B, Oliveira F and Christiansen B (2015) Deepwater ichthyofauna communities of two seamounts from the eastern Atlantic Ocean: results from exploratory surveys. Front. Mar. Sci. Conference Abstract: XV European Congress of Ichthyology. doi: 10.3389/conf.FMARS.2015.03.00133. In:
Cruz AC, Pitarma B, Vieira RP, Cunha MR (2016) Estudo taxonómico da Família Sternotpychidae (Actinopterygii, Stomiiformes) do Monte Submarino Senghor, Cabo Verde. Volume Especial da Revista Captar: Ciência e Ambiente para Todos 6 (1): 23. In:
Pitarma B, Cruz AC, Vieira RP, Cunha MR (2016) Peixes mesopelágicos do Monte Submarino Senghor, Cabo Verde. Volume Especial da Revista Captar: Ciência e Ambiente para Todos 6 (1): 54-55. In:

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